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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Hidden Killers of the Victorian Home

Hidden Killers of the Victorian Home

Discover the late Victorian era when cities were expanding and mass consumerism took hold. But fr...

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Hidden Killers of the Tudor Home

Hidden Killers of the Tudor Home

Dr Suzannah Lipscomb takes us back to Tudor times in search of the household killers of the era. ...

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Mao's Great Famine

Mao's Great Famine

Between 1958 and 1962, China experienced tragedy on an epic scale. The “Great Leap Forward” w...

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Secrets In The Dust: Secrets of Angkor

Secrets In The Dust: Secrets of Angkor

Angkor is a region of Cambodia that served as the seat of the Khmer Empire, which flourished from...

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Heroes Of The Enlightenment: The Power of Knowledge

Heroes Of The Enlightenment: The Power of Knowledge

The Power of Knowledge explores the fact that from Google, and Facebook and Wikipedia to the syst...

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The Savage Peace

The Savage Peace

When the Second World War ended, the people of liberated Europe celebrated their freedom from Naz...

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The Immortal Emperor

The Immortal Emperor

To bypass death and win immortality. Qin Shi Huangdi today is more famous for his tomb than all h...

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Hindenburg

Hindenburg

Who or what destroyed the Hindenburg? This powerful drama-documentary tells the story of the gian...

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Animal Armageddon: The Great Dying

Animal Armageddon: The Great Dying

The Permian--Triassic extinction event, informally known as the Great Dying, was an extinction ev...

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The Tube: An Underground History

The Tube: An Underground History

In 2013 London Underground is 150 years old. The world's first underground railway is spending it...

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Scandalous Women of the 19th Century

Scandalous Women of the 19th Century

Explore the status of married women in Victorian England. They had no rights to property, earning...

8.1 Views: 11,554
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Armistice

Armistice

Professor David Reynolds takes a fresh look at the extraordinary events and personalities that br...

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World War Two: 1941 and the Man of Steel

World War Two: 1941 and the Man of Steel

Marking the 70th anniversary of the Nazi invasion of the Soviet Union in 1941, historian Professo...

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Warriors: The Last Crusaders

Warriors: The Last Crusaders

An amazing historical look at how the out numbered and out gunned Knights of Saint John defended ...

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The Men of the Fifth World

The Men of the Fifth World

The aboriginal culture of Australia, includes a large number of tribes inhabiting the oceanic con...

7.9 Views: 12,076
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The Ten Thousand Day War: Uneasy Allies

The Ten Thousand Day War: Uneasy Allies

About the society in the south during the war. Saigon is a party town. American aid pours into th...

10.0 Views: 7,704
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