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Islam, empire of faith Cover Image DVD DVD

Islam, empire of faith

Gardner, Robert, 1925- (Producer, Director). Grupper, Jonathan. (Screenwriter). Roughton, Richard. (Screenwriter). Kingsley, Ben, 1943- (Narrator). Lionnet, Leonard. (Composer). Gardner Films, Inc. (Added Author). Devillier-Donegan Enterprises. (Added Author). PBS Distribution (Firm) (Added Author).

Summary: This three-part program documents the rise and growth of Islam throughout the world, from the birth of Prophet Muhammad in the 6th century through the peak of the Ottoman Empire 1000 years later. Discusses the impact of Islamic civilization on world history and culture.

Record details

  • ISBN: 1415707553
  • ISBN: 9781415707555
  • Physical Description: videorecording
    1 videodisc (180 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Widescreen version.
  • Publisher: [S.l.] : Gardner Films : Distributed by PBS Distribution, [2009]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally produced in 2000 by Gardner Films.
At head of title: an Empires special.
"Additional DVD material and packaging c2009 PBS Distribution"--Container.
Special features: behind-the-scenes look at the making of Islam and a tour of ancient Islamic architecture with producer's commentary.
Formatted Contents Note: Pt. 1. The messenger / writer, Richard Roughton -- pt. 2. The awakening -- pt. 3. The Ottomans.
Creation/Production Credits Note: Narrator, Ben Kingsley ; director of photography, Regis Becker ; editors, Christopher Schultz, David Grossbach ; music, Leonard Lionnet ; Patrick Prentice, head writer.
Target Audience Note:
Not rated.
System Details Note:
DVD, NTSC; region 1; widescreen, stereo.
Language Note:
Subject: Islam History
Islam Influence
MuḼammad Prophet d. 632
Genre: Documentary television programs.
Nonfiction television programs.
Television programs -- United States.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Northwest Indian College.


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