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THE STORY OF INDIA | Excerpt 1 from Episode 1 | PBS

Duration: 03:02

The Discovery of Indus Valley / Civilisation at Harappa, Pakistan www.pbs.org/thestoryofindia

Michael Wood's fascinating journey through the history of the Indian Subcontinent chronicles the incredible richness and diversity of its peoples, cultures and landscapes; the originality and continuing relevance of its ideas and tells the tale of some of the most momentous and moving events in world history. Beginning with the first human migrations out of Africa, using DNA and climate science, ancient manuscripts and oral tales, Michael takes us from the tropical backwaters of South India to lost ancient cities of Harappa in Pakistan, the scene of India's first civilisation.

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Post Date: December 19, 2008