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Rome : power & glory by Lynn Dougherty( Visual )

8 editions published between 1998 and 2001 in English and held by 445 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Detailed re-enactments of ancient customs and conflicts, period art, original writings, and insights from scholars all paint a compelling and brutal portrait of life under this mighty empire
Free at last : civil rights heroes( Visual )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2004 in English and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The civil rights movement in the United States is usually thought of in terms of its leadership, but often the catalysts for progress were people who fought from within a larger group or performed individual acts of heroism. Some were victims who just happened to be in the wrong place at the wrong time. These are some of those stories"--Container
Trading Spaces viewer's choice( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"These four episodes capture all the hard work, hilarity, suspense and drama that have made Trading Spaces such a success. And if you're lucky, you just might pick up a few tips along the way"--Container
The human animal : a natural history of the human species( Visual )

5 editions published between 1999 and 2015 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Although humans can make more than 3,000 hand gestures, even the simplest have numerous variations and interpretations. This program, filmed on five continents, examines not only hand gestures, but facial expressions, head shakes and body distance as well--and the misunderstandings that can occur when body language is transported across cultural lines. Supression of body language is also discussed, along with "nonverbal leakage," in which the body's language can belie a speaker's words
The human animal : a natural history of the human species( Visual )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this series, Desmond Morris examines human behavior and the human condition. Issues such as body language, human evolution, modern culture, love and sex, human genetics and human creativity are discussed
Understanding the universe( Visual )

3 editions published between 1996 and 1998 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Join astronomers and astrophysicists as they probe light years beyond the Milky Way. This video employs graphic models and computer animation to illustrate some of the most complex cosmology theories of all time
Best kept secrets of law enforcement( Visual )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Using realistic reenactments, crime scene and courtroom footage, and interviews with police personnel and research scientists, this progrom showcases 21st-century advances in law enforcement. Discusses police pursuit techniques and equipment used by law enforcement officers
A child's world( Visual )

3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The set explores the mental development of children. Vol. 1 studies how they develop an adult's ability to discern the feelings of others and lie for both good and bad reasons. Vol. 2 focuses on developing mental independence that examines the abstract thought of toddlers, the memory capacity of preschoolers, and the force of childhood tantrums. Vol. 3 looks at children in relation to the existential questions of birth and death
Mummies : frozen in time( Visual )

2 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fascinating glimpse into how humans have been preserved throughout history
Galileo's "Dialogue."( Visual )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It is said that the apple fell on Newton's head, but it was Galileo who planted the tree. This program examines, The Dialogue--arguably the most controversial book of its time--and the tumultuous events revolving around Galileo's visionary scientific achievements. The insights of Harvard University's Owen Gingerich, emeritus professor of the history of science; George Coyne, director of the Vatican Observatory; and others, plus dramatizations of scenes from the book and Galileo's trial, capture the intellectual fervor of the Scientific Revolution and the Church's struggle to discourage acceptance of Copernican cosmology
The autobiography of Malcolm X( Visual )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Autobiography of Malcolm X is an American classic not only for its compelling story, but also for its uncompromising expression of the pain, anger, and violence of black life in a white America. Featuring powerful dramatizations, this program scrutinizes both the book and the life of Malcolm X himself. Michael Eric Dyson, Attallah Shabazz (Malcolm's daughter), Rodnell Collins (Malcolm's nephew), Marita Golden and others provide insights into the making of one of the most charismatic leaders of the 20th century
Understanding Oceans( Visual )

2 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explore the characteristics of the ocean's personality, from the volatile cross-currents to health issues, from endangered sea creatures to the reality of light on the ocean floor
The sun and other stars( Visual )

2 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The sun is just one of billions of stars in the universe, providing us with heat, light and both nurturing and dangerous rays. Learn how stars form, the stages of their life cycles and how they die, turning from protostars to supernovae, neutron stars and black holes
War and civilization( Visual )

3 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eight-part series on the history of war and warfare
The prince by Mohamed Zran( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A study of Niccolò Machiavelli's book, The prince. This video compares the crumbling of medieval order of Machiavelli's time with modern politics and includes interviews with Henry Kissinger, Senator Gary Hart, Roger Masters, Riccardo Bruscagli and others. Includes reenactments from Machiavelli's life, period artwork, and location footage
The Big Bang by Marc Lachièze-Rey( Visual )

2 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scientists believe than an immense explosion about 12 million years ago gave rise to the universe. "Learn how images from the Hubble Space Telescope have contributed to our knowledge of those first moments of the cosmos ..."--Container
The periodic table of the elements( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the nonmetals and their uses in automotive technology, oxygen, gunpowder, limestone and chemical processes
Pearl Harbor : seven views of defiance( Visual )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The attack on Pearl Harbor in historical footage and interviews with survivors
The Assyrians : masters of war( Visual )

3 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the Assyrian army and how the Assyrians administed a vast and prosperous empire from the early ninth century BC to the end of the seventh. Describes how the Assyrians treated conquered nations without mercy, extracting homage from them and enslaving or killing all who dared oppose them
The third sex( Visual )

2 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two sexes drive the reproductive cycle. Yet for some, the fundamental physiology of male or female is not readily apparent. This program examines intersexuality through four case studies: ambiguous genitalia deriving from a missing sex chromosome, Androgen Insensitivity Syndrome, 5-Alpha-Reductase Deficiency in an insular Caribbean community, and hermaphroditism in South Africa. The issue of societal acceptance is addressed as well, along with the vital importance of emotional support and counseling
 
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