Go
          

Free History Documentaries

Sort by
Titles Per Page
1 - 10 of 232 titles
1  2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   10  ...   Next  
1.
Available on:
Online Video
Year Released:
 2000

Despite overwhelming obstacles, life on Earth has evolved from the most humble of beginnings to a level of diversity that challenges human comprehension.

2.

by Kenneth Clark
Available on:
Online Video
Year Released:
 1968

The eminent art historian Sir Kenneth Clark was commissioned to write and present an epic examination of Western European culture, defining what he considered to be the crucial phases of its development. Civilisation: A Personal View by Lord Clark would be more than two years in the making, with filming in over 100 locations across 13 countries.

3.
Available on:
Online Video
Year Released:
 1963

Two years after their international smash MONDO CANE became the most controversial documentary of its time, Directors Gualtiero Jacopetti and Franco Prosperi again ignited a firestorm of outrage and acclaim as they traveled the globe to film an all-new exploration of primitives, penitents and perversions in a world gone mad.

4.
Available on:
Online Video
Year Released:
 2005

In this documentary, the origins, themes, and history of Greek Mythology are explored by a group of experts, leading the viewer on a tour of ancient Greece, the Gods, and the development of their stories.

5.

by Hew Strachan
Available on:
Online Video

The First World War (2003) is a ten-part Channel 4 documentary television series surveying the history of World War I (1914-1918). It is based on the 2003 book of the same name by Oxford history professor Hew Strachan.

6.
Available on:
Online Video
Year Released:
 2006

Was Andrew Jackson a great leader, or someone that represented one of the most lamentable moments in American history? In this documentary hosted by PBS, various historians grapple with the mixed legacy of America's 7th president.

7.
Available on:
Online Video
Year Released:
 1984

End of Empire chronicles the last days of British rule around the globe, through the remarkably candid reminiscences of both colonisers and the colonised. The series, a Granada Television production, uses old newsreel film and interviews with former British and colonial officials.

8.
Available on:
Online Video

The journey through United States history spans more than four centuries and includes numerous events that turned the U.S. from an emerging nation to leader of the free world.

9.

by Stephen Smith
Available on:
Online Audio
Year Released:
 2001

In this streaming audio presentation from American Radio Works, listeners can hear a chronological history of the Korean War. Soldiers, historians and military leaders explain how this "forgotten war" was an essential event that defined global politics for the next 40 years.

10.

by Stephen Smith
Available on:
Audio Download | Online Audio
Year Released:
 2001

This hour-long audio documentary from American RadioWorks is an excellent introduction to great African American speakers of the last century.

1 - 10 of 232 titles
1  2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   10  ...   Next  

Format

  •   Audio Download
  •   Online Audio
  •   Online Video