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Subjects: Anthropology, History

Grade Level: SrH-Adult
Producer: BBC
Closed Captioned: No
Running Time: 13 x 50 mins.
Country of Origin: Great Britain
Study Guide: No

Copyright Date: 1969
Available in French: No

Join celebrated scholar Lord Kenneth Clark as he travels from the ancient Celtic Hebrides across 80,000 miles and 16 centuries to the skyscrapers of New York City, telling the epic tale of Western art and culture. Filmed on location in 11 countries and 118 museums in Europe and America, this magnificent series highlights humankind's most glorious achievements in architecture, art, philosophy, literature and music. Brilliant cinematography showcases our priceless legacy, from the streamed-lined ship of the Vikings, to the exquisite stained-glass windows of Chartres. You'll understand and appreciate better than ever the extraordinary people who contributed to our civilization, and the enduring truths that inspired them.