節目介紹 Introduction

每個新時代都是由人類的遷徙所催生,1880年代,半數位於俄國的猶太人搬來了紐約。三分之一的斯堪地那維亞人移民到了美國並成為了第一批伐木工。愛爾蘭的馬鈴薯飢荒讓美國的鐵路巨頭有了兩百萬的移民工人。本節目將揭露那些促使人們搬遷的原因,介紹史上最著名的遷徙行動並探討其對於現今社會在文化、社會和政治上所帶來的影響。透過高清的影像與真實的調查結果來拼湊出過去七萬年來的遷徙過程。我們將介紹從工業革命以來的重要遷徙,內容包含了讓人大吃一驚的史實與訊息,一切的一切造就了今日的我們。

Every era begins with the human will to move. During the 1880s, half the Jews in Russia moved to New York City. One in three Scandinavians migrated to America to become our first lumberjacks. The Great Potato Famine emptied Ireland, giving the railroad tycoons in America two-million migrant workers. In Human Journey (WT), History uncovers the great forces that set mankind in motion. Its an epic, premium, global documentary about the greatest migrations of all time, and the repercussions that they have had - culturally, sociologically, and politically - on our present nation. Anchored by high-end graphics and based on real research that piece together the patterns of migration over 70,000 years, it will emphasize the massive movements of people that have occurred since the Industrial Revolution. It includes "wow" facts and surprising information that piece together how we all got here.