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The Incredible Human Journey 

This series explains the evidence for the theory of early human migrations out of Africa and subsequently around the world, supporting the Out of Africa Theory.
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Alice Roberts ...  Herself - Presenter 5 episodes, 2009
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This series explains the evidence for the theory of early human migrations out of Africa and subsequently around the world, supporting the Out of Africa Theory.

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Informative and entertaining factual history
29 August 2018 | by Fudge-3See all my reviews

Brilliant series. I devour all the BBC history and science programs.

The incredible human journey covers the successful exodus from Africa of modern humans and their colonisation of the world. Each episode concentrates on a different continent. How, when and what changes and challenges we faced.

Alice also did a Horizon episode The Lost Tribes of Humanity covering some of the same ground and offering a update to this information.

Any downside? It feels petty but I thought camping on the savana was a stunt too far and tiny parts of the narration is out-of-date on the DVD compared to the recent broadcasts. E.g. in 2009 they hadn't yet learned that modern and more ancient humans had interbred. The DVD commentary says we didn't while in the recent TV broadcasts she correctly says that we did.


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