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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

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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