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The First Measured Century : 1900-1930 / PBS.

Other author/creatorInfobase, film distributor.
Other author/creatorPBS (Firm)
Format Video (Streaming) and Electronic
Publication Info [Place of publication not identified] : PBS, [2000]
Distribution Info New York, N.Y. : Distributed by Infobase, 2019.
Copyright Notice ©2000
Description1 online resource (1 video file (1 hr., 0 min., 57 sec)) : sound, color.
Supplemental Content Part of the Films on Demand collection
Subject(s)
Series The First Measured Century – The Other Way of Looking at American History
The First Measured Century – The Other Way of Looking at American History.
Contents The First Measured Century: Introduction (2:26); World's Fair: 1893 (2:10); "Frontier Thesis" (5:53); U.S. Immigration (6:10); Race and Eugenics (6:02); Sorting Races and Quotas (5:25); Combating Social Conditions (6:46); American Sociology (6:54); Consumerism (4:17); Muncie, Indiana (4:27); Consumer Society (4:57); "Middletown" (2:44); Credits: The First Measured Century: 1900-1930 (1:43);
Abstract The three-hour PBS program The First Measured Century, tells the story of America by the numbers through the eyes of those who did the measuring and the interpreting, often in highly controversial and unusual circumstances. Part One includes: Closing of the Frontier, Scientific Racism, The Children's Bureau, Middletown, and Recent Social Trends.
General noteOriginally released by PBS, 2000.
General noteStreaming video file encoded with permission for digital streaming by Infobase on February 01, 2019.
Access restrictionAccess requires authentication through Films on Demand.
Interest grade level 9 - 12, Academic/AP
Technical detailsStreaming video file.
Technical detailsSystem requirements: FOD playback platform.
LanguageClosed-captioned.
Source of descriptionTitle from distributor's description
Genre/formInternet videos.
Publisher number169064 Infobase
Publisher number[169063]s Infobase

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