About Movie Journeys

History & Experience

‘Doesn’t it seem that most of what we know of the history of the world comes from the movies?’  Even for those who have read historical novels, or watched the travesties on the History Channel, or paid attention in history class, isn’t it predictable that when, say, the sack of Troy is mentioned, or the death of Cleopatra, or the settling of the West, or the the last emperor of China, or the terrible wars of the 20th century, for most people a moving picture comes to mind?  It makes for good conversation, and that is how these movie journeys began.

and capitalization of Civilization.


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