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  1. March, The (2013)

    Director
    John Akomfrah
    Subject
    History; Social Studies
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 1 NTSC, 60 minutes), $24.99

    John Akomfrah’s film tells the story of the historic 1963 March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, a watershed moment for the American civil rights movement which brought together a coalition of civil...

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  2. Noam Chomsky: Extraordinary Minds (2011)

    Subject
    Linguistics; Politics & government
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 0 NTSC, 49 minutes), £85.00

    Noam Chomsky is Institute Professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (M.I.T.) within the Department of Linguistics and Philosophy. Chomsky is considered among the most important intellectual...

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  3. Berkeley in the Sixties (2007)

    Director
    Mark Kirchelle
    Subject
    Politics & government; Sociology
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 2 PAL, 117 minutes), £15.99

    Tells the story of a small group of students at the University of California in Berkeley in the 1960s who challenged the establishment and changed the face of America. What started as an interest in politics...

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  4. Day the Country Died - A History of Anarcho-Punk (2006)

    Subject
    Music; Politics & government; Sociology
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 2 PAL, 90 minutes), £12.99

    With the birth of punk rock came a popular interest in anarchism. While the early punk scene used anarchist imagery for its shock value, the band Crass went on to lead the Anarcho-Punk movement - taking the...

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  5. Agronomist, The (2004)

    Director
    Jonathan Demme
    Subject
    Media studies; Politics & government
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 2 PAL, 91 minutes), £19.99

    A presentation of the story of Jean Dominique, who ran Haiti’s first independent radio station during multiple repressive regimes. A radio journalist, human rights activist and freedom fighter, he was...

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  6. Force More Powerful, A: A Century of Non-Violent Struggle (2003)

    Subject
    HISTORY & POLITICS CATALOGUES; Politics & government
    Distribution
    Sale, VHS (PAL, 6 x 30 minutes), £30.00 (+VAT) each

    A series of six half-hour programmes tracing the use of non-violent struggle around the world in the 20th century. Highlighting examples from various countries, the series identifies the elements of...

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  7. Britain 1750-1900 (2000 Video)

    Subject
    History
    Distribution
    Sale, Videocassette. VHS. col. 100 min., 2000 sale: £7.50 (inclusive)

    Series looking at the response to industrialisation and exploring how the day-to-day lives its people changed as Britain transformed into an industrialised nation. In five parts, covering: migration and...

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  8. Britain 1750-1900, 1 (1999 Multimedia)

    Subject
    History
    Distribution
    CD-ROM

    Primary source material and interactive investigations covering the history of the United Kingdom from 1750 to 1900. Investigation topics are: 1) how did the British Empire treat its people? (slavery and...

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  9. Quest for Power: Sketches of the American ‘New Right’ (1982 Film, Video)

    Director
    Frank Diamand; Sue Landau
    Subject
    Politics & government
    Distribution
    Film (16mm)

    The values, styles and goals of the radical right-wing movement in the USA: the ‘New Right’. Key figures express their distaste for homosexuality, abortion, arms agreement with the Soviet Union and...

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  10. Underground (1977 Film)

    Director
    Emile de Antonio; Mary Lampson; Haskell Wexler
    Subject
    Politics & government
    Distribution
    Film (16mm)

    Documentary on the clandestine activities of the radical Weathermen (formerly Students for a Democratic Society) who, in their attempts to avoid capture by the FBI, were driven underground and remained so...

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