WorldCat Identities

Pettifer, Julian

Overview
Works: 82 works in 115 publications in 1 language and 2,558 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Case studies  Drama 
Roles: Narrator, Performer, Commentator
Classifications: HE5613, 303.4832
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Julian Pettifer
Automania : man and the motor car by Julian Pettifer ( Book )
6 editions published in 1984 in English and Undetermined and held by 745 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Recounts the one-hundred-year history of the automobile
Missionaries by Julian Pettifer ( Book )
4 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 681 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The book of the major TV series"--Jkt
Diamonds in the sky : a social history of air travel by Kenneth Hudson ( Book )
4 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Nature watch by Julian Pettifer ( Book )
3 editions published between 1981 and 1994 in English and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Domestic terrorism ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1990 and 1995 in English and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This program looks at what makes educated -- sometimes highly educated men and women take up arms in an ideological bid to overthrow their democratic governments; and it shows why some fail, while others are more successful in attaining their goals. It also shows why highly motivated and intelligent terrorists are so difficult for police to catch, and underscores the inevitable temptations for government to bend or break the law in order to bring the culprits to justice
International terrorism ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Describes the origins, growth and effects of the major players in international terrorism: the Palestinians and the Shiite fundamentalists. Explains the motivations of individuals like Mahmud Khaled, who killed 13 passengers and wounded 80 others at the Rome airport. Examines the moral dilemmas posed by such acts to governments that respect human rights: Is it justifiable to sacrifice the lives of hostages to deter future terrorism? Is it permissible to use violence as a deterrent to terrorism when innocent people might be killed?
The nature watchers : exploring wildlife with the experts by Robin Brown ( Book )
1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Terror and counter-terror can democracy survive? ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This program looks at the economic, political, and military pressures on a government menaced by terrorism. The government is Peru's and the terrorists are among the most determined, ruthless, and enigmatic of Latin American insurgents, the Sendero Luminoso. The program show how Sendero, which uses both urban terror and rural guerilla tactics, has brought Peru's shaky democracy to the point of collapse; and as Sendero has gained in strength, democratic values have been jettisoned as the country is caught in a vicious cycle of terror and counter-terror
Terrorism aims and objectives ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Three programs look at what causes countries, political groups and individuals to engage in terrorism. They also show why highly motivated and intelligent terrorists are so difficult to catch, and underscores the inevitable temptations for governments to bend or break the law in order to bring the culprits to justice
Credit where credit is due ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Part 16 of a series on how the globalized world economy affects ordinary people. This segment examines the Bangladesh Rural Advancement Committee that provides micro-credit to rural women in Bangladesh who live on the edge of poverty. It recounts how taking out a loan revolutionized the lives of village women -- not only increasing their incomes but also helping to improve their, and their children's, health
A Painful reminder evidence for all mankind ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This film was produced at the end of W.W. II to document the Nazi atrocities evidenced in various concentration camps. It utilizes film footage shot by the British, Americans and Russians as they liberated the camps and the personal narrative of survivor and other witnesses. The film project was originally under the direction of Sidney Bernstein who was attached to the Psychological Warfare Division of Allied Supreme Headquarters. It was never released due to the international tension over Berlin in 1948
Only one earth ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Questions whether we could be repeating the history of past great civilizations, which were built around farming systems that overused the soils and forests, and then collapsed. Emphasizes the urgency of conserving our natural resources
Only one earth ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Takes a look at the global conflict between humans' encroachment on nonrenewable natural resources and the need to preserve the genetic diversity of earth's plants and animals. Tells that our task is to protect species and prevent their extinction
Only one earth ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Filmed in Japan, Norway, Britain, Panama, Bavaria, Czechoslovakia, Switzerland, and the United States, takes a global survey of trees, covering how they are being devastated and why we should work to preserve them
Invaders from the sea ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Invaders From the Sea" gives a unique insight into an important environmental issue: the transfer of harmful organisms in ships' ballast water ... this amazing story looks at how this phenomenon is affecting our coasts and millions of lives around the world and the measures taken by the global community to fight against these alien stowaways
Troilus and Cressida by William Shakespeare ( )
2 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Troilus and Cressida is set during the latter years of the Trojan War, faithfully following the plotline of the Iliad from Achilles' refusal to participate in battle to Hector's death. This full-cast dramatization is performed by The Marlowe Society
Only one earth ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tells how human-induced ecological changes are causing once life-supporting deserts to become uninhabitable, but that new policies to reduce population pressure and livestock overgrazing are renewing desert life
Only one earth ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Shows how residents of Silicon Valley are working to eliminate the water pollution and consequent birth defects the "clean" computer chip industry brought with it
Only one earth ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tells how, in the remote village of Galahitiya, Sri Lanka, a Buddhist monk has launched a crusade against misuse of the land and unsafe farming practices
Only one earth ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Shows how, in Villa El Salvador, a "model" shantytown outside of Lima, Peru, residents are working to improve their environment and standard of living
 
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Languages
English (42)