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The Islamic World

Series examining the innovations and inventions of ancient civilisations. Adam Hart-Davis builds and tests some of the most extraordinary inventions from the early Islamic World. From soap to torpedoes and from water pumps to windmills Adam shows the lasting effect the Islamic world has left on the technology we use today. Also, reporter Amani Zain tells us the stories behind the golden age of Islamic discovery.

46 minutes

Last on

Wed 23 Jan 2008 10:30
BBC Two except Northern Ireland


Role Contributor
PresenterAdam Hart-Davis
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