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  1. Royal Palaces: Images of Power (1995 Video)

    Producer
    Robert Philip
    Subject
    Architecture; History
    Distribution
    Off-air recording licence Sale, Videocassette. Standard formats. col. 24 min., 1998 sale: £145.00 (+VAT +p&p)

    Examines six royal palaces built in the 17th century, looking at the symbolic purposes for which they were constructed - as expressions of authority and power and to strengthen the realm. Shows the...

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  2. TÉlÉtel (1995 Video)

    Subject
    Information technology
    Distribution
    Off-air recording licence Sale, Videocassette. Standard formats. col. 24 min., 1999 sale: £145.00 (+VAT +p&p)

    Looks at the history of the French Télétel project, launched in 1987, which aimed to put a computer terminal into every home and was in some ways the forerunner of the Internet. Asks whether Télétel will...

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  3. A220 Videocassette 1 (1994 Video)

    Producer
    Nick Levinson; Robert Philip
    Subject
    Architecture; History
    Distribution
    Sale, Videocassette. Standard formats. col. 119 min., 1998 sale: £120.00 (+VAT +p&p)

    6: Three examples - Heriot’s Hospital, Corsham Free School and Sir John Moore’s School - to show can be learned from buildings about education, patronage and life in 17th-century Britain.

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  4. A220 Videocassette 2 (1994 Video)

    Producer
    Nick Levinson; Robert Philip
    Subject
    Architecture; History
    Distribution
    Sale, Videocassette. Standard formats. col. 120 min., 1998 sale: £120.00 (+VAT +p&p)

    14 (presented by Anne Laurence): Summarises the course.

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  5. Austerlitz (1994 Video)

    Subject
    History
    Distribution
    Sale, Videocassette. VHS. col. 60 min.

    Napoleon’s victory at Austerlitz on 2 December 1805, where the combined armies of Austria and Russia were defeated, marking one of the most decisive battles of the Napoleonic area.

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  6. Defensible Houses of the Gentry (1994 Video)

    Producer
    Nick Levinson
    Subject
    Architecture; History
    Distribution
    Sale, Videocassette. Standard formats. col. 24 min., 1998 sale: £145.00 (+VAT +p&p)

    The layout and style of domestic buildings are evidence of the changing patterns of security and prosperity in different countries and regions. This programme examines how ancient houses in Northunberland...

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  7. Houses of the Grandees (1994 Video)

    Producer
    Nick Levinson
    Subject
    Architecture; History
    Distribution
    Off-air recording licence Sale, Videocassette. Standard formats. col. 24 min., 1998 sale: £145.00 (+VAT +p&p)

    Shows how houses, even houses in ruins, can reveal a suprising amount about the political power and ambition of their builders. Examines the ruins of the Earl of Strafford’s enoumous house, Jigginstown in...

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  8. Industrial Countryside, The (1994 Video)

    Producer
    Nick Levinson
    Subject
    Archaeology; Architecture
    Distribution
    Off-air recording licence Sale, Videocassette. Standard formats. col. 24 min., 1998 sale: £145.00 (+VAT +p&p)

    Surviving buildings indicate that wealth-creating activities in the countryside were as often industrial as as agricultural. This programme looks at industrial and agricultural building in France, Scotland...

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  9. Joan of Arc: The Truth? (1994 Video)

    Subject
    History
    Distribution
    Sale, Videocassette. Standard formats. col. 26 min.

    A revisionist view of the life of Joan of Arc, finding her previous reputation to good to be true and goes back to the original trial texts to uncover a very different character from the familiar image of...

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  10. Learning and Patronage (1994 Video)

    Producer
    Nick Levinson
    Subject
    Architecture; History
    Distribution
    Off-air recording licence Sale, Videocassette. Standard formats. col. 24 min., 1998 sale: £145.00 (+VAT +p&p)

    The provision of libraries and university reform was the product of enlightened patronage. This programme looks at the patronage of Thomas Bodley and Archbishop Laud at Oxford, Cardinal Mazarin in Paris and...

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