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What legacy has the British Empire left behind?

Duration: 02:33

The Empire brought blood and suffering to millions, but it also brought railways, roads and education. For good or ill, much of the world is the way it is today because of the Empire, from the way it looks, to the sports people play, from the religion we practise, to the language we speak.

Available since: Fri 9 Nov 2012

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Empire - Learning Zone

Jeremy Paxman travels the world exploring different aspects of the British Empire.

First broadcast: 20 Apr 2012

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