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    • Discovery in Cambridge 

      Macfarlane, Alan (2013-08-07)
    • Discussion of the role of the Benedictines in civilization 

      Macfarlane, Alan (2004-08-06)
      Father Giles in discussion with Alan Macfarlane in a Benetictine Abbey in Scotland. They discuss the history of the Benedictines, the nature of work and wealth, the nature of time and discipline and the relations between ...
    • Discussion with a Buddhist monk 

      Macfarlane, Alan (2004-07-29)
      Alan Macfarlane and a Buddhist monk discuss the relationship between Buddhism, Christianity and the development of modern science and technology. The talk takes place in a shrine in Kyoto.
    • Discussions in an old Japanese school 

      Macfarlane, Alan (2004-07-30)
      Some discussions in the old school founded in Osaka in the nineteenth century to teach people some of the new western knowledge. Among the pupils was Yukichi Fukuzawa, anecdotes of whose life are included.
    • Documentary series: The Day the World Took Off 

      Dugan, David; Macfarlane, Alan (2004-06-08)
      This 6-series documentary films address the puzzle of the origins of Industrial Revolution. The central question: why did a scraggy little rainswept island off the coast of mainland Europe become the first major ...
    • Dorset Days 

      Macfarlane, Alan (2015-06-16)
      An account of England between 1947 and 1954, and in particular the family life of Alan Macfarlane in Dorset.
    • A Dragon Kiln in Yixing County 

      Macfarlane, Alan; Gowlland, Geoffrey (2005-08-24)
      A video of the only dragon kiln still in operation in the Jiangsu province. This kiln dates from the Ming dynasty.
    • Earls Colne, Essex. Records of an English Village 1375-1854 

      Harrison, Sarah; Jardine, Charles; King, Tim; King, Jessica; Macfarlane, Alan (The Earls Colne Project, Dept. of Social Anthropology, University of Cambridge, 2002)
    • The early history of tea - from the start to the gardens of Assam 

      Macfarlane, Alan (2004-08-05)
      Alan Macfarlane sitting in a teahouse explains the long history of tea from the Burmese forest through to the setting up of tea gardens in Assam, by way of China.
    • Editing the film series 

      Macfarlane, Alan (2004-07-30)
      Much of the final effect of the television film is created in the editing stage. Paul Sheppard, the main editor at Windfall Films, talks to Mark Turin about some of the opportunities and constraints on editing the series.
    • Editing the sound 

      Macfarlane, Alan (2004-07-30)
      At the end of the production period, the sound is mixed, combining 'wild' sound, voice over and specially composed music and sound effects. Part of this process, including the attempt to insert part of one drowned word, ...
    • Education in Cambridge 

      Macfarlane, Alan (2013-08-07)
    • The Education of Iris Macfarlane, 1922-1939 

      Macfarlane, Alan (2015-06-16)
      An account of an English girl's education. Born in India in 1922, Iris Macfarlane's diaries, letters and school reports provide a picture of being sent home to England and being educated in a series of schools.
    • The effects of climate on civilizations 

      Macfarlane, Alan (2004-08-05)
      In an Australian forest, Alan Macfarlane describes some of the effects of climate on the development of Australian civilization.
    • The effects of European diseases on the native peoples of Australia 

      Macfarlane, Alan (2004-08-05)
      Standing in an Australian graveyard, Alan Macfarlane reflects on the effects of western diseases on the Australian native populations. He explains why these diseases were less lethal for the Europeans themselves.
    • The effects of writing and printing on human imagination 

      Macfarlane, Alan (2004-08-05)
      Reading to a two-year-old girl in Australia, Alan Macfarlane describes a few of the effects of reading and writing on extending the power of human creativity and imagination.
    • Encounter with Astronomy 

      Macfarlane, Alan (2014-12-12)
    • Encounter with Computing 

      Macfarlane, Alan (2014-12-12)
    • Encounter with Economics 

      Macfarlane, Alan (2014-12-12)
    • Encounter with Literature 

      Macfarlane, Alan (2014-12-12)