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Robertson, Tom

Overview
Works: 297 works in 564 publications in 6 languages and 5,012 library holdings
Genres: History  Drama  Biography  Rock music  Animated films  Demo recordings  Popular music  Concert films  Film excerpts  Nonfiction films 
Roles: Performer, Composer, Author of screenplay, Singer, Instrumentalist, Producer, Printer, Other, Editor, Publisher, Actor, Conductor
Classifications: GV706.35, 974
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Most widely held works by Tom Robertson
Mexico a story of courage and conquest ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 446 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This documentary traces the history and culture of Mexico from the arrival of its first people to present times
Not just a game ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 441 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
We've been told again and again that sports and politics don't mix. In this documentary, Dave Zirin, sports editor of The Nation magazine, takes viewers on a tour of the good, the bad, and the ugly of American sports culture -- showing how sports have helped both to stabilize and to disrupt the political status quo throughout history. Explores how American sports, at their worst, have reinforced repressive political ideas and institutions by glamorizing things like militarism, racism, sexism, and homophobia, as well as looking at a history of rebel athletes who dared to fight for social justice beyond the field of play
The Appalachians ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Episode 1 (55 min.). Examines the earliest settlers of the Appalachians, the Cherokee; the arrival in the 1700s of European settlers who brought their traditions and music with them; the regional role of whiskey distilling; the large evangelical tent meetings which brought together blacks and whites and fostered the development of regional white gospel influenced by African rhythms -- Episode 2 (55 min.). The Cherokees are cruelly relocated along the Trail of Tears; the Civil War splits families; modernization arrives as railroads make it possible to strip raw materials and timber from the mountains; mining companies change entire towns and ways of life; miners demands better working conditions and the region suffers from the violence of the great Coal Wars -- Episode 3 (62 min.). The phonograph and radio take mountain music to the outside world; Great Depression devastates the region; the New Deal provides new ways of making a living and brings wider access to electricity; strip mining and mountain-top removal change the landscape forever; people of Appalachia keep their traditional culture alive and vibrant
Poptronica ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Gothic by Ken Russell ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1986 and 2006 in 5 languages and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Nel giugno 1816, in una villa sul lago di Ginevra, i due Shelley e il dottor Polidori passano alcune giornate in una divertita sfida a inventare storie di incubi fantastici. Nacquero lì€ Frankenstein e Dracula. (Morandini)
The mighty Mississippi ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Mighty Mississippi journeys along the river and through its past from St. Paul to New Orleans, from its formation during the Ice Age to the ambitious 20th-century attempts to tame its waters. It is a tapestry of cotton kings and riverboat gamblers, Native American legends and devastating floods, the tales of Mark Twain and the chords of the blues
The golden age of wireless by Thomas Dolby ( Recording )
20 editions published between 1982 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
America's castles ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1995 and 2002 in English and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
From New Orleans to Natchez, along the great Mississippi River, tour the great antebellum mansions of the Old South
America's castles ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tour the famed Newport Mansions, the "summer cottages" that are some of the grandest homes ever built
Brewed in America ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tells the story of the brewing industry in the United States which began with small local breweries, expanded into big business driven by Adolphus Busch, Adolph Coors, Frederick Miller and others, survived Prohibition, and adopted new technologies along the way. Today there is a renaissance of the small local brewery with the success of micro-brewed beers
The gate to the mind's eye ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1994 and 2004 in English and French and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A video album which combines the latest in computer animation artistry and technology with an original musical score by Thomas Dolby to tell a story about the collapse and rebirth of the universe
A map of the floating city by Thomas Dolby ( Recording )
7 editions published in 2011 in 3 languages and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The album is divided into three parts, all equally incomprehensible. New wave and synthpop abound
America's castles ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
From the initial plans in 1918 to the commencement of all-access tours, examines the 165-room mansion overlooking the California countryside, commissioned by media mogul William Randolph Hearst
The wall live in Berlin by Roger Waters ( Recording )
4 editions published between 1990 and 2003 in English and German and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Golf links in time ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Traces the history of golf and takes an insider's look at the secrets and tips of legendary golfers
America's castles ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tour the north shore of Long Island, nicknamed "the Gold Coast", the once tranquil farmland that became a playground for the sultans of the Gilded Age and the site of some of the grandest homes ever built
The flat Earth by Thomas Dolby ( Recording )
23 editions published between 1984 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The best of Thomas Dolby retrospectacle by Thomas Dolby ( Recording )
5 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The mighty Mississippi ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Mighty Mississippi journeys along the river and through its past from St. Paul to New Orleans, from its formation during the Ice Age to the ambitious 20th-century attempts to tame its waters. It is a spellbinding tapestry of cotton kings and riverboat gamblers, Native American legends and devastating floods, the tales of Mark Twain and the chords of the blues
The wall live in Berlin by Roger Waters ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Concert commemorating the tearing down of the Berlin Wall
 
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Alternative Names
Dolby Robertson, Thomas Morgan 1958-
Dolby Thomas
Robertson, Thomas Morgan
Robertson, Thomas Morgan 1958-
Thomas Morgan Dolby Robertson
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Languages
English (102)
German (8)
Spanish (3)
French (2)
Italian (1)
Dutch (1)
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