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DeVries, David

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Most widely held works by David DeVries
Life after people( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 1,111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What will the world be like when mankind is extinct? The pyramids may stand forever, but the cities will disappear. Our greatest masterpieces will fade and crumble. As global warming and the depletion of natural resources become ever more pressing issues it is critical to consider how we can reduce our impact on the planet. Journey to locations around the globe already going through the processes of a lack of human intervention. See the changes wrought in just decades in ghostly settlements like Chernobyl, which was abandoned since only 1986, and island towns off the coast of Maine. How long would it take before the last remnants of mankind completely disappeared?
Secrets of the Koran( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 833 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For some billion people worldwide, it is the Holy Scripture, the word of God and his prophet. For others, it is no more than a historical artifact that has left an indelible imprint on the world. It is the Koran. This film examines the history of the work that many outside Islam find impenetrable and mysterious, and explores the striking similarities and differences between the Koran and the Bible--and the ways in which Muslims believe the Koran corrects some of the Jewish and Christian scriptures. Leading religious scholars, Islamic scholars, and holy men detail the history of the Koran from the Golden Age of Islam to the modern rise of jihadism. This film provides a guide to understanding the fundamental work that has shaped the Muslim faith for over 1,400 years, and continues to influence modern history
Civil War combat( Visual )

14 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and held by 500 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents an overview of the following Civil War battles: Shiloh, Antietam, Gettysbury, and Cold Harbor including in-depth perspectives by leading Civil War historians. Each battle is reconstructed against the backdrop of the military situation in the field, the tactical challenges facing the combatants, and the political consequences of every skirminsh won or lost
Teddy Roosevelt an American Lion( Visual )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 499 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From his days as a Dakota cowboy to the White House and beyond, Teddy Roosevelt: An American Lion explores every aspect of Theodore Roosevelt's remarkable life
Arnie the doughnut --and 4 other fantastic adventure stories( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 451 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arnie the Doughnut is shocked when he finds he is about to be eaten by Mr. Bing! Arnie realizes his carefree days are about to end ... unless he can persuade Mr. Bing that a doughnut can be more than a sweet snack! Roberto the termite dreams of designing big buildings everywhere--including the moon! Hondo & Fabian spend a day sleeping in the sun, and playing inside and outside. A duo of dogs plots to get rid of the newest "animal" in the house--the baby! Angelica is a young girl, but she happens to also be the strongest woodswoman around, and after defeating a fearsome bear, is known as the swamp angel
Mike Mulligan and his steam shovel --and 3 more stories about trucks( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 402 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Mike Mulligan and His Steam Shovel" prove that, although getting older and perhaps dated, they are still useful. A rowdy, ravenous New York City garbage truck declares, "Know what I do at night while you're asleep? I Eat your TRASH." Consuming everything from a to z, at the end of the day he can boast, "I Stink!" Mr. Gilly is a trash collector who drives a big blue truck from the school, to the park and the pizza parlor. At every stop, he picks up the trash, and transforms "Trashy Town" into a tidy town. "Dot the Fire Dog" sleeps by the firefighters' big rubber boots, suits up to answer an alarm, and rescues a tiny kitten. It is a good day for the firefighters, the firehouse, and Dot. One trash day, a young boy leaves his tricycle to play with a kite he retrieves from a trashcan. The trash men pick up the tricycle, which becomes "The Remarkable Riderless Runaway Tricycle" as it escapes crushing, eludes capture, and makes its way back to the boy
The Valentines collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 375 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One zillion valentines: two enterprising friends, Milton and Marvin, prove that valentines are for everyone. A letter to Amy: the wind spoils Peter's attempt to mail a special birthday invitation to Amy. Goggles!: Peter and his friend Archie call upon faithful dog Willie to outsmart a gang of tough bullies who want Peter's motorcycle goggles. Wilfrid Gordon Partridge: a small boy helps a friend remember her past by sharing his own special items. Will I have a friend?: On Jim's first day of school he worries, will I have a friend?
Egypt beyond the pyramids by David Devriès( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 374 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mansions of the spirits visits some of the most important surviving Egyptian sanctuaries, including the Great Temple of Karnak and the Deir El Bahari of Queen Hatshepsut. It also features footage of the ongoing efforts to restore and preserve these monuments. The Great pharaoh and his lost children examines the largest tomb in the Valley of the Kings. Kent Weeks, whose team has been excavating the site for five years, explains the importance of the discovery. Daily life of the Egyptians details the many discoveries made in the port city of Mendes and in the village of Deir El Medina. These discoveries provide a glimpse into the lives of the workers who toiled in the Valley of the Kings. Death and the journey to immortality examines the latest findings about Egyptian funerary and burial practices. Sacred hieroglyphs provide a map for the soul's journey through the afterlife, while doctors offer a detailed look at how priests prepared the body for its final journey
The Civil War( Visual )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 340 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Utilizing rare diary entries, photographs, and modern-day re-enactments, The History Channel explores every aspect of the Civil War
Our planet the past, present and future of earth( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Disc 3 : Life after people. What will the world be like when mankind is extinct? The pyramids may stand forever, but the cities will disappear. Our greatest masterpieces will fade and crumble. How long would it take before the last remnants of mankind completely disappeared?
Civil war combat Little round top at Gettysburg( Visual )

11 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the actual experiences of individual soldiers in the Civil War. At the first battle of Manassas, green soldiers were introduced to the horror and chaos of war in a fight that was more a clash of mobs than a strategic engagement
Civil War combat, volume 7 the battle of Chancellorsville( Visual )

3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the actual experiences of individual soldiers in the Civil War. The high-water mark of Confederate tactics, this fight was marked by the death of the man many regard as the Civil War's greatest soldier
The tragedy at Cold Harbor( Visual )

4 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looks at the positioning on both sides that tempted Grant to contemplate taking Richmond if he could just break Lee's line in entrenched positions. Inaugerated the era of trench warfare for foot soldiers
People at work( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Trashy Town: "Hats off to Mr. Gilly, the always smiling, ever-energetic trash man who dumps it in, smashes it down and drives around the Trashy Town until his truck is full of glorious garbage." -- Container box
The Civil War( Visual )

7 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Utilizing rare diary entries, photographs, and modern-day re-enactments, The History Channel explores every aspect of the Civil War
America at war( Visual )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes reenactments of the battles of Gettysburg and Cold Harbor
Stories that rhyme( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Owl and the Pussy-cat" set sail for happiness, all in a pea-green boat. "Wynken, Blynken and Nod" sail off one night in a wooden shoe, to go fishing among the stars. Familiar nursery-rhyme characters pop up in the most unexpected places: the cupboard, on the stairs, or deep in the woods. For "Each Peach Pear Plum" is a chance to spot a hidden friend
The upward spiral : using neuroscience to reverse the course of depression, one small change at a time by Alex Korb( Recording )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alex Korb demystifies the neurological processes in the brain that cause depression and offers effective ways to get better
Egypt, beyond the pyramids( Visual )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mansions of the Spirits visits some of the most important surviving Egyptian sanctuaries, including the Great Temple of Karnak and the Deir El Bahari of Queen Hatshepsut. It also features footage of the ongoing efforts to restore and preserve these monuments. The Great Pharoah and His Lost Children examines the largest tomb in the Valley of the Kings. Kent Weeks, whose team has been excavating the site for five years, explains the importance of the discovery
The first hostage by Joel C Rosenberg( Recording )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The leaders of Israel and Palestine are critically injured, King of Jordanis fighting for his life, and the U.S. president is missing and presumed captured. As the U.S. government faces a constitutional crisis and Jordan battles for its very existence, Collins must do his best to keep the world informed while working to convince the FBI that his stories are not responsible for the terror attack on the Jordanian capital. And ISIS still has chemical weapons. Struggling to clear his name, Collins and the Secret Service try frantically to locate and rescue the leader of the free world before threats from ISIS become a catastrophic reality
 
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