The Resource Pandora's box, directed by Adam Curtis, (DVD video)

Pandora's box, directed by Adam Curtis, (DVD video)

Label
Pandora's box
Title
Pandora's box
Statement of responsibility
directed by Adam Curtis
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
UkLiU
Characteristic
videorecording
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Curtis, Adam
  • British Broadcasting Corporation.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Nkrumah, Kwame
  • United States Atomic Energy Commission
  • Communism
  • United States
  • Economics
  • Economists
  • DDT (Insecticide)
  • Economic development
  • Nuclear energy
Technique
live action
Label
Pandora's box, directed by Adam Curtis, (DVD video)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Television programme originally produced for BBC 2, 11/06/1992 - 16/07/1992
  • Part 1. 'The Engineers' Plot'. How the Bolshevik revolutionaries who came into power in 1917 attempted to industrialise and control the Soviet Union with rational scientific methods
  • Part 2. 'To The Brink of Eternity'. How the US government and its departments attempted to use systems analysis and game theory to develop strategies to control the nuclear threat and nuclear arms race during the Cold War
  • Part 3. 'The League of Gentlemen'. How both the Conservative and Labour governments of the 1960s attempted to use economists to engineer economic growth to specific targets
  • Part 4. 'Goodbye Mrs Ant'. The story of the insecticide DDT, which was first seen as a saviour to humankind in the 1940s, only to be claimed as a part of the destruction of the entire ecosystem in the late 1960s
  • Part 5. 'Black Power'. How Kwame Nkrumah, the leader of the Gold Coast from 1952 to 1966, set Africa ablaze with his vision of a new industrial and scientific age
  • Part 6. 'A Is for Atom'. This episode is named after a 1953 General Electric promotional film and gives an insight into the history of nuclear power
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Extent
2 DVD videos
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., col.
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Pandora's box, directed by Adam Curtis, (DVD video)
Publication
Note
  • Television programme originally produced for BBC 2, 11/06/1992 - 16/07/1992
  • Part 1. 'The Engineers' Plot'. How the Bolshevik revolutionaries who came into power in 1917 attempted to industrialise and control the Soviet Union with rational scientific methods
  • Part 2. 'To The Brink of Eternity'. How the US government and its departments attempted to use systems analysis and game theory to develop strategies to control the nuclear threat and nuclear arms race during the Cold War
  • Part 3. 'The League of Gentlemen'. How both the Conservative and Labour governments of the 1960s attempted to use economists to engineer economic growth to specific targets
  • Part 4. 'Goodbye Mrs Ant'. The story of the insecticide DDT, which was first seen as a saviour to humankind in the 1940s, only to be claimed as a part of the destruction of the entire ecosystem in the late 1960s
  • Part 5. 'Black Power'. How Kwame Nkrumah, the leader of the Gold Coast from 1952 to 1966, set Africa ablaze with his vision of a new industrial and scientific age
  • Part 6. 'A Is for Atom'. This episode is named after a 1953 General Electric promotional film and gives an insight into the history of nuclear power
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Extent
2 DVD videos
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., col.
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
Video recording format
DVD

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