Synopsis by Alice Day
In this examination of 20th century civilization, Civilization series host Lord Clark discusses the development of technology as a significant factor of this era. Civilisation, Vol. XIII: Heroic Materialism looks at the influence of technological advances on the works of Brunel, and the making of the atomic bomb. Lord Clark examines the subjects of materialism and humanitarianism from the last 100 years, and his musings cover the industrial occurences of 19th century England to the modern work world of New York City.
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