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By Andrew Ede,Lesley B. Cormack

ISBN-10: 1442635037

ISBN-13: 9781442635036

A heritage of technology in Society is a concise assessment that introduces advanced rules in a non-technical model. Ede and Cormack hint the historical past of the altering position of technological know-how in society and discover the hyperlink among the pursuit of information and the need to make that wisdom worthwhile. quantity I covers the origins of usual philosophy within the historic international to the medical Revolution.

New themes during this variation contain astronomy and arithmetic in old Mayan society, technology and know-how in historical India and China, and Islamic cartography. New "Connections" gains supply in-depth exploration of the methods technology and society interconnect. The textual content is followed via 27 color maps and diagrams, and four color plates highlighting key suggestions and occasions. Essay questions, bankruptcy timelines, another readings part, and an index offer extra help for college kids. A better half reader edited via the authors, A background of technological know-how in Society: A Reader, can also be available.

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