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  1. Technology in World Civilization: A Thousand-Year History
    Technology in World Civilization: A Thousand-Year History
    Technology in World Civilization: A Thousand-Year History
    Technology in World Civilization: A Thousand-Year History
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  2. Technology in World Civilization: A Thousand-Year History

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Most general histories of technology are Eurocentrist, focusing on a main line of Western technology that stretches from the Greeks is through the computer. In this very different book, Arnold Pacey takes a global view, placing the development of technology squarely in a "world civilization." He portrays the process as a complex dialectic by which inventions borrowed from one culture are adopted to suit another.

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Arnold Pacey
1st Paperback Edition
The MIT Press
The MIT Press
The MIT Press
The MIT Press
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