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Geography & History

Geography & Travel

 

 

 

 

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY

 

VCR 909.08 C582 V.1

CIVILIZATION: THE FROZEN WORLD: BBC TV, Films Inc., [198?]. 

Summary: Illumination of the architecture and culture of the Dark ages, including: the Byzantine, Celtic, and Viking cultures as well as Charlemange's Empire.  (52 min.)

 

VCR 909.08 C582 V.2

CIVILIZATION: THE GREAT THAW: BBC TV, Films Inc., [198?].

Summary: Monuments of 12th century to building of the Cathedral at Chartres.  (52 min.)

 

VCR 909.08 C582 V.3

CIVILIZATION: ROMANCE AND REALITY: BBC TV, Films Inc., [198?].

Summary: Visual arts of the late Middle Ages in France and Italy.  (52 min.)

 

VCR 909.08 C582 V.4

CIVILIZATION: MAN-THE MEASURE OF ALL THINGS: BBC TV, Films Inc., [198?].

Summary: Classics are rediscovered in this journey to Renaissance centers, Urbino and Mantua.  (52 min.)

 

VCR 909.08 C582 V.5

CIVILIZATION: HERO AS ARTIST: BBC TV, Films Inc., [198?].

Summary: Examines works of Michelangelo, Raphael, Leonardo, and contributions of Papal Rome.  (52 min.)

 

VCR 909.08 C582 V.6

CIVILIZATION: PROTEST AND COMMUNICATION: BBC TV, Films Inc., [198?].

Summary: Reformation speaks fluently through voices of Luther and Shakespeare.  (52 min.)

 

VCR 909.08 C582 V.7

CIVILIZATION: GRANDEUR AND OBEDIENCE: BBC TV, Films Inc., [198?].

Summary: Contributions of Counter-Reformation, epitomized by splendor of St. Peters.  (52 min.)

 

VCR 909.08 C582 V.8

CIVILIZATION: LIGHT OF EXPERIENCE: BBC TV, Films Inc., [198?].

Summary: Scientific innovations such as microscope and telescope open new worlds to human experience.  (52 min.)

 

VCR 909.08 C582 V.9

CIVILIZATION: PURSUIT OF HAPPINESS: BBC TV, Films Inc., [198?].

Summary: Symmetry of 18th century music of Bach, Haydn, Mozart reflected in the period.  (52 min.)

 

VCR 909.08 C582 V.10

ClVILIZATION: SMILE OF REASON: BBC TV, Films Inc., [198?].

Summary: Polite salon chatter foreshadows revolution as Clark travels to Jefferson's Monticello.  (52 min.)

 

VCR 909.08 C582 V.11

CIVILIZATION: WORSHIP OF NATURE: BBC TV, Films Inc., [198?].

Summary: The belief  in the divinity of nature and the romantic movement evolve.  (52 min.)

 

VCR 909.08 C582 V.12

CIVILIZATION: FALLACIES OF HOPE: BBC TV, Films Inc., [198?].

Summary: Artists disillusioned by Napoleon's dictatorship and bureaucracies of 19th century.  (52 min.)

 

VCR 909.08 C582 V.13

CIVILIZATION: HEROIC MATERIALISM: BBC TV, Films Inc., [198?].

Summary: 19th Century industrial Britain to contemporary America.  (52 min.)

 

VCR 910.91 G786 V.1

GREAT WONDERS OF THE WORLD: WONDERS OF NATURE: International Video Network, c1993.

Summary: The Grand Canyon, The Serengeti, The Sahara Desert, Iguazu' Falls, The Amazon River, Ayer's Rock, The Himalayas.  (1 hour & 9 min.)

VCR 910.02 U58

U.S. GEOGRAPHY: FROM SEA TO SHINING SEA: Altschul Group, [nd]

Summary: Describes how the physical features of land have influenced the growth and development of our nation.  Also explores what it is like to live in different parts of the U.S.  (20 min.)

 

VCR 910.45 P667

PIRATES: PASSION & PLUNDER: Questar, c1995.

Summary: Traces history of pirates between 400 BC and 1810 AD including material on Queen Tueta, the Vikings, and various European pirates.  (2 hours & 20 min.)

 

VCR 910.91 G786 .2

GREAT WONDERS OF THE WORLD: WONDERS OF MAN'S CREATION: International Video Network, c1993.

Summary: The Colosseum, Machu Picchu, The Great Wall, The Kremlin, Versailles, The Statue of Liberty, The Eiffel Tower, Mount Rushmore National Monument & Chief Crazy Horse Monument.  (1 hour & 22 min.)  

 

VCR 910.91 G786 .3

GREAT WONDERS OF THE WORLD: WONDERS, SACRED AND MYSTERIOUS: International Video Network, c1993.

Summary: Stonehenge, The Great Pyramids, Hagia Sophia, Borobudur, St. Peter's Basilica, The Taj Mahal.  (1 hour & 9 min.)



GEOGRAPHY AND TRAVEL

 

VCR 913.8 E83

ETERNAL GREECE: Traveloguer Collection, 1988.

Summary: Describes modern Greece, where the Classical Age and the 20th Century are woven together in an intricate, colorful tapestry.  (1 hour)

 

VCR 914.1 B331

BATH, A VIDEO PORTRAIT: International Video Network, 1985.

Summary: Enjoy this delightful visit to the beautiful and elegant city of Bath where English royalty and fashionable society came to "take the waters" in the 17th and 18th centuries.  (29 min.)

 

VCR 914.1 B998of

BYWAYS OF BRITAIN: Traveloguer Collection, c1986.

Summary: Travelogue of England and Scotland, hosted by Thayer Soule.  (1 hour)

 

VCR 914.1 E58

ENGLAND: Chronicle Videocassettes, c1986.

Summary: Travelogue of England filmed and produced by Joe Adair.  (1 hour)

 

VCR 914.1. K52ar

KING ARTHUR & HIS COUNTRY: Finley-Holiday Film Corporation, [198?].

Summary: A history of the life of King Arthur based upon new findings and a travelogue of sites connected to the Arthurian legends.  (25 min.)

 

VCR 914.1 T738of

TOWER OF LONDON: Films Incorporated, 1987.

Summary: A tour of one of London's most famous attractions.  (30 min.)

 

VCR 914.11 I82

ISLE OF SKYE PIPER: MacKinnon Productions, 1992.

Summary: Recorded and Filmed on the Isle of Skye, this video features the talents of Northern Meetings, Gold Medalist bag-piper, Allan MacDonald.  Also included are: guest piper Iain MacCrimmon and Mod Gold Medalist singer, Mairi MacInnes.  (20 min.)

 

VCR 914.11 S422

SCOTLAND, LAND OF CONTRASTS: Worldwide Travel Video, c1987.

Summary: Tour the salmon rivers, rolling green hills, busy fishing harbors, & peaceful beaches. Experience Scotland's history, pageantry, & traditions.  (45 min.)

 

VCR 914.11 S424t

SCOTLAND: Travelview International, 1988.

Summary: This travel guide through Scotland features a tour of Edinburgh, Glasgow, Aberdeen, and Inverness, home of the Loch Ness Monster.  Also a guide to accommodations and travel tips by Berlitz Travel Guides.  (50 min.)

 

VCR 914.2 D611en

DISCOVERING ENGLAND: International Video Network, 1989.

Summary: Explore the wonders of England from the pomp and ceremony of Buckingham Palace to the lovely green countryside.  (1 hour & 25 min.)  

 

VCR 914.21 L847

LONDON AND SURROUNDING DAY TRIPS: Republic Pictures Home Video, c1987.

Summary: A video travel guide to London with stops at Tower Bridge, Buckingham Palace, Westminster Abbey, Hyde Park and Covent Garden.  Includes tips on where to go, where to stay, shopping, money, night life, etc.  (55 min.)

 

VCR 914.21 L847fl

LONDON: FLOWER OF CITIES ALL: British Tourist Authority, c1987.

Summary: Description and highlights of this famous city.  (22 min.)

 

VCR 914.21 N971

NUMBER 10 DOWNING STREET: A UNIQUE FILM HISTORY: Home Vision, 1986.

Summary: A video history of the residence of the Prime Minister of Great Britain.  (1 hour & 50 min.)

 

VCR 914.29 W172

WALES: HERITAGE OF A NATION: British Tourist Authority, c1987.

Summary: Description and historical background of the country is narrated by Richard Burton.  (24 min.)

 

VCR 914.3 G373

THE ROMANTIC ROAD: Travel Image International, c1987.

Summary: A tour through West Germany which focuses on medieval towns.  (30 min.)

 

VCR 914.3 M966

MUNICH & BAVARIA: Republic Pictures Home Video, 1987.

Summary: A tour including King Ludwig's castles, Eagle's Nest of Berchtesgaden, Bavarian beer halls, medieval towns and much more. Includes tips on what to take, where to shop, how to get around, and what to see in Munich and Bavaria.  (1 hour)

 

VCR 914.34 G373er

GERMANY: A TAPESTRY OF TRADITION: International Video Network, 1989.

Summary: Come along to West Germany, land of fairy tale castles, soaring cathedrals and Alpine peaks. Visit the Rhine and Frankfurt and enjoy Oktoberfest in Munich.  (50 min.)

 

VCR 914.34 R759

ROMANTIC RHINE RIVER JOURNEY: FROM THE ALPS TO THE NORTHSEA: Merkur

Film GmbH, [19--].

Summary: A scenic tour down the Rhine River of which Victor Hugo remarked, is winding like the Seine, historical like the Tiber, regal like the Danube, and mysterious like the Nile.  (1 hour)

 

VCR 914.35 H199

HAMBURG: World Life International, 198?.

Summary: Travel Guide on Video presents insights into this city looking back upon 800 years of tradition .  (28 min.)
 

VCR 914.38 P762ol

POLAND: A PROUD HERITAGE: International Video Network, c1989.

Summary: A travelogue featuring visits to Warsaw, Cracow, Gdansk, Auschwitz, the Dunajec River and the monastery of Jasna Gora.  (55 min.)

 

VCR 914.4 F815

FRANCE: Goldmine Video Corp., 1987.

Summary: A pictorial tour of France including Paris, the chateaux country of the Loire Valley and the French Alps.  (30 min.)

 

VCR  914.4 F815 1994

DISCOVERING FRANCE: International Video Network, c1994

Summary: La Belle France - where life is a pleasure and love an art.  Visit the famous places, discover haute couture, watch the bulls run, go truffle hunting, soak up the sun, and enjoy the splendor of France's greatest attractions.  (1 hour & 15 min.)

 

VCR  914.4 P232

PARIS: FACSEA, c1988.

Summary: Visit to Paris, with famous landmarks, markets, shops, and well-known places.  (55 min.)

 

VCR 914.5 T784of

TREASURES OF ITALY: Traveloguer Collection, c1987.

Summary: Travelogue of Italy, hosted by Kenneth Richter.  (1 hour)

 

VCR 914.6 S733

SPAIN: Chronicle Videocassettes, 1986.

Summary: A trip around Spain to see the romantic land of Carmen and Don Juan.  (1 hour)

 

VCR 914.6 S733ev

SPAIN: EVERYTHING UNDER THE SUN: International Video Network, c1988.

Summary: Shows sites of interest in Madrid, Avila, Segovia, Toledo, Barcelona, and other cities in Spain.  (50 min.)

 

VCR 914.7 K92re

THE KREMLIN: Monterey Home Video, c1963.

Summary: Edwin Newman hosts this look at the Kremlin in Moscow. Although old, this video contains much about the history and treasures of the Kremlin which is interesting and informative.  (1 hour)

 

VCR 914.7 R969

A RUSSIAN JOURNEY: Travelogue Collection, c1987.

Summary: Travelogue of the Soviet Union, hosted by Clay Francisco.  (1 hour)

 

YCR 914.731 M894st

MOSKAU, STREIFLICHTER: World Life International, 198?

Summary: Shows Moscow in the spring and winter time while visiting the many famous attractions there.  (25 min.)

 

VCR 914.897 F511fr

FINLAND: FRESH AND ORIGINAL: International Video Network, c1990.

Summary: Video takes viewer to Helsinki, Jyvaskyla, Turku, and Lapland, among other places. Visit Olavinlinna Castle and its art center, the Handicrafts Museum, Alvar Aalto, a sauna. and other sites.  (50 min.)

 

VCR 914.912 I15ri

ICELAND RIVER CHALLENGE: Vestron Video, c1984.

Summary: Follows twelve modern-day pioneers on a treacherous expedition down a remote Icelandic river using kayaks, inflatable rafts and ultralight aircraft.  (1 hour)

 

VCR 914.92 N469et

THE NETHERLANDS: Republic Pictures Home Video, c1985.

Summary: A video guide to what there is to do and see in the Netherlands. This is primarily a travel film.  (1 hour)

 

VCR 914.94 T448

THIS IS SWITZERLAND: Traveloguer Collection, 1988.

Summary: Travelogue of Switzerland, hosted by Frank Nichols.  (1 hour)

 

VCR 915.124 T135ex

TAIWAN: EXOTIC BLOSSOM OF THE ORIENT: International Video Network, c1987.

Summary: A visit to Taiwan, a land of jade temples and cites of marble. Roam the beaches and listen to the stories of the people. Experience one of the oldest and most refined cultures on this modern and beautiful island.  (50 min.)

 

VCR 915.19 T727ko

TOURING KOREA: Encounter Video, c1988.

Summary: This video captures the drama, history and legend of this 5,000-year-old country. Tour modern Seoul including the impressive Olympic facilities.  (55 min.)

 

VCR 915.4 139

INDIA: LAND OF SPIRIT: International Video Network, 1988.

Summary: A travelogue featuring visits to Agra, the Taj Mahal, Srinagar, Jiapur, Udaipur Maharashtra, New Delhi, and Bombay.  (55 min.)  

 

VCR 915.9 069co

ORIENTAL CONTRASTS: Highlight International Film Productions [c1987].

Summary: Explores the Islands of Indonesia and contrasts them with Hong Kong and China.  (50 min.)

 

VCR 915.9 069jo

AN ORIENTAL JOURNEY: Highlight International Film Productions, c1987.

Summary: A visit to Burma, Thailand, Malaysia (including Borneo in East Malaysia), and Singapore.  (50 min.)

 

VCR 916.2 E32

EGYPT: Travelview International, 1988.

Summary: Visit Cairo, Alexandria, Sinai Peninsula, Luxor and a cruise on the Nile River. Reference guide to accommodations by Berlitz Travel Guides.  (1 hour)

 

VCR 916.2 E32gy

EGYPT: Republic Pictures Home Video, c1985.

Summary: A video travel guide to what there is to do and see in Egypt.  (55 min.)

 

VCR 916.76 K37en

KENYA SAFARI: International Video Network, c1989.

Summary: Discover Nairobi, the safari gateway to Kenya's parks and game reserves of Aberdare, Amboseli, Samburu-lsiolo and the breathtaking Masai Mara. Meet the lion and the elephant and journey to an ornithologists's paradise with countless species of birds, including Lake Nakuru's pink flamingos. Witness the activities of rhinos, zebras, giraffes, cape buffalo, hippos, crocodiles, baboons and more wild and beautiful animals.  (51 min.)

 

VCR 917.1 C212

CANADIAN ROCKIES: Gay Lewis Inc., c1986.

Summary: A trip through the Canadian Rockies, including the Braniff, Lake Louise, and the Galgary Stampede. See mountains, glaciers, and emerald lakes.  (32 min.) 

 

VCR 917.1 E13

EASTERN CANADA: Republic Pictures Horne Video, c1989, 1985.

Summary: A tour of Eastern Canada narrated by Laura McKenzie. She covers the fascinating sights of the area, and offers practical advice on where to stay and shop, and how to get around.  (1 hour)

 

VCR 917.1 W527ca

WESTERN CANADA: Republic Pictures Home Video, c1988.

Summary: A video travel guide to Western Canada, including visits to Vancouver, Butchart Gardens, Grouse Mountain, Banff, Calgary and much more.  (1 hour)

 

VCR 917.11 V223

VANCOUVER: THE WORLD IN A CITY: International Video Network, c1986.

Summary: A narrated video tour of the young and vibrant city of Vancouver. Its many attractions, sporting events, festivals and unmatched scenic beauty are all covered.  (30 min.)

 

VCR 917.1339 C437

THE CHALLENGE OF NIAGARA FALLS: International Video Network, 1985.

Summary: Experience the majestic views of North America's best-known scenic marvel, Niagara Falls, a name synonymous with mankind's urge to challenge the forces of nature.  (25 min.)

 
VCR 917.2 M611

MEXICAN BEACH RESORTS: Republic Pictures Home Video, 1986.

Summary: Festive days and nights await you, amid the exotic enchantment of Mexico's fabulous beach resorts. Travel advice from travel expert Laura McKenzie.  (55 min.)

 

VCR 917.2 M612

MEXICAN POPULAR CUSTOMS: Educational Video Network, c1993.

Summary:  Shows a range of seasonal festivities in Mexico.  (25 min.)

 

VCR 917.2 T727

TOURING MEXICO: Questar/Travel Network, c1989.

Summary: Tour of Mexico City, the Yucatan, the classic Mayan Civilization of Uxmal, Teotihucan, Shrine of Guadalupe and more.  (1 hour) 

 

VCR 917.2 W567

KIDS EXPLORE MEXICO: Children's Int'l Network, Inc., c1990.

Summary: By means of letters and packages from a pen pal, the kids in the secret clubhouse discover many things about this dynamic country.  The curious young adventurers explore the rich history and vibrant people of Mexico.  (28 min.)

 

VCR 917.26 C215

CANCUN: Travelview International, c1988.

Summary: Designed to promote tourism in Cancun, Mexico, this video highlights attractions such as the Mayan ruins of Tulum and of El Rey, Isle Mujeres, and San Miguel.  (50 min.)

 

VCR 917.292 J32

JAMAICA: LAND OF WOOD AND WATER: International Video Network, c1989.

Summary: Tour lovely Jamaica from Spanish Town to Montego Bay.  (50 min.)

 

VCR 917.295 D611

DISCOVERING PUERTO RICO AND THE U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS: International Video Network,1989.

Summary: This travel visit reveals the stunning beauty of these Caribbean Islands.  (45 min.)

 

VCR 917.296 B151ah

JEWELS OF THE OCEAN: International Video Network, 1987.

Summary: A look at some of the seven hundred islands that make up the tropical paradise known as the Bahamas.  (45 min.)

 

VCR 917.297 S136

ST. CROIX: Dean Concepts, 1989, c1988.

Summary: Visit historic ruins, modern homes, beaches, forests, etc. on St Croix in the U.S. Virgin Islands.  (30 min.)

 

VCR 917.4461 B747

BOSTON: Republic Pictures Home Video, c1986.

Summary: A video travel guide to Boston and the surrounding area. Includes tips on where to go, where to stay, shopping, money, nightlife, etc.  (55 min.)

 

VCR 917.471 N532

NEW YORK: Republic Pictures Home Video, c1986.

Summary: See the best of the Big Apple. Visit downtown Manhattan, Statue of Liberty, Soho, Greenwich Village etc.  (55 min.)

 

VCR 917.471 N532y

NEW YORK, CITY OF CITIES: International Video Network, c1988.

Summary: A fast-paced video tour of one of the world's great cites, which captures the flavor and excitement of her unique neighborhoods and famous landmarks.  (45 min.)

 

VCR 917.53 W317

WASHINGTON, D.C.:  Republic Pictures Home Video, c1987.

Summary: A video travel guide with helpful hints on hotels, restaurants, shopping and cultural attractions in Washington, D.C.  (55 min.)

 

VCR 917.59 F636

FLORIDA: Republic Pictures Home Video, 1988.

Summary: A video travel guide to Florida, including Orlando, Miami, Ft. Lauderdale, Everglades, Daytona Beach and more.  (1 hour)

 

VCR 917.8 L673

LEWIS & CLARK: THE JOURNEYS OF THE CORPS OF DISCOVERY: PBS Video, c1997.

Summary: Documentary of the Lewis and Clark expedition through the American West. Parts 1 and 2.  (3 hours & 30 min.)

 

VCR 917.87 G751

GRAND TETON NATIONAL PARK: Best Film & Video Corp., 1988.

Summary: Park rangers reveal where and when to view the wildlife and majestic mountains.  (42 min.)

 

VCR 917.87 Y43

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK: Best Film & Video Corp., c1988.

Summary: Presents a video tour of Yellowstone National Park. Filmed before the devastating fire of 1988.  (45 min.)

 

VCR 917.946 S195

SAN FRANCISCO: Republic Pictures Home Video, c1985.

Summary: A video guide to what there is to do and see in San Francisco and surrounding areas.  (55 min.)

 

VCR 917.9494 L724

LIGHTS, CAMERA, LOS ANGELES: International Video Network, 1989.

Summary: Enjoy the attractions of one of the world's busiest, most exciting cities, Los Angeles, California.  (55 min.)

 

VCR 918.1 B827

BRAZIL: HEART OF SOUTH AMERICA: International Video Network, c1988.

Summary: The beauty of Brazil is highlighted in this colorful tour of South America's largest country.  (55 min.)

 

VCR 918.1 R585

RIO DE JANEIRO: Best Film & Video Corp., c1988.

Summary: Tour the Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro including the beaches of Copacabana and Ipanema.  (30 min.)

 

VCR 919.3 N532z

NEW ZEALAND: Dudkowski-Lynch Assc., Inc., c1987.

Summary: A travel guide to New Zealand featuring the land's natural beauty, various tourist attractions, visits to major cites, and a brief history of its people.  (1 hour)

 

VCR 919.69 H389

HAWAII: Best Film & Video Corp., 1986.

Summary: Visit the lovely islands of Hawaii, paradise of the Pacific. Includes a bonus section on trip planning and travel tips.  (55 min.)

 

                                                                     

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