James May’s 20th Century Written By James May and Phil Dolling Download in Audio Book Format

James May’s 20th Century



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Category: History
Publisher: Hodder Headline Limited
Author: James May and Phil Dolling
Narrator: James May
Length: 4 hours and 32 min.
Retail Price: $24.04
Download Price: $14.01
Abridged – Unabridged: abridged

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How much should you pay for a return trip to the moon? How are Winnie the Pooh and the artificial heart related? Did teenagers exist before 1950? If not, who invented them? James May’s 20th Century answers all these questions and more.

In this exclusive download released to tie-in with the BBC TV series, James May explores the iconic themes of the century: flight, space travel, television, mechanised war, medicine, computers, electronic music, skyscrapers, electronic espionage, and much more.

But he also reveals the hidden story behind why some inventions like the Zeppelin, the motorcycle side car, or the Theremin struggled to make their mark. He examines the tipping points i?? when technologies such as the car or the internet became unstoppable i?? and gets up close by looking at the nuts and bolt of remarkable inventions.

Packed with surprising statistics and intriguing facts, this is the ideal book for anyone who wants to know how stuff works and why some stuff didn’t make it.

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