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Series: Bronze Age

 

Rise of Civilization

   2016    History
The Bronze Age covers 2,000 years of history in the Aegean/Mediterranean, Egypt and Near East from roughly 3000 BC to 1000 BC. New animations produced by Pixeldust include the reconstruction of four ancient capitals, including the Egyptian city of Thebes and the early Greek capital of Mycenae. What singled out this period and the new societies and cities that emerged? The development of formal writing is one among several important factors.

Masters of Trade

   2016    History
Trade, and in particular trade in luxury goods, drove the commerce economies of the Bronze Age. This is the time when the first super powers in history, Egypt and Mesopotamia, emerge and dominate the 'world' stage of the Mediterranean and Aegean seas and surrounding areas.

Conquest and Collapse

   2016    History
The Bronze Age had the first large urban centers, powerful kingdoms and armies, writing, and trade routes across vast areas. What led to the collapse of the city-state entities and the end of the Bronze Age? Possibly a perfect storm of uncontrollable factors that are still being researched.
Dangerous knowledge
Dangerous knowledge

   2007    Science
Colour The Spectrum of Science
Colour The Spectrum of Science

   2015    Science
Shine a Light
Shine a Light

   2008    Art
Leaving Neverland
Leaving Neverland

   2019    Culture
Vegan
Vegan

   2019    Culture
The Last Dance
The Last Dance

   2020    Culture
The Germanic Tribes
The Germanic Tribes

   2007    History
The Men Who Built America
The Men Who Built America

   2012    History