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Product Description: Since its first appearance in 1962, the impact of The Gutenberg Galaxy has been felt around the world. It gave us the concept of the global village; that phrase has now been translated, along with the rest of the book, into twelve languages, from Japanese to Serbo-Croat...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780802060419 | Univ of Toronto Pr, June 1, 1962, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: Since its first appearance in 1962, the impact of The Gutenberg Galaxy has been felt around the world.

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Product Description: The scientific approach to understanding of human affairs and to the solving of social problems is equally threatened by the enthusiastic advocates of the "technological fix" and the cheerful apostles of the counter-culture. Themes along these lines are developed in six chapters that explore their implications for conventional politics and education...read more

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9780817966713 | Hoover Inst Pr, June 1, 1977, cover price $4.95 | About this edition: The scientific approach to understanding of human affairs and to the solving of social problems is equally threatened by the enthusiastic advocates of the "technological fix" and the cheerful apostles of the counter-culture.
9780817966720 | 1 edition (Hoover Inst Pr, March 1, 1977), cover price $5.95 | About this edition: The scientific approach to understanding of human affairs and to the solving of social problems is equally threatened by the enthusiastic advocates of the "technological fix" and the cheerful apostles of the counter-culture.

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Product Description: This Updated edition of Operating Systems, 2e brings this edition up-to-date in regards to the latest Operating Systems. It features material on the latest version of Windows 2000 and Linux, and also provides updated lab exercises for courses that do user-level programming projects in lab (whether they be using UNIX, Linux or Windows)...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780201741964 | 2nd edition (Addison-Wesley, July 1, 2001), cover price $97.00 | also contains Leonardo to the Internet: Technology & Culture from the Renaissance to the Present | About this edition: This Updated edition of Operating Systems, 2e brings this edition up-to-date in regards to the latest Operating Systems.
9780201612516 | 2 sub edition (Addison-Wesley, October 1, 1999), cover price $75.00 | About this edition: presenting core operating system concepts illustrated with real-world examples that provide a practical perspective on the material.
9780805312959 | Addison-Wesley, March 1, 1997, cover price $79.00 | About this edition: Operating Systems: A Modern Perspective brings a balanced approach to the study of operating systems combining a careful examination of theoretical issues with real-world, hands-on problems and examples.

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Product Description: The study of new media has developed within a wide range of academic disciplines and theoretical paradigms and has generated a great deal of excitement, hype, and confusion. The New Media & Technocultures Reader gathers texts which map the cultural implications of new media, encapsulating and challenging key debates, theoretical positions, and approaches to research...read more
By Seth Giddings (editor)

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9780415469135 | Routledge, March 1, 2011, cover price $140.00 | About this edition: The study of new media has developed within a wide range of academic disciplines and theoretical paradigms and has generated a great deal of excitement, hype, and confusion.

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9780415469142 | Routledge, March 17, 2011, cover price $58.95 | About this edition: The study of new media has developed within a wide range of academic disciplines and theoretical paradigms and has generated a great deal of excitement, hype, and confusion.

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Product Description: This final volume in Manuel Castells' trilogy, with a substantialnew preface, is devoted to processes of global social changeinduced by the transition from the old industrial society to theemerging global network society. Explains why China, rather than Japan, is the economic andpolitical actor that is revolutionizing the global systemReflects on the contradictions of European unification,proposing the concept of the network stateSubstantial new preface assesses the validity of thetheoretical construction presented in the conclusion of thetrilogy, proposing some conceptual modifications in light of theobserved experienc...read more

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9781405196888 | 3 edition (Blackwell Pub, April 5, 2010), cover price $45.95 | About this edition: This final volume in Manuel Castells' trilogy, with a substantialnew preface, is devoted to processes of global social changeinduced by the transition from the old industrial society to theemerging global network society.

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Product Description: Is there such a thing as a "feminist technology"? If so, what makes a technology feminist? Is it in the design process, in the thing itself, in the way it is marketed, or in the way it is used by women (or by men)?   In this collection, feminist scholars trained in diverse fields consider these questions by examining a range of products, tools, and technologies that were specifically designed for and marketed to women...read more
By Kate Boyer (editor)

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9780252035326 | Univ of Illinois Pr, May 4, 2010, cover price $80.00 | About this edition: Is there such a thing as a "feminist technology"?

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9780252077203 | Univ of Illinois Pr, May 4, 2010, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: Is there such a thing as a "feminist technology"?

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Product Description: “This glorious book overflows with the great ideas of the Muslim middle ages. . . . I wish I had had this book fifty years ago."—Adam Hart-Davis, photographer, writer, and TV science presenter of the BBC series What the Ancients Did for UsWhat do coffee beans, torpedoes, surgical scalpels, arches, and observatories all have in common?Were Leonardo da Vinci’s flight ideas originals?Who devised the casing for pill capsules, and where did Fibonacci learn to flex his mathematical fingers?The answers to these questions and more can be found in this book...read more

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9780955242618 | 2 edition (Consortium Book Sales & Dist, March 1, 2011), cover price $59.50 | About this edition: “This glorious book overflows with the great ideas of the Muslim middle ages.

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Product Description: Historian Thomas J. Misa’s sweeping history of the relationship between technology and society over the past 500 years reveals how technological innovations have shaped―and have been shaped by―the cultures in which they arose. Spanning the preindustrial past, the age of scientific, political, and industrial revolutions, as well as the more recent eras of imperialism, modernism, and global security, this compelling work evaluates what Misa calls "the question of technology...read more

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9781421401546 | 2 edition (Johns Hopkins Univ Pr, May 16, 2011), cover price $60.00 | About this edition: Historian Thomas J.
9780801878084 | Johns Hopkins Univ Pr, April 1, 2004, cover price $56.95 | About this edition: Describes the economic, sociological, and cultural factors that shaped the Industrial Revolution and discusses the link between modern technology and aesthetics.
9780201741964, titled "Operating Systems: A Modern Perspective" | 2nd edition (Addison-Wesley, July 1, 2001), cover price $97.00 | also contains Operating Systems: A Modern Perspective | About this edition: This Updated edition of Operating Systems, 2e brings this edition up-to-date in regards to the latest Operating Systems.

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9781421401539 | 2 edition (Johns Hopkins Univ Pr, May 16, 2011), cover price $25.00 | About this edition: Historian Thomas J.
9780801878091, titled "Leonardo to the Internet: Technology and Culture from the Renaissance to the Present" | Johns Hopkins Univ Pr, March 8, 2004, cover price $24.00 | About this edition: Describes the economic, sociological, and cultural factors that shaped the Industrial Revolution and discusses the link between modern technology and aesthetics.

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Product Description: The Gutenberg Galaxy catapulted Marshall McLuhan to fame as a media theorist and, in time, a new media prognosticator. Fifty years after its initial publication, this landmark text is more significant than ever before. Readers will be amazed by McLuhan’s prescience, unmatched by anyone since, predicting as he did the dramatic technological innovations that have fundamentally changed how we communicate...read more
By W. Terrence Gordon (contributor), Elena Lamberti (contributor), Marshall McLuhan and Dominique Scheffel-Dunand (contributor)

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9781442612693 | Univ of Toronto Pr, July 31, 2011, cover price $33.95 | About this edition: The Gutenberg Galaxy catapulted Marshall McLuhan to fame as a media theorist and, in time, a new media prognosticator.

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Product Description: The American Technological Challenge - Stagnation and Decline in the 21st Century refutes the myth that we live in the most innovative of times. Inventions themselves are only one of the factors that determine the technological fate of a society...read more

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9780875868868 | Algora Pub, August 3, 2011, cover price $32.95 | About this edition: The American Technological Challenge - Stagnation and Decline in the 21st Century refutes the myth that we live in the most innovative of times.

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9780875868851 | Algora Pub, August 3, 2011, cover price $22.95 | About this edition: Most people would characterize the dawn of the 21st century as the age of technological progress par excellence.

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Product Description: This book is an attempt to provide a systematic interpretation of Hans-Georg Gadamer’s hermeneutics in light of one of the most important, interesting and debated questions of the present age: the question concerning the role played by science and technology in shaping our civilization...read more

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9783034306638 | Peter Lang Pub Inc, August 17, 2011, cover price $85.95 | About this edition: This book is an attempt to provide a systematic interpretation of Hans-Georg Gadamer’s hermeneutics in light of one of the most important, interesting and debated questions of the present age: the question concerning the role played by science and technology in shaping our civilization.

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Product Description: From the author of the New York Times bestseller The Inevitable— a sweeping vision of technology as a living force that can expand our individual potential  In this provocative book, one of today's most respected thinkers turns the conversation about technology on its head by viewing technology as a natural system, an extension of biological evolution...read more

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9780143120179 | Penguin USA, September 27, 2011, cover price $18.00 | About this edition: From the author of the New York Times bestseller The Inevitable— a sweeping vision of technology as a living force that can expand our individual potential  In this provocative book, one of today's most respected thinkers turns the conversation about technology on its head by viewing technology as a natural system, an extension of biological evolution.

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9781400168859 | Mp3 una edition (Tantor Media Inc, October 14, 2010), cover price $24.99
9781400118854 | Unabridged edition (Tantor Media Inc, October 14, 2010), cover price $34.99 | About this edition: This provocative book introduces a brand-new view of technology.

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Product Description: This inter-disciplinary and multidisciplinary book contributes to our understanding of environmental issues in both urban and rural areas. From Nigeria and Cameroon in West Africa to Kenya and Tanzania in East Africa, the book provides a continental treatment of the environment in a number of new ways...read more
By Maurice Amutabi (editor)

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9781592218844 | Gardners Books, January 26, 2012, cover price $48.05 | About this edition: This inter-disciplinary and multidisciplinary book contributes to our understanding of environmental issues in both urban and rural areas.

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Product Description: 1001 Inventions: The Enduring Legacy of Muslim Civilization takes readers on a journey through years of forgotten Islamic history to discover one thousand fascinating scientific and technological inventions still being used throughout the world today...read more

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9781426209345 | Natl Geographic Society, February 28, 2012, cover price $28.00 | About this edition: 1001 Inventions: The Enduring Legacy of Muslim Civilization takes readers on a journey through years of forgotten Islamic history to discover one thousand fascinating scientific and technological inventions still being used throughout the world today.

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Product Description: "At the forefront of a new generation of Ufologists, Micah Hanks is someone who isn't afraid to tackle new paradigms, ideas, and theories. The future of flying saucer seeking is in good hands!"--Nick Redfern, author of The Nasa Conspiracies"Micah Hanks is an invaluable source of data, esoterica, and intellectual banter...read more
By Micah Hanks and Scott Alan Roberts (foreword by)

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9781601632401 | New Page Books, December 26, 2012, cover price $15.99 | About this edition: "At the forefront of a new generation of Ufologists, Micah Hanks is someone who isn't afraid to tackle new paradigms, ideas, and theories.

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Product Description: Referring to the focus of the biosciences on molecular "particles" of the human biology—such as stem cells, genes, and neurons—this account examines the relationships between culture, society, and bioscientific research. Showing that the atomized body is indeed socially and culturally embedded, in plural and complex ways, it argues that biomedicine and biotechnology do not only intersect with the human body, but also reshape our perceptions of selfhood and life...read more
By Andrea Wiszmeg (editor)

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9789187121920 | Nordic Academic Pr, March 1, 2013, cover price $48.95 | About this edition: Referring to the focus of the biosciences on molecular "particles" of the human biology—such as stem cells, genes, and neurons—this account examines the relationships between culture, society, and bioscientific research.

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Product Description: Charles Eisenstein explores the history and potential future of civilization, tracing the converging crises of our age to the illusion of the separate self. In this landmark book, Eisenstein explains how a disconnection from the natural world and one another is built into the foundations of civilization: into science, religion, money, technology, medicine, and education as we know them...read more

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9781583946367 | North Atlantic Books, February 5, 2013, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Charles Eisenstein explores the history and potential future of civilization, tracing the converging crises of our age to the illusion of the separate self.

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9781583945353 | Reprint edition (North Atlantic Books, February 5, 2013), cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Charles Eisenstein explores the history and potential future of civilization, tracing the converging crises of our age to the illusion of the separate self.

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Product Description: Every day, we are presented with new technologies that can influence human thought and action, such as psychopharmaceuticals, new generation performance enhancing drugs, elective biotechnology, and gastric bypass surgery. Have we let technology go too far in this respect? In The Great Reversal, David Edward Tabachnick contends that this question may not be unique to contemporary society...read more

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9780802092632 | Univ of Toronto Pr, February 27, 2013, cover price $55.00 | About this edition: Have we let technology go too far?

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9780802094698 | Univ of Toronto Pr, February 27, 2013, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Every day, we are presented with new technologies that can influence human thought and action, such as psychopharmaceuticals, new generation performance enhancing drugs, elective biotechnology, and gastric bypass surgery.

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Product Description: K. Eric Drexler is the founding father of nanotechnology—the science of engineering on a molecular level. In Radical Abundance, he shows how rapid scientific progress is about to change our world. Thanks to atomically precise manufacturing, we will soon have the power to produce radically more of what people want, and at a lower cost...read more

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9781610391139 | Public Affairs, May 7, 2013, cover price $28.99 | About this edition: K.

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Product Description: What impact has technology had on cultural meanings, values, and symbols? This anthropological exploration shows how technologies produce novel and sometimes jarring realignments among cultural institutions.

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9781137342010 | Palgrave Macmillan, August 21, 2013, cover price $95.00 | About this edition: What impact has technology had on cultural meanings, values, and symbols?

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Product Description: Culture dictates our conduct based on the value system that it promotes. Culture makes us who we are and has direct impact on how we behave because it defines, promotes and values conducts which we are all keen to pursue. The marks of today's prevailing culture should be viewed as an unprecedented threat faced by mankind because of the structured persuasion tools innate to the system and create limitless possibilities of realities that enable man to reject traditions and move from one vanguard to another in pursue of something that is not real...read more

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9781403942432 | Palgrave Macmillan, November 19, 2013, cover price $110.00 | About this edition: Culture dictates our conduct based on the value system that it promotes.

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Product Description: A fascinating exploration of the history of memory and human civilizationMemory makes us human. No other animal carries in its brain so many memories of such complexity nor so regularly revisits those memories for happiness, safety, and the accomplishment of complex tasks...read more

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9780312620318 | St Martins Pr, August 21, 2012, cover price $25.99 | About this edition: A fascinating exploration of the history of memory and human civilizationMemory makes us human.

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9781250023230 | Griffin, December 17, 2013, cover price $15.99 | About this edition: A fascinating exploration of the history of memory and human civilizationMemory makes us human.

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Product Description: The Polish writer Stanislaw Lem is best known to English-speaking readers as the author of the 1961 science fiction novel Solaris, adapted into a meditative film by Andrei Tarkovsky in 1972 and remade in 2002 by Steven Soderbergh...read more
By Joanna Zylinska (trans)

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9780816675760 | Univ of Minnesota Pr, March 4, 2013, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: The Polish writer Stanislaw Lem is best known to English-speaking readers as the author of the 1961 science fiction novel Solaris, adapted into a meditative film by Andrei Tarkovsky in 1972 and remade in 2002 by Steven Soderbergh.

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9780816675777 | Univ of Minnesota Pr, January 1, 2014, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: The Polish writer Stanislaw Lem is best known to English-speaking readers as the author of the 1961 science fiction novel Solaris, adapted into a meditative film by Andrei Tarkovsky in 1972 and remade in 2002 by Steven Soderbergh.

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Product Description: Reaching into the depths of the collective unconscious, A Sense of Apocalypse explores and re-interprets one of the West’s primordial fears, namely that of the apocalyptic closure of both cultural praxis and individual experience...read more

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9783631648124 | Peter Lang Pub Inc, March 27, 2014, cover price $40.95 | About this edition: Reaching into the depths of the collective unconscious, A Sense of Apocalypse explores and re-interprets one of the West’s primordial fears, namely that of the apocalyptic closure of both cultural praxis and individual experience.

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Product Description: The advancement of technologies in the 20th century has radically transformed the interconnectedness of humans, science, and technology within an evolving society.Evolving Issues Surrounding Technoethics and Society in the Digital Age serves as an interdisciplinary base of scholarly contributions on the subject of technoethics, a field that deals with current and future problems that arise at the intersection of science, technological innovation, and human life and society...read more
By Rocci Luppicini (editor)

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9781466661226 | Idea Group Reference, June 30, 2014, cover price $215.00 | About this edition: The advancement of technologies in the 20th century has radically transformed the interconnectedness of humans, science, and technology within an evolving society.

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