History’s Turning Points
is a thirteen part
series on decisive moments in world history. Each
turning point in history has behind it a story and a set of principal
characters whose dilemmas and conflicts form its dramatic core, and
whose unique personalities influenced the outcome of events. How would
the development of one of the world’s greatest civilizations, would the
British have won Quebec in the eighteenth century without the tenacity
and devotion to duty of General John Wolfe?
facts, often from indigenous sources, have emerged to add to our
understanding of these crucial events and these, together with the
latest historical research and documented first-hand accounts, bring
each turning point vividly to life. Exclusive dramatizations carried out
at the actual sites of the events, History’s Turning Points
provides a fascinating and intriguing new perspective on the significant
moments that have changed the world.