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The Resource The Western tradition, WGBH, Boston ; in association with the Metropolitan Museum of Art ; executive producer, Fred Barzyk, (videorecording)

The Western tradition, WGBH, Boston ; in association with the Metropolitan Museum of Art ; executive producer, Fred Barzyk, (videorecording)

Label
The Western tradition
Title
The Western tradition
Statement of responsibility
WGBH, Boston ; in association with the Metropolitan Museum of Art ; executive producer, Fred Barzyk
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
A television college course which explores the cultural and philosophical movements that have influenced the Western world from ancient times to the present
Cataloging source
WSU
Characteristic
videorecording
PerformerNote
Lecturer, Eugen Weber
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1925-2007
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Weber, Eugen
  • WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.)
  • Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.)
  • Annenberg/CPB Project
Runtime
0
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Civilization, Western
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
The Western tradition, WGBH, Boston ; in association with the Metropolitan Museum of Art ; executive producer, Fred Barzyk, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
52 half-hour programs scheduled for weekly broadcasts on PBS stations beginning September 1989
Color
multicolored
Contents
  • v. 1. sec. 1. The dawn of history. sec. 2. The ancient Egyptians -- v. 2. sec. 3. Mesopotamia. sec. 4. From bronze to iron -- v. 3. sec. 5. The rise of Greek civilization. sec. 6. Greek thought -- v. 4. sec. 7. Alexander the Great. sec. 8. The Hellenistic age -- v. 5. sec. 9. The rise of Rome. sec. 10. The Roman empire -- v. 6. sec. 11. Early christianity. sec. 12. The rise of the church -- v. 7. sec. 13. The decline of Rome. sec 14. The fall of Rome -- v. 8. sec. 15. The Byzantine empire. sec. 16. The fall of Byzantium -- v. 9. sec. 17. The dark ages. sec. 18. The age of Charlemagne -- v. 10. sec. 19. The middle ages. sec. 20. The feudal order -- v. 11. sec. 21. Common life in the middle ages. sec. 22. Cities and cathedrals -- v. 12. sec. 23. The late middle ages. sec. 24. National monarchies -- v. 13. sec. 25. The Renaissance and the age of discovery. sec. 26. The Renaissance and the new world -- v. 14. sec. 27. The reformation. sec. 28. Rise of the middle class -- v. 15. sec. 29. The wars of religion. sec. 30. The rise of trading cities -- v. 16. sec. 31. The age of absolutism. sec. 32. Absolutism and the social contract
  • v. 17. sec. 33. The enlightened despots. sec. 34. The enlightenment -- v. 18. sec. 35. The enlightenment and society. sec. 36. The modern philosophers -- v. 19. sec. 37. The American revolution. sec. 38. The American republic -- v. 20. sec. 39. The death of the old regime. sec. 40. The French revolution -- v. 21. sec. 41. The industrial revolution. sec. 42. The industrial world -- v. 22. sec. 43. Revolution and the romantics. sec. 44. The age of the nation-states -- v. 23. sec. 45. A new public. sec. 46. Fin de siecle -- v. 24. sec. 47. The first world war and the rise of fascism. sec. 48. The second world war -- v. 25. sec. 49. The cold war. sec. 50. Europe and the third world -- v. 26. sec. 51. The technological revolution. sec. 52. Toward the future
Control code
ocm19979241
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Extent
26 videocassettes (1560 min.)
Isbn
9781559460064
Medium for sound
videotape
Other physical details
sd., col.
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videocassette
System control number
(Sirsi) 160073
System details
VHS
Video recording format
VHS (1/2 in., videocassette)
Label
The Western tradition, WGBH, Boston ; in association with the Metropolitan Museum of Art ; executive producer, Fred Barzyk, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
52 half-hour programs scheduled for weekly broadcasts on PBS stations beginning September 1989
Color
multicolored
Contents
  • v. 1. sec. 1. The dawn of history. sec. 2. The ancient Egyptians -- v. 2. sec. 3. Mesopotamia. sec. 4. From bronze to iron -- v. 3. sec. 5. The rise of Greek civilization. sec. 6. Greek thought -- v. 4. sec. 7. Alexander the Great. sec. 8. The Hellenistic age -- v. 5. sec. 9. The rise of Rome. sec. 10. The Roman empire -- v. 6. sec. 11. Early christianity. sec. 12. The rise of the church -- v. 7. sec. 13. The decline of Rome. sec 14. The fall of Rome -- v. 8. sec. 15. The Byzantine empire. sec. 16. The fall of Byzantium -- v. 9. sec. 17. The dark ages. sec. 18. The age of Charlemagne -- v. 10. sec. 19. The middle ages. sec. 20. The feudal order -- v. 11. sec. 21. Common life in the middle ages. sec. 22. Cities and cathedrals -- v. 12. sec. 23. The late middle ages. sec. 24. National monarchies -- v. 13. sec. 25. The Renaissance and the age of discovery. sec. 26. The Renaissance and the new world -- v. 14. sec. 27. The reformation. sec. 28. Rise of the middle class -- v. 15. sec. 29. The wars of religion. sec. 30. The rise of trading cities -- v. 16. sec. 31. The age of absolutism. sec. 32. Absolutism and the social contract
  • v. 17. sec. 33. The enlightened despots. sec. 34. The enlightenment -- v. 18. sec. 35. The enlightenment and society. sec. 36. The modern philosophers -- v. 19. sec. 37. The American revolution. sec. 38. The American republic -- v. 20. sec. 39. The death of the old regime. sec. 40. The French revolution -- v. 21. sec. 41. The industrial revolution. sec. 42. The industrial world -- v. 22. sec. 43. Revolution and the romantics. sec. 44. The age of the nation-states -- v. 23. sec. 45. A new public. sec. 46. Fin de siecle -- v. 24. sec. 47. The first world war and the rise of fascism. sec. 48. The second world war -- v. 25. sec. 49. The cold war. sec. 50. Europe and the third world -- v. 26. sec. 51. The technological revolution. sec. 52. Toward the future
Control code
ocm19979241
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Extent
26 videocassettes (1560 min.)
Isbn
9781559460064
Medium for sound
videotape
Other physical details
sd., col.
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videocassette
System control number
(Sirsi) 160073
System details
VHS
Video recording format
VHS (1/2 in., videocassette)

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