By Andrew Ede,Lesley B. Cormack
A background of technological know-how in Society is a concise evaluation that introduces complicated principles in a non-technical type. Ede and Cormack hint the heritage of the altering position of technological know-how in society and discover the hyperlink among the pursuit of data and the need to make that wisdom important. quantity I covers the origins of normal philosophy within the old global to the clinical Revolution.
New subject matters during this variation contain astronomy and arithmetic in historic Mayan society, technology and expertise in historic India and China, and Islamic cartography. New "Connections" positive factors supply in-depth exploration of the methods technological know-how and society interconnect. The textual content is followed through 27 color maps and diagrams, and four color plates highlighting key techniques and occasions. Essay questions, bankruptcy timelines, one other readings part, and an index supply extra aid for college students. A spouse reader edited by means of the authors, A heritage of technology in Society: A Reader, can be available.
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A History of Science in Society, Volume I: From the Ancient Greeks to the Scientific Revolution, Third Edition: 1 by Andrew Ede,Lesley B. Cormack