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dc.contributor.authorDugan, David
dc.contributor.authorMacfarlane, Alan
dc.descriptionA 50 minute film, made by Windfall Films and shown on Channel 4 television in 2000.en
dc.description.abstractThis 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?en
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dc.titleThe Iron Horse - the first programme of 'The Day the World Took Off'en

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    A programme to understand the cultures of China, Japan, India and South Korea through the integration of multimedia, large data storage, and dynamic interactivity made possible by broadband capacities.

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