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Cultural History Of The Western World 2-DVD Set
Cultural History Of The Western World 2-DVD Set


 
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Item #:  D4210
Our Price: $59.99
Region: 1 (US & Canada Only)
Running Time: 300 minutes
Color: Color
UPC: 032031421097
ISBN: 0-7697-8466-6


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This unique series is a comprehensive record of the greatest achievements in the history of western culture.

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The Medieval World
Examines the events of the Crusades, and explores the world of medieval art, including illuminated manuscripts and the Gothic style. Also features a rare look at , and explores the Arthurian Legends, the themes of chivalry as well as the works of Dante, Petrach, Boccaccio and Chaucer.

The Renaissance
Features the major works of Da vinci and Shakespeare. Also includes an overview of The Book of Martyrs and Milton’s Paradise Lost, and includes a look at the Renaissance Christmas music.

The Baroque
Features the art masterpieces of Caracci, Caravaggio, Bernini, Rembrandt, Vermeer, as well as a study of Baroque metaphysical poetry and the works of Donne. Also includes the history of Bonnie Prince Charlie and the music of Vivaldi.

The Age of Reason
Includes the painting of Tiepolo, Gainsborough, Reynolds, David, Copley and the music of Mozart. Also features an overview of the poetry of the Age of Reason, and explores the cultural impact of the American Revolution.

The Age of Revolution
Features the art of Gericault, Delacroix, Goya, Constable, Turner and Friedrich. Also includes the music of Beethoven and Chopin, as well as a review of Romantic poetry.

A New Vision - Impressionism
Explores Impressionist art, featuring the paintings of Manet, Monet, Renoir, Degas, Seurat, Cézanne, Gauguin and Van Gogh. Also examines the music of Brahms, the literature of Charlotte Brontë and war poetry, as well as analyzing the cultural effects of the Suffragettes movement.

This is a 2 DVD set!

 

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The Cultural History of The Western World November 11, 2013
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Great presenters and vivid images that come alive and keep you mesmerized.

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