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National Geographic Television & Film

Overview
Works: 1,863 works in 2,587 publications in 3 languages and 146,914 library holdings
Genres: Documentary television programs  History  Nonfiction television programs  Educational films  Drama  Historical television programs  Nature television programs  Historical films  Action and adventure films  Educational television programs 
Roles: prn, Producer, Distributor
Classifications: HM206, 612
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Most widely held works by National Geographic Television & Film
Guns, germs, and steel by Jared M Diamond( Visual )

8 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 2,119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

El profesor Jared Diamond recorre el mundo durante mas de treinta años para tratar de responderse la pregunta: ¿por qué los eurasiáticos conquistaron, desplazaron, o diezmaron a los nativos americanos, australianos y africanos, en lugar de lo contrario? Diamond desmonta las teorías raciales y revela los factores ambientales realmente responsables de los patrones más amplios de la historia
Lewis & Clark : great journey West by Bruce Neibaur( Visual )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 1,626 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Relive an amazing tale of discovery and exploration as National Geographic brings to life the first crossing. Two hundred years after Lewis & Clark epic journey, go back in time and discover the adventure, danger, and beauty of the unmapped West
Stress : portrait of a killer( Visual )

6 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 1,226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stanford University neurobiologist Robert Sapolsky has been advancing our understanding of stress - how it impacts our bodies and how our social standing can make us more or less susceptible. Research reveals that the impact of stress can be found deep within us, shrinking our brains, adding fat to our bellies, even unraveling our chromosomes. Yet understanding how stress works can help us figure out a ways to combat it and how to live a life free of the tyranny of this contemporary plague
Inside Mecca( Visual )

10 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and Turkish and held by 1,087 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What do a successful executive from suburban Malaysia, a religious radio commentator from rural South Africa and an Irish-born college professor from the United States have in common? They're all about to embark on the spiritual journey of a lifetime--the sacred Islamic pilgrimage to Mecca known as the hajj. One out of every five people on Earth--some 1.3 billion--practice Islam. Over 80 percent of these Muslims live outside the Middle East, but they share a single spiritual center, and each year two million Muslims visit the holy city during the hajj. During the five-day hajj, believers seek to become closer to God, ask pardon for their sins, and renew their spiritual commitment. The events of the hajj have long remained veiled from non-Muslims, who are forbidden even to enter the holy city of Mecca. But a team of Muslim filmmakers gained access to Islam's holiest place during the peak of the pilgrimage to document the event for National Geographic Television. This film reveals the many faces of modern Islam
Six degrees could change the world( Visual )

5 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 1,082 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses why many scientists believe that the Earth's average temperature could rise by as much as six degrees Celsius by 2100. Explores what each rising degree could mean for the future of humanity and our planet. Illustrates how global warming has already affected the reefs of Australia, the ice fields of Greenland, and the Amazonian rain forest. Explains what's real, what's still controversial, and how existing technologies and remedies could help dial back the global thermometer
Egypt eternal : the quest for lost tombs( Visual )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 1,018 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This National Geographic Special shows treasures from the Cliffside of Tombs to the Valley of the Golden Mummies
Arlington : field of honor( Visual )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 851 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

National Geographic presents a portrait of one of America's most sacred places, Arlington Cemetery
Inside the living body( Visual )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 796 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces one "everywoman's" story and examines the everyday workings of a living, functining body. Microscopic filmmaking, advanced medical technology, and state-of-the-art cardiac tomography imaging techniques are used to reveal unique perspectives on how our bodies function, grow, and mature from infancy through puberty, adulthood, and old age
Great migrations( Visual )

2 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 739 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Takes viewers around the world on the arduous journeys millions of animals undertake to ensure the survival of their species. Shot from land and air, in trees and cliff-blinds, on ice floes and underwater, this collection tells the formidable, powerful stories of many of the planet's species and their movements, while revealing new scientific insights with breathtaking high-definition clarity."--Container
Brain games( Visual )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 730 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bonus program: How to build a beating heart: "Scientists are using tissue engineering to harness the body's natural powers to grow skin, muscle, body parts and vital organs, even hearts."--Video.nationalgeographic.com
The new world by Terrence Malick( Visual )

3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 715 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The latest discoveries reveal the true story of Jamestown as you've never seen it before. With exclusive access to forensics and archaeology, National Geographic reveals shocking new evidence of starvation and disease, secret plots and Spanish spies
Ghosts of Machu Picchu( Visual )

3 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 707 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In the years since Machu Picchu was discovered by Hiram Bingham in 1911, there have been countless theories about this Lost city of the Incas, yet it remains an enigma. NOVA joins a new generation of archaeologists as they probe areas of Machu Picchu that haven't been touched since the time of the Incas and unearth burials of the people who built the sacred site"--Container
Animal holiday( Visual )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 702 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Santa answers a whole sackful of kid's questions about animals who like to live in cold places. Penguins, whales, reindeer and walruses lend a hand with the answers as they sing along with their own versions of Christmas songs
Water( Visual )

6 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 685 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Filmed in magnificent locations in Iceland, India, and the Middle East, this program looks at how control over water has been a central factor in human existence. Viewers take a precarious flight in a motorized paraglider to experience the water cycle up close; discover how villagers in the Himalayan foothills have built a living bridge to cope with the monsoon; and visit Egypt to study the connection between water and the regimes of the ancient Pharaohs. The result: an excellent launch point for discussing not only the undeniable role of water in any society, but also the fate of a culture that no longer has sustainable access to water sources
Extreme ice( Visual )

7 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 684 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This videodisc focuses on climate change shown through time-lapse cameras set by internationally acclaimed photojournalist James Balog, who has placed equipment in more than two dozen glacial locations in the northern hemisphere in order to assess the impact of global warming on the cryosphere
The incredible human body( Visual )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 653 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looks at how advanced technologies are being used to treat various human conditions, following the stories of a woman seeking in vitro fertilization, a man scheduled to have a brain tumor removed, and others
The Gospel of Judas by John B Bredar( Visual )

12 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 644 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scholars and theologians discuss the discovery of the Gospel of Judas, how it was restored, and its implications for Christianity
Incredible human machine( Visual )

7 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 638 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Tome un viaje en alta definición con National Geographic por un día en la vida de los milagrosos trabajos internos que lleva a cabo el cuerpo humano. De piel a huesos y cerebro y todo lo que está entre ellos. Reconocidos atletas, estrellas del rock, doctores y científicos lo guiarán a través de los comos y por ques de nuestra vida diaria. Podrá ver como producimos sonido, como aumentar nuestra agilidad y rapidez en diferentes actividades y el vínculo esencial entre la sangre y el cerebro. Pacientes que han perdido y recuperado la visión dan testimonios de la notable habilidad de resistencia y regeneración del cuerpo humano."--Envase
In search of the jaguar( Visual )

10 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 634 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alan Rabinowitz is a renowned Wildlife Conservation Society biologist who pursues the elusive jaguar, and races against time to create safe havens for these feared and respected predators while battling his own illness
China's lost girls( Visual )

6 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 630 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"To curb the country's exploding population, China limits most families to one child, or in certain circumstances, two children. Due to cultural, social, and economic factors, traditional preference leans toward boys, so girls are often hidden, aborted or abandoned. As a result, thousands of girls end up in orphanages in China. Today, more than one-quarter of all babies adopted from abroad by American families come from China- and nearly all are girls. National Geographic and Lisa Ling join some of these families as they travel to China to meet their new daughters for the first time. Along this emotional journey, Lisa Ling shares in the joy of these growing families and also witnesses firsthand China's gender gap, examines its roots, and discusses its possible repercussions"--Container
 
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Lewis & Clark : great journey West
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English (103)

Spanish (5)

Turkish (1)

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Stress : portrait of a killerEgypt eternal : the quest for lost tombsChina's lost girls