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Gill, Michael

Overview
Works: 118 works in 462 publications in 3 languages and 6,021 library holdings
Genres: History  Documentary television programs  Biography  Nonfiction television programs  Historical television programs  Documentary films  Educational television programs  Historical films  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Nonfiction films 
Roles: Producer, Author, Director
Classifications: DP48.9, 946
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Michael Gill
 
Most widely held works by Michael Gill
Civilisation. a personal view by Kenneth Clark by Kenneth Clark( Visual )

71 editions published between 1969 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Art historian Sir Kenneth Clark presents an epic examination of Western European culture, defining what he considers to be the crucial phases of its development. This lavish series was hailed as a masterpiece when it was broadcast in 1969
The buried mirror reflections on Spain and the New World by Carlos Fuentes( Visual )

6 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in English and held by 652 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For American Indians, the mirror symbolized power, the sun, the Earth, its four corners, and its people. Now, a "mirror" is being held up to the Old and New Worlds to reflect the diverse cultures of Spanish-speaking countries and peoples, together with the themes, institutions, beliefs, and symbols that have endured or changed through time
Image of the body : aspects of the nude by Michael Gill( Book )

11 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 518 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Monet legacy of light( Visual )

7 editions published between 1989 and 2012 in English and held by 463 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Letters, journals, interviews and timeless images profile this Impressionist's lifelong quest to capture on canvas nature's kaleidoscope of light and color."
El espejo enterrado reflexiones sobre España y el Nuevo Mundo by Carlos Fuentes( Visual )

9 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in Spanish and held by 316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Carlos Fuentes looks for his forebears in the mix of people that created Latin America: Spanish, Arab, Jewish, Indian, and African. He asks what is unique in their culture that is cause for celebration in the 500th anniversary year of Columbus
America by Alistair Cooke( Visual )

12 editions published between 1972 and 2004 in English and held by 314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"[Alistair] Cooke traces his pursuit of the American essence over four decades, presenting his personal view of American history. His narrative begins with the arrival of the first white settlers and traces the development of the continent up to the present day." -- Container
The face of Russia( Visual )

6 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the art and culture of Russia in a journey across history, encompassing Russia's architecture, paintings, music, literature and cinema. Part 1 examines icon painting, the first Russian art form, and reveals the spiritual ideas that have animated Russia for 1000 years, and witnesses recent restorations of churches and monasteries from Kiev to the Kremlin. Part 2 examines Russian architecture from Eastern-inspired onion domes to Western-type palaces. Also looks at the work of Gogol who revealed the human suffering behind Russia's facade. His Dead Souls inspired 19th-century radicals and Soviet dissidents, and continues to influence Russian artists today. Part 3 explores Russian music and cinema and looks at how new media forms are shaping Russia today. Musorgsky's opera Boris Godunov dramatized the conflict between power and the people. Sergei Eisentsein retold history with silent films of such power that they became more real than actual events
Vermeer light, love, and silence( Visual )

14 editions published between 1996 and 2002 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vermeer, an artist from the Golden Age of Dutch painting, painted only 35 pictures and left no drawings or letters. His life and message are shrouded in mystery
The Virgin and the bull( Visual )

4 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in English and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Carlos Fuentes looks for his forebears in the mix of people that created Latin America: Spanish, Arab, Jewish, Indian, and African. He asks what is unique in their culture that is cause for celebration in the 500th anniversary year of Columbus. His quest takes him from the quayside at Vera Cruz back to Spain
The Conflict of the gods( Visual )

3 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in English and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In his lifetime Carlos Fuentes has witnessed the rediscovery of ancient Aztec temples beneath the central square of modern Mexico City. He retraces the Indian world through their magnificent pyramids and sculptures. The return of their exiled god was forecast for the very year Cortés reached their shores. The savagery of the conquistador equaled that of the Indian, but he brought with him a new god, a god who sacrificed himself for men
The Age of gold( Visual )

4 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in English and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The New World brought Spain enormous treasures: gold, silver, chocolate, tomatoes, the potato. Yet Spain's most powerful ruler, Philip II, lived in austere solitude in a cell-like study. He sought to protect the Catholic faith, while Cervantes questioned all values in Don Quixote. Velázquez painted masterpieces of psychological penetration that vaulted the Atlantic
The Price of freedom( Visual )

2 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in English and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Every year a million Mexicans gather in their capital to celebrate El Grito, the cry for independence. Following its progress, Carlos Fuentes crosses the Andes in the steps of Bolívar and San Martín. The liberators succeeded in throwing off the Spanish yoke, but they found it harder to establish a just society. For the gaucho there was the consolation of the open spaces, the mountains, and the plains. And for those crowding into the new cities like Buenos Aires, there was tango, a sad thought that can be danced
Unfinished business( Visual )

5 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in English and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Within the lifetime of those born now, half the population of the U.S. will be Spanish-speaking. Every year, half a million brave the border patrols to enter the U.S. illegally, "searching for the Gringo gold but also bringing the Latino gold." Hispanic immigrants contribute a wealth of traditions: diverse cultural creativity in art, music, and dance, respect for family ties--distinct hallmarks of the Spanish-speaking world
The Hero as artist Protest and communication by Kenneth Clark( Visual )

14 editions published between 1969 and 1996 in English and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the history of Western culture from the end of the Graeco-Roman world to the present day. Covers the great works of sculpture, painting, architecture, philosophy, poetry, literature and music from each century covered
Vermeer light, love, and silence by Michael Gill( Visual )

22 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in German and English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vermeer, an artist from the Golden Age of Dutch painting, painted only 35 pictures and left no drawings or letters. His life and message are shrouded in mystery
Beyond Wall Street the art of investing( Visual )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An exploration of the investment landscape, focusing on issues of interest to all investors
Paul Gauguin te oviri rerioa = the savage dream by Michael Gill( Visual )

8 editions published between 1988 and 2001 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents Gauguin's life and works, and focuses on his final years in Tahiti and the Marquesas; told, to a great extent, in his own words
Civilisation. the measure of all things by Kenneth Clark( Visual )

in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Civilisation. a personal view by Kenneth Clark( Visual )

20 editions published between 1990 and 2005 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The measure of all things examines Renaissance civilisation in Florence, Urbino and Mantua. The hero as an artist looks at the work of Michelangelo, Raphael and Leonardo Da Vinci in 16th century Rome. In Protest and communication we see the theme of protest and communication leads from the Reformation as it occurred in the Germany of Luther and Durer, the world of Erasmus, the France of Montaigne and the Elizabethan England of Shakespeare
America( Visual )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Analyzes the settlement of America's East Coast by merchant adventurers and social dissenters from England and the evolution of the regional characters of the North and South
 
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The buried mirror reflections on Spain and the New WorldThe Virgin and the bull
Alternative Names
George Michael Gill britischer Fernsehpionier, Filmemacher und Autor

Gill, George Michael

Gill, George Michael 1923-2005

Michael Gill Brits televisieproducent (1923-2005)

Languages
English (199)

German (13)

Spanish (9)

Covers
Monet legacy of lightThe face of RussiaVermeer light, love, and silenceThe Virgin and the bullThe Conflict of the godsThe Age of goldThe Price of freedomUnfinished business