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The incredible human journey

Author: Alice M RobertsPaul BradshawTessa WojtczakDavid StewartCharles ColvilleAll authors
Publisher: [London] : BBC Worldwide ; Burbank, CA : Distributed by Warner Home Video, [2010]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"How did we get here? ... Using the evidence from genetics, fossils, archaeology and climatology, Dr. Alice Roberts uncovers five epic routes our ancestors took across the globe and the obstacles and brutal challenges they encountered along the way. It reveals how our family tree grew and spread out across the world, producing all the variety we see in the human species today -- but despite all that diversity, Dr.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Television programs
Documentary television programs
Nonfiction television programs
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Alice M Roberts; Paul Bradshaw; Tessa Wojtczak; David Stewart; Charles Colville; Philip Smith; Edward Bazalgette; Peter Oxley; BBC Worldwide Ltd.; 2 Entertain (Firm); Travel Channel (Firm); France 5.
ISBN: 9781419888878 1419888870
OCLC Number: 600010631
Language Note: Optional English subtitles for the deaf and hearing impaired.
Notes: Originally produced for television in 2009.
Credits: Directors of photography, Graham Smith, Tim Cragg, Jonathan Partridge, Chris Titus King, Paul Francis Jenkins ; composer, Ty Unwin ; film editors, Nicholas Packer, Ian Arwas, Gerard Evans, Jake Martin, Colin Goudie.
Performer(s): Alice Roberts, presenter ; Tessa Wojtczak, narrator.
Description: 2 videodiscs (approximately 293 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, NTSC, region 1; widescreen (16:9) presentation; Dolby digital stereo.
Contents: Disc one. Out of Africa (ca. 59 min. ; produced and directed by David Stewart) --
Asia (ca. 59 min. ; produced and directed by Charles Colville) --
Europe (ca. 57 min. ; produced and directed by Philip Smith) ; Disc two. Australia (ca. 58 min. ; produced and directed by Edward Bazalgette) --
The Americas (ca. 58 min. ; produced and directed by Peter Oxley).
Responsibility: 2 Entertain ; BBC Productions ; Travel Channel co-production, in association with France 5 ; series producer, Paul Bradshaw ; produced and directed by David Stewart, Charles Colville, Philip Smith, Edward Bazelgatte, Peter Oxley.

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"How did we get here? ... Using the evidence from genetics, fossils, archaeology and climatology, Dr. Alice Roberts uncovers five epic routes our ancestors took across the globe and the obstacles and brutal challenges they encountered along the way. It reveals how our family tree grew and spread out across the world, producing all the variety we see in the human species today -- but despite all that diversity, Dr. Roberts reveals how astonishingly closely related we all are."--Container.

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