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Malone, Adrian

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Most widely held works by Adrian Malone
Cosmos : a personal voyage by Carl Sagan( Visual )

12 editions published between 1980 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 894 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A complete guide for the layman to modern thinking in all areas of astronomy and cosmology
The ascent of man : a personal view by Jacob Bronowski( Visual )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 349 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A massive survey of science from flint tools to the theory of relativity. It was made as a science counterpart to Sir Kenneth Clark's series Civilisation, with Jacob Bronowski presenting his own view of science and mankind
The ascent of man : a personal view by J. Bronowski( Visual )

3 editions published between 1974 and 2007 in English and held by 308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A massive survey of science from flint tools to the theory of relativity. It was made as a science counterpart to Sir Kenneth Clark's series Civilisation, with Jacob Bronowski presenting his own view of science and mankind
The secret by Adrian Malone( Book )

5 editions published between 1984 and 1988 in English and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Five generations of the Irish-American Devlin family discover, and, ultimately, bring to fulfillment an awesome secret on human subconscious and human destiny
Cosmos by Carl Sagan( Visual )

26 editions published between 1980 and 2018 in English and Spanish and held by 218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Carl Sagan discusses the cosmic relationship between man and the universe
Millennium: Tribal Wisdom and the Modern World by Adrian Malone( Visual )

10 editions published between 1992 and 2006 in English and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Host David Maybury-Lewis journeys worldwide to capture the wisdom of tribal peoples before it and they are all gone, and finds that our survival may depend upon finding new ways to express the values of wisdom, compassion, and family held by them
Starry Messenger by Jacob Bronowski( Visual )

11 editions published between 1973 and 2008 in English and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows man's early study of astronomy. Traces the origins of the scientific revolution through the conflict between fact and religious beliefs
The Ascent of Man by Jacob Bronowski( Visual )

19 editions published between 1973 and 2007 in English and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Jacob Bronowski, a leader in the movement of scientific humanism, presents his personal view of the great creative discoveries of mankind ... Traveling to various locations, Bronowski considers the qualities of thought and imagination that compelled man to analyze the physical world and then to explore the invisible laws and structures above and beneath its surface"--Container
Music of the Spheres by Jordan Belson( Visual )

12 editions published between 1973 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the evolution of mathematics and explores its relationship of numbers to musical harmony, early astronomy, and perspective in painting
The Majestic clockwork( Visual )

4 editions published between 1973 and 1988 in English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Genetics has made giant advances in less than two hundred years. Recent research and findings related to DNA have advanced genetics in ways that were quite unknown just decades ago
The Drive for power( Visual )

6 editions published between 1973 and 2008 in English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains how industrialization and political revolutions altered man's concept of power during the 18th century and points out the significance of these developments in the progress of man
Generation Upon Generation by Jacob Bronowski( Visual )

5 editions published between 1973 and 2008 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the complex code of human genetics, from the experiments of Gregor Mendel to the discoveries of modern laboratories. Briefly explores the role of sex in love, and reproduction
Knowledge or certainty by Jacob Bronowski( Visual )

7 editions published between 1973 and 1988 in English and Spanish and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Considers the moral dilemma which confronts today's scientists by contrasting humanist traditions with the inhumanities of the Nazis, and the harnessing of nuclear energy with the development of the atomic bomb
World within world( Visual )

3 editions published between 1974 and 1988 in English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looks at the internal structure of the atom and traces the history of 20th-century physics
The Art of Living( Visual )

4 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In tribal cultures, views of life and death are traditionally expressed in everyday dances, clothes, sculptures, paintings, etc. Travel to the Wodaabe tribe of Niger and the Dogon people of Mali to witness the ways they celebrate life and death with acts of beauty and grace. Meet a North American artist who shows us his way of connecting his art to the meaning of life and death
Mistaken Identity( Visual )

3 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Who are you? Where does your individual identity begin and end? While Western societies strive to answer these questions through a biological view--conception, birth, adolesence, maturity, and death--tribal cultures define identity by the myths and rituals of their society, by who rears them, and by an organic continuum to which they belong
The Shock of the Other( Visual )

3 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Host David Maybury-Lewis offers a personal meditation on "the other"--The people of cultures foreign to us--and what we can learn from them. Learn how the Western world's desire to remake other societies into its own image has robbed our modern world of the gifts of other cultures; promotes the idea that there is a need to protect other cultures threatened by industrial expansion
A Poor Man Shames Us All( Visual )

3 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Learn why our Western views of wealth and economic needs have created a society of strangers in the midst of material riches, while tribal cultures such as the Weyewa of Indonesia and the Gabra of Kenya create economies of dependency on others, measuring wealth through people not possessions
Strange relations( Visual )

3 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How do we balance our personal desires for romance with our societal need for stable marriage? Explores marriage customs in Nepal, Niger, and Canada
Inventing Reality( Visual )

4 editions published in 1992 in English and Undetermined and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Episode eight of a ten-part series that explores the values and different perspectives of tribal societies and what the modern world can learn from them. David Maybury-Lewis looks at how the certainties of science can combine with natural conceptions of physical disease both in the tribal world of the shaman and in the thinking of modern medical science. Ranges from a measles epidemic among the Huichol Indians of Mexico to a cancer treatment centre in Toronto and then to beliefs of Australian Aborigines in the wilderness of Australia
 
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