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Author: Jacob BronowskiAdrian MaloneDick GillingBritish Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service.Time-Life Films.All authors
Publisher: New York : Ambrose Video, 2001?
Series: BBC classics.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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V. 3. The grain in the stone: "Man splits a stone and reassembles the pieces to build a wall, a cathedral, a city. From the Greek temples of Paestum and the cathedrals of medieval France to modern Los Angeles, this film expresses humanity's faith and fancy as architect and builder."--Publisher description.
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Genre/Form: DVD-Video discs
Documentary television programs
Closed captioned DVDs
Science television programs
Audiovisual instruction
Named Person: John Dalton
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Jacob Bronowski; Adrian Malone; Dick Gilling; British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service.; Time-Life Films.; Ambrose Video Publishing.
OCLC Number: 495915897
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Documentary.
Videodisc release of the 1974 television series.
Digitally remastered.
Awards: American Film Festival Award.
Description: 1 videodisc (156 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Contents: v. 3. The grain in the stone --
v. 4. The hidden structure --
v. 5. Music of the spheres.
Series Title: BBC classics.
Other Titles: Ascent of man (Television program)
Responsibility: a BBC Television/Time-Life Films co-production ; produced by Adrian Malone & Dick Gilling ; written and presented by Jacob Bronowski, based on his book.

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V. 3. The grain in the stone: "Man splits a stone and reassembles the pieces to build a wall, a cathedral, a city. From the Greek temples of Paestum and the cathedrals of medieval France to modern Los Angeles, this film expresses humanity's faith and fancy as architect and builder."--Publisher description.

V. 4. The hidden structure: "The Shang bronze craftsmen of China and the Samurai swordsmith of Japan are the starting point for this journey, which leads from the beginnings of chemistry to Dalton's atomic theory and our knowledge of the elements."--Publisher description.

V. 5. Music of the spheres: "Traces the evolution of mathematics and explores the relationship of numbers to musical harmony, early astronomy and perspective in painting. It follows the spread of Greek ideas through the courts and bazaars of the Islamic Empire to Moorish Spain and Renaissance Europe."--Publisher description.

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