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Civilisation : a personal view

Author: Kenneth Clark; British Broadcasting Corporation.; Public Media Video (Firm); BBC Lionheart Television (Firm)
Publisher: [Chicago, IL] : Public Media Video ; London : BBC Lionheart, [1993]
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Discusses the history of Western culture from the end of the Graeco-Roman world to the present day. Covers the great works of sculpture, painting, architecture, philosophy, poetry, literature and music from each century covered.
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Genre/Form: Documentary television programs
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Kenneth Clark; British Broadcasting Corporation.; Public Media Video (Firm); BBC Lionheart Television (Firm)
ISBN: 0780006135 9780780006133 0780013026 9780780013025 0780013034 9780780013032 0780013042 9780780013049 0780013050 9780780013056 0780013069 9780780013063 0780013077 9780780013070 0780013085 9780780013087
OCLC Number: 28895795
Notes: 13 50 min. programs on 7 videocassettes.
"Public performance rights granted."
Originally released in 1969 as a motion picture by Time-Life Films.
Credits: Writer/narrator, Kenneth Clark ; directors, Michael Gill, Peter Montagnon, Ann Turner.
Performer(s): Host, Sir Kenneth Clark.
Description: 7 videocassettes : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Contents: pt. l. The Skin of our teeth (5th-11th cent.) The great thaw (12th cent.) --
pt. 2. Romance and reality (13th-14th cent.) Man--
the measure of all things (15th cent.) --
pt. 3. The hero as artist (16th cent.) Protest and communication (16th-17th cent.) --
pt. 4. Grandeur and obedience (17th cent.) The light of experience (17th cent.) --
pt. 5. The pursuit of happiness (18th cent.) The smile of reason (18th cent.) --
pt. 6. The worship of nature (18th cent.) --
The fallacies of hope (19th cent.) --
pt. 7. Heroic materialism (19th-20th cent.).
Other Titles: Civilisation (Television program)
Frozen world (5th-11th cent.)
Great thaw (12th cent.)
Romance and reality (13th-14th cent.)
Man the measure of all things (15th cent.)
Hero as artist (16th cent.)
Protest and communications (16th-17th cent.)
Grandeur and obedience (17th cent.)
Light of experience (17th cent.)
Pursuit of happiness (18th cent.)
Smile of reason (18th cent.)
Worship of nature (18th cent.)
Fallacies of hope (19th cent.)
Heroic materialism (19th-20th cent.)
Responsibility: produced by Michael Gill and Peter Montagnon in association with the BBC ; conceived, written and narrated by Lord Kenneth Clark.

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Discusses the history of Western culture from the end of the Graeco-Roman world to the present day. Covers the great works of sculpture, painting, architecture, philosophy, poetry, literature and music from each century covered.

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