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Roman city

Author: David Macaulay; Unicorn Projects, Inc.; PBS Video.
Publisher: Atlanta, GA : Turner Home Entertainment ; [Alexandria, Va.] : PBS Home Video, ©1995.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape : Partial animation : Juvenile audience   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Shows how the Romans planned and constructed their cities for the people who lived within them and used these cities to link their vast empire into a commercial and political unit. Live-action segments visit historical sites and reveal how these structures were built and used. Animated segments tell the story of the construction and conflicts of a fictional Roman city in the newly conquered territory of Gaul.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Documentary television programs
Nonfiction television programs
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Animation
Adaptation
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience, Partial animation, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: David Macaulay; Unicorn Projects, Inc.; PBS Video.
ISBN: 0780611357 : 9780780611351
OCLC Number: 33937181
Language Note: Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
Notes: Title from cassette label.
Based on the book: City / David Macaulay.
Originally produced for television in 1994.
Credits: Cinematography, Mike Fox ; editor, Milton Spencer ; animation, Bob Kurtz [and others] ; voices, Derek Jacobi, Ian McKellen, Brian Blessed, John Sessions ; music, Richard Einhorn.
Performer(s): Presenter: David Macaulay.
Description: 1 videocassette (approximately 60 min.) : sd., color ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS; stereo.
Responsibility: Unicorn Projects, Inc.

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Shows how the Romans planned and constructed their cities for the people who lived within them and used these cities to link their vast empire into a commercial and political unit. Live-action segments visit historical sites and reveal how these structures were built and used. Animated segments tell the story of the construction and conflicts of a fictional Roman city in the newly conquered territory of Gaul.

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