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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Crash Course - World History - The Silk Road and Ancient Trade

Crash Course - World History - The Silk Road and Ancient Trade

The Silk Road and Ancient Trade: In which John Green teaches you about the so-called Silk Road, a...

6.2 Views: 5,072
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Crash Course - World History - Alexander the Great and the Situation ... the Great?

Crash Course - World History - Alexander the Great and the Situation ... the Great?

In which you are introduced to the life and accomplishments of Alexander the Great, his empire, h...

6.9 Views: 4,983
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Crash Course - World History - Mesopotamia

Crash Course - World History - Mesopotamia

In which John presents Mesopotamia, and the early civilizations that arose around the Fertile Cre...

6.4 Views: 5,592
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Crash Course - World History - Ancient Egypt

Crash Course - World History - Ancient Egypt

In which John covers the long, long history of ancient Egypt, including the Old, Middle and New K...

5.9 Views: 5,844
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Crash Course - World History - The Persians and Greeks

Crash Course - World History - The Persians and Greeks

In which John compares and contrasts Greek civilization and the Persian Empire. Of course we're g...

6.6 Views: 6,165
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Crash Course - World History - Buddha and Ashoka

Crash Course - World History - Buddha and Ashoka

In which John relates a condensed history of India, post-Indus Valley Civilization. John explores...

7.0 Views: 5,518
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Crash Course - World History - The Agricultural Revolution -

Crash Course - World History - The Agricultural Revolution -

In which John Green investigates the dawn of human civilization. John looks into how people gave ...

7.8 Views: 4,904
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Crash Course - World History - Indus Valley Civilization

Crash Course - World History - Indus Valley Civilization

In which John Green teaches you about the Indus Valley Civilization, one of the largest of the an...

6.4 Views: 5,987
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Conquistadors - The Conquest of the Incas

Conquistadors - The Conquest of the Incas

The Incan ruins at Macchu Picchu and the Sacred Valley provide a scenic backdrop to the story of ...

4.5 Views: 4,015
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Conquistadors - Fall of the Aztecs

Conquistadors - Fall of the Aztecs

Spaniard Hernando Cortes leads 500 soldiers in 1519 into the empire of the Aztecs and sees Mayan ...

7.3 Views: 4,770
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Colosseum - A Gladiator's Story

Colosseum - A Gladiator's Story

Colosseum: A Gladiator's Story travels back in time to the brutality and glamor of ancient Rome, ...

8.8 Views: 9,897
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Civilisation - Heroic Materialism

Civilisation - Heroic Materialism

Clark concludes the series with his discussion of materialism and humanitarianism of the past ce...

8.8 Views: 3,891
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Civilisation - The Worship of Nature

Civilisation - The Worship of Nature

Belief in the divinity of nature, Clark argues, usurped Christianity's position as the chief crea...

6.7 Views: 3,688
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Civilisation - The Fallacies of Hope

Civilisation - The Fallacies of Hope

Here Clark argues that the French Revolution led to the dictatorship of Napoleon and the dreary b...

7.0 Views: 4,193
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Civilisation - The Smile of Reason

Civilisation - The Smile of Reason

Here Clark discusses the Age of Enlightenment tracing it from the polite conversations in the el...

6.7 Views: 5,927
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Civilisation - Grandeur and Obedience

Civilisation - Grandeur and Obedience

Again in Rome of Michelangelo and Bernini, Clark tells of the Catholic Church's fight against the...

9.2 Views: 3,644
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