skip to content
The Western tradition. / Programs 31-32 Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

The Western tradition. / Programs 31-32

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
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
Program 31. 17th century Europe is characterized by the crown rulers controlling all powers of state. The desire for civil peace contributes to the crown's ability to enforce the "divine right of kings". Program 32. Two patterns of absolutism, the French and the English, are followed by all Europe. France strives to control by avoiding all change, while England turns to merchantilism and a strong national economy.  Read more...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: History
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.
OCLC Number: 20646637
Notes: Title on container and cassette: Absolutism and social contract.
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 31: The age of absolutism (27:00) --
Program 32: Absolutism and the social contract (27:48).
Other Titles: Absolutism and social contract
Age of absolutism
Absolutism and the social contract
Responsibility: produced by WGBH/Boston in association with the Metropolitan Museum of Art ; executive producer, Fred Barzyk.

Abstract:

Program 31. 17th century Europe is characterized by the crown rulers controlling all powers of state. The desire for civil peace contributes to the crown's ability to enforce the "divine right of kings". Program 32. Two patterns of absolutism, the French and the English, are followed by all Europe. France strives to control by avoiding all change, while England turns to merchantilism and a strong national economy. Arguments begin about the consent of the governed.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/20646637> # The Western tradition. Programs 31-32
    a bgn:VHS, schema:CreativeWork, schema:Movie ;
    library:oclcnum "20646637" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/cau> ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/22781385#Place/santa_barbara_ca> ; # Santa Barbara, CA
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/863073> ; # Civilization, Modern
    schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85026470> ; # Civilization, Modern--17th century
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/940.2/> ;
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1245064> ; # Europe.
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/863138> ; # Civilization, Western
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/22781385#Place/europe> ; # Europe
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/22781385#Event/1600_1699> ; # 1600 - 1699
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/891415> ; # Despotism
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1122410> ; # Social contract
    schema:alternateName "Absolutism and social contract" ;
    schema:alternateName "Age of absolutism" ;
    schema:alternateName "Absolutism and the social contract" ;
    schema:contributor <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/22781385#Person/barzyk_fred> ; # Fred Barzyk
    schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/108390144> ; # Eugen Joseph Weber
    schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/130393967> ; # WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.)
    schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/157628324> ; # Annenberg/CPB Project.
    schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/126238294> ; # Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.)
    schema:datePublished "1989" ;
    schema:description "Program 31. 17th century Europe is characterized by the crown rulers controlling all powers of state. The desire for civil peace contributes to the crown's ability to enforce the "divine right of kings". Program 32. Two patterns of absolutism, the French and the English, are followed by all Europe. France strives to control by avoiding all change, while England turns to merchantilism and a strong national economy. Arguments begin about the consent of the governed."@en ;
    schema:description "Program 31: The age of absolutism (27:00) -- Program 32: Absolutism and the social contract (27:48)."@en ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/22781385> ;
    schema:genre "History"@en ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:name "The Western tradition. Programs 31-32"@en ;
    schema:productID "20646637" ;
    schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/20646637#PublicationEvent/santa_barbara_ca_annenberg_cpb_project_1989> ;
    schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/22781385#Agent/annenberg_cpb_project> ; # Annenberg/CPB Project
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/20646637> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/22781385#Agent/annenberg_cpb_project> # Annenberg/CPB Project
    a bgn:Agent ;
    schema:name "Annenberg/CPB Project" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/22781385#Person/barzyk_fred> # Fred Barzyk
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Barzyk" ;
    schema:givenName "Fred" ;
    schema:name "Fred Barzyk" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/22781385#Place/santa_barbara_ca> # Santa Barbara, CA
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "Santa Barbara, CA" ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85026470> # Civilization, Modern--17th century
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Civilization, Modern--17th century"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1122410> # Social contract
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Social contract"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1245064> # Europe.
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "Europe." ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/863073> # Civilization, Modern
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Civilization, Modern"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/863138> # Civilization, Western
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Civilization, Western"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/891415> # Despotism
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Despotism"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/108390144> # Eugen Joseph Weber
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1925" ;
    schema:familyName "Weber" ;
    schema:givenName "Eugen Joseph" ;
    schema:name "Eugen Joseph Weber" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/126238294> # Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.)
    a schema:Organization ;
    schema:name "Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.)" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/130393967> # WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.)
    a schema:Organization ;
    schema:name "WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.)" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/157628324> # Annenberg/CPB Project.
    a schema:Organization ;
    schema:name "Annenberg/CPB Project." ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.