History Channel - In Search of History

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History Channel - In Search of History

Post by emoneypitt » Sun Jan 23, 2011 6:23 am

In Search of History

A&E series on historical events and times that was released by The History Channel as a DVD series. Years listed are the DVD release dates.

http://www.dvdempire.com/exec/v1_list_s ... s_id=20917

Frontier Doctors (2006) - For the vulnerable European settlers making their way west on the uncertain plains of the American frontier, the threat of death lurked around every twist of the trail.

In the late-eighteenth and early-nineteenth centuries, America's western lands were a place of both isolation and primitive conditions. At each step in the march westward, new settlers fought cunning and ubiquitous enemies in the form of deadly diseases and rampant epidemics. Where battle wounds, poor sanitation, and deadly animals were common, appropriate medical care was not. To survive in these harrowing conditions, the settlers had to find a doctor - or someone calling him or herself one.

In this captivating program, The History Channel® journeys deep into the American frontier to discover the stories behind the pioneering men and women whose courage and heroism both helped to save lives and make medical history.

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Scourge of the Black Death (2005) - The Black Plague swept from Egypt through Asia Minor and Europe at inconceivable rates, its path of destruction killing more than 100 million and plunging the world into the Dark Ages.

Today, modern medicine is capable of containing the ancient epidemic - yet a new, resistant strain could prove to be a major threat to mankind. Scourge of The Black Death conducts an in-depth investigation into the deadliest disease in history. Renowned historians trace its spread and the sweeping changes it introduced to society while scientists explain how the disease functions and detail the latest breakthroughs in the ongoing battle for containment. Archival art, period accounts, and extensive location footage reanimate the horrific plague years.

From its mysterious origins in 542 A.D. to its disturbing reappearance today, The History Channel® presents a riveting exploration into the Black Plague, the most virulent epidemic in history.

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Resolution ......: 640 x 480
Aspect Ratio ....: 1.33:1
Framerate .......: 29.970 FPS
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Secrets of the Rosetta Stone (2006) - For hundreds of years, the glorious history of ancient Egypt remained a mystery to the world, its secrets locked away in the baffling language of hieroglyphics.

However, in 1799, French troops near the Egyptian town of Rosetta discovered an ancient basalt slab that would prove to be key to unlocking Egypt's many mysteries. Carved in 196 BC, the Rosetta Stone bears a decree given by the Egyptian King Ptolemy V in three different scripts - hieroglyphics, Demotic Egyptian, and Greek. In this program, trace the work of many dedicated scholars who attempted to break the stone's code, and learn the story behind the brilliant Jean-François Champollion who finally made a breakthrough in 1824.

From the exciting discovery of the stone and the long struggle to understand its ancient writings to the birth of modern Egyptology, this is the fascinating saga of scholars' efforts to uncover the The Secrets Of The Rosetta Stone.

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Resolution ......: 608 x 448
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Framerate .......: 29.970 FPS
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Re: History Channel - In Search of History

Post by emoneypitt » Sun Jan 23, 2011 9:55 pm

Hey everyone,

Sorry for the delay. There was an internet outage in my area last night and I just got service back a short while ago. Sorry for any inconvenience.

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