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The Norton History of Technology (Norton History of Science)

by Donald Cardwell

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Published by W W Norton & Co Inc .
Written in English


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Number of Pages600
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Open LibraryOL7453147M
ISBN 100393311929
ISBN 109780393311921

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Cardwell, distinguished historian at the University of Manchester, divides his synthesis into three broad chronological The Norton History of Technology book the ancients, the Industrial Revolution, and the modern by: The Norton History of Technology.

"Humans are tool-makers and the first record of humankind is that of their tools, " Donald Cardwell writes in this absorbing history of technology from prehistory to the present, from stone implements, the wheel, and the first geared machines to /5(8).

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