Lost Empires of Asia and Russia DVD

Discovery Education

$59.95 $69.95
SKU: DC776039
Format: DVD
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Copyright: 2004

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When empires topple, the changes can have mixed results. Students learn the causes and effects of political change. Segments survey historic downfalls from ancient Asia to early 20th-century Russia.
  • The Lost City of Shang: Examines China's first great dynasty and the causes of its demise.
  • Elephant Warriors: Shows how the actions of a great Indian leader brought an end to his empire and sowed the seeds of Buddhism.
  • Crisis in Russia: Demonstrates how the Russian people's opposition to the czarist regime and their demand for basic civil liberties led to revolution.
  • Russian Revolution: Examines the Soviets' brutal dismantling of the czarist system.