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Hyks, Veronica

Works: 44 works in 59 publications in 1 language and 344 library holdings
Genres: History  Fiction  Historical fiction  Interviews  Personal narratives  Documentary films  Self-instruction  Documentary television programs  Historical television programs  Biography 
Roles: Narrator, Author
Classifications: PR6063.A438, 823.914
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Publications about Veronica Hyks
Publications by Veronica Hyks
Most widely held works by Veronica Hyks
Junior doctors : life on call ( visu )
2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 65 libraries worldwide
Every year at the beginning of August, newly qualified young doctors arrive to spend a daunting year on the wards of British hospitals. This film follows two new recruits through the fear year, dealing with everything from asthma and pneumonia to terminal cancer and heart failure
The Tenth dancer by Sally Ingleton( visu )
4 editions published between 1993 and 1995 in English and held by 59 libraries worldwide
Documentary on the revival of classical dancing in Cambodia, where nine out of ten classical dancers were killed during the Pol Pot regime in the 1970s. The program focuses on master teacher Em Theay and her star pupil Sok Chea, who recall their ordeals under Pol Pot and talk about their present efforts and their hopes for the future. In addition to views of Em Theay, Sok Chea, and others in classes, rehearsals and performances, the program includes historical background on Cambodian classical dancing and archival footage of dancers of the past
Nuclear waste disposal : Russia's deep secret ( visu )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 57 libraries worldwide
Currently, Russia disposes of nuclear waste in the deep seas. But is this method sate, or will it come back to haunt us in the form of contamination to the food chain? Paints a bleak picture of a potential environmental disaster in the making
Women's ordination : "the hidden tradition" ( visu )
5 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and held by 56 libraries worldwide
This tape brings to light new discoveries and insights that challenge the present exclusion of women from the ordained priesthood in the Roman Catholic Church. It is a film which reveals distortions of the past and contributes food for thought for those who search openly for the truth
Harrap's Spanish starter pack by Veronica Hyks( Book )
2 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and held by 31 libraries worldwide
Harrap's Spanish starter pack by Veronica Hyks( Sound Recording )
2 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and held by 23 libraries worldwide
Cursus Spaans voor beginners met als basistaal Engels
Tuberculosis : the forgotten plague ( visu )
2 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and held by 9 libraries worldwide
This documentary reveals how the World Health Organisation managed to ignore the world's single biggest killer for so long, and how it took an upsurge of TB in the USA to get the disease back on the agenda. The rise in TB has been fuelled by a terrible alliance with HIV and the interaction has produced unexpected spin-offs by shedding light on the role of the body's own defences in fighting tuberculosis. This new understanding of TB could lead eventually to better drugs and vaccines. But will they benefit the whole world?
People's century breadline ( visu )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 7 libraries worldwide
Episodes 8-10 of a 26 part series which looks at the turbulent changes and major events of the twentieth century. "Breadline" looks at the Great Depression of 1929 which echoed around the world bringing unemployment and poverty. "Master race" traces the rise of Hitler which leads to the philosophy of the Master Race. "Total war" records the tragedy of World War II where more civilians died than soldiers
Born free : the full story by Joy Adamson( Book )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
This compilation, first published 1966, includes Born Free (first published 1960), Living Free, and Forever Free
Russia's deep secrets ( visu )
2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Discusses the potential environmental disaster due to the disposal of nuclear wastes in the deep sea by Russia
Eames : the world of Charles and Ray ( visu )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Shows the creative partnership of influential American designers Charles Eames and wife Ray, known for their high-quality affordable furniture who also applied their problem-solving skills to building economical living and working spaces. Leading architects and friend, film director Billy Wilder, contribute to this documentary
Christianity : Russian rites ( visu )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Looks at rites of the Russian Orthodox Church
Brave new world ( visu )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Brave new world: Witnesses recall how post-war euphoria gave way to the mutual distrust of the new world super-powers ; Boomtime: Affluent post-war America brought aid, skills and technology to the still war-torn western Europe and Japan ; Freedom now: When Ghandi showed the world how the masses could successfully defy their colonial masters, thousands across Africa and Asia joined the fight for control of their own destinies
The Great War in colour ( visu )
3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Een serie over de Eerste Wereldoorlog aan de hand van kleurenfoto's van Albert Kahn die in 1908 in meer dan 50 landen ruim 72.000 kleurenopnamen liet maken
People's century series ( visu )
in English and held by 1 library worldwide
A socio-political history of the twentieth-century, described in a series of interviews with people who lived through the chronicle of events. The unique feature of the series is the combination of rare archival footage and personal testimony, interlaced with eyewitness accounts of the events portrayed
A place of greater safety by Hilary Mantel( Book )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
It is 1789, and three young provincials have come to Paris. Georges-Jacques Danton, an ambitious young lawyer, is energetic, pragmatic, and debt-ridden. Maximilien Robespierre, also a lawyer, is slight, diligent, and terrified of violence. His dearest friend, Camille Desmoulins, is a conspirator and pamphleteer of genius. In the swells of revolution, they each taste the addictive delights of power and the price that must be paid for it
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Hyks, Veronika
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