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St. Petersburg

Author: Infobase,; BBC (Firm)
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : BBC, New York, N.Y. : Distributed by Infobase, [2017] ©2017 2017.
Series: Secret Cities.
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Clipart/images/graphics : English
Publication:Films on Demand.
Summary:
Dr. Janina Ramirez and Alastair Sooke explore St. Petersburg through its dazzling art and architecture. They want to see how art has been used to enhance prestige and power since the founding of the city by Tsar Peter the Great. Surrounded by vast palaces, gilded domes, and imposing Soviet monuments, Janina and Alastair discover a city where art has always taken center stage.
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Genre/Form: History
Internet videos
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Infobase,; BBC (Firm)
OCLC Number: 1035313333
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Originally released by BBC, 2017.
Title from distributor's description
Target Audience: 9 - 12, Academic/AP
Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (52 min., 7 sec.)) : sound, color
Contents: Foundations of St. Petersburg (6:16); Saint Isaac's Cathedral (7:19); Palace Square (3:53); Hermitage Collection (4:02); Fabergé Eggs and Literature (5:25); Contemporary Art and Soviet Pop Culture (5:21); Anna Akhmatova (3:13); Constructivist Architecture (41:06); Metro Station and Historical Monument (4:32); Art in Protest (5:55); Credits: St. Petersburg (0:32);
Series Title: Secret Cities.
Responsibility: BBC.

Abstract:

Dr. Janina Ramirez and Alastair Sooke explore St. Petersburg through its dazzling art and architecture. They want to see how art has been used to enhance prestige and power since the founding of the city by Tsar Peter the Great. Surrounded by vast palaces, gilded domes, and imposing Soviet monuments, Janina and Alastair discover a city where art has always taken center stage.

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