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TITLE: Th Western Tradition--Program 45: A New Public; Program 46: Fin de Siecle. [videorecording] / produced by WGBH/Boston in association with the Metropolitan Museum of Art; executive producer, Fred Barzyk.
SERIES: The Western Tradition ; 45 & 46
PUBLISHED: Santa Barbara : The Annenberg/CPB Project, 1989.
DESCRIPTION: 1 videocassette (30 min. each prog.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
NOTES: Two programs in one tape.
NOTES: Original tape.
NOTES: Program 45: A New Public; Program 46: Fin de SiŠecle.
NOTES: Produced by WGBH in assoication with the Metropolitan Musuem of Art.
NOTES: Lecturer, Eugen Weber.
NOTES: A NEW PUBLIC (30:00) Universal public education and mass communication created a new political life and leisure time, transforming the peasantry and expanding the middle class. Weber discusses Darwin's ideas in ON THE ORIGIN OF SPECIES and THE DESCENT OF MAN and explains how natural selection was mistakenly applied to economic and political models. FIN DE SIŃECLE (30:00) By the late 19th century, even working people had enough time and money to enjoy leisure and consumption, prompting a sharp reaction from members of the older privileged classes.
NOTES: VHS.
NOTES: English.
SUBJECT: Civilization, Modern.
SUBJECT: Civilization, Western.
SUBJECT: Europe--History--1871-1918.
SUBJECT: Europe--Civilization--19th century.
SUBJECT: Europe--Civilization--20th century.
ADDED ENTRY: Barzyk, Fred.
ADDED ENTRY: The Annenberg/CPB Collection.
ADDED ENTRY: WGGH.
ADDED ENTRY: Metropolitan Museum of Art.
ADDED ENTRY: New Public (videorecording)
ADDED ENTRY: Fin de SiŠecle (videorecording)

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