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The Resource A history of Britain, 2 entertain ; BBC ; History Channel, (DVD)

A history of Britain, 2 entertain ; BBC ; History Channel, (DVD)

Label
A history of Britain
Title
A history of Britain
Statement of responsibility
2 entertain ; BBC ; History Channel
Contributor
Author
Director
Host
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Award-winning historian Simon Schama presents A history of Britain, a 15-part series that brings the stuff of history to life through the dramatic stories of key lives and moments in Britain's rich and colorful past. Familiar names and places - warriors and kings, priests and politicians, battlegrounds, castles and cathedrals - punctuate the stories that make up this series spanning 3000 BC to 1965
Cataloging source
LANGC
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Writer, Simon Schama ; producer, Janet Lee ; directors, Martin Davidson, Liz Hartford, Clare Beavan, Ian Bremner, Paul Tilsey, Tim Kirby, Martina Hall, Mike Beji, Jamie Muir
Dewey number
941
Language note
In English with optional English subtitles
LC call number
DA1
LC item number
.H57 2010
PerformerNote
Host, Simon Schama
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Schama, Simon
  • Lee, Janet
  • Davidson, Martin
  • Hartford, Liz
  • Beavan, Clare
  • Bremner, Ian
  • Tilsey, Paul
  • Kirby, Tim
  • Hall, Martina
  • Beji, Mike
  • Muir, Jamie
  • 2 Entertain (Firm)
  • British Broadcasting Corporation
  • History Channel (Television network)
  • BBC Video (Firm)
  • Warner Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
882
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Great Britain
  • Great Britain
  • Queens
  • Great Britain
  • Church and state
  • Great Britain
  • India
  • Nationalism
  • Black Death
  • Slave trade
  • Television programs
  • Documentary television programs
  • Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Technique
live action
Label
A history of Britain, 2 entertain ; BBC ; History Channel, (DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Title from container
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Contents
  • V. 1.
  • 3000 BC-AD 1216.
  • Beginnings
  • Conquest
  • Dynasty
  • V. 2.
  • 1216 AD-1558 AD.
  • Nations
  • King Death
  • Burning convictions
  • V. 3.
  • 1558 AD-1689 AD.
  • The body of the queen
  • The British wars
  • Revolutions
  • V. 4.
  • 1689 AD-1836 AD.
  • Britannia Incorporated
  • The wrong empire
  • Forces of nature
  • V. 5.
  • 1837 AD-1965 AD.
  • Victoria and her sisters
  • The empire of good intentions
  • The two Winstons
  • Simon Schama's John Donne
  • [V. 6].
  • Special features.
  • Simon Schama's promotional message
  • Interview taken from The rest of history with Mark Lawson
  • Television and the trouble with history
  • Biography
  • Original score
  • Tempus fugit
Control code
ocn795757267
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special ed.
Extent
6 videodiscs (ca. 882 min.)
Isbn
9781419888700
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
883929099092
Other physical details
sd., col. with b&w sequences
Publisher number
  • 3000029132
  • 3000029133
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)795757267
System details
DVD
Terms governing use
Home use only. Licensed for Public Performance at Langara College.
Video recording format
DVD
Label
A history of Britain, 2 entertain ; BBC ; History Channel, (DVD)
Publication
Note
Title from container
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Contents
  • V. 1.
  • 3000 BC-AD 1216.
  • Beginnings
  • Conquest
  • Dynasty
  • V. 2.
  • 1216 AD-1558 AD.
  • Nations
  • King Death
  • Burning convictions
  • V. 3.
  • 1558 AD-1689 AD.
  • The body of the queen
  • The British wars
  • Revolutions
  • V. 4.
  • 1689 AD-1836 AD.
  • Britannia Incorporated
  • The wrong empire
  • Forces of nature
  • V. 5.
  • 1837 AD-1965 AD.
  • Victoria and her sisters
  • The empire of good intentions
  • The two Winstons
  • Simon Schama's John Donne
  • [V. 6].
  • Special features.
  • Simon Schama's promotional message
  • Interview taken from The rest of history with Mark Lawson
  • Television and the trouble with history
  • Biography
  • Original score
  • Tempus fugit
Control code
ocn795757267
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special ed.
Extent
6 videodiscs (ca. 882 min.)
Isbn
9781419888700
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
883929099092
Other physical details
sd., col. with b&w sequences
Publisher number
  • 3000029132
  • 3000029133
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)795757267
System details
DVD
Terms governing use
Home use only. Licensed for Public Performance at Langara College.
Video recording format
DVD

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