Seven Wonders Of The Industrial World

Seven Wonders Of The Industrial World

The Great Ship
Season 1  |  Episode 1  |  7two  |  June 24, 2012
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Seven stories of engineering achievement in the 19th and 20th centuries reveal how the modern world was forged. Visionaries such as Isambard Kingdom Brunel set in motion plans to conquer huge distances, harness rivers and tame cruel seas. The costs to individual engineers were enormous, for the complexity of their projects and the scale of their endeavours often drew scorn from society and took a great - sometimes devastating - toll on their health. (FEATURE ARTICLE AVAILABLE)

Seven stories of engineering achievement in the 19th and 20th centuries reveal how the modern world was forged. Visionaries such as Isambard Kingdom Brunel set in motion plans to conquer huge distances, harness rivers and tame cruel seas. The costs to individual engineers were enormous, for the complexity of their projects and the scale of their endeavours often drew scorn from society and took a great - sometimes devastating - toll on their health. (FEATURE ARTICLE AVAILABLE)

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