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Montagnon, Peter

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Most widely held works by Peter Montagnon
Civilisation. a personal view by Kenneth Clark by Kenneth Clark( Visual )

37 editions published between 1969 and 2010 in English and held by 855 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Art historian Sir Kenneth Clark presents an epic examination of Western European culture, defining what he considers to be the crucial phases of its development. This lavish series was hailed as a masterpiece when it was broadcast in 1969
The Long Search( Visual )

13 editions published between 1977 and 2013 in English and held by 720 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the basic beliefs and practices of major world religions
Childhood by Geoffrey Haines-Stiles( Visual )

4 editions published between 1991 and 2006 in English and held by 349 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents an "insightful and richly textured examination of the various influences that shape us as individuals and as members of the families and societies in which we are raised. Through the observation of twelve families on five continents, the series looks at childhood from a number of perspectives--personal, scientific, historical and cultural--using a variety of production techniques ..."--Container label
Civilisation : a personal view by Kenneth Clark( Visual )

3 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A sweeping survey of Western civilization tracing the interaction between man and art, philosophy, literature, music, and architecture between the fourth and twentieth centuries
A Question of balance by Ronald Eyre( Visual )

14 editions published between 1977 and 2011 in English and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the different types of religious beliefs that make up the spiritual life of Taiwan, including a Confucian respect for the past, the cosmic pattern of the Tao that manifests itself through the oracles, and the worship of local gods who dispense justice and favors
Buddhism, the land of the disappearing Buddha--Japan by Ronald Eyre( Visual )

17 editions published between 1977 and 2011 in English and held by 209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Visits Japan to investigate the Japanese experience of Buddhist worship and the complexities of Zen
Judaism, the chosen people by Ronald Eyre( Visual )

13 editions published between 1977 and 2011 in English and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Consists of interviews with several Jews living throughout the world who attempt to define the significance of being one of the chosen people
Rome, Leeds, and the desert by BBC Learning( Visual )

13 editions published between 1977 and 2011 in English and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Visits Rome, Spain, and England to explore the diversity and unity of the Catholic religious experience
Footprint of the Buddha by Ronald Eyre( Visual )

16 editions published between 1977 and 2011 in English and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Visits Sri Lanka and India to discover the type of Buddhism practiced throughout Southest Asia. Includes talks with monks, school children, novices, and housewives who describe their own religious experiences and discuss the high moral standards demanded by Buddhism
Zulu Zion by Ronald Eyre( Visual )

16 editions published between 1977 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Visits the Zulu Independent Churches of South Africa to explore the black African response to Christianity. Traces the history of religious beliefs in Africa from the arrival of the first Christian missionaries to the current rediscovery of the African religious identity
Alternative life styles in California : West meets East by Ronald Eyre( Visual )

11 editions published between 1977 and 2011 in English and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Visits the San Francisco Bay area to examine the new religious concerns of people who are looking East to Hinduism and Taoism for inspiration. Explores the search for a saner and more wholesome life in which ecology is held sacred and the accent is on good health
Islam--there is no god but God by BBC Learning( Visual )

10 editions published between 1977 and 2011 in English and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Visits Egypt to explore the experience of Islamic worship. Includes interviews with a number of Moslems who discuss their personal attitudes and approaches to their religion
House of tomorrow( Visual )

3 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents an insightful and richly textured examination of the various influences that shape us as individuals and as members of the families and societies in which we are raised
The long search( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Forms part of a series on world religions in which theater director Ronald Eyre travels around the globe asking people basic questions about their religious beliefs and practices. Vol. 11 examines the different types of religious beliefs that make up the spiritual life of Taiwan, including a Confucian respect for ancestors and the past, the cosmic pattern of the Tao that manifests itself through the oracles, and the worship of local gods who dispense justice and favors. Vol. 12 visits the San Francisco Bay area to examine the new religious concerns of people who are looking East to Hinduism and Taoism for inspiration. Explores the search for a saner and more wholesome life in which ecology is held sacred and the accent is on good health. Considers practices such as biofeedback, meditation, yoga, and self-help groups. Vol. 13 presents some of Ronald Eyre's personal reflections on his pilgrimage throughout the world in which he explored the religious beliefs and experiences of various peoples
The long search( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Forms part of a series on world religions in which theater director Ronald Eyre travels around the globe asking people basic questions about their religious beliefs and practices. Vol. 8 visits the Torajas of Indonesia to investigate the experience of primal worship. Explores the reasons for the remarkable survival of the Torajas' religion at a time when other primal, animist religions are dying out as a result of contact with the outside world. Shows many of the Torajas' ceremonies, including animal sacrifice and the feasting and gaiety of the funeral season. Vol. 9 visits Japan to investigate the Japanese experience of Buddhist worship. Contrasts the Mahayana Buddhism of Japan with that of Sri Lanka. Examines the rituals and customs of some of Japan's contemporary faiths, primarily Zen but also the Sōka Gakkai and Pure Land (Amida Buddha) sects and the native Shinto tradition. Looks at various aspects of Zen Buddhism and its influence on Japanese culture, including meditation, calligraphy, sword fighting, archery, and the tea ceremony. Vol. 10 visits the Zulu Independent Churches of South Africa to explore the Black African response to Christianity. Traces the history of religious beliefs in Africa from the arrival of the first Christian missionaries to the current rediscovery of the African religious identity. Studies two major groups, the Zionists and the Nazarites, a group founded by Isaiah Shembe. Shows a women's Zionist service, held at a home in the townships, where healing and support are integral parts of the service, and an open-air service of the Nazarites at which the themes of dreams, healing, and power are discussed
The long search( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Forms part of a series on world religions in which theater director Ronald Eyre travels around the globe asking people basic questions about their religious beliefs and practices. Vol. 5 visits Egypt to explore the experience of Islamic worship. Includes interviews with a number of Muslims who discuss their personal attitudes and approaches to their religion. Describes the main tenets of Islam and shows scenes of Muslims praying in a mosque, signing a marriage contract, attending a class for the study of the Koran, and boarding a plane to make the pilgrimage to Mecca. Vol. 6 examines the unique relationship that existed between the Eastern Orthodox Church and the Communist state in Romania. Visits a number of Romanian churches and shows a funeral, pre-Easter activities of villagers, and the Eastern Orthodox Christian liturgy with its Byzantine splendor and inspiring choral music. Includes interviews with priests, a bishop, and church members concerning their religious beliefs. Vol. 7 consists of interviews with several Jews living throughout the world who attempt to define the significance of being one of the chosen people. Includes discussions with Elie Wiesel, Norbert Brainin and the Amadeus Quartet, and Dr. Pinchas Peli, a tenth-generation rabbi. Depicts Jewish prayer and ritual and students debating the meaning of the Talmud. Journeys to Jerusalem and shows its schools, synagogues, and the Wailing Wall
The long search( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Forms part of a series on world religions in which theater director Ronald Eyre travels around the globe asking people basic questions about their religious beliefs and practices. Vol. 3 visits Sri Lanka and India to discover the Theravāda Buddhism practiced throughout Southeast Asia. Includes talks with monks, school children, novices, and housewives who describe their own religious experiences and discuss the high moral standards demanded by Buddhism. Reviews the founding of Buddhism, examines the concepts of rebirth and Nirvana, and shows a village ceremony and a monastic retreat. Vol. 4 visits Rome, Spain, and England to explore the diversity and unity of the Catholic religious experience. Looks at changes in the Catholic religion since Vatican II. Examines different aspects of Catholicism through three portrayals: by the ceremony of the official church at the Vatican, as practiced by devout lay Catholics in Leeds, and as observed by the Little Brothers of Jesus in the desert of southeastern Spain
Childhood( Visual )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores middle childhood development, from ages five to seven, as children become more responsible and capable. Their brains and bodies mature and children may begin formal training. Shows the first day of school in several countries and examines what recent research says makes for effective education
Childhood( Visual )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features three- to five-year-olds learning social and psychological intricacies of family life. The families in this cross-cultural study teach their children how to view and cope with the wider world as they interact with it at day care and school. Shows varying models of behavior and codes of discipline to mold children in their culture's proper social image. Discusses jealousy, punishment, gender task assignments, and the importance of birth order to children
Childhood( Visual )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores brain and body development during the infancy period between six months and three years. Examines improved coordination, increased mobility, the acquisition of language, and an emerging sense of self. Demonstrates that infants are active participants, instead of powerless beings
 
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