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Author: James BurkeRichard SattinMike SleeDiscovery Productions, Inc.Principal Film Company.All authors
Publisher: New York : Ambrose Video Pub., ©1994.
Series: Connections2̳, 4.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Part of a series exploring the origins and effects of inventions that shaped the modern world. This episode explores discoveries which led ultimately to the use of fingerprinting to solve criminal cases. Along the way we examine the role of copper in cannon production, Emperor Charles V's debts, the Spanish Armada's battle with England, the history of glassmaking, mirrors, the sextant used for navigation and map  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Charles Darwin; Francis Galton; Adolf Hitler; Charles Darwin; Francis Galton; Adolf Hitler
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: James Burke; Richard Sattin; Mike Slee; Discovery Productions, Inc.; Principal Film Company.; Ambrose Video Publishing.
OCLC Number: 30824828
Notes: "Created especially for the Learning Channel"--Container.
"A presentation of Discovery Productions in association with James Burke and The Principal Film Company, UK."--Container.
In title "2̳" is superscript.
Credits: Producer, Richard Sattin ; director, Mike Slee ; editor, Mel Morpeth ; original music, Dominic Crawford-Collins.
Performer(s): Hosted by James Burke.
Description: 1 videocassette (25 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Series Title: Connections2̳, 4.
Other Titles: Connections two
Connections 2.
Who dun it?
Who done it?
Responsibility: written and presented by James Burke.

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Part of a series exploring the origins and effects of inventions that shaped the modern world. This episode explores discoveries which led ultimately to the use of fingerprinting to solve criminal cases. Along the way we examine the role of copper in cannon production, Emperor Charles V's debts, the Spanish Armada's battle with England, the history of glassmaking, mirrors, the sextant used for navigation and map making, the theories of Charles Darwin, and the founder of eugenics, Francis Galton, upon which Hitler based his political theories.

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