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Cowie, Peter, Ed. – 1995
This publication resulted from a project of the British Film Institute (bfi). The aim was to emphasize that cinema takes a number of different forms, fulfills a variety of roles within different societies, and has different models of its social function. Toward this end, film-makers from all over the world were invited to write a diary about the…
Descriptors: Acting, Animation, Artists, Career Exploration
Zilper, Nadia – Library Journal, 1991
Offers an overview of Soviet and Eastern European publishing practices. The history of communist publishing practices and the dramatic effect which Glasnost has had upon these practices are summarized. It is observed that highly unstable conditions in the USSR have severely jeopardized bibliographic control and hindered collection development in…
Descriptors: Cataloging, Communism, Economic Impact, Foreign Countries
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Ewig, Rick – OAH Magazine of History, 1988
Points out railroad building in the West as a cause rather than an effect of the rapid development of the area. Railroads hastened the demise of American Indian autonomy and their land base, brought permanent Anglo-American settlers to the West and provided a market relationship between East and West. (KO)
Descriptors: American Indian History, Information Sources, Marketing, Migration
Kinne, Harold C. – 1982
The history of the development of the microcomputer industry since its inception in 1975 is explored in this brief paper, which pays special attention to the advent of the small business computer. The author describes the growth of sales, the development of successful companies, the early resistance to use of microcomputers in business, and the…
Descriptors: Business, Equipment Manufacturers, Marketing, Microcomputers
Barron, Hal S. – 1997
Between 1870 and 1930, a "second great transformation" in the Northeast and Midwest was characterized by centralization of the economy, expansion of state power and professional expertise, and a rising urban consumer culture. Communities in the rural North faced a number of challenges: diminishing local control over schools and roads,…
Descriptors: Agriculture, Community Control, Cooperatives, Educational Change