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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How British Reinvented Slavery

How British Reinvented Slavery

The slave trade was officially abolished throughout the British Empire in 1807. This documentary ...

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Rituals of Death: Ancient Discoveries

Rituals of Death: Ancient Discoveries

Shot on location in the Mediterranean and the Middle East, Ancient Discoveries unearths amazing t...

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History of Jerusalem: Invasions

History of Jerusalem: Invasions

Episode 2: Invasion, Invasion, Invasion Simon discovers the impact on the Holy City of a new f...

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Jesus: Rise to Power

Jesus: Rise to Power

t may just be the biggest political move in human history. The story of a power struggle that saw...

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California Earthquake

California Earthquake

Documentary on earthquakes in the Los Angeles area, including footage from the 1994 Northridge ea...

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Death and the Civil War

Death and the Civil War

With the coming of the Civil War, and the staggering casualties it ushered in, death entered the ...

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In the Footsteps of Alexander the Great: Lord of Asia

In the Footsteps of Alexander the Great: Lord of Asia

Historian Michael Wood retraces the legendary footsteps of the mighty Greek king Alexander the Gr...

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The Day The Earth Nearly Died

The Day The Earth Nearly Died

250 million years ago, long before dinosaurs roamed the Earth, the land and oceans teemed with li...

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The Lost Civilization of Peru

The Lost Civilization of Peru

Two thousand years ago a mysterious and little known civilization ruled the northern coast of Per...

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The Eagle Has Landed: The First Moon Landing

The Eagle Has Landed: The First Moon Landing

1969. Through television, motion picture and still photography, this film provides an "eye-witnes...

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Time Travellers: The Search For Neanderthal

Time Travellers: The Search For Neanderthal

In 1856, workmen in a cave in the Neander valley near Dussseldorf, Germany, unearthed a human ske...

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Dinosaur Plague

Dinosaur Plague

What killed off the dinosaurs? Over the years, experts have suggested everything from global clim...

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Easter Island - The Secrets

Easter Island - The Secrets

Easter Island is a Polynesian island in the southeastern Pacific Ocean, at the southeasternmost p...

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NASA: Gemini VIII, This Is Houston Flight

NASA: Gemini VIII, This Is Houston Flight

1966. Gemini 8 (Gemini VIII) was the sixth manned spaceflight in NASA's Gemini program. A primary...

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War and Civilization: Blood and Iron

War and Civilization: Blood and Iron

1997. Industrialization in the West drastically changes the nature of war, creating far more dead...

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In Search of the Trojan War - The Singer of Tales

In Search of the Trojan War - The Singer of Tales

In this episode of In Search of the Trojan War; A Gaelic tale-teller and a professional bard demo...

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