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The Resource An idea takes shape, Produced for PBS by WGBH (Boston) and BBC Television (United Kingdom), NHK (Japan), RAI (Italy), RTP (Portugal), NDR (Germany) and TVE and SEQC (Spain)

An idea takes shape, Produced for PBS by WGBH (Boston) and BBC Television (United Kingdom), NHK (Japan), RAI (Italy), RTP (Portugal), NDR (Germany) and TVE and SEQC (Spain)

Label
An idea takes shape
Title
An idea takes shape
Statement of responsibility
Produced for PBS by WGBH (Boston) and BBC Television (United Kingdom), NHK (Japan), RAI (Italy), RTP (Portugal), NDR (Germany) and TVE and SEQC (Spain)
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This program focuses on the advances in shipbuilding and navigation that made Columbus's voyages possible, examines his motivations and chronicles his long and arduous search for patronage to fund his westward voyage to the Orient
Related
Member of
Cataloging source
INB
Characteristic
videorecording
Runtime
58
Series statement
Columbus and the age of discovery
Technique
live action
Label
An idea takes shape, Produced for PBS by WGBH (Boston) and BBC Television (United Kingdom), NHK (Japan), RAI (Italy), RTP (Portugal), NDR (Germany) and TVE and SEQC (Spain)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Exquisitely photographed, painstakingly researched, this 7-nation co-production chronicles Columbus's extraordinary journey and legacy. The difinitive series commemorating the quincentennial, this video history relives Columbus's daring and dangerous voyages and their momentous repercussions - for both the New World and the Old
  • Funding provided by XEROX and by the National Endowment for the Humanities, Arthur Vining Davis Foundations, George D. Smith Fund, Lowell Institute, Corporation for Public Broadcasting and public television viewers
  • The companion book to Columbus and the Age of Discovery by Zvi Dor-Ner is published by William Morrow & Co
Carrier category
videocassette
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Extent
1 videocassette (58 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Medium for sound
videotape
Other physical details
sd., col.
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videocassette
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn370571207
System details
VHS
Video recording format
VHS (1/2 in., videocassette)
Label
An idea takes shape, Produced for PBS by WGBH (Boston) and BBC Television (United Kingdom), NHK (Japan), RAI (Italy), RTP (Portugal), NDR (Germany) and TVE and SEQC (Spain)
Publication
Note
  • Exquisitely photographed, painstakingly researched, this 7-nation co-production chronicles Columbus's extraordinary journey and legacy. The difinitive series commemorating the quincentennial, this video history relives Columbus's daring and dangerous voyages and their momentous repercussions - for both the New World and the Old
  • Funding provided by XEROX and by the National Endowment for the Humanities, Arthur Vining Davis Foundations, George D. Smith Fund, Lowell Institute, Corporation for Public Broadcasting and public television viewers
  • The companion book to Columbus and the Age of Discovery by Zvi Dor-Ner is published by William Morrow & Co
Carrier category
videocassette
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Extent
1 videocassette (58 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Medium for sound
videotape
Other physical details
sd., col.
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videocassette
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn370571207
System details
VHS
Video recording format
VHS (1/2 in., videocassette)

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