The Birth Of Europe

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Genome: [r4 Bd=19910309]

MEW Living in a MEW World of Ice

There were no people in Europe a million years ago. So when did they arrive? Why did they bother to come?

Peter France starts this five-part journey through time by looking at the very first Europeans, who were not really

'human' at all, and came into a world of ice totally unlike Europe today. Producer Mary Colwell

Contributors

Producer: Mary Colwell

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910309]

MEW Living in a MEW World of Ice

There were no people in Europe a million years ago. So when did they arrive? Why did they bother to come?

Peter France starts this five-part journey through time by looking at the very first Europeans, who were not really

'human' at all, and came into a world of ice totally unlike Europe today. Producer Mary Colwell

Contributors

Producer: Mary Colwell

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910309]

Producer: Mary Colwell

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910309]

Producer: Mary Colwell

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910316]

The Revolution That Was Caused by Sheep

Nine thousand years ago in Greece, Europeans saw a very strange sight for the first time - sheep.

Agriculture had arrived from the east and brought with it a revolution in the way of life. In the second of five programmes Peter France traces the first arrival of farming and follows its progress from Greece to the Orkneys. Producer Mary Colwell

Contributors

Unknown: Peter France

Producer: Mary Colwell

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910316]

The Revolution That Was Caused by Sheep

Nine thousand years ago in Greece, Europeans saw a very strange sight for the first time - sheep.

Agriculture had arrived from the east and brought with it a revolution in the way of life. In the second of five programmes Peter France traces the first arrival of farming and follows its progress from Greece to the Orkneys. Producer Mary Colwell

Contributors

Unknown: Peter France

Producer: Mary Colwell

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910316]

Unknown: Peter France

Producer: Mary Colwell

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910316]

Unknown: Peter France

Producer: Mary Colwell

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910323]

Power and Prestige - the Very First Goldfinger

Why do we consider gold to be so special? Why do gold and jewellery give power and prestige? In the third of five programmes,

Peter France traces the origins of the rich and powerful back into the shadows of pre-history and discovers that metals contain a power that revolutionised European society. Producer Mary Colwell e BOOK: The Birth of Europe by Michael Andrews , from booksellers

Contributors

Unknown: Peter France

Producer: Mary Colwell

Unknown: Michael Andrews

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910323]

Power and Prestige - the Very First Goldfinger

Why do we consider gold to be so special? Why do gold and jewellery give power and prestige? In the third of five programmes,

Peter France traces the origins of the rich and powerful back into the shadows of pre-history and discovers that metals contain a power that revolutionised European society. Producer Mary Colwell e BOOK: The Birth of Europe by Michael Andrews , from booksellers

Contributors

Unknown: Peter France

Producer: Mary Colwell

Unknown: Michael Andrews

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910323]

Unknown: Peter France

Producer: Mary Colwell

Unknown: Michael Andrews

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910323]

Unknown: Peter France

Producer: Mary Colwell

Unknown: Michael Andrews

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910330]

The Power to Succeed or Fail?

Energy is the issue that today drives nations apart and causes wars - yet the first use of natural energy in Europe brought people together. In the fourth of five programmes,

Peter France traces the discovery of natural energy and asks - what has changed? Producer Mary Colwell

Contributors

Unknown: Peter France

Producer: Mary Colwell

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910330]

The Power to Succeed or Fail?

Energy is the issue that today drives nations apart and causes wars - yet the first use of natural energy in Europe brought people together. In the fourth of five programmes,

Peter France traces the discovery of natural energy and asks - what has changed? Producer Mary Colwell

Contributors

Unknown: Peter France

Producer: Mary Colwell

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910330]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19910330]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19910406]

Small Cog - Big Machine Europeans have a taste for the exotic - for tea and diamonds and silks. It is the desire to obtain luxuries that has transformed Europe from a self-sufficient continent to a small cog in the world machine. In the final programme of the series, Peter France looks at how trade began back in the Ice Age and how it has changed through time, and asks: what is the real price of luxury?

Producer Mary Colwell

Contributors

Producer: Mary Colwell

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910406]

Small Cog - Big Machine Europeans have a taste for the exotic - for tea and diamonds and silks. It is the desire to obtain luxuries that has transformed Europe from a self-sufficient continent to a small cog in the world machine. In the final programme of the series, Peter France looks at how trade began back in the Ice Age and how it has changed through time, and asks: what is the real price of luxury?

Producer Mary Colwell

Contributors

Producer: Mary Colwell

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910406]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19910406]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19910911]

Living in a World of Ice There were no people in Europe a million years ago. So when did they arrive? Why did they bother to come? Peter

France starts a five-part journey through time by looking at the very first

Europeans, who were not really 'human' at all, and came into a world of ice totally unlike Europe today.

Producer Mary Colwell * BBC BOOK: The Birth of Europe, £ 18.95, available from October, from booksellers

Contributors

Producer: Mary Colwell

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910911]

Living in a World of Ice There were no people in Europe a million years ago. So when did they arrive? Why did they bother to come? Peter

France starts a five-part journey through time by looking at the very first

Europeans, who were not really 'human' at all, and came into a world of ice totally unlike Europe today.

Producer Mary Colwell * BBC BOOK: The Birth of Europe, £ 18.95, available from October, from booksellers

Contributors

Producer: Mary Colwell

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910911]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19910911]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19910918]

The Revolution That

Was Caused by Sheep Seven thousand years before Christ, in Greece, Europeans saw a very strange sight for the first time - sheep. Also, wheat and barley and goats. In the second of five programmes,

Peter France traces the first arrival of farming and follows its progress from Greece to the Orkneys. Producer Mary Colwell

Contributors

Unknown: Peter France

Producer: Mary Colwell

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910918]

The Revolution That

Was Caused by Sheep Seven thousand years before Christ, in Greece, Europeans saw a very strange sight for the first time - sheep. Also, wheat and barley and goats. In the second of five programmes,

Peter France traces the first arrival of farming and follows its progress from Greece to the Orkneys. Producer Mary Colwell

Contributors

Unknown: Peter France

Producer: Mary Colwell

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910918]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19910918]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19910925]

Power and Prestige - the Very First Goldfinger Why is gold so special?

Why do gold and jewellery give power and prestige? In the third of five programmes tracing the history of the Continent, Peter France discovers that metals contain a power which revolutionised

European society.

Producer Mary Colwell

Contributors

Unknown: Peter France

Producer: Mary Colwell

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910925]

Power and Prestige - the Very First Goldfinger Why is gold so special?

Why do gold and jewellery give power and prestige? In the third of five programmes tracing the history of the Continent, Peter France discovers that metals contain a power which revolutionised

European society.

Producer Mary Colwell

Contributors

Unknown: Peter France

Producer: Mary Colwell

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910925]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19910925]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19911002]

The Power to Succeed or Fail?

Energy is the issue that today drives nations apart and causes wars - yet the first use of natural energy in Europe brought people together. In the fourth of five programmes,

Peter France traces the discovery of natural energy and asks - what has changed?

Producer Mary Colwell

Contributors

Unknown: Peter France

Producer: Mary Colwell

Genome: [r4 Bd=19911002]

The Power to Succeed or Fail?

Energy is the issue that today drives nations apart and causes wars - yet the first use of natural energy in Europe brought people together. In the fourth of five programmes,

Peter France traces the discovery of natural energy and asks - what has changed?

Producer Mary Colwell

Contributors

Unknown: Peter France

Producer: Mary Colwell

Genome: [r4 Bd=19911002]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19911002]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19911009]

Small Cog- Big Machine Peter France looks at how trade began and how it has changed through time, in the last of the series.

Producer Mary Colwell

Contributors

Producer: Mary Colwell

Genome: [r4 Bd=19911009]

Small Cog- Big Machine Peter France looks at how trade began and how it has changed through time, in the last of the series.

Producer Mary Colwell

Contributors

Producer: Mary Colwell

Genome: [r4 Bd=19911009]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19911009]