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Andrew Marr's History of the World

Datum
Di 24 juli 2018
Tijd
21:00 tot 22:00
Zender
BBC Four
Deel-url
gids.tv/20678727

Herhaling. Andrew Marr sets off on an epic journey through 70,000 years of human history, showing how great forces of nature and individual genius shaped human destiny.

Using dramatic reconstructions, documentary filming around the world and cutting-edge computer graphics, he reveals the decisive moments that shaped the world we live in today. Starting with our earliest beginnings in Africa, Marr traces the story of our nomadic ancestors as they spread out around the world and settled down to become the first farmers and townspeople.

He uncovers extraordinary handprints left in European caves nearly 30,000 years ago and shows how human ingenuity led to inventions which are still with us today. He also discovers how the first civilisations were driven to extremes to try to overcome the forces of nature, adapting and surviving against the odds, and reveals how everyday life in ancient Egypt had more in common with today's soap operas than might be imagined. (2012)

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