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Author: Dan CruickshankTim DunnBritish Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service.BBC Worldwide Ltd.BBC Video (Firm)All authors
Publisher: [England] : BBC Video ; [New York, NY] : Distributed by BBC Worldwide Americas ; Burbank, CA : Distributed by Warner Home Video, [2008]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Architectural historian Dan Cruickshank embarks on a five-month, 34-country world tour visiting his selection of the 80 greatest buildings, artworks, and other man-made treasures that define human civilization.
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Genre/Form: Documentary television programs
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Dan Cruickshank; Tim Dunn; British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service.; BBC Worldwide Ltd.; BBC Video (Firm); BBC Worldwide Americas, Inc.; Warner Home Video (Firm)
ISBN: 1419869345 9781419869341
OCLC Number: 232161687
Language Note: English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Notes: Documentary.
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Credits: Music composers, Nigel Quires, Charles Riba.
Performer(s): Host, Dan Cruickshank.
Event notes: Originally broadcast on BBC in 2005.
Target Audience: Not rated.
Description: 2 videodiscs (591 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, widescreen; Dolby Digital stereo., DVD18, NTSC.
Contents: Disc 1, Side A: 1. Peru to Brazil ; 2. Mexico to America ; 3. Australasia to Cambodia --
Disc 1, Side B: 4. Japan to China ; 5. India to Sri Lanka --
Disc 2, Side A: 6. Uzbekistan to Syria ; 7. Jordan to Ethiopia ; 8. Mali to Egypt --
Disc 2, Side B: 9. Turkey to Germany ; 10. Bosnia to Germany and home.
Responsibility: a BBC TV production in association with BBC Worldwide ; written and presented by Dan Cruickshank ; series produced and directed by Tim Dunn.

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Architectural historian Dan Cruickshank embarks on a five-month, 34-country world tour visiting his selection of the 80 greatest buildings, artworks, and other man-made treasures that define human civilization.

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