The Heavenly Machine (2000)

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    United Kingdom

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    Non Fiction

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  • The Medieval Machine Alternative


In 1350 Britain was a backward plague-ridden country whereas China was far more advanced and was poised for technological supremacy. However, over the course of the next five hundred years the roles would be reversed. Looks at how the development of the mechancial clock and glass in Europe paved the way for industrialisation.

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