Technology in World Civilization

Technology in World Civilization
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Publisher : MIT Press
Total Pages : 258
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ISBN-10 : 0262660725
ISBN-13 : 9780262660723
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Download or read book Technology in World Civilization written by Arnold Pacey and published by MIT Press. This book was released on 1991-07-01 with total page 258 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: 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.


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