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Engineering An Empire

Engineering An Empire
  

The Parthenon. Chichn Itz. The Pyramids. Their scale, complexity, and sheer beauty stand as permanent reminders of the indomitable strength and ingenuity of the human spirit.ENGINEERING AN EMPIRE circles the globe to re-examine historys most magnificent civilisations by surveying... read full description below.

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DVD Code BHE8077
Barcode 9318500080776
Rating PG
Year 2018
Runtime 720 mins
Disks 6 disk(s)
Format DVD, PG
Released 23 Jan 2019
Availability Available at publisher; usually ships 5-14 working days

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DVD Code BHE8077
Stock Available
Status Available at publisher; usually ships 5-14 working days
Publisher GDE DISTRIBUTION
Publication Date 23 January 2019
International Publication Date 1 January 2018
Publication Country
Format DVD, PG
Category Documentary
Non-Fiction & Sport
Special Features
Number of Pages 6
Dimensions Height: 720mm
Weight Not specified - defaults to 400g
Interest Age General Audience
Number of Disks 6
Catalogue Code 961232

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The Parthenon. Chichn Itz. The Pyramids. Their scale, complexity, and sheer beauty stand as permanent reminders of the indomitable strength and ingenuity of the human spirit.ENGINEERING AN EMPIRE circles the globe to re-examine historys most magnificent civilisations by surveying the architectural and engineering triumphs they left behind. Beginning more than five thousand years ago with the mind-boggling construction feats of the ancient Egyptians, the 14 documentaries including two feature-length specials in this collection revive the spectacular glory of the past, from the great temples of Greece to the majestic and mysterious Tenochtitlan. Cutting-edge CGI graphics and stunning location footage reanimate the ancient streets of such cities as Carthage and Rome, while expert interviews trace the rise of each empire and the technological achievements that paved the way for their gravity-defying masterpieces.Hosted by Peter Weller, ENGINEERING AN EMPIRE unites each riveting moment of this critically-acclaimed and Emmy Award-winning series to reveal the innovation and infrastructure behind the worlds most dazzling empires.

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