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The Light of experience

Author: Kenneth Clark; British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service.; Films Incorporated.
Publisher: London : BBC-TV ; Chicago : Distributed in the USA by Films Inc., [197-?]
Series: Civilisation, no. 8.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Surveys the development of Western Civilization in the 17th century. Presents the works of leading Dutch painters such as Rembrandt, Frans Hals, Vermeer and Saenredam, and points out that revolutionary changes in thought led to the replacement of the doctrine of divine authority with the positivists' notions of reason, experiment, experience and observation.
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Kenneth Clark; British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service.; Films Incorporated.
OCLC Number: 13416632
Notes: "548-9033."
Originally released as a motion picture in 1970 by Time-Life Films.
Credits: Writer and narrator, Kenneth Clark.
Description: 1 videocassette (VHS) (50 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Series Title: Civilisation, no. 8.
Responsibility: BBC-TV ; written and narrated by Kenneth Clark and directed by Michael Gill ; produced by Michael Gill and Peter Montagnon.

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Surveys the development of Western Civilization in the 17th century. Presents the works of leading Dutch painters such as Rembrandt, Frans Hals, Vermeer and Saenredam, and points out that revolutionary changes in thought led to the replacement of the doctrine of divine authority with the positivists' notions of reason, experiment, experience and observation.

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