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Eagle Rock Entertainment

Works: 765 works in 1,303 publications in 1 language and 26,740 library holdings
Genres: History  Educational films  Internet videos  Juvenile works  Children's films  Documentary television programs  Documentary films  Nonfiction television programs  Nonfiction films  Biography 
Roles: Producer, Production personnel, Publisher
Classifications: PN1997, 937
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Most widely held works by Eagle Rock Entertainment
Ancient India( Visual )

8 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in English and held by 430 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The antecedents of modern Indian culture can be traced back to the Harappan civilization, which flourished between 2300 and 1500 BC in what are now Pakistan and Afghanistan. The Aryan tribes from the Russian steppes invaded the subcontinent in 1000 BC, bringing their language and culture. The resulting synthesis between the Aryan and Indian civilizations brought forth a unique society that included a caste system, which soon became entrenched. This program examines the religious tension between Hinduism, Buddhism, and Islam, and the historical events that shaped the great Indian civilizations, from the Mauryan Empire through the Mogul Empire. Maps and scholars provide insight into a culture that remains vibrant and diverse today
Aztecs : exposition of a culture( Visual )

9 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in English and held by 423 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aztec myth prophesied that a great city would one day stand on the site where an eagle, perched on a cactus with a serpent in its mouth, was found. Today, Mexico City stands on this mythical site. Although the Aztec Empire fell on April 28, 1521, when Hernando Cortes and his army defeated Montezuma, traces of the thousand-year-old pre-Columbian empire still survive and influence world culture. This program explores Aztec culture and history, from the role of human sacrifice in the Aztec religion to their agricultural advances. Commentary by scholars, maps, and contemporary accounts provide an overview of the events that both shaped and destroyed an empire
Ancient Rome by Ann Carroll( Visual )

10 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in English and held by 404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At its zenith, the Roman Empire included North Africa, Spain, France, and Britain. The wealth that these conquests generated allowed Roman citizens to live in a sumptuous world of beautifully decorated homes and opulent cities. In this program, scholars discuss Roman unification of Europe, Roman culture and institutions, and the family structure. The role of the army as a major force in Roman society and politics, along with its military structure and tactics, are discussed. The Christianization of Rome and the enduring legacy of Roman Law and institutions in Western government today are also analyzed. 3-D re-creations of the Coliseum and Pompeii allow students to see Rome as it was before the empire collapsed
The Ottoman empire( Visual )

7 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and held by 387 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the expansion of the Ottoman Empire from Eastern Europe throughout the Near East, its social and religious life and its military power
Ancient Greece by Victoria( Visual )

6 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in English and held by 344 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beginning with Homer's account of the Trojan War, this program re-creates the Greek world to provide insight into the daily lives of Greek citizens
Ladies & gentlemen : the Rolling Stones by Rolling Stones( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 342 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Filmed in Texas in 1972 over four nights of the 'Exile On Main Street' US tour, it was billed at the time as the most powerful rock film ever made and is considered by many fans to be the finest Rolling Stones performance ever captured on film
Ancient Egypt by Egypt( Visual )

7 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in English and held by 331 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For almost 3,000 years, the pharaohs ruled a civilization that was arguably the grandest of the ancient world. This program sheds new light on this enigmatic empire, offering information on the construction of the pyramids; the god-kings, including the only female pharaoh, Hatshepsut; the Rosetta Stone; religions and cults; mummification and burial rites; and the treasures of Tutankhamen. Interviews with noted Egyptologists, a professor from Cairo University, the chief inspector at the archaeological digs at Gaza, and the son of the guide who led Howard Carter to the tomb of Tutankhamen
The Vikings by Kenneth W Harl( Visual )

9 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in English and held by 329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Studies the effects of Viking aggression on commerce in Christendom, the efforts of the Church to convert the Vikings to control them, the military value of the Viking longships, and their art and society
Crossfire hurricane by Rolling Stones( Visual )

3 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 325 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"[T]ells the story of the Rolling Stones' unparalleled journey from blues-obsessed teenagers in the early sixties to their undisputed status as rock royalty. All of the Rolling Stones have been newly interviewed and their words form the narrative arc that links together the archive footage of performances, news coverage and interviews, much of it previously unseen ... [and] gives the viewer an intimate insight into exactly what it's like to be part of the Rolling Stones as they overcome denunciation, drugs, dissensions and death to become the definitive survivors"--Container
Ancient Britons( Visual )

6 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in English and held by 281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this program, experts explore the history of the British Isles from the ice age of 30,000 years ago to pre-Celtic times in search of evidence of the ancient Britons -- the Neolithic "Dawn People." From Orkney to Wessex, their ancient societies left enough archaeological evidence to answer some questions -- and to raise others. This has prompted much speculation about Stonehenge, the nature of the Britons' religious beliefs and rituals, and the extent of their geometrical and astronomical knowledge. Monuments and mysteries appear to be the chief legacies of those who dwelt during the dawn of civilization in ancient Britain
The Mayans( Visual )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and held by 279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The most advanced of the pre-Hispanic peoples of Central America, the Mayans rose to great prominence, only to suddenly decline around the year AD 900. In this program, cultural historian Iain Grain delves into Mayan history, investigating topics such as the Mayans' mastery of mathematics, their extremely hierarchical society, their use of human sacrifice to induce rain, and Mayan art. Many examples of Mayan architecture are provided as well, plus a computer re-creation of the temple at Chichen Itzá. Although there are still more than two million native Mayans living in Central America, the exact origins of their ancestors and the fate of the ancient Mayan cities remain mysteries"--Container
The Celts by Frank Delaney( Visual )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and held by 278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nearly 3,000 years ago, those who first mastered iron became the first masters of Europe: the Celts. This program documents the Hallstatt and La Tene Celts, separating them from myth and legend. Historians and scholars discuss the history, values, and lifestyle of this warrior society, exploring topics that include the roles of the druids, bards, and seers; the political hierarchy in Celtic society; and human sacrifice. Battle reenactments are also featured, contrasting the methods of warfare preferred by the Celts to their Roman adversaries. The Celtic influence on the ethnic languages of Scotland, Ireland, Wales, and Britanny is also documented
Pink Floyd : the making of The dark side of the moon by Pink Floyd (Musical group)( Visual )

4 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A track-by-track look at the making of the band's 1973 album
Geoffrey Chaucer : the Canterbury tales by Geoffrey Chaucer( Visual )

3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Written in the 14th century, The Canterbury Tales has stood the test of time as a landmark in the development of English literature. In this program, experts from the University of Warwick discuss the tradition of 14th-century poetry, the General Prologue, Chaucer's social grouping of the pilgrims and the themes they explore, and the poem as a reflection of Medieval English society. Dramatic reenactments of the pilgrims on horseback and numerous period images help bring the tales to life
Sinatra : all or nothing at all( Visual )

5 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Sinatra: all or nothing at all is an up-close and personal examination of the life, music and career of the legendary entertainer. Told in his own words from hours of archived interviews, along with commentary from those closest to him, the documentary weaves the music and images from Sinatra's life together with rarely seen footage of Sinatra's famous 1971 'Retirement' Concert in Los Angeles. The film's narrative is shaped by Sinatra's song choices for that concert, which Alex Gibney interprets as the singer's personal guide through his own life"--Container
The love we make by Paul McCartney( Visual )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This film follows Paul McCartney as he journeys through the streets of New York City in the aftermath of the destruction of the World Trade Center on September 11th, 2001, and his subsequent organization of the Concert for New York City; features performance clips from the benefit concert and backstage moments with many of the performers and other famous attendees
The Battle of Quebec( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As the North American colonies of France and Great Britain continued to spread, friction and outright violence between New France and New England became inevitable. Placing the French and Indian War in its larger political context, this program traces the war's progress to the Battle of Quebec. In a bold stroke, the British deployed on the Plains of Abraham under cover of darkness-and a mere fifteen minutes of combat spelled the beginning of the end of 150 years of French colonial rule. (31 minutes)
The Stuarts( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The death of Queen Elizabeth foreshadowed a power struggle between parliament and the monarchy. This program begins with the crowning of James I-whose policies made the confrontation inevitable-and documents five generations of tumultuous Stuart governance. Sifting through the complex mixture of financial crisis and mounting religious factionalism that characterized Jacobean England, the program describes the eruption of the Civil War, the execution of Charles I, the heavy-handed authority of Cromwell, and the legacy of the prolonged conflict: an enthusiastic return to monarchy and a general distaste among the English for political extremism
The Modern monarchs( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How has the importance of English royalty evolved over the past two centuries? This program examines the passage of the monarchy into figurehead status, tracing the line of descent from Queen Victoria to the current ruling family. Recounting Victoria's bereaved isolation and her son's rejection of her standards of propriety, the program reflects on English rule through two world wars, the Princess Diana tragedy, and the media circus that is now a feature of royal life. The episode concludes with an analysis of the crown's vague national purpose-ultimately recognizing an age-old interdependence between the monarchy and its subjects. (47 minutes)
The Tudors by John Malam( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With a French princess and Welsh courtier as its progenitors, the Tudor dynasty continued England's tradition of rule shaped by outside influence. This program examines the saga set in motion by Owen Tudor and Catherine of Valois, illustrating the events that led to the coronation of Henry Tudor and shedding light on the entire succession of Tudor monarchs. With the murderous power-grab of Richard III as counterpoint, the program explores the bloody reigns of Henry VIII and Mary I, and shows how their successor, Elizabeth I, reversed the trend-becoming synonymous with England's domestic tranquility and supremacy on the world stage
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