The Resource Legacy, the origins of civilization, Disc 2, China, the mandate of heaven ; Egypt, the habit of civilization, Central Independent Television ; produced and directed by Peter Spry-Leverton ; written and presented by Michael Wood, (videorecording)

Legacy, the origins of civilization, Disc 2, China, the mandate of heaven ; Egypt, the habit of civilization, Central Independent Television ; produced and directed by Peter Spry-Leverton ; written and presented by Michael Wood, (videorecording)

Label
Legacy, the origins of civilization, Disc 2, China, the mandate of heaven ; Egypt, the habit of civilization
Title
Legacy, the origins of civilization
Title number
Disc 2
Title part
China, the mandate of heaven ; Egypt, the habit of civilization
Statement of responsibility
Central Independent Television ; produced and directed by Peter Spry-Leverton ; written and presented by Michael Wood
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
  • China, the mandate of heaven: Many breakthroughs on which the modern world is based were discovered in China long ago...iron-casting, gunpowder, even printing. When introduced to Europe, these things changed Western civilization. This episode presents the synthesis of East and West
  • Egypt, the habit of civilization: Ancient Egypt was the first great nation on earth and endured for thousands of years. The god-like Pharaoh ws the rock on which this civilization was built. Ancient traditions come together in the Moslem culture that is the Middle East today
Related
Cataloging source
DPL
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Writer, Michael Wood ; producer/director, Peter Spry-Leverton ; associate producer, Chris Ledger
Language note
English subtitles
PerformerNote
Hosted by Michael Wood
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1948-
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  • Wood, Michael
  • Spry-Leverton, Peter
  • Central Independent Television
  • Ambrose Video Publishing
Runtime
120
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  • Civilization, Ancient
  • China
  • Egypt
Technique
live action
Label
Legacy, the origins of civilization, Disc 2, China, the mandate of heaven ; Egypt, the habit of civilization, Central Independent Television ; produced and directed by Peter Spry-Leverton ; written and presented by Michael Wood, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Color
multicolored
Contents
China: the mandate of heaven -- Egypt: the habit of civilization
Control code
ocm69243988
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (120 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
739815002618
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
DVD 7500
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)69243988
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Legacy, the origins of civilization, Disc 2, China, the mandate of heaven ; Egypt, the habit of civilization, Central Independent Television ; produced and directed by Peter Spry-Leverton ; written and presented by Michael Wood, (videorecording)
Publication
Color
multicolored
Contents
China: the mandate of heaven -- Egypt: the habit of civilization
Control code
ocm69243988
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (120 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
739815002618
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
DVD 7500
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)69243988
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD

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