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1000 Years A Slave1000 Years A Slave
Channel 5, 2021 On Hiatus | Documentary
Rating: 5/5

Slavery made the modern world. It transformed the economies of the West and the demography of the globe. It was one of the biggest movements of people in all of history. 1000 Years of Slavery transforms our understanding of slavery and the slave trade.  It will uncover forgotten stories, breath-taking locations, living communities, cutting-edge archaeology. It will reveal connections that link the history of slavery to modern communities across the world, and using drama-recon, it will bring to life key events in this thousand year history.


Ancient China from AboveAncient China from Above
Nat Geo, 2020 Cancelled/Ended | History, Documentary | ► Trailer

Archaeologist Allan Maca leads a team of intrepid experts on an epic adventure to solve mysteries, explore secrets and reveal amazing wonders of Ancient China like never before. Guided by images from space, cutting-edge technology on the ground, and the very latest excavations of Chinese archaeologists, they will reveal palaces and tombs, incredible megastructures and even entire long-lost cities.


The Adventures of Young Indiana JonesThe Adventures of Young Indiana Jones
History, 1999 Cancelled/Ended | Family, Action, Adventure, History

The boyhood adventures of the greatest action hero of all time: Indiana Jones. Young Indy travels the world, meeting some of the greatest figures of the early 20th century, and participating in the events that helped shape history.


Prehistoric AutopsyPrehistoric Autopsy
BBC Three, 2012 Cancelled/Ended | Medical, History, Lifestyle, Documentary

This is a documentary series which sees Professor Alice Roberts, Dr George McGavin and a team of anatomists, anthropologists, archaeologists and SFX experts bring the viewers at home face to face with one of our closest human ancestors, a Neanderthal. Using the latest scientific research, the team will reconstruct one particular Neanderthal.


The Great Civilizations of AfricaThe Great Civilizations of Africa
PBS, 2017 Cancelled/Ended | History, Documentary

Discover the rich history of African civilizations with Harvard professor and Emmy Award Winning filmmaker Henry Louis Gates. From the ancient kingdoms of Egypt and Ethiopia to the powerful empires of West Africa, this documentary brings to life the greatness of African cultures.


1491: The Untold Story of the Americas before Columbus1491: The Untold Story of the Americas before Columbus
APTN, 1970 Cancelled/Ended | Documentary, History | ► Trailer

1491: The Untold Story of the Americas before Columbus is based on the book "1491: New Revelations of the Americas Before Columbus" by Charles C. Mann (Knopf, 2005). It brings to life the complexity, diversity and interconnectedness of Indigenous peoples in the Americas before the arrival of Columbus. Presented from an Indigenous-perspective the series is a journey along a timeline that dates from 20,000 years ago to 1491. The origins and history of ancient Indigenous societies in North, Central and South America are interpreted by leading Indigenous scholars and cultural leaders in the fields of archaeology, art history, ethnology, genetics, geology, and linguistics.


Secrets of Egypt's Valley of the KingsSecrets of Egypt's Valley of the Kings
Channel 4, 2019 Cancelled/Ended | Documentary
Rating: 4/5

Join Egyptologists from around the world in unearthing the treasures of the Valley of the Kings, the richest ancient archaeological site on earth. Discover the secrets of the tombs and the pharaohs who built them in this fascinating exploration of one of the world's most iconic historical sites.


Immortal Egypt with Joann FletcherImmortal Egypt with Joann Fletcher
BBC Two, 2016 Cancelled/Ended | History, Documentary
Rating: 5/5

Join Joann Fletcher on a journey through the wonders of Ancient Egypt, as she uncovers the secrets of this fascinating civilization. From the pyramids to the pharaohs, discover the incredible story of one of the world's greatest empires. Don't miss this captivating series!


Treasures of Ancient EgyptTreasures of Ancient Egypt
BBC Four, 2014 Cancelled/Ended | Documentary, History
Rating: 4.5/5

Journalist and art critic Alastair Sooke travels to Egypt to investigate and discover the story of longest lasting civilization in history. He reveals 30 extraordinary masterpieces created by a nation that was diverse in both culture and geography.


Treasures of Ancient RomeTreasures of Ancient Rome
BBC Four, 2012 Cancelled/Ended | History, Lifestyle, Arts & Crafts, Documentary
Rating: 5/5

This is a documentary series presented by Alastair Sooke. The Romans have always had a reputation for being brilliant engineers and soldiers, but the fact that isn't as well known is that they also created fantastic artistic treasures.


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