But our oldest foe, disease, thrives in industrial cities. Threatened by extinction, we innovate to survive — discovering fire and farming; building cities and pyramids; inventing trade — and mastering the art of war. But a greater killer stalks Mankind - the Plague. Armed with this wonder metal, ordinary folk can overthrow tyrants and build a new world order. This is an age of innovation, transformation and mass production. They help pay for the Taj Mahal. Millions of books are printed.
From the birth of democracy in Athens, to the creation of the Bible in Babylon — people power reshapes Mankind. The greatest power of all was unleashed over Hiroshima on August 6, 1945. They fill the treasure chests of pirates. He leaves 40 million dead bodies in his wake. The Industrial Revolution replaces muscle power with machines, freeing Mankind from nature's limits. The result is an extraordinary detective story. The stage is set for a clash of civilisations - the Crusades.
Today one in three people on the planet are Christians. But Christianity may never have happened without the Roman Empire. Mankind embraces a groundbreaking way of telling this epic human story. American revolutionaries confront a mighty empire. His death gives birth to a global religion.
On a unique planet, a unique species takes its first steps: Mankind begins. The greatest power of all was unleashed over Hiroshima on 6 August 1945. Modern-day artists demonstrate the ingenious techniques used to create these true to life masterpieces in marble, bronze and paint. This is a community managed collection, hosted offshore. The American Revolution inspires dreams of political and personal liberty. One of them will inspire a journey to the New World. Mankind is the first television series in a generation to tackle the history of the human race through the ages.
From the birth of democracy in Athens, to the creation of the Bible in Babylon—people power reshapes Mankind. Armed with this wonder metal, ordinary folk can overthrow tyrants and build a new world order. His death gives birth to a global religion. They help pay for the Taj Mahal. But progress has its dark side. Millions of books are printed.
But it will be destroyed because of a domino effect. Follow-up to America: The Story of Us 2010. From there unfolds a fast-paced story told here through key turning points—stepping stones in our journey from hunter-gatherer to global citizen. The demand for rubber devastates Africa. The demand for rubber devastates Africa. I recommend everyone to watch this show.
Within a hundred years, the irrational fear that produced a witch trial in Salem gives way to a very rational cry for freedom. But a handful of Pilgrims come as pioneers — looking for freedom. It's been an amazing journey. Sooke explores the remarkable artistic legacy of Pompeii before showing how Rome's first emperor, Augustus, used the power of art to help forge an empire. Armed with this wonder metal, ordinary folk can overthrow tyrants and build a new world order.
Today one in three people on the planet are Christians. Embracing groundbreaking storytelling methods, it features jaw-dropping imagery and dramatic reconstructions of the most critical events in human history. American revolutionaries confront a mighty empire. Neil Oliver heads out from the Scandinavian homelands to Russia, Turkey and Ireland to trace the beginnings of a vast trading empire that handled Chinese silks as adeptly as Pictish slaves. But it will be destroyed because of a domino effect.
Today there are 7 billion of us in every corner of the globe. Neil discovers a world of 'starry-eyed maidens' and Buddhist statues that are a world away from our British experience of axe-wielding warriors, although it turns out that there were quite a few of those as well. Instead, Christopher Columbus lands in America — and discovers gold. A vast network of roads and shipping lanes, it allows goods and ideas to flow across three continents. Within 30 years the Aztecs will be conquered.