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Legacy, the origins of civilization, produced by Maryland Public Television and Central Independent Television, in association with NHK Japan and the British Museum ; producer & director, Peter Spry-Leverton ; written by Michael Wood

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Legacy, the origins of civilization, produced by Maryland Public Television and Central Independent Television, in association with NHK Japan and the British Museum ; producer & director, Peter Spry-Leverton ; written by Michael Wood
Language
eng
Characteristic
videorecording
Intended audience
Not rated. Contains nudity
Main title
Legacy
Medium
videorecording
Oclc number
608547443
Responsibility statement
produced by Maryland Public Television and Central Independent Television, in association with NHK Japan and the British Museum ; producer & director, Peter Spry-Leverton ; written by Michael Wood
Runtime
304
Sub title
the origins of civilization
Summary
This six part series explores the influence on ancient culture on our lives today. Host Michael Wood visits the ancient cities and great ports of India and China, the deserts of Egypt and Iraq, the Mexico of the Inca, Aztec and Mayan peoples, the Greek and Roman monuments of Europe and the jungles of Central America searching for the living legacies of these once great civilizations. The series traces how the institutions that arose with urban civilization 5,000 years ago, such as organized religion, bureaucratic government and international trade are still affecting the political and cultural mindset of many parts of the world today
Technique
live action

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