Michael Wood visits places and interviews experts all over India to cover the great chapters of the subcontinent's history.
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Historian Michael Wood visits places and interviews experts all over India to cover the great chapters of the subcontinent's long and impressive history. These include the racial make-up and the role and origins of great religions, native like Hinduism and Buddhism as well as imported, notably Islam. As well as state-building and international relations, culminating in colonization and road back to unified (albeit in two states) independence. Written by KGF Vissers

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24 August 2007 (UK) See more »

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India

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Amazing Documentary
6 August 2013 | by Bipin BhosaleSee all my reviews

The Story shows real history of India. Not from the books taught in the school all over the country. The voice and face expression of Micheal Wood is fantastic and heart touching. Its the Real History of India. Specially the Part of Buddhism and Chandragupta Mourya is very informative. The culture followed since so many years. The belief of people. Why do they believe in reincarnation. "Ages of Gold" - mind blowing "Freedom and Liberation" - its focuses on stories unheard by the Indians till date. Go buy a DVD right now. Its a must collection item. I have enjoyed every scene of this documentary and strongly recommend it.


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