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The Resource The story of math, written by Marcus du Sautoy ; directed and produced by Karen McGann, Robin Dashwood, and David Berry ; series producer, Kim Duke ; a co-production of the BBC and The Open University, (videorecording)

The story of math, written by Marcus du Sautoy ; directed and produced by Karen McGann, Robin Dashwood, and David Berry ; series producer, Kim Duke ; a co-production of the BBC and The Open University, (videorecording)

Label
The story of math
Title
The story of math
Statement of responsibility
written by Marcus du Sautoy ; directed and produced by Karen McGann, Robin Dashwood, and David Berry ; series producer, Kim Duke ; a co-production of the BBC and The Open University
Title variation
Story of maths
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
In this landmark series of films, University of Oxford Professor Marcus du Sautoy escorts viewers through the history of this most important of all intellectual disciplines. In a journey that takes him through the ages and around the world, he examines the development of key mathematical ideas and shows how, in a multitude of surprising ways, mathematical ideas underpin the science, technology, and culture that shape our world
Related
Cataloging source
BKX
Characteristic
videorecording
Dewey number
510/.9
Language note
Subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing
PerformerNote
Presented by Marcus du Sautoy
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Du Sautoy, Marcus
  • McGann, Karen
  • Dashwood, Robin
  • Berry, David
  • Duke, Kim
  • Athena (Firm)
  • British Broadcasting Corporation
  • Open University
Runtime
232
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Mathematics
Technique
live action
Label
The story of math, written by Marcus du Sautoy ; directed and produced by Karen McGann, Robin Dashwood, and David Berry ; series producer, Kim Duke ; a co-production of the BBC and The Open University, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Originally produced for television in 2008
  • Includes bonus documentary: The music of the primes
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Contents
disc 1. Episode 1: The language of the universe ; Episode 2: The genius of the East -- disc 2. Episode 3: The frontiers of space ; Episode 4: To infinity and beyond -- bonus disc. The music of the primes (2005) / written by Marcus du Sautoy ; directed and produced by Robin Dashwood
Control code
ocn551173256
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
3 videodiscs (ca. 232 min.)
Isbn
9781598283563
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
054961835690
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
DVD 17325-17327 AMP-8356
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)551173256
System details
DVD; 16x9 widescreen; Dolby digital stereo
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The story of math, written by Marcus du Sautoy ; directed and produced by Karen McGann, Robin Dashwood, and David Berry ; series producer, Kim Duke ; a co-production of the BBC and The Open University, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Originally produced for television in 2008
  • Includes bonus documentary: The music of the primes
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Contents
disc 1. Episode 1: The language of the universe ; Episode 2: The genius of the East -- disc 2. Episode 3: The frontiers of space ; Episode 4: To infinity and beyond -- bonus disc. The music of the primes (2005) / written by Marcus du Sautoy ; directed and produced by Robin Dashwood
Control code
ocn551173256
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
3 videodiscs (ca. 232 min.)
Isbn
9781598283563
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
054961835690
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
DVD 17325-17327 AMP-8356
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)551173256
System details
DVD; 16x9 widescreen; Dolby digital stereo
Video recording format
DVD

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