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Title How Earth Made Us: Deep Earth - Ep 1 of 5 / Director: Gyves, Matthew
Published Australia : ABC, 2010
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Summary How Earth Made Us is an epic five part series about how the natural forces of the planet have shaped human civilisation.The traditional interpretation of history has focused largely on human factors, yet the natural environment has also shaped history since the dawn of time but how, and to what extent?This groundbreaking series, from the team behind Earth: The Power Of The Planet, reveals for the first time on television how geology, geography and climate have had a far more powerful influence on mankind than had previously been acknowledged.With passionate storytelling and extraordinary HD camera work, this engaging and visually stunning series offers a new and original version of human history.The first episode explores the relationship between the deep Earth and the development of human civilisation, visiting an extraordinary crystal cave in Mexico, dropping down a hole in the Iranian desert, and crawling through seven-thousand-year-old tunnels in Israel. The exploration reveals that throughout history our ancestors were strangely drawn to fault lines; areas which connect the surface with the deep interior of the planet. These fault lines gave access to important resources, but also brought with them great danger. PRODUCTION DETAILSBBC Worldwide. Series Producer: Jonathan Renouf; Executive Producer: John Lynch
Notes Closed captioning in English
Event Broadcast 2011-03-08 at 20:30:00
Notes Classification: NC
Subject Core of the Earth.
Crust of the Earth.
Earth sciences -- Research.
Historical geology.
Human ecology.
Nature and civilization.
Earth (Planet)
Form Streaming video
Author Gyves, Matthew, director
Stewart, Iain, host