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By: Pacey, Arnold
Publisher: The MIT Press: January 1992
Seller ID: 270732
Condition: Used - Very Good
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 of Ingenuity concentrates on Europe and North America and incorporates recent insights from the history and sociology of technology. A new series of chapters extends Pacey's discussion of the role of ideas and ideals in technology in the period since the industrial revolution.
The Cathedral Builders: European Technic...