About the Author
Table of ContentsA Personal View.- Mating Pandas.-Trahison de Clark.-Indulgent Mandarins.-The Glory and the Grandeur.-Sad and Polished.-Close Enough To Touch.-A Sense of Place.-Confronting The Infinite.-A Television Milestone.-The Art of Travel.-Trying Not To Get Screwed.-Civilisation in America.-Playing to the Gallery.-God Bless Xerox.-Viewers Like Him.-Waiting for the Barbarians.-Patronize Me.-Rebels Without Cause.-Being Human.-Bibliography.-Notes.
What People are Saying About This
The first of a new genre – a fascinating assessment of a television series made soon enough to record the intentions and experiences of its makers yet distant enough to assess its place in cultural history.' – Sir David Attenborough
'Jonathan Conlin's succinct and elegant monograph describes the phenomenon in both width and depth ... a fascinating account of the series' intellectual background.' – Rupert Christiansen, The Spectator