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The Longest Voyage
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directed by Manuel H. Martín, 1980-; produced by Olmo Figueredo González-Quevedo, 1980-, Ricardo Ramón and José Amaral, La Claqueta (Paris, Ile-de-France: Java Films, 2021), 1 hour 16 mins
2022 marks the 500 year anniversary of Magellan and Elcano’s landmark circumnavigation of the globe - an incredible 3-year voyage that opened the gateway to the modern age. In charting our world, they opened the door to man’s next challenge: the journey into space. Both the Space Race and the Age of Discovery...
directed by Manuel H. Martín, 1980-; produced by Olmo Figueredo González-Quevedo, 1980-, Ricardo Ramón and José Amaral, La Claqueta (Paris, Ile-de-France: Java Films, 2021), 1 hour 16 mins
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Crash Course World History, Episode 42, Globalization II: Good or Bad
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directed by Stan Muller, fl. 2010; presented by John Green, 1977-; produced by Stan Muller, fl. 2010, in Crash Course World History, Episode 42 (Crash Course World History, 2020), 13 mins
In which John asks whether globalization is a net positive for humanity. While the new global economy has created a lot of wealth, and lifted a lot of people out of poverty, it also has some effects that aren't so hot. Wealth disparity, rising divorce rates, environmental damage, and new paths for the spread of di...
directed by Stan Muller, fl. 2010; presented by John Green, 1977-; produced by Stan Muller, fl. 2010, in Crash Course World History, Episode 42 (Crash Course World History, 2020), 13 mins
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Crash Course World History, Season 1, Episode 19, Venice and the Ottoman Empire
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directed by Stan Muller, fl. 2010; presented by John Green, 1977-; produced by Stan Muller, fl. 2010, in Crash Course World History, Season 1, Episode 19 (Crash Course World History, 2020), 10 mins
In which John Green discusses the strange and mutually beneficial relationship between a republic, the citystate of Venice, and an Empire, the Ottomans--and how studying history can help you to be a better boyfriend and/or girlfriend. Together, the Ottoman Empire and Venice grew wealthy by facilitating trade: The...
directed by Stan Muller, fl. 2010; presented by John Green, 1977-; produced by Stan Muller, fl. 2010, in Crash Course World History, Season 1, Episode 19 (Crash Course World History, 2020), 10 mins
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Crash Course World History, Season 1, Episode 21, Columbus, de Gama, and Zheng He! 15th Century Mariners.
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directed by Stan Muller, fl. 2010; presented by John Green, 1977-; produced by Stan Muller, fl. 2010, in Crash Course World History, Season 1, Episode 21 (Crash Course World History, 2020), 10 mins
In which John Green teaches you about the beginning of the so-called Age of Discovery. You've probably heard of Christopher Columbus, who "discovered" America in 1492, but what about Vasco da Gama? How about Zheng He? Columbus gets a bad rap from many modern historians, but it turns out he was pretty important as...
directed by Stan Muller, fl. 2010; presented by John Green, 1977-; produced by Stan Muller, fl. 2010, in Crash Course World History, Season 1, Episode 21 (Crash Course World History, 2020), 10 mins
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Crash Course World History, Season 1, Episode 33, Capitalism and Socialism
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directed by Stan Muller, fl. 2010; presented by John Green, 1977-; produced by Stan Muller, fl. 2010, in Crash Course World History, Season 1, Episode 33 (Crash Course World History, 2020), 13 mins
In which John Green teaches you about capitalism and socialism in a way that is sure to please commenters from both sides of the debate. Learn how capitalism arose from the industrial revolution, and then gave rise to socialism. Learn about how we got from the British East India Company to iPhones and consumer cul...
directed by Stan Muller, fl. 2010; presented by John Green, 1977-; produced by Stan Muller, fl. 2010, in Crash Course World History, Season 1, Episode 33 (Crash Course World History, 2020), 13 mins
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Crash Course World History, Season 1, Episode 41, Globalization I: The Upside
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directed by Stan Muller, fl. 2010; presented by John Green, 1977-; produced by Stan Muller, fl. 2010, in Crash Course World History, Season 1, Episode 41 (Crash Course World History, 2020), 11 mins
In which John Green teaches you about globalization, a subject so epic, so, um, global, it requires two videos. In this video, John follows the surprisingly complex path of t-shirt as it criss-crosses the world before coming to rest on your doorstep, and eventually in your dresser. (Unless you're one of those peop...
directed by Stan Muller, fl. 2010; presented by John Green, 1977-; produced by Stan Muller, fl. 2010, in Crash Course World History, Season 1, Episode 41 (Crash Course World History, 2020), 11 mins
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First Civilizations, Episode 4, Trade
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produced by Wall to Wall Media, Arte France and SBS Television, in First Civilizations, Episode 4 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2018), 54 mins
Trade explores the civilizing effect of buying and selling goods. In particular, the Indus Valley Civilization – on the borders of modern-day India and Pakistan – was seemingly created with the single purpose of encouraging the free flow of trade. The knock-on effects were massively beneficial - an increase in...
produced by Wall to Wall Media, Arte France and SBS Television, in First Civilizations, Episode 4 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2018), 54 mins
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Africa's Great Civilizations, Episode 3, Empires of Gold
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directed by Martin Bates, fl. 2010; produced by Martin Bates, fl. 2010, McGee Media, Inkwell Films and Kunhardt Films, in Africa's Great Civilizations, Episode 3 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2017), 53 mins
The third hour in the series marks an era of great commercial and manufacturing growth throughout several regions on the continent. It begins with the revolutionary transformation of North and West Africa. On the shores of the Sahara Desert, farmers, traders, warriors and nomads turned this region into the crossro...
directed by Martin Bates, fl. 2010; produced by Martin Bates, fl. 2010, McGee Media, Inkwell Films and Kunhardt Films, in Africa's Great Civilizations, Episode 3 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2017), 53 mins
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Africa's Great Civilizations, Episode 4, Cities
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directed by Martin Bates, fl. 2010; produced by Martin Bates, fl. 2010, McGee Media, Inkwell Films and Kunhardt Films, in Africa's Great Civilizations, Episode 4 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2017), 52 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 Martin Bates, fl. 2010; produced by Martin Bates, fl. 2010, McGee Media, Inkwell Films and Kunhardt Films, in Africa's Great Civilizations, Episode 4 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2017), 52 mins
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Africa's Great Civilizations, Episode 5, The Atlantic Age
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directed by Karen McGann, 1975-; presented by Henry Louis Gates, Jr., 1950-; produced by Karen McGann, 1975-, McGee Media, Inkwell Films and Kunhardt Films, in Africa's Great Civilizations, Episode 5 (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 Karen McGann, 1975-; presented by Henry Louis Gates, Jr., 1950-; produced by Karen McGann, 1975-, McGee Media, Inkwell Films and Kunhardt Films, in Africa's Great Civilizations, Episode 5 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2017), 53 mins
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