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Wood, Ruth

Overview
Works: 44 works in 110 publications in 1 language and 2,356 library holdings
Genres: Educational films  History  Children's films  Internet videos  Juvenile works  Documentary films  Biography  Nonfiction films  Fiction  Historical films 
Roles: Production personnel, Director, Producer, Author
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Most widely held works by Ruth Wood
Galileo( Visual )

8 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in English and held by 193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the story of the brilliant Italian astronomer and mathematician who dared to challenge the accepted teachings of his day. Galileo's work brought him to the attention of the Inquisition and one of history's greatest minds was forced to work his last years under house arrest. Featuring atmospheric specially-filmed dramatised depictions and rare contemporary images, this program vividly recreates Galileo's life and work. It also includes expert comment and interpretation by the eminient historians Les Prince and Joel Roderick
Aztecs : exposition of a culture( Visual )

6 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores Aztec history and culture. Provides an overview of the events that shaped and destroyed the Aztec empire
Emmeline Pankhurst and the suffragettes( Visual )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the late nineteenth century movement to win voting rights for women in the United Kingdom. At its head was the redoubtable Emmeline Pankhurst. The women who fought for the right to vote came to be known as the Suffragettes. Mrs. Pankhurst herself was imprisoned several times in pursuit of the cause which was only won in 1928 - the year all women over twenty-one achieved the right to vote. It was also the year of Emmeline Pankhurst's death
Barney Beagle goes camping by Jean Bethell( Book )

3 editions published between 1970 and 1981 in English and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A beagle accompanies his owner on a camping trip and causes one mishap after another
Barney Beagle and the cat by Jean Bethell( Book )

4 editions published between 1965 and 1986 in English and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A beagle doesn't want to share his boy with the new addition to the household
Ancient Egypt by Egypt( Visual )

8 editions published between 1996 and 2002 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For almost 3,000 years, the pharaohs ruled a civilization that was arguably the grandest of the ancient world. This program sheds new light on this enigmatic empire, offering information on the construction of the pyramids; the god-kings, including the only female pharaoh, Hatshepsut; the Rosetta Stone; religions and cults; mummification and burial rites; and the treasures of Tutankhamen. Interviews with noted Egyptologists, a professor from Cairo University, the chief inspector at the archaeological digs at Gaza, and the son of the guide who led Howard Carter to the tomb of Tutankhamen
Ancient Greece by James Mason( Visual )

7 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in English and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beginning with Homer's account of the Trojan War, this program re-creates the Greek world to provide insight into the daily lives of Greek citizens
Ancient Rome( Visual )

7 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in English and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scholars discuss the unification of Europe under the Romans, the military structure and tactics that allowed them to conquer much of Western Europe, and the cultural and social aspects of Rome before the empire collapsed in 476 A.D
Leonardo da Vinci : renaissance man to the world( Visual )

2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatized biography of Leonardo da Vinci, the famous Italian artist and inventor
The story of civilization( Visual )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This fascinating episode journeys to the first great empires of Greece and Egypt to provide a superb overview of everyday life as it was more than 3,000 years ago
What's the matter with that dog? Story by Mike Michaels. Pictures by Ruth Wood by Mike Michaels( Book )

4 editions published between 1969 and 1986 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An easy-to-read account of the adventures of Loopy the dog
Christopher Columbus : the great explorer( Visual )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatized biography of Christopher Columbus, portraying his discoveries in America
King Charles I : the royal martyr( Visual )

3 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

No one has ever doubted King Charles' deeply held religious beliefs, his love for his family, or his many qualities as a king. But his duplicity and procrastination contributed greatly to the bloodshed of the English Civil War and to his own downfall. The film features reconstructions and re-enactments, dramatized "eye-witness" accounts, superb period imagery and commentary and analyses to tell the dramatic story of England's most tragic monarch
The mysteries of Egypt( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An overview of the history of Ancient Egypt, from the early dynastic period to the conquest by Alexander the Great
The story of civilization( Visual )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sun gods, human sacrifice and sacred beasts all played their part in the world of the Aztecs. This program explores the mysterious history of the Mayans and tells the fascinating story of the Native Americans
The story of civilization( Visual )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The world of the ancient Celts is surrounded by more mysteries than almost any other. This program visits ancient Britain to find a world dominated by death and religion, druids and priests
The mysteries of Egypt( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the pharaohs who ruled Egypt
Scotland forever : the story of the Scottish soldier( Visual )

4 editions published between 1996 and 2007 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An overview of Scottish soldiers from Bannockburn (1314) to World War I
Gallic Wars( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The dramatic story of the campaigns of 58 to 53 B.C. in which Julius Caesar and his Roman Legions conquered Gaul- modern day France. Caesar's intervention in the brutal Gallic inter-tribal warfare was originally prompted by genuine concern for Italy
The Mayans( Visual )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2004 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores Mayan history, investigating the Mayans' mastery of mathematics, their hierarchical society, and their art and architecture. Includes a computer re-creation of the temple at Chichén Itzá
 
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