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Plows, Plagues, and Petroleum: How Humans Took Control of Climate

William F. Ruddiman - 2007 - Science - No preview available
The impact on climate from 200 years of industrial development is an everyday fact of life, but did humankind's active involvement in climate change really begin with the industrial revolution, as commonly believed? William Ruddiman's provocative ...
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The Ethos of Rhetoric

Michael J. Hyde - 2004 - Language Arts & Disciplines - Limited preview
Together the contributors define ethical discourse and describe what its practice looks like in particular communities." "Among the phenomena these contributors examine are the rhetoric of a Black Arts movement leader, the 2000 presidential ...
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White Heat

Carroll W. Pursell - 1994 - Science - Limited preview
"A Coca-Cola bottle, a Samurai sword, a Rolls-Royce, and a prehistoric stone tool are linked not only because they are projects of technology, but also because each is a symbol invested with meaning," writes historian Carroll Pursell. His ...
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Democratic Theory and Technological Society

Richard B. Day, Ronald Beiner, Joseph Masciulli - 1988 - Political Science - No preview available
This volume introduces readers to an age-old question that has perplexed both Russians and Westerners: is Russia the eastern flank of Europe or the heartland of another civilization? In exploring this, the authors present a survey of cultural ...
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The Machine in America: A Social History of Technology

Carroll Pursell - 2007 - History - Limited preview
From the medieval farm implements used by the first colonists to the invisible links of the Internet, the history of technology in America is a history of society as well. This title analyzes technology's impact on the lives of women and men. It ...
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Meaning in Technology

Arnold Pacey - 2001 - Science - Limited preview
Arnold Pacey explores how an individual's sense of purpose and meaning in life can affect the shape and use of technology.
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Technology in World Civilization: A Thousand-year History

Arnold Pacey - 1991 - Science - Limited preview
In this very different book, Arnold Pacey takes a global view, placing the development of technology squarely in a "world civilization."
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The Maze of Ingenuity: Ideas and Idealism in the Development of Technology

Arnold Pacey - 1992 - Science - Limited preview
From cathedrals to star wars, Arnold Pacey looks at the interaction of technologies and society over the last thousand years and uses that survey to argue for a more humane form of future technological development. The second edition of The Maze ...
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The Culture of Technology

Arnold Pacey - 1983 - Social Science - Limited preview
The Culture of Technology examines our often conflicting attitudes toward nuclear weapons, biological technologies, pollution, Third World development, automation, social medicine, and industrial decline. It disputes the common idea that ...
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Holding On to Reality: The Nature of Information at the Turn of the Millennium

Albert Borgmann - 2007 - Technology & Engineering - Limited preview
Holding On to Reality is a brilliant history of information, from its inception in the natural world to its role in the transformation of culture to the current Internet mania and is attendant assets and liabilities. Drawing on the history of ...
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