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Collapse: Based on the Book by Jared Diamond Blu-Ray Disc
Collapse: Based on the Book by Jared Diamond Blu-Ray Disc
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Category: DVDs/Culture, History and Religion/World Cultures

Over the 20th and 21st centuries, the rise of our civilization has seemed unstoppable. But could our modern, industrialized civilization fall apart like great ancient ones before us? Two hundred years from now, will scientists find evidence that we followed a recipe for disaster similar to that of the Maya or the Romans? To understand a collapse, imagine it has already happened.


$32.95
$11.99
Killing Lincoln Blu-ray Disc
Killing Lincoln Blu-ray Disc
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Category: DVDs/Culture, History and Religion/U.S. History

Based on The New York Times best-selling novel, Killing Lincoln is the suspenseful, eye-opening story of the events surrounding the assassination of U.S. President Abraham Lincoln. While some aspects of the plot to slay Lincoln and cripple the newly forming union are widely known, much more of the history unfolds in this insightful thriller. As actor John Wilkes Booth becomes increasingly obsessed with removing Lincoln from office, a secret cabal forms, and ultimately empowers Booth to carry out an event that will change America forever. Narrated by Oscar® Winner Tom Hanks and produced by Tony Scott and Ridley Scott, this historical masterpiece stars Billy Campbell (TV’s “The Killing”) in a spectacular turn as President Lincoln.


$29.95
Desert Flower Blu-Ray Disc
Desert Flower Blu-Ray Disc
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Her story touched the hearts of millions: Waris Dirie’s book Desert Flower, which recounts her incredible journey from an African nomad to an international top model, became a worldwide best seller with more than 11 million copies sold. This is the inspiring story of an extraordinary, proud and brave women. Director and screenwriter Sherry Hormann and producer and Oscar winner Peter Herrmann have adapted Dirie’s autobiography for the screen: a modern fairy tale of dazzling glamour and archaic rituals, full of vitality, emotional depth and enormous compassion.


$34.95
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Life in a Day Blu-ray Disc
Life in a Day Blu-ray Disc
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Category: DVDs/Culture, History and Religion/World Cultures

Oscar-winning film director Kevin Macdonald’s Life in a Day was born out of a unique partnership between Ridley Scott’s Scott Free UK and YouTube. The film is a user-generated, feature-length documentary shot on a single day—July 24, 2010.


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$19.99
When Rome Ruled 2-Blu-Ray Disc Set
When Rome Ruled 2-Blu-Ray Disc Set
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Category: DVDs/Culture, History and Religion/World Cultures

National Geographic's groundbreaking 8-part series reveals ancient Rome's hidden treasures and untold stories as never before. From iconic figures including Caligula, Caesar and Constantine, to epic events such as the eruption of Vesuvius, the invasion of Britain, and fall of Rome, When Rome Ruled reveals a startling up-to-date vision of the ancient empire and challenges our perception of what we know about the Romans and their lives. New discoveries about the Roman gladiators, Pompeii doomsday, and Caesar's assassination provide fresh insights into the empire that not only influenced Western civilization, but created it.


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$17.99
Killing Kennedy Blu-ray
Killing Kennedy Blu-ray
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Category: DVDs/Culture, History and Religion/U.S. History

The event that shocked the world and changed the course of American history is now revealed in a new light. From Producer Ridley Scott, based on the best seller by Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard, comes this illuminating thriller presented here in a never-before-seen extended cut.


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Lewis & Clark: Great Journey West Blu-ray Disc
Lewis & Clark: Great Journey West Blu-ray Disc
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Category: DVDs/Adventure and Exploration

Relive one of the greatest tales of adventure and exploration in history, as National Geographic brings to life the epic journey of Lewis, Clark, their guide Sacagawea, and the brave Corps of Discovery across the land that would become the United States. Now, two hundred years after the launch of this ambitious expedition, experience first-hand the danger and breathtaking beauty of the unknown West as it unfolded before the eyes of Lewis & Clark.


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Journey to Mecca Blu-ray Disc
Journey to Mecca Blu-ray Disc
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Category: DVDs/Adventure and Exploration

Journey to Mecca tells the story of Ibn Battuta (played by Chems Eddine Zinoun), a young scholar who leaves Tangier in 1325 on an epic and perilous journey, traveling alone from his home in Morocco to reach Mecca, some 3,000 miles to the east.


$32.95