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First civilizations

Author: Karen Kelly, (Television director)Robin DashwoodTom CebulaKerry ShaleHelen LindleyAll authors
Publisher: [Arlington, Virginia] : PBS Distribution, [2018]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : English : WidescreenView all editions and formats
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Having lived as mobile foragers for 99 percent of our time on Earth, how and why did humans set out on the road to civilization? How did they create villages, towns, cities and states, and establish the blueprint for the modern world? Explore the seedbed civilizations of Mesoamerica, the Middle East, and the Indus Valley in this global story.
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Genre/Form: Historical television programs
Historical television progrms
Documentary television programs
Nonfiction television programs
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Karen Kelly, (Television director); Robin Dashwood; Tom Cebula; Kerry Shale; Helen Lindley; Lee Sutton; Ben Hilton; Wall to Wall (Firm),; Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.),; PBS Distribution (Firm),
ISBN: 9781531705015 1531705014
OCLC Number: 1033412248
Language Note: In English, with optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing (SDH).
Notes: Wide screen.
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Originally broadcast on television by PBS in 2018.
Credits: Directors of photography, Julius Brighton, Justin Evans ; editors, Helen Lindley, Lee Sutton, Ben Hilton.
Performer(s): Narrator, Kerry Shale.
Target Audience: TV rating: TV-PG.
Description: 2 videodiscs (approximately 220 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; NTSC region 1; widescreen; stereo.
Contents: Disc 1. War ; Religion --
Disc 2. Cities ; Trade.
Responsibility: producers, Robin Dashwood, Tom Cebula ; director, Karen Kelly ; produced by Wall to Wall in associaiton with Arte France and SBS-TV Australia for PBS ; producer & director Robin Dashwood.

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Having lived as mobile foragers for 99 percent of our time on Earth, how and why did humans set out on the road to civilization? How did they create villages, towns, cities and states, and establish the blueprint for the modern world? Explore the seedbed civilizations of Mesoamerica, the Middle East, and the Indus Valley in this global story.

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