WorldCat Identities

Pettifer, Julian

Overview
Works: 86 works in 140 publications in 2 languages and 2,961 library holdings
Genres: History  Documentary television programs  Biography  Documentary films  Nonfiction television programs  Case studies  Drama  Audio adaptations 
Roles: Author, Narrator, Performer, pre, 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 )

8 editions published between 1984 and 1985 in English and Undetermined and held by 698 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts the one-hundred-year history of the automobile
Missionaries by Julian Pettifer( Book )

5 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 639 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The book of the major TV series"--Jacket
Diamonds in the sky : a social history of air travel by Kenneth Hudson( Book )

6 editions published in 1979 in English and Undetermined and held by 261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Missionaries( Visual )

7 editions published in 1990 in English and German and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For almost 2,000 years Christian missionaries have travelled the globe, often risking their lives in the name of the Lord. To some they represent the ideal of human endeavour, but to others they are self-righteous zealots wreaking irreparable cultural damage. This documentary examines the history and current state of Christian missionary activity around the world
Nature watch by Julian Pettifer( Book )

3 editions published between 1981 and 1994 in English and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The nature watchers : exploring wildlife with the experts by Robin Brown( Book )

2 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Correspondent special : the magic bean( Visual )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

There is a revolution in farming in Latin America. Forget GM crops, the mucuna bean provides a real alternative for feeding the world's population. Julian Pettifer travels through Guatemala, Honduras and Brazil revealing the powerful properties of the little bean which protects against soil erosion and allows farmers to triple their yield without recourse to fertiliser or pesticides. The results have already been amazing - the halting of slash and burn policies, reverse migration from city to country, and the retention of carbon in the soil acting as a cushion against global warming. The mucuna is a truly magic bean
Domestic terrorism( Visual )

6 editions published between 1990 and 2005 in English and held by 91 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 89 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?
Big oil, in the wake of the Exxon Valdez( Visual )

3 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Report on the effects on the wildlife and environment of Alaska of the Exxon Valdez disaster of March 1989 which resulted in the spilling of some 11 million gallons of oil
Missionaries( Visual )

2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For almost 2,000 years Christian missionaries have travelled the globe, often risking their lives in the name of the Lord. To some they represent the ideal of human endeavour, but to others they are self-righteous zealots wreaking irreparable cultural damage. This documentary examines the history and current state of Christian missionary activity around the world
Missionaries by Julian Pettifer( Visual )

3 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For almost 2,000 years Christian missionaries have travelled the globe, often risking their lives in the name of the Lord. To some they represent the ideal of human endeavour, but to others they are self-righteous zealots wreaking irreparable cultural damage. This documentary examines the history and current state of Christian missionary activity around the world
Missionaries( Visual )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For almost 2,000 years Christian missionaries have travelled the globe, often risking their lives in the name of the Lord. To some they represent the ideal of human endeavour, but to others they are self-righteous zealots wreaking irreparable cultural damage. This documentary examines the history and current state of Christian missionary activity around the world
Terror and counter-terror : can democracy survive?( Visual )

3 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 58 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 )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 51 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 44 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 17 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
Troilus and Cressida by William Shakespeare( )

3 editions published between 1972 and 2010 in English and held by 16 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
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
The Road to ruin( Visual )

3 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 9 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
 
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Alternative Names
Julian Pettifer British television journalist

Julian Pettifer Brits journalist

Джулиан Петтифер

Languages
English (61)

German (1)