Book ID: CBB000070150

Technological change: Methods and themes in the history of technology (1996)


Fox, Robert (Editor)

Harwood Academic

Publication Date: 1996
Physical Details: vii + 271 pp.; notes; index

Description Contents: Fox, Robert: Methods and themes in the history of technology. Pinch, Trevor: The social construction of technology: A review. Picon, Antoine: Towards a history of technological thought. Pickstone, John V.: Bodies, fields, and factories: Technologies and understandings in the age of revolutions. Mokyr, Joel: Evolution and technological change: A new metaphor for economic history? Hall, Bert: Lynn White's Medieval technology and social change after thirty years. Holt, Richard: Medieval technology and the historians: The evidence for the mill. Harris, John: Law, espionage, and the transfer of technology from 18th century Britain. CHRISTINE MacLEOD: Concepts of invention and the patent controversy in Victorian Britain. O'Brien, Patrick, Griffiths, Trevor, Hunt, Philip: Technological change during the first industrial revolution: The paradigm case of textiles, 1688-1851. Inkster, Ian: Technology transfer and industrial transformation: An interpretation of the pattern of economic development circa 1870-1914. Low, Morris F.: The Japan that can say no: The rise of techno-nationalism and its impact on technological change. Cohen, Yves: Politics and the passion for production: France and the USSR in the 1930s. Hughes, Thomas P.: Managing complexity: Interdisciplinary advisory committees. DONALD MacKENZIE: How do we know the properties of artefacts? Applying the sociology of knowledge to technology.

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