Short History of The World - Convict Australia

A Short History of Convict Australia is the first ever documentary about Australia's convict past. In this fascinating episode Ian Wright travels from Portsmouth, England, to the former penal colonies of Sarah Island, Norfolk Island and Port Arthur in Australia. He learns how convicts lived and worked, meeting historians and descendants of convicts, and learning about the impact on native Aboriginal groups and the legacy of the dramatic, brutal birth of a nation and the progression of a society that arose from 'rags to riches.'

  • Short History of The World - Convict Australia

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    A Short History of Convict Australia is the first ever documentary about Australia's convict past. In this fascinating episode Ian Wright travels from Portsmouth, England, to the former penal colonies of Sarah Island, Norfolk Island and Port Arthur in Australia. He learns how convicts lived and w...

  • Globe Trekker Series 4 - Paris City Guide

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    Justine Shapiro arrives in Paris with three intentions in mind. She wants to attend a cookery class, climb the Eiffel Tower, and visit a Parisian district that is home to some of Paris’ many African communities.

    First of all though, she has a word of warning about the Parisian taxi drivers, some...

  • Pocket Guides - Vienna

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    In Pilot Pocket Guides Vienna we take you waltzing in one of the most romantic cities on the globe. Visit with us the grandiosity of its historical architecture, the birthplace of Mozart and some unusual sites like the city’s Waste Incinerator. This is a charming city full of surprises, home to t...