WorldCat Identities

Pettifer, Julian

Overview
Works: 89 works in 124 publications in 1 language and 2,560 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Documentary films  Case studies  Documentary television programs  Audio adaptations  Drama 
Roles: Author, 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 716 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 658 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 )

3 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nature watch by Julian Pettifer( Book )

3 editions published between 1981 and 1994 in English and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

International terrorism( Visual )

3 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the origins, growth and effects of international terrorism and its major players, the Palestinian and Shiite fundamentalists
Domestic terrorism( Visual )

4 editions published between 1990 and 1995 in English and held by 95 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
The nature watchers : exploring wildlife with the experts by Robin Brown( Book )

1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Terror and counter-terror can democracy survive?( Visual )

3 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 60 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 59 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
Correspondent special the magic bean( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 48 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
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
Big oil in the wake of the Exxon Valdez( Visual )

2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reviews the Exxon Valdez oil spill disaster two years after its occurrence. Discusses its repercussions on pollution, tanker safety and the assignment of blame. Examines issues of wildlife disaster and recovery, the power of the oil industry and the influence of the media
A Painful reminder evidence for all mankind( Visual )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 19 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
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( )

3 editions published between 1972 and 2010 in English and held by 9 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
Missionaries( Visual )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 8 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 8 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 8 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 8 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
The Road to ruin( Visual )

2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 8 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

Languages
English (44)