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Prentice, Patrick

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Most widely held works by Patrick Prentice
Islam, empire of faith by Robert Gardner( Visual )

7 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 1,181 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
Egypt eternal : the quest for lost tombs( Visual )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 1,026 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This National Geographic Special shows treasures from the Cliffside of Tombs to the Valley of the Golden Mummies
Search for battleship Bismarck( Visual )

20 editions published between 1989 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 555 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A look at the first (and last) mission of the German battleship Bismarck, including talks with survivors, and at the recovery of the battleship from waters three miles deep
Lost kingdoms of the Maya by Patrick Prentice( Visual )

16 editions published between 1993 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 530 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
Last voyage of the Lusitania by National Geographic Society (U.S.)( Visual )

5 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in English and held by 502 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A look at the disaster that shocked the world on May 7, 1915, when the state-of-the-art ocean liner sank after being struck by a German U-Boat torpedo that killed over 1100 passengers
Diamonds of war : [Africa's blood diamonds]( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 485 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 Chinese and held by 457 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 )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 407 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
Guns in America( Visual )

4 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 294 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( Visual )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 210 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 136 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!
Arabs and Jews : wounded spirits in a promised land by PBS( Visual )

6 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in English and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the critical tension between Arabs and Jews living within the lands under jurisdiction of the Israeli state including the West Bank and the Gaza Strip and explores their prejudices, stereotypes and interactions
The Marshall Plan : against the odds by New York Times Company( Visual )

4 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 116 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
Jane Goodall : my life with the chimpanzees( Visual )

4 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in English and held by 116 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
Finding Anastasia( Visual )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The last chapter of the Russian's Czar's family is written on a night in July 1917. The chance find of human remains in a Siberian forest brings and international team to Russia in search of the truth about the greatest myth of the 20th century, the death of Princess Anastasia
The Passion of the saints( Visual )

4 editions published between 1996 and 2016 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Achieving "holiness" has taken some on very unusual roads, ranging from prayerful solitude to extreme self-denial
Forest wars( Visual )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 67 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
Ultimate World War II collection( Visual )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 67 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
The greatest flight( Visual )

2 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Flying a Vimy biplane from England to Australia was a bold adventure in 1919, but it turns out it was just as exciting in 1994. Follow Peter McMillan and Lang Kidby as they re-create the Ross [sic. Smith] brothers' historic journey. Using the original blueprints, their team reassembled an exact replica of the Vickers Vimy. Visit the Great Pyramids, the Taj Mahal, and the lush rain forests of the South Pacific. Including documentary footage of the first voyage and first-rate aerial photography of the reenactment
The Passion of the saints( Visual )

2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Combines religion, history and psychology to present the stories of Christian saints whose heroism and extreme self-denial continue to fascinate us today. Includes reenactments, scholarly commentary, visits to shrines, churches and sanctuaries, and a behind-the-scenes look at the process of canonization in the Vatican
 
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