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See how dissidents have used their power and might to fight for change, or against it.Revolution Around the World is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (19 episodes). The series first aired on March 9, 1999.Revolution Around the World is available for streaming on the website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Revolution Around the World on demand atAmazon Prime online.

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1 Season, 19 Episodes
March 9, 1999
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  • Every December people of the Jewish faith gather to celebrate the joyous holiday of Chanukah, but few realize that the foundations of this celebration are rooted in bloody violence.

  • Since first received as a gift from the people of France, Lady Liberty has held the beacon of hope for America's immigrant culture. But the story of her construction is as contentious as the New World she heralds.

  • Marcus Aurelius inherits the empire at its peak. The imperial boundaries stretch from the Irish Sea to the sands of Syria. But the greater Rome grows, the bigger a target it becomes.

  • Discover the complexities of the remarkable woman who has gone down in history as a frivolous, callous queen who epitomized the decadence of the French monarchy.

  • We all know how the American Revolution began, but this bloody conflict brims with incredible tales of overlooked heroes, astonishing innovations, and heartbreaking tragedy.

  • The first great revolution of the 20th century began as a revolt against a dictator and ended in civil war, consuming hundreds of thousands of lives as Mexico struggled to live up to its ideals of land and liberty.

  • Scientists and historians explore the little-known story of American-Indian involvement in the Revolutionary War, and discover what made the battle at Oriskany so bloody - and why so many militiamen had to die.

  • This profile of the Cuban dictator follows his life from his rebel days in the mountains to his decades-long confrontation with the United States.

  • A key moment in the Revolutionary War, the Battle of Monmouth took place in rural New Jersey. The British assumed that the American Army was weak and ill-disciplined, but at Monmouth, things turned out differently.

  • Track down the manual that explained Vietnamese military secrets, discover King Mithridates' "burning mud," and learn how the terrorist booby-traps and letter bombs of today were invented hundreds of years ago.

  • Explore the controversial life of the Argentinean revolutionary, who was a medical doctor, an aide to Fidel Castro in the Cuban Revolution, and active in leftist guerrilla movements in the Congo and Latin America.

  • The colonies declare independence, taking on the might of the British Empire. As Washington's army nears defeat, new weapons and battle tactics turn the tide, forging a new nation through revolution.

  • Discover the life of the South African leader who spearheaded the fight against apartheid, from his African royal lineage to his underground battle against the white supremacist regime and 27 years in jail.

  • In Part 4, the Founding Fathers face the momentous and monumental task of framing a federal constitution for the 13 states.

  • Part 3 looks at the toll on the patriots as undeclared war simmers for a year, peace talks fail, and the Declaration of Independence is debated, written, and issued.

  • Part 2 sees pockets of discontent grow as patriots argue among themselves at meetings of the First and Second Continental Congress.

  • Part 1 of a documentary series presenting the flesh-and-blood men behind early American legends examines the political agitation of the early 1770s and a group of loyal British citizens driven to commit treason.