Video Guide List

 

 

achilles5

Location: India         Length: 21 min

Traditional iron smelting in India goes on today, offering a glimpse into the country's environmental and social history. Early documents declare that the demand for fuel led to deforestation of much of the Deccan Plateau by the 1830s…

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Location: Bristol, UK      Length: 14 min.

Bristol, UK, a city more than 1000 years old, was bombed six times during World War II.  Bombing in the night of 24 November 1940 destroyed the city center.  A combination of oral history and archival footage captures the meaning of a city transformed through conflict…

pointtac web

Location: California, USA       Length: 18 min.

In the shadow of Mt. Whitney lies California’s Owens Valley, the deepest valley in North America…

achilles5

Location: England         Length: 14 min

Calleva Attrebatum, the Roman Town of Silchester, was built after the First Century Roman invasion of Britain and abandoned forever in the Fifth Century...

achilles5

Location: Colorado         Length: 5 min

Camp Amache in Southeastern Colorado was one of 10 War Relocation Authority, or internment, camps where US authorities forced Japanese-Americans to live after the bombing of Pearl Harbor in World War II…

achilles5

Location: Italy         Length: 14 min

Matilda of Canossa, called the “Great Countess,” was a principal figure of European medieval history, an exceptional case for that time: a woman of international rank and culture…

achilles5

Location: Turkey         Length: 5 min

This documentary highlights Cappadocia, the high plateau region of Central Anatolia in Turkey’s heartland. Settled for over 8 millennia, this region features dramatic volcanic landscapes and many caves used in ancient times...

achilles5

Location: Peru         Length: 12 min.

Recent research shows that cities in the New World arose nearly a millennium earlier than previously believed. Radiocarbon dates from the ancient city of Caral, Peru, show that monumental architecture was under construction as early as 2627 B.C., even before ceramics and maize appeared…

achilles5

Location: Turkey         Length: 8 min.

First excavated in the 1960s by British archaeologist James Mellaart, the Turkish Neolithic site of  Çatalhöyük was reopened by an international team led by Ian Hodder for an ambitious 25-year project beginning in 1993…

achilles5

Location: Peru         Length: 4 min

Chavin de Huantar exemplifies CyArk, a project of the Kacyra Family Foundation that is preserving the world's most valued cultural heritage sites in three-dimensional digital form...