Wheels, Clocks & Rockets - a History of Technology [Audiobook] download free by D Cardwell

Wheels, Clocks & Rockets - a History of Technology Audiobook download free by D Cardwell
  • Listen audiobook: Wheels, Clocks & Rockets - a History of Technology
  • Author: D Cardwell
  • Release date: 2001/7/3
  • Publisher: WW NORTON & CO
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Technology and Engineering
  • ISBN: 9780393321753
  • Rating: 9.34 of 10
  • Votes: 339
  • Review by: Titus Mclendon
  • Review rating: 9.78 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/10/10
  • Duration: 7H30M38S in 256 kbps (118.4 MB)
  • Date of creation of the audiobook: 2018-07-12
  • You can listen to this audiobook in formats: OGG, WMA, WAV, FLAC, MPEG4, Musepack, MP3, AU (compression TAR.LZO, BZ2, EML, RAR, ZIP, CBR)
  • Total pages original book: 592
  • Includes a PDF summary of 48 pages
  • Duration of the summary (audio): 36M15S (9.6 MB)
  • Description or summary of the audiobook: As technology transforms our lives at an ever quickening rate, Donald Cardwell reminds us that technological innovation is not created in a vacuum rather, it is the product of the successful interaction between social change, scientific developments, and political vision. In this wide-ranging, 'spirited' (Booklist) survey of the machines and tools that humans have developed throughout history, Cardwell not only explains the mechanical technicalities but also delves into the underlying trends that have culminated in eras of great change. In particular, he highlights the eighteenth century as a watershed in the modern history of technology, analyzing how scientific developments in physics and chemistry spurred the mechanical innovations of the Industrial Revolution. From the steam engine to electrical power to nuclear energy to today's world of electronics and computers, this book opens a discussion of how science and technology together change our lives. Originally published as The Norton History of Technology.'
  • Other categories, genre or collection: History Of Engineering & Technology, History Of Science
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  • Format: Hardback
  • Approximate value: 39.68 USD
  • Dimensions: 142.24x215.9x43.18mm
  • Weight: 703.07g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: New York, United States

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