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Title War and civilization / a Worldview Pictures production for The Learning Channel in association with La Cinquieme Worldview Pictures ; directors, Stephen Trombley and Tony Bulley.

Publication Info. Port Washington, NY : KOCH Vision : Distributed by KOCH Entertainment, [2007]


Location Call No. Status
 Glastonbury, Welles-Turner Memorial Library - Adult Department  DVD 355 WAR  DISC 1-3    Check Shelf
Description 3 videodiscs (416 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
System Details DVD, region 1, full screen (4:3, letterbox) presentation; Dolby Digital, NTSC.
Note Title from container.
Performer Narrator, Walter Cronkite.
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.
Note Originally broadcast on television in 1998.
Contains all 8 episodes from the television mini-series.
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.
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.
Note GMD: videorecording.
Subject Military history.
War -- History.
Military art and science -- History.
War and civilization -- History.
Genre/Form Television mini-series.
Documentary television programs.
Documentary -- Television mini-series.
War (Nonfiction) -- Television mini-series.
Added Author Trombley, Stephen.
Bulley, Tony.
Cronkite, Walter.
Worldview Pictures Ltd.
Learning Channel (Firm)
Cinquième (Firm)
KOCH Vision (Firm)
Koch Entertainment (Firm)
Added Title War and civilization (Television program)
ISBN 1417229977
Standard No. 741952647393
Music No. KOC-DV-6473 KOCH Vision
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