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Most widely held works about University of California (System)
Most widely held works by University of California (System)
A world of differences understanding cross-cultural communication ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 384 libraries worldwide
Gestures from different cultures around the world are explored. People from many nations are shown performing all kinds of gestures and the different gestures that there are. Also explored are the meaning, function and origin of gestures.
You don't know Dick courageous hearts of transsexual men ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 247 libraries worldwide
Provides honest and riveting portraits of six men who once were women. Through their commentaries and the experiences of partners, friends, and family emerges an unforgettable story of self-discovery.
The Ad and the Id sex, death, and subliminal advertising ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1992 and 2003 in English and held by 239 libraries worldwide
Dr. Bernard McGrane lectures on the conscious psychological manipulation of potential consumers by the advertising industry, which uses the insights of hired psychologists with the aid of numerous pictorial examples, Dr. McGrane attempts to teach viewers to recognize the subliminal content of advertisements, usually images of sex and death. He presents the art of Violet Ray, which explores the deceptions perpetrated by advertising.
The human face emotions, identities and masks ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 194 libraries worldwide
The face is the "organ of emotion" and we constantly read facial expressions to understand what others are feeling. The face also contains other powerful clues. Our identity is captured in our features. Our eyes can reveal important truths about us, even those we would prefer to conceal. The face also plays a critical role in physical attractiveness.
Sexism in language thief of honor, shaper of lies : a lecture ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 189 libraries worldwide
Lynn T. Lovdal explores sexism in both the syntax and semantics of language and shows how it is often unintentional or even unrecognized. She explores four key areas: "female" words that are dependent on a "male" version, words that are more positive for men than for women, words for women that carry negative sexual connotations, and "neutral" words that become inferior when applied to women.
The five suns a sacred history of Mexico ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in English and held by 185 libraries worldwide
Tells the story of the Aztec religion. Animated with illustrations painted in the style of native Mexican people of the sixteenth century.
Personal space exploring human proxemics ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 183 libraries worldwide
Discusses the concept of personal space and the interpersonal and cultural issues that define it.
Gender and relationships male-female differences in love and marriage ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 173 libraries worldwide
Explores the differences in the ways that men and women experience the love relationship. Examines ways to make a relationship work better for both men and women. Features men and women from a variety of cultural and social backgrounds who provide testimony on how gender differences affect their relationships.
Jim Dine a self-portrait on the walls ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 158 libraries worldwide
When a museum in Ludwigsburg, Germany, wanted to mount an exhibition of works by American artist Jim Dine but could not afford to ship his paintings and sculptures to Germany, the artist agreed to go to Ludwigsburg and create wall drawings there. Shows Dine drawing and talking about his work, the exhibition to the public, and, finally, after six weeks, the drawings being obliterated when painters cover them with a fresh coat of paint.
Six billion and beyond ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 148 libraries worldwide
Explores the issues of population growth and the issues surrounding it: reproductive health, overpopulation, and the environment in six nations: Mexico, Kenya, India, China, Italy, and the United States.
Forgotten fires ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 147 libraries worldwide
A documentary about the burning of two Afro-American churches near Manning, South Carolina in June, 1995 by Ku Klux Klan members.
Robert Irwin the beauty of questions ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 146 libraries worldwide
Artist Robert Irwin presents his approach to art and its role in the world, and talks about his lifelong process of artistic search and discovery. Shows him at work on some of his installations in various locations.
In and out of Africa ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1992 and 2004 in French and held by 131 libraries worldwide
Story about Gabai Baaré, a merchant who brings wood carvings from West Africa to sell in the United States.
Who owns the past ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 126 libraries worldwide
Explores the attitudes and behavior of European Americans toward the remains of Native Americans from the earliest European settlement in America to the 1990's with the discovery of "Kennewick Man" by the Columbia River in Washington, whether those remains were located in burials or the result of death in battle. The late 20th century movement by Indians to reclaim their ancestors' remains succeeded to a considerable degree, but conflicts with goals of scientists continue.
All about looking ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 125 libraries worldwide
Jim Dine discusses and demonstrates his ideas on the importance of looking at the model again and again and reworking the drawing again and again in drawing from a live model.
A world of food tastes & taboos in different cultures ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 125 libraries worldwide
Examines some of the attitudes that make food a fascinating focus of powerful cultural and individual differences. In this film food choices are divided into 7 primary categories and a variety of individuals from various cultures and ethnic and religious affiliations are interviewed concerning what they are willing to eat and why.
Science or sacrilege Native Americans, archaeology, & the law ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 121 libraries worldwide
Discusses the issue of the controversy between Indians and scientists on the excavations and study of Indian burial grounds and remains. Examines the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA) passed in 1990, its underlying moral and political issues, its practical consequences, and the prospects for science in the post-NAGPRA world.
Ishi the last Yahi ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 121 libraries worldwide
Following extensive massacres of Native Americans in California in the 1860s and 1870s, Ishi and a handful of his tribe refused to surrender, choosing instead to live in hiding. After 40 years and the death of all the others, Ishi, near starvation, walked out of the wilderness and into the white man's world in 1911. Based on original research by Jed Riffe and the book Ishi, the last Yahi, a documentary history, edited by Robert F. Heizer and Theodora Kroeber.
No place like home ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 116 libraries worldwide
Features the daily life of a young girl who resides with her mother, brother, and sister in homeless shelters and inexpensive motels. Examines a cycle of domestic violence, poverty, and abandonment which is transmitted from one generation to the next.
Can you see the color gray ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 107 libraries worldwide
Attitudes and feelings about race are expressed by children and teenagers.
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