Book ID: CBB166269948

Fifty Years of Medieval Technology and Social Change (2019)

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Walton, Steven A. (Editor)


Routledge


Publication Date: 2019
Physical Details: 218
Language: English

This volume brings together a series of papers at Kalamazoo as well as some contributed papers inspired by the fiftieth anniversary of the publication of Lynn White Jr.’s, Medieval Technology and Social Change (1962), a slim study which catalyzed the study of technology in the Middle Ages in the English-speaking world. While the initial reviews and decades-long fortune of the volume have been varied, it is still in print and remains a touchstone of an idea and a time. The contributors to the volume, therefore, both investigate the book itself and its fate, and look at new research furthering and inspired by White’s work. The book opens with an introduction surveying White’s career, with a bibliography of his work, as well as some opening thoughts on the study of medieval technology in the last fifty years. Three papers then deal explicitly with the reception and longevity of his work and its impact on medieval studies more generally. Then five papers look at new cast studies areas where White’s work and approach has had a particular impact, namely, medieval technology studies and medieval rural/ ecological studies.

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Authors & Contributors
Topham, Johnathan R.
Hunter, Andrew
Chemla, Karine Carole
White, Lynn, Jr.
Hall, Bert S.
Macleod, Ranald Mackenzie
Journals
Technology and Culture
British Journal for the History of Science
Notes and Records: The Royal Society Journal of the History of Science
科学史研究 Kagakusi Kenkyu (History of Science)
Book History
Lychnos
Publishers
Guilford Press
Ashgate
Greenwood Press
Kluwer Academic
University of North Carolina Press
Da xiang chu ban she
Concepts
Technology
Books
Historiography
Bibliographies
History of science, as a discipline
Photography
People
White, Lynn, Jr.
Weber, Max
Faraday, Michael
Gutenberg, Johannes
Kuhn, Thomas S.
Time Periods
19th century
Medieval
20th century, late
20th century, early
21st century
20th century
Places
China
Europe
France
Czech Republic
United States
Sweden
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