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The Ascent of man

Author: Adrian MaloneJacob BronowskiBritish Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service.Time-Life Films.Ambrose Video Publishing.All authors
Publisher: New York, NY : Ambrose Video Pub., distributor, [1988], ©1974.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Jacob Bronowski, a leader in the movement of scientific humanism, presents his personal view of the great creative discoveries of mankind ... Traveling to various locations, Bronowski considers the qualities of thought and imagination that compelled man to analyze the physical world and then to explore the invisible laws and structures above and beneath its surface"--Container.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Adrian Malone; Jacob Bronowski; British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service.; Time-Life Films.; Ambrose Video Publishing.; John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation. Library Video Classics Project.
OCLC Number: 18128057
Notes: Videocassette release of the 1974 production.
"The John D. & Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation Library Video Classics Project."
Credits: Producer-director, Adrian Malone ; writer-narrator, Jacob Bronowski.
Performer(s): Jacob Bronowski.
Description: 13 videocassettes (VHS) (52 min. each) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Contents: Lower than the angels --
The harvest of the seasons --
The grain in the stone --
The hidden structure --
The music of the spheres --
The starry messenger --
The majestic clockwork --
The drive for power --
The ladder of creation --
World within world --
Knowledge or certainty --
Generation upon generation --
The long childhood.
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
Responsibility: BBC-TV and Time-Life Films.

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"Jacob Bronowski, a leader in the movement of scientific humanism, presents his personal view of the great creative discoveries of mankind ... Traveling to various locations, Bronowski considers the qualities of thought and imagination that compelled man to analyze the physical world and then to explore the invisible laws and structures above and beneath its surface"--Container.

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