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Italy

Finally, our journey must come to an end in Italy, a country once made rich from its maritime trade. Our final voyage begins in Venice, the birthplace of merchants like Marco Polo, whose exotic tales from the east strengthened trade all those centuries ago. Sumnima Udas visits the MOSE project, Libreria Acqua Alta, Mantero silk factory, and the World's Expo on this episode of Silk Road: Past, Present, Future.
Online
2019; 2015
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To Auschwitz and Back

Holocaust survivor Joe Engel vividly tells the story of his journey to hell and back, including escaping from a death train and working covertly as a freedom fighter.
Online
2019; 2018
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In Search of Medieval Britain: London and South East

Medieval art historian Alixe Bovey follows the Gough Map to the once-important port town, Sandwich; to Canterbury Cathedral, the resting place of Thomas Becket; and to London, which became one of the most powerful cities of the Middle Ages thanks to the River Thames.
Online
2019; 2008
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In Search of Medieval Britain: South West

Medieval art historian Dr Alixe Bovey embarks on a historical journey around the country using the oldest surviving road map of Great Britain: the Gough map.
Online
2019; 2008
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Gladiators - the Brutal Truth

For 750 years, the local colosseum was the only place to go if you were looking for some action. What began as human sacrifice during funeral rites for wealthy families resulted in a violent, bloody battle staged in front of 50,000 fans. Gladiators were slaves, but the archaeological remains at Pompeii and the Roman Colosseum reveal that they were held in the same esteem as modern day sports stars. Gladiators explains how this "sport" was used as a tool of political power and how the Gladiators rose up and waged war against their owners. Two versions are available: presenter-free, and presenter-led, with Terry Jones of Monty Python fame.
Online
2019; 2000
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The Viking Trade: An Unlikely Relationship

"The Vikings" conjures up images of fierce warriors with horned helmets who ruled the seas and raided towns. However, unknown to many, the Vikings were the international tradesmen of their time. In Constantinople or modern day Istanbul, they traded silk and gold. Sumnima Udas visits an archeologists and a ship reconstruction expert in Roskilde, explores using innovative technology for modern shipping routes, and examines the lucrative amber trade on this episode of Silk Road: Past, Present, Future.
Online
2019; 2016
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In Search of Medieval Britain: North of England

Medieval art historian Alixe Bovey embarks on a historical journey around the country using the oldest surviving road map of Great Britain: the Gough Map.
Online
2019; 2008
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Ancient Rome - the Rise and Fall of an Empire: Constantine

The fifth episode in the landmark drama-documentary series shows how the Emperor Constantine brought Christianity to the western world.
Online
2019; 2006
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In Search of Medieval Britain: Scotland

Dr. Alixe Bovey explores the most mysterious region on the Gough Map-Scotland-which was a nation still in its infancy when the document was produced in the 14th century.
Online
2019; 2008
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In Search of Medieval Britain: Wales

Historian Alixe Bovey follows the 600-year-old Gough Map through Wales, visiting St David's Cathedral, the once impregnable Caerphilly Castle and other historic sites.
Online
2019; 2008
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100 Years, 100 Events: 1900's

Every decade has its share of important events. But in this completely engrossing series we bring you only the best, the most far-reaching, the most worldly, and the most consequential. You will see a unique clarity of history through the "most privy" in insider accounts and expert witnesses. Events include: the World Exhibition In Paris, Death Of Queen Victoria, The Wright Brothers, Earthquake in San Francisco, Rasputin And The Romanovs, and Suffragette Demonstrations.
Online
2019; 2010
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The Medieval Court of Richard II-How to Get Ahead

Richard II presided over the first truly sophisticated and artistic court in England. Painters, sculptors, poets, tailors, weavers and builders flocked to court to make their fortunes. Nevertheless, these were dangerous times and being close to Richard brought many a courtier to a sticky end.
Online
2019; 2013
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Homeland

Berlin was Holocaust headquarters - but for young Israeli Jews, it's the paragon of cool. Why choose to live in the place where your people's extermination was conceived and directed? Eric Campbell tracks one of the odder modern migrations as he goes inside Berlin's Jewish diaspora.
Online
2019; 2018
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In Search of Medieval Britain: Heartlands

Historian Alixe Bovey follows the Gough Map through Englands Midlands where she visits Lincoln Cathedral, Sherwood Forest and Britain's oldest pub.
Online
2019; 2008
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The Court of Louis XIV-How to Get Ahead

This program explores the flamboyant Baroque court of the Sun King, Louis XIV. Louis created the Palace of Versailles so that he could surround himself with aristocrats, artists, interior designers, gardeners, wigmakers, chefs, and musicians. Hordes of ambitious courtiers scrambled to get close to the king, but it was the unseemly activities in the royal bedchamber that reflected the quickest path to power.
Online
2019; 2013
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100 Years, 100 Events: 1920's

Every decade has its share of important events. But in this completely engrossing series we bring you only the best, the most far-reaching, the most worldly, and the most consequential. You will see a unique clarity of history through the "most privy" in insider accounts and expert witnesses. Events include: The Beginning Of Prohibition, Mussolini's March To Rome, The Excavation Of Tutankhamen, The Putsch: Hitler, Stalin - Lenin, Charlie Chaplin In Hollywood, Josephine Baker In Her Banana Skirt, Charles Lindbergh Flies Across The Atlantic, Help Through Penicillin, and The Stock-Market Crash And Its Consequences.
Online
2019; 2010
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100 Years, 100 Events: 1910's

Every decade has its share of important events. But in this completely engrossing series we bring you only the best, the most far-reaching, the most worldly, and the most consequential. You will see a unique clarity of history through the "most privy" in insider accounts and expert witnesses. Events include: The Race To The South Pole, The Maiden Voyage Of The Titanic, The German Kaiser, Sarajevo And The Beginning Of World War I, WWI - The Great War: The Battle Of Verdun, The Russian October Revolution, Scheidemann Proclaims The German Republic, and The Treaty Of Versailles.
Online
2019; 2010
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Human Zoo: The Final Journey of Calafate

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At the end of the 19th century, four groups of indigenous people were taken from Chile by a German businessman and were shown as animals in different fairs and public exhibitions in several Europeans cities, including Berlin, Leipzig, and symbolic places such as the area surrounding the Eiffel Tower. The Human Zoo retraces the disturbing and moving journey of the abducted natives and surprises with every new discovery--including the remains of five members of the Kawesqar culture found at the Anthropological Department of the University of Zurich.
Online
2018; 2011
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Lou Andreas-Solome, the Audacity to Be Free

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Lou Andreas-Salome, the woman who enraptured nineteenth century Europe's greatest minds, recounts her life to Ernst Pfeiffer in this German film directed by Cordula Kablitz-Post. A published novelist, poet and essayist, Salome's desire to live a life free from convention scandalized society but spurred genius and passion in others, including Friedrich Nietzsche, Paul Ree and her lover, the poet Rainer Maria Rilke. Working with Sigmund Freud, she became the first female psychoanalyst.
DVD
2018
Law (Klaus Reading Room) Map
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Happy End

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When her mother falls ill under mysterious circumstances, young Eve (Fantine Harduin) is sent to live with her estranged father's wealthy relatives in Calais. But trouble is brewing, as a series of intergenerational back-stabbings threaten to tear the family apart. Meanwhile, distracted by infidelities and betrayals, they fail to notice that their new arrival has a sinister secret of her own.
DVD
2018; 2017
Clemons (Stacks)