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Birth of Civilization

2008    90 Minutes    No. Discs: 1    (Nat'l Geographic Vid)

EAN: 727994752998    UPC: 727994752998

National Geographic presents an epic account of the first 8,000 years of our civilization - from man's emergence on the planet through his continued quest to dominate the world. The Earth has witnessed the birth, growth and disappearance of numerous speci

National Geographic presents an epic account of the first 8,000 years of our civilization - from man's emergence on the planet through his continued quest to dominate the world. The Earth has witnessed the birth, growth and disappearance of numerous speci [less]

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Desperate Crossing: The Untold Story of the Mayflower

Lisa Wolfinger

Keith Bartlett, Paul Drinan, Edward Herrmann, Jacqueline King, Chris K. Layman

2007    180 Minutes    No. Discs: 1    Aspect Ratio: 1.33:1    (A&E Home Video)

EAN: 733961768190    UPC: 733961768190

From their self-imposed exile in Holland and perilous Atlantic crossing in the Mayflower to unimaginable hardships encountered in their new land, this is the definitive story of the Pilgrims and how they came to live--and ultimately prosper--in the harsh climate of an unfamiliar world.

From their self-imposed exile in Holland and perilous Atlantic crossing in the Mayflower to unimaginable hardships encountered in their new land, this is the definitive story of the Pilgrims and how they came to live--and ultimately prosper--in the harsh climate of an unfamiliar world. [less]

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Engineering an Empire: The Complete Series (History Channel)

Mark Cannon

Engineer An Empire

2007    748 Minutes    No. Discs: 6    Aspect Ratio: 1.33:1    (A&E HOME VIDEO)

EAN: 733961775358    UPC: 733961775358

The Parthenon. Chichén Itzá. The Pyramids. Their scale, complexity, and sheer beauty stand as permanent reminders of the indomitable strength and ingenuity of the human spirit.ENGINEERING AN EMPIRE: THE COLLECTOR S EDITION circles the globe to re-examine history s most magnificent civilizations by surveying the architectural and engineering triumphs they left behind. Beginning more than five-thousand years ago with the mind-boggling construction feats of the ancient Egyptians, the [...]

The Parthenon. Chichén Itzá. The Pyramids. Their scale, complexity, and sheer beauty stand as permanent reminders of the indomitable strength and ingenuity of the human spirit.ENGINEERING AN EMPIRE: THE COLLECTOR S EDITION circles the globe to re-examine history s most magnificent civilizations by surveying the architectural and engineering triumphs they left behind. Beginning more than five-thousand years ago with the mind-boggling construction feats of the ancient Egyptians, the 14 documentaries--including two feature-length specials--in this collection revive the spectacular glory of the past, from the great temples of Greece to the majestic and mysterious Tenochtitlan. Cutting-edge CGI graphics and stunning location footage reanimate the ancient streets of such cities as Carthage and Rome, while expert interview trace the rise of each empire and the technological achievements that paved the way for their gravity-defying masterpieces.Hosted by Peter Weller, ENGINEERING AN EMPIRE: THE COLLECTOR S EDITION unites each riveting moment of this critically-acclaimed and Emmy Award-winning series to reveal the innovation and infrastructure behind the world s most dazzling empires.DVD Features: Season 1 Behind-the-Scenes Featurette; Egypt Featurettes Inside Look , From The Director s Chair , and Everything You Wanted To Know About Egypt ; Rome Behind-the-Scenes Featurette [less]

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Founding Brothers (DVD)

The History Channel

Various

2012    200 Minutes    No. Discs: 2    (A&E HOME VIDEO)

EAN: 733961262490    UPC: 733961262490

Product DescriptionThe "self-evident" truths were intensely debated. In America's first years, Washington, Franklin, Hamilton, Jefferson, Adams, Madison and Burr struggled to transform their disparate visions into an enduring government.Based on Joseph Ellis's Pulitzer Prize winning book, FOUNDING BROTHERS examines six moments when the collisions and collusions of these towering figures left an indelible imprint on the nation: the secret dinner that determined the site of the capital and America [...]

Product DescriptionThe "self-evident" truths were intensely debated. In America's first years, Washington, Franklin, Hamilton, Jefferson, Adams, Madison and Burr struggled to transform their disparate visions into an enduring government.Based on Joseph Ellis's Pulitzer Prize winning book, FOUNDING BROTHERS examines six moments when the collisions and collusions of these towering figures left an indelible imprint on the nation: the secret dinner that determined the site of the capital and America's financial future; Benjamin Franklin's call for an end to slavery; George Washington's farewell address to the nation; John Adams's term as president; Hamilton and Burr's famous and fatal duel, and the final reconciliation between Adams and Jefferson.Drawing on the words of the founders and incisive commentary from leading scholars, FOUNDING BROTHERS is an elegant and engaging portrait of America's origins in personal conflict and compromise.DISC 1: A More Perfect UnionDISC 2: Evolution of a Revolution [less]

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History Channel Presents The Presidents, The

2005    360 Minutes    No. Discs: 3    Aspect Ratio: 1.33:1    (A&E Home Video)

EAN: 9780767077590    UPC: 733961717402

THE PRESIDENTS is an unprecedented eight-part survey of the personal lives and legacies of the remarkable men who have presided over the Oval Office. From George Washington to George W. Bush, THE PRESIDENTS gathers together vivid snapshots of all 43 Commanders in Chief who have guided America throughout its history--their powerful personalities, weaknesses, and major achievements or historical insignificance. Based on the book To the Best of My Ability, edited by Pulitzer Prize-winner James [...]

THE PRESIDENTS is an unprecedented eight-part survey of the personal lives and legacies of the remarkable men who have presided over the Oval Office. From George Washington to George W. Bush, THE PRESIDENTS gathers together vivid snapshots of all 43 Commanders in Chief who have guided America throughout its history--their powerful personalities, weaknesses, and major achievements or historical insignificance. Based on the book To the Best of My Ability, edited by Pulitzer Prize-winner James McPherson, THE PRESIDENTS features rare and unseen photographs and footage, unexpected insight and trivia from journalists, scholars, and politicians such as Walter Cronkite, David Brinkley, Wesley Clark, Bob Dole, and former President Jimmy Carter. Viewed within the changing contexts of each administration, the Presidency has never seemed more compelling and human. Narrated by Edward Herrmann (The Aviator), this three-DVD set is a proud addition to the award-winning documentary tradition of THE HISTORY CHANNEL®. DVD Features: Feature-length Bonus Program "All The Presidents' Wives"; Timeline of U.S. Presidents; Interactive Menus; Scene Selection [less]

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