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Lion Television Ltd

Overview
Works: 285 works in 482 publications in 2 languages and 19,988 library holdings
Genres: History  Documentary television programs  Nonfiction television programs  Biography  Documentary films  Historical television programs  Biographical television programs  Television mini-series  Television adaptations  Television programs 
Roles: prn, Producer
Classifications: HM206, 303.4
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Most widely held works about Lion Television Ltd
 
Most widely held works by Lion Television Ltd
Guns, germs, and steel by Jared M Diamond( Visual )

16 editions published between 2004 and 2016 in English and held by 2,118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An epic detective story that offers a gripping expose on why the world is so unequal. Professor Jared Diamond traveled the globe for over 30 years trying to answer this question. Why did Eurasians conquer, displace, or decimate Native Americans, Australians, and Africans, instead of the reverse? Diamond dismantles racially based theories of human history by revealing the environmental factors actually responsible for history's broadest patterns
Martin Luther by Lucas Cranach( Visual )

11 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and held by 1,472 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
Egypt's golden empire( Visual )

9 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 1,219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the rise and fall of Egypt's New Kingdom, 1560 BCE to 1080 BCE
The Medici, godfathers of renaissance( Visual )

14 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 1,160 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
Commanding heights : the battle for the world economy by Daniel Yergin( Visual )

17 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 1,032 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Episode two: Illustrates how economies with strict governmental control encountered serious trouble in the 1980s and how many leaders embraced the idea of "shock therapy," a rapid conversion to free-market capitalism. The program focuses in detail on how reform played out in several countries: Russia, Poland, India, Bolivia, and Chile, as they lived through the upheavals of rapid change, dealing with both the new freedoms and the new dangers of privatization, deregulation, and competition
The Crusades : crescent & the cross by Mark Lewis( Visual )

11 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 951 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the epic battle between two Middle Age superpowers: the Christian Crusaders and the Muslims. Fought over two centuries, the conflict decided the fate of the Holy Land of the Middle East. Only a tiny strip of land, just a few hundred miles long, it contained the ultimate prize: the city of Jerusalem. This documentary tells the story of the key personalities of the First, Second, and Third Crusades, the popes, kings, sultans, and knights who, in the name of God, ruthlessly fought for land and power. Experience the murder, treachery, and bloodshed of this legendary chapter of history through the eyes of key historical figures such as Richard the Lionheart, Saladin, King Louis VII, and Nur al-Din
The Spartans( Visual )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 775 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this fascinating documentary classical historian Bettany Hughes reveals the secrets and complexities of Spartan life. Episode One explores the birth of the unique Spartan social system. Militaristic, communal and disciplined, it can be seen at the forerunner to modern-day totalitarianism. episode Two examines the bitter rivalry between Sparta and Athens. when war between the two states finally came, it raged for decades and split the ancient world. episode three sees the conclusion of the war, with sparta emerging as the most powerful city-state in Greece, before self-destructing from its strict adherence to its own ideals
Emperor's ghost army( Visual )

4 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 542 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In central China, a vast underground mausoleum conceals a life-size terracotta army built to serve China's first emperor, Qin Shi Huang Di, in the afterlife. With exclusive access to pioneering research, it reveals how the Emperor directed the manufacture of the tens of thousands of bronze weapons carried by the clay soldiers including lethal crossbows engineered with astonishing precision
Athens : the dawn of democracy( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 521 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Historian Bettany Hughes goes on search of the real truth about democratic Athens, 2500 years ago. It has been revered as the birthplace of philosophy, art, science and the greatest political idea of all time; democracy
China revealed( Visual )

11 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and Spanish and held by 506 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the story of the most complex country on Earth, of the dreams and challenges driving its people to look forward-- while cherishing the past. Can this ancient civilization survive its breakneck journey into the future? And at what price? This is the story of the greatest transformation on Earth, and of the people in the vortex
Columbus : the lost voyage( Visual )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 476 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The true story of Christopher Columbus was not only one of victorious discovery, it was marked by disaster, accusation, and betrayal. Ten short years after his discovery of the New World, Columbus languished in a Caribbean prison. There, awaiting the gallows, he plotted what he called his 'most treacherous' voyage - one that ended with the loss of all four of his ships and left Columbus and his crew shipwrecked with little hope of survival
Ape to man( Visual )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 467 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The video chronicles the discoveries and theories that have led to our current understanding of evolution, including discarded postulates, an elaborate hoax that baffled science and the key elements that separate man from ape
America revealed( Visual )

4 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 391 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines where industrial America stands today in the areas of food supply, electricity, transportation, and manufacturing. Incorporates aerial footage of the United States
China rises( Visual )

2 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

China Rises is a look at this rapidly developing economic power, from a factory to a pop concert and an Olympic volleyball court to the red carpet at the Shanghai Film Festival
Helen of Troy( Visual )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the myths and truths associated with Helen of Troy
Henry & Anne : the lovers who changed history( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Historian Dr. Suzannah Lipscomb unfolds the extraordinary story of the tumultuous love affair between Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn. Using first-hand accounts from the time and visiting the places where Henry and Anne lived, the series delves into the passionate and volatile relationship that sent a queen to her death, amputated England from Europe, and led to hundreds of years of religious conflict
Arctic ghost ship( Visual )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the efforts by a Canadian team to salvage the recently discovered Erberus, lost during the ill-fated 1845 Franklin Expedition, whose mission was to chart the Northwest Passage. Sheds new light on the expedition's demise
The tower by John Brack( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Tower of London has been the place of murdered Kings, beheaded Queens, executed spies, and ruthlessly killed innocents. Learn through expert interviews and dramatic reenactments about the notorious past of this setting for the darkest deeds
The Minotaur's island( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The mysterious island of Crete has always loomed large in imagination, as the home of the Minotaur -- that monstrous creature, half-man half-bull -- imprisoned in Daedalus' labyrinth. Before Crete collapsed in fire and violence, it gave birth to Europe's first civilization nearly 5,000 years ago, and boasted an advanced, prosperous Mediterranean civilization with hinged doors, flush toilets, and magnificent palaces. How did the Minoans live, and what brought this great society to such a sudden, obscure end? Modern archeology offers new insights into the everyday life in Minoan culture, and tantalizing clues about its tragic destiny
Van Gogh's ear( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Everybody has heard about when Vincent van Gogh looked into a mirror and cut into his own ear. Bernadette Murphy, an independent researcher, has uncovered definitive evidence which reveals exactly what happened that night, and how it ultimately shaped van Gogh's remarkable art. Murphy's detective work finally provides answers to the mystery that has divided art historians for decades
 
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Commanding heights : the battle for the world economy
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Lion Television Ltd.

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