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Colonial house( Visual )

4 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 965 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contemporary Americans and Britons spend five months on an isolated stretch of the Maine coast recreating the life of American colonists in the year 1628. The modern colonists struggle to create a functioning and profitable colony using only the tools and technology of that era. Extensive research went into recreating this 17th-century environment in which the colonists negotiate personal and communal challenges as they deal with the demoralizing weather, rustic living conditions, and backbreaking labor. Among the points of dissension that arise in the colony are: the rigid class and gender roles, mandatory religious observance, and the puritanical civil laws of the era, particularly those pertaining to profanity
America beyond the color line by Henry Louis Gates( Visual )

10 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and held by 941 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gates travels to the east coast, the deep South, inner city Chicago, and Hollywood to investigate modern black America and interview influential Americans including Colin Powell, Quincy Jones, Samuel L. Jackson, Alicia Keys, Maya Angelou, Willie Herenton and others
Wonders of the African world( Visual )

10 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and held by 858 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This documentary presents Henry Louis Gates, Jr. on a journey from Zanzibar to Timbuktu, the Nile River Valley to Great Zimbabwe, the slave coast of Guinea to the medieval monasteries of Ethiopia in search of the lost wonders of the African world
The 1900 house by PBS Home Video( Visual )

8 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and held by 847 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Just how good were the good old days? Travel back in time with the Bowler family, smitten by the idea of experiencing the Victorian lifestyle right down to corsets, chamber pots and cutthroat razors, as they turn back the calendar to spring of 1900. Their eye-opening experiences of the grueling demands of a bygone era help them to understand another era with an exceptional clarity and a unique perspective
Manor house( Visual )

17 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 842 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Following in the tradition of Upstairs, Downstairs and Robert Altman's 2001 Edwardian comic feature Gosford Park, Manor House takes a fascinating look at the grand and grueling British class system of the early 1900s"--Container
Frontier house( Visual )

7 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 774 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three modern families were chosen to learn to survive as if the year is 1883. Using the tools and technology of that time they must make difficult choices and cope with the consequences in the Montana wilderness
The 1940s house( Visual )

7 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and held by 583 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One modern family takes on the challenge of domestic life on Britain's home front in 1940s house, a re-creation of a World War II household. This time-travel experiment covers the period from the outbreak of war in 1939 to Victory Day in 1945, compressing the events of six wartime years into two months. Though the military threat is metaphorical, the privations are real and the pressures create tensions nonexistent in modern society
Frontier House( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 385 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three modern families were chosen to learn to survive as if the year is 1883. Using the tools and technology of that time they must make difficult choices and cope with the consequences in the Montana wilderness
Regency house party( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In the highly competitive, hot-house atmosphere of the Regency house party, marriage, money, and morals are all up for grabs. For nine sunny summer weeks, a group of eligible men and women take up residence in a magnificent English country estate to live exactly as they did two centuries ago - including the social hierarchy, the lavish lifestyle, the backroom intrigues, and the intricate courtship rituals."--Container
A rather English marriage by Paul Seed( Visual )

2 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in English and held by 371 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When their wives die on the same day in the same hospital, two men become two lonely widowers struggling to rebuild their lives. After moving in together, the trials and tribulations commence
Agatha Christie, a life in pictures( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This BBC original drama uses documented accounts and Christie's own words to probe the shadowy areas of her early life in a style as gripping and suspenseful as any Christie story
Jacques Derrida by Philippe Collin( Visual )

11 editions published between 1992 and 2012 in English and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At an Oxford Amnesty Lecture Jacques Derrida and Alan Montefiore discuss deconstruction of the subject and the implications for human rights; Derrida avers that, as deconstruction changes the nature of the subject, so deconstruction of nationalism should lead to a modern nationality incorporating different forms of nationality, such as singularities of tradition and minorities of various sorts
Lyddie by Katherine Paterson( Visual )

3 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in English and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in Ontario in the 1860's, tells the story of Lyddie, a farmer's daughter whose family breaks up after their father disappears. Lyddie makes her way to the cotton mills of Cornwall, to make money to save the farm, so the family can be reunited. A friend at the mill encourages her to continue an education. With the realization that the farm cannot be saved, and her family will not be reunited, Lyddie sets off to Kingston to get a college education
Hélène Cixous by Hélène Cixous( Visual )

7 editions published between 1992 and 2016 in English and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this interview, Hélène Cixous explores her childhood as a Jewess in French-occupied Algiers and the impact it had on her work in the area of feminist theory and on her personal politics"--Container
Edward Said by Sam Durant( Visual )

4 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Edward Said discusses his postcolonial theory and how it applies to modern culture, from politics to literature. He exposes the Western image of the East as an artificial construct that is still retained today. He discusses Palestine as a politically expedient construct of Europe; argues the right of Palestine to exist as an independent, self-governing nation; and traces the origins of European attitudes toward the Arab world through the literature of E.M. Forster, T.S. Eliot, Joseph Conrad, and Chinua Achebe
Ice world( Visual )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In L.A. 10,000 BC, primal Ice Age battles are recreated bringing prehistory to life with Paleolithic gladiators, goliaths, woolly mammoths, the saber-toothed cat, the cheetah bear and a monstrous bird
Julia Kristeva( Visual )

4 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this program, French feminist theorist Kristeva explains her theory of difference and its importance to literature, institutions of higher education, and politics"--Container
PaleoWorld( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This series presents an in-depth look at what is known, and how we know about dinosaurs
The 1940s house( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One modern family takes on the challenge of domestic life on Britain's home front in 1940s house, a re-creation of a World War II household. This time-travel experiment covers the period from the outbreak of war in 1939 to Victory Day in 1945, compressing the events of six wartime years into two months. Though the military threat is metaphorical, the privations are real and the pressures create tensions nonexistent in modern society
Neanderthal by Douglas Palmer( Book )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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