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The myth of the machine.

Author: Lewis Mumford
Publisher: New York, Harcourt, Brace & World [1967-70]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [1st ed. ]View all editions and formats
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Mumford, Lewis, 1895-1990.
Myth of the machine.
New York, Harcourt, Brace & World [1967-70]
(OCoLC)600369384
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lewis Mumford
OCLC Number: 424751
Notes: Vol. 2 has imprint: New York, Harcourt Brace Jovanovich.
Description: 2 volumes illustrations 25 cm
Contents: [V. 1]. Technics and human development : Prologue --
The mindfulness of man --
In the dreamtime long ago --
The gift of tongues --
Finders and makers --
Fore-stages of domestication --
Garden, home, and mother --
Kings as prime movers --
The design of the megamachine --
The burden of 'civilization' --
Invention and the arts --
Pioneers in mechanization --
V. 2. The pentagon of power : New explorations, new worlds --
Return of the sun god --
The mechanized world picture --
Political absolutism and regimentation --
Science as technology --
The polytechnic tradition --
Mass production and human automation --
Progress as 'science fiction' --
The nucleation of power --
The new megamachine --
The megatechnic wasteland --
Promises, bribes, threats --
Demoralization and insurgence --
The new organum --
Epilogue : The advancement of life.
Other Titles: Technics and human development.
The pentagon of power.

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