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Friedman, Adam

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Michelangelo : artist and man( Visual )

13 editions published between 1994 and 2006 in English and Polish and held by 845 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biography examines the broad canvas of Michelangelo's life and legacy to probe the very soul of the artist who in his own lifetime was called genius
The War of 1812 by Arts and Entertainment Network ; History channel (Television network) ; New Video Group( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 829 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first episode, "First invasion : the War of 1812," depicts how only 30 years after winning the independence, the upstart United States waged another war with Great Britain. Motivated by the high-seas capture of American sailors and the desire to annex Canadian lands, President Madison declared war. Thanks to the aim of a lone sniper, the skill of Andrew Jackson, the fortitude of the people of Baltimore, and the events of September 11, 1814, America would triumph again, ensuring the survival of the fledgling nation. "Save our history: The Star-Spangled Banner" recaptures the events that led Francis Scott Key to write the song which would become our national anthem. This song was written at the Battle of Fort McHenry during the War of 1812
Pocahontas : ambassador of the new world( Visual )

3 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and held by 710 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pocahontas: native American princess, ambassador, stateswoman, peacemaker, visionary, and friend. An intimate portrait of a remarkable young woman whose brief life left an indelible mark on a fledgling nation
Benjamin Franklin : citizen of the world by Adam Friedman( Visual )

10 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in English and Spanish and held by 628 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biography of the American Renaissance man, Benjamin Franklin. An inventor and civic leader, he became a revolutionary at age 70. As a statesman, he was appointed as America's first ambassador to France and became the chief architect of the Treaty of Paris
Susan B. Anthony : rebel for the cause( Visual )

9 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in English and held by 594 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looks at the life of Susan B. Anthony who fought for women's rights, especially the right to vote. Combining archival photographs with dramatic recreations and interviews, shows how Anthony endured threats and ridicule for her efforts to reform unfair laws that governed women
The American Revolution : one nation's rise to independence( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 571 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documents the American Revolution using reenactments, commentaries by historical and military experts, and archival materials featuring the people, places and events from 1773 to the end of the war
Cleopatra : destiny's queen by Monte Markham( Visual )

11 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in English and held by 499 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Her name is synonymous with beauty, power and seduction. She was ruler of Egypt, Caesar's mistress and Mark Antony's lover. Presents the life of the most alluring woman of the ancient world
George Washington : founding father( Visual )

8 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in English and held by 476 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From his youth of privilege to his inauguration as the nation's first President, here is George Washington's remarkable life
Thomas Jefferson : philosopher of freedom by Adam Friedman( Visual )

9 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in English and held by 428 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Statesman, scientist, architect, President - he was America's dashing Renaissance man. But outside of public life, Jefferson was a different man. Was he involved in a messy affair while serving as Mister to France? Why did he die with debts of over $100.000?
Biography the first conquistador( Visual )

7 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in English and held by 292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Mention the name Ponce de León, and most people will recall his futile search for the mythical Fountain of Youth. But there is far more to the life of the great explorer ... Ponce de León gained fame when he voyaged to the Americas with Columbus in the 16th century. There, he discovered Florida and served as Puerto Rico's first governor"--Slipcase
Nanotechnology in dermatology by Adnan Nasir( )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nanotechnology in Dermatology is the first book of its kind to address all of the important and rapidly growing aspects of nanotechnology as it relates to dermatology. In the last few years there has been an explosion in research and development for products and devices related to nanotechnology, including numerous applications for consumers, physicians, patients, and industry. Applications are underway in medicine and dermatology for the early detection, diagnosis, and targeted therapy of disease, and nanodesigned materials and devices are expected to be faster, smaller, more powerful, more efficient, and more versatile than their traditional counterparts. Written by experts working in this exciting field, Nanotechnology in Dermatology specifically addresses nanotechnology in consumer skin care products, in the diagnosis of skin disease, in the treatment of skin disease, and the overall safety of nanotechnology. The book also discusses future trends of this ever-growing and changing field, providing dermatologists, pharmaceutical companies, policy makers, and consumer cosmetics companies with a clear understanding of the advantages and challenges of nanotechnology today
Race for glory : auto racing and faith( Visual )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stock car racing is one of America's most popular sports with more than 75 million fans nationwide, and growing. For many racers, the winning values of team, family and faith inspire them on and off the track
Shout gladi gladi( Visual )

3 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Shout Gladi Gladi profiles the heroic efforts to rescue African women and girls from obstetric fistula, a medical condition that can turn them into reviled outcasts. About 2 million women and girls in Africa and parts of Asia are living with the condition, with 50-100,000 new cases each year. Those that survive are incontinent and shunned from normal life in their villages. Filmed in Kenya, Malawi and Sierra Leone, Shout Gladi Gladi spotlights the quest of Ann Gloag, a former nurse, who drives a movement to save these vulnerable women from this preventable and treatable condition, and presents the women's stirring stuggles."--Container
Great commanders. the first American hero( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"He led a rag-tag array of farmers and woodsmen to victory over the greatest army in the world ... and then oversaw the formation of a new nation. And he became president under the idea that people can govern themselves"--Container
The War of 1812( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The battle of New Orleans shows how General Andrew Jackson led a motley group of Creoles, freeborn blacks, local Native Americans and poorly armed frontiersmen to defeat of the British army effectively ending the War of 1812. Biography: Andrew Jackson : a man for the people shows how Andrew Jackson, known as "Old Hickory", took office in 1828 as President of the United States building on a reputation for leadership earned in battle during the War of 1812. The great ships: the Ironclads presents how In the 19th century, the iron clad warships represented a radical advance over all earlier war ships making the wooden Navies of the world obsolete overnight. Extreme history: surviving an 1812 battleship provides a look at what it was like to engage the enemy from inside an 1812 battleship
Attila : scourge of God( Visual )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The name Attila the Hun conjures up images of bloodthirsty barbarians decimating an innocent European populace by sword and fire, but in other parts of the world, the reputation of the king of the Huns is altogether different. This fifth-century ruler was shrewd and intelligent, charismatic and compassionate. Attila the Hun used his most forceful attributes to forge a loose confederation of nomadic tribes into the most fearsome military machine of its time
Say it by signing by Elaine Costello( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a video guide to the basics of sign language. Each dramatized lesson is followed by additional vocabulary and expressions. Demonstrates the manual alphabet
Early expansion( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Disc 1. First invasion : the War of 1812, depicts how only 30 years after winning independence, the upstart United States waged another war with Great Britain. Motivated by the high-seas capture of American sailors and the desire to annex Canadian lands, President Madison declared war. Thanks to the aim of a lone sniper, the skill of Andrew Jackson, the fortitude of the people of Baltimore, and the events of September 11, 1814, America would triumph again, ensuring the survival of the fledgling nation. -- Save our history : the star-spangled banner, recaptures the events that led Francis Scott Key to write the song which would become our national anthem. This song was written at the Battle of Fort McHenry during the War of 1812
Joshua L. Chamberlain : professor and general( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Driving corporate social responsibility : CSR leaders on strategies for increasing profit and sustainable business( Book )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Driving Corporate Social Responsibility provides an authoritative, insider's perspective on establishing strategies that drive business goals while promoting sustainability and positive corporate citizenship across the company. Featuring leaders in this field from major companies around the world, this book addresses key topics such as reducing the company's carbon footprint, aligning with relevant charities, implementing company-wide programs, communicating with stakeholders, and working across the organization to make decisions in line with the company's values. From assessing company goals and selecting suitable causes to engaging employees and investors, these executives share their insight on the many considerations necessary for successful CSR strategy implementation. Additionally, these authors discuss the potential challenges of corporate social responsibility initiatives, such as difficulty obtaining executive buy-in, failing to integrate programs with company goals, and inadequate evaluation of costs and benefits, and give suggestions for overcoming these challenges. The different backgrounds represented and the breadth of perspectives presented enable readers to get inside some of the leading minds in this emerging field, as these top executives offer their thoughts on creating strategies to drive both company success and corporate citizenship"--Cover page 4
 
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