Civilizations: Fall of Power DVD

Discovery Education

$59.95 $69.95
SKU: DC850289
Format: DVD
Grade Level:
Runtime: 55
Copyright: 2005

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The struggle for authority can turn brutal when a leader seeks to retain power, not just gain it. Explore the events that led to the demise of the civilizations of ancient Rome and China. Includes one feature and three shorter segments.
  • Rome's Ruins and #151; Surveys the legacy of art, culture, politics, and medicine from this colossal empire.
  • Lost City of Shang and #151; Investigates China's first great dynasty and the cause of its demise.
  • Merchants of China and #151; Looks at how Kublai Khan's conquest helped make merchants a powerful group.
  • Behind the Great Wall and #151; Explores the legacy of the Silk Road and the dynasty of Qin Shi Huangdi.