Age of Discovery

Find historic articles and documentaries about the Age of Discovery. The Age of Discovery, or the Age of Exploration, started from the beginning of the 15th century and lasted until the end of the 18th century.
Travel to Colombia, Bolivia and Peru in South America with archaeologist Jago Cooper as we embark on an ancient civilization documentary series. Here we'll uncover the rich history, deep culture and archaeology of ancient South American civilizations.
How powerful can the fear of evil be? This documentary takes a look at a trial set in 1612 where the fear of witchcraft let to devastating result - that of an entire family sentenced to death due to one small child.
Britain's Slave Trade is a historical documentary taking a look at Britain's slave trade. It shows the business of slavery and how slave-trading was between complicit Africans, fuelled by the greed of African kings, and Great Britain.