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Empire [videorecording (DVD)]
Physical Description:
2 videodiscs (approximately 303 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 viewer's guide (10 pages)
Disc 1. Episodes 1-3 -- Disc 2. Episodes 4-5 ; Special features : Viewer's guide with a timeline of the Empire ; a map of British colonies ; and articles on the Empire under Queen Victoria, the Bristish commonwealth, and modern multicultural Britain.
Written and presented by English broadcaster, journalist, and author Jeremy Paxman, this richly detailed documentary follows the rise of the British Empire. At its height, the small island nation ruled over a quarter of the world's population. Examining what is often considered a dark stain on British history, it shows how greed and a lust for power marginalized numerous groups across the empire's vast expanse.
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System Details Note:
DVD, widescreen (16:9, 1.78:1) presentation; Dolby Digital stereo.
Target Audience Note:
Not rated.
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Production, Publication, Distribution, Manufacture, and Copyright Notice:
Silver Spring, MD : Athena ; Distributed exclusively by RLJ Entertainment, [2015]
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Title from sell sheet and container.