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The Story of India DVD

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Item #: WA8752
Sixty years after Indian independence, British historian Michael Wood presents the tale of the oldest and most diverse civilization, and largest democracy.  A nuclear power and a rising giant, India's population will overtake China's within 10 years and its economy is predicted to overtake that of the U.S. in the 2030s. This journey of sights and sounds... ... More
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Sixty years after Indian independence, British historian Michael Wood presents the tale of the oldest and most diverse civilization, and largest democracy.  A nuclear power and a rising giant, India's population will overtake China's within 10 years and its economy is predicted to overtake that of the U.S. in the 2030s. This journey of sights and sounds, and achievements takes him from the deserts of Turkmenistan to the Khyber Pass.


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The Sights and Sound of India
Audio descriptions for the visually impaired

Producer: Rebecca Dobbs
Executive Producer: Leo Eaton
Production Company: BBC; Public Broadcasting Service; Maya Vision International, Ltd
Production Year: 2009
Copyright Year: 2008
Rating: TV-PG
Director: Jeremy Jeff
Host: Michael Wood
Talent: Michael Wood
Writers: Michael Wood
Number of Discs: 2
Length: 360 minutes
Language Track: English
DVI: Y
Audio Format: 5.1 Surround
Aspect Ratio: 16x9 Widescreen


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Riverton L. reviewed The Story of India DVD
5.0 star rating
Worth seeing over and over
Review by Riverton L. review stating Worth seeing over and over
Buying and viewing this marvelous DVD series is part of my preparation for a first trip to India. Its a terrific supplement to the books Ive been reading! I plan to watch it many more times before my departure date!
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Self reviewed The Story of India DVD
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Very well presented documentary
Review by Self review stating Very well presented documentary
Very well made and presented documentary covering many facets of India over history. I think each viewer will get something substantial from their viewing and highly recommend it. Michael Woods enthusiasm was key to the beautiful work.
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Sc reviewed The Story of India DVD
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Very well researched
Review by Sc review stating Very well researched
This is an absolute must have for anyone who has always wondered about the cradle of civilization, as well as for anyone who already knows enough about it and wants a beautiful DVD to share with acquaintances from the first category.

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