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OU on the BBC: Andrew Marr's History of the World

Updated Friday 17th January 2014

Andrew Marr's epic journey through the explosive events, changes, conflicts and triumphs that shaped 70,000 years of human history

Andrew Marr's History of the World Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC Andrew Marr presents History of the World Andrew Marr's History of the World is an epic 8-part journey through human history and the story of the world.

From our origins in Africa, global colonisation and battles with nature to the first farmers and the emergence of religion and philosophy.

From the rise of empires, brutal wars, revolutions in blood and iron to astonishing discoveries and the wonders of the digital age.

Andrew Marr charts the major turning points, decisive moments and pivotal questions—questions with which we’re still grappling now.

The final episode in the series was broadcast on 11 November 2012—more infomation can be found using the links below. You can get an overview of the entire series and more broadcast infomation by visiting the BBC One website.

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