Technology in World Civilization

Technology in World Civilization

A Thousand-year History

Book - 1990
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Departing from the usual eurocentrist approach, Pacey takes a global view, and demonstrates that western technology is an amalgam of cross-fertilizations from the great civilizations of China, India, and Islam and from the apparently primitive cultures of peasant farmers in Africa or Inuit hunters in the Arctic. Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or.

Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, 1990
Edition: 1st MIT Press ed
ISBN: 9780262161176
Characteristics: xi, 238 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm


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