'Civilisation' is probably one of the most famous documentary series ever made. Unreleased for many years it has been restored as is now available on DVD for the first time. Presented by distinguished art historian Sir Kenneth Clarke 'Civilisation' became the definitive history of art in the western world and has never been equalled let-alone bettered in the intervening 35 years.from£14.29 | RRP:
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Kenneth Clarke's eloquent and deeply personal documentary series exploring the cultural heritage of the western world, from the collapse of the Roman Empire until the birth of modernism, was groundbreaking television when first broadcast by the BBC in 1969. With its use of exotic locations, and its engaging presenter with his idiosyncratic style, it influenced much of what was to follow. Progressing from the cultural effects of feudalism in medieval Europe to the birth of the Renaissance in fifteenth-century Florence, from revolutionary politics in France after 1789 to the growth of materialism in artistic and scientific discourse, Clarke did not just examine 'art', but wanted to reveal the spiritual and humanistic motives behind its creation. Includes all 13 episodes.
Please note this is a region 2 DVD and will require a region 2 or region free DVD player in order to play Through a consideration of cultural developments this documentary offers a consideration of the factors that have shaped Western civilisation
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