The World: A Television History. Ep. 23. Industry and Empire

United Kingdom, 1983

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Episode number 23 of Series “The World: A Television History”.
From 1870 onwards the world changed with great speed. The British Empire took over a quarter of the world’s surface. Food prices, due to improved transportations had lowered, turning the peoples’ expenditures to entertainment rather than sustenance. Technology and invention were abundant; so too were towns and cities. The 1890’s saw the build up of military forces with advancements in weapons and ships. Based on The Times atlas of world history.



David Wright

production company

Channel Four

Bricomin Films

Goldcrest TV

Network Television







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