Most widely held works by Alex Graham
Who do you think you are?. Season 1 ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 253 libraries worldwide
Stars trace their family roots through history. To know who you are, you have to know where you came from. In this fascinating reality series, seven celebrities share their life-altering discoveries. Working with genealogists, historians, and researchers, they travel the world to uncover the secrets and surprises in their family trees. Intriguing, moving, and ultimately uplifting, this series proves that genealogy is more than a pastime.
The shaft by Alex Graham ( Book )
3 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 119 libraries worldwide
A remote nuclear processing plant in Scotland offers Melissa Rogers a new start in life. But when she finds a murdered body, demons from Mel's past come back to haunt her. She has stumbled across a deadly conspiracy and her only chance for survival lies hidden in the pages of a man's diary ... and in the depths of a disused shaft full of nuclear waste.
Neanderthal ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and held by 77 libraries worldwide
Reconstructs life in the Neanderthal world when Cro-Magnons first entered the scene. Examines all aspects of Neanderthal clan life, including the making of tools and weapons, hunting, gathering, health, childbirth and rituals.
Abstract art ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1999 and 2002 in English and held by 77 libraries worldwide
This program examines the history of abstract art. After a capsule summary of impressionism and cubism, the program tracks the full flowering of abstract art, stretching into abstract expressionism and minimalism. Special attention is given to Kandinsky, Mondrian, Pollock, Rothko, Caro, Martin, and Rae. Footage of artists at work along with a wide selection of paintings and sculpture round out this concise and informative overview.
PCR by Clive R Newton ( Book )
6 editions published between 1994 and 1997 in German and English and held by 53 libraries worldwide
A child's world ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1992 and 2005 in English and held by 51 libraries worldwide
Mind Games - A Child's World charts the key developments and achievements that mark the way on every human being's incredible journey to becoming a fully fledged independent person. The Facts of Life - Until the age of three or four children are not aware that their gender is a permanent and unchanging aspect of their identity. The Independent Thinker - at birth we are not even capable of conscious thought. Yet by eleven years of age we have all the tools necessary for abstract thought, logic and reasoning. At six months most other animals are fending for themselves. Human babies can't even sit up properly. We take longer to reach independence than any other species on earth.
Who do you think you are?. UK series 1 ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 37 libraries worldwide
What role does family history play in our daily lives? What mysteries are hidden in old family photographs? Can mouldy old documents reveal secrets, long forgotten by family members? What role does family history play in our daily lives. Can a person know who they really are? Who Do You Think You Are? is a landmark documentary series chronicling the social, ethnic and cultural evolution of national identities through the personal family histories of prominent celebrities. During each episode, one of Britains best loved celebrities traces their family tree to reveal the surprising, extraordinary and often moving stories of their ancestors. At the same time the series has a more universal purpose: to offer an alternative way of looking at the history of modern Britain and to inspire viewers to consider their familys contribution to the making of Britain. For this reason each celebrity has been chosen so that their journey unlocks a different theme in British history.
Cholesterol time bomb ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 33 libraries worldwide
This program follows each stage of a man's heart attack, from the rupture of a coronary plaque, to dissolving the resulting clot, to ventricular defibrillation, to recovery. Computer animations, including blood flowing through plaque-riddled coronary arteries and oxygen-starved heart cells bursting, reveal the deadly effects of a lifetime of cholesterol buildup.
Postmodernism ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 30 libraries worldwide
This program looks at postmodernism as reflected in architecture and art. Using numerous examples drawn from the United States and Britain, this documentary seeks to define the movement through commentary by authors, architects and art critics. Looks at the contributions and influence of 20th century visionaries such as Robert Venturi, Andy Warhol, Jacques Derrida, and Kazuo Ishiguro to the development of Postmodernism.
Dopamine seduction ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 24 libraries worldwide
Illustrates the function of the limbic system as Greg, successfully staves off danger and hunger--and attempts to follow the dictates of desire, both helped and hindered by alcohol. Computer animations such as the release of hormones into the blood stream and brain cells transmitting nerve impulses demonstrate the mechanisms of the brain.
Ancient Egyptians ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 20 libraries worldwide
These four one-hour films tell the true stories of real people who lived in ancient Egypt thousands of years ago. This is the story of humble quarrymen, devious aristocrats, dutiful daughters and conquering Pharaohs. Their narratives, and their own words, have come down to us in a handful of rare documents, letters, and other intimate records whihc open a window into this ancient world. This is an ancient Egypt that has not been seen before.
The death knell of old age ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 18 libraries worldwide
" ... this program tracks the final hours of Bob's life as he quietly expires at home. Spectacular 3-D computer animations of cellular damage by free radicals, optic degeneration, spinal nerve damage, and brain failure; endoscopic imaging of degeneration of the heart, blood vessels, bronchi, ears, and stomach lining; and thermal imaging of bodily heat loss illustrate the body's inability to heal and renew itself"--Container.
Who do you think you are?. UK series 3 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 14 libraries worldwide
Who do you think you are?. follows the journeys of well known personalities as they explore their family trees, uncover their family history and discover fascinating and poignant facts about their ancestors that have been, until now, hidden in the annuals of time.
A baby's world ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 14 libraries worldwide
Reveals the processes behind the transformation from a helpless organism to a walking, talking, thinking human being. Informed by the latest scientific research, each episode takes a different human characteristic and traces its development over the first years of life.
Body story, brave new world infant development-- the first four months ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 12 libraries worldwide
The first fourteen weeks of an infant's development are covered with an emphasis on brain development.
Infiltration by influenza B ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 12 libraries worldwide
"Presenting Holly, a courier by day and pop singer by night. This program tracks her movements as a sneeze-borne flu virus attacks her throat, starting an all-out war that involves her entire body before her immune system can claim victory. Remarkable 3-D computer animations featuring the transformation of a throat cell into a virus cloning factory, dendritic cells seeking lymphocytes, and T- and B-cells in action--combined with endoscopic and microscopic imaging--depict the invasion and subsequent destruction of the insidious flu virus"--Container.
Graham's golf club by Alex Graham ( Book )
2 editions published in 1965 in English and held by 11 libraries worldwide
Invasion of the embryo ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1999 and 2004 in English and held by 10 libraries worldwide
Witness the extraordinary transformations a woman's body goes through for the nine months of pregnancy. Computer animation such as prowling macrophages and embryonic defense mechanisms, endoscopic imaging of fetal development, and ultrasound imaging of the fetus illustrate the birth process from fertilized egg to newborn.
Please Sir, I've broken my arm- : a sporting commentary in cartoons by Alex Graham ( Book )
1 edition published in 1959 in English and held by 9 libraries worldwide
Fred Basset by Alex Graham ( Book )
11 editions published between 1973 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 8 libraries worldwide
Abstract expressionism Architecture, Postmodern Art, Abstract Art, Modern Blood cholesterol Cardiac arrest Caro, Anthony,--1924- Celebrities Child development Child psychology Cognitive psychology Comic books, strips, etc. Communication Corporations--Public relations Cro-Magnons Documentary films Documentary television programs Dogs Emotions in children Families Fiction Fossil hominids Genealogy Genealogy Great Britain Heart--Diseases History Hoyland, John,--1934-2011 Hypercholesteremia Infants--Development Kandinsky, Wassily,--1866-1944 Martin, Jason,--1970- Martin, Jason,--1972- Minimal art Modernism (Art) Mondrian, Piet,--1872-1944 Murder--Investigation Neanderthals Nonfiction films Pollock, Jackson,--1912-1956 Radioactive pollution Rae, Fiona,--1963- Reactor fuel reprocessing Rothko, Mark,--1903-1970 Scotland Sex differences United States Venturi, Robert Video recordings--for the hearing impaired Warhol, Andy,--1928-1987
Graham, Alexander Steel
Graham, Alexander Steele
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