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The ascent of man : a personal view

Author: Jacob BronowskiAdrian MaloneDick GillingMick JacksonDavid KennardAll authors
Publisher: New York, NY : Ambrose Video, [2001?]
Series: BBC classics.
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
Documentary television programs
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Jacob Bronowski; Adrian Malone; Dick Gilling; Mick Jackson; David Kennard; British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service.; Time-Life Films.; Ambrose Video Publishing.
OCLC Number: 47697767
Notes: Documentary.
Videodisc release of the 1974 television series.
"A co-production of the BBC and Time-Life Films"--Container.
Credits: Written and narrated by Jacob Bronowski ; 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) ; photography, John Else, Nat Crosby, John McGlashan ; editors, Paul Carter [and others].
Performer(s): Narrated by J. Bronowski.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: Not rated.
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.
Series Title: BBC classics.
Other Titles: Lower than the angels.
Harvest of the seasons.
Grain in the stone.
Hidden structure.
Music of the spheres.
Starry messenger.
Majestic clockwork.
Drive for power.
Ladder of creation.
World within world.
Knowledge or certainty.
Generation upon generation.
Long childhood.
Jacob Bronowski's The ascent of man
Responsibility: by J. Bronowski ; producers, Adrian Malone, Dick Gilling.

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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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