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Mackles, Gene

Overview
Works: 41 works in 50 publications in 1 language and 93 library holdings
Genres: History  Nonfiction television programs  Documentary television programs  Juvenile works  Children's films  Educational films  Internet videos  Biography  Documentary films  Educational television programs 
Roles: Author
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Most widely held works by Gene Mackles
The Rise of Greek civilization ; Greek thought by Eugen Weber( Visual )

2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

These programs explore the growth of Greek civilization and the strong connection between its philosophy and political institutions. Shows how these traditions have influenced Western traditions. Program 5 shows how democracy and philosophy arose from Greek cities at the edge of the civilized world. Program 6 reveals how Socrates, Plato, and Aristotle laid the foundation of Western intellectual thought
Iota : the great big game in the teeny-weeny tin( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Look, see, play and score ... a lot! Add cards to a grid, making sure that color, shape, and number are either all the same or all different across the line. Sounds easy but as the grid expands, so do the possibilities. Whoever sees the opportunities will seize the win!
The Age of absolutism ; Absolutism and the social contract by Eugen Weber( Visual )

3 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

England develops an ideal that governments exist to protect the rights of the governed. Arguments about the legitimate source of political power centred on divine right versus natural law
The American Revolution by Allen C Guelzo( Visual )

2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The new republic demonstrates that a revolution can create a free, stable society
Mesopotamia ; From bronze to iron by Eugen Weber( Visual )

2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Program 3 shows the rise of Mesopotamian civilization, the beginnings of the alphabet and the introduction of laws for society, commerce etc. Settlements in the Fertile Crescent gave rise to the great river civilizations of the Middle East
The Decline of Rome ; The fall of Rome by Eugen Weber( Visual )

2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While enemies slashed at Rome's borders, civil war and economic collapse destroyed the empire from within
The Renaissance and the New World by Eugen Weber( Visual )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The impact of explorers discovering new peoples, societies, institutions, and beliefs contributed to a revolution in critical thinking. Ancient theories are redefined as explorers expand the known horizons
The French Revolution by Eugen Weber( Visual )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Program 40 deals with the effects of the French Revolution. Liberty, equality and fraternity skidded into a reign of terror
The Roman empire by Eugen Weber( Visual )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rome's civil engineering contributed as much to the empire as did its weapons
The Rise of the Church by Eugen Weber( Visual )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The early Church was effectively organised by St. Paul. Roman roads and peace, along with the Greek language assisted the spread & development of the new religion. The old heresy became the Roman empire's official religion under the Emperor Constantine
The Renaissance and the age of discovery ; The Renaissance and the New World by Eugen Weber( Visual )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Renaissance humanists made man "the measure of all things". Europe was possessed by a new passion for knowledge
The Middle Ages by Eugen Weber( Visual )

2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While life for most people in the Middle Ages was short and brutish, conditions did gradually improve. Famine, disease and short life expectancies were the conditions that shaped medieval beliefs
National monarchies by Eugen Weber( Visual )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A new urban middle class emerged, while dynastic marriages established centralised monarchies
The Age of Charlemagne by Eugen Weber( Visual )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charlemagne revived hopes for a new empire in Western Europe
Alexander the Great by Eugen Weber( Visual )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alexander the Great was one of the most remarkable kings of the ancient world and is still recognized as a true military genius
The Byzantine empire by Eugen Weber( Visual )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From Constantinople, the Byzantine Empire carried on the traditions of Greece and Rome
The Second World War by Eugen Weber( Visual )

2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Deals with the causes and effects of World War II. World War II was a war of new tactics and strategies. Civilian populations became targets as the Nazi holocaust exterminated millions of people
The Dawn of history ; The ancient Egyptians by Eugen Weber( Visual )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the beginnings of life to the first agricultural settlements. Traces the origins of the human race from anthropoid ancestors to the agricultural revolution
The Technological revolution ; Toward the future by Eugen Weber( Visual )

2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Programs 51 and 52 discuss the speed with which modern life has changed and consider the future of western civilization
The Wars of religion ; The rise of the trading cities by Eugen Weber( Visual )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Program 29 deals with the religious wars between Protestants and Catholics that devastated much of Europe during the early seventeenth century
 
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English (29)