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1421: the Year China Discovered America
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directed by David Wallace; produced by Clive Syddall, fl. 1989 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2004, originally published 2004), 1 hour 54 mins
This documentary examines the theories outlined by Gavin Menzies in his best-selling book. An amateur historian and former submarine commander in the British Navy, Menzies poses an argument that could change the way we perceive global history forever -- that Chinese admirals discovered America and Chinese junks fi...
directed by David Wallace; produced by Clive Syddall, fl. 1989 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2004, originally published 2004), 1 hour 54 mins
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1913: Seeds of Conflict
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directed by Ben Loeterman, fl. 1979; produced by Ben Loeterman, fl. 1979 and Itay Ken Tor, fl. 1999-2014, Ben Loeterman Productions (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2014), 54 mins
1913: Seeds of Conflict examines a critical yet overlooked moment of transformation in Palestine, long before the Balfour Declaration and British Mandate period usually considered the matchstick for today's ongoing struggles. It was a time when identities were fluid and few Arabs or Jews living there could imagin...
directed by Ben Loeterman, fl. 1979; produced by Ben Loeterman, fl. 1979 and Itay Ken Tor, fl. 1999-2014, Ben Loeterman Productions (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2014), 54 mins
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Africa, Episode 5, The Bible and the Gun
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directed by Christopher Ralling, 1930-; presented by Basil Davidson, 1913-2010; produced by John Percival, 1937-2005, Channel Four Television, Mitchell Beazley Television and Monarda Arts, in Africa, Episode 5 (Halle, Saxony-Anhalt: ArtHaus Musik, 1984), 52 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 Christopher Ralling, 1930-; presented by Basil Davidson, 1913-2010; produced by John Percival, 1937-2005, Channel Four Television, Mitchell Beazley Television and Monarda Arts, in Africa, Episode 5 (Halle, Saxony-Anhalt: ArtHaus Musik, 1984), 52 mins
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El Antillano
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directed by Tito Román Rivera, fl. 2014; produced by Tito Román Rivera, fl. 2014, Caserio Films (Puerto Rico: Caserio Films, 2015), 1 hour 22 mins

Un documental sobre el icónico revolucionario puertorriqueño, Ramón Emeterio Betances, que nos lleva a una viaje a Francia, Cuba, República Dominicana, Haití y Puerto Rico. Betances vivió y influyó revolucionarios importantes en todos estos países. A pesar de su importancia, es más conocido en el estranje...

directed by Tito Román Rivera, fl. 2014; produced by Tito Román Rivera, fl. 2014, Caserio Films (Puerto Rico: Caserio Films, 2015), 1 hour 22 mins
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written by William Henry Archer, 1825-1909, in Letters of William Archer, 1847-1866. MS 264, of National Library of Australia (1853) , 8 page(s)
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Big History, Season 1, Episode 2, Horse Power Revolution
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directed by Samuel K. Dolan, 1980-; produced by Ryan T. Hurst, fl. 2003-2017, Flight 33 Productions, in Big History, Season 1, Episode 2 (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2013), 22 mins

"Big History" puts a sci-fi spin on history by linking iconic events to our daily lives. What if every event in history is connected?

The horse has been a revolutionary animal in unexpected ways. It has changed how we speak, what we wear, and sets the hidden limit for the size of our most massive empires.

directed by Samuel K. Dolan, 1980-; produced by Ryan T. Hurst, fl. 2003-2017, Flight 33 Productions, in Big History, Season 1, Episode 2 (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2013), 22 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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written by William Henry Archer, 1825-1909, in Letters of William Archer, 1847-1866. MS 264, of National Library of Australia (1855) , 2 page(s)
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Chivalry and Betrayal: The Hundred Years War, Episode 1, Trouble in the Family: 1337-1360
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directed by Graham Johnson; presented by Janina Ramirez; produced by Graham Johnson, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Chivalry and Betrayal: The Hundred Years War, Episode 1 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2013), 48 mins
As the kings of England and the kings of France fought for possession of the crown of France, The Hundred Years’ War would become the longest and the bloodiest conflict in medieval history, replacing the feudal order with an order of nations and propelling France and England into the modern age. Appearing amidst...
directed by Graham Johnson; presented by Janina Ramirez; produced by Graham Johnson, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Chivalry and Betrayal: The Hundred Years War, Episode 1 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2013), 48 mins
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Chivalry and Betrayal: The Hundred Years War, Episode 2, Breaking the Bonds: 1360-1415
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directed by Serena Davies, fl. 2007; presented by Janina Ramirez; produced by Serena Davies, fl. 2007, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Chivalry and Betrayal: The Hundred Years War, Episode 2 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2013), 52 mins
As the kings of England and the kings of France fought for possession of the crown of France, The Hundred Years’ War would become the longest and the bloodiest conflict in medieval history, replacing the feudal order with an order of nations and propelling France and England into the modern age. Appearing amidst...
directed by Serena Davies, fl. 2007; presented by Janina Ramirez; produced by Serena Davies, fl. 2007, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Chivalry and Betrayal: The Hundred Years War, Episode 2 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2013), 52 mins
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