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

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

Label
A to Z : the first alphabet : how writing changed the world
Title
A to Z
Title remainder
the first alphabet : how writing changed the world
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
  • A-Z
Contributor
Film director
Film producer
Narrator
Publisher
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
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?
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Dewey number
411
Intended audience
Rating: TV-G
Language note
English dialogue; English SDH (subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing)
LC call number
P211
LC item number
.A86 2020
PerformerNote
Jeanette Robinson, narrator
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Cahalane, Laurie
  • Wallace, Melanie
  • Sington, Hugh
  • La Fouchardiere, Martin de
  • Sington, David
  • Robinson, Jeanette
  • PBS DVD (Firm)
Runtime
120
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Writing
Technique
live action
Label
A to Z : the first alphabet : how writing changed the world, David Sington, author, director ; Laurie Cahalane, Melanie Wallace, Hugh Sington, Martin de la Fouchardiere, producer
Instantiates
Publication
Distribution
Copyright
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 inches
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 inches
  • other
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 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, color
Publisher number
NV61923
Recording technique
stamping
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)1201544164
System details
DVD; region 1, NTSC, widescreen, stereo
Video recording format
DVD
Label
A to Z : the first alphabet : how writing changed the world, David Sington, author, director ; Laurie Cahalane, Melanie Wallace, Hugh Sington, Martin de la Fouchardiere, producer
Publication
Distribution
Copyright
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 inches
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 inches
  • other
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 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, color
Publisher number
NV61923
Recording technique
stamping
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)1201544164
System details
DVD; region 1, NTSC, widescreen, stereo
Video recording format
DVD

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