By Lesley Cormack,Andrew Ede
A historical past of technological know-how in Society is a concise assessment that introduces complicated rules in a non-technical model. Ede and Cormack hint the heritage of the altering position of technological know-how in society and discover the hyperlink among the pursuit of information and the will to make that wisdom useful.
New issues during this variation contain astronomy and arithmetic in old Mayan society, technological know-how and know-how in historical India and China, and Islamic cartography. New "Connections" positive aspects supply in-depth exploration of the methods technology and society interconnect. The textual content is observed by means of fifty five color maps and diagrams, and eight color plates highlighting key innovations and occasions. Essay questions, bankruptcy timelines, an additional readings part, and an index supply extra help for college students. A better half reader edited by way of the authors, A heritage of technology in Society: A Reader, is usually available.
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A History of Science in Society: From Philosophy to Utility, Third Edition by Lesley Cormack,Andrew Ede