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 Silent Death of Cambodia

The Silent Death of Cambodia

A great documentry of the rise and fall of the Khmer Rouge. Very educational for those who didn't...

6.4 Views: 2,630
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Civilisation - The Light of Experience

Civilisation - The Light of Experience

Here Clark tells of new worlds in space and in a drop of water that the telescope and microscope ...

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Evolve: The Evolution of Jaws

Evolve: The Evolution of Jaws

It"s a tough, violent, and lethal world out there, and it"s been that way since the dawn of time....

7.4 Views: 2,625
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Engineering an Empire: Carthage

Engineering an Empire: Carthage

Hannibal's invasion of Italy in the Second Punic War culminated in the Carthaginian victory at Ca...

8.0 Views: 2,611
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Athens - Wonder of the Classical World

Athens - Wonder of the Classical World

By the 6th century BC, widespread social unrest led to the reforms of Solon. These would pave the...

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Ancient Discoveries: Airborne Assault

Ancient Discoveries: Airborne Assault

Assault from the air didn"t begin with the era of the airplane. Take a look back at early methods...

6.3 Views: 2,604
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Hitler's Bomb

Hitler's Bomb

In December 1938, in Berlin, a simple chemical experiment showed for the first time that the atom...

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The Worst Journey in the World

The Worst Journey in the World

Drama documentary based on Apsley Cherry-Garrards memoir of the British Antarctic Expedition 1910...

5.7 Views: 2,582
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And The Mammals Laid Eggs

And The Mammals Laid Eggs

Over millions of years Australia has been isolated from other land masses developing an unique fa...

7.0 Views: 2,578
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7 Deadly Sins: Envy

7 Deadly Sins: Envy

The medieval philosopher St. Thomas Aquinas said that those guilty of the sin of envy take "pleas...

9.0 Views: 2,575
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Central America, the Burden of Time

Central America, the Burden of Time

Independent of great civilizations elsewhere, the Maya and Aztecs developed a fatalistic culture,...

10.0 Views: 2,570
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Ancient Computer- Ancient Discoveries

Ancient Computer- Ancient Discoveries

A computer in antiquity would seem to be an anachronism, like Athena ordering takeout on her cell...

7.3 Views: 2,567
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War and Civilization: First Blood

War and Civilization: First Blood

Greek Phalanx Warfare , Alexander the GreatThe origins of war are explored, culminating in the Gr...

5.8 Views: 2,551
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Ancient Discoveries: Ancient New York

Ancient Discoveries: Ancient New York

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

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Barbarians - The End of The World

Barbarians - The End of The World

They were the dreaded forces on the fringes of civilization, the bloodthirsty warriors who defied...

5.8 Views: 2,534
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The Race For The Poles

The Race For The Poles

At the beginning of 20th century there were only 2 regions of our planet that were completely und...

7.3 Views: 2,515
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