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Prentice, Patrick

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Most widely held works by Patrick Prentice
Egypt eternal : the quest for lost tombs by Amy Bucher( Visual )

12 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 966 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This National Geographic Special shows treasures from the Cliffside of Tombs to the Valley of the Golden Mummies
Islam, empire of faith by Robert Gardner( Visual )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 759 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documents the rise and growth of Islam throughout the world, from the birth of Prophet Muhammad in the 6th century through the peak of the Ottoman Empire 1000 years later. Discusses the impact of Islamic civilization on world history and culture
Last voyage of the Lusitania by National Geographic Society (U.S.)( Visual )

8 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 485 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program takes a high-tech plunge beneath the Irish Channel to relive one of the century's most mysterious maritime tragedies. On May 7, 1915 a German U-boat torpedoes the civilian vessel the Lusitania. The enormous ship sunk in eighteen minutes, sentencing nearly two-thirds of her passengers to death
Lost kingdoms of the Maya by Patrick Prentice( Visual )

18 editions published between 1993 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 448 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Mucho antes de Colón, los mayas establecieron una de las más desarrolladas civilizaciones en las selvas de México y Centroamérica. Sin embargo, esta sociedad avanzada de sacerdotes, astrónomos, artesanos, agricultores ... de repente y misteriosamente desapareció. Acompaña a los arqueólogos a Copán, Dos Pilas, y otras espectaculares ruinas mayas, a desenterrar artefactos y enormes templos de increible belleza."--Envase
Diamonds of war : [Africa's blood diamonds]( Visual )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 429 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the black market diamond trade in Sierra Leone, which for years has funded armed civil insurrection
Pearl Harbor : legacy of attack by National Geographic( Visual )

7 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in English and held by 411 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An exploration of the still unsolved mysteries and startling true stories from behind the 'day of infamy' that plunged the United States into World War II"; a search for a sunken Japanese midget submarine; eyewitness accounts by both American and Japanese survivors; images captured inside the sunken hull of the battleship Arizona
Last Will. & testament( Visual )

4 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 387 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's the greatest literary mystery of all time: Who wrote the works of William Shakespeare? Although the official story of a Stratford merchant writing for the London box office has held sway for centuries, questions over the authorship of the plays and poems persists. Derek Jacobi leads an impressive cast featuring Vanessa Redgrave and Mark Rylance on a quest to uncover the truth behind the world's most elusive author, and discovers a forgotten nobleman whose story could rewrite history
Islam, empire of faith( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This three-part program documents the rise and growth of Islam throughout the world, from the birth of Prophet Muhammad in the 6th century through the peak of the Ottoman Empire 1000 years later. Discusses the impact of Islamic civilization on world history and culture
Search for battleship Bismarck( Visual )

17 editions published between 1989 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A look at the first (and last) mission of the German battleship Bismarck, including talks with survivors, and at the location and exploration of the battleship in waters three miles deep, 600 miles off the coast of France.#x1E
Guns in America( Visual )

4 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The United States has 300 million citizens, there are 270 million guns. This tells 5 stories from America's connection with guns through the eyes of its citizens. From gangs to local law enforcement to gun hobbyists to a young mother, this explores the lives of people with guns
The quest for Noah's flood by National Geographic( Visual )

9 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Join famed Titanic discoverer Dr. Robert Ballard as he embarks on a ... voyage to the Black Sea, where history mingles with ages-old tales of a catastrophic flood"--Container
Stock car fever( Visual )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Climb inside the car with top drivers Jeff Gordon and Dale Jarrett to experience the 700-horsepower buzz that powers the sport of stock car racing. High-speed blowouts, multicar pileups, and raging engine fires are all in a day's work. Drivers court death each time they take the wheel, warding off the disaster that lurks at every turn through their superhuman skills, lightning reflexes, and practiced pit crews. From the famed Charlotte Motor Speedway to the notorious Talledega Superspeedway, find out why stock car fever is contagious!
Jane Goodall : my life with the chimpanzees( Visual )

4 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in English and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In her three decades of chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes) research at Gombe in Africa, Jane Goodall has grown from a stranger to the chimp colony to their strongest ally. In this video, Goodall shares her personal story of triumphs and trials of leading a life in the wild. Includes footage of David Graybeard retrieving bananas, parenting by Flo, and an infant learning to catch termites with a grass tool
Arab and Jew : wounded spirits in a promised land by Paul Bertemes( Visual )

8 editions published between 1989 and 2017 in English and Multiple languages and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the roots of tensions between Arabs and Jews in Israel, the West Bank and the Gaza Strip. Exposes prejudices, as well as images and stereotypes held by the two groups
The Marshall Plan : against the odds by New York Times Company( Visual )

6 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This one-hour documentary marks the 50th anniversary of the speech delivered by Secretary of State George C. Marshall, in which the retired general outlined his vision of the controversial economic rescue plan that was to bear his name. Post-War Europe was beset with hunger, poverty, devastation, and chaos. Marshall's plan was a matter of compassion as well as self-interest, since he asserted that the United States needed a strong, stable Europe in the Cold War. This program includes archival photographs, films, newsreels, and contemporary interviews
Finding Anastasia( Visual )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The last chapter of the Russian's Czar's family is written on a night in July 1917. Questions surrounding the end of the Romanov family are finally answered through new forensic technology
Ultimate World War II collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1. Pearl Harbor : legacy of attack includes original footage of the attack and interviews with veteran survivors. 2. The Battle for Midway includes original footage of this major battle of the Pacific Campaign of WWII, firsthand accounts from American and Japanese veteran survivors, and footage of the underwater explorations led by Robert Ballard to find downed aircraft carriers and planes. 3. Untold stories of WWII includes original footage of occupied Norway and tells the story of the efforts of Norweigan resistant fighters to dismantle the Nazis plans to create the bomb. Documents battles at sea with Japan. Includes interviews with those originally involved. 4. Search for the battleship Bismarck includes historical footage of the ship and Ballard's explorations of the Atlantic to find the sunken ship. 5. The lost fleet of Guadalcanal includes original footage at the site of this major battle plus Ballard's underwater searches for the lost ships. 6. The boys of Normandy includes footage of the invasion and interviews with veteran survivors
Forest wars( Visual )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documents an American dilemma: can we have our wood products and our forests too? Using as examples the embittered fights over spotted owls, old growth, fire, and wilderness, "Forest Wars" takes you into the forest battlegrounds and introduces you to the warriors on both sides of the issues
Nursing the mind( Visual )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Psychiatric nurses at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore are the focus of this episode of the series, Nurses. This program follows the work of these nurses as they counsel and support patients with severe depression, bipolar disorder, anorexia nervosa, and schizophrenia. As the nurses are in close, regular contact with the patients, the doctors depend on their observations to help in diagnosis and treatment
Pediatrics by Janet L Strife( Visual )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The pediatrics unit at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore is the focus of this episode of the series, Nurses, as the viewer gets a first-hand look at the daily routine of 3 nurses. Each nurse comments on why they became nurses, why they chose pediatrics, and discusses the pros and cons of working with children and teenagers
 
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Last voyage of the LusitaniaLost kingdoms of the MayaDiamonds of war : [Africa's blood diamonds]Search for battleship BismarckGuns in AmericaJane Goodall : my life with the chimpanzees
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