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Civilisation

Author: Kenneth Clark; Films Incorporated.
Publisher: Chicago, Ill. : Distributed by Films Inc., [1988], ©1969.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this series Sir Kenneth Clark, art historian and critic, places the development of Western culture in a unique, personal perspective. This series follows the course of Western culture from the collapse of ancient Greece and Rome to the present day.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Kenneth Clark; Films Incorporated.
OCLC Number: 18421853
Notes: "The John D. & Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation Library Video Classics Project."
Credits: Writer and narrator, Kenneth Clark.
Cast: Kenneth Clark.
Description: 13 videocassettes (50 min. each) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS format.
Contents: Episode 1. The frozen world --
Episode 2. The great thaw --Episode 3. Romance and reality --
Episode 4. Man-the measure of all things --Episode 5. The hero as artist --
Episode 6. Protest and communication --Episode 7. Grandeur and obedience --
Episode 8. The light of experience --
Episode 9. The pursuit of happiness --
Episode 10. The smile of reason --Episode 11. The worship of nature --
Episode 12. The fallacies of hope --
Episode 13. Heroic materialism.
Responsibility: BBC.

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In this series Sir Kenneth Clark, art historian and critic, places the development of Western culture in a unique, personal perspective. This series follows the course of Western culture from the collapse of ancient Greece and Rome to the present day.

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