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British Broadcasting Corporation

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Works: 3,944 works in 7,131 publications in 3 languages and 108,147 library holdings
Genres: History  Case studies  Drama  Observations  Military history  Biography  Interviews  Popular works  Film adaptations  Documentary films 
Roles: Producer, Production personnel, Assignee, Editor, Performer, Correspondent, Redactor, Other, Musician, Recipient
Classifications: QH45.5, 508
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The blue planet seas of life ( visu )
28 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 1,971 libraries worldwide
Startling wildlife photography reveals the sea and its communities at their most fearsome and alluring in this landmark BBC mini-series on the ocean, a world we know less about than the moon
Life by David Attenborough( visu )
19 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 1,881 libraries worldwide
Four years in the making, and filmed over 3000 days across every continent and in every habitat, see 130 incredible stories from frontiers of the natural world. Discover the glorious variety of life on Earth and the spectacular and extraordinary tactics animals and plants have developed to stay alive. This is evolution in action: individual creatures under extreme pressure to overcome challenges from adversaries and their environment
Why we fight ( visu )
4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 1,672 libraries worldwide
Nos ofrece un análisis revelador de cómo Estados Unidos se ha preparado para el combate y de lo que nos motiva a practicar la Guerra alrededor del mundo. incluye detalladas y extensas entrevistas con personal militar, ex cargos de la CIA y declaraciones de personalidades políticas como el senador republicano John McCain en Estados Unidos
Citizen King 1963-1968 ( visu )
8 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 1,443 libraries worldwide
This story begins on the steps on the Lincoln Memorial in August 1963 when a 34-year-old preacher galvanized millions with his dream for an America free of racism. It comes to a bloody end almost five years later on a motel balcony in Memphis, Tennessee. In the years since those events unfolded, the man at the center, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., has become a mythic figure, a minister whose oratory is etched into the minds of millions of Americans, a civil rights activist whose words and image are more hotly contested, negotiated and sold than almost anyone else's in American history
The up series ( visu )
7 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 1,224 libraries worldwide
"Give me the child until he is seven and I will give you the man." Starting in 1964 with Seven up, The up Series has explored this Jesuit maxim. The original concept was to interview 14 children from diverse backgrounds from all over England, asking them about their lives and their dreams for the future. Every seven years, renowned director Michael Apted, a researcher for Seven up, has been back to talk to them, examining the progression of their lives
Why the towers fell ( visu )
4 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 1,150 libraries worldwide
For most people the image of the collapse of the World Trade Center Towers on Sept. 11, 2001, was not only a scene of unforgettable horror, it was a moment of unimaginable consequence. This follows a blue ribbon team of forensic engineers as they begin searching for clues that would tell them why the towers fell. From detailed examination of the buildings original design to the relentless process of searching the scrap steel yards and Ground Zero itself for evidence
Walking with dinosaurs by Tim Haines( visu )
37 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 1,150 libraries worldwide
Examines the 155-million-year history of dinosaurs from the aggressive Coelophysis, who first learned to hunt in packs, to Tyrannosaurus Rex, the most terrifying carnivore on the planet
America beyond the color line by Henry Louis Gates( visu )
7 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 996 libraries worldwide
Gates travels to the east coast, the deep South, inner city Chicago, and Hollywood to investigate modern black America and interview influential Americans including Colin Powell, Quincy Jones, Samuel L. Jackson, Alicia Keys, Maya Angelou, Willie Herenton and others
In the footsteps of Alexander the Great ( visu )
19 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in English and held by 973 libraries worldwide
Historian Michael Wood hosts this journey across 2,000 years and 16 countries. At the heart of this epic story is the enigmatic character of Alexander the Great who set out at age 21 and conquered most of the known world before he was 30. Using texts of Greek and Roman historians as his guide, Wood searches for the truth behind legends that depict Alexander as both a brilliant visionary and ruthless conqueror
Insect ( visu )
4 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 907 libraries worldwide
How do insect wings work? Just how big can a bug grow? Examine the wonders of the insect world through macrophotography and 3-D graphics
The thread of life : an introduction to molecular biology by John C Kendrew( Book )
11 editions published between 1963 and 1968 in English and held by 890 libraries worldwide
Africa discovers her past by J. D Fage( Book )
2 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 870 libraries worldwide
American cinema ( visu )
21 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in English and held by 827 libraries worldwide
An epic analysis of the American motion picture industry that combines rare archival film, key scenes from immortal movies, interviews with leading filmmakers and commentary from noted film scholars and critics
China from the inside ( visu )
4 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 805 libraries worldwide
Four short documentaries about contemporary China, focusing on political life, women, environmental degradation, and intellectual freedom therein
Jungle ( visu )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 800 libraries worldwide
Why do rain forests harbor the greatest concentration of life in the world? Fully comprehend why this mysterious world is vital in maintaining our planet's ecological balance
The crucible by Arthur Miller( Sound Recording )
8 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in English and held by 795 libraries worldwide
As a wave of anti-communist investigations swept across American society during the 1950s, Miller exposed the horror of such witch-hunts by retelling the story of the infamous Salem witch trials in Massachusetts in 1692
Oedipus the King by Sophocles( visu )
13 editions published between 1986 and 2005 in English and held by 779 libraries worldwide
This play recounts the story of Oedipus, King of Thebes, a man, who out of stubborn pride, must know the truth at all costs
Planet Earth the complete series by David Attenborough( visu )
32 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 734 libraries worldwide
An 11-part series that presents rare footage of Earth's landscapes and wildlife
Shakespeare behind bars ( visu )
7 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 710 libraries worldwide
"A year-long journey with the Shakespeare Behind Bars theatre troupe. Led by Shakespearean volunteer director Curt Tofteland, whose innovative work with Luther Luckett inmates began in the mid-1990s, the prisoners cast themselves in roles reflecting their personal history and fate. Their individual stories, including information about their heinous crimes, are interwoven with the plot of The Tempest as the inmates delve deeply into the characters they portray while confronting their personal demons"--Container
Galápagos ( visu )
6 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and Spanish and held by 690 libraries worldwide
The inspiration for Darwin's theory of evolution, the Galápagos Islands are a living laboratory, a geological conveyor belt that has given birth to and seen the death of many species of plants and animals
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identity British Broadcasting Company

B.B.C.
BBC
British broadcasting corporation
British Broadcasting Corporation. Home Service
Eikoku Hoso Kyokai
Great Britain. British Broadcasting Corporation
Hayʼat al-Idhāʻah al-Barīṭānīyah
Igirisu Hoso Kyokai
Londres (GB) British broadcasting corporation
Radio Londres
Radio Nacional de Londres
Ying-kuo kuang po kung ssu
Yingguo guang bo gong si
イギリス ホウソウ キョウカイ
エイコク ホウソウ キョウカイ
英国放送協会
Languages
English (292)
Spanish (4)
German (1)
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