Show: MV Group Documentaries
Season: 1 Episode: 3
Released: 25th Nov 2011
Filesize: 777.22 MB
History Documentary hosted by Art Malik, published by TWI-Carlton in 2002 - English narration
Rare footage and eyewitness accounts chronicle the decline of a once vast power. The British Empire brought education, technology, law, and democracy to the four corners of the globe. It also brought prejudice, discrimination, cultural bigotry, and racism. With an unblinking eye, this three-part series examines the complexities, contradictions, and legacies of empire, both positive and negative. Rare and often very early colour film from major archives and private collections gives a front-row view of history in the making: the Partition of India, the birth of the state of Israel, the Suez crisis, the rise of black nationalism in Africa, the handover of Hong Kong, and...