How Earth Made Us

The untold story of history.


Our planet has amazing power, and yet that’s rarely mentioned in our history books.

This series tells the story of how the Earth has influenced human history, from the dawn of civilisation to the modern industrial age.

It reveals for the first time on television how geology, geography and climate have been a far more powerful influence on the human story than has previously been acknowledged.

How Earth Made Us
Genre Documentary
Produced for BBC
Year 2010