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Author: Neil McDonaldSarah BarclayClara GlynnBill McLeodRichard DownesAll authors
Publisher: [United States] : Distributed by BBC Worldwide : Distributed in the USA and Canada by Warner Home Video, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A compelling and comprehensive series that charts the birth and growth of the Scottish nation. Each of the ten thought-provoking episodes brings a fresh perspective to Scotland's past and challenges many of the perceived notions of Scottish history. With stunning, award-winning cinematography and mesmerizing narrative, the series tells of battles and allegiances, political intrigue, and religious conflict. Includes  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Documentary television programs
Historical television programs
History
Nonfiction television programs
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Neil McDonald; Sarah Barclay; Clara Glynn; Bill McLeod; Richard Downes; Paul McGuigan; Detlef Siebert; Steven Clarke; Neil Oliver; Paul Leonard-Morgan; Ann de Renais; Neville Kidd; Dan Snow; BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra.; British Broadcasting Corporation.; Open University.; BBC Scotland.; BBC Northern Ireland.; Warner Home Video (Firm); BBC Worldwide Ltd.
ISBN: 1419888684 9781419888687
OCLC Number: 654076502
Language Note: Subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Notes: Subtitle from container.
Originally broadcast on BBC in 2008.
Bonus features: A 24-page booklet containing historical facts and striking images of Scottish landmarks.
Credits: Music composed and conducted by Paul Leonard-Morgan ; performed by BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra ; vocalist, Ann De Renais ; director of photography, Neville Kidd ; production designer, Ewen Duncan ; costume designer, Graham Hunter.
How the Celts saved Britain: presented by Dan Snow ; original music, Tom Howe ; design, Tom Cochrane ; costume, Maggie Donnelly ; camera, Donal Hamilton, Peter Jones ; film editor, Cathy Whitla.
Performer(s): Presented by Neil Oliver.
Description: 5 videodiscs (approximately 582 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (24 pages)
Details: DVD, region 1, NTSC, widescreen; Dolby Digital stereo.; 2xDVD9, 3xDVD5; MCPS.
Contents: Disc 1. Episode 1: The last of the free --
Episodes 2: Hammers of the Scots --
Episode 3: Bishop makes Kings. Disc 2. Episode 4: Language is power --
Episode 5: Project Britain. Disc 3. Episode 6: God's chosen people --
Episode 7: Let's pretend --
Episode 8: The price of progress. Disc 4. Episode 9: This land is our land --
Episode 10 : Project Scotland. Disc 5. How the Celts saved Britain / executive producers, Paul McGuigan, Detlef Siebert ; produced and directed by Steven Clarke ; BBC Northern Ireland. Episode 1: A new civilization --
Episode 2: Salvation.
Other Titles: History of Scotland (Television program)
Responsibility: British Broadcasting Corporation ; executive producer, Neil McDonald ; producer/director, Sarah Barclay, Clara Glynn, Bill McLeod [and others] ; series producer, Richard Downes ; the Open University ; BBC Scotland.

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A compelling and comprehensive series that charts the birth and growth of the Scottish nation. Each of the ten thought-provoking episodes brings a fresh perspective to Scotland's past and challenges many of the perceived notions of Scottish history. With stunning, award-winning cinematography and mesmerizing narrative, the series tells of battles and allegiances, political intrigue, and religious conflict. Includes a booklet.

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