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14-18: Hidden Traces
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directed by Christophe Reynaud; produced by Gedeon Programmes and Docland Yard (Paris, Ile-de-France: Terranoa, 2014), 52 mins
Thanks to new discoveries and computer-generated images and reconstitutions, experts are about to show us the First World War as we have never seen it before. Over the course of excavations, forgotten traces resurface from the past. They give us a glimpse into the organization of combat, the daily lives of soldier...
directed by Christophe Reynaud; produced by Gedeon Programmes and Docland Yard (Paris, Ile-de-France: Terranoa, 2014), 52 mins
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Africa's Great Civilizations, Episode 1, Origins
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directed by Virginia Quinn, fl. 2003; presented by Henry Louis Gates, Jr., 1950-; produced by Martin Bates, fl. 2010, McGee Media, Inkwell Films and Kunhardt Films, in Africa's Great Civilizations, Episode 1 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2017), 53 mins
In his six-hour series, Africa's Great Civilizations, Henry Louis Gates, Jr. takes a new look at the history of Africa, from the birth of humankind to the dawn of the 20th century. This is a breathtaking and personal journey through two hundred thousand years of history, from the origins, on the African continent,...
directed by Virginia Quinn, fl. 2003; presented by Henry Louis Gates, Jr., 1950-; produced by Martin Bates, fl. 2010, McGee Media, Inkwell Films and Kunhardt Films, in Africa's Great Civilizations, Episode 1 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2017), 53 mins
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Along the Inca Trail : Sacred Valley, Modern Times
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produced by National Geographic (District of Columbia: National Geographic, 2000), 28 mins
Two months into her journey and well into the high mountains of northern Peru, Karin meets a sorcerer - a man with the power to cure ills and see into the future. She takes the opportunity to participate with him in an all-night healing ceremony, which requires drinking San Pedro cactus juice and snorting liquid t...
produced by National Geographic (District of Columbia: National Geographic, 2000), 28 mins
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Ancient Mysteries, The Hidden City of Petra
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in Ancient Mysteries (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1994), 47 mins
Petra, a stone city of temples and tombs carved deep into stark cliffs in Jordan, was the center of life two thousand years ago for a people called the Nabateans. Archaeologists excavate evidence of a highly sophisticated society and discover answers to questions about Nabatean beliefs, customs, and destinies.
in Ancient Mysteries (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1994), 47 mins
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Ancient Stonehenge Faces Modern Problems With Plans For A Nearby Tunnel To Ease Traffic
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presented by Malcolm Brabant, 1955- (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2000), 6 mins
The Stonehenge landscape, one of the most visited ancient sites in England, is in the spotlight as a possible solution to a modern problem. Could tunneling through it help ease heavy traffic flow in the surrounding streets? Archeologists and activists warn the construction would place the cherished site under thre...
presented by Malcolm Brabant, 1955- (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2000), 6 mins
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Ancient Worlds, 1, Come Together
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produced by Melanie Archer, fl. 2004-2015, in Ancient Worlds, 1 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2010), 52 mins
In the first episode of this epic series archaeologist and historian Richard Miles explores the origins of one of the most profound innovations in our human story: civilisation. Starting in Uruk, the 'mother of all cities' in southern Iraq, he travels to Syria, Egypt, Anatolia and Greece tracing the development of...
produced by Melanie Archer, fl. 2004-2015, in Ancient Worlds, 1 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2010), 52 mins
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Ancient Worlds, 2, The Age of Iron
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produced by Melanie Archer, fl. 2004-2015, in Ancient Worlds, 2 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2010), 51 mins
Richard Miles looks at the winners, losers and survivors of the great Bronze Age collapse, a regional catastrophe that wiped out the achievements of civilisation in the Mediterranean about 3,000 years ago. In the new age of iron, civilisation would re-emerge, tempered in the flames of conflict, tougher and more re...
produced by Melanie Archer, fl. 2004-2015, in Ancient Worlds, 2 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2010), 51 mins
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Archaeological Methods, Baseline Offset Survey
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directed by Sarah Colley, in Archaeological Methods (Alexandria, VA: University of Sydney, 2009), 4 mins
This documentary, by ethnographer Martin Gibbs, is about baseline offset surveys.
directed by Sarah Colley, in Archaeological Methods (Alexandria, VA: University of Sydney, 2009), 4 mins
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Archaeological Methods, Dumpy Survey: How to Read the Staff
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directed by Sarah Colley, in Archaeological Methods (Alexandria, VA: University of Sydney, 2009), 3 mins
This documentary, by ethnographer Martin Gibbs, is about how to read the staff for a dumpy survey.
directed by Sarah Colley, in Archaeological Methods (Alexandria, VA: University of Sydney, 2009), 3 mins
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Archaeological Methods, Focusing a Dumpy
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directed by Sarah Colley, in Archaeological Methods (Alexandria, VA: University of Sydney, 2009), 2 mins
This documentary, by ethnographer Martin Gibbs, is about focusing a dumpy.
directed by Sarah Colley, in Archaeological Methods (Alexandria, VA: University of Sydney, 2009), 2 mins
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