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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Civilisation - Heroic Materialism

Civilisation - Heroic Materialism

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

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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: 3,665
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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 ...

3.8 Views: 2,605
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Civilisation - The Pursuit of Happiness

Civilisation - The Pursuit of Happiness

Here Clark talks of the harmonious flow and complex symmetries of the works of Bach, Handel, Hayd...

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Civilisation - Protest and Communication

Civilisation - Protest and Communication

Here Clark takes us back to the Reformation. That is to the Germany of Albrecht Duerer and Martin...

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Civilisation - Man - the Measure of all Things

Civilisation - Man - the Measure of all Things

Visiting Florence, where, Clark argues, European thought gained a new impetus from its rediscover...

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Civilisation - The Hero as Artist

Civilisation - The Hero as Artist

Here Clark takes us back to 16th century Papal Rome noting the convergence of Christianity and an...

6.7 Views: 2,901
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Civilisation - The Great Thaw

Civilisation - The Great Thaw

In the second episode Clark tells of the sudden reawakening of European civilisation in the 12th ...

6.3 Views: 2,933
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Civilisation - Romance and Reality

Civilisation - Romance and Reality

Beginning at a castle in the Loire, then travelling through the hills of Tuscany and Umbria to th...

8.5 Views: 4,162
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Civilisation - The Skin of our Teeth

Civilisation - The Skin of our Teeth

In this the first episode Clark travels from Byzantine Ravenna to the Celtic Hebrides, from the N...

3.5 Views: 4,074
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Britain AD - King Arthur's Britain

Britain AD - King Arthur's Britain

Sheep-farming archaeologist, Francis Pryor, presents a brand new historical series, which explore...

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Barbarians - Vikings

Barbarians - Vikings

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

7.3 Views: 5,752
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Barbarians - Vandals

Barbarians - Vandals

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

6.0 Views: 3,266
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