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Ultimate Middle East : Globe Trekker

Author: 555 Productions, Inc.; Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm); Films Media Group.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2012], ©2004.
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Clipart/images/graphics : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Travel through the Wadi Rum Desert and the ancient ruins of Petra, swim in the Dead Sea, see the oil fields of Kuwait, tee off at a desert golf course in Abu Dhabi, marvel at the awe inspiring structures of Dubai and discover a warm welcome in Beirut then visit the ancient Syrian trading centers of Aleppo, Damascus, and the Greco-Roman city of Apamea; experience the beauty of Iran, the ancient relics of the Persian  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Videorecording
Educational films
Internet videos
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: 555 Productions, Inc.; Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm); Films Media Group.
OCLC Number: 829302283
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on December 14, 2012.
Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Part of the series Globe Trekker.
Title from distributor's description.
Credits: Hosted by Ian Wright, Megan McCormick, Zay Harding, and Holly Morris.
Target Audience: 6 & up.
Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (52 min.)) : sound, color
Contents: World History: The Middle East (1:27) --
A Land of Contradictions (2:22) --
The Ancient Egyptians (2:15) --
The Ancient Egyptians: Luxor (2:00) --
The Ancient Egyptians: Abu Simbel (0:51) --
The Persians (1:36) --
The Nabateans (0:47) --
The Romans (2:39) --
Judaism (3:40) --
Christianity (2:30) --
Islam (2:31) --
The Ottomans (3:45) --
The Ottomans: Iran and Istanbul (3:17) --
War and Division (0:38) --
The Crusades (2:05) --
The First World War (4:04) --
The Second World War (3:32) --
Arab-Israeli Conflict (2:15) --
Iran-Iraq War (1:11) --
The Gulf War (1:46) --
The Iraq War (0:27) --
The Modern Day: Mecca & Dubai (3:04) --
The Modern Day: The Middle East (2:12) --
Credits: Ultimate Middle East: Globe Trekker (0:44).
Other Titles: Globe trekker (Television program)
Responsibility: 555 Productions, Inc.
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Travel through the Wadi Rum Desert and the ancient ruins of Petra, swim in the Dead Sea, see the oil fields of Kuwait, tee off at a desert golf course in Abu Dhabi, marvel at the awe inspiring structures of Dubai and discover a warm welcome in Beirut then visit the ancient Syrian trading centers of Aleppo, Damascus, and the Greco-Roman city of Apamea; experience the beauty of Iran, the ancient relics of the Persian empire and the modern day Holy Lands. This Globe Trekker Ultimate Middle East episode offers all these experiences and more. Ian Wright, Megan McCormick, Zay Harding, and Holly Morris have traversed the Middle East region to find the most interesting and exciting places, leading you off the tourist track and into a world often missed by package tours.

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