WorldCat Identities

Page, George (George H.)

Overview
Works: 86 works in 175 publications in 1 language and 5,294 library holdings
Genres: History  Fiction 
Roles: Narrator, Host
Classifications: QL785, 591.513
Publication Timeline
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posthumous Publications by George Page, published posthumously.
Most widely held works about George Page
 
Most widely held works by George Page
Inside the animal mind by George Page ( Book )
5 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in English and held by 1,297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"... an engrossing look at animal intelligence, cognitive ability, problem solving, and emotion."--Dust jacket
Chimpanzees ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
First episode: "Jane Goodall provides access to an absorbing family saga in the wilds of Tanzania. Observe the family's day-to-day life through complex communications and intimate relationships"--Container
The Brain ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1984 and 1995 in English and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Explores the complex chemical brain functions relating to vision and movement, using footage of Olympic diver Greg Louganis, medical studies and experiments, and interviews with experts. Explains recent chemical treatment of Parkinson's disease
Echo of the elephants Echo of the elephants, the next generation ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Elephant expert Cynthia Moss is your guide to the daily dramas in the lives of grand matriarch Echo and her elephant herd that Moss has studied for more than 20 years in Kenya's Amboseli National Park. [The films] tell this remarkable story that includes mating struggles, difficult births, a baby elephant's first steps, mischievous calves, kidnappings, emotional reunions, and, occasionally, death at the hands of a hunter."--Container
Conquering the swamps ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Depicts Florida as it was hundreds of years ago, highlighting wildlife and wild places, and tracing the history of the people who lived there. Examines how Spanish conquistadors seeking gold and slaves, and other men, hunting herons and alligators, eventually led to destruction in the subtropical wilderness. Discusses how the Calusa and Tamucua Indians lived and prospered on the land and how man's exploitation of Florida has forever altered this fragile environment
The first and last frontier ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Explores the natural splendors of Alaska, a land settled by indigenous people thousands of years before Russians and Europeans arrived in pursuit of sea otter, walrus, and whales. It explores the world of the Inuit and Tlingit tribes and shows how Alaska may be the final opportunity to strike a balance between the development of natural resources and the preservation of our natural heritage
Confronting the wilderness ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Discusses the early settlement of Canada, starting on the east coast and progressing to the St. Lawrence River where French fur traders and Ojibway, Algonquin, Huron, Ottawa and other Indians collaborated in a prosperous business partnership until an outbreak of smallpox decimated thousands of native Americans. Examines the harsh, rocky land around Hudson Bay and the French and English entrepreneurs who ventured there to hunt and trap
Into the shining mountains ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tours the natural splendors of the Rocky Mountain country with its variety of plants and wildlife; tells how the quest for gold and silver brought pioneers to this area; points out how the Shoshone, Blackfoot and Utes viewed their sacred lands; and shows how the need for conservation led to the establishment of Yellowstone National Park
Across the sea of grass ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Traces journeys of early pioneers in the land beyond the Mississippi who made their way across the plains that were home to buffalo, grizzly bears and tribes of Mandan, Sioux, and Pawnee. It shows how determined settlers turned the wild lands into wheat fields and why the destruction of the buffalo herds had such an impact on the Indian population
The great encounter ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Discusses the struggles of the early English colonists of Roanoke Island, Chesapeake Bay area, and Pilgrim settlements of Massachusetts as they fought to establish dominion over the land. Contrasts this struggle with the spiritual beliefs of the Cherokee and Powhatan Indians who recognized seasonal rhythms and respected wildlife
Living on the edge ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The harsh terrain of the American southwest is explored, beginning with the first Spanish explorers searching for gold, showing how plants, animals and early pioneers adapted to the desert. It also shows the relationship that Papago and Pima tribes had with the arid land and how irrigation brought water to the region and forever changed its natural history
Searching for paradise ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Discusses the history of California and its rich and diverse ecosystem, isolated by desert and mountains. Traces the history of the people who lived there, from the Chumash Indians to the recent mass migration of population. Explores California's environmental problems and how they exemplify the progress and struggle of today's environmental movement
In the company of wolves ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Actor Timothy Dalton and wildlife expert David Mech travel from America's remote wolf habitats to Canada's barren Arctic wilderness in pursuit of a close encounter with wolves in the wild
Man's best friend ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1985 and 1999 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Why of all animal species, have people traditionally chosen the dog as their most popular pet? It's a relationship that may be as much as 12,000 years old. Explores the fascinating range of the dog world: from tribal dogs in Kenya to the pampered pets of the USA. Reveals how they have been bred for different qualities: guarding, hunting, pulling, herding, even temperament
In the lion's den ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Actor Anthony Hopkins journeys to East Africa to learn about lions from the Masai and members of the Lion Research Project. At Ngorongoro Crater, he is able to observe a pride at close range
Monkey in the mirror ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1995 and 1998 in English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Discusses the similarities between humans and other primates. Shows primates in the wild living in complex and varied societies in which they use tools, take herbal medicines, wheel and deal, practice power politics and sexual politics, and sometimes suffer from stress. Shows laboratory primates communicating with humans
Mozu, the snow monkey ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1989 and 1995 in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Filmed over a nine year period in Japan's central highlands as part of a research project by a group of Japanese scientists studying the society and family life of a troupe of macaques. Includes the story of Mozu, a female born with deformed limbs, as she overcomes her handicaps to become an established member of her community
Leopard a darkness in the grass ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Wildlife cinematographer Hugh Miles follows a leopard who, though normaly nocturnal, is forced by competition to hunt all day to feed her three cubs
Realms of the Russian bear ( Visual )
5 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents natural history of Russia and the Central Asian Republics
Hawaii, islands of the fire goddess ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Examines the evolution of a Hawaiian island from underwater volcano to snow-capped mountain, to coral atoll. Also shows the wildlife of Hawaii and emphasizes the importance of preserving the endangered species
 
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