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Mystery of Easter Island

Author: Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.); National Geographic Television & Film.; Committee Films.
Publisher: [United States] : PBS, [2013] ©2012
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Easter Island has mystified the world ever since the first Europeans arrived in 1722. How and why did the ancient islanders build and move nearly 900 giant statues, and how did they transform a presumed paradise into a treeless wasteland, bringing ruin upon their island and themselves? Nova explores controversial recent claims that challenge decades of previous thinking about the islanders.
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Genre/Form: Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Nonfiction television programs
Documentary television programs
Historical television programs
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.); National Geographic Television & Film.; Committee Films.
ISBN: 9781608837755 1608837750
OCLC Number: 820375658
Language Note: Subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Performer(s): Narrator: Lance Lewman.
Event notes: Originally broadcast by PBS Nov. 7, 2012.
Description: 1 videodisc (60 min.) : DVD video, sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, NTSC, region 1, widescreen presentation; stereo.
Other Titles: Nova (Television program)
Responsibility: a production of Nova and National Geographic Television in association with Committee Films.

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Easter Island has mystified the world ever since the first Europeans arrived in 1722. How and why did the ancient islanders build and move nearly 900 giant statues, and how did they transform a presumed paradise into a treeless wasteland, bringing ruin upon their island and themselves? Nova explores controversial recent claims that challenge decades of previous thinking about the islanders.

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