The Maze of Ingenuity: Ideas and Idealism in the Development of Technology

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From cathedrals to star wars, Pacey looks at the interaction of technologies and society over the past 1000 years and uses that survey to argue for a more humane form of future technological development.
Author: Arnold Pacey

Format: Paperback / softback

Number of Pages: 318


From cathedrals to star wars, Pacey looks at the interaction of technologies and society over the past 1000 years and uses that survey to argue for a more humane form of future technological development. This edition concentrates on Europe and North America and incorporates recent insights from the history and sociology of technology. A new series of chapters extends Pacey's discussion of the role of ideas and ideals in technology in the period since the industrial revolution.
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Author: Arnold Pacey

Format: Paperback / softback

Number of Pages: 318


From cathedrals to star wars, Pacey looks at the interaction of technologies and society over the past 1000 years and uses that survey to argue for a more humane form of future technological development. This edition concentrates on Europe and North America and incorporates recent insights from the history and sociology of technology. A new series of chapters extends Pacey's discussion of the role of ideas and ideals in technology in the period since the industrial revolution.
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