When Civilizations End DVD

Discovery Education

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SKU: DC775965
Format: DVD
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Copyright: 2004

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What factors lead to the downfall of a great civilization? Students will find commonalities and differences in the ways civilizations met their ends. Segments address former empires in China, Peru, and Africa.
  • The Forbidden City: Reveals the secret world of Forbidden City, where China's last dynasty met its demise.
  • The Mummies Of Peru: Uncovers burial artifacts that hold a wealth of information about the Chiribaya Indians.
  • Zimbabwe: Lost City Of Africa: Describes the shock of 19th-century Europeans when they learned that master masons in Africa had built a great urban center.
  • The Scramble for African Colonies: Analyzes Joseph Conrad's novel Heart of Darkness for its portrayal of the European imperialism that helped destroy African tribal culture.