History of Technology

History of Technology

The annual collections in the History of Technology series look at the history of technological discovery and change, exploring the relationship of technology to other aspects of life and showing how technological development is affected by ...

Author: A. Rupert Hall

Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic

ISBN: 1350017574

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 192

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The annual collections in the History of Technology series look at the history of technological discovery and change, exploring the relationship of technology to other aspects of life and showing how technological development is affected by the society in which it occurred.
Categories: Technology & Engineering

The Historical Development of Science and Technology in Nigeria

The Historical Development of Science and Technology in Nigeria

Areas discussed in this text include traditional methods of food processing, cassava-processing technology in the contemporary period, textile technology, and pedagogy and science teaching in Nigeria.

Author: Gloria Thomas-Emeagwali

Publisher:

ISBN: UOM:39015029446641

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 180

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Areas discussed in this text include traditional methods of food processing, cassava-processing technology in the contemporary period, textile technology, and pedagogy and science teaching in Nigeria. There is also a specific focus on gender and technology. The text concentrates on the historical dimension but approaches the subject in the context of multidisciplinary interpretation.
Categories: Technology & Engineering

History of Technology

History of Technology

The technical problems confronting different societies and periods, and the measures taken to solve them form the concern of this annual collection of essays.

Author: Graham Hollister-Short

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 9781350018914

Category: History

Page: 320

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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. Volumes contain technical articles ranging widely in subject, time and region, as well as general papers on the history of technology. In addition to dealing with the history of technical discovery and change, History of Technology also explores the relations 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.
Categories: History

American Military Technology

American Military Technology

How have Americans made war? This volume provides a concise history of the science and technology of American military might.

Author: Barton C. Hacker

Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group

ISBN: 0313333084

Category: History

Page: 205

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How have Americans made war? This volume provides a concise history of the science and technology of American military might.
Categories: History

A History of Korean Science and Technology

A History of Korean Science and Technology

Utilizing rare pictures and offering detailed explanations of the heritage of traditional Korean science from the Bronze Age to the Joseon Dynasty, this book takes a fresh look at the history of Korean science.

Author: Sang-un Chŏn

Publisher: NUS Press

ISBN: MINN:31951D03229920Q

Category: History

Page: 433

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Utilizing rare pictures and offering detailed explanations of the heritage of traditional Korean science from the Bronze Age to the Joseon Dynasty, this book takes a fresh look at the history of Korean science.
Categories: History

Smithsonian studies in history and technology

Smithsonian studies in history and technology

... J.S. Simons, Technician, Museum of the History of Science, University of Oxford; Professor Cyril Stanley Smith, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; ...

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ISBN: MINN:31951P00390920Y

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The History and Sociology of Technology

The History and Sociology of Technology

proceedings of the twenty-fourth annual meeting of the Society for the History of Technology, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, October 14-17, 1981 Society for the ...

Author: Society for the History of Technology. Meeting

Publisher:

ISBN: STANFORD:36105040317351

Category: Technology

Page: 355

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Categories: Technology

History of Technology Volume 10

History of Technology Volume 10

of the history of technology, at least in Great Britain, and it reveals moreover a particular weakness of the subject. What emerges is how much of ...

Author: Norman Smith

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 9781350018419

Category: History

Page: 272

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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. Volumes contain technical articles ranging widely in subject, time and region, as well as general papers on the history of technology. In addition to dealing with the history of technical discovery and change, History of Technology also explores the relations 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.
Categories: History

Technological Choices

Technological Choices

The book is based on case-studies covering a wide chronological and geographic span from Neolithic Europe to the modern industrial age, from the tribes of Papua New Guinea, India and North Africa to European peasant communities.

Author: Pierre Lemonnier

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 0415296447

Category: Social Science

Page: 420

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Technological Choices deals with the adoption or rejection by a society of certain technological innovations. It demonstrates that in any society, such choices result from cultural values and social relations, rather than inherent benefits in the technology itself and highlights revolutionary viewpoint has crucial implications for current Western societies. The book is based on case-studies covering a wide chronological and geographic span from Neolithic Europe to the modern industrial age, from the tribes of Papua New Guinea, India and North Africa to European peasant communities. The techniques studied range from the manufacture of stone implements to the development of high-tech transportation devices. Technological Choices will be of great interest to students of archaeology and anthropology and the history of technology. It will also be valuable reading for economists and social historians.
Categories: Social Science

History of Technology

History of Technology

HANS-JOACHIM BRAUN, Current Research in the History of Technology in Europe. BERT L. FRANDSEN and W. DAVID LEWIS, Nieuports and Spads: French Pursuit Planes ...

Author: Ian Inkster

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 9781350019027

Category: History

Page: 240

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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 - showing how technological development has shaped, and been shaped by, the society in which it occurred.
Categories: History

History of Technology

History of Technology

have engaged with the diffusion aspect at least of the history of technology. It may also explain why the 'black box' approach to the technological entity ...

Author: Graham Hollister-Short

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 9781350018716

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 224

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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. Volumes contain technical articles ranging widely in subject, time and region, as well as general papers on the history of technology. In addition to dealing with the history of technical discovery and change, History of Technology also explores the relations 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.
Categories: Literary Criticism