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Gau, John

Overview
Works: 66 works in 142 publications in 2 languages and 3,704 library holdings
Genres: History  Documentary films  Nonfiction television programs  Documentary television programs  Interviews  Educational films  Internet videos  Biography  Educational television programs  Nonfiction films 
Roles: Producer, Author of screenplay, Author, Contributor, Other
Classifications: U21.2, 355.009
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by John Gau
Soldiers : a history of men in battle by John Keegan( Book )

17 editions published between 1985 and 1999 in English and held by 1,610 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Celebrated military historian, John Keegan, and co-author, Richard Holmes, chart the changes in the conduct of warfare through history with an instructive combination of analysis and illustration. In the process they reveal that what has not changed is that an army ultimately has to depend on the courage and determination of its fighting men
Triumph of the nerds by Robert X Cringely( Visual )

11 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in English and held by 848 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Covers the pioneering years of the PC revolution during the mid-1970's in Silicon Valley (1st work). Explains how the PC industry came of age in the 1980's. Interviews Steve Jobs who co-founded Apple Computer and Bill Gates of Microsoft (2nd work). Looks at changes in the PC industry during the 1990's and their impact on the future. Discusses the Graphical User Interface (GUI) and the Internet (3rd work)
Nerds 2.0.1 : a brief history of the Internet( Visual )

5 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in English and held by 372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A three part series examining the ins and outs of one of the most volatile industries: the Internet. This first episode examines how the seeds of the Internet were planted by Sputnik. In a reaction to Russia's leap ahead in technology, the Pentagon developed a new agency called ARPA. ARPAnet was created to connect computer researchers at universities across the nation. In nine months flat, the technology was invented, built and installed
The richt vay to the Kingdom of heuine by John Gau( Book )

12 editions published between 1888 and 1968 in English and Scots and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lights, camera, action! : a century of the cinema by Tony Bilbow( Book )

4 editions published between 1981 and 1995 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Companion to the television series of the same name - Highlights of the cinema's first one hundred years; Most successful films of all time - Greatest flops - James Bond films - Steven Spielberg - Hollywood & Hollywood studios - Movie moguls - Film stars - Changing names - The Oscars - Child Stars - Sex symbols - Musicals - Landmarks of the cinema
The trap( Visual )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Triumph of the nerds( Visual )

2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains how the PC industry came of age in the 1980s. Includes interviews with Bill Gates of Microsoft, IBM's decision to "buy, not build" PC technology, the introduction of IBM's PC into the U.S. Market followed rapidly by clones, the shaky co-operation between Microsoft and IBM, IBM's launch of OS/2, and Microsoft's introduction of Windows
Triumph of the nerds( Visual )

2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Covers the pioneering years of the PC revolution during the mid-1970's in Silicon Valley. Includes the Altair 8800, the Homebrew Computer Club, the West Coast Computer Faire and hippie culture, nerds and hobbyists. Steve Wozniak eventually spawns Apple II, while Steve Jobs, at 25, becomes worth $100 million
Electric money bills to bytes by Reiner Moritz Associates( Visual )

13 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Meet the radical visionaries, innovators and entrepreneurs who - often against great resistance - brought information technology to the world of finance, changing forever the way money moves."--Container
Impressing their friends by Robert X Cringely( Visual )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Covers the pioneering years of the PC revolution during the mid-1970s in Silicon Valley. Includes the Altair 8800, the Homebrew Computer Club, the West Coast Computer Faire and hippie culture, nerds and hobbyists. Shows how Steve Wozniak eventually spawns Apple II, while Steve Jobs, at 25, becomes worth $100 million
Messengers by Karl Sabbagh( Visual )

2 editions published between 1984 and 2007 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The delicate interplay of hormones is responsible for all the events of reproduction. How many other body processes are controlled and coordinated by these chemical messengers becomes apparent in this program which follows the role of hormones play in response to a suddent emergency: fight or flight reaction
Great artists steal( Visual )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This episode begins in the early 1990's, with IBM in trouble and Microsoft the dominant player in the market place, and ends with the introduction of the Information sSuperhighway, with a new generation of nerds looking for their niche
Soldiers a history of men in battle( Visual )

3 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents an exploration of war through the centuries. Each program examines a particular aspect of soldiering or concept of warfare using archival footage, actualities, re-enactments, interviews and animation
Muscle power( Visual )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program demonstrates, on a microscopic level, what happens when a kung fu master is at work: how muscles work, how two types of molecules telescoping against each other produce enormous strength as they work in large numbers, how muscles of the heart and digestive tract move without conscious direction
Moving parts by Karl Sabbagh( Visual )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows how human muscle activity is coordinated by the cerebellum and how position sensors in the muscles and joints along with the balancing mechanism of the inner ear enable the body to be controlled. Presents cinemicrophotography of the interior of the knee
Civil war England's fight for freedom( Visual )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the English Revolution and the turbulent period between 1638-1658, when the foundations of British democracy and civil freedoms were created
 
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Lights, camera, action! : a century of the cinema
Alternative Names
Gall, John 1493?-1553?

Gau, Ihone 1493?-1553?

Gaw, John 1493?-1553?

ガウ, ジョン

Languages
English (85)

Scots (2)

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