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Heritage : civilization and the Jews

Author: Abba Solomon Eban; Films Incorporated.; WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.); John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation. Library Video Classics Project.
Publisher: Chicago, Ill. : Films Inc., distributor, [1988], ©1984.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Filmed and researched over a four year period in more than eighteen nations on four continents, this series chronicles over three thousand years of Jewish peoples' history in the context of other Western religious traditions. Uses art and artifacts, historical sites and primary literary sources to tell this story of Western civilization and the experience of the Jewish people within it.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Abba Solomon Eban; Films Incorporated.; WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.); John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation. Library Video Classics Project.
OCLC Number: 18097452
Notes: Videocassette of the 1984 production.
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"The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation Library Video Classics Project."
Credits: Series host and chief consultant, Abba Eban.
Performer(s): Host, Abba Eban.
Description: 9 videocassettes (VHS) (60 min. each) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 1/2 in.
Contents: 1. A people is born (3500 B.C. to 6th Cent. B.C.)--
2. Power of the word (6th Cent. B.C. to 2nd Cent. B.C.)--
3. The shaping of traditions (1st to 9th Cent.) --
4. The crucible of Europe (9th to 15th Cent.)--
5. The search for deliverance (1492-1789)--
6. Roads from the ghetto (1789-1914)--
7. The golden land (1654-1932)--
8. Out of the ashes (1914-1945)--
9. Into the future (1945 to the present).
Other Titles: People is born
Power of the word
Shaping of traditions
Crucible of Europe
Search for deliverance
Roads from the ghetto
Golden land
Out of the ashes
Into the future
Heritage, civilization and the Jews
Responsibility: Producer, WNET/Thirteen, New York.

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Filmed and researched over a four year period in more than eighteen nations on four continents, this series chronicles over three thousand years of Jewish peoples' history in the context of other Western religious traditions. Uses art and artifacts, historical sites and primary literary sources to tell this story of Western civilization and the experience of the Jewish people within it.

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