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Summary: Historian Michael Wood chronicles the history of the Indian subcontinent, focusing especially on the diversity of its peoples, cultures and landscapes. The world's largest democracy and a rising economic giant, India is now as well known across the globe for its mastery of computer technology as it is for its many-armed gods and its famous spiritual traditions. But India is also the world's...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Maya Vision International 2008

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Summary: The original unedited British version, this mini series alternates between the gripping love triangle involving the young Casanova and the swan song of the world's most notorious lothario.

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Publisher / Publication Date: WGBH Home Video 2006

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Summary: Danger, disillusionment, and betrayal reach an all-time high in the suspense-laced fifth season of The Americans. KGB agents Philip and Elizabeth Jennings' unwavering dedication to their work comes at even more of a personal cost than before. And as Paige is drawn deeper into the reality of her parents' secret job, she realizes she will never have a normal life. Meanwhile, as Cold War tensions...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment 2018

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD AME

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Summary: Destruction was not his design. After a long and disastrous personal quest, it's a slow, painful rebirth for Leonardo Da Vinci as he comes to the realization that his greatest enemy is himself. After travelling from Florence to South America and back in his relentless search for the fabled Book of Leaves, Florence is in ruins and dear friends have recently been buried. Da Vinci now must rebuild...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Anchor Bay Entertainment 2016

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV DAV

Summary: The Haitian Revolution represents the only successful slave revolution in history; it created the world's first Black republic. At the forefront of the rebellion was General Toussaint Louverture, an ex-slave whose genius was admired by allies and enemies alike.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2009

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Summary: Follow the adventures of a young school teacher as she faces new adventures and trials with the many citizens of Hope Valley, on the Canadian frontier.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV WHE

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Summary: "'Genius: Picasso' is the second season of National Geographic's first fully scripted drama series. Diving into the life and loves of the brilliant Spanish artist Pablo Picasso ... this season showcases Picasso's significant and wide-ranging contribution to modern art. Exploring the Spanish expatriate's devotion to his craft, the series also reveals Picasso's relationships with other well-known...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV GEN

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Summary: Season two follows Queen Elizabeth through the late 1950s and early '60s as she struggles to navigate a world that's changing around her. She must face the challenges of a new era, from the Suez Canal crisis to the assassination of John F. Kennedy, while preserving both the monarchy and her marriage.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2018

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD CRO

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV Series Crown 2018

Summary: "What happened at Dunkirk in May 1940 must rank as one of the greatest maritime evacuations in history. A third of a million British soldiers were facing annihilation but just days later the majority had been rescued and Churchill had delivered his most famous speech. Vowing never to surrender. This gripping drama/documentary from the BBC offices a unique perspective and a true understanding of...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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Summary: Set in England in the years leading up to the First World War, Downton Abbey tells the story of a complicated community. The house has been home to the Crawley family for many generations, but it is also where their servants live, and plan, and dream, and they are as fiercely jealous of their rank as anyone. Some of them are loyal to the family and committed to Downton as a way of life, others...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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Summary: In a world where thought and faith are controlled, one man fights to set knowledge free. Leonardo Da Vinci is tortured by a gift of superhuman genius. He finds himself in a conflict between truth and lies, religion and reason, past and future. His quest for knowledge nearly becomes his undoing, but Da Vinci's genius prevails and he emerges as an unstoppable force that lifts an entire era out of...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Starz Originals 2013

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV DA

Summary: The continuing story of Dr. Lucien Blake as he practices medicine and investigates murder in 1950s rural Australia.

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Publisher / Publication Date: BBC Worldwide Ltd. 2017

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV DOC

Summary: In Season 8 of this delightful detective show, joy and heartbreak await Detective William Murdoch and his friends in turn-of-the-century Toronto. After his brutal beating by the dockyard gang, Inspector Brackenreid's future remains uncertain. Constable Crabtree faces life-altering changes, including a new romance, while Dr. Emily Grace and Dr. Julia Ogden join the women's suffrage movement. And...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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Summary: In 1667, the powerful king of France, Louis XIV, is but 28 years old when he decides to build Versailles, the greatest palace in the world. After draining the budget, affairs and political intrigues complicate things.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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Summary: Jessica Raine stars as Annie Quaintain, a widowed mother of two who is forced to start a new life in the remote town of Jericho in rugged 1870s Yorkshire. To make ends meet, she takes in lodgers who work on the local railroad. When handsome worker Johnny Jackson shows up at her door, he brings with him a load of trouble that could threaten Annie's new life.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV JER

Summary: 1794: War and the revolution in France hang over Britain. In Cornwall, George Warleggan grows his empire with a view to crush the Poldarks while Ross and Demelza attempt to repair their relationship. Ross must ask himself how long he can allow George's ascent to continue unchecked. Facing battles both at home and abroad, will Ross answer the call and risk losing everything he holds dear?

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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2 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV POL

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV Po 3

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV Series Poldark 2017

Summary: The British Empire is in decline, the political world is in disarray, and a young woman takes the throne... a new era is dawning. Queen Elizabeth II is a 25-year-old newlywed faced with the daunting prospect of leading the world's most famous monarchy while forging a relationship with legendary Prime Minister Sir Winston Churchill.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2017

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Summary: Set during the tumultuous time of North American colonization, this gripping drama follows the lives of four young people: Abe Goffe, Beth Fanshawe, Ned Hawkins, and Hope Russell, as they fight for a better future in the wilderness of the New World and back home in England.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Acorn Media 2015

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV NEW

Summary: A six-part BBC mini-series, filmed in Austria, New York and London. This series examines Freud's complex life, his groundbreaking work and his relationship with his patients. Special features include a newly filmed interview with David Suchet and a gallery of Suchet's personal Freud archive including production photos, press clippings, etc.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2 Entertain Video 2010

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV FRE

Summary: It's 1715 on the island of Santa Campana and the diabolical pirate Blackbeard reigns over a rogue nation of thieves, outlaws and miscreant sailors. An extraordinary action adventure where one can't be sure whether the pirates or the British crown are the villains.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV CRO

Summary: At the height of WWII, brave British women risk their lives as secret agents in occupied France. Based on real-life stories, filmed on location, this suspenseful series features strong female characters, tension-filled plots, and historical authenticity.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Acorn Media 2010

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV WIS

Summary: The extraordinary experiences of three men and their fellow Marines take them from the first clash with the Japanese in the haunted jungles of Guadalcanal, through the impenetrable rain forests of Cape Gloucester, across the blasted coral strongholds of Peleliu, up the black sand terraces of Iwo Jima, through the killing fields of Okinawa, to the triumphant, yet uneasy, return home after V-J Day.

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Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Home Entertainment 2010

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV PAC

Summary: Based on Gerald Durrell's trilogy of Corfu novels, this latest series sees sparky English widow Louisa Durrell and her brood continue to put down roots in their dilapidated rented house, alongside an ever-increasing menagerie of animals brought home by youngest son Gerry.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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2 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV DUR

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV Du 3

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV Series Durrells 2018

Summary: "From the creators of Upstairs, Downstairs (Jean Marsh, Eileen Atkins) comes an addictive drama series set in the lively opulence of high-society London during the Roaring Twenties. Louise Lombard (Hidalgo, CSI) and Stella Gonet (Nicholas NIckleby) star as Evangeline and Beatrice Eliott, sisters born into weath and privilege who are left destitute when their spendthrif father dies suddenly....

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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