Century Documentaries

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A Woman's Touch - The National Museum of Women in the Arts

A Woman's Touch - The National Museum of Women in the Arts

The National Museum of Women in the Arts in Washington D.C. offers the single most important co...

8.2 Views: 6,579
History

Boston Children's Museum

Boston Children's Museum

Rummaging through a trunk of old clothes in the Grandparent's Attic display, children are not jus...

5.0 Views: 4,318
History

The Alaska Pipeline

The Alaska Pipeline

When Atlantic Richfield prospectors struck oil at Prudhoe Bay early in 1968, they stumbled upon t...

7.5 Views: 5,519
Economics

Working Man's Death - Heroes

Working Man's Death - Heroes

In today's technological age - is heavy manual labour disappearing or is it just becoming invisib...

10.0 Views: 1,996
Society

Genocide - Worse Than War

Genocide - Worse Than War

Worse Than War documents Goldhagen's travels, teachings, and interviews in nine countries around ...

8.7 Views: 4,470
Military and War

The Empire in Africa

The Empire in Africa

The rebels who started the civil war in Sierra Leone 15 years ago wanted only one thing: to recla...

9.0 Views: 4,336
Military and War

The War of the World - The Icebox

The War of the World - The Icebox

Niall Ferguson explores the third world's war that followed the Allied victory in 1945, noting th...

4.7 Views: 6,689
Military and War

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: 6,976
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: 2,945
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: 2,913
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: 3,924
History

Engineering an Empire - China

Engineering an Empire - China

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

8.5 Views: 5,402
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: 5,840
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: 3,588
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: 4,137
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: 3,856
History