The Ascent of Man

1972 NR 1 season

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The Ascent of Man

1972 NR 1 season
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Narrated by mathematician and biologist Jacob Bronowski, this landmark BBC series traces human development from the dawn of evolution and the creation of rudimentary tools to the rise of technology and the computer age. Along the way, the 13-part documentary covers the history of the sciences and touches on humanity's contributions to art, warfare, empire-building, agriculture, music, architecture, mathematics, medicine, industry and politics.
SEASON  1
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Summary of Season 1 (1972) - 5 discs

Narrated by mathematician and biologist Jacob Bronowski, this landmark BBC series traces human development from the dawn of evolution and the creation of rudimentary tools to the rise of technology and the computer age. Along the way, the 13-part documentary covers the history of the sciences and touches on humanity's contributions to art, warfare, empire-building, agriculture, music, architecture, mathematics, medicine, industry and politics.
Format
DVD
Screen
Full Screen 1.33:1
Subtitles
English
CC
No
Audio
English: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo
Rating
NR - Not rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
  • Jacob Bronowski
  • Joss Ackland
  • Roy Dotrice
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