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Human Geography: Making Sense of Planet Earth

As the human population marches toward 10 billion people, understanding where people live, how they are connected, and how they are shaping different parts of the planet is essential.

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Length: 232 minutes
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A History of Christianity: The First Three Thousand Years

Presented by Diarmaid MacCulloch, The BBC series, A History Of Christianity will reveal the true origins of Christianity. Intelligent, thought-provoking and magisterial in its scope the series will reveal how a small Jewish sect that preached humility became the biggest religion in the world.

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Length: 6 discs X 60 minutes each
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Day the Universe Changed, The

James Burke looks at times when new knowledge or discoveries has altered that thinking and explores the cultural changes those discoveries effected.

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Length: 550 minutes
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Healing and the Mind

Moyers Visits with physicians, scientists, therapists and patients around the world, investigating the growing number of alternate therapies, their degree of success and the amount of clinical evidence to support their success.

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Length: 318 minutes
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Great American Authors: Since 1650

Featuring such greats as Poe…Dickinson…Twain…Alcott…Hemingway..Wolfe…Steinbeck...Vonnegut and Morrison, this eight part series presents the lives and literary output of over 60 of America's most read authors.

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Length: 240 minutes
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Global Warming: The Rising Storm

In the last half of the 20th century, scientists began understanding that industrialization and the effects of explosive population growth were affecting the fundamental structure and composition of earth's atmosphere. Man's ever-increasing thirst for energy, quenched by the burning of fossil fuels, has dramatically increased greenhouse gases in the lower atmosphere.

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Length: 114 minutes
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Connections 1

As the Sherlock Holmes of science, Burke tracks through 12,000 years of history for the clues that lead us to eight great life changing inventions-the atom bomb, telecommunications, the computer, the production line, jet aircraft, plastics, rocketry and television.

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Length: 500 minutes
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A History of Hispanic Achievement in America

"A History of Hispanic Achievement in America" is a rich history that started 500 years ago when Christopher Columbus stepped ashore in the new world.

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Length: 216 minutes
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Ascent of Man, The (Digitally Remastered)

An American Film Festival Award winner, this 13 volume series attempts a massive survey of science, from flint tools to the theory of relativity.

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Length: 676 minutes
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A History of Women's Achievement in America

The unique and independent American woman: adventurer... pioneer... poet... mother... educator... artist... freedom fighter. A History of Women's Achievement in America examines the 400-year history of American women's inspiring accomplishments and victories.

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Length: 216 minutes
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Miracle Planet

Miracle Planet is a five-part series that recounts the profound and gripping story of Earth's mysterious evolution.

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Length: 248 minutes
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A DVD History of the U.S. Constitution

In this series we shall see how this document has protected the American people from the abuses of power and tyranny and how for over two centuries the principles set forth by the U.S. Constitution have empowered Americans to excel and aspire to greatness.

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Length: 224 minutes
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BBC Shakespeare 5 Pack Tragedy II Giftbox Set

In response to the high number of requests for the BBC Shakespeare titles...Ambrose Video is releasing Tragedy II coming in October of 2005.

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Length: 13 hours 7 minutes
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A History of Black Achievement in America

This original, eight-part series documents Black Achievement in American history, its defining role in the growth of the country, and its influence on current events.

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Length: 216 minutes
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Shakespeare: The Animated Tales

Already enjoyed in fifty countries, with two US Primetime Emmy Awards, and New York Festival Gold Award to its credit, Shakespeare - The Animated Tales has won a vast, new audience with its skillful, short adaptations of the Bard's best loved plays. The series includes the voices of Huge Grant, Brian Cox, Alec McCowen, Linus Roache, Zoë Wanamaker, and many more...<

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Length: 300 minutes
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BBC Shakespeare 5 Pack Histories Giftbox Set

5 PLAYS ON 5 DVDS IN GIFTBOXED SET!

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Length: 14 hours: 5 minutes
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Burt Wolf - What We Eat

Christopher Columbus introduced the two old worlds and created a new world. The exchange of plants and animals altered the way people ate and that transformed the planet.

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Length: 364 minutes
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BBC Shakespeare 5 Pack Comedies Giftbox Set

5 PLAYS ON 5 DVDS IN GIFTBOXED SET!

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Length: 11 hours 9 minutes
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Triumph of the Nerds

It happened more or less by accident; the people who made it happen were amateurs; and for the most part they still are. From his own Silicon Valley garage, author Bob Cringely puts PC bigshots and nerds on the spot, and tells their incredible true stories. Like the industry itself, the series is informative, funny and brash.<

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Length: 150 minutes
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Beckett on Film

Beckett now available on DVD for the first time ever! This acclaimed film project includes all 19 plays of Samuel Beckett, considered the most significant Irish playwright of the 20th century.

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Length: 10 hours, 21 minutes
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BBC Shakespeare 5 Pack Tragedy Giftbox Set

5 PLAYS ON 5 DVDS IN GIFTBOXED SET!

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Length: 14 hours and 54 minutes
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Shock of the New, The

Robert Hughes' history of Modern Art from Cubism to Pop and the Avant-Garde

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Length: 416 minutes
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Long Search, The

This sound and picture enhanced series has served as the basis of successful religious philosophy courses around the world. An American Film Festival Red Ribbon winner, the series gives a balanced treatment of a force that is sadly neglected in most educations, the basic beliefs of the major religions in the world today.

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Length: 676 minutes
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BBC Shakespeare Plays - DVD

Shakespeare is rightly called the world's greatest playwright for the soaring beauty of his language, for his profound insight into human nature, for the truths he dramatized and for the realism of the characters he created. He was, and remains, a superb entertainer.

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Length: 37 Plays (times vary)
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