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Civilizations

Author: David OlusogaSimon SchamaShaun TrevisickAshley GethingMatthew Hill, (Producer)All authors
Publisher: [Arlington, Virginia] : PBS, [Arlington, Virginia] : Distributed by PBS Distribution, [2018] [2018] ©2018
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : English : WidescreenView all editions and formats
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Inspired by Kenneth Clark's highly acclaimed mini-series "Civilisation", "Civilizations" surveys the history of art, from antiquity to the present, emphasizing the role art and the creative imagination have played in the creation of culture and civilization.
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Genre/Form: Television series
Nonfiction television programs
Historical television programs
Documentary television programs
History
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Television mini-series
Material Type: Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David Olusoga; Simon Schama; Shaun Trevisick; Ashley Gething; Matthew Hill, (Producer); Ian Leese; Tim Niel; Melanie Fall; Mary Beard; Liev Schreiber; Nutopia (Firm),; Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.),; PBS Distribution (Firm),
ISBN: 9781531704865 1531704867
OCLC Number: 1038021489
Language Note: In English with optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing (SDH).
Notes: Title from title frame.
"SDH (subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing) are a function of the disc and serve the same purpose as closed captions."
Credits: Original music by Tandis Jenhudson.
Performer(s): Narrator, Liev Schreiber.
Target Audience: Rating: TVPG.
Description: 3 videodiscs (approximately 8 hr.) : DVD video, sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; region 1, NTSC; widescreen (16x9); stereo.
Contents: disc 1. The second moment of creation ; How do we look? ; God and art --
disc 2. Encounters ; Renaissances ; Paradise on earth --
Disc 3. Color and light ; The cult of progress ; What is art good for?
Responsibility: a Nutopia production for BBC and PBS ; written & presented by Mary Beard (episodes 2, 3), David Olusoga (episodes 4, 8), Simon Schama (episodes 1, 5, 6, 7, 9) ; additional writing by Shaun Trevisick ; produced & directed by Ashley Gething, Matthew Hill, Ian Leese, Tim Niel ; series producers, Melanie Fall, Shaun Trevisick.

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Inspired by Kenneth Clark's highly acclaimed mini-series "Civilisation", "Civilizations" surveys the history of art, from antiquity to the present, emphasizing the role art and the creative imagination have played in the creation of culture and civilization.

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