The Ascent of Man

The Ascent of Man

Volume 12-13

DVD - 2006
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Attempts a massive survey of science, from flint tools to the theory of relativity. A crawling infant, a performing athlete, development of the hunt, and discovery of fire are used to illustrate the most distinctive feature of man: imagination.
A television series surveying the development of science. Volume 12 examines the complex code of human genetics and heredity, beginning with the experiments of Gregor Mendel and progressing to present day research in genetic engineering. Volume13 draws together the many threads of the Ascent of man series as it surveys the complex role of science in the cultural evolution of man and takes stock of humanity's sometimes precarious ascent.
"...this 13-title series withstands the test of time and is an excellent resource for high-school and college students."--Booklist
Publisher: [United States] : Ambrose Video Publishing, Inc., ©2006, ©1974.
Branch Call Number: DVD 509 ASC v. 12-13
Characteristics: 1 DVD (ca. 104 min.)


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