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The Western tradition. / Part II (programs 27-52)

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: 157680707X : 9781576807071
OCLC Number: 55983255
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: 27. Reformation --
28. Rise of the Middle Class --
29. Wars of religion --
30. Rise of trading cities --
31. Age of absolutism --
32. Absolutism and the social contract --
33. Enlightened despots --
34. The Enlightenment. --
35. The Enlightenment and society --
36. Modern philosophers --
37. American revolution --
38. American republic --
39. Death of the Old Regime --
40. French Revolution --
41. Industrial Revolution --
42. Industrial world --
43. Revolution and the Romantics --
44. Age of the Nation-States --
45. A New public --
46. Fin de Siecle --
47. First World War and the rise of facism --
48. Second World War --
49. Cold War --
50. Europe and the Third World --
51. Technological revolution --
52. Toward the future.
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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