Technology in World Civilization: A Thousand-year History

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MIT Press, 1991 - Science - 238 pages
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Most general histories of technology are Eurocentrist, focusing on a main line of Western technology that stretches from the Greeks is through the computer. In this very different book, Arnold Pacey takes a global view, placing the development of technology squarely in a "world civilization." He portrays the process as a complex dialectic by which inventions borrowed from one culture are adopted to suit another.Arnold Pacey is a physicist turned historian whose publications have contributed to the British appropriate-technology movement. He has written widely on science, technology, and agriculture. His previous books include The Maze of Ingenuity and The Culture of Technology.

  

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A succinct overview of the spread and development of technology in the world starting roughly in the 1000 AD The book is focused mainly on the technological dialogue between different cultures and ... Read full review

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This book is a failed attempt at pluralism in the history of technology. Despite its best efforts it remains Eurocentric and betrays the author's deep-seated gender bias. Very out-dated thinking! Read full review

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About the author (1991)

Arnold Pacey is an Associate Lecturer at the Open University,Britain. He is the author ofThe Culture of Technology (MITPress, 1983), Technology and WorldCivilization (MIT Press,1991), and The Maze of Ingenuity, secondedition (MIT Press,1992).

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