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The Resource A history of Britain, written by Simon Schama ; series directors, Martin Davidson ... [et al.] ; a BBC TV production in association with BBC Worldwide America, (videorecording)

A history of Britain, written by Simon Schama ; series directors, Martin Davidson ... [et al.] ; a BBC TV production in association with BBC Worldwide America, (videorecording)

Label
A history of Britain
Title
A history of Britain
Statement of responsibility
written by Simon Schama ; series directors, Martin Davidson ... [et al.] ; a BBC TV production in association with BBC Worldwide America
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
The fifteen-part series explores the vast history of the British Empire from 3000 BC to 1965. Simon Schama's compelling storytelling skills breathe new life into the dramatic stories of lives and moments in Britain's rich and colorful past
Cataloging source
BKX
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Original music, John Harle
Language note
Subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing
PerformerNote
Presented by Simon Schama
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1939-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Schama, Simon
  • Davidson, Martin
  • British Broadcasting Corporation
  • BBC Worldwide Americas, Inc
  • Warner Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
882
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Great Britain
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
A history of Britain, written by Simon Schama ; series directors, Martin Davidson ... [et al.] ; a BBC TV production in association with BBC Worldwide America, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Originally produced for television 2000-2002
  • Special features: Simon Schama's promo message; interview taken from "The rest of history"; Television and the trouble with history; biography of Simon Schama; Tempus fugit, exclusive behind-the-scenes inteview; original score; Simon Schama's John Donne special
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Contents
  • v. 3. 1558-1689.
  • The body of the queen
  • The British wars
  • Revolutions
  • v. 4. 1689-1836.
  • Britannia Incorporated
  • The wrong empire
  • Forces of nature
  • g v. 5. 1837-1965.
  • Victoria & her sisters
  • v. 1. 3000 BC-AD 1216.
  • The empire of good intentions
  • The two Winstons
  • Additional material
  • Beginnings
  • Conquest
  • Dynasty
  • v. 2. 1216-1558.
  • Nations
  • King Death
  • Burning convictions
Control code
ocn655900141
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special ed ; Widescreen version.
Extent
6 videodiscs (ca. 882 min.)
Isbn
9781419888700
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
883929099092
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
WAR1000115699D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)655900141
System details
DVD, region 1, NTSC, widescreen; Dolby Digital stereo.; DVD9
Video recording format
DVD
Label
A history of Britain, written by Simon Schama ; series directors, Martin Davidson ... [et al.] ; a BBC TV production in association with BBC Worldwide America, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Originally produced for television 2000-2002
  • Special features: Simon Schama's promo message; interview taken from "The rest of history"; Television and the trouble with history; biography of Simon Schama; Tempus fugit, exclusive behind-the-scenes inteview; original score; Simon Schama's John Donne special
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Contents
  • v. 3. 1558-1689.
  • The body of the queen
  • The British wars
  • Revolutions
  • v. 4. 1689-1836.
  • Britannia Incorporated
  • The wrong empire
  • Forces of nature
  • g v. 5. 1837-1965.
  • Victoria & her sisters
  • v. 1. 3000 BC-AD 1216.
  • The empire of good intentions
  • The two Winstons
  • Additional material
  • Beginnings
  • Conquest
  • Dynasty
  • v. 2. 1216-1558.
  • Nations
  • King Death
  • Burning convictions
Control code
ocn655900141
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special ed ; Widescreen version.
Extent
6 videodiscs (ca. 882 min.)
Isbn
9781419888700
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
883929099092
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
WAR1000115699D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)655900141
System details
DVD, region 1, NTSC, widescreen; Dolby Digital stereo.; DVD9
Video recording format
DVD

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