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The shape of the world

Author: Rod CairdSimon BerthonLois BianchiPeter SwainCarol StoweAll authors
Publisher: New York : Ambrose Video Pub. : Granada Video, ©1991.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This series tells the history of how the world was mapped. It begins with ancient European, African, Egyptian, and Asian civilizations, and moves through time to modern cartography methods.
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Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Rod Caird; Simon Berthon; Lois Bianchi; Peter Swain; Carol Stowe; Patrick Stewart; Granada Television.; WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.); Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.); International Business Machines Corporation.; Ambrose Video Publishing.; Granada Video (Firm)
OCLC Number: 24172859
Credits: Producer, Lois Bianchi ; director, Carol Stowe.
Performer(s): Narrated by Patrick Stewart.
Description: 6 videocassettes (55 min. each) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Contents: v. 1. Heaven and earth --
v. 2. Secrets of the sea --
v. 3. Staking a claim --
v. 4. Empire! --
v. 5. Pictures of the invisible --
v. 6. The writing on the screen.
Other Titles: Heaven and earth.
Secrets of the sea.
Staking a claim.
Empire!
Pictures of the invisible.
Writing on the screen.
Responsibility: from WNET New York ; IBM ; PBS ; Granada Television ; executive producer, Rod Caird ; producers, Simon Berthon, Lois Bianchi ; directors, Peter Swain, Carol Stowe.

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This series tells the history of how the world was mapped. It begins with ancient European, African, Egyptian, and Asian civilizations, and moves through time to modern cartography methods.

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