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Shape of the World

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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
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 8/4/2009
  • UPC: 054961822492
  • Rating:

  • Source: Athena
  • Sound: Dolby Digital Stereo
  • Time: 5:06:00
  • Format: DVD

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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Menu

Disc #1 -- Shape of the World
   Play All
   Episode Selection
      Heaven and Earth
      Secrets of the Sea
   Scene Index
      Heaven and Earth
      Secrets of the Sea
   The Chartbusters
      Eratosthenes
      Ptolemy
      Diogo Homem
   Set-Up
      SDH Subtitles - On
      SDH Subtitles - Off
Disc #2 -- Shape of the World
   Play All
   Episode Selection
      Staking a Claim
      Empire!
   Scene Index
      Staking a Claim
      Empire!
   The Chartbusters
      Christopher Saxton
      John Harrison
      John Wesley Powell
      Jacques Cassini
   Set-Up
      SDH Subtitles - On
      SDH Subtitles - Off
Disc #3 -- Shape of the World
   Play All
   Episode Selection
      Pictures of the Invisible
      The Writing on the Screen
   Scene Index
      Pictures of the Invisible
      The Writing on the Screen
   Special Features
      The Chartbusters
         John Snow
         Nadar
      Interview With Patrick Stewart
      Patrick Stewart Biography
      Simon Berthon Biography
   Set-Up
      SDH Subtitles - On
      SDH Subtitles - Off
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