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What the Ancients Did for Us

on BBC Two England

New series 1/9. The Islamic World. An enthralling examination of inventions dating from ancient times, conducted by a team of reporters and put to the test by Adam Hart-Davis . From the palaces of Alhambra in Spain to Cairo's souks, Amani Zain tells the story behind the golden age of Islamic discovery. Meanwhile Adam shows how torpedos, windmills and water pumps have had a lasting effect on technology today. Producer Will Aslett; Series producer Ian Potts RT DIRECT: accompanying book What the Past Did for Us is available for only £14.99 (RRP £16.99) including p&p. To order send a cheque payable to Radio Times, to; [address removed], or call [number removed] (national rate) Adam Hart-Davis 's golden oldies: page 32

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Adam Hart-Davis
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Amani Zain
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Ian Potts
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Adam Hart-Davis

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