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The Manufactured Landscape was a series made by HTV and shown on ITV Schools.
It looks at how Britain became the first country to industrialise and during the nineteenth century become
the most powerful nation in the world and the workshop of the world.
The series looks at the development of canals and roads, railways, the origins of steam and the growth of towns.
2: Canals and Roads
These days we take fast transport for granted, but before the development of railways and the internal
combustion engine and before industrialisation, the way people and goods were carried was very different.
This programme looks at the development of roads and canals.
What does the evidence around us (the manufactured landscape) tell us about the need for improvement.
Production Company: HTV West
Presenter: Neil Cossons
Writer and Associate Producer: Dr Jane Chapman
Produced and Directed by Kenneth Price
Video: DivX 5 720x536 25.00fps 1145Kbps
Audio: MPEG Audio Layer 3 44100Hz 128Kbps
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