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Technology and global change

Author: Arnulf Grübler
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is the first book to comprehensibly describe how technology has shaped society and the environment over the last 200 years. It will be useful for researchers, as a textbook for graduate  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Arnulf Grübler
ISBN: 9780521543323 0521543320
OCLC Number: 1026196732
Description: 474 p. : il. ; 26 cm.
Contents: Acknowledgements; 1. Introduction; Part I. What is Technology?: 2. Technology: concepts and definitions; 3. Technology: models; 4. Technology: history; Part II. Technology and the Environment: Natural and Human: 5. Agriculture; 6. Industry; 7. Services; Part III. The Balance of Evidence: 8. Conclusion. 9. Postscript: from data muddles to models; Appendix; References; Index.
Responsibility: by Arnulf Grübler.

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' ... [This book] contains some useful information in the assessment of the relationship between technology development and environment'. Environment International 'While the topic is complex, and Read more...

 
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