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The ascent of man

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
Science television programs
Documentary television programs
Material Type: Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material, Internet Resource
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: 316334301
Language Note: Closed-captioned in English for the hearing impaired.
Notes: Documentary.
Digitally remastered videodisc release of the 1974 television series.
A co-production of the BBC and Time-Life Films.
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].
Cast: Hosted by Dr. Jacob Bronowski.
Awards: American Film Festival Award Winner.
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. Grain in the stone ; v. 4. The hidden structure ; v. 5. Music of the spheres --
[disc 3] v. 6. Starry messenger ; v. 7. Majestic clockwork ; v. 8. Drive for power --
[disc 4] v. 9. Ladder of creation ; v. 10. World within world ; v. 11. Knowledge or certainty --
[disc 5] v. 12. Generation upon generation ; v. 13. 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: 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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