Britain

West Indian intellectuals in Britain  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by DZ123 at Jan. 22, 2017
West Indian intellectuals in Britain

Bill Schwarz, "West Indian intellectuals in Britain"
English | 2003 | ISBN: 0719064759 | PDF | pages: 273 | 1.4 mb
Britain's Cold War in Cyprus and Hong Kong: A Conflict of Empires (Britain and the World)

Britain's Cold War in Cyprus and Hong Kong: A Conflict of Empires (Britain and the World) by Christopher Sutton
English | 17 Nov. 2016 | ISBN: 3319334905 | 236 Pages | PDF | 2.3 MB

Linking two defining narratives of the twentieth century, Sutton’s comparative study of Hong Kong and Cyprus – where two of the empire’s most effective communist parties operated – examines how British colonial policy-makers took to cultural and ideological battlegrounds.
BBC Timeshift - Penny Blacks and Twopenny Blues: How Britain Got Stuck on Stamps (2016)

BBC Timeshift - Penny Blacks and Twopenny Blues: How Britain Got Stuck on Stamps (2016)
HDTV | 1280x720 | .MKV/AVC @ 2261 Kbps | 58mn 44s | 990 MiB
Audio: English AAC 93 kbps, 2 channels | Subs: English
Genre: Documentary

Timeshift charts the evolution of the British postage stamp and examines how these sticky little labels became a national obsession. Like many of us, writer and presenter Andrew Martin collected stamps when he was young, and now he returns to that lost world to unpeel the history of iconic stamps like the Penny Black and the Blue Mauritius, study famous collectors like King George V and the enigmatic Count Phillip de Ferrary, and to meet present-day philatelists at a stamp club.

Channel 5 - Britain's Cleverest Dog (2017)  Video

Posted by notbanned at Jan. 9, 2017
Channel 5 - Britain's Cleverest Dog (2017)

Channel 5 - Britain's Cleverest Dog (2017)
HDTV | 1280x720 | .MP4/AVC @ 2999 Kbps | 44mn 45s | 1013 MiB
Audio: English AAC 160 kbps, 2 channels | Subs: None
Genre: Documentary

Brainbox pets and others animals, from a canine Einstein that makes the news after mastering a shape-sorting puzzle that most toddlers struggle with to a prize pooch entered into a competition for trick dogs. Scientific research is also proving how supposedly dumb animals like goats and donkeys are cleverer than people might think. This is demonstrated by a Kent woman who has taught her pet raccoon a remarkable range of skills, such as pushing a toddler's scooter and even riding a bicycle.

Unequal Britain: Equalities in Britain since 1945 (Repost)  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by nebulae at Jan. 8, 2017
Unequal Britain: Equalities in Britain since 1945 (Repost)

Pat Thane, "Unequal Britain: Equalities in Britain since 1945"
English | ISBN: 1847062989 | 2010 | PDF | 240 pages | 3 MB

BBC - Roman Britain: A Timewatch Guide (2015)  Video

Posted by Tutorial at Jan. 4, 2017
BBC - Roman Britain: A Timewatch Guide (2015)

BBC - Roman Britain: A Timewatch Guide (2015)
HDTV | 1280 x 720 | .MKV/AVC @ 3277 Kbps | 58mn 59s | 1.40 GB
Audio: English AAC 126 Kbps, 2 channels | Subs: English
Genre: Documentary, History

Using 50 years of BBC history archive film, Dr Alice Roberts explores how our views and understanding of Roman Britain have changed and evolved over the decades. Along the way she investigates a diverse range of subjects from the Roman invasion, through Hadrian's Wall, the Vindolanda tablets and the eventual collapse of Roman rule. Drawing on the work of archaeologists and historians throughout the decades, Alice uncovers how and why our views of this much-loved period of our history have forever been in flux.

Channel 4 - What Britain Bought in (2016)  Video

Posted by notbanned at Jan. 2, 2017
Channel 4 - What Britain Bought in (2016)

Channel 4 - What Britain Bought in (2016)
HDTV | 1280x720 | .MKV/AVC @ 2499 Kbps | 47mn 30s | 892 MiB
Audio: English AAC 123 kbps, 2 channels | Subs: None
Genre: Documentary

Mary Portas catches up with some of the nation's leading influencers, forecasters and stores, from John Lewis to Asos, to examine the retail trends of 2016, from corgi cakes to eye contours.

Waterways of Britain: An Illustrated Guide to Britain’s Best Waterways  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by Grev27 at Dec. 31, 2016
Waterways of Britain: An Illustrated Guide to Britain’s Best Waterways

Jonathan Mosse, "Waterways of Britain: An Illustrated Guide to Britain’s Best Waterways"
English | ISBN: 0008195471 | 2016 | EPUB | 304 pages | 56 MB
BBC - Fighting for King and Empire: Britain's Caribbean Heroes (2015)

BBC - Fighting for King and Empire: Britain's Caribbean Heroes (2015)
WEBRip | 1280x720 | .MP4/AVC @ 2283 Kbps | 58mn 37s | 999 MiB
Audio: English AAC 93.5 kbps, 2 channels | Subs: None
Genre: Documentary

This programme is based on a film entitled Divided By Race - United in War and Peace, produced by The-Latest. During the Second World War, thousands of men and women from the Caribbean colonies volunteered to come to Britain to join the fight against Hitler. They risked their lives for King and Empire, but their contribution has largely been forgotten.

BBC - A History of Celtic Britain (2011)  Video

Posted by Tutorial at Dec. 24, 2016
BBC - A History of Celtic Britain (2011)

BBC - A History of Celtic Britain (2011)
HDTV | 1280 x 720 | .MKV/AVC @ 4000 Kbps | 4x~58mn | 6.87 GB
Audio: English AC-3 192 Kbps, 2 channels | Subs: English
Genre: Documentary, History

Neil Oliver returns to continue his epic story of how Britain and its people came to be, from the height of the Bronze Age through to the age of Iron, the Celts and the first kings to the age of Rome.