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Guns, germs, and steel by Jared M Diamond( Visual )

25 editions published between 2004 and 2016 in English and held by 2,080 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. Based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning book. 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
Lewis & Clark : great journey West by Bruce Neibaur( Visual )

9 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 1,424 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recreates the overland journey of Lewis and Clark as they surveyed the American West
Stress : portrait of a killer( Visual )

9 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 1,204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Over the last three decades, science has been advancing the understanding of stress-how it impacts the human body and how social standing can make a person more or less susceptible. Through studies of baboons on the plains of Africa and research in the neuroscience labs of Stanford University, Robert Sapolsky and other scientists are discovering just how lethal stress can be. Understanding how stress works can help people figure out ways to combat it and how to live a life free of the tyranny of this contemporary plague. As this film shows, stress is not just a state of mind; it's something measurable and dangerous
Six degrees could change the world( Visual )

13 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 1,071 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
Inside Mecca by National Geographic( Visual )

15 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and held by 1,003 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
Egypt eternal : the quest for lost tombs by Amy Bucher( Visual )

11 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 971 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 )

7 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and held by 884 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

National Geographic presents a portrait of one of America's most sacred places, Arlington Cemetery
The human family tree( Visual )

8 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 832 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Join geneticist Spencer Wells and a team from National Geographic's Genographic Project as they trace the human journey through time, from our origins in the heart of Africa to the ends of the world. Cutting edge science, coupled with a cast of New Yorkers -- each with their own unique genetic history -- helps paint a picture of these amazing journeys. The human family tree answers some of humanity's most burning questions -- who we are and where we come from -- and forces us to change how we think not only about our relationships with our neighbors, but ourselves"--Container
Swinging safari( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 743 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the Serengeti Desert to the Kalahari Plain, experience the amazing ways that animals like cheetahs, crocodiles, rhinos and elephants survive. It's the wild spirit of African animals captured by the world's finest filmmakers - plus exciting music videos too. Narrated by Dudley Moore. Intended for children ages 4-10. Bushbabies (Galago) are shown capturing a moth for food, eating tree gum, leaping between trees, carrying baby in mouth, and climbing. Chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes) are shown vocalizing, grooming, sleeping in nest, termite fishing (tool use), and cracking nuts with stone hammers. Their social behavior is examined, showing aggressive and positive social behavior. The black and white colobus (C. abyssinicus) is seen feeding, leaping through trees, and calling alarm vocalizations. Aunting is shown as one female takes an infant from another. Seen briefly are the gorilla and baboon (Papio). Other animals shown are the lion, zebra, meerkat, rhino and elephant
Inside the living body( Visual )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 736 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
Brain games( Visual )

3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 706 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"[This] three-part series provides a fascinating window into the inner workings of the brain as never before. Through interactive experiments and tricks, [the programs] reveal how our brains create the illusion of a seamless reality. As these revealing experiments provide a unique view into our brains, the world's leading experts explain how and why these tests work."--Container
Through the lens( Visual )

17 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and held by 667 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Profiles nine "adventure" photographers and examines how they are able to capture such difficult subjects as whale sharks, molten volcanoes, Mount Everest, and untouched pre-Inca tombs
The new world : nightmare in Jamestown by National Geographic( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 658 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
Great migrations( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 650 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
The Gospel of Judas by National Geographic Television & Film( Visual )

15 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 640 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scholars and theologians discuss the discovery of The Gospel of Judas, how it was restored, and its implications for Christianity
Great Inca rebellion( Visual )

8 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 629 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

History reports that the mighty Inca were swiftly wiped out by a small band of Conquistadors, but new evidence is being unearthed that may help rewrite history. Uncovered remains of those who died in battle along with recently discovered documents suggest that even after forming military alliances with thousands of Indian mercenaries, it took the Spanish many years to defeat the Inca Empire
Ghosts of Machu Picchu : inside the Incan City in the clouds( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 615 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 )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 614 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Santa answers a whole sackful of kids' 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
China's lost girls( Visual )

7 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 607 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
Incredible human machine( Visual )

9 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 603 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
 
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