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The Promised land

Author: Robert HughesWard Alan MingeDavid Hackett FischerWilliam N HosleyFrederick S WeiserAll authors
Publisher: [Alexandria, VA] : PBS Home Video, [1997]
Series: American visions, 2.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An eight part series presenting American history through its visual art, painting, sculpture, architecture and monuments. In this second segment early settlers in the "Promised land" strive to carve out an identity in a virgin land while in the West, Spanish missions use art to convert the natives. In the East, plain Protestant settlers are suspicious of art's pleasures while in Virginia, an exiled aristocracy,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Video recordings for the hearing impaired
History
Videocassettes
Named Person: Edward Hicks; Edward Hicks
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Hughes; Ward Alan Minge; David Hackett Fischer; William N Hosley; Frederick S Weiser; Frances Carr; Arnold S Hadd; Planet 24 (Firm); British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service.; Time Warner, Inc.; WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.); PBS Home Video.
ISBN: 0780618130 9780780618138
OCLC Number: 37448692
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Originally produced in 1966 for PBS.
Closed-captioned.
Credits: Producer/director, James Kent ; executive producer, Nicholas Rossiter ; photography, Dave Bennett ; film editor, Colin Minchin ; music, David Ferguson.
Performer(s): Robert Hughes (art critic), Ward Alan Minge, David Hackett Fischer, Bill Hosley, Fred Weiser, Frances Carr, Arnold Hadd.
Description: 1 videocassette (58 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Series Title: American visions, 2.
Other Titles: American visions.
Responsibility: written & presented by Robert Hughes ; a Planet 24 production in association with BBC Television ; a Time Inc.-BBC co-production ; produced in association with Thirteen/WNET.

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An eight part series presenting American history through its visual art, painting, sculpture, architecture and monuments. In this second segment early settlers in the "Promised land" strive to carve out an identity in a virgin land while in the West, Spanish missions use art to convert the natives. In the East, plain Protestant settlers are suspicious of art's pleasures while in Virginia, an exiled aristocracy, strives to recreate its ideal of England.

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