Tony Robinson Down under (HD)

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History Documentary hosted by Tony Robinson, published by SBS in 2011 - English narration

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Tony Robinson Down Under Tony Robinson uncovers key events and major influences that define Australia, taking a romp through time to reveal a history that sometimes challenges what is known about the land down under

[edit] Race to the End of the World

Tony asks why Australia remained undiscovered by European maritime nations for so many centuries and finds a man with an incredible theory on who got to Australia first after the indigenous population

[edit] Against the Odds

Tony reveals how the first British colony in Australia struggled for survival as the settlers, who had no farmers among their number, battled to find and grow enough food to sustain their community

[edit] The People are Revolting

Tony recalls how, as early settlers sank their roots deeper into the soils of the new colony, the first rumblings about liberty and freedom grew and the governing authority was increasingly questioned

[edit] Eureka!

Tony walks in the footsteps of Australia's first inland explorers and discovers how the country's fortunes were turned around by the discovery of gold, which brought commerce, corruption and dissent

[edit] Still Stroppy Beggars

Tony traces immigration and multi-culturalism in Australia from the early 1800s, telling how the country needed migrants to prosper and bounties were offered for human cargo from the UK and Ireland

[edit] Welcome to Australia

Tony looks at how a country founded as a penal colony grew into a nation, meets cartoonist Warren Brown and ex-Prime Minister Kevin Rudd, and ponders how the past has influenced the Australia of today

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  • Video Codec: x264 CABAC High@L4.1
  • Video: Bitrate: CRF-22 (~3430 kb/s)
  • Video Aspect Ratio: 1280 x 720
  • Video Resolution: 1.778 (16:9)
  • Audio Codec: AAC LC
  • Audio: English
  • Audio Bitrate: 160 kb/s VBR 48 KHz
  • Audio Channels: Stereo 2
  • Run-Time: 52 mins
  • Framerate: 25 fps
  • Number of Parts: 6
  • Container Mp4
  • Part Size: 1.21 GB Average size
  • Source: HDTV
  • Encoded by: Harry65

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