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The Resource A to Z : How writing changed the world, The first alphabet :, David Sington, author, director ; Laurie Cahalane, Melanie Wallace, Hugh Sington, Martin de la Fouchardiere, producer, (videorecording ;)

A to Z : How writing changed the world, The first alphabet :, David Sington, author, director ; Laurie Cahalane, Melanie Wallace, Hugh Sington, Martin de la Fouchardiere, producer, (videorecording ;)

Label
A to Z : How writing changed the world, The first alphabet :
Title
A to Z
Title remainder
How writing changed the world
Title part
The first alphabet :
Statement of responsibility
David Sington, author, director ; Laurie Cahalane, Melanie Wallace, Hugh Sington, Martin de la Fouchardiere, producer
Title variation
  • First alphabet
  • How writing changed the world
Contributor
Distributor
Narrator
Screenwriter
Television director
Television producer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
  • The First Alphabet: Follow the evolution of the written word, from millennia-old carvings in an Egyptian turquoise mine to modern-day alphabets
  • How Writing Changed the World: The printing press transformed the spread of information, igniting the Industrial Revolution. How did technologies, from pen to paper to printing press, make it all possible?
Member of
Cataloging source
CaOWLBI
Characteristic
videorecording
Dewey number
417/.7
Intended audience
E
Language note
Audio tracks in English, captions in English
LC call number
P211
LC item number
.A86 2020
PerformerNote
Jeanette Robinson, narrator
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Cahalane, Laurie
  • La Fouchardière, Martin de
  • Robinson, Jeanette
  • Sington, David.
  • Sington, Hugh
  • Wallace, Melanie
  • PBS Distribution (Firm)
Runtime
120
Series statement
Nova
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Historical linguistics
  • Writing
  • Alphabet
  • Writing
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
A to Z : How writing changed the world, The first alphabet :, David Sington, author, director ; Laurie Cahalane, Melanie Wallace, Hugh Sington, Martin de la Fouchardiere, producer, (videorecording ;)
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Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Title from disc surface
  • "SDH (subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing) are a function of the disc and serve the same purpose as closed captions"--container
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 inches.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (120 minutes)
Isbn
9781531712662
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
841887044417
Other physical details
sound, colour
Publisher number
NV61923
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • av06144315
  • 936126
System details
DVD ; wide screen presentation ; stereophonic
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
DVD
Label
A to Z : How writing changed the world, The first alphabet :, David Sington, author, director ; Laurie Cahalane, Melanie Wallace, Hugh Sington, Martin de la Fouchardiere, producer, (videorecording ;)
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Title from disc surface
  • "SDH (subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing) are a function of the disc and serve the same purpose as closed captions"--container
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 inches.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (120 minutes)
Isbn
9781531712662
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
841887044417
Other physical details
sound, colour
Publisher number
NV61923
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • av06144315
  • 936126
System details
DVD ; wide screen presentation ; stereophonic
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
DVD

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