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Dinner at Baron d’Holbachs

Synopsis
A dramatisation of a dinner party at the Baron d’Holbach’s house in Paris in 1770. The guests are Frederick the Great of Prussia, Diderot, Voltaire and Rousseau. The action takes place in the dining room of the house, and the conversation covers the themes of progress and civilisation.
Series
Enlightenment, The: Course A204
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video; Videocassette. Standard formats. col. 24 min.
Year of production
1987
Availability
OUT OF DISTRIBUTION
Subjects
History
Keywords
cultural evolution

Credits

Producer
Robert Philip
Writer
A Lentin; Paul Kafno

Production Company

Name

BBC Open University Productions

Distributor

Name

Open University Worldwide

Web
http://www.ouw.co.uk External site opens in new window
Phone
+44 (0) 1908 274066
Address
Walton Hall
Milton Keynes
MK7 6AA
Notes
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