The Shock of the Old : Technology and Global History Since 1900 (Hardcover)

Author: Edgerton, David

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Offering a fresh way of thinking about the history of technology, this book radically revises ideas about the interaction of technology and society in the past and in the present. It provides an entirely new way of looking historically at the relationship between technology and society as well as invention and innovation themselves.


Publisher Oxford Univ Pr
Mfg Part# 9780195322835
SKU 203128921
Format Hardcover
ISBN10 0195322835
Release Date 4/10/2007
"The book is a provocative, concise, and elegant exercise in intellectual Protestantism, enthusiastically nailing its iconoclastic theses on the door of the Church of Technological Hype...."
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Editors Note Offers a global account of the place of technology in twentieth century history.
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Book Format Hardcover
Number of Pages 0288
Publisher Oxford University Press, USA
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