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War and Civilization [videorecording]

a Worldview Pictures production for The Learning Channel in association with La Cinquieme Worldview Pictures ; directors, Stephen Trombley and Tony Bulley
Format
Video; DVD
Summary
This 8-part series takes an in-depth look at the history of warfare. Shot on location around the world, each episode examines various developments in the evolution of armed conflict--from technological breakthroughs to tactical innovations--while simultaneously exploring how and why the major military campaigns of the past 3,000 years were fought.
Director
Stephen Trombley; Tony Bulley
Performers
Narrator, Walter Cronkite.
Release Date
1998
Run Time
416 min.
Language
English
Notes
  • Title from container.
  • Videodisc release of a 1998 television broadcast.
  • Contains all 8 episodes from the television mini-series.
Related Title
War and civilization (Television program)
Edition
Full screen
Contents
  • Disc 1: Episode 1: First blood: Greek Phalanx warfare ; Alexander the Great
  • Episode 2: Empires and armies: The Roman and Chinese Empires
  • Episode 3: Horse warriors: Attila the Hun ; Genghis Khan ; Samurai warriors. Disc 2: Episode 4: Gunpowder: The Fall of Constantinople and the Aztec Empire
  • Episode 5: Revolution: The Seven Years War ; American and French Revolutions
  • Episode 6: Blood and iron: Rapid-fire weapons ; Crimean War ; The Civil War. Disc 3: Episode 7: War machines: Russo-Japanese War ; World War II
  • Episode 8: The price of war: The Cold War ; Nationalism ; Genocide.
ISBN
1417229977, 9781417229970
Credits
For Worldview Pictures Production: executive producer, Stephen Trombley ; production manager, Jane Smith ; For The Learning Channel: executive producer, Sandra Gregory ; production manager, Tom Ingold.
Published
Port Washington, NY : KOCH Vision : Distributed by KOCH Entertainment, c2007.
Publisher no.
KOC-DV-6473 KOCH Vision
Description
3 videodiscs (416 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
DVD, region 1, full screen (4:3, letterbox) presentation; Dolby Digital, NTSC.
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