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The story of India. / Beginnings

Author: Michael WoodRebecca DobbsJeremy JeffsMaya Vision International.British Broadcasting Corporation.All authors
Publisher: [S.l.] : BBC Worldwide Ltd. ; Hong Kong : Distributed by Deltamac (Hong Kong) Co., ©2009.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : English
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"In this captivating six-part adventure, Wood chronicles the history of the subcontinent, the incredible richness and diversity of its peoples, cultures and landscapes, the intense drama of its past and the originality and continuing relevance of its ideas. From the deserts of Turkmenistan to the Khyber Pass and the plains of Pakistan, from the Himalayas to the palm-fringed shores of Kerala, Wood discovers a land  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Wood; Rebecca Dobbs; Jeremy Jeffs; Maya Vision International.; British Broadcasting Corporation.; Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.); BBC Worldwide Ltd.; Deltamac (Hong Kong) Company.
OCLC Number: 368005891
Language Note: In English with optional traditional Chinese (Hong Kong), traditional Chinese (Taiwan) or English subtitles.
Notes: Originally produced as a TV series in 2007.
Special features: scene selection; graphic menus.
Credits: On-line editor, Adam Grant ; editor, Gerry Branigan ; music, Howard Davidson.
Description: 1 videodisc (60 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: NTSC.; DVD; Region 3; Dolby digital; 16:9.
Other Titles: Beginnings
Story of India with Michael Wood.
Yindu ren wen zhi lü--wen ming qi yuan
Responsibility: written and presented by Michael Wood ; producer, Rebecca Dobbs ; filmed and directed by Jeremy Jeffs ; Maya Vision International for BBC in association with PBS.

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"In this captivating six-part adventure, Wood chronicles the history of the subcontinent, the incredible richness and diversity of its peoples, cultures and landscapes, the intense drama of its past and the originality and continuing relevance of its ideas. From the deserts of Turkmenistan to the Khyber Pass and the plains of Pakistan, from the Himalayas to the palm-fringed shores of Kerala, Wood discovers a land whose past is almost unimaginably rich and brings to life some of the most momentous and moving events in world history"--Container.

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