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Technics and civilization


Technics and Civilization first presented its compelling history of the machine and critical study of its effects on civilization in 1934--before television, the personal computer, and the Internet even appeared on our periphery. Drawing upon art, science, philosophy, and the history of culture, Lewis Mumford explained the origin of the machine age and traced its social results, asserting that the development of modern technology had its roots in the Middle Ages rather than the Industrial Revolution. Mumford sagely ...

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Technics and Civilization
2010, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226550275

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Technics & Civilization
1963, Mariner Books, San Diego, CA

ISBN-13: 9780156882545

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