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Hyks, Veronika

Overview
Works: 160 works in 253 publications in 2 languages and 2,560 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Documentary films  Fiction  Wildlife films  Interviews  Love stories  Pictorial works  Documentary television programs  Chick lit  Romance fiction 
Roles: Narrator, Performer
Classifications: QL737.C23, 294.6
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Veronika Hyks
Publications by Veronika Hyks
Most widely held works by Veronika Hyks
Species hunter ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 128 libraries worldwide
Marc van Roosmalen is a biologist with a passion for primates. His love of monkeys has taken him on the adventures of a lifetime, to the little known forests of Brazil. Here he has found such unique diversity of life that he has become a professional species hunter, discovering, naming and reclassifying species. He has already named 20 new kinds of monkeys. He is now searching for large unknown mammals in the forest
Sikhism the Golden Temple ( visu )
3 editions published between 1996 and 2003 in English and held by 124 libraries worldwide
Traces the roots of Sikhism and its central place of worship, the Golden Temple in Punjab, from its founder Guru Nanak in 1469 through today. Discusses its central precepts--belief in one God, the equality of all people, sharing, and the performance of good deeds--within the context of daily life by a young Sikh woman (Harsimran Kaur). Explains the stringent religious dress code and the significance of the traditional Sikh head wrap. Includes a tour of the Golden Temple and a marriage ceremony
Hinduism elephant god ( visu )
4 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in English and held by 119 libraries worldwide
Discusses the major tenets, rituals and gods of Hinduism
Buddhism making of a monk ( visu )
4 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in English and held by 112 libraries worldwide
A Documentary examining the lives of novice Buddhist monks in Thailand through interviews and profiles of their daily religious practices and customs, including dressing, begging, worshipping and meditating
The wonderful world of Albert Kahn a vision of the world ( visu )
11 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 87 libraries worldwide
Five part documentary series looking at the incredible collection of early color photographs of Albert Kahn. Kahn was French millionaire who attempted to create the "Archives of the Planet", a color photographic record of human life on Earth to promote cross-cultural understanding and peace
Islam sacrifice to Allah ( visu )
3 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in English and held by 86 libraries worldwide
Discusses the beliefs, teachings and rituals of Islam. Shows how these beliefs and rituals are observed in Egypt as a family returns to their village to celebrate a religious festival
Women of the yellow earth ( visu )
4 editions published between 1994 and 1997 in English and Chinese and held by 85 libraries worldwide
The programme shows the effect of the Chinese government's policy of reducing the size of families through fines and other measures by focussing on two Northern Chinese women, one who has just given birth to a third child and one about to marry
Our way of loving ( visu )
4 editions published between 1994 and 1996 in English and held by 73 libraries worldwide
The third program in a trilogy focusing on the Hamar, an isolated people of Southwestern Ethiopia. This film shows Duka, now a mother with two young children. Her life is dominated by caring for them and her husband, Sago. Although Sago and Duka seem to have an affectionate marriage, he beats her when provoked. She accepts this behavior for she believes it is a man's way of loving. Film also shows the ceremony of Sago's cousin's initiation into manhood
Russian orthodox Russian Rites ( visu )
2 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in English and held by 71 libraries worldwide
Speaks to the rituals of the Russian Orthodox Church, a religion persecuted under communism but once again flourishing and exerting an impact on Russian life. A young Russian woman comments about how she weaves the religion into her daily life, and at an ornate cathedral in Moscow viewers see the devine Liturgy, or formal Russian service, and a baptism, during which the import of various symbols such as icons and iconostases are related
Judaism Bar mitzvah boys ( visu )
4 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in English and held by 66 libraries worldwide
Discusses the beliefs, teachings and rituals of Judaism. Shows how beliefs and rituals are observed in Jerusalem as two boys celebrate their Bar Mitzvah
After the flood the Mississippi flood ( visu )
5 editions published between 1994 and 2004 in English and held by 62 libraries worldwide
The Mississippi flood of 1993 raised questions about whether river engineering really works or whether rivers should be left to flood naturally. Includes a look at the flood control project planned in Bangladesh
The Women who smile ( visu )
3 editions published between 1990 and 1994 in English and held by 52 libraries worldwide
The first program in a trilogy focusing on the Hamar, an isolated people of Southwestern Ethiopia. In this film Duka, a young unmarried Hamar girl learns what awaits her in life from the older women of her tribe. Their often humorous conversations range from pregnancy and growing old to relationships with men. Although the men are dominant, the women are not servile. Shows harvest celebrations and the blessing ceremony for a new baby
Aphrodite's workshop for reluctant lovers by Marika Cobbold( Sound Recording )
3 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 50 libraries worldwide
Rebecca Finch is a highly successful romantic novelist who has fallen out of love with love. When she heads off for a weekend in Paris and doesn't care that she has absent-mindedly left her boyfriend on the platform in Waterloo, things look bad. On Mount Olympus, things aren't any easier. Aphrodite is stressed because divorce rates are rocketing and nobody is taking her seriously any more, and Eros seems to be carelessly shooting arrows without even a thought for the basic compatibility of his victims. So with even her favourite earth-bound acolyte, Rebecca Finch, showing signs of disillusionment, Aphrodite resolves to take drastic action
Roman Catholicism flowers in May ( visu )
2 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in English and held by 50 libraries worldwide
Examines the beliefs, teachings and rituals of the Catholic Church and its role in Philippine society
A caterpillar moon by Barry S Hewlett( visu )
5 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 48 libraries worldwide
This program shows the Aka, a pygmie people in the Central African Republic, during the caterpillar season. Usually, the caterpillar season means plentiful food, with caterpillars falling from the trees in great numbers. This year, there are few caterpillars
The last summer by Judith Kinghorn( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 44 libraries worldwide
Clarissa is almost seventeen when the spell of her childhood is broken. It is 1914, the beginning of a blissful, golden summer - and the end of an era. Deyning Park is in its heyday, the large country house filled with the laughter and excitement of privileged youth preparing for a weekend party. When Clarissa meets Tom Cuthbert, home from university and staying with his mother, the housekeeper, she is dazzled. Tom is handsome and enigmatic; he is also an outsider. Ambitious, clever, his sights set on a career in law, Tom is an acute observer, and a man who knows what he wants. For now, that is Clarissa. As Tom and Clarissa's friendship deepens, the wider landscape of political life around them is changing, and another story unfolds: they are not the only people in love. Soon the world - and all that they know - is rocked by a war that changes their lives for ever
Rainer Maria Rilke 1875-1926 a film ( visu )
2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 41 libraries worldwide
A biography of the poet Rainer Maria Rilke
Born free by Joy Adamson( Sound Recording )
in English and held by 41 libraries worldwide
A woman describes her experiences raising an orphaned lion cub intending that it eventually return to the jungle
Keeping dance alive a portrait of the choreographer Mats Ek ( visu )
3 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and held by 39 libraries worldwide
The work of Mats Ek is explored through interviews with the choreographer and his family and through performances of some of his ballets
Painted babies ( visu )
4 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 39 libraries worldwide
This documentary, produced and directed by Jane Treays, features child beauty pageant competitors
 
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Alternative Names
Hyks, Veronica
Languages
English (67)
Chinese (1)
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