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The Resource The War of the world : a new history of the 20th century, by Niall Ferguson ; a production of Blakeway Productions, a Ten Alps Company, for Channel 4 and PBS in association with Thirteen/WNET New York ; directed by Adrian Pennink and Simon Chu, (videorecording)

The War of the world : a new history of the 20th century, by Niall Ferguson ; a production of Blakeway Productions, a Ten Alps Company, for Channel 4 and PBS in association with Thirteen/WNET New York ; directed by Adrian Pennink and Simon Chu, (videorecording)

Label
The War of the world : a new history of the 20th century
Title
The War of the world
Title remainder
a new history of the 20th century
Statement of responsibility
by Niall Ferguson ; a production of Blakeway Productions, a Ten Alps Company, for Channel 4 and PBS in association with Thirteen/WNET New York ; directed by Adrian Pennink and Simon Chu
Title variation
  • New history of the 20th century
  • New history of the twentieth century
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The film considers the unparalleled stretch of violence during the 20th century as a single, unrelenting 'war of the world' that began with Japan's invasion of Russia in 1904 and continued through the Korean War all the way to an ongoing 'Third World's War' -- Container
Cataloging source
GZD
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Directors of photography, Dewald Aukema, Chris Wood, Vaughan Matthews, Ashley Meneely ; editors, Joby Gee, Guy Crossman, Tom Deverell ; music, Jack Ketch, Emma Smith
Dewey number
355.02
Intended audience
E
Language note
Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired
PerformerNote
Host: Niall Ferguson
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Ferguson, Niall
  • Pennink, Adrian
  • Chu, Simon
  • Aukema, Dewald
  • Wood, Chris
  • Matthews, Vaughan
  • Meneely, Ashley
  • Gee, Joby
  • Crossman, Guy
  • Deverell, Tom
  • Tibbetts, John C
  • Smith, Emma
  • Blakeway Productions
  • Ten Alps Company
  • Channel Four (Great Britain)
  • WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.)
  • PBS Home Video
Runtime
180
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • War
  • War
  • World politics
  • Documentary television programs
Technique
live action
Label
The War of the world : a new history of the 20th century, by Niall Ferguson ; a production of Blakeway Productions, a Ten Alps Company, for Channel 4 and PBS in association with Thirteen/WNET New York ; directed by Adrian Pennink and Simon Chu, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally released in 2007
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Contents
The clash of empires -- A tainted victory -- The icebox
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 180 min.)
Isbn
9780793694075
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
841887009089
Other physical details
sd., col. with b&w sequences
Publisher number
WAWO601
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • lbu00091637
  • 634411
System details
DVD ; widescreen presentation
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The War of the world : a new history of the 20th century, by Niall Ferguson ; a production of Blakeway Productions, a Ten Alps Company, for Channel 4 and PBS in association with Thirteen/WNET New York ; directed by Adrian Pennink and Simon Chu, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
Originally released in 2007
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Contents
The clash of empires -- A tainted victory -- The icebox
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 180 min.)
Isbn
9780793694075
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
841887009089
Other physical details
sd., col. with b&w sequences
Publisher number
WAWO601
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • lbu00091637
  • 634411
System details
DVD ; widescreen presentation
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
DVD

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