Technology in World Civilization
A Thousand Year History
By (author) Arnold Pacey
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Technology in World Civilization by Arnold Pacey
Book DescriptionMost 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.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780262660723
(229mm x 152mm x 12mm)
Imprint: MIT Press
Publisher: MIT Press Ltd
Publish Date: 3-Apr-1997
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Arnold Pacey
Medieval Architectural Drawing, Hardback (November 2007)
Presents clues based on some of the builders' drawings on monuments. This book also investigates the drawing techniques of carpenters and wood-carvers. It shows that the medieval drawing techniques continued in use after the end of the Middle Ages, and demonstrates how craftsmen working for Christopher Wren used some of the old techniques.
Maze of Ingenuity, Paperback (March 1992)» View all books by Arnold Pacey
From cathedrals to star wars, Arnold Pacey looks at the interaction of technologies and society over the last thousand years and uses that survey to argue for a more humane form of future technological development.
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Author Biography - Arnold Pacey
Arnold Pacey is an Associate Lecturer at the Open University, Britain. He is the author of The Culture of Technology (MIT Press, 1983), Technology and World Civilization (MIT Press, 1991), and The Maze of Ingenuity, second edition (MIT Press, 1992).
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