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The Resource Understanding the inventions that changed the world, W. Bernard Carlson, (videorecording DVD)

Understanding the inventions that changed the world, W. Bernard Carlson, (videorecording DVD)

Label
Understanding the inventions that changed the world
Title
Understanding the inventions that changed the world
Statement of responsibility
W. Bernard Carlson
Title variation
Inventions that changed the world
Contributor
Publisher
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
History is made not only by kings, queens, presidents, and generals, but equally by inventors and the technological powers they unleash. This course explores the inventions that have changed the world from prehistoric times to the 21st century. Along with recounting famous inventions such as the steam engine, airplane, atomic bomb and computer chip, these lectures explore a number of surprising innovations, including beer, pagodas, indoor plumbing and department stores
Cataloging source
JAI
Characteristic
videorecording
Dewey number
600
Intended audience
Not rated
Language note
In English
LC call number
T15
LC item number
.C37 2013
PerformerNote
Lecturer: Professor W. Bernard Carlson, University of Virginia
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Carlson, W. Bernard
  • Teaching Company
Runtime
http://bibfra.me/vocab/marc/unknown
Series statement
Great courses. History Modern history
Series volume
course no. 1110
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Inventions
  • Civilization
  • Science
Technique
live action
Label
Understanding the inventions that changed the world, W. Bernard Carlson, (videorecording DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Program contains thirty-six lectures; the length of each lecture is: ca. 30 min
  • Lecture notes and program information contained in course guidebook
Accompanying material
1 course guidebook (vi, 265 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm).
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 254-265) in course guidebook
Carrier category
  • videodisc
  • volume
Carrier category code
  • vd
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
  • rdacarrier
  • rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
  • two-dimensional moving image
  • text
Content type code
  • tdi
  • txt
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Disc 1. Great inventions in everyday life ; The Potter's wheel and metallurgy ; Beer, wine, and distilled spirits ; The galley, coins, and the alphabet ; Crossbows east and west ; Roman arches : Aqueducts and the Colosseum -- Disc 2. Waterwheels and clocks ; Pagodas and cathedrals ; Paper and printing ; Gunpowder, cannons, and guns ; Telescopes and microscopes ; The caravel and celestial navigation -- Disc 3. Unlocking the power of coal and iron ; Steam engines and pin making ; Canals and railroads ; Food preservation ; Water and sewer systems ; Battleries and electric generators -- Disc 4. Cameras, telephones and phonographs Electric light and power ; Department stores and modern retailing ; Motion pictures ; Surgery and the operation room ; Steel, glass, and plastics -- Disc 5. The model T ; Aviation : The "Wright" time for flight ; Radio and television ; Nuclear power ; Household applicances ; Electonics and the chip -- Disc 6. Satellites and cell phones ; Personal computing ; Genetic engineering ; The Internet ; Social media and democracy ; Inventions and history
Control code
ocn858623056
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Extent
6 videodiscs (approximately 1080 min.)
Isbn
9781598039870
Media category
  • video
  • unmediated
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
  • n
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • ID1110A-01
  • PB1110A
  • 2013
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)858623056
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Understanding the inventions that changed the world, W. Bernard Carlson, (videorecording DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Program contains thirty-six lectures; the length of each lecture is: ca. 30 min
  • Lecture notes and program information contained in course guidebook
Accompanying material
1 course guidebook (vi, 265 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm).
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 254-265) in course guidebook
Carrier category
  • videodisc
  • volume
Carrier category code
  • vd
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
  • rdacarrier
  • rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
  • two-dimensional moving image
  • text
Content type code
  • tdi
  • txt
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Disc 1. Great inventions in everyday life ; The Potter's wheel and metallurgy ; Beer, wine, and distilled spirits ; The galley, coins, and the alphabet ; Crossbows east and west ; Roman arches : Aqueducts and the Colosseum -- Disc 2. Waterwheels and clocks ; Pagodas and cathedrals ; Paper and printing ; Gunpowder, cannons, and guns ; Telescopes and microscopes ; The caravel and celestial navigation -- Disc 3. Unlocking the power of coal and iron ; Steam engines and pin making ; Canals and railroads ; Food preservation ; Water and sewer systems ; Battleries and electric generators -- Disc 4. Cameras, telephones and phonographs Electric light and power ; Department stores and modern retailing ; Motion pictures ; Surgery and the operation room ; Steel, glass, and plastics -- Disc 5. The model T ; Aviation : The "Wright" time for flight ; Radio and television ; Nuclear power ; Household applicances ; Electonics and the chip -- Disc 6. Satellites and cell phones ; Personal computing ; Genetic engineering ; The Internet ; Social media and democracy ; Inventions and history
Control code
ocn858623056
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Extent
6 videodiscs (approximately 1080 min.)
Isbn
9781598039870
Media category
  • video
  • unmediated
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
  • n
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • ID1110A-01
  • PB1110A
  • 2013
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)858623056
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD

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