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The Birth of Europe

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We have produced a Style Guide to help editors follow a standard format when editing a listing. If you are unsure how best to edit this programme please take a moment to read it.
Fourth in a seven-part series about the development of European civilisation.
Feast and Famine, the Limestone Legacy
Between AD 1000 and 1300, northern Europe was transformed - from isolated peasants living at the mercy of marauding Vikings, to a rich society with bustling cities graced by magnificent architecture. This progress was built on a single geological resource, limestone. Producer Martin Hughes-Games
Executive producer Michael Andrews e STEREO
TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page 888
● BBC BOOK: £18.95 from booksellers ● BBC WILDLIFE MAGAZINE: including a feature on how history is shaped by man's use of natural resources.
November issue on sale from Wednesday, £1.75 from newsagents.

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Producer: Martin Hughes-Games
Producer: Michael Andrews

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