Shape of the World

Shape of the World

Director: Patrick Stewart

Cast: Patrick Stewart

     
 

Product Details

Release Date:
08/04/2009
UPC:
0054961822492
Rating:
NR
Source:
Athena
Sound:
[Dolby Digital Stereo]
Time:
5:06:00

Special Features

20-page viewer's guide includes highlights, questions to consider, avenues for further learning, "Tools of the Mapmaker's Trade," "The Math Behind a Map" and "Myths on Maps"; "The Chartbusters": pioneers in cartography; Text interview with Patrick Stewart and biographies of Stewart and series editor Simon Berthon; Exclusive web extras

Cast & Crew

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Shape of the World
1. Eastern Magic [4:16]
2. Curiosities [3:46]
3. Beyond the Sky [5:35]
4. Music and Spheres [4:18]
5. What Lay on Earth? [3:05]
6. Silk [6:12]
7. Christianity [8:12]
8. Pilgrimage [5:22]
9. Display of Power [2:38]
10. Claudius Ptolemy [8:05]
1. To Chart the Seas [4:16]
2. Zheng He [3:46]
3. From Europe to the East [5:35]
4. Mediterranean Trade [4:18]
5. Portugal [3:05]
6. Spices and Secrets [6:12]
7. Around Africa [8:12]
8. Spreading East [5:22]
9. The Spanish Empire [2:38]
10. The Prince of Cosmographers [8:05]
Disc #2 -- Shape of the World
1. The New World [4:16]
2. Hernán Cortés [3:46]
3. Tenochtitilan [5:35]
4. Philip II [4:18]
5. The First Atlas [3:05]
6. English Settlers [6:12]
7. Indian's Land [8:12]
8. John Smith [5:22]
9. Grids [2:38]
10. Longitude [8:05]
1. The Great Survey of India [4:16]
2. King Louis XIV [3:46]
3. Madras and Tippu [5:35]
4. Sravanabelagola [4:18]
5. William Lamton's Survey [3:05]
6. India's Backbone [6:12]
7. Everest Takes Over [8:12]
8. Continuing the Line [5:22]
9. The Himalayas [2:38]
10. Pundits [8:05]
Disc #3 -- Shape of the World
1. A New Perspective [4:16]
2. World War I [3:46]
3. Aerial Photographs [5:35]
4. Gold [4:18]
5. The Ocean Floor [3:05]
6. Antarctica [6:12]
7. RADAM and Brazil [8:12]
8. Lost Cities [5:22]
9. Another Dimension [2:38]
10. The Map of the Future [8:05]
1. Time, Money, and Lives [4:16]
2. El Niño [3:46]
3. Earthquakes [5:35]
4. MRI [4:18]
5. Mapping Diseases [3:05]
6. Grand Isle [6:12]
7. Climate Change [8:12]
8. Deforestation [5:22]
9. Antarctica [2:38]
10. The Shape of the Future [8:05]

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