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Andrew Marr's History of the World Al-Khwarizmi

Andrew Marr examines the life and influence of mathematician al-Khwarizmi and the Islamic Golden Age in 827 AD.
  • 2012
  • 00:05:24
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/30/2020

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Andrew Marr's History of the World Boston Tea Party

In 1773, the Boston Tea Party set the stage for the American Revolutionary War.
  • 2012
  • 00:07:30
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/30/2020

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Andrew Marr's History of the World Confucius

Great thinkers like Confucius proposed new ideas about how to rule more wisely and live in a better society. It is still impossible to understand modern China without understanding Confucius.
  • 2012
  • 00:06:28
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/30/2020

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Andrew Marr's History of the World Marco Polo

By exploring the adventures of Marco Polo, Andrew Marr finds out how Europe emerged from the so-called ‘Dark Ages’ and used influences from around the world to rise again with the Renaissance.
  • 2012
  • 00:07:53
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/30/2020

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Andrew Marr's History of the World Mansa Musa

The year is 1324 and Emperor Mansa Musa of Mali was about to burst upon the world.
  • 2012
  • 00:06:17
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/30/2020

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Andrew Marr's History of the World Genghis Khan

The warrior king Genghis Khan conquered with brutal success, creating a vast empire.
  • 2012
  • 00:07:30
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/30/2020

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Andrew Marr's History of the World Haiti Revolution

Inspired by the French Revolution, African slaves in Haiti rose up against slave owners.
  • 2012
  • 00:07:44
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/30/2020

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Andrew Marr's History of the World Socrates

The father of western philosophy discovers the limits of democracy and free speech.
  • 2012
  • 00:05:16
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/30/2020

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Andrew Marr's History of the World Chess game: Man vs. machine

We visit New York to trace the story of man versus machine, Gary Kasparov against IBM’s Deep Blue, in a chess game that gripped the world.
  • 2012
  • 00:05:16
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/29/2020

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Andrew Marr's History of the World King Leopold II

In Brussels, we learn how the British explorer Henry Morton Stanley mapped out the Congo River, only for King Leopold II of Belgium – in his quest to conquer as much as he could – to cause genocide in the Congo, effects of which remain today.
  • 2012
  • 00:07:58
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/29/2020

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