Technics and Human Development (The Myth of the Machine, Vol 1)

Technics and Human Development (The Myth of the Machine, Vol 1)
Language English
ISBN13: 9780156623414
Author: Lewis Mumford
Goodreads Rating: 4.17
ISBN10: 0156623412
Pages: 352
Published: September 29th 1971 by Mariner Books
Genre: History

Mumford explains the forces that have shaped technology since prehistoric times and shaped the modern world. He shows how tools developed because of significant parallel inventions in ritual, language, and social organization. “It is a stimulating volume, informed both with an enormous range of knowledge and empathetic spirit” (Eliot Fremont-Smith, New York Times). Index; photographs.