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The Western tradition. / Programs 41-42

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 41. Covers the industrial revolution in Europe, and how it affected the people. Addresses specifically the availability of products to a level where 'ordinary' people could purchase goods, and enjoy benefits of improved communication and transportation. Program 42. Discusses the growth of the modern city during the industrial revolution. Explores the development of the department stores and the accessibility  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: 20675879
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 (54 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Contents: Program 41: The industrial revolution (28:00) --
Program 42: The industrial world (26:00).
Other Titles: Industrial revolution
Industrial world
Responsibility: produced by WGBH/Boston in association with the Metropolitan Museum of Art ; executive producer, Fred Barzyk.

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Program 41. Covers the industrial revolution in Europe, and how it affected the people. Addresses specifically the availability of products to a level where 'ordinary' people could purchase goods, and enjoy benefits of improved communication and transportation. Program 42. Discusses the growth of the modern city during the industrial revolution. Explores the development of the department stores and the accessibility of goods by large numbers of people. Also explores the negative effects of this period.

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