Technics and Civilizations

Technics and Civilizations

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This is a history of the machine and a critical study of its effects on civilization. Mumford has drawn on every aspect of life to explain the machine and to trace its social results. "An extraordinarily wide-ranging, sensitive, and provocative book about a subject upon which philosophers have so far shed but little light" (Journal of Philosophy). Index; illustrations.
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Product details

  • Paperback
  • 130 x 200 x 34mm | 598.74g
  • Harcourt
  • English
  • 015688254X
  • 9780156882545

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