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The Last Explorers

Premier :: 2011-11-24

on BBC One

Genre :: Documentary

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Archaeologist and writer Neil Oliver presents a series on the golden age of exploration, charting the routes of contact that drew together the farthest reaches of the world

Latest Episode

Series 1 - Episode 4 - Thomas Blake Glover
Aired - 15 December 2011

Episode summary:

Neil Oliver follows in the footsteps of four Scottish explorers who planted ideas rather than flags - ideas that shaped the modern world we know today. In the last of the series, Neil travels to Japan to uncover the extraordinary story of Thomas Blake Glover. Blending adventure with commerce, Glover was a rogue trader who helped rebel samurai clans overthrow the shogun and lay the foundations for one of the most aggressive and powerful economies in the world.

Watch Episodes Online - Episode Guide

+ Series 1

+ Episode - 4 Thomas Blake Glover Aired - 15 December 2011
+ Episode - 3 John Muir Aired - 08 December 2011
+ Episode - 2 William Speirs Bruce Aired - 01 December 2011
+ Episode - 1 Livingstone Aired - 24 November 2011

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