The Shape of the world

United Kingdom, 1990

Film
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Geography is an ancient impulse, and the techniques people have used to accomplish it have been refined continuously over the centuries. The challenge has spurred brilliantly creative solutions and techniques, which were put to work on behalf of the search for knowledge, for empire, for riches. Narrated by Patrick Stewart.

Credits

producer

Lois Bianchi

Lois Bianchi

production company

WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.)

Thirteen

Granada Television International

Duration

01:00:00:00

Production places
United Kingdom
Production dates
1990

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

S01096

Language

English

Subject categories

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Cartography

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Voyages and travels

Crafts & Visual Arts → Cartography

History → World history

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

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