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The Western tradition. / Part I (programs 1-26)

Author: Eugen Weber; Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.); WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.); Annenberg/CPB.
Publisher: South Burlington, VT. : Annenberg/CPB, [2003]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : English
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Two semester telecourse on western civilization built around the classroom lectures of Eugen Weber, author, historian, and professor at UCLA. Weber's lectures survey developments in politics, economics, industry, agriculture, art, philosophy, and daily life from ancient Egypt to our own time.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Eugen Weber; Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.); WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.); Annenberg/CPB.
ISBN: 1576807002 : 9781576807002
OCLC Number: 55983181
Notes: Title from disc label.
Performer(s): Eugen Joseph Weber, lecturer.
Description: 6 videodiscs (780 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Contents: 1. The dawn of history --
2. The ancient Egyptains --
3. Mesopotamia --
4. From bronze to iron --
5. The rise of Greek civilization --
6. Greek thought --
7. Alexander the Great --
8. The Hellenistic Age --
9. The rise of Rome --
10. The Roman Empire --
11. Early Christianity --
12. The rise of the Church --
13. The decline of Rome --
14. The fall of Rome --
15. The Byzantine Empire --
16. The fall of Byzantium --
17. The dark ages --
18. The age of Charlemagne --
19. The middle ages --
20. The feudal order --
21. Common life--Middle Ages --
22. Cities and cathedrals--Middle Ages --
23. The late Middle Ages --
24. The national monarchies --
25. The Renaissance and the age of discovery --
26. The Renaissance and the new world.
Responsibility: WGBH-TV in Association with the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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Two semester telecourse on western civilization built around the classroom lectures of Eugen Weber, author, historian, and professor at UCLA. Weber's lectures survey developments in politics, economics, industry, agriculture, art, philosophy, and daily life from ancient Egypt to our own time.

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