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Aqueducts : man made rivers of life

Author: History Channel (Television network); Arts and Entertainment Network.; Jaffe Productions.; Actuality Productions.
Publisher: New York : A & E Television Networks, ©1997.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"They are arguably the most important public works projects in history. Without aqueducts, many of the world's great cities and civilizations would never have existed. For thousands of years, we have shaped the world and forged history by controlling the flow of water. From the continent-spanning constructions of Ancient Rome to the lifeline that quenches Los Angeles's thirst, MODERN MARVELS takes a probing look at  Read more...
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Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: History Channel (Television network); Arts and Entertainment Network.; Jaffe Productions.; Actuality Productions.
ISBN: 0767008421 9780767008426
OCLC Number: 39219461
Credits: Writer/producer, Robert Beemer ; creator/producer, Bruce Nash ; editor, Jane McCord.
Performer(s): Narrator, Earl Boen.
Description: 1 videocassette (50 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Other Titles: Man made rivers of life
Modern marvels (Television program)
Responsibility: a presentation of Hearst Entertainment ; Jaffe Productions in association with Actuality Productions, Inc. for the History Channel ; A & E Television Networks ; producer, Bruce Nash ; written and produced by Robert Beemer.

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"They are arguably the most important public works projects in history. Without aqueducts, many of the world's great cities and civilizations would never have existed. For thousands of years, we have shaped the world and forged history by controlling the flow of water. From the continent-spanning constructions of Ancient Rome to the lifeline that quenches Los Angeles's thirst, MODERN MARVELS takes a probing look at the history and technology of AQUEDUCTS."--Website.

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