The Value of Culture

The Value of Culture

Melvyn Bragg explores the history of the idea of culture, and its value today.

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  • 04 Jan 20MB

    tvoc 04 Jan 13: What is the Value of Culture Today?

    Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss the meaning and value of culture today, in a debate recorded at Newcastle's Lit and

    Duration: 43 mins

  • 03 Jan 20MB

    tvoc 03 Jan 13: Mass Culture

    Melvyn Bragg explores the rise of mass culture in the twentieth century, and how it affected our understanding of what

    Duration: 42 mins

  • 02 Jan 20MB

    tvoc 02 Jan 13: The Two Cultures

    Melvyn Bragg revisits a celebrated debate of the 1960s, and looks at the longer history of an often fractious

    Duration: 42 mins

  • 01 Jan 20MB

    tvoc 01 Jan 13: Culture and the Anthropologists

    Melvyn Bragg discovers how culture became a central idea of anthropology following the publication in 1871 of EB Tylor's

    Duration: 43 mins

  • 31 Dec 20MB

    tvoc: 31 Dec 12: Culture and Anarchy

    Melvyn Bragg begins a week-long exploration of the idea of culture by considering Matthew Arnold's 19th century

    Duration: 42 mins

  • 18 Dec 1MB

    tvoc: Welcome

    Welcome to the new series, The Value of Culture

    Duration: 1 min