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Geffen, Anthony

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Most widely held works by Anthony Geffen
The Greeks : crucible of civilization by Paul Cartledge( Visual )

17 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 1,028 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of ancient Greece's Golden Age is told through the lives of its prominent figures, including Cleisthenes, Themistocles, Pericles, and Socrates
The wildest dream by Liam Neeson( Visual )

11 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 571 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

George Mallory was obsessed with becoming the first person to conquer the untouched Mount Everest. He was last seen 800 feet below the summit in 1924, before the clouds rolled in and he disappeared into legend. His death stunned the world. Seventy years later, climber Conrad Anker's life became intertwined with Mallory's, finding his frozen body with all his belongings intact. The only thing missing was a photograph of his wife, Ruth, which Mallory had promised to place on the summit
Adventures of the Penguin King by Tim Allen( Visual )

8 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 490 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Visits the king penguins of South Georgia Island, which lies just north Antarctica. Looks at a penguin courtship and the beginnings of a penguin family. Features humorous narration by Tim Allen
The secret life of Geisha( Visual )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and held by 399 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Exotic, sensuous, exquisitely mysterious. For centuries, the seductive grace of the Japanese geisha has fascinated and confounded outsiders who have attempted to fathom this secretive world of tradition, intrigue, and pleasure. Now, enter a realm once known only to the rich and powerful. Go beyond the popular Western misconception of the geisha as little more than a high-priced call girl, and discover the 400-year history of a profession where women devoted decades to the mastery of music, conversation, and the fine art of massaging the male ego. Witness the darker side of the geisha, from tales of sexual treachery and suicide to their role in the fall of a hierarchy of political leaders as recently as 1989
The 14 wonders of the world ancient & new( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seven wonders of the ancient world: They have captivated and intrigued. Each was a singular achievement of architecture, engineering, and artistic audacity. Discusses The Pyramid of Giza; The Hanging Gardens of Babylon; The Temple of Artemis at Ephesus; The Pharos of Alexandria; The Statue of Zeus at Olympia; The Mausoleum at Halicarnassus; and The Colossus of Rhodes
Colosseum by Mike Ibeji( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How did the Romans produce some of the most impressive gladiatorial games ever seen in Europe? How did the Colosseum's mysterious roof really work? And how does the mighty Colosseum compare to the popular sports venues of the 21st century? Structural engineer Steve Burrows and his team of laser-scanning experts head to Rome on a quest to answer these questions and uncover some of the oldest mysteries of the ancient stadium
Lost worlds( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ancient cities are now accurately and beautifully rebuilt, using all new research and CGI. Places and events explored include the battle at Stirling Bridge, Romania's real life Dracula, the Biblical Jerusalem, lost city of Atlantis, and more
Charlotte Church in Jerusalem by Charlotte Church( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charlotte Church performs some of her favorite songs in the historic Tower of David, Jerusalem. Includes behind the scenes footage as Church explores the city of Jerusalem
Dream a dream, Charlotte Church in the Holy land by Charlotte Church( Visual )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charlotte Church performs seasonal songs at the Dormition Abbey in Jerusalem. Join Charlotte as she travels in the Holy Land to Nazareth and Bethlehem to visit the birthplace of Jesus and to fulfill a dream
David Attenborough presents Flying monsters( Visual )

13 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While Dinosaurs walked the earth, Monsters ruled the skies! 220 million years ago, dinosaurs were beginning their domination of Earth. But another group of reptiles was about to make an extraordinary leap: pterosaurs were taking control of the skies. The story of how and why these mysterious creatures took to the air is more fantastical than any fiction
King of Kings : a musical celebration of the life and land of Jesus( Visual )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This inspiring and beautifully filmed program brings to life the songs that celebrate the story of Jesus, from His birth, to His ministry, to His death and resurrection. You'll walk in the footsteps of Jesus, witness the events of His life, and see the wondrous masterpieces of art that pay Him homage ... while you listen to beloved hymns, inspiring songs, and majestic sacred music
David Attenborough's Great Barrier Reef by Anthony Geffen( Visual )

3 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nearly 60 years since he last filmed on the reef, Attenborough has returned to make a three-part series featuring the latest in film techniques and marine science to bring the reef to audiences around the world. Great Barrier Reef with David Attenborough combines cutting edge scientific research alongside innovative filming techniques. By using the very latest infrared cameras, the hatching of the iconic clownfish is witnessed for the very first time whilst time-lapse macro cameras will expose behaviour of the normally unseen tiny coral animals that built the entire Reef and also reveal the most magical reproduction event on the planet, the annual coral spawn
David Attenborough's Natural History Museum : alive by David Attenborough( Visual )

6 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this ground-breaking film, Sir David takes us on a journey through the world-famous Natural History Museum in London in a captivating tale of discovery, adventure, and magic, where state-of-the-art CGI, science, and research combine to bring the museum's now long-extinct inhabitants to life to discover how these animals once roamed the planet. As the doors are locked and night falls, Attenborough stays behind and meets some of the most fascinating extinct creatures which come alive in front of his eyes; dinosaurs, ice age beasts, and giant reptiles
Helena's journey : first pilgrim to the Holyland( Visual )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In 326 A.D., a lone, stately woman embarks on the first pilgrimage ever made to the Holy Land. She is Helena, mother to Constantine the Great, Emperor of Rome, and she is making this difficult journey to atone for his great sin. She is fulfilling a solemn promise to find the holy places touched by the life of Jesus, and there build churches to honor Him. Follow Helena's struggles to find the humble place of Jesus' birth, the tomb of Lazarus, the Mount of Olives, Gethsemane, the Holy Sepulcher, and Golgotha, the site of Jesus' death. Her example of humility, faith and sacrifice made the Holy Land into a place of pilgrimage for centuries to come. She visits all the key places of the story of Jesus. Includes the bonus program, "King of Kings" which is a musical celebration of the life and land of Jesus. Scenes of His life and His miracles are woven together with beloved hymns and sacred songs that celebrate the mystery and wonder of Jesus as man, as Lord and King of Kings--Container back cover
David Attenborough's conquest of the skies( Visual )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Over one hundred billion creatures fly through the air today, from nectar-drinking hummingbirds to armoured airborne beetles; from bats hunting in the dead of night to bizarre winged lizards. In Conquest of the skies, David Attenborough travels through time to unravel the astonishing 300-million-year story of how flying animals first appeared and then evolved into the huge variety of aeronauts that fill our skies today
The link by Richard Franklin( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the fifty million-year-old fossilized primate known as Ida, believed to the ancestor to humans, apes, and monkeys and a missing link in human evolution
Italy revealed( Visual )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This is the story of a country steeped in empire. Here is the seat of Caesar, the workshop of da Vinci, and the cathedral of the Pope. Here are the people challenged to commemorate their past while creating their future."--Cover
Kingdom of plants by David Attenborough( Visual )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A whole new dimension in the lives of plants, from the most bizarre to the most beautiful is revealed in this sensational new series shot over the course of a year. As he traces them from their beginnings on land to their vital place in nature today, David Attenborough explores the fascinating world of plants, exposing new revelations along the way. He moves from our time scale to theirs, revealing the true nature of plants as creatures that are every bit as dynamic and aggressive as animals. David discovers a microscopic world that's invisible to the naked eye, where insects feed and breed, where flowers fluoresce and where plants communicate with each other and with animals using scent and sound. He meets the extraordinary animals and fungi that have unbreakable ties with the plant world, from hawk moths and bats to tiny poison dart frogs, a giant tortoise and a fungus that can control the mind. And he does all this in one unique place, a microcosm of the whole plant world where 90% of all known plant species are represented: The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew"--ABC-TV website
Lost worlds : Braveheart's Scotland( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines life in Scotland during the time of William Wallace
The Greeks : crucible of civilization( Visual )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Views rise and fall of ancient Greece through the eyes of prominent figures of the times, including Cleisthenes, Themistocles, Pericles, and Socrates
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The 14 wonders of the world ancient & new
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Helena's journey : first pilgrim to the Holyland