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

Cahalane, Laurie, (film producer.). Wallace, Melanie (Producer), (film producer.). Sington, Hugh, (film producer.). La Fouchardière, Martin de, (film producer.). Sington, David, (film director,, screenwriter.). Robinson, Jeanette, (narrator.). PBS DVD (Firm), (publisher.).

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Easton Public Library System.
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Lehigh Valley Library System. (Show)

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0 current holds with 1 total copy.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Easton Main Library DVD 411 A (Text) 31901004478139 New Adult DVD Non-Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781531712662
  • ISBN: 1531712665
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 120 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : PBS, [2020]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Title from disc surface.
Participant or Performer Note:
Jeanette Robinson, narrator.
Summary, etc.:
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?
Target Audience Note:
Rating: TV-G.
System Details Note:
DVD, wide screen, region 1; stereo.
Language Note:
English dialogue ; English subtitles (SDH).
Subject: Writing > History.
Genre: Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Documentary films.
Nonfiction films.

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