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A History Of Ancient Britain (DVD 2012, 2-Disc Set)

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Continues Neil's landmark exploration of how our land and its people came to be, which began with 'A History of Scotland.' A journey into an ancient world - '...a journey through time, as well as through landscape. These two dimensions will provide material for a travelogue that will encourage readers to look at and see their old familiar landscapes, in different ways. Even those parts that people think of as 'wild', 'natural' or 'untouched' are in fact the product of the hand of men and women at work for 12,000 and more years. There is not a square foot of ground that hasn't been touched and irrevocably altered by us and our forebears. Who indeed where the first Britons and what world did they occupy? The book will be, in a part, a Rough Guide to the past that is all around us and in part something of a book of wonders. What archaeologists call Prehistory accounts in fact for more than 99 per cent of the story of humankind on these islands. It is, in many ways, an untold story - and so much of it is astonishing..

Product Identifiers:

APN 9397810231894
Title A History Of Ancient Britain
Format DVD
Product Release Date 02/02/2012


Key Features:

Theatrical Release Year 2011
Number of Discs 2
Actors Neil Oliver
Rating G
Rating Info General Exhibition
Language English
Run Time 234 minutes


Theatrical Information:

Primary Genre Special Interest
Sub Genre Historical, History, History & Culture
Studio BBC


Technical Information:

Aspect Ratio 1.78:1
Main Audio Type Dolby Digital 2.0
Video Format PAL