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Civilisation a personal view by Lord Clark [electronic resource] : The complete series / BBC TV ; produced by Michael Gill and Peter Montagnon ; written by Lord Clark ; directed by Michael Gill, Peter Montagnon, Ann Turner.

Video/Projected medium
New York : British Broadcasting Corporation America ; Burbank, CA : Distributed by Warner Home Video, [2006]
1 online resource (670 min.)
World history in video
Summary note:
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.
  • Bonus features: Sir David Attenborough remembers the making of Civilisation; Photo gallery of behind-the-scenes stills.
  • Originally broadcast on television Feb. 23-May 18, 1969.
Reproduction note:
Electronic reproduction. Alexandria, VA : Alexander Street Press, 2010. (World history in video). Available via World Wide Web.
The skin of our teeth (53 min.) -- The great thaw (51 min.) -- Romance and reality (54 min.) -- Man : the measure of all things (54 min.) -- The hero as artist (49 min.) -- Protest and communication -- Grandeur and obedience (52 min.) -- The light of experience (52 min.) -- The pursuit of happiness (52 min.) -- The smile of reason (53 min.) -- The worship of nature (51 min.) -- The fallacies of hope (51 min.) -- Heroic materialism (54 min.).
Other title(s):
  • Civilisation
  • Civilization
  • Civilisation (Television program)
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Other views:
Staff view