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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(228mm x 155mm x 19mm)
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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.