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The ascent of man : a personal view by J. Bronowski

Author: Jacob BronowskiAdrian MaloneDick GillingMick JacksonDavid KennardAll authors
Publisher: New York, NY : Ambrose Video, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A massive survey of science from flint tools to the theory of relativity. It was made as a science counterpart to Sir Kenneth Clark's series Civilisation, with Jacob Bronowski presenting his own view of science and mankind.
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Genre/Form: History
Nonfiction television programs
Science television programs
Historical television programs
Documentary television programs
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Jacob Bronowski; Adrian Malone; Dick Gilling; Mick Jackson; David Kennard; Sheldon Hendler; Nat Crosby; Jon Else; John McGlashan; Paul Carter; Roy Fry; Jim Latham; British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service.; Time-Life Films.; Ambrose Video Publishing.
OCLC Number: 226969114
Language Note: Subtitles for the hearing impaired.
Notes: Documentary.
Digitally remastered videodisc release of the 1974 television series.
Credits: Directors, Adrian Malone (v. 1-2, 4-7), Mick Jackson (v. 3, 11), Dick Gilling (v. 9-10,12-13), David John Kennard (v. 8). Music, Sheldon Hendler ; cinematography, Nat Crosby, John Else, John McGlashan ; editors, Paul Carter, Roy Fry, Jim Latham.
Performer(s): Narrator, J. Bronowski.
Description: 5 videodiscs (676 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Contents: disc 1, v. 1. Lower than the angels ; v. 2. Harvest of the seasons --
disc 2, v. 3. The hidden structure ; v. 4. Music of the spheres ; v. 5. Starry messenger --
disc 3, v. 6. Majestic clockwork ; v. 7. Drive for power ; v. 8. Ladder of creation --
disc 4, v. 9. Grain in the stone ; v. 10. World within world ; v. 11. Knowledge or certainty --
disc 5, v. 12. Generation upon generation ; v. 13. Long childhood.
Responsibility: written and narrated by J. Bronowski ; producers, Adrian Malone, Dick Gilling ; a BBC Television and Time-Life Films co-production.

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A massive survey of science from flint tools to the theory of relativity. It was made as a science counterpart to Sir Kenneth Clark's series Civilisation, with Jacob Bronowski presenting his own view of science and mankind.

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