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The Western tradition. / Programs 37-38

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 37. Explores the naming of America, and the settlement of the colonies. Discusses the first settlements, and how the colonies were in the European tradition, reflecting the ages of humanism and creativity. Covers the roots of the American Revolution. Program 38. Discusses the attitudes following the revolution. Explores the two opposing attitudes, those favoring a central government, and those favoring  Read more...
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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: 20661264
Notes: 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 37: The American revolution (28:00) --
Program 38: The American republic (27:00).
Other Titles: American revolution
American republic
Responsibility: produced by WGBH/Boston in association with the Metropolitan Museum of Art ; executive producer, Fred Barzyk.

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Program 37. Explores the naming of America, and the settlement of the colonies. Discusses the first settlements, and how the colonies were in the European tradition, reflecting the ages of humanism and creativity. Covers the roots of the American Revolution. Program 38. Discusses the attitudes following the revolution. Explores the two opposing attitudes, those favoring a central government, and those favoring separate states rights. How these different views affected the nation, and the growth that came from the conflict.

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