Aroview: Indispensible BBC TV series covering 20th century history told via the accounts of ordinary people, gives a vivid and sobering taste of world events. Organised according to dates and themes:
Vol. 1 - Age of Hope, Killing Fields, Red Flag.
Vol. 2 - Lost Peace, Sporting Fever, On The Line, Great Escape.
Vol. 3 - Breadline, Master Race, Total War.
Vol. 4 - Brave New World, Boomtime, Freedom Now.
Vol. 5 - Fall Out, Asia Rising, Skin Deep.
Vol. 6 - Living Longer, Endangered Planet, Picture Power.
Vol. 7 - Great Leap, New Release, Half of the People.
Vol. 8 - War of the Flea, God Fights Back, People Power, Fast Forward.