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The Western tradition. / Programs 51-52

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 51. Reviews the way technology has changed the 20th century world effecting not only the material situation of everyday life but also the values used to judge everyday conduct. Program 52. Continues the review of technological and scientific advances. This final unit focuses on the impact curiosity and ambition may have on the future of Western civilization.
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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.
ISBN: 1559460067 9781559460064
OCLC Number: 20646778
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
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 (56 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Contents: Program 51: The technological Revolution (27:00) --
Program 52: Toward the future (29:00).
Other Titles: Technological Revolution
Toward the future
Responsibility: produced by WGBH/Boston in association with the Metropolitan Museum of Art ; executive producer, Fred Barzyk.

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Program 51. Reviews the way technology has changed the 20th century world effecting not only the material situation of everyday life but also the values used to judge everyday conduct. Program 52. Continues the review of technological and scientific advances. This final unit focuses on the impact curiosity and ambition may have on the future of Western civilization.

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