Shock Of The Old (BOK)

David Edgerton

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This first ever history of technology casts aside the usual stories of inventions and focuses instead on what people actually use. It reassesses the relationship of technology and society, using unrecognized examples such as Spanish synthetic petrol, Japanese rickshaws, American gas chambers, Soviet tractors and Turkish battleships. We do not live in an era of ever increasing change, and the most important technologies of the twenty first century are often overlooked today. Drawing on political, economic and cultural history, "The Shock of the Old" dispels misplaced futurism and exemplifies a radical new way of looking at our world.


Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 2008 Forfatter David Edgerton
ISBN 9781861973061
Antall sider 272 Dimensjoner 14,6cm x 19,8cm x 1,9cm
Vekt 236 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd