History

In Search of History: The Aztec Empire
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In Search of History: The Aztec Empire

In Search of History: The Aztec Empire presents a comprehensive profile of the ancient American people known as the Aztecs, from their beginnings as a group of 1,000 people to their ascension as the dominant culture of Mexico...
Hiroshima
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Hiroshima

Hiroshima is a BBC docudrama analysing and depicting the devastating impact of the world’s first nuclear attack on the Japanese city of Hiroshima by the United States military in 1945. Narrated by John Hurt, it includes re-en...
Genghis Khan
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Genghis Khan

Genghis Khan was one of the most powerful leaders of the Middle Ages. He ruled over the Mongols ruthlessly, building up one of the largest-known empires single-handedly. He was known as being all-powerful and brutal, in the s...
Auschwitz: The Nazis and the Final Solution
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Auschwitz: The Nazis and the Final Solution

Auschwitz was one of the most infamous of the Nazi Death camps. Through a combination of survivors’ interviews, and historical re-enactments, this six-part series tells the story of how the Nazis attempted to exterminate the...
Stealing a Nation
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Stealing a Nation

Stealing a Nation recounts the expulsion of the indigenous population of the Chagos Islands in the 1960s and 70s by the British government. Whitehall cleared the way for the US military to build an airbase in Diego Garcia, th...
World War 1 in Colour
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World War 1 in Colour

World War 1 in Colour is an episodic, British documentary series that showcases the various major moments of The Great War, making liberal use of computer-coloured wartime footage and featuring narrations by Kenneth Branagh a...
The British Empire in Colour
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The British Empire in Colour

The British Empire in Colour is a three-part series that chronicles the rise, fall and legacy of the British Empire. As its title implies, this retrospective tells much of its story through coloured film recordings, coupled w...
A History of Britain
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A History of Britain

A History of Britain is a fifteen-episode series that tells the history of the British Isles. Each episode is about an hour long and goes into a different period of British history. The entire narrative thread of the document...
The Nazis: A Warning from History
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The Nazis: A Warning from History

In the years since the fall of the Third Reich, scholars and amateur historians alike have wondered how it all could have happened. How could a modern, cultured, intelligent society like Germany allow someone like Hitler and...
Waco: The Rules of Engagement
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Waco: The Rules of Engagement

In 1993, a 51-day standoff in Waco, Texas between US law enforcement and the religious sect known as the Branch Davidians resulted in over 75 of the group’s members being killed and four federal agents losing their live...