Columbus's world [videorecording] / Produced for PBS by WGBH (Boston) and BBC Television (United Kingdom), NHK (Japan), RAI (Italy), RTP (Portugal), NDR (Germany) and TVE and SEQC (Spain).
- This program travels to China, the Spice islands, Cairo, Venice, Genoa, and Istanbul to explore the world of the 15th century and set the stage for Christopher Columbus's great seagoing adventure.
- Exquisitely photographed, painstakingly researched, this 7-nation co-production chronicles Columbus's extraordinary journey and legacy. The definitive series commemorating the quincentennial, this video history relives Columbus's daring and dangerous voyages and their momentous repercussions - for both the New World and the Old.
Funding provided by XEROX and by the National Endowment for the Humanities, Arthur Vining Davis Foundations, George D. Smith Fund, Lowell Institute, Corporation for Public Broadcasting and public television viewers.
The companion book to Columbus and the Age of Discovery by Zvi Dor-Ner is published by William Morrow & Co.
- Technical Details:
- VHS format.
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