The Iron Horse - the first programme of 'The Day the World Took Off'
MetadataShow full item record
Dugan, D., & Macfarlane, A. (2004). The Iron Horse - the first programme of 'The Day the World Took Off' [Video file]. http://www.dspace.cam.ac.uk/handle/1810/715
A 50 minute film, made by Windfall Films and shown on Channel 4 television in 2000.
This traces the journey of the 'Rocket' steam engine from Liverpool to Manchester. On the way it gives clues to some of the puzzles and theories to be explored in this six-part history of the world. Why did science flourish in Europe? What happened to the early promise of the great civilizations of Islam and China?
This record's URL: http://www.dspace.cam.ac.uk/handle/1810/715