Technology and the Victorian City

Synopsis
Dr Denis Smith, Chairman of the Greater London Archaeology Department, describes how new technology was used to tackle some of London’s main social problems such as providing clean drinking water, hygenic drainage and effective transport methods. Filmed on location on the River Thames and at the Living Steam Museum, Kew, London.
Series
British History Videotape Series, The
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video; Videocassette. Standard formats. col. 31 min.
Year of production
1985
Availability
Sale; 1997 sale: £14.95 (+VAT +p&p)
Uses
A-level and undergraduate history.
Subjects
History
Keywords
history of technology; London; public transport; water supply

Credits

Writer
Denis Smith
Cast
Denis Smith 

Sponsor

Name

World Microfilms

Distributor

Name

Imperial College of Science and Technology Television Studio

Name

World Microfilms

Contact
Stephen Albert
Email
microworld@ndirect.co.uk
Web
http://www.microworld.uk.com/ External site opens in new window
Phone
020 7586 4499
Fax
020 7722 1068
Address
PO Box 35488
St John’s Wood
London
NW8 6WD
Notes
World Microfilms distributes the Audio Forum collection of CDs for language learning and the Sussex Tapes library of video and audio material for sixth form and undergraduate teaching. The Sussex Tapes collection concentrates on the areas of English, history and music. Architecture programmes from the Masters of Architecture and Pidgeon Digital (qv) series of slides are sold on DVD as well as being accessible online via subscription.

Record Stats

This record has been viewed 216 times.