WorldCat Identities

Gilling, Dick

Overview
Works: 109 works in 208 publications in 2 languages and 3,223 library holdings
Genres: History  Popular works  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Producer, Director, Author of screenplay
Classifications: Q175, 501
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Dick Gilling
The human brain by Dick Gilling ( Book )
9 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 772 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Describes research on the brain up until 1982. Includes an atlas of the brain and chapters on memory, language, seeing, movement, fear, madness, the self: consciousness and predictions for the future
The Ascent of man by Jacob Bronowski ( Visual )
25 editions published between 1973 and 2011 in English and held by 691 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The series looks at the great creative discoveries of mankind, journeying through two million years of human invention
Generation upon generation ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1973 and 2008 in English and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Covers human genetics. Discusses earlier experiments and the modern day outlook
The Majestic clockwork by Jacob Bronowski ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1973 and 2008 in English and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Focuses on the contributions of Newton and Einstein in the evolution of physics by exploring the revolution that ensued when Einstein's theory of relativity upset Newton's description of the universe
Knowledge or certainty ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1988 and 2008 in English and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Considers the moral dilemma which confronts today's scientists by contrasting humanist traditions with the inhumanities of the Nazis, and the harnessing of nuclear energy with the development of the atomic bomb
The Starry messenger by Jacob Bronowski ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1987 and 1998 in English and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Highlights man's early study of astronomy. Traces the origins of the scientific revolution through the conflict between fact and religious dogma
The Music of the spheres ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1974 and 2008 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The ascent of man is a history of the cultural evolution of mankind, presented by the eminent scientist, the late Dr. Jacob Bronowski. Traces the evolution of mathematics and explores the relationship of numbers to musical harmony, early astronomy and perspective in painting. It follows the spread of Greek ideas from the Islamic empire to Moorish Spain and Renaissance Europe
The Drive for power by Jacob Bronowski ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1988 and 2008 in English and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Explains how industrialization and political revolutions altered man's concept of power during the 18th century and points out the significance of these developments in the progress of man
The return of the child the effects of El Niño ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1990 and 2004 in English and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This program charts the birth and development of the weather system called "El Niño" from Peru to Australia. It also shows the ferocity of El Niño, relates it to the ocean waters, and traces the roots of man's study of waves, ocean currents, and the interation of sea and sky
A quantum of Australian science by Dick Gilling ( Book )
3 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Ladder of creation by Jacob Bronowski ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1973 and 2008 in English and French and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Both Alfred Wallace and Charles Darwin working independently developed very similar theories of evolution to explain change
The ascent of man ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Pt. 1: A multitude of evolutionary changes, anatomical and intellectual, gives rise to man's superiority among the animals. New computer techniques illustrate humanity's evolution, while x-ray and slow motion photography of an Olympic athlete in action show the complex interweaving of mind and body. Pt. 2: Man domesticates plant and animal life. With the Neolithic cultivators come the nomads and the roots of warfare. Cameras capture the unique lifestyle of the Bakhtiari tribe of central Iran and there recreate the war games of Genghis Khan
The ascent of man by Jacob Bronowski ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Pt. 1: A multitude of evolutionary changes, anatomical and intellectual, gives rise to man's superiority among the animals. New computer techniques illustrate humanity's evolution, while x-ray and slow motion photography of an Olympic athlete in action show the complex interweaving of mind and body. Pt. 2: Man domesticates plant and animal life. With the Neolithic cultivators come the nomads and the roots of warfare. Cameras capture the unique lifestyle of the Bakhtiari tribe of central Iran and there recreate the war games of Genghis Khan
The Ocean planet the death of the Mississippi ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1990 and 2006 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Contrasts advances in seafood cultivation with the destruction caused by the Exxon Valdez oil spill, as backdrop to the problems of increasing contamination of the Mississippi River and the effect of pollution on riparian ecology and on fisheries in the Gulf of Mexico
World within world by Jacob Bronowski ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1973 and 2009 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Discusses the atom, the people and the history of atomic physics, and 20th century ideas on the subject
The Keys of paradise ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Describes the recently discovered, powerful and complex painkilling drugs, endorphins, manufactured by the human brain
Lizards of Oz Wombats : bulldozers of the bush ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lizards of Oz explores the fascinating desert world of these little known creatures, and examines why so many different species are able to co-exist. Wombats examines the myths and reality of womabt life both above and below ground
The Blue highway trade routes across the sea ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1990 and 2003 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Traces the history of commercial shipping in the Orient: the fortunes of the Portuguese in the 16th century and the Dutch East India Company in the 17th century, the rise and fall of Shanghai and Cochin, and the consequences of the opening of the Suez Canal
Whose sea this is ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1990 and 2006 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Examines the difficulty of maintaining an international maritime law that will keep the oceans open to all when some nations have the desire and the power to reserve marine resources for themselves; discusses territorial conflicts between Japan and Korea and Ronald Reagan's refusal to sign the 1982 Law of the Sea
Ascent of man ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A massive survey of science from flint tools to the theory of relativity. Made as a science counterpart to Sir Kenneth Clark's series Civilisation, with Jacob Bronowski presenting his own view of science and mankind
 
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Alternative Names
ギリング, ディック
Languages
English (84)
French (1)