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Islam, empire of faith by Robert Gardner( Visual )

28 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 3,498 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This three-part program documents the rise and growth of Islam throughout the world, from the birth of Prophet Muhammad in the 6th century through the peak of the Ottoman Empire 1000 years later. Discusses the impact of Islamic civilization on world history and culture
Martin Luther by Lucas Cranach( Visual )

16 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and held by 1,582 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Martin Luther nailed his treatise to the doors of the Wittenberg Cathedral and forever changed the Christian world. This previously obscure German monk unleashed forces that would plunge Europe into war and chaos. He offered the Christian world a new vision of man's relationship with God and, in turn, redefined man's relationship with authority in general, bringing the collapse of the medieval world and the birth of the modern age
The Medici, godfathers of renaissance( Visual )

13 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 1,251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tale of one family's ambition and of Europe's struggle to emerge from the ravages of the Dark Ages. The Medici used charm, skill and ruthlessness to garner unparalleled wealth and power, ruling Europe for more than 300 years
Peter and Paul and the Christian revolution( Visual )

10 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and held by 1,099 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Early Christianity faced powerful obstacles. The might of the Roman Empire and the power-politics of ancient Jerusalem laid a heavy burden on those who believed Jesus was "the Messiah." But this new faith would not die. In a brief span of time, the fledgling religion would transcend its origins in the provinces of Rome and absorb the capital of the empire itself. With the words of Paul and other ancient writers, interviews with contemporary scholars and dramatic reenactments, Peter and Paul and the Christian Revolution explores how two men weathered crippling disagreements and political persecution to lead one of history's most astonishing religious movements
Kingdom of David the saga of the Israelites( Visual )

9 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and held by 1,049 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of the Israelites and the creation of the world's first monotheistic religion
Egypt's golden empire( Visual )

9 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 1,011 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Amenhotep III became pharaoh in 1390 BC, Egypt controlled a vast empire and was rich, respected and free. But it faced the challenge of powerful new rivals
The Roman Empire in the first century by Margaret Koval( Visual )

11 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 890 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the emergence of the powerful Roman Empire from a chaotic period of violent coups, assassination, overarching ambition, civil war and clashes between the classes as well as the sexes
Napoleon : soldier, emperor, lover, statesman by David McCullough( Visual )

15 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and French and held by 813 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Napoleon is the first in-depth documentary portrait of one of the most famous, influential, and controversial figures ever
Life beyond earth by Timothy Ferris( Visual )

10 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in English and held by 490 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Is humanity alone in the universe or do other intelligent beings, out among the stars, also speculate about their place in the cosmos? The story of the search for extraterrestrial life is told in this ground-breaking two-part film by Timothy Ferris who combines new discoveries about the origins of life with recent revelations about the nature of the sun's planets to seek possible answers. Part one investigates the origins of life on earth and traces the search for life on other worlds, while part two examines the strategies being employed to communicate with fellow travelers among the stars
Queen Victoria's empire( Visual )

2 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 484 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Meet the queen who ruled over one-fifth of humanity and the larger-than-life figures who shaped British imperialism. Uses personal accounts and historical reenactments in Britain, India, and Africa to reveal the frequent clash of personality and culture that would mark Queen Victoria's reign and tells the story of how a small island nation would come to control three-fourths of the world's trade and one-fifth of its population in one of the greatest empires the world has known
Pale male( Visual )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 479 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nature documentary about a red-tailed hawk, nicknamed Pale Male, which has taken up residence in New York City
Lawrence of Arabia the battle for Arab world by David Lean( Visual )

8 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and held by 453 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

T.E. Lawrence helped unify the Arab tribes against the Turks during World War I, but he also set in motion a chain of events that even he would be powerless to stop, events that would shape Arab-Western relations for generations to come
The natural history of the chicken( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 434 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A series of unusual stories about chickens illustrated with narrative vignettes depicting these birds at their best. Ranges from a woman who revived a chicken with CPR, a man who raises chickens for his own consumption, a woman who keeps a pet chicken, a group of suburbanites who banded together to stop a neighborhood rooster raiser, and a man whose life changing experience comes when he sees one of his chickens protect her chicks from a hawk
Napoleon soldier, emperor, lover, statesman( Visual )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"For nearly two decades he strode the world stage like a colossus--loved and despised, venerated and feared. From his birth on the rugged island of Corsica to his final exile on the godforsaken island of St. Helena, 'Napoleon' brings this extraordinary figure to life."
Why dogs smile & chimpanzees cry( Visual )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documentary filmmakers and scientists in fields as diverse as paleontology, embryology, and neurobiology report evidence in support of the emotional life of wild and domestic animals
Young Dr. Freud( Visual )

9 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retraces the early life of Sigmund Freud from his birth in 1856 to the publication of his landmark book The Interpretation of dreams in 1900
Red files secrets of the Russian archives revealed( Visual )

5 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and held by 294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Red files exposes a fascinating view of history from the Soviet perspective. Featuring powerful interviews with key Soviet participants, never-before-seen film archives and declassified dossiers, the series tells compelling stories of personal and political intrigue that were hidden behind the Iron Curtain for generations"--Container
Animals gone wild( Visual )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Animals behaving badly looks at the adaptation of certain wild animals to human encroachment on their habitats. The good, the bad, and the grizzly discusses the success of grizzly repopulation and its impact on the people who live in grizzly territory
Young Doctor Freud( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This episode relates how Freud abandoned the idea that hysteria was caused by childhood abuse and implicated the power of fantasy and wishes, forces hidden from conscious awareness. He began to analyze himself, and discovered, in part by analyzing his own dreams, an inner rivalry with his father and long-submerged feelings of passion for his mother. He came to believe that such deep-seated emotional conflicts are powerful and likely universal a theory that became the basis of the now-famous "Oedipus complex." Concluding that dreams were the gateway to understanding the unconscious mind, Freud threw himself into the creation of a seminal work on the subject, The Interpretation of Dreams
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