The World: A Television History. Ep. 02. The Agricultural Revolution

United Kingdom, 1983

Film
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Episode number 2 of Series “The World: A Television History”.
The first agricultural Revolution (8,000 BC - 5,000 BC) began with the change in climatic conditions. Man began to cultivate the land rather than hunt and fish. Wheat, barley, maize and potato, once growing wild, were cultivated, and animals were domesticated so that man became tied to the land and began leading a more sedentary life. In time, village life began to exist and the birth of civilisation had begun. Based on The Times atlas of world history.

Credits

production company

Network Television

Goldcrest TV

Bricomin Films

Channel Four

producer/director

Taylor Downing

Duration

00:26:00:00

Production places
United Kingdom
Production dates
1983

Appears in

The World: A Television History

Group of items

The World: A Television History

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

302185

Language

English

Audience classification

G

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Agriculture

History → History, Ancient

Short films

Short films → Short films - Great Britain

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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