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The pentagon of power

Author: Lewis Mumford
Publisher: New York : Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, ©1970.
Series: Myth of the machine, v. 2.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Examines contemporary man's preoccupation with technology, appraising mass production and automation and their by-products including pollution, mass destruction, and waste.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lewis Mumford
ISBN: 0151639744 9780151639748
OCLC Number: 7559264
Description: 496 pages, 32 pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: New explorations, new worlds --
Return of the sun god --
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.
Series Title: Myth of the machine, v. 2.
Responsibility: by Lewis Mumford.

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Examines contemporary man's preoccupation with technology, appraising mass production and automation and their by-products including pollution, mass destruction, and waste.

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