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The Making of Spain, Season 1, Episode 3, Nation
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directed by Sian Salt, fl. 2009; presented by Simon Sebag Montefiore, 1965-; produced by Sian Salt, fl. 2009, Open University and British Broadcasting Corporation, in The Making of Spain, Season 1, Episode 3 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2015), 51 mins

The cultures and religions that have shaped the Spain we know today are revealed over the course of a journey through its key cities – Madrid, Granada, Cordoba, Seville and Cartagena – in the company of historian Simon Sebag Montefiore. It’s a story packed with surprises and includes some of the great civili...

directed by Sian Salt, fl. 2009; presented by Simon Sebag Montefiore, 1965-; produced by Sian Salt, fl. 2009, Open University and British Broadcasting Corporation, in The Making of Spain, Season 1, Episode 3 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2015), 51 mins
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Vienna: Empire, Dynasty and Dream, Episode 3
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directed by Richard Downes, fl. 1993-2014; presented by Simon Sebag Montefiore, 1965-; produced by Open University and British Broadcasting Corporation, in Vienna: Empire, Dynasty and Dream (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2016), 50 mins

In the final episode, Simon Sebag Montefiore follows the Habsburgs to their dramatic demise. From his struggles with Napoleon III and Bismarck and the suicide of his son Rudolf, to the assassination of his beautiful wife Sisi, Emperor Franz Josef's empire and his family proved impossible to control.

But while the...

directed by Richard Downes, fl. 1993-2014; presented by Simon Sebag Montefiore, 1965-; produced by Open University and British Broadcasting Corporation, in Vienna: Empire, Dynasty and Dream (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2016), 50 mins
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