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The Western tradition. / Programs 25-26

Author: Fred Barzyk; Eugen Joseph Weber; WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.); Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.); Annenberg/CPB Project.
Publisher: Santa Barbara, CA : Annenberg/CPB Project, 1989.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Program 25. Discusses the Renaissance, and the changing moods. The view of the people focused on the glorification of man, and less to the glory of God. Explores the rise of the humanists, and the revival of antiquity through the classics and their ideals. Program 26. Covers the passion for glory, and the impact of exploration on modern thinking. Explores the attitudes of the explorers as they encountered new  Read more...
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Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Fred Barzyk; Eugen Joseph Weber; WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.); Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.); Annenberg/CPB Project.
ISBN: 1559460067 9781559460064
OCLC Number: 20653047
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Titles on container vary.
Lectures heard on PBS covering the origins of Western civilization. Traces the development in politics, economics, industry, agriculture, art, and philosophy in daily life from Egypt through current day.
Performer(s): Lecturer, Eugen Weber.
Description: 1 videocassette (55 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Contents: Program 25: The Renaissance and the Age of Discovery (27:00) --
Program 26: The Renaissance and the New World (27:44).
Other Titles: Renaissance and the Age of Discovery
Renaissance and the New World
Responsibility: produced by WGBH/Boston in association with the Metropolitan Museum of Art ; executive producer, Fred Barzyk.

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Program 25. Discusses the Renaissance, and the changing moods. The view of the people focused on the glorification of man, and less to the glory of God. Explores the rise of the humanists, and the revival of antiquity through the classics and their ideals. Program 26. Covers the passion for glory, and the impact of exploration on modern thinking. Explores the attitudes of the explorers as they encountered new societies.

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