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The Western tradition. / Programs 49-50

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 49. End of World War II saw the creation of the United Nations, and trying to establish a balance of power between the greater and weaker powers. Explores the events that saw the formation of NATO, Warsaw, and the Marshall plan. Studies the shifts in power. Program 50. Discusses the non-industrial countries, which are the dissolution of the European colonial empire. Covers the influence of the Western  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.
OCLC Number: 20676006
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 (54 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Contents: Program 49: The cold war (27:00) --
Program 50: Europe and the third world (27:00).
Other Titles: Cold war
Europe and the third world
Responsibility: produced by WGBH/Boston in association with the Metropolitan Museum of Art ; executive producer, Fred Barzyk.

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Program 49. End of World War II saw the creation of the United Nations, and trying to establish a balance of power between the greater and weaker powers. Explores the events that saw the formation of NATO, Warsaw, and the Marshall plan. Studies the shifts in power. Program 50. Discusses the non-industrial countries, which are the dissolution of the European colonial empire. Covers the influence of the Western nations on these countries, and the problems that affect them.

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