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Thomas, Jean-Paul

Overview
Works: 166 works in 328 publications in 2 languages and 535 library holdings
Genres: History  Internet videos  Educational films  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Sources 
Roles: Director, Scenarist, Publishing director, Conceptor, Author, Interviewer, Producer, Composer
Classifications: PN1997, 909.82
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Jean-Paul Thomas
Eastern Europe 1953-1991( Visual )

3 editions published between 1991 and 1998 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Third in a three-part series on Eastern Europe that uses archival footage to trace events from 1900 to the fall of Communism and the rise of democracy. This segment begins with the death of Stalin, which precipitated a rash of political intrigues in the Balkans, and ends with the fall of Communism. Topics include the rise of Nikita Khrushchev; the 1956 Polish Workers Revolt; the liberation of Cardinal Wyszinski; the Hungarian Revolt; the rise of Nicolae Ceausescu in Romania; Tito's socialism; the Czechoslovakian Revolution; the death of Tito; the Helsinki Conference; Lech Walesa and the Polish miners' strike; Gorbachev and perestroika; and the rise of democracy
Eastern Europe, 1900-1939( Visual )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First in a three-part series on Eastern Europe that uses archival footage to trace events from 1900 to the fall of Communism and the rise of democracy. This segment traces the history of Eastern Europe from the reign of Franz Josef to the rise of Hitler and the beginnings of the Second World War. Topics include the war for Macedonia pitting Bulgaria, Serbia, and Greece against the Turks; political manipulation of the Balkans by Russia, Austria, Britain, and France; domination of Serbia; the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand; the fall of czarist Russia; the Hungarian Revolution of 1918; rise of the Communist Party; birth of the Czechoslovakian Republic; the Versailles Treaty; rise of Marshal Pilsudski in Poland; formation of the united kingdom of Serbs, Croats, and Slovenes; and the Munich Conference
Eastern Europe, 1939-1953( Visual )

2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Second in a three-part series on Eastern Europe that uses archival footage to trace events from 1900 to the fall of Communism and the rise of democracy. This segment traces events leading up to World War II, with their devastating political and economic effect on Eastern Europe, as well as the rise of Stalin and the thirst for empire of the Soviet Union. Shows how both Hitler's and Stalin's quests for power left this vulnerable area of the world permanently destabilzed. Topics include the invasion of Poland by Germany; intrigues and internal politics of the Balkan States; declaration of Croatian independence; the war between Russia and Germany; the Warsaw Ghetto; Marshal Tito and the Anti-Fascist Liberation Council; the battle for Stalingrad; American intervention; the Slavic resistance movement; the Yalta Conference; the Potsdam Conference; the Communist takeover; Tito's break with Moscow; and the closing of the Iron Curtain
This great century( Visual )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fifth in a five-part series that surveys historical events of the 20th century, using original newsreels and vintage footage. Covers major advances, trends, and tragedies, from political upheavals and passing social crazes to the role of technology, and examines their impacts on the future. This segment documents world events from 1980 to 1990, featuring the Gulf War, the spread of the AIDS virus, the death of Communism, illegal drugs, and the crippling effects of famine and disease in Africa
This great century( Visual )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First in a five-part series that surveys historical events of the 20th century, using original newsreels and vintage footage. Covers major advances, trends, and tragedies, from political upheavals and passing social crazes to the role of technology, and examines their impacts on the future. This segment documents world events from 1900 to 1918, including the Titanic, Marie Curie, World War I, and Charlie Chaplin
Notre siècle by Pierre Philippe( Visual )

6 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in French and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Exodus naissance d'Israel( Visual )

3 editions published between 1980 and 1993 in French and English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Encyclopédie visuelle des grands événements politiques du 20e siècle réalisée à partir d'actualités cinématographiques. Cassette 8: L'affaire Dreyfus, Théodore Herzl, Sion, le congrès de Bâle la Palestine, la fondation de Tel-Aviv, les premiers Kibboutzim, la déclaration Balfour, l'holocauste, l'Irgourn, Stern, la Haganah, Exodus, le vote de l'O.N.U., la proclamation de l'État d'ISraël, la guerre israëlo-arabe
This great century( Visual )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Third in a five-part series that surveys historical events of the 20th century, using original newsreels and vintage footage. Covers major advances, trends, and tragedies, from political upheavals and passing social crazes to the role of technology, and examines their impacts on the future. This segment documents events from 1939 to 1958, focusing on World War II, the bombing of London, the fall of Berlin, the wedding of Prince Rainier and Grace Kelly, rock and roll music, and civil rights issues in the U.S
This great century( Visual )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Second in a five-part series that surveys historical events of the 20th century, using original newsreels and vintage footage. Covers major advances, trends, and tragedies, from political upheavals and passing social crazes to the role of technology, and examines their impacts on the future. This segment documents events from 1918 to 1939, focusing on the birth of jazz, Charles Lindbergh's flight, the Hindenburg tragedy, and Jesse Owens' victory in Berlin
This great century( Visual )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fourth in a five-part series that surveys historical events of the 20th century, using original newsreels and vintage footage. Covers major advances, trends, and tragedies, from political upheavals and passing social crazes to the role of technology, and examines their impacts on the future. This segment documents world events from 1958 to 1980, featuring the Beatles, the assassination of President Kennedy, man's first steps on the moon, and Watergate
De Gaulle France in the world by Gilles Delannoy( Visual )

9 editions published between 1988 and 1994 in French and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Encyclopédie visuelle des grands événements politiques du 20e siècle réalisée à partir d'actualités cinématographiques et télévisuelles. Cassette 11: L'appel du 18 juin 1940, la libération de Paris, la traversée du désert politique, la Ve République, le drame algérien, la communauté européenne, la force de frappe atomique, Adenauer, Kennedy et Khrouchtchev, la reconnaissance de la Chine, le retrait de l'Otan, le discours de Pnom Penh, l'étalon or, le droit des peuples à disposer d'eux-mêmes, "Vive le Québec libre", Mai '68, l'échec du référendum, la mort, Notre-Dame de Paris
Peace and love 1968-1980( Visual )

8 editions published between 1990 and 1993 in French and English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Compilation d'actualités cinématographiques filmées par la Maison Gaumont et illustrant des grands événements mondiaux de 1968 à 1980 (Épisode 8). Les troubles universitaires de 1968 remettent en cause la société. La révolution technologique née de l'électronique et le premier choc pétrolier déclenchent récession et chômage. C'est la fin de la guerre du Vietnam. L'homme marche sur la lune. Le Japon devient un nouveau centre économique. Les découvertes génétiques bouleversent la biologie et la médecine
1914/1918 derrière le front( Visual )

8 editions published between 1990 and 1993 in French and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

C'est la première des deux catastrophes du siècle. Tout un monde s'écroule dans une guerre atroce qui ravage l'Europe. En 1917, les États-Unis viennent au secours de la démocratie et participent à la victoire finale. Partout dans le monde, les femmes prennent conscience de leur rôle dans la société. Plus rien ne sera désormais comme avant
1958/1968 nouvelle vague( Visual )

7 editions published between 1990 and 1993 in French and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La planète entière chante sur la musique des Beatles. Le monde libre connaît une accélération économique foudroyante. C'est la croissance "à la japonaise". Mais le bien-être matériel a ses limites. L'Église se redéfinie dans le concile "Vatican II". Les valeurs de la société de consommation sont remises en cause dans un petit livre rouge, symbole de la révolution culturelle
1900-1914, un monde nouveau( Visual )

10 editions published between 1990 and 1993 in French and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

En 1900, la société vit avec insouciance. La belle époque se termine et des bouleversements considérables apparaissent dans tous les domaines. L'homme imagine, découvre, invente tout ce qui fera la vie du siècle et réalise son plus vieux rêve: voler. Ce début du siècle voit aussi la montée des périls et l'imminence de la Première Guerre mondiale
1980-1990 Solidarnösc( Visual )

8 editions published between 1990 and 1993 in French and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le communisme s'effondre en Europe Centrale. Les pays industrialisés sont confrontés au chômage et à la nouvelle pauvreté. L'Afrique est un continent sinistré et l'intégrisme se développe dans les pays arabes. La drogue devient une puissante force de corruption et de déstabilisation. En moins de dix ans, plus de dix millions de personnes sont atteintes par le virus du sida. La pollution menace l'avenir de la planète. Cette fin de siècle voit la prise de conscience d'une nécessaire solidarité mondiale
Le Dieu unique est un dictateur : enquête sur les trois monothéismes by Jean-Paul Thomas( Book )

2 editions published in 2005 in French and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ben Laden et le XXIe siècle : entretiens avec Jean-Paul Thomas by Michel Tatu( Book )

2 editions published in 2002 in French and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1918/1928 les années jazz( Visual )

5 editions published between 1990 and 1993 in French and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'Europe est exsangue. La soif de vivre, de renverser les anciennes valeurs et de créer une nouvelle culture s'empare des survivants de la guerre. Les États-Unis et le Japon se hissent au premier rang mondial. La Russie communiste fascine et inquiète l'Occident. Le monde danse au rythme du jazz
1945-1958, vents d'ouest, vents d'est( Visual )

6 editions published between 1990 and 1993 in French and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le monde se partage en deux blocs : l'Ouest et l'Est. L'Europe est un champ de ruines. Il faut s'habituer à la liberté retrouvée, reconstruire, réapprendre à vivre. L'industrie de guerre a engendrée de nouvelles techniques qui trouvent leurs applications civiles. La société de consommation fait son apparition
 
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Thomas, Jean-Paul 1931-...

Languages
French (71)

English (16)