Century Documentaries

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The War of the World - The Descent of the West

The War of the World - The Descent of the West

Niall Ferguson challenges the notion of the fall of communism as a triumph of the west and 'the e...

7.0 Views: 6,959
Military and War

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: 2,931
History

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: 2,900
History

Civilisation - Heroic Materialism

Civilisation - Heroic Materialism

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

8.8 Views: 3,910
History

Engineering an Empire - China

Engineering an Empire - China

For over 4,000 years the world's greatest empires hav...

8.5 Views: 5,385
History

Filthy Cities - Medieval London

Filthy Cities - Medieval London

Dan Snow embarks on a grime-filled journey through the histories of three of the world's leading ...

7.4 Views: 5,817
History

Mysteries of Jerusalem - The Search for the True Cross

Mysteries of Jerusalem - The Search for the True Cross

Shrouded in mystery for two thousand years, the cross of Jesus has been an enigma to men around t...

9.0 Views: 3,569
History

The Silk Road - A Thousand Kilometers Beyond the Yellow River

The Silk Road - A Thousand Kilometers Beyond the Yellow River

Cross the Yellow River on a goat-skin raft and gaze in awe at a giant Buddha before entering secr...

8.8 Views: 4,113
History

The Silk Road - Across The Taklamakan Desert

The Silk Road - Across The Taklamakan Desert

Explores the history, art and culture of the regions around Marco Polo's ancient route to China -...

2.3 Views: 3,835
History

The Truth About Christmas Carols

The Truth About Christmas Carols

Christmas Carols - There could be nothing more sweet and sentimental than the sound of traditiona...

8.3 Views: 5,065
History

What the Ancients Did for Us - The Islamic World

What the Ancients Did for Us - The Islamic World

The rise of Islam is one of the most important events in world history. In the 7th century, Moham...

8.3 Views: 5,521
History

Aokigahara - Suicide Forest

Aokigahara - Suicide Forest

The forest is a popular place for suicides, reportedly the world's second most popular suicide lo...

7.3 Views: 180,929
Society