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More of OnlineCollege.org‘s favourite history lessons on YouTube again. This time around we’re going a bit general and looking at the 10 best World History channels:

  1. Stone Ages: Mel Brooks is sure to get a laugh out of even the most serious academics with this classic film.
  2. A Brief History of Man: These illustrations highlight man, from prehistoric to modern-day civilizations.
  3. World History to 1500: A quick but accurate look at civilizations throughout time.
  4. History Channel One: From Nostradamus to “Life After Humans,” the History Channel gives you everything you need to know at the click of a button.
  5. Ancient Death Machines: The story of the ancient world’s most innovative torture and death machines.
  6. Lost Kingdoms of the Maya: The Maya established one of the most highly developed civilizations of their time in the jungles of Mexico and Central America.
  7. Aztecs: Inside the Hidden Empire: BBC brings you answers to every question you’ve ever had about the Aztecs.
  8. The Islamic History of Europe: A BBC documentary on the History of the Spread of Islam in Europe.
  9. European Ice Age: When building the foundations of the London Underground rail system, scientists and builders uncovered the edge of the Ice Sheet that once covered much of Europe.
  10. BBC’s Wild Europe and the Birth of the Atlantic: Excavation of rare rock in Bavaria has revealed the true history of Europe. A tropical lagoon teaming with rare animals including a part reptile, part bird creature.