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Civilisations. [Episode 8], The cult of progress

Title
Civilisations. [Episode 8], The cult of progress / produced & directed by Ian Leese ; a BBC Open University partnership.
Publication
London, England : BBC Worldwide, 2018.
Physical Description
1 streaming video (54 minutes)
Local Notes
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Notes
Title from resource description page (viewed November 20, 2019).
Adapted from a program by David Olusoga.
In English.
Access and use
Access restricted by licensing agreement.
Summary
David shows how in New Zealand one artist was co-opted by the Maori who used his sills to record their culture and celebrate their ancestors. As the 19th century came to an end, the certainties of industrial and scientific advance were increasingly questioned; many artists (Gauguin and Picasso amongst them) turned to non-Western art and culture for inspiration. And in the face of the catastrophic conflict of the First World War, the idea that progress, reason and industrial advance were guarantors of higher 'civilisation' was rejected.
Variant and related titles
Cult of progress
ASP-AVON OCLC KB.
Format
Images / Online / Video & Film
Language
English
Added to Catalog
January 27, 2020
Performers
Narrated by Liev Schreiber.
Genre/Form
Documentary television programs.
History.
Documentary television programs.
Also listed under
Olusoga, David, onscreen presenter.
Leese, Ian, director, producer.
Schreiber, Liev, narrator.
British Broadcasting Corporation, production company.
Open University, production company.
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