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Technology and culture; an anthology. Edited by Melvin Kranzberg and William H. Davenport.

; Davenport, William H., 1908-2006, compiler
New York, Schocken Books [1972] .
ISBN 0805234454

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Other Authors Davenport, William H., 1908-2006,
Subjects Kultur.
Sociale aspecten.
Techniksoziologie.
Technologie -- Histoire.
Technologie et civilisation.
Technologie.
Technology -- History.
Technology and civilization.
Technology.
Description 364 pages 21 cm
Copyright Date [1972]
Notes Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Introduction: At the start / Melvin Kranzberg and William H. Davenport -- part 1. Technology and society: Do machines make history? / Robert L. Heilbroner -- The first technological revolution and its lessons / Peter F. Drucker -- Authoritarian and democratic technics / Lewis Mumford -- Technology in focus -the emerging nations / Lord Ritchie-Calder -- The "know-how" tradition: technology in American history / John B. Rae -- Bursting boilers and the federal power / John G. Burke -- part 2. Technology and the humanities: Achieving a perspective o the technological order / Aldous Huxley -- Technology as a system of exploitation / Scott Buchanan -- The preparation of leather and parchment by the Dead Sea Scrolls community / J.B. Poole and R. Reed -- Sullivan's skyscrapers as the expression of 19th-century technology / Carl W. Condit -- part 3. Man and machines: Works and tools / Peter F. Drucker -- Technic and the nature of man / Lewis Mumford -- The fourth discontinuity / Bruce Mazlish -- Transporting sixty-ton statues in early Assyria and Egypt / C. St. C. Davison -- Eilmer of Malmesbury: an 11th-century aviator / Lynn White, Jr. -- Advances in American agriculture: the mechanical tomato harvester as a case study / Wayne D. Rasmussen -- part 4. Invention and innovation: The act of invention / Lynn White, Jr. -- Invention and innovation in the Watt-Boulton steam engine venture / F.M. Scherer -- The legend of Eli Whitney and interchangeable parts / Robert S. Woodbury -- Brandywine borrowings from European technology / Norman P. Wilkinson -- Henry Ford's science and technology for rural America / Reynold Millard Wik.
Genre History.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)402958
(OCoLC)ocm00402958
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WorldCat Identities Kranzberg, Melvin,
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