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Engineering an empire.

Author: Peter Weller
Publisher: [New York] : History Channel : Distributed by New Video, [2007]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Explores the engineering accomplishments of empires around the world and throughout history, as well as the leaders who directed feats of architecture and urban planning, discussing Napoleon, the Byzantines, the world of Leonardo da Vinci, Carthage, China, Russia, Greece, the Aztecs, Britain, the Persians, and the Maya.
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Genre/Form: Documentary television programs
History
Television programs
DVD
Video
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Weller
ISBN: 0767093461 9780767093460 076709347X 9780767093477 0767093488 9780767093484 0767093496 9780767093491 076709350X 9780767093507
OCLC Number: 607469823
Notes: Videorecording not viewed.
Includes bonus material.
Originally broadcast on the History Channel in 2006.
Contains all 12 episodes from the series.
At head of title: The History Channel presents.
Credits: Director of photography, Tim Metzger (1-2, 8, 11), Jeremiah Crowell (3, 6), Peter Fackler (4, 10, 12), Julie Kirkwood (5, 12), Adam Feinstein (6, 10), Daniel Walworth (6), Colin Bressler (7), Adam Silver (8), Claudio Rocha (9) ; editors, Amilcar Gomes (1-2, 12), Bobby Munster (1-2), Jeremy Siefer (3), Christopher K. Dillon (4, 10), James Maonado (5), Sen-i Yu (5), Christy Dennis (6), Rjerti Murataj (6), Margaret Noble (7), Laurie Sude (7), Steve Olswang (8), Gabriel Elias Johnson (9), Morgan Barnard (11), Dara Kell (12) ; music composed by Michael Richard Plowman (1-3, 5-7, 9, 12), Peter Boyer (4, 8, 10-11).
Performer(s): Narrated by Peter Weller.
Description: 4 videodiscs (approximately 9 hr., 24 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Contents: disc 1. Greece ; Greece : age of Alexander / produced, written, and directed by Ted Poole --
Aztecs / produced, written, and directed by Jim Gaffey --
disc 2. Carthage / produced, written, & directed by Jessica Conway ; --
China / produced, written, & directed by Joanna Chejade Bloom, Doug Ross --
Russia / produced, written, & directed by Sarah Hutt --
disc 3. Britain : blood and steel / produced, written, & directed by Kristen Gray-Rockmaker --
Persians / produced, written, & directed by Hassan Ildari.
Other Titles: History Channel presents Engineering an empire
Engineering an empire (Television program)

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Explores the engineering accomplishments of empires around the world and throughout history, as well as the leaders who directed feats of architecture and urban planning, discussing Napoleon, the Byzantines, the world of Leonardo da Vinci, Carthage, China, Russia, Greece, the Aztecs, Britain, the Persians, and the Maya.

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