Technics and Civilization

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Harcourt, Brace, 1934 - Civilization - 495 pages
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User Review  - Theresa Macphail - Goodreads

A classic study of the entanglement of technology and society. Dated, of course, but Mumford's text is still provocative for those of us thinking about the intersections of culture and new technologies today. A must-read for anyone working in tech or on tech. Read full review

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User Review  - Smoothw - Goodreads

One of the first books to analyze technology as a separate force that influences and shapes civilization. Mumford divides the history of civilization into three phases, the eotechnic, paleotechnic and ... Read full review

Contents

OBJECTIVES
3
CULTURAL PREPARATION
9
The Monastery and the Clock
12

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