Legacy: The origins of Civilization

Host Michael Wood traces the rise of both Asian and Western civilization in one global perspective in these thought-provoking videos. From the crumbling ruins in the Iraqi desert to those of Greece and Rome, viewers contemplate thriving cities and complex societies that have vanished, a reminder that other nations prospered for thousands of years. Now all that remains is their legacy

 

Iraq: The Cradle of Civilization:

http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=-8213001278676327450#docid=-85892798345915330

Egypt: The Habit of Civilization:

http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=-8213001278676327450#docid=184937710419219811

India: The Empire of The Spirit:

http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=-8213001278676327450#docid=8370840796639096246

China: The Mandate of Heaven:

http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=-8213001278676327450#docid=-137617417179659290

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