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Gill, Michael

Overview
Works: 167 works in 495 publications in 3 languages and 6,080 library holdings
Genres: History  Documentary television programs  Drama  Comedy films  Nonfiction television programs  Historical television programs  Biography  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Historical films 
Roles: Producer, Director, Author, Performer
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 )

54 editions published between 1969 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,257 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
Image of the body : aspects of the nude by Michael Gill( Book )

11 editions published between 1988 and 1990 in English and held by 514 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Monet : legacy of light( Visual )

7 editions published between 1989 and 2012 in English and held by 419 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."
The buried mirror : reflections on Spain and the New World by Carlos Fuentes( Visual )

5 editions published between 1991 and 1994 in English and held by 417 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
America by Alistair Cooke( Visual )

12 editions published between 1972 and 1988 in English and held by 286 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 search for a usable past( Visual )

2 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Architecture grows out of a people's shared past. But in America, where ties to ancient cultures have been broken, we have individually and collectively invented a usable past
El espejo enterrado : reflexiones sobre España y el Nuevo Mundo by Carlos Fuentes( Visual )

8 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in Spanish and held by 234 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
The buried mirror : reflections on Spain and the New World by Carlos Fuentes( Visual )

3 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in English and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the diversity of peoples and cultures that make up the Hispanic world. Presents a survey of Hispanic past on both sides of the Atlantic, pointing out the importance of ritual and ceremony and the potency of the ever-present past in our lives today. Highlights the contributions of Hispanic arts and literature
The face of Russia( Visual )

4 editions published between 1998 and 2016 in English and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the Russian national character as revealed through its arts
Vermeer : light, love, and silence( Visual )

14 editions published between 1996 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 183 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 164 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 Age of gold by Pietro( Visual )

4 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in English and held by 159 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 Conflict of the gods( Visual )

3 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in English and held by 157 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 Price of freedom by Matthew Kelley( Visual )

2 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in English and held by 153 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 by Roxy Gordon( Visual )

5 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in English and held by 152 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
Civilisation : a personal view by Kenneth Clark( Visual )

25 editions published between 1969 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the major periods in the development of western culture from Greco-Roman times to the present. The chief philosophy which motivated each age is explained and its art is examined as an expression of this philosophy
The Hero as artist ; Protest and communication( Visual )

5 editions published between 1993 and 1996 in English and held by 72 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
El espejo enterrado : reflexiones sobre España y el Nuevo Mundo by Carlos Fuentes( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in Spanish and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Written and narrated by Carlos Fuentes, Mexico's well-known novelist, El Espejo Enterrado ("The Buried Mirror") consists of five one-hour programs on the historical roots of contemporary Hispanic history and culture. The series presents the origin of modern Latin America from the arrival of the Spanish conquerors to the present
Vermeer : light, love, and silence by Michael Gill( Visual )

24 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in German and English and held by 67 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 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An exploration of the investment landscape, focusing on issues of interest to all investors
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
The 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)

Michael Gill English television producer and television director

Languages
English (173)

German (13)

Spanish (10)

Covers
The buried mirror : reflections on Spain and the New WorldThe face of RussiaVermeer : light, love, and silenceThe Virgin and the bullThe Age of goldThe Conflict of the godsThe Price of freedomUnfinished businessVermeer : light, love, and silence