The Shock of the Old: Technology and Global History Since 1900

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Whereas standard histories of technology give tired old accounts of the usual inventions - planes, bombs - The Shock of the Old is based on a different idea. Its thrust is that for the full picture of the history of technology we need to know not about what a few people invented, but about what everyday people used - and when they actually used things, if it was a long time after invention. It therefore reassesses the significance of, for example, the Pill and IT, and shows the continued importance of technology such as ...

The Shock of the Old: Technology and Global History Since 1900 2011, Oxford University Press, USA, New York

ISBN-13: 9780199832613

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Shock Of The Old: Technology and Global History since 1900 2008, Profile Books Ltd, London

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The Shock of the Old: Technology and Global History Since 1900 2007, Oxford University Press, USA, Oxford, England

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Shock Of The Old: Technology and Global History since 1900 2006, Profile Books Ltd, London

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