within the Shores of the Isle of Man Lies an Abundance of Mystery and History, Largely Untouched BY the Way of Life That Exists in the Rest of Britain Today. Melvyn Bragg, the Well-known TV Personality, Explores the Many Facets of This Outstandingly Beautiful Island, Starting Back to Prehistoric Times, Through Viking Invasions, the Victorian Industrial Age, Development of Fishing and Farming, Internment Camps of the Last World War and Right UP to Present Day Tourism and Expansion of the Island's Finance Sector.
The Workings of Tynwald, the Ancient Manx Parliament, Are Examined and the Roles of the Manx Language and Traditional Culture in the Modern Island Community Are Considered.
DVD Chapters include:
Early Christianity on the Isle of Man
Vikings: Monuments and Artefacts
The Laxey Waterwheel and the Story of Mining on the Isle of Man
The Steam Railway
Creagneash and Crofting
The History of Fishing Industry
Tynwald: The Story and the Ceremony
The Manx Language
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? DVD Extra: Manx National Anthem accompanied by Anna Goldsmith