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Queen Victoria's empire

Author: Paul BryersPaul BurgessDonald SutherlandBrook Lapping Productions,Devillier-Donegan Enterprises,All authors
Publisher: Alexandria, VA : PBS Home Video, [2006]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Meet the queen who ruled over one-fifth of humanity and the larger-than-life figures who shaped British imperialism. Uses personal accounts and historical reenactments in Britain, India, and Africa to reveal the frequent clash of personality and culture that would mark Queen Victoria's reign and tells the story of how a small island nation would come to control three-fourths of the world's trade and one-fifth of its  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Television programs
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Biographical television programs
Biography
Documentary television programs
Historical reenactments (Television programs)
History
Nonfiction television programs
Biographical (Nonfiction)
Documentary
Historical
Named Person: Victoria, Queen of Great Britain; Victoria, Queen of Great Britain; Victoria, Queen of Great Britain
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Bryers; Paul Burgess; Donald Sutherland; Brook Lapping Productions,; Devillier-Donegan Enterprises,; Channel Five (Great Britain),; History Channel (Great Britain),; PBS Home Video,
ISBN: 0793691303 9780793691302
OCLC Number: 68045715
Language Note: Closed-captioned in English.
Notes: Originally produced as episodes of the television program Empires in 2000.
Credits: Directors of photography, John Christie, Lee Pulbrook ; composer, Matthew Scott ; editor, Andrew Page.
Performer(s): Narrator, Donald Sutherland.
Target Audience: Not rated.
Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 219 min.) : sound, color and black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, NTSC, region 1, widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital stereo.
Contents: pt. 1. Engines of change --
pt. 2. The moral crusade.
Other Titles: Empires (Television program)
Responsibility: produced by Brook Lapping Productions for PBS and Devillier Donegan Enterprises in association with Channel 5 and the History Channel (UK) ; series written, produced and directed by Paul Bryers ; directed and edited by Paul Burgess.

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Meet the queen who ruled over one-fifth of humanity and the larger-than-life figures who shaped British imperialism. Uses personal accounts and historical reenactments in Britain, India, and Africa to reveal the frequent clash of personality and culture that would mark Queen Victoria's reign and tells the story of how a small island nation would come to control three-fourths of the world's trade and one-fifth of its population in one of the greatest empires the world has known.

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