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 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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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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Hindenburg

Hindenburg

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

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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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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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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...

9.3 Views: 10,747
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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...

8.8 Views: 11,075
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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...

7.9 Views: 9,940
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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. ...

7.1 Views: 11,061
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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...

7.9 Views: 10,477
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City of Light

City of Light

Short doc by Dutch journalist Peter Veenendaal, about the old Bijenkorf department store in Rotte...

8.8 Views: 9,841
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The Last Days Of Mary Queen of Scots

The Last Days Of Mary Queen of Scots

John Guy, Kate Williams and Robert Hutchinson are among those debating the legacy of one of Brita...

9.6 Views: 14,312
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Conquerors: Napoleon Bonaparte

Conquerors: Napoleon Bonaparte

A small island nation was born a man driven by ruthless ambition. At its zenith, he will manage m...

8.1 Views: 13,958
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What the Barbarians Did for Us

What the Barbarians Did for Us

The 'Barbarians' are often blamed for the collapse of the Roman Empire, but in reality they were ...

8.6 Views: 15,443
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Ben Franklin's Balloons

Ben Franklin's Balloons

The first stage in human flight didn’t begin with the Wright brothers at Kitty Hawk, but with d...

7.5 Views: 11,812
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The Battle Of Verdun

The Battle Of Verdun

The battle unleashed in February 1916 was only to kill, not capture ground. It prompted slaughter...

8.5 Views: 16,115
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