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The war of the world : a new history of the 20th century

Author: Niall FergusonAdrian PenninkSimon ChuDewald AukemaChris Wood, cinematographer.All authors
Publisher: [New York] : Distributed by PBS Home Video, [2008]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The film considers the unparalleled stretch of violence during the 20th century as a single, unrelenting 'war of the world' that began with Japan's invasion of Russia in 1904 and continued through the Korean War all the way to an ongoing 'Third World's War'"--Container.
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Genre/Form: Documentary television programs
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
War (Nonfiction)
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Niall Ferguson; Adrian Pennink; Simon Chu; Dewald Aukema; Chris Wood, cinematographer.; Vaughan Matthews; Ashley Meneely; Joby Gee; Guy Crossman; Tom Deverell; John C Tibbetts; Emma Smith, composer.; Blakeway Productions.; Ten Alps Company.; Channel Four (Great Britain); Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.); WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.); PBS Home Video.
ISBN: 0793694078 9780793694075
OCLC Number: 237330541
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Videodisc release of the 2007 production.
Credits: Directors of photography, Dewald Aukema, Chris Wood, Vaughan Matthews, Ashley Meneely ; editors, Joby Gee, Guy Crossman, Tom Deverell ; music, Jack Ketch, Emma Smith.
Performer(s): Host: Niall Ferguson.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: Not rated.
Description: 1 videodisc (180 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, region 1, widescreen (enhanced for 16x9 televisions); stereo., NTSC.
Contents: The clash of empires --
A tainted victory --
The icebox.
Other Titles: New history of the 20th century
New history of the twentieth century
Responsibility: [a production of Blakeway Productions, a Ten Alps Company, for Channel 4 and PBS in association with Thirteen/WNET New York] ; written and hosted by Niall Ferguson ; directors, Adrian Pennink, Simon Chu.

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"The film considers the unparalleled stretch of violence during the 20th century as a single, unrelenting 'war of the world' that began with Japan's invasion of Russia in 1904 and continued through the Korean War all the way to an ongoing 'Third World's War'"--Container.

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