History Documentaries

A good history doc is what the documentary addict in you needs. People say that the best judge of future actions is to look toward our past history. From grim to wonderful, we have done some amazing things and history has been made. The category of history docs will have something interesting in there for any and all.

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The Silk Road - In Search of the Kingdom of Lou-Lan

The Silk Road - In Search of the Kingdom of Lou-Lan

Explores the history, art and culture of the regions around Marco Polo's ancient route to China -...

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The Silk Road - Across The Taklamakan Desert

The Silk Road - Across The Taklamakan Desert

Explores the history, art and culture of the regions around Marco Polo's ancient route to China -...

2.3 Views: 3,852
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The Silk Road - Khotan-Oasis of Silk and Jade

The Silk Road - Khotan-Oasis of Silk and Jade

A panoramic tour of Marco Polo's Silk Road. This episode goes to the Khotan Oasis where jade and ...

5.5 Views: 3,556
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The Silk Road - A Heat Wave Called Turfan

The Silk Road - A Heat Wave Called Turfan

A visit to Turfan, a part of China once called the land of fire, located between the Tian-Shan mo...

6.5 Views: 3,774
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The Silk Road - A Thousand Kilometers Beyond the Yellow River

The Silk Road - A Thousand Kilometers Beyond the Yellow River

Cross the Yellow River on a goat-skin raft and gaze in awe at a giant Buddha before entering secr...

8.8 Views: 4,134
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The Silk Road - The Art Gallery in the Desert

The Silk Road - The Art Gallery in the Desert

Tour the Ma-gao Caves at Dun-Huang--over 500 caves, more than 30 miles in length, with 3,000 mura...

2.8 Views: 4,296
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The Silk Road - Glories of Ancient Chang-An

The Silk Road - Glories of Ancient Chang-An

In Glories of Ancient Chang-an, you will visit modern day Xi-an, formerly Chang-an, the starting ...

7.0 Views: 4,680
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The Russian Revolution in Colour

The Russian Revolution in Colour

The 1905 Russian Revolution was a wave of mass political and social unrest that spread through va...

4.8 Views: 8,900
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The Roman Empire in the First Century - Years of Eruption

The Roman Empire in the First Century - Years of Eruption

Rival generals fight for control in Rome; Mount Vesuvius erupts; Emperor Trajan expands the empir...

7.5 Views: 4,260
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The Romantics - Liberty

The Romantics - Liberty

Dramatised documentary in which Peter Ackroyd traces the effects of literature on historical move...

7.0 Views: 3,695
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The Roman Empire in the First Century - Winds of Change

The Roman Empire in the First Century - Winds of Change

Claudius rules; Britain battles Roman legions; in Judea, Paul tells of Jesus; Rome verges on disa...

4.3 Views: 5,987
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The Roman Empire in the First Century - Order from Chaos

The Roman Empire in the First Century - Order from Chaos

Rome rises under Caesar Augustus' compassion and violence.

6.4 Views: 5,680
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The Roman Empire in the First Century - Years of Trial

The Roman Empire in the First Century - Years of Trial

Caligula grips Rome in fear; Judea's religious and political establishment finds Jesus a threat.

4.8 Views: 5,293
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The Road To The Wall

The Road To The Wall

Directorate of Armed Forces Information and Education. The Road to the Wall. 1962. The Road to t...

9.5 Views: 6,485
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The Prize - The New Order of Oil

The Prize - The New Order of Oil

The Gulf War marked the beginning of a new era for the Hydrocarbon Society. This program explores...

5.8 Views: 5,359
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The Prize - War and Oil

The Prize - War and Oil

The untold story of World War II unfolds: how oil dictated strategy to Hitler; how lack of oil sl...

7.5 Views: 6,341
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