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Kersken, Uwe

Overview
Works: 15 works in 17 publications in 2 languages and 391 library holdings
Genres: Educational films  Internet videos  Documentary television programs  History  Nonfiction television programs  Television mini-series  Historical television programs  Documentary films  Science films  Folklore 
Roles: Producer, Creator
Classifications: PN1997, 932
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Most widely held works by Uwe Kersken
Planet Egypt( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It was the world's most important ancient civilization and lasted longer than any other. In this exciting four-part miniseries, History explores the technology, culture, religion, wars and peace that unified Egypt for 3,000 years. Investigates Egypt's legacy through portraits of its most influential Pharaohs: King Narmer, who united more than 40 regional tribes into the first Egyptian civilization
A matter of life and death : magic moments in the history of medicine( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles 5,000 years in the history of medicine, telling the story of those 'magic moments' of groundbreaking medical discoveries, as well as when it went horribly wrong
2057( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Television program blends drama and science to show a possible look fivity years in to the future. Includes 2057 (a look at custom-built human body organs, robotic surgery, intelligent clothing, and more amazing inventions) and Future Car (a look at cars in 2030, the fuel they would use, the computers in them, and more)
Fabulous animals, myths & legends( Visual )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A celebration of the animals who play an important role in the myth, legend, and folklore of diverse peoples and cultures
Die Deutschen( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in German and English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An overview of German history, focusing on the lives of major historical figures from Otto the Great in the 10th century to Wilhelm II and Philipp Scheidemann in 1918
Fabulous animals, myths & legends : Champion of the prairie : the bison ; Mermaids and sirens : the sea cow( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A celebration of the animals who play an important role in the myth, legend, and folklore of diverse peoples and cultures
Fabulous animals, myths & legends( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A celebration of the animals who play an important role in the myth, legend, and folklore of diverse peoples and cultures
Die Deutschen II( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An overview of German history, focusing on the lives of major historical figures from Karl the Great to Gustav Stresemann
Bankers, builders, and new beginnings( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Illustrates life from the perspective of the medieval merchant and reveals facts regarding city planning, banking practices, cartography, and the skyscrapers of the Middle Ages, cathedrals. It also demonstrates how the growth of European cities prefaced the end of feudal society and the beginning of a new civilization
Monsters of the deep-- the giant octopus( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An old sea dog shows two children his octopus tattoo and tells how, fishing off Vancouver island, one of his friends was dragged to his death by the tentacles of a giant octopus
Champion of the prairie-- the Bison( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this native American myth we saw how Saynday - who has turned himself into a puppy to learn where White Crow hides his food - finds strange buffalo meat to feed his starving people. Underneath a black rock on the teepee floor, White Crow shows Saynday a hole in the earth. In the hole live all the bison in the world. Saynday jumps into the hole and barks at the bison. The terrified buffalo stampede out of the hole into the world. From then on the Native Americans would never go hungry again
Man of the forest - the Orangutan : Sacred birds of the Maya - the quetzal( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Borneo, a mother has a son who is so beautiful and graceful that he is desired by all women. In order to protect him, she makes him a suit of Orang Utan skin, so that he can move unseen among the villagers
Mermaids and sirens-- the sea cow( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Though the Manatee is the animal most usually associated with the mermaids, this Papuan legend tells of a mother and baby anteater that get caught in a great flood. The baby is swept away but is turned into a Dugong, and manages to carry her mother back to an island. And this must be true, for the Dugong's pricklywhiskers could only have come from an anteater's spines!
Jaws of fire-- the Komodo dragon( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

According a legend, the first Komodo Dragon was the weaker, male twin of a human sister. The ruling Sultan was compassionate, and ordered that this brother and his descendants, the Komodo Dragon, always be guaranteed some of the food, of the stronger sister and her descendants, the inhabitants of Komodo. To this day the people of Komodo offer some of their food to the dragons that live amongst them
Sacred bird of the Maya : the quetzal( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A Spanish Conquistador kills the Mayan King. But as soon as he dies he is transformed into a Quetzal, the Mayan symbol of freedom
 
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