Leonardo to the Internet by Thomas J. Misa
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Leonardo to the Internet
By Thomas J. Misa

Leonardo to the Internet

Technology and Culture from the Renaissance to the Present

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Leonardo to the Internet by Thomas J. Misa

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A masterful analysis of the ways in which technology and culture have influenced each other over five centuries, Leonardo to the Internet encourages students and general readers alike to think both more widely and more deeply about the invention, development, transfer, and adaptation of technologies within Western civilization.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780801878091
ISBN-10: 0801878098
Format: Paperback
(228mm x 155mm x 19mm)
Pages: 312
Imprint: Johns Hopkins University Press
Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press
Publish Date: 11-Apr-2004
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Thomas J. Misa

Thomas J. Misa is an associate professor of history at the Illinois Institute of Technology in Chicago. His books include Managing Technology in Society, Modernity and Technology, and A Nation of Steel: The Making of Modern America, 1865-1925, the last of which, also available from Johns Hopkins, was awarded the Dexter Prize of the Society for the History of Technology.

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