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100 Years of Silence: The Germans in Namibia
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directed by Halfdan Muurholm and Casper Erichsen; produced by Halfdan Muurholm (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2007), 1 hour 8 mins
One hundred years ago, the Herero people of Namibia were nearly exterminated by German colonial soldiers in what has become known as the first genocide of the 20th century. Herero men, women and children were rounded up like cattle and put into Germany's first ever concentration camps. Four years later, three-quar...
directed by Halfdan Muurholm and Casper Erichsen; produced by Halfdan Muurholm (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2007), 1 hour 8 mins
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Africa, Episode 7, The Rise of Nationalism
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directed by Andrew Harries, 1954-; presented by Basil Davidson, 1913-2010; produced by John Percival, 1937-2005, Channel Four Television, Monarda Arts and Mitchell Beazley Television, in Africa, Episode 7 (Halle, Saxony-Anhalt: ArtHaus Musik, 1984), 53 mins
This major eight-part series reveals the rich and diverse drama of African history and is presented by the distinguished historian and scholar Basil Davidson. Covering a vast time scale - from the origins of some of the world‘s greatest civilisations, to colonisation, the rise of nationalism and the emergence of...
directed by Andrew Harries, 1954-; presented by Basil Davidson, 1913-2010; produced by John Percival, 1937-2005, Channel Four Television, Monarda Arts and Mitchell Beazley Television, in Africa, Episode 7 (Halle, Saxony-Anhalt: ArtHaus Musik, 1984), 53 mins
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Armada: The Untold Story, Part 1, Day 1
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directed by Robin Dashwood, 1972-; produced by Robin Dashwood, 1972-, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Armada: The Untold Story, Part 1 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2015), 52 mins
Day 1 is part of the fascinating BBC history series Armada: The Untold Story which looks at how this famous battle changed European history forever.
directed by Robin Dashwood, 1972-; produced by Robin Dashwood, 1972-, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Armada: The Untold Story, Part 1 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2015), 52 mins
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Armada: The Untold Story, Part 2, The Battle for England
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directed by Tim Dunn, fl. 1993; produced by Tim Dunn, fl. 1993 and Robin Dashwood, 1972-, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Armada: The Untold Story, Part 2 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2015), 53 mins
The Battle for England is part of the insightful BBC history series Armada: The Untold Story which examines the long lasting effects of this game-changing battle.
directed by Tim Dunn, fl. 1993; produced by Tim Dunn, fl. 1993 and Robin Dashwood, 1972-, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Armada: The Untold Story, Part 2 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2015), 53 mins
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Armada: The Untold Story, Part 3, Endgame
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directed by Simon Winchcombe, fl. 2008; produced by Simon Winchcombe, fl. 2008 and Robin Dashwood, 1972-, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Armada: The Untold Story, Part 3 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2015), 52 mins
Endgame is the final episode in the revelatory BBC history series Armada: The Untold Story which examines the wide reaching effects that the Armada had on European politics and history.
directed by Simon Winchcombe, fl. 2008; produced by Simon Winchcombe, fl. 2008 and Robin Dashwood, 1972-, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Armada: The Untold Story, Part 3 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2015), 52 mins
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Biography, Emperor Hirohito
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in Biography (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1963), 26 mins
This documentary examines the early days of Hirohito's reign through his role in Japan's miraculous post-war resurgence.
in Biography (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1963), 26 mins
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China: Triumph and Turmoil, Episode 1, Emperors
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presented by Niall Ferguson, 1964-; produced by Chimerica Media, in China: Triumph and Turmoil, Episode 1 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2012), 48 mins
The transformation of China into a global superpower raises some of the most challenging questions of our time – and this revealing series seeks out the answers. Will this turn out to be China’s century or will the Red Dragon crash and burn? Niall Ferguson travels through this vast country to find out how a fi...
presented by Niall Ferguson, 1964-; produced by Chimerica Media, in China: Triumph and Turmoil, Episode 1 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2012), 48 mins
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Empires, Egypt's Golden Empire
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directed by James Hawes, fl. 1990-2014; produced by Richard Bradley, fl. 1990, in Empires (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2001, originally published 2001), 2 hours 43 mins
In 1570 B.C., Rome was a marsh, the Acropolis an empty rock, but Egypt was 1,000 years old. The pyramid-builders were gone, yet Egypt still awaited its New Kingdom, an empire forged by conquest and remembered for eons. This documentary comes to life through letters and records evoking the passion and riches of a t...
directed by James Hawes, fl. 1990-2014; produced by Richard Bradley, fl. 1990, in Empires (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2001, originally published 2001), 2 hours 43 mins
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France Actualites, March 23, 1945
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produced by Les Actualites Francaises, in France Actualites (Bry-sur-Marne, Ile de France, 1945, originally published 1945), 11 mins
produced by Les Actualites Francaises, in France Actualites (Bry-sur-Marne, Ile de France, 1945, originally published 1945), 11 mins
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From Congo to Zaire
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directed by Olivier Moser and Frederic Tadino (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2001), 1 hour 2 mins
The Congo, the largest country in Central Africa, was granted its independence from Belgium in 1960. This riveting historical documentary, using a wealth of archival material, illustrates how the legacy of colonialism effected modern Congo, led first by Patrice Lumumba, then by General Mobutu for thirty years. Fro...
directed by Olivier Moser and Frederic Tadino (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2001), 1 hour 2 mins
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