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Subject: History

World History Series

World History Series

A series of historical documentaries that provides illuminating perspectives on significant people, places and events that affected world history. Programs available on 9 DVDs, Digital Streaming Files or Videos; also in a 9-Disc Set. For pricing call in US: 800.876.2447/Intl. 603.434.9262 or e-mail

List of Titles


1. Napoleon 3D - The Eagle and the Sphinx

1. Napoleon 3D - The Eagle and the Sphinx

"Highly Recommended. Napoleon's expedition to Egypt in 1797; while meant to strike at the British caused as much or more trouble with the Egyptians, and ended up as a great military failure; however, it was a resounding success for our understanding of ancient Egypt. In this production, the producers have taken Click for more


2. Mystery of the Last Tsar (Nicholas II)

2. Mystery of the Last Tsar (Nicholas II)

"Highly Recommended. This compelling and unexpectedly moving documentary unfolds like a classic detective story as it sorts through the facts to discover what happened to Tsar Nicholas II and his family, and why. The program is given added depth by the use of factual documents, among them eyewitness accounts that Click for more


2. Mystery of the Last Tsar (Nicholas II) - Level 1

2. Mystery of the Last Tsar (Nicholas II) - Level 1

"Highly Recommended. This compelling and unexpectedly moving documentary unfolds like a classic detective story as it sorts through the facts to discover what happened to Tsar Nicholas II and his family, and why. The program is given added depth by the use of factual documents, among them eyewitness accounts that Click for more


3. Weather Chronicles

3. Weather Chronicles

"Highly Recommended. This documentary is a captivating retelling of some of the most fascinating moments in history in which weather played a significant role." -National Media Review
Hosted by actor Joe Inscoe, (Nell; Last Dance), this intriguing documentary presents a unique view of history Click for more


4. Song of the Basque

4. Song of the Basque

"Highly Recommended. This ably produced program presents an in-depth study of an exceptional people, the Basque. We see how, in looking forward to the future, they try to maintain an ancient language, their rich, traditional culture and political structures in a rapidly accelerating world." -National Media Review
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5. India: Khajuraho's Ancient Temples (Beyond Erotica)

5. India: Khajuraho's Ancient Temples (Beyond Erotica)

"Recommended. Khajuraho, a beautiful historical town situated in central India, is famous for its magnificent temples built more than a thousand years ago by Chandela kings. These temples represent some of the most exquisite architecture and sculpture of medieval India; however, they are most popularly known for Click for more


6. India's Fatehpur Sikri

6. India's Fatehpur Sikri

"Highly Recommended! An in-depth study of this once great Indian city." -CITC Review
"Highly Recommended! Fatehpur Sikri is an historic city in the Uttar Pradesh state of northern India, founded by the Mogul emperor, Akbar the Great, in 1569. It is unique in India as a largely intact masterpiece of Mogul Click for more


7. India: The Himalayas - Other Times, Other Places

7. India: The Himalayas - Other Times, Other Places

"Highly Recommended. This is a documentary to treasure. Here we learn the story of a time in history from people who literally experienced the blending of cultures, the open-air spiritual life of the Tibetan and Sikkimese cultures and the structured social life of the British who commercialized the tea business Click for more


8. Romania: The Damned Dynasty

8. Romania: The Damned Dynasty

"Highly Recommended. This program takes the viewer behind the scenes as the common people of Romania rose up against the amoral Nicolae Ceaucescu government. Bill Kurtis narrates in an effective manner that informs and maintains the viewer's interest. Interviews with government officials, students, intellectuals, Click for more


9. South Africa: Archbishop Tutu Addresses Apartheid

9. South Africa: Archbishop Tutu Addresses Apartheid

"Highly Recommended. A commencement address where Bishop Tutu was awarded an honorary doctorate; each word, each line, each moment of the speech is filled with vigor, strength, faith, and hope. I am tempted to add that this program is as inspiring as Martin Luther King Jr.'s 'mountain top' speech." -VRG Review
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