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Newington, Peter

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Most widely held works by Peter Newington
Castle by David Macaulay( Visual )

8 editions published between 1982 and 2006 in English and held by 901 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Castle combines colorful animation with live-action documentary sequences to tell the story of a 13th-century Welsh castle. Author David Macaulay, who wrote and illustrated the best-selling book of the same title, leads viewers on a castle tour, explaining its cultural and sociological significance and its architectural design. Detailed animation dramatizes the building of the castle and portrays the lifestyle of the early inhabitants
The buried mirror : reflections on Spain and the New World( Visual )

6 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in English and held by 572 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the diversity of peoples and cultures that make up the Hispanic world. Presents a survey of Hispanic past on both sides of the Atlantic, pointing out the importance of ritual and ceremony and the potency of the ever-present past in our lives today. Highlights the contributions of Hispanic arts and literature
El espejo enterrado : reflexiones sobre España y el Nuevo Mundo by Carlos Fuentes( Visual )

5 editions published between 1991 and 2015 in Spanish and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Carlos Fuentes looks for his forebears in the mix of people that created Latin America: Spanish, Arab, Jewish, Indian, and African. He asks what is unique in their culture that is cause for celebration in the 500th anniversary year of Columbus
The Virgin and the bull( Visual )

3 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Carlos Fuentes looks for his forebears in the mix of people that created Latin America: Spanish, Arab, Jewish, Indian, and African. He asks what is unique in their culture that is cause for celebration in the 500th anniversary year of Columbus. His quest takes him from the quayside at Vera Cruz back to Spain
The Age of gold by Pietro( Visual )

3 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The New World brought Spain enormous treasures: gold, silver, chocolate, tomatoes, the potato. Yet Spain's most powerful ruler, Philip II, lived in austere solitude in a cell-like study. He sought to protect the Catholic faith, while Cervantes questioned all values in Don Quixote. Velázquez painted masterpieces of psychological penetration that vaulted the Atlantic
The buried mirror : the complete five program series( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the diversity of peoples and cultures that make up the Hispanic world. Presents a survey of Hispanic past on both sides of the Atlantic, pointing out the importance of ritual and ceremony and the potency of the ever-present past in our lives today. Highlights the contributions of Hispanic arts and literature
Treasure houses of Britain( Visual )

2 editions published between 1985 and 1999 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A series of three one-hour programs provides viewers with unprecedented access to some of Great Britain's most magnificent houses from the fifteenth century into the twentieth. With John Julius Norwich, The Viscount of Norwich, as guide, the programs explore the history, collections, and architecture of these stately houses and include interviews with some of thecurrent owners who discuss both the privileges and problems of living in an historic house
The age of gold( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The New World brought Spain enormous treasures: gold, silver, chocolate, tomatoes, the potato. Yet Spain's most powerful ruler, Philip II, lived in austere solitude in a cell-like study. He sought to protect the Catholic faith, while Cervantes questioned all values in Don Quixote. Velázquez painted masterpieces of psychological penetration that vaulted the Atlantic
El espejo enterrado reflexiones sobre España y el Nuevo Mundo( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in Spanish and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Written and narrated by Carlos Fuentes, Mexico's well-known novelist, El Espejo Enterrado ("The Buried Mirror") consists of five one-hour programs on the historical roots of contemporary Hispanic history and culture. The series presents the origin of modern Latin America from the arrival of the Spanish conquerors to the present
The virgin and the bull( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Carlos Fuentes looks for his forebears in the mix of people that created Latin America: Spanish, Arab, Jewish, Indian, and African. He asks what is unique in their culture that is cause for celebration in the 500th anniversary year of Columbus. His quest takes him from the quayside at Vera Cruz back to Spain
Castle : tours of the world's most magnificent structures( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents an animated tale about a fictional thirteenth-century fortress and town built by King Edward I to subdue the rebellious Welsh. Includes live-action sequences in which David Macaulay explains the history and architecture that inspired the fictional castle
El espejo enterrado reflexiones sobre España y el Nuevo Mundo( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in Spanish and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the diversity of peoples and cultures that make up the Hispanic world. Presents a survey of Hispanic past on both sides of the Atlantic, pointing out the importance of ritual and ceremony and the potency of the ever-present past in our lives today. Highlights the contributions of Hispanic arts and literature
Palaces of reason and delight( Visual )

2 editions published between 1985 and 2017 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the history, collections, and architecture of Blenheim Palace, Houghton Hall, Bowhill, Newark Castle, Drumlanrig Castle, Boughton House, West Wycombe Park, St. Lawrence Church in West Wycombe, and Syon House, and includes interviews with some of the current owners
La Virgen y el toro( Visual )

2 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in Spanish and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fuentes explora la mezcla de gente que ha creado la población de América Latina: españoles, árabes, judíos, indios y africanos
Der verborgene Spiegel( Visual )

1 edition published in 1995 in German and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ezra Pound( Visual )

1 edition published in 1977 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Gives an account of Pound's earlier career, based on photographs and paintings, up to the time he left England. Includes an interview with Basil Bunting and film sequences of Pound shot at the home of his son-in-law in Austria in 1954
The Buried mirror reflections on Spain and the New World by Carlos Fuentes( Visual )

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

Explores the diversity of peoples and cultures that make up the Hispanic world. Presents a survey of Hispanic past on both sides of the Atlantic, pointing out the importance of ritual and ceremony and the potency of the ever-present past in our lives today. Highlights the contributions of Hispanic arts and literature
La época de oro( Visual )

1 edition published in 1990 in Spanish and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

En este capitulo partimos de América rumbo a España, para terminar en la economía europea.Es el siglo de Oro que ve surgir a Cervantes y a Velázquez. De regreso a América nos encontramos con el barroco americano
La Edad de Oro( Visual )

1 edition published in 1991 in Spanish and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Meme l'enorme quantite d'or fournie par le Nouveau-Monde n'a pas suffit a etancher la soif de la monarchie espagnole pour les guerres, le luxe et la lutte contre l'heresie. Les coffres de l'Espagne se vident et sa vitalite creative se repand. Carlos Fuentes explore les remarquables reussites de l'age d'or espagnol, du Don Quichotte de Cervantes aux chefs-d'oeuvres de Velasquez, l'evolution de la societe espagnole au 18e siecle et la situation des colonies espagnoles en Amerique
The buried mirror : refelections on Spain and th New World by Carlos Fuentes( Visual )

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

Written and presented by Carlos Fuentes, the best-selling Mexican author, who looks for his forebears in the mix of people that created Latin America: Spanish, Arab, Jewish, Indian, and African. He asks what is unique in their culture that is cause for celebration in the 500th anniversary year of Columbus
 
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