By Graham Hollister-Short

The technical difficulties confronting assorted societies and classes, and the measures taken to resolve them shape the worry of this annual selection of essays. Volumes include technical articles ranging greatly in topic, time and zone, in addition to basic papers at the historical past of expertise. as well as facing the heritage of technical discovery and alter, History of know-how also explores the family members of expertise to different facets of existence -- social, cultural and fiscal -- and exhibits how technological improvement has formed, and been formed by means of, the society during which it occurred.

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