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The Story of India

     The Story of India is a BBC documentary series, written and presented by historian Michael Wood about the history of India. It originally aired on BBC Two in six episodes in August and September 2007 as part of the BBC season “India and Pakistan 07” that marked the 60-year independence of India and Pakistan. An accompanying text to the series, titled Michael Wood: The Story of India, was published by BBC Books on 16 August 2007.
     As in most of his documentaries, Michael Wood explains historical events by travelling to the places where they took place, examining archaeological and historical evidence at first hand and interviewing historians and archaeologists, as well as talking with local people. (Wikipedia)

Episode 1 – Beginnings

Episode 2 – The Power of Ideas

Episode 3 – Spice Routes and Silk Roads

Episode 4 – Ages of Gold

Episode 5 – The Meeting of Two Oceans

Episode 6 – Freedom