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  1. Charles Darwin and the Tree of Life (2009)

    Subject
    Biology
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 2 PAL, 60 minutes), £19.99

    A special 60-minute documentary made to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the birth of Charles Darwin and the 150th anniversary of the publication of ‘On The Origin Of Species’. Passionate Darwinian Sir...

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  2. Is Human Evolution over? (2009)

    Subject
    Biology

    Audio recording from the Darwin College Lecture Series 2009 by Steve Jones. Many people - Darwin included - have claimed that the human species will continue to evolve in the future, as it has in the past....

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  3. Darwin’s Dangerous Idea (2009)

    Subject
    Anthropology; Biology
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 2 PAL, 180 minutes), £19.56

    Andrew Marr presents this three-part documentary series looking at the influence Charles Darwin’s theory of evolution has had on subsequent generations. Mirroring Darwin’s journey on HMS Beagle, Marr...

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  4. What Darwin Didn’t Know (2009)

    Subject
    Biology
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 2 PAL, 90 minutes), £195.00

    Documentary which tells the story of evolution theory since Darwin postulated it in 1859. The theory caused a storm of controversy from fellow scientists, as well as religious types, who criticised it for...

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  5. Cell, The (3 Parts) (2009)

    Subject
    Biology
    Distribution
    DVD (Region 2 PAL, 3 x 60 minutes), £365.00

    A series of 3 60-minute programmes in which Adam Rutherford journeys through 300 years of history to discover the secrets of the cell - and of life itself. Every living thing is made of cells, microscopic...

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  6. Did Darwin Kill God? (2009)

    Subject
    Biology; Philosophy; Religious studies
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 2 PAL, 50 minutes), £195.00

    Can Darwin and religion exist side by side? In this thought-provoking programme, Anglican Christian, philosopher and theologian Conor Cunningham explains why these two beliefs are not in conflict. Richard...

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  7. Jimmy Doherty in Darwin’s Garden (2009)

    Subject
    Biology; Science
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 2 PAL, 180 minutes), £18.00

    In this BBC2 series, farmer and entomologist Jimmy Doherty attempts to recreate the experiments which helped Charles Darwin develop his theory of evolution. Part one, DANGEROUS IDEAS, looks at how Darwin...

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  8. Darwin and the Ancient Earth: Dinosaurs and the ‘Deep Past’ In the 19th-Century Imagination (2009)

    Subject
    Geology; Natural history

    Why was the young Charles Darwin’s fascination with geology so important for his later work and why was prehistory so popular in early nineteenth-century Britain? This podcast with Professor Jim Secord,...

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  9. Speaking in Tongues: The History of Language (5 Parts) (2009)

    Subject
    Languages; Linguistics
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 1 NTSC, 250 minutes ), $599.95 (set)

    Currently there are more than 6,000 languages spoken around the world. This five-part series traces the history and evolution of language and attendant theories and controversies, while evaluating the scope...

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  10. Every Good Marriage Begins with Tears (2008)

    Director
    Simon Chambers
    Subject
    Social Studies; Sociology
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 2 PAL, 63 minutes), £50.00

    East London Muslim girl Shahanara is changing from pink hot pants into a sari to meet her husband at the airport. She has only met him once before, when she was married in a union arranged by her Bangladeshi...

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