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Technics and civilization

Author: Lewis Mumford; Langdon Winner
Publisher: Chicago ; London : The University of Chicago Press, 2010, ©1962.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : University of Chicago Press edView all editions and formats
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Drawing upon art, science, philosophy, and the history of culture, this title explains the origin of the machine age and traces its social results, asserting that the development of modern technology  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lewis Mumford; Langdon Winner
ISBN: 9780226550275 0226550273
OCLC Number: 610466991
Notes: Originally published in 1934 by Harcourt, Inc.
Description: xxvii, 495 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Cultural preparation --
Agents of mechanization --
The eotechnic phase --
The Paleotechnic phase --
The Neotechnic phase --
Compensations and reversions --
Assimilation of the machine --
Orientation.
Responsibility: by Lewis Mumford ; with a new foreword by Langdon Winner.

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