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  • Published: [S.l.] : Burbank, CA : BBC Video ; Distributed by Warner Home Video, [2006]
  • Year Published: 2006
  • Description: 4 videodiscs (670 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. +
  • Language: English
  • Format: DVD

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  • 1419834681
  • 794051260628

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Civilisation : a personal view by Kenneth Clark

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Call number: DVD 709 Ci

Available Copies: Downtown 1st Floor

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Originally broadcast on television Feb. 23-May 18, 1969.

Release date: Jun. 27, 2006.

Bonus features: Sir David Attenborough remembers the making of Civilisation; photo gallery of behind-the-scenes stills.

skin of our teeth -- great thaw -- Romance and reality -- Man: the measure of all things -- hero as artist -- Protest and communication -- Grandeur and obedience -- light of experience -- pursuit of happiness -- smile of reason -- worship of nature -- fallacies of hope -- Heroic materialism.

Host, Sir Kenneth Clark.

Art historian Sir Kenneth Clark presents an epic examination of Western European culture, defining what he considers to be the crucial phases of its development. This lavish series was hailed as a masterpiece when it was broadcast in 1969.


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