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Dor-Ner, Zvi

Overview
Works: 136 works in 343 publications in 3 languages and 9,243 library holdings
Genres: History  Documentary television programs  Biography  Historical television programs  Personal narratives  Documentary films  Military history  Personal narratives‡vAmerican  Interviews  Television programs 
Roles: Author, Producer, Director, Author of screenplay
Classifications: E111, 970.015092
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Zvi Dor-Ner
Columbus and the age of discovery by Zvi Dor-Ner( Book )

18 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in 3 languages and held by 2,154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An illustrated companion volume to the PBS series looks at the social, political, and intellectual history of Christopher Columbus, exploring the voyages and present-day repercussions
The 50 years war : Israel and the Arabs by Norma Percy( Visual )

6 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in English and held by 873 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Begins with the 1947 UN decision to partition Palestine and continues to current day (1998). The film includes interviews and news clips of heads of state and other military and intelligence leaders. Traces history of Palestinian Liberation Organization
Six days in June : [the war that redefined the Middle East]( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 526 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Although the fighting lasted for only six days in June of 1967, the effects of the Six Day War are still apparent today. On its 40th anniversary, the region remains trapped in conflict and is every bit as explosive as it was then. For Israel, the 1967 war was a military success. But it also redrew the map of the Middle East and mired the region in a never-ending cycle of occupation, terrorism and reprisal. The Six Day War forever changed the politics of the Middle East by helping to destroy the secular basis of Pan-Arab nationalism and transform secular Zionism. It gave rise to a Palestinian nationalist movement and helped unleash the fury of fundamentalism. Shot on location in Israel, Palestine, Egypt, Syria, Jordan, Moscow and Washington, this powerful film takes us through the weeks that preceded the war, its six days of fighting and its aftermath that still lingers today
Magnificent voyage of Christopher Columbus( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in Undetermined and English and held by 324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts the history and epic adventure of Columbus' first Atlantic crossing, as a modern-day crew retraces Columbus' course, sailing replicas of his fleet
Finest hour : the battle of Britain by Simon L Dolan( Visual )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and held by 316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From Spitfire pilots to teenage evacuees, from Coventry firemen to women and children caught up in the horror of the Blitz, Finest Hour recalls in personal, vivid detail the story of that dark time of 1940 when the destiny of the world hung in balance
American experience( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During World War II, bent on conquest, the German strategies became completely amoral, challenging and perhaps ending the concept of 'civilized warfare.' Through interviews with veterans, historians and ethicists from all the countries engaged in World War II, this American Experience film recounts the story of the Anglo-American bombing campaign against Germany, exploring the moral conundrums imposed by the reality of the war
The Columbian exchange( Visual )

8 editions published between 1991 and 2017 in English and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the interchange of horses, cattle, corn, potatoes and sugar cane between Europe and America after Columbus
Breadline, 1929( Visual )

4 editions published between 1995 and 1998 in English and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The 1920s found Americans enjoying the fruits of a new prosperity in a post-war boom. Then, in 1929, the New York Stock Exchange crashed; banks failed and industry withered. From Europe and the United States to Latin America and Asia, the Great Depression shattered economies and communities worldwide. In this film the people who were there remember the blow as workers from the United States, Chile, Britain, Belgium and Scandinavia recall the hungry 1930s
Skin Deep, 1960( Visual )

7 editions published between 1997 and 2016 in English and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Skin deep combines rare archival film footage, thought-provoking interviews and first-person accounts to offer a vivid picture of the struggle for racial equality in both America and South Africa
Red flag, 1917( Visual )

5 editions published between 1997 and 2016 in English and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Lenin's Bolsheviks stormed the Winter Palace in 1917, they did so in the name of a new ideology. Millions were drawn by its promise. In this film the people who were there--from members of the Red Guard to party activists to students--explain how Communism appealed to their deepest hopes and dreams. Through them, we hear how Communist leadership, under Vladimir Lenin and later, Joseph Stalin, compromised the proletarian ideal--and how hope eventually gave way to despair
Freedom now, 1947( Visual )

6 editions published between 1997 and 2016 in English and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1947, 160 years of British rule would come to an end as India assumed the mantle of the world's largest democracy, inspiring the fight for freedom. While Gandhi showed the world how the masses could successfully defy their imperial masters, his example spurred others on: European empires in Africa and Asia began to crumble, and in short order, Ghana, Kenya, Algeria, Mozambique, and dozens more would win their freedom. Highlights people who witnessed and participated in the struggle for independence in India and the African colonies
People power, 1989( Visual )

9 editions published between 1997 and 2016 in English and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1991, the Communist Party lost control of the Soviet Union, the culmination of a process that started in 1980 in the Polish shipyards. Eyewitnesses tell the story of how the communist system that dominated post-war Eastern Europe collapsed as they remember the extraordinary weeks that preceded and followed the fall of the Berlin Wall, Poland's fight for solidarity, the struggle for power in the Soviet Union, and more
Lost peace, 1919( Visual )

5 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in English and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After the First World War a whole generation was traumatized by the horror and vowed that war would be a thing of the past. This film revists the popular hopes and experiences in the years following World War I--and the looming threat of a new nationalism. Despite Woodrow Wilson's promise of a "people's peace," defeated nations were resentful and unreconciled. As fascism and militarism spread, worldwide pacifist movements fought an increasingly unsuccessful rearguard action to preserve the dream of peace
Master race, 1933 by BBC( Visual )

8 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in English and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With a unique blend of nationalism, militarism, and racial theory, Adolf Hitler taught the German people to believe that they were the "master race." Stirred by the Fuhrer's rousing rhetoric during mass rallies, millions were swept along with the promise of national socialism. In this film Germans talk candidly about the initial allure of Nazism and German Jews recall their persecution and internment in concentration camps as Hitler's master race pursued its destiny--and descended to the greatest depths of barbarism
Killing fields, 1914( Visual )

6 editions published between 1995 and 2006 in English and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In August 1914, the people of Europe were swept into the first of the wars that would make this century the bloodiest ever. Seventy million soldiers from more than twenty countries marched off to do their duty. In this film soldiers from all sides give a personal account of the trenches and the tactics--and the terrible nature and scale of the slaughter that shattered the old world order. In the end, four empires collapsed and nine million gave their lives. Some became pacificts while others sought retribution and many found themselves fighting another war only two decades later
Brave new world, 1945( Visual )

5 editions published between 1996 and 1999 in English and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Just over fifty years ago, Soviet and American troops met at the River Elbe and rejoiced at the defeat of Nazi Germany but their optimism was short lived. This film tracks the building tensions between these two superpowers, from the post-war world of the late 1940s through the early 1960s, as the hope for peace swiftly disintegrated into a "cold" war. Here eyewitnesses recall the meeting on the Elbe, the impact of Stalin, Churchill and Khrushchev, propaganda wars between the two nations, the Berlin blockade, the Hungarian uprising and the installation of the Berlin Wall
1979, God fights back( Visual )

6 editions published between 1997 and 2015 in English and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

By mid-century, modern technology and Western thought had swept religion to the margins of public life. Since, millions have turned back to God -- and taken political action based on their religious beliefs. This video describes the growing power of religious fundamentalism in various parts of the world, including the fall of the Shah of Iran and the rise of Islamic fundamentalism in Iran and other Islamic countries, as well as the Christian right in the United States
On the line, 1924( Visual )

5 editions published between 1995 and 1998 in English and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Henry Ford's Model T rolls onto the scene in 1908, it is inconceivable that it will ever be anything more than a plaything for the wealthy. But mass production and later, Ford's moving assembly line, allowed manufactureres to produce goods at affordable prices that made them accessible to a new mass market. This film follows the acceleration of mass production, from the days of master craftsmen to the pressures and benefits of assembly-line work to the growing strength of "people power" as labor and management struggle to divide the fruits of increased productivity
Great escape by Michael Davies( Visual )

6 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

By the mid-1920s, millions were already confirmed "moviegoers". Movies reflected and affected the way people dressed, thought and spoke, teaching the inexperienced about love, courage, and how to dress, while the governments around the globe were quick to realize the power of film: this new mass entertainment would also prove an unrivaled tool of mass persuasion. Here moviegoers reminisce, revealing how the new medium persuaded, influenced and entralled them, as it offered a welcome refuge from the century's pressures
Total war, 1939( Visual )

5 editions published between 1996 and 1998 in English and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Second World War was the first modern conflict in which millions more civilians died than soldiers. In this film, eyewitnesses from Britain, Germany, Russia, Korea, Japan and the United States tell the story of the civilians who suffered and died. Residents of Plymouth, Tokyo, and Hamburg remember the air raids; Russian peasants recall the siege of Leningrad; Japanese soldiers and Korean slave-laborers describe the brutality of war in Asia
 
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Alternative Names
Dor-Ner, Tsevi

Ner, Tsevi Dor-

Ner, Zvi Dor-

ドルネー, ズヴィ

Languages
English (112)

German (2)

Japanese (2)