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Maslin, Nigel

Overview
Works: 60 works in 92 publications in 2 languages and 389 library holdings
Genres: History  Documentary television programs  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Historical films  Biography  Military history  Nonfiction television programs 
Roles: Producer, Author of screenplay, Director, Author
Classifications: D21, 909
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Most widely held works by Nigel Maslin
The intelligent island( Visual )

7 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Imagine a world controlled by computers. Every home, school and business linked to every arm of government. Every journey you make monitored and analysed. This is no futuristic horror story, this is Singapore today - a country of undoubted achievement, but what kind of society are they creating in their headlong pursuit of progress?
History's turning points II( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thirteen events which affected world history. Includes dramatized reconstructions and photographs
Puzzle of HIV by Nigel Maslin( Visual )

3 editions published between 1992 and 2015 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

About 34 million people around the World suffer from it HIV. The virus attacks the body's immune defences, and when they have been destroyed, any number of bacteria, viruses and parasites and fungi can invade the body and play havoc with its systems. That's the condition known as AIDS. Around 2.5 million people have died from AIDS so far, and that number continues to grow because HIV remains such a mystery. Despite millions spent on research the puzzle remains unsolved. This fine documentary takes us carefully step by step through the maze, and reveals where the greatest hopes for a cure are to be found
John Maynard Keynes, 1883-1946 : life, ideas, legacy( Visual )

4 editions published between 1985 and 1988 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"John Maynard Keynes is widely regarded as the most influential economist of the Twentieth Century. This documentary looks at his colorful personal life, at his intellectual roots in Cambridge, and at his long public career and important writings."--Guide
Search for Troy ; The television explosion( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The search for Troy: "Schliemann finds the site of ancient Troy and the mythical past becomes scientific fact. Heinrich Schliemann was a German grocer's boy who had made a fortune in the gold fields of California and became an archaeologist. He dug for three years at Hissarlik in Turkey, determined to prove that it was the site of the Troy of the ancient epic story of Homer's Iliad. In 1873 he discovers a glorious horde of treasure and opens the world's eye to the wonders of the ancient past. The mythical world of the heroes of the Iliad had become reality"--Container
Ancient warriors( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the typical experience of a warrior in each of these military cultures, using contemporary narratives, bloodless reenactments of battles, current views of the terrain, computer graphics reproductions, and artwork (sculpture, painting, etc.) from the period described
The secret life of the internal combustion engine( Visual )

3 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows the development of the internal combustion engine from the beginning until the present with the aid of animated diagrams. How these engines work and their effect on man are considered
Information takeover by NEW SCIENTIST( Visual )

6 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looks at the future and implications of Information Technology or 'IT'. Examines many technologies that converge to place 'IT' at our disposal, including lasers, satellites, telecommunications, television, radio, computers, and fibre optics. 'IT' gathers, sorts and communicates data at the speed of light.'IT' could make the world a safer place, but could also cost us our civil liberties
Napoleon Bonaparte( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Using battle reenactments, dramatizations, period artwork and narration, "this program traces the meteoric rise and equally sudden fall of Napoleon I: hero of the people, First Consul, Emperor, and finally exile. A gifted battlefield commander and an able civil reformer, Napoleon reinvented France in his own image and, for a while at least, drastically altered the balance of power in Europe"--Container
The secret life of the videorecorder( Visual )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows the development of a video recorder from the beginning until now with the aid of animated diagrams, and the principle behind videorecording. Also, the early methods for videorecording are seen
History's turning points( Visual )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thirteen events which affected world history. Includes dramatized reconstructions and photographs
The secret life of the quartz watch( Visual )

3 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Briefly traces the history of clocks from Greek and Roman times, the first portable spring-driven watch in 1450, and the need for more accurate timekeeping with the coming of the railroads. Shows early wrist watches from the 1950s and the first quartz watch made by Seiko in 1967. Examines in more detail the inner workings of the modern quartz watch. Demonstrations use live action, animation, and vintage film advertising
The Sioux : warriors of the Plains( Visual )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Using photographs, daguerrotypes, reenactments, and scholarly commentary this program homes in on the training and tactics of the Sioux warriors, tracing the history of the tribes up to the massacre at Wounded Knee, which ended the Sioux nation." (container)
Pepper, the master spice( Visual )

1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces viewers to pepper, the "king of spices," which was so valued in medieval times that it was used as money. Describes how pepper motivated the voyages of the early European explorers to travel to its source in India, while, today, this spice is available and affordable for all
The secret life of the radio( Visual )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To understand the workings of a radio, this program first looks at the phenomenon of the radio waves in the air around us. Early experiments in radio technology are re-constructed, and the development of the radio is traced
Conquerors( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The secret life of the telephone( Visual )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Today, the microphone and earpiece still work by electromagnetism in the same was as Alexander Graham Bell's original telephone, patented in 1876. The popularity of early phones necessitated so many operators that the automatic exchange was introduced, an electromechanical system that was still being installed until 15 years ago. But the transistor revolutionized the system. Tim Hunkin demonstrates how the transistor works, and why phones can now be made in any shape and have space for the radio transmitter and receiver of cordless and cellular models
Mustard, the spice of nations( Visual )

1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces viewers to mustard, a spice developed by many nations into a variety of flavors. While Canada, which is the world's largest supplier of mustard seeds, shares with the United States a fondness for the yellow mustard that adds zest to hot dogs, England and France enjoy the biting hot mustards
Conquerors : Napoleon Bonaparte = na po lun by , Philip Clarke( Visual )

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

Summary: na po lun,1769 nian dan sheng yu gang bei fa guo jian bing de ke xi jia dao shang,you shi de ta,hai xiu,yu yu gua huan,shei ye wu fa yu liao,ri hou ta jing cheng wei fa guo shi shang zui wei da de jun shi tian cai, shuai ling wu shi wan da jun ,tong zhi fan wei guang da bai wan li,zheng fu le ke xue ge ming hou de zheng ge ou zhou,jie shu le fa guo shi ba shi ji mo duan zan de zi you gong he ti zhi,zai shi jiu shi ji chu jian li qi du cai tong zhi de zheng quan.Discovery Channel jiang dai ling nin qu liao jie na po lun hui yu can ban , chuan qi de yi sheng.ben pian jiang jie shao na po lun jue qi yu gong he shi qi de nei zhan,zai ying de pu fa zhan zheng hou,yi ju kuo zhang fa guo ban tu,bing li yong jiao huang jia mian shi zi feng luo ma di guo huang di,zheng shi cheng qi du cai tong zhi de ye xin,zhu zai le zheng ge fa guo er shi yu nian.qi hou zai fa e yi zhang zhan bai bei po tui wei,bing zai hua tie lu zhi yi hou che di sang shi shi li,si yu bei fang zhu de sheng he le na dao shang,qi duan zan er chuan qi de sheng ya,zhi de nin yi kui jiu jing
Napoleon Bonaparte( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the ascent of Napoleon from soldier to emperor of France
 
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