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Using the latest in archaeology, anthropology and genetics, this series tells the story of where the modern world began. Incorporating studies of artifacts, renowned sites of archaeological interest and interviews with leading experts, it moves around the geographic zones of the world, exploring how and why civilization first sparked into life.

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War
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War

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Religion
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Religion

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Cities
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Cities

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Trade
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The Merchant's Seal
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The Merchant's Seal

Culture of Violence
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Culture of Violence

Power of Obsidian
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Power of Obsidian

Humans Are Social
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Humans Are Social

Kings Become Gods
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Kings Become Gods

Rise of Inequality
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Rise of Inequality

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