Technology in World Civilization: A Thousand-Year History / Edition 1

Technology in World Civilization: A Thousand-Year History / Edition 1

by Arnold Pacey
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0262660725

ISBN-13: 9780262660723

Pub. Date: 07/01/1991

Publisher: MIT Press

Most general histories of technology are Eurocentrist, focusing on a main line of Western technology that stretches from the Greeks is through the computer.
In this very different book, Arnold Pacey takes a global view, placing the development of technology squarely in a "world civilization." He portrays the process as a complex dialectic by which inventions

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Most general histories of technology are Eurocentrist, focusing on a main line of Western technology that stretches from the Greeks is through the computer.
In this very different book, Arnold Pacey takes a global view, placing the development of technology squarely in a "world civilization." He portrays the process as a complex dialectic by which inventions borrowed from one culture are adopted to suit another.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780262660723
Publisher:
MIT Press
Publication date:
07/01/1991
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
250
Sales rank:
509,472
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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