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Story of India

For more than 2,000 years, India has been a massive component in world history. But what are the country's origins and how did it come to be what it is today? These are just two of the questions behind this intrepid journey around the contemporary subcontinent. Wood embarks on an expedition through today's India, looking to the present for clues to its past, and to the past for clues to its future. The journey presents majestic landscapes and reveals some of the greatest monuments and artistic treasures on earth. From Buddhism to Bollywood, from mathematics to outsourcing, Wood discovers India's . . .

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Tuesday, Jul 30, 2013 - 12:00 AM    "Spice Routes & Silk Roads/The Growth of Civilization" The third episode covers the early centuries AD, the time of the Roman Empire. In this period, India, located at the "center of world, " became a great player in the first global economy. As the spice routes and the silk roads opened up, Indian civilization grew, enriched by contact and exchange. D
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Tuesday, Jul 30, 2013 - 12:00 AM "Spice Routes & Silk Roads/The Growth of Civilization" (WORLD)
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Tuesday, Jul 30, 2013 - 7:00 AM "The Power of Ideas" (WORLD)
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Tuesday, Jul 30, 2013 - 8:00 AM "Spice Routes & Silk Roads/The Growth of Civilization" (WORLD)
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Tuesday, Jul 30, 2013 - 12:00 PM "Beginnings" (WORLD)
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Tuesday, Jul 30, 2013 - 2:00 PM "Spice Routes & Silk Roads/The Growth of Civilization" (WORLD)
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Monday, Aug 5, 2013 - 5:00 PM "Ages of Gold" (WORLD)
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Monday, Aug 5, 2013 - 6:00 PM "The Meeting of Two Oceans" (WORLD)
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Monday, Aug 5, 2013 - 7:00 PM "Freedom" (WORLD)
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Monday, Aug 5, 2013 - 11:00 PM "The Meeting of Two Oceans" (WORLD)
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