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Strain, Tracy Heather

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Most widely held works by Tracy Heather Strain
Race the power of an illusion by Llewellyn Smith( Visual )

20 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 1,794 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This series challenges one of our most fundamental beliefs: that humans come divided into a few distinct biological groups, telling an eye-opening tale of how what we assume to be normal, commonsense, even scientific, is actually shaped by our history, social institutions and cultural beliefs. Episode one explores how recent scientific discoveries have toppled the concept of biological race. Episode two questions the belief that race has always been with us. It traces the race concept to the European conquest of the Americas. Episode three focuses on how our institutions shape and create race
Unnatural causes is inequality making us sick?( Visual )

6 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and held by 1,145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the bough breaks: "African American infant mortality rates remain twice as high as for white Americans. African American mothers with college degrees or higher face the same risk of having low birth-weight babies as white women who haven't finished high school. How might the chronic stress of racism over the life course become embedded in our bodies and increase risks?"--Container insert
Silicon Valley( Visual )

4 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 573 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Led by physicist Robert Noyce, Fairchild Semiconductor began as a start-up company whose radical innovations would help make the United States a leader in both space exploration and the personal computer revolution, changing the way the world works, plays, and communicates. Noyce's invention of the microchip ultimately re-shaped the future, launching the world into the Information Age
Building the Alaska Highway( Visual )

7 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 484 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In May 1942, thousands of American soldiers began one of the biggest and most difficult construction projects ever undertaken. This program tells how they battled to push a 1,520-mile road across one of the world's harshest landscapes
I'll make me a world( Visual )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in English and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

I'll make me a world profiles African-American musicians, artists and authors throughout twentieth century America
American experience Silicon Valley( Visual )

3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

American Experience, TV's most-watched history series, brings to life the compelling stories from our past that inform our understanding of the world today. The collection includes a number of great episodes from the series, including American experience the rise and fall of Penn Station. In 1910, the Pennsylvania Railroad successfully accomplished the enormous engineering feat of building tunnels under New York City's Hudson and East Rivers, connecting the railroad to New York and New England, knitting together the entire eastern half of the United States. The tunnels terminated in what was one of the greatest architectural achievements of its time, Pennsylvania Station. Penn Station covered nearly eight acres, extended two city blocks, and housed one of the largest public spaces in the world. But just 53 years after the station's opening, the monumental building that was supposed to last forever, to herald and represent the American Empire, was slated to be destroyed
The dream keepers 1940-1965( Visual )

7 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From 1940-1965 racial barriers were steadily being broken and a stunning series of African-American firsts in all fields helped with racial inequities. Some fields, however, still remained closed
Bright like a sun 1935-1954( Visual )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Great Depression and World War II challenged African-American artists to revise, adapt and expand their visions and dreams
The story we tell( Visual )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A three part series exploring the history of race perceptions and behaviors towards races in the United States, within the context of recent scientific discoveries which have toppled the concept of biological race. Episode two traces the race concept to the European conquest of the Americas, including the development of the slave system, which eventually crystalized into an ideology of white supremacy. By the mid-19th century, race had become the "common sense" wisdom of white America, revealing how social and political inequalities came to be recognized as "natural."
I'll make me a world( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

I'll make me a world profiles Afro-American musicians, artists and authors throughout twentieth century America
Thinking big Building small( Visual )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This video studies the building of New York City's Citibank building and the problems involved with constructing it. The second part of the video provides activities for children ages 8-13 to improve their understanding of the construction of bridges, domes, skyscrapers, dams, and tunnels
Adrift( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tom Curran journeys into his past in Alaska and Cape Cod to trace how he and his siblings have tried to live up to their late father's expectations. Through this meditative portrait of loss in an Irish American family, Curran directly addresses his personal battles with fear, risk, success, and failure, and how the death of his father affected him, his family, and his career to the point of dysfunction
The story we tell( Visual )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A three part series exploring the history of race perceptions and behaviors towards races in the United States, within the context of recent scientific discoveries which have have toppled the concept of biological race. Episode two traces the race concept to the European conquest of the Americas, including the development of the slave system, which eventually crystalized into an ideology of white supremacy. By the mid-19th century, race had become the "common sense" wisdom of white America, revealing how social and political inequalities came to be recognized as "natural."
Roots of health( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Using case studies from around the world, this program explores how a person's health and well-being are influenced by where they live, their educational, social, and economic status, and the degree of control they have over their lives
The house we live in( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Episode three focuses on how our institutions shape and create race
Unnatural causes. is inequality making us sick?( Visual )

4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the bough breaks: African American infant mortality rates remain twice as high as for white Americans. African American mothers with college degrees or higher face the same risk of having low birth-weight babies as white women who haven't finished high school. How might the chronic stress of racism over the life course become embedded in our bodies and increase risks?
I'll make me a world( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

I'll make me a world profiles Afro-American musicians, artists and authors throughout twentieth century America
Dream keepers( Visual )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The 1960's through the 1980's
Learning and teaching evolution case studies( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The first part is divided into seven short segments which combine storytelling and science to explore evolution and spark students' interest. The second part is devoted to evolution case studies. Four segments highlight strategies for teaching evolution, including ways to address the controversies that may arise
Race the power of an illusion( )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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