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The Resource The story of math, written by Marcus du Sautoy ; directed and produced by Karen McGann, Robin Dashwood, and David Berry ; series producer, Kim Duke ; a co-production of the BBC and The Open University, (videorecording)

The story of math, written by Marcus du Sautoy ; directed and produced by Karen McGann, Robin Dashwood, and David Berry ; series producer, Kim Duke ; a co-production of the BBC and The Open University, (videorecording)

Label
The story of math
Title
The story of math
Statement of responsibility
written by Marcus du Sautoy ; directed and produced by Karen McGann, Robin Dashwood, and David Berry ; series producer, Kim Duke ; a co-production of the BBC and The Open University
Title variation
Story of maths
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
In this landmark series of films, University of Oxford Professor Marcus du Sautoy escorts viewers through the history of this most important of all intellectual disciplines. In a journey that takes him through the ages and around the world, he examines the development of key mathematical ideas and shows how, in a multitude of surprising ways, mathematical ideas underpin the science, technology, and culture that shape our world
Related
Cataloging source
BKX
Characteristic
videorecording
Dewey number
510/.9
Language note
Subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing
PerformerNote
Presented by Marcus du Sautoy
Runtime
310
Technique
live action
Label
The story of math, written by Marcus du Sautoy ; directed and produced by Karen McGann, Robin Dashwood, and David Berry ; series producer, Kim Duke ; a co-production of the BBC and The Open University, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Originally produced for television in 2008
  • Includes bonus documentary: The music of the primes
Accompanying material
1 viewer's guide (17 p.).
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Contents
disc 1. Episode 1: The language of the universe ; Episode 2: The genius of the East -- disc 2. Episode 3: The frontiers of space ; Episode 4: To infinity and beyond -- bonus disc. The music of the primes (2005) / written by Marcus du Sautoy ; directed and produced by Robin Dashwood
Control code
ocn551173256
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen.
Extent
3 videodiscs (ca. 310 min.)
Isbn
9781598283563
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
054961835690
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
AMP-8356
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)551173256
System details
DVD; 16x9 widescreen; Dolby digital stereo
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The story of math, written by Marcus du Sautoy ; directed and produced by Karen McGann, Robin Dashwood, and David Berry ; series producer, Kim Duke ; a co-production of the BBC and The Open University, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Originally produced for television in 2008
  • Includes bonus documentary: The music of the primes
Accompanying material
1 viewer's guide (17 p.).
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Contents
disc 1. Episode 1: The language of the universe ; Episode 2: The genius of the East -- disc 2. Episode 3: The frontiers of space ; Episode 4: To infinity and beyond -- bonus disc. The music of the primes (2005) / written by Marcus du Sautoy ; directed and produced by Robin Dashwood
Control code
ocn551173256
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen.
Extent
3 videodiscs (ca. 310 min.)
Isbn
9781598283563
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
054961835690
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
AMP-8356
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)551173256
System details
DVD; 16x9 widescreen; Dolby digital stereo
Video recording format
DVD

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