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Before Columbus (3 Parts)

Synopsis
Looks at the history of the Americas as seen through the eyes of the native Americans. For them the legacy of Columbus has been the destruction of their civilisations, the loss of their lands, repression and oppression. In the series the Inca, Maya, Sioux, Cree, Seminole, Panar√° and other Indian nations present their stories.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video; Videocassette. VHS. 156 min.
Year of production
1992
Availability
out of distribution; 1993 sale: £19.99 (+p&p each)
Documentation
A related teaching pack is available.
Subjects
History; Politics & government
Keywords
Indians of North & South America

Sections

Title
Invasion programme

Title
Conversion programme

Title
Rebellion

Production Company

Name

Central Independent Television

Notes
use Carlton UK Television

Distributor

Name

Carlton UK Television Ltd

Web
http://www.carlton.com External site opens in new window
Phone
0115 986 3322
Fax
0115 964 5202
Address
Video Resources Unit
East Midlands TV Centre
Lenton Lane
Nottingham
NG7 2NA

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