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The Smile of reason

Author: British Broadcasting Corporation.
Publisher: New York : Time-Life Multimedia, 1971.
Series: Civilisation series, no. 10.
Edition/Format:   Video : Videocassette : U-matic   Visual material : English
Database:WorldCat
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Surveys the development of Western civilization during the 18th century as show in the art and sculpture of Van Loo, David, De Troy, and Houdon. Points out the growth of humanitarianism and the prevailing belief that mankind would advance by conquering ignorance through reason and moderation.
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Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: British Broadcasting Corporation.
OCLC Number: 5889035
Notes: Title from data sheet.
U standard.
Also issued as 1/2 in. Beta cassette.
Issued in 1970 as motion picture.
Credits: Writer and narrator, Kenneth Clark.
Description: 1 videocassette, 52 min. : sound, color ; 3/4 in. + discussion guide.
Series Title: Civilisation series, no. 10.
Responsibility: British Broadcasting Corporation.

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Surveys the development of Western civilization during the 18th century as show in the art and sculpture of Van Loo, David, De Troy, and Houdon. Points out the growth of humanitarianism and the prevailing belief that mankind would advance by conquering ignorance through reason and moderation.

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