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THE STORY OF INDIA | Excerpt from Episode 3 | PBS

Duration: 02:40

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Michael Wood's fascinating journey through the history of the Indiansubcontinent chronicles the incredible richness and diversity of its peoples, cultures and landscapes. As the spice routes and the silk roads opened up, Indian civilization grew, enriched by contact and exchange. Beginning in Kerala, Michael Wood journeys on an old wooden sailing boat plying its trade from South India to the Gulf, and tells how the spice trade with the Rome opened India up to the world - as well as giving us a recipe for dormouse stuffed with peppercorns!

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Post Date: January 10, 2009