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20th Century Battlefields: 1982 Falklands War

20th Century Battlef...

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This documentary covers the Falklands War from start to finish. Beginning with the invasion of the island, it then details all major engagements of the ...

Ivar the Boneless

Ivar the Boneless...

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Ivar Ragnarsson nicknamed the Boneless was a Viking leader and by reputation also a berserker.

History’s Mysteries: Amityville

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The History Channel's "History's Mysteries" series examines the real story behind one of the most popular horror books and movies of the 20th century.

Mysteries of the Bible: Heaven Hell

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From the beginning of recorded history, people all over the world have believed in an afterlife. In the West, the

Ancient Egypt Greatest Pharaohs 1350 to 30 BC (Part 2)

Ancient Egypt Greate...

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For almost 30 centuries—from its unification around 3100 B.C. to its conquest by Alexander the Great in 332 B.C.—ancient

Ancient Egypt Greatest Pharaohs 1350 to 30 BC (Part 1)

Ancient Egypt Greate...

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For almost 30 centuries—from its unification around 3100 B.C. to its conquest by Alexander the Great

Egypt’s Golden Empire: The Warrior Pharaohs

Egypt’s Golden...

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In 1560 BC, Egypt was divided into two. Its very existence was threatened from both north and south. But one

Scottsboro: An American Tragedy

Scottsboro: An Ameri...

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In 1931, two white women stepped from a box car in Paint Rock, Alabama to make a shocking accusation: they had been raped by nine ...

In Search Of Myths and Heroes: Queen of Sheba

In Search Of Myths a...

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The story of the Queen of Sheba appears in religious texts sacred to Jews, Christians, and Muslims. Described

Egypt’s Golden Empire: Pharaohs of the Sun

Egypt’s Golden...

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When Amenhotep III became pharaoh in 1390 BC, Egypt controlled a vast empire and was rich, respected

Julius Caesar’s Greatest Battles

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In 52BC, the future of Rome and Gaul - and that of their peoples - hangs in the balance. It will be determined in three ...

White King, Red Rubber, Black Death

White King, Red Rubb...

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Documentary about how King Leopold II of Belgium acquired Congo as a colony and exploited it by reign of terror.

Noah’s Ark

Noah’s Ark...

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According to the Bible, a global flood occurred about 5000 years ago and after the catastrophe, Noah and his family landed in the Mountains of ...

Royal Deaths and Diseases: Tainted Blood

Royal Deaths and Dis...

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The history of the royal family contains many instances of unexplained illnesses and premature death - George III's madness

The Lost Civilisation Of Peru

The Lost Civilisatio...

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Two thousand years ago a mysterious and little known civilization ruled the northern coast of Peru. Its people were called the Moche.

The Age of the Regency: Developing the Regency Brand

The Age of the Regen...

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Lucy Worsley looks at Britain in the wake of Waterloo - and asks how this new, triumphant nation wanted to be seen

The Age of the Regency: Portrait of a Prince

The Age of the Regen...

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Colourful series marking the 200th anniversary of one of the most explosive and creative decades in British history.

The Age of the Regency: The Many and the Few

The Age of the Regen...

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Lucy Worsley examines the backlash against the excesses of the Prince Regent and the elite world he represented

The Edwardian Larder

The Edwardian Larder...

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Documentary about the first mass-produced food brands focusing on Perrier water, Cadbury's Dairy Milk, Typhoo tea and Marmite.

America Before Columbus

America Before Colum...

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History books traditionally depict the pre-Columbus Americas as a pristine wilderness where small native villages lived in harmony with nature.

Black Death

Black Death...

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In the 14th century, a devastating plague known as the Black Death claimed an estimated 75 million lives.

The Real Dracula

The Real Dracula...

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In a country torn by bloody civil war, a young man seizes power. In his native tongue, he is called Dracula.

Age of the Do-Gooders: Britain’s Moral Makeover

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Ian Hislop tells the story of Robert Owen and his model mill town at New Lanark in Scotland; Thomas Wakley, founder of The Lancet

Age of the Do-Gooders: Suffer the Little Children

Age of the Do-Gooder...

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Ian Hislop looks at the do-gooders' dramatic struggle to give youngsters a proper childhood, sending them to school instead of up chimneys

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