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1/9. An enthralling examination of ancient inventions, conducted by reporters and tested by Adam Hart-Davis . The Chinese. Jamie Darling relates the remarkable stories behind the golden age of Chinese discovery. Meanwhile, Adam demonstrates how innovations have had a lasting effect on the present day, from flame-throwers and fast food to gunpowder and silk. Director Monika Kuppen Series producer Ian Potts (Revised rpt)
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