Technological Change: Methods and Themes in the History of Technology

Technological Change: Methods and Themes in the History of Technology

by Robert Fox
     
 

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ISBN-10: 3718657929

ISBN-13: 9783718657926

Pub. Date: 12/01/1995

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

In this volume, scholars from these two very different traditions are brought together. Never before has a single volume contained such a distinguished and diverse group of historians of technology.

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In this volume, scholars from these two very different traditions are brought together. Never before has a single volume contained such a distinguished and diverse group of historians of technology.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9783718657926
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
12/01/1995
Series:
Routledge Studies in the History of Science, Technology and Medicine Series
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.69(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Introduction
Models
Medieval Technology and Social Change
Rethinking the Industrial Revolution
Technology, Politics, and National Cultures
Methods and Themes in the History of Technology
Technological Change During the First Industrial Revolution: the Paradigm Case of Textiles, 1688-1851
The Social Construction of Technology: a Review
Towards a History of Technological Thought
Bodies, Fields, and Factories: Technologies and Understandings in the Age of Revolutions
Economic and Technological Change: a New Metaphor for Economic History?
Lynn White's Medieval Technology and Social Change after Thirty Years
Medieval Technology and the Historians: the Evidence for the Mill
Law, Espionage, and the Transfer of Technology from Eighteenth Century Britain
Concepts of Invention and Patent Controversy in Victorian Britain
Technology Transfer and Industrial Transformation: an Interpretation of the Pattern of Economic Development Circa 1870-1914
The Japa

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