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Engineering an empire : collector's edition

Author: Peter Weller; Michael Carroll, (Narrator); Arts and Entertainment Network.; New Video Group.; History (Television network)
Publisher: [New York] : A & E Television Networks : Distributed by New Video, 2011.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : English : Collector's ed
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Surveys the architectural and engineering triumphs left behind by history's ancient civilizations, beginning over five-thousand years ago with the construction feats of the ancient Egyptians, to the great temples of Greece and the majestic and mysterious Tenochtitlan.
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Genre/Form: Documentary television programs
History
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Weller; Michael Carroll, (Narrator); Arts and Entertainment Network.; New Video Group.; History (Television network)
ISBN: 9781422979358 1422979350
OCLC Number: 761314183
Language Note: In English.
Notes: Collective title from container.
"This collection features a bonus DVD with four episodes of Where Did It Come From? to see how modern technology's roots trace back to ancient civilizations."
Originally produced as 12 episodes of the television program Engineering an empire in 2006 & 2007 (discs 1-4), and 2 television documentary specials in 2005 ("Rome", disc 5) & 2006 ("Egypt", disc 6).
Credits: Series director, Mark Cannon ; series producer, Randy Martin.
Performer(s): Narrator, Michael Carroll ; Host, Peter Weller.
Description: 7 videodiscs (approximately 15 hr., 36 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; Dolby Digital stereo.
Contents: Disc 1. Greece ; Greece: age of Alexander ; The Aztecs --
Disc 2. Carthage ; China ; Russia --
Disc 3. Britain: blood and steel ; The Persians ; The Maya: death empire --
Disc 4. Napoleon: steel monster ; The Byzantines ; Da Vinci's world ; bonus --
Disc 5. Rome: engineering an empire ; bonus --
Disc 6. Egypt: engineering an empire ; bonus --
Disc 7. Where did it come from? Ancient China: agriculture ; Ancient Egypt: modern medicine ; Ancient Greece: modern ship building ; Ancient Rome: the modern stadium.
Other Titles: Engineering an empire (Television program)
Where did it come from? (Television program)
Responsibility: A & E Television Networks ; History.

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Surveys the architectural and engineering triumphs left behind by history's ancient civilizations, beginning over five-thousand years ago with the construction feats of the ancient Egyptians, to the great temples of Greece and the majestic and mysterious Tenochtitlan.

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