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  1. Rise and Fall of Matrices, The (1986 Video)

    Subject
    Mathematics
    Distribution
    Hire, Videocassette. Standard formats. col. 43 min., 2006 hire: £5.00

    Recording of a lecture given by Professor W Ledermann in the London Mathematical Society’s Popular Lecture Series. Professor W Ledermann describes the revolutionary paper in 1858 by Cayley and the change...

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  2. Coalbrookdale: The Origins of the Industrial Revolution (1985 Video)

    Subject
    Archaeology; History
    Distribution
    Sale, Videocassette. VHS. col. 22 min., 1997 sale: £14.95 (+VAT +p&p)

    Shows the part played by Coalbrookdale in the Industrial Revolution, seeking to answer fundamental questions concerning the origins of industrialisation. Filmed in Shropshire at the Coalbrookdale furnace...

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  3. Safe Working Practice in the Radiochemical Laboratory (1985 Video)

    Director
    Colin Grimshaw
    Producer
    Ruth Osborn
    Subject
    Health & safety
    Distribution
    Sale, Videocassette. Standard formats. col. 25 min., 1995 sale: £70.00 (inclusive)

    An introduction to good working practices for small and medium-scale users of radioactive materials. Points covered are: 1) forward planning and work/personnel registration; 2) radiation hazards and the...

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  4. Technology and the Victorian City (1985 Video)

    Subject
    History
    Distribution
    Sale, Videocassette. Standard formats. col. 31 min., 1997 sale: £14.95 (+VAT +p&p)

    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...

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  5. Isaac Newton: His Life and Work (1984 Video)

    Director
    Colin Grimshaw
    Producer
    Kathleen Burk
    Subject
    History
    Distribution
    Sale, Videocassette. VHS. col. 31 min., 1997 sale: £14.95 (+VAT +p&p) (World Microfilms)

    Dr Simon Schaffer presents a short biography of Sir Isaac Newton, explains his main scientific achievements, and sets them in the context of his life and times. Shot on location at Woolsthorpe Manor and...

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  6. Norman Conquest, The (1982 Video)

    Director
    Colin Grimshaw
    Producer
    Kathleen Burk
    Subject
    History
    Distribution
    Sale, Videocassette. VHS. col. 28 min., 1997 sale: £14.95 (+VAT +p&p) (World Microfilms)

    Professor H R Loyn looks at the European and English contexts of the Norman conquest, at the organisations and military strengths of the Normans, and at the personalities involved. He describes the battle of...

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  7. Science and the English Enlightenment (1982 Video)

    Director
    Colin Grimshaw
    Producer
    Denis Smith
    Subject
    History
    Distribution
    Sale, Videocassette. VHS. col. 29 min., 1997 sale: £14.95 (+VAT +p&p) (World Microfilms)

    Given that Newtonian science is usually identified with the culture of the Enlightenment of the 18th century, Dr Simon Schaffer considers the relationship between the way of life of the English élite and...

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  8. Dissolution of the Monasteries, The 2 (1981 Video)

    Subject
    History
    Distribution
    Sale, Videocassette. VHS. col. 30 min., 1997 sale: £14.95 (+VAT +p&p)

    Professor A G Dickens discusses the religious and political background to the Dissolution and shows how the great wealth of the Church was seen by ThomasCromwell as the answer to the financial needs of the...

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  9. Was Cromwell a Revolutionary? (1981 Video)

    Subject
    History
    Distribution
    Sale, Videocassette. VHS. col. 30 min., 1997 sale: £14.95 (+VAT +p&p)

    Professor Christopher Hill considers the conservative as well as the radical side of Oliver Cromwell in relation to his style of leadership in both war and peace. At the Cromwell Museum in Huntingdon and at...

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  10. Why Did the Irish Want Home Rule? (1981 Video)

    Subject
    Politics & government
    Distribution
    Sale, Videocassette. Standard formats. col. 30 min., 1997 sale: £14.95 (+VAT +p&p)

    Dr Conor Cruise O’Brien discusses question of home rule from the Irish viewpoint, examining the grievances of the Irish, especially those of land and religion. He identifies the separate groups which make...

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