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The Story of India

Grade Levels: 9 - 12
Core Subject(s): Science
Length: 00:55:07
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The first episode looks at identity and the roots of India's famous "unity in diversity". Using all the tools available to the historical detective from DNA to climate science, oral survivals, ancient manuscripts, archaeology, and exploration of the living cultures of the subcontinent Michael Wood takes us from the tropical heat of South India to the Ganges plain and from Pakistan and the Khyber Pass out to Turkmenistan where dramatic new archaeological discoveries are changing our view of the migrations that have helped make up Indian identity.

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