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Civilizations /
a Nutopia production for BBC and PBS ; written & presented by Mary Beard (episodes 2, 3), David Olusoga (episodes 4, 8), Simon Schama (episodes 1, 5, 6, 7, 9) ; additional writing by Shaun Trevisick ; produced & directed by Ashley Gething, Matthew Hill, Ian Leese, Tim Niel ; series producers, Melanie Fall, Shaun Trevisick.
edition
Widescreen.
imprint
[Arlington, Virginia] : PBS, [2018]
description
3 videodiscs (approximately 8 hr.) : DVD video, sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
ISBN
1531704867, 9781531704865
format(s)
DVD
Holdings
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imprint
[Arlington, Virginia] : PBS, [2018]
isbn
1531704867
9781531704865
standard identifier
00841887036597
841887036597
publisher #
CIVI600
contents note
disc 1. The second moment of creation ; How do we look? ; God and art -- disc 2. Encounters ; Renaissances ; Paradise on earth -- Disc 3. Color and light ; The cult of progress ; What is art good for?
credits note
Original music by Tandis Jenhudson.
general note
"SDH (subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing) are a function of the disc and serve the same purpose as closed captions."
Title from title frame.
performer
Narrator, Liev Schreiber.
abstract
Inspired by Kenneth Clark's highly acclaimed mini-series "Civilisation", "Civilizations" surveys the history of art, from antiquity to the present, emphasizing the role art and the creative imagination have played in the creation of culture and civilization.
language note
In English with optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing (SDH).
catalogue key
12018429
target audience
Rating: TVPG.
technical details
DVD; region 1, NTSC; widescreen (16x9); stereo.

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