Empires: Queen Victoria's Empire

Empires: Queen Victoria's Empire

Director: Paul Bryers, Paul Burgess Cast: Donald Sutherland

DVD

Product Details

Release Date: 05/23/2006
UPC: 0841887006316
Original Release: 0000
Rating: NR
Source: Pbs (Direct)
Region Code: 1
Time: 3:39:00

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Closed Caption

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Disc #1 -- Empires: Queen Victoria's Empire
1. Introduction: Technology at a Price [7:14]
2. First Throes of the Industrial Revolution [6:09]
3. Albert's Early Years As Consort [13:11]
4. The Famine: Politics of Food [5:51]
5. England's Leaders: Disreali and Gladstone [5:01]
6. 1848: Year of Revolution [3:45]
7. A Better Life Through Free Trade [4:36]
8. The Crystal Palace Houses the Great Exhibition [13:12]
9. Victorian Values Imposed on India [6:59]
10. The Crimean War [17:50]
11. Revolt in India [6:24]
12. Fort Despair [8:23]
13. The Aftermath [7:09]
14. Royal Proclamation of Direct Rule [1:56]
15. One Death Changes the Course of Empire [1:42]
16. Credits [1:07]
1. Introduction: Life After Albert [:16]
2. David Livingstone, Explorer [3:26]
3. Disraeli, Gladstone, and John Brown [11:28]
4. Livingstone Back in the Dark Continent [12:19]
5. Suez Canal [4:24]
6. Murky Middle Eastern Politics [6:19]
7. Gladstone Opposes Bully Foreign Policy [6:29]
8. Stanley Finds Livingstone [5:29]
9. Gordon in the Sudan [6:02]
10. Discovery of Diamonds in Africa [22:47]
11. Rhodes Vs. People of the Long Shields [10:06]
12. The Boer War [8:23]
13. Victorian Era Over [10:23]
14. Credits [2:30]

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Empires: Queen Victoria's Empire 3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
histoirebuff More than 1 year ago
Documentary focuses on the significance of Queen Victoria reign and the seeds of some of the turmoil in the developing nations of South Africa and India.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Queen Victoria's Empire is informative, yet very much "anti-British" in it's presentation