History of Technology 2005

History of Technology 2005

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The technical problems confronting different societies and periods and the measures taken to solve them form the concern of this annual collection of essays. It deals with the history of technical discovery and change and explores the relationship of technology to other aspects of life - social, cultural and economic - and shows how technological development has shaped, and been shaped by, the society in which it occurred. g... a new technology is developed in response to the perceived weaknesses in the old, asserting that the problems which ... Lancashire, that over the Menai Strait in North Wales, the Tacoma Narrows Bridge in Washington State, USA, and theanbsp;...

Title:History of Technology 2005
Author:Ian Inkster
Publisher:A&C Black - 2006


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