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Great Authors of the British Isles

This series introduces the extraordinary body of English literature with such authors as Chaucer, Shakespeare, William Wordsworth, Jane Austen, Charles Dickens, T. S. Eliot, J. K. Rowling and more.

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Length: 3 Hours & 52 Minutes
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Civilization: Is the West History?

Niall Ferguson explores how Western civilization - a clear minority of mankind - secured a lion's share of the world's resources, and examines whether the West is about to be overtaken by the rest.

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Length: 6 x 48 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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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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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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History's Turning Points II

Fly with the Wright Brothers, storm the Bastille, learn how television was created and what it meant to the war in Vietnam.

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Length: 325 minutes
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History's Turning Points

Each turning point in history has behind it a story and a set of principal characters whose dilemmas and conflicts form its dramatic core, and whose unique personalities influenced the outcome of events.

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Length: 325 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