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Andrew Marr's History of the World DVD


Andrew Marr sets off on an epic journey through the explosive events, changes, conflicts and triumphs that shaped 70,000 years of human history. From our earliest beginnings in Africa, Marr traces the story of our nomadic ancestors as they spread out around the world and settled down to become the first farmers and townspeople. With spectacular images, compelling characters and incisive narration, this is an epic journey through human history and the story of the world we live in today, featuring dramatic reconstruction, documentary filming around the world and cutting-edge computer graphics.

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  • 12 November 2012
  • Andrew Marr
  • DVD
  • 2entertain
  • 12
  • 467 minutes
  • PAL

The BBC's political commentator, Andrew Marr journeys across the globe to present this eight-part series tracing humanity's history over 70,000 years. Alongside re-enactments and state-of-the-art CGI, the series charts the major events in the story of mankind's development, from its earliest beginnings in Africa through to the position of dominance it holds today. The episodes are: 'Survival', 'Age of Empire', 'The Word and the Sword', 'Into the Light', 'Age of Plunder', 'Revolution', 'Age of Industry' and 'Age of Extremes'.

Please note this is a region 2 DVD and will require a region 2 or region free DVD player in order to play With striking insights intriguing historical detail and human stories all brought to life by exciting moving and vivid bite-size dramas this fascinating series takes us from hunter-gatherers in Africa to the early settlers in Mesopotamia from the wonders of Egypt to Ancient Rome and from the French Revolution to the Digital Revolution Told from some of the actual spots where the defining moments of our history occurred including the Valley of the Kings China&39;s Shaanxi province the Nazca lines in Peru and the Palace of Knossos viewers are immersed in the great narrative of civilisation It is a story that takes in China&39;s terrifying First Emperor Qin Shi Huang Cleopatra and Napoleon and also the great pioneers from civil engineer Yu the Great and mathematician al-Khwarizmi to the father of immunology Edward Jenner and birth control activist Margaret Sanger Actors Andrew Marr Certificate 12 years and over Year 2012 Screen 1781 Anamorphic Languages English - Dolby Digital (20) Stereo Subtitles English for the hearing impaired Closed Captions Yes Duration 7 hours and 47 minutes (approx)

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