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  1. Oral History of Media and Archaeology, An (2017)

    Producer
    Silas Michalakas
    Subject
    Archaeology; Television studies

    Lecture given by Sir David Attenborough on 12 October 2009, at Cambridge University. Attenborough was speaking as part iof the ‘Personal Histories of Media and Archaeology’ oral history project. He...

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  2. Letters from Baghdad (2017)

    Director
    Zeva Oelbaum; Sabine Krayenbuhl
    Subject
    Archaeology; History; Women’s studies
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 2 PAL, 95 minutes), £7.00

    Biographical documentary about the explorer, cartographer, photographer, archaeologist and ethnographer Gertrude Bell, who travelled widely in Arabia before being recruited by British military intelligence...

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  3. Vikings Uncovered, The (2016)

    Director
    Harvey Lilley
    Subject
    Archaeology
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 2 PAL, 110 minutes), £390.00

    In this two-part BBC documentary archaeologist Dr. Sarah Parcak and television presenter Dan Snow travel from the east coast of Scotland to Iceland, Greenland and North America to study the role and...

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  4. Daily Life in Viking Ireland (2014)

    Subject
    Archaeology

    Dr Patrick F. Wallace, former Director of the National Museum, discusses finds from excavations from Dublin, which is one of the world’s best preserved Viking towns. [7 minutes]

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  5. Talking Stone: Rock Art of the Cosos (2014)

    Director
    Paul Goldsmith
    Subject
    Archaeology; Art
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 0 NTSC, 53 minutes), $219.00 [Institutional rate]; $19.95 [Home use]

    Hidden away in the canyons of a top-secret military base on the edge of the Mojave Desert is the largest concentration of rock art in North America. Created over thousands of years by a now vanished culture,...

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  6. Medieval Dead (2014)

    Subject
    Archaeology; History
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 2 PAL, 280 minutes), £24.99

    A television series investigating the lives and deaths of the medieval world. Episode titles are: ‘Last Stand At Visby’, ‘The Mysterious Woman Of Tadcaster’, ‘The Defenders Of Masterby’,...

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  7. Richard III: The King in the Car Park / The Unseen Story (2013)

    Subject
    Archaeology; History
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 2 PAL, 150 minutes), £9.99

    The KING IN THE CAR PARK follows a team of scientists as they investigate and carry out tests on a skeleton found in September 2012 at a Leicester car park believed to be the remains of Richard III, while...

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  8. Archaeology: A Secret History (2013)

    Subject
    Archaeology
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 2 PAL, 150 minutes), £585.00

    In this series of three films, archaeologist Richard Miles travels through the ages of the Renaissance and Enlightenment, and into the modern day, to discover how we have tried to understand our ancient...

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  9. Where Did Humans Go During the Last Ice Age? (2013)

    Producer
    Sarah Castor-Perry
    Subject
    Archaeology

    This video was produced as part of the Digital Research Video Project, led by Suzanne Pilaar Birch as part of the Social Medial Knowledge Exchange (SMKE) at the Centre for Research in the Arts, Social...

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  10. Manuscripts of Timbuktu, The (2012)

    Director
    Zola Maseko
    Producer
    David Max Brown
    Subject
    Anthropology; Arabic studies; Archaeology
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 1 NTSC, 52 minutes), $195.00

    A film on how the legendary Timbuktu became one of the world’s leading scholarly and trading centres during the 12 - 15th centuries. It dispels the myth that Africa had no science or written culture before...

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