A History of the World (The Day the World Took Off)

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Created: 2012-12-18 16:18
Institution: King's College
Description: A selection of films related to the Channel 4 Millenium series on 'The Day the World Took Off', with the kind permission of Windfall Films. Assembled by Alan Macfarlane
 

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This collection contains 15 media items.

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Animal Farm

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The sixth part of a series for Channel 4 in 2000 called 'The Day the World Took Off', made by Windfall Films and partly devised and presented by Alan Macfarlane. Covers the last...

Collection: A History of the World (The Day the World Took Off)

Institution: King's College

Created: Mon 30 Nov 2015


Discussion of the roots of the modern world - 1 : One day in 1830

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The nature of the puzzle and the approaches to be taken. Five historians (Maxine Berg, Christopher Cullen, Alan Macfarlane, Joel Mokyr, Simon Schaffer) discuss around a table, as...

Collection: A History of the World (The Day the World Took Off)

Institution: King's College

Created: Tue 18 Dec 2012


Discussion of the roots of the modern world - 2 : 1730-1830

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The classic industrial revolution over the hundred years 1730-1830. Five historians (Maxine Berg, Christopher Cullen, Alan Macfarlane, Joel Mokyr, Simon Schaffer) discuss around a...

Collection: A History of the World (The Day the World Took Off)

Institution: King's College

Created: Tue 18 Dec 2012


Discussion of the roots of the modern world - 3 : 1600-1850

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Western Europe, North America and the Ottoman Empire and their respective developments. Five historians (Maxine Berg, Christopher Cullen, Alan Macfarlane, Joel Mokyr, Simon...

Collection: A History of the World (The Day the World Took Off)

Institution: King's College

Created: Tue 18 Dec 2012


Discussion of the roots of the modern world - 4: 1350-1850

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Europe and Asia. The development of technologies including glass and clocks. Five historians (Maxine Berg, Christopher Cullen, Alan Macfarlane, Joel Mokyr, Simon Schaffer)...

Collection: A History of the World (The Day the World Took Off)

Institution: King's College

Created: Tue 18 Dec 2012


Discussion of the roots of the modern world - 4: 1350-1850

   56 views

Europe and Asia. The development of technologies including glass and clocks. Five historians (Maxine Berg, Christopher Cullen, Alan Macfarlane, Joel Mokyr, Simon Schaffer)...

Collection: A History of the World (The Day the World Took Off)

Institution: King's College

Created: Tue 18 Dec 2012


Discussion of the roots of the modern world - 5: 900-1900

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Europe, Asia and North America, particularly agriculture and warfare. Five historians (Maxine Berg, Christopher Cullen, Alan Macfarlane, Joel Mokyr, Simon Schaffer) discuss around...

Collection: A History of the World (The Day the World Took Off)

Institution: King's College

Created: Tue 18 Dec 2012


Discussion of the roots of the modern world - 6: 8000 BC to 2000 AD

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The development of the use of writing animals and other technologies. .Five historians (Maxine Berg, Christopher Cullen, Alan Macfarlane, Joel Mokyr, Simon Schaffer) discuss...

Collection: A History of the World (The Day the World Took Off)

Institution: King's College

Created: Tue 18 Dec 2012


Ships of Fortune

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A film shown on Channel 4 in 2000, made by Windfall Films, partly devised and presented by Alan Macfarlane. Part of the series 'The Day the World took Off' - the third film...

Collection: A History of the World (The Day the World Took Off)

Institution: King's College

Created: Mon 30 Nov 2015


The Heavenly Machine

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The fourth part of a series for Channel 4 in 2000 called 'The Day the World Took Off', made by Windfall Films and partly devised and presented by Alan Macfarlane.
This part...

Collection: A History of the World (The Day the World Took Off)

Institution: King's College

Created: Mon 30 Nov 2015


The Mystery of Tea - Alan Macfarlane 2017

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A lecture given to students of Sichuan University on 3oth November 2017 by Alan Macfarlane and filmed by Sarah Harrison

Collection: A History of the World (The Day the World Took Off)

Institution: King's College

Created: Wed 22 Nov 2017


War and Peace

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The fifth part of a series for Channel 4 in 2000 called 'The Day the World Took Off', made by Windfall Films and partly devised and presented by Alan Macfarlane. Covering the...

Collection: A History of the World (The Day the World Took Off)

Institution: King's College

Created: Mon 30 Nov 2015


Wheeling and Dealing

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A film shown on Channel 4 in 2000, made by Windfall Films, partly devised and presented by Alan Macfarlane. Part of the series 'The Day the World took Off'.

Collection: A History of the World (The Day the World Took Off)

Institution: King's College

Created: Mon 30 Nov 2015


Wheeling and Dealing

   7 views

A film shown on Channel 4 in 2000, made by Windfall Films, partly devised and presented by Alan Macfarlane. Part of the series 'The Day the World took Off'.

Collection: A History of the World (The Day the World Took Off)

Institution: King's College

Created: Mon 30 Nov 2015


Work and Machines

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A lecture by Alan Macfarlane at Sichuan University in November 2016, filmed by Sarah Harrison

Collection: A History of the World (The Day the World Took Off)

Institution: King's College

Created: Thu 16 Mar 2017