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The Western tradition. / Programs 47-48

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 47. Explores the events and leaders which led to the outbreak of World War I. Focuses on European economies, and the depression in Germany which saw the rise of Nazism. Discusses the situations in the various countries. Program 48. Discusses the nationalism and ideology that affected World War II, and new war tactics that were used. Focuses on Hitler's reign, and the holocaust that he ordered.
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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.
OCLC Number: 20676030
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 47: The first world war and the rise of fascism (27:00) --
Program 48: The second world war (27:00).
Other Titles: First world war and rise of fascism
Second world war
Responsibility: produced by WGBH/Boston in association with the Metropolitan Museum of Art ; executive producer, Fred Barzyk.

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Program 47. Explores the events and leaders which led to the outbreak of World War I. Focuses on European economies, and the depression in Germany which saw the rise of Nazism. Discusses the situations in the various countries. Program 48. Discusses the nationalism and ideology that affected World War II, and new war tactics that were used. Focuses on Hitler's reign, and the holocaust that he ordered.

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