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The ascent of man [videorecording] :

Bronowski, Jacob, 1908-1974 (Added Author).
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Available copies

  • 5 of 5 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 5 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Schricker Main Library 501 ASC DISC 1 (Text) 30032001617577 DVD NON-FICTION Available -
Schricker Main Library 501 ASC DISC 2 (Text) 30032001617619 DVD NON-FICTION Available -
Schricker Main Library 501 ASC DISC 3 (Text) 30032001617585 DVD NON-FICTION Available -
Schricker Main Library 501 ASC DISC 4 (Text) 30032001617569 DVD NON-FICTION Available -
Schricker Main Library 501 ASC DISC 5 (Text) 30032001617551 DVD NON-FICTION Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 5 videodiscs (676 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Ambrose Video, 2006, c1974.

Content descriptions

General Note: Documentary.
Digitally remastered videodisc release of the 1974 television series.
"A co-production of the BBC and Time-Life Films"--Container.
Formatted Contents Note: [Disc 1] v. 1. Lower than the angels ; v. 2. Harvest of the seasons -- [disc 2] v. 3. The hidden structure ; v. 4. Music of the spheres ; v. 5. Starry messenger -- [disc 3] v. 6. Majestic clockwork ; v. 7. Drive for power ; v. 8. Ladder of creation -- [disc 4] v. 9. Grain in the stone ; v. 10. World within world ; v. 11. Knowledge or certainty -- [disc 5] v. 12. Generation upon generation ; v. 13. Long childhood.
Creation/Production Credits Note: Written and narrated by Jacob Bronowski ; directors, Adrian Malone (v. 1-2, 4-7), Mick Jackson (v. 3, 11), Dick Gilling (v. 9-10,12-13), David John Kennard (v. 8) ; photography, John Else, Nat Crosby, John McGlashan ; editors, Paul Carter ... [et al.].
Summary, etc.: A massive survey of science from flint tools to the theory of relativity. It was made as a science counterpart to Sir Kenneth Clark's series Civilisation, with Jacob Bronowski presenting his own view of science and mankind.
System Details Note: DVD.
Subject: Science > Philosophy.
Science > History.
Civilization.
Human beings.

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