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Product Description: From Blaise Pascal in the 1600s to Charles Babbage in the first half of the nineteenth century, inventors struggled to create the first calculating machines. All failed—but that does not mean we cannot learn from the trail of ideas, correspondence, machines, and arguments they left behind...read more

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9780226411460, titled "Reckoning With Matter: Calculating Machines, Innovation, and Thinking About Thinking from Pascal to Babbage" | Univ of Chicago Pr, October 24, 2016, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: From Blaise Pascal in the 1600s to Charles Babbage in the first half of the nineteenth century, inventors struggled to create the first calculating machines.

Product Description: Readers may not think of technology as being from the ancient world, but advances in agriculture, weaponry, art, and food preparation have influenced the development of both human history and the physical development of humans themselves, as well as human migration all over the world...read more
By Ann Hosein (editor)

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9781680482737 | Britannica Educational Pub, January 15, 2016, cover price $32.90 | About this edition: Readers may not think of technology as being from the ancient world, but advances in agriculture, weaponry, art, and food preparation have influenced the development of both human history and the physical development of humans themselves, as well as human migration all over the world.

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Now in its second edition, this bestselling textbook may be the single most influential study of the historical relationship between science and technology ever published. Tracing this relationship from the dawn of civilization through the twentieth century, James E. McClellan III and Harold Dorn argue that technology as "applied science" emerged relatively recently, as industry and governments began funding scientific research that would lead directly to new or improved technologies. McClellan and Dorn identify two great scientific traditions: the useful sciences, patronized by the state from the dawn of civilization, and scientific theorizing, initiated by the ancient Greeks. They find that scientific traditions took root in China, India, and Central and South America, as well as in a series of Near Eastern empires, during late antiquity and the Middle Ages. From this comparative perspective, the authors explore the emergence of Europe and the United States as a scientific and technological power. The new edition reorganizes its treatment of Greek science and significantly expands its coverage of industrial civilization and contemporary science and technology with new and revised chapters devoted to applied science, the sociology and economics of science, globalization, and the technological systems that underpin everyday life.

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9781421417745 | 3 edition (Johns Hopkins Univ Pr, November 4, 2015), cover price $65.00
9780801883590 | 2 edition (Johns Hopkins Univ Pr, April 15, 2006), cover price $65.00
9780801858680 | Johns Hopkins Univ Pr, March 1, 1999, cover price $65.00

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9781421417752 | 3 edition (Johns Hopkins Univ Pr, November 4, 2015), cover price $29.95
9780801883606 | 2 edition (Johns Hopkins Univ Pr, April 14, 2006), cover price $27.00 | About this edition: Now in its second edition, this bestselling textbook may be the single most influential study of the historical relationship between science and technology ever published.
9780801858697 | Johns Hopkins Univ Pr, April 1, 1999, cover price $20.95

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Product Description: “Oh, the humanity!” Radio reporter Herbert Morrison's words on witnessing the destruction of the Hindenburg are etched in our collective memory. Yet, while the Hindenburg—like the Titanic—is a symbol of the technological hubris of a bygone era, we seem to have forgotten the lessons that can be learned from the infamous 1937 zeppelin disaster...read more

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9780465065943 | Basic Books, September 8, 2015, cover price $29.99 | About this edition: “Oh, the humanity!

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Product Description: Over the past five centuries, advances in Western understanding of and control over the material world have strongly influenced European responses to non-Western peoples and cultures. In Machines as the Measure of Men, Michael Adas explores the ways in which European perceptions of their scientific and technological superiority shaped their interactions with people overseas...read more

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9780801479809 | Reprint edition (Cornell Univ Pr, January 6, 2015), cover price $26.95 | About this edition: Over the past five centuries, advances in Western understanding of and control over the material world have strongly influenced European responses to non-Western peoples and cultures.
9780801497605 | Reprint edition (Cornell Univ Pr, September 1, 1990), cover price $23.95 | About this edition: Over the past five centuries, advances in Western understanding of and control over the material world have strongly influenced European responses to non-Western peoples and cultures.

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By Robert J. Kapsch (introduced by)

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9781938228810 | West Virginia Univ Pr, October 1, 2014, cover price $49.99

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9780314210982, titled "Current Issues in General, Organic, and Biochemistry: Selected Readings : 1997 Edition" | Brooks/Cole Pub Co, January 1, 1997, cover price $31.95 | also contains Current Issues in General, Organic, and Biochemistry: Selected Readings : 1997 Edition

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Product Description: The buildings of ancient Greece remain some of the most famous in the world. The Parthenon and temples showcase the sophisticated construction technology of people who lived thousands of years agoand many still stand. Readers will enjoy learning more about the culture and lives of the ancient Greeks through their agricultural, artistic, and mathematical achievements...read more

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9781433996337 | Gareth Stevens Pub, August 1, 2013, cover price $14.05 | About this edition: The buildings of ancient Greece remain some of the most famous in the world.

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9781433996320 | Gareth Stevens Pub, August 1, 2013, cover price $31.95 | About this edition: The buildings of ancient Greece remain some of the most famous in the world.

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Perhaps the most well known innovation of the ancient Egyptians is mummificationbut they knew far more about the human body than just how to preserve it. Theres evidence that the ancient Egyptians knew how to set broken bones and that they knew a persons pulse and heart were linked. Readers will learn about ancient Egypts earliest technology, from that used in medicine, to arts like pottery, glassmaking, and weaving. Through historical content and each sections accompanying sidebar, readers also will have a strong introduction to a common social studies curriculum topic: the culture of the ancient Egyptians. Up-close photographs of artifacts as well as artistic renderings of Egyptian shipbuilding, architecture, and other activities will engage readers in the ancient world of Egypt while a detailed timeline highlights important events.

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9781433996290 | Gareth Stevens Pub, August 1, 2013, cover price $14.05 | About this edition: Perhaps the most well known innovation of the ancient Egyptians is mummificationbut they knew far more about the human body than just how to preserve it.

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9781433996283 | Gareth Stevens Pub, August 1, 2013, cover price $31.95

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Product Description: The ingenuity of China has been evident in their technology for thousands of years. People in ancient China are responsible for many significant breakthroughs, including gunpowder, paper, and the compass. Readers will be introduced to the ancient beginnings of Chinas technological dominance through some of their greatest achievements in farming, astronomy, and metalworking, while a timeline guides them through ancient Chinese history...read more

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9781433996252 | Gareth Stevens Pub Learning library, August 1, 2013, cover price $14.05 | About this edition: The ingenuity of China has been evident in their technology for thousands of years.

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9781433996245 | Gareth Stevens Pub, August 1, 2013, cover price $31.95 | About this edition: The ingenuity of China has been evident in their technology for thousands of years.

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Product Description: When the Spanish encountered the native people of South America in the 15th and 16th centuries, they marveled at the abundance of gold and silver. In fact, the ancient peoples of Peru began making things from gold and silver about 3,000 years ago! Readers will be as fascinated as those first Spaniards were with the inventive and useful items the Aztec, Maya, and Inca cultures created before any Europeans arrived in the Americas...read more

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9781433996214 | Gareth Stevens Pub Learning library, August 1, 2013, cover price $14.05 | About this edition: When the Spanish encountered the native people of South America in the 15th and 16th centuries, they marveled at the abundance of gold and silver.

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9781433996207 | Gareth Stevens Pub, August 1, 2013, cover price $31.95 | About this edition: When the Spanish encountered the native people of South America in the 15th and 16th centuries, they marveled at the abundance of gold and silver.

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Product Description: Its probable that the ancient people in Mesopotamia were the first to use the wheel for transportation around 3200 BC. If thats not impressive enough, the famous Hanging Gardens of Babylon were dreamed up and executed by this ancient culture...read more

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9781433996412 | Gareth Stevens Pub, August 1, 2013, cover price $14.05 | About this edition: Its probable that the ancient people in Mesopotamia were the first to use the wheel for transportation around 3200 BC.

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9781433996405 | Gareth Stevens Pub, August 1, 2013, cover price $31.95 | About this edition: Its probable that the ancient people in Mesopotamia were the first to use the wheel for transportation around 3200 BC.

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Product Description: The ancient Romans road-building technology was so good, some of their roads are still being used! Considered in the context of their other famous construction triumphssuch as the Colosseum and Hadrians Wallthe Roman roads are just a small piece of their technological stamp on the world...read more

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9781433996375 | Gareth Stevens Pub, August 1, 2013, cover price $14.05 | About this edition: The ancient Romans road-building technology was so good, some of their roads are still being used!

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9781433996368 | Gareth Stevens Pub, August 1, 2013, cover price $31.95 | About this edition: The ancient Romans road-building technology was so good, some of their roads are still being used!

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Product Description: Egypt's pyramids are a testament to the technology used by this ancient civilization. Readers will learn about technologies, such as agricultural tools and irrigation systems, that helped Egypt thrive. Chapters explore how these innovations developed and the role technology played in establishing one of the most advanced cultures in the ancient world...read more

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9781477708699 | Powerkids Pr, July 15, 2013, cover price $10.00 | About this edition: Egypts pyramids are a testament to the technology used by this ancient civilization.

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9781477707685 | Powerkids Pr, July 15, 2013, cover price $23.60 | About this edition: Egypt's pyramids are a testament to the technology used by this ancient civilization.

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Product Description: This installment in a series on science and technology in world history begins in the fourteenth century, explaining the origin and nature of scientific methodology and the relation of science to religion, philosophy, military history, economics and technology...read more

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9780786461721 | McFarland & Co Inc Pub, May 31, 2012, cover price $65.00 | About this edition: This installment in a series on science and technology in world history begins in the fourteenth century, explaining the origin and nature of scientific methodology and the relation of science to religion, philosophy, military history, economics and technology.

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9780691139333 | Princeton Univ Pr, November 9, 2009, cover price $66.00

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9780691154329 | Princeton Univ Pr, March 5, 2012, cover price $28.95

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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."Misa brings his acclaimed text up to date by examining how today's unsustainable energy systems, insecure information networks, and vulnerable global shipping have helped foster geopolitical risks and instability. A masterful analysis of how technology and culture have influenced each other over five centuries, Leonardo to the Internet frames a history that illuminates modern-day problems and prospects faced by our technology-dependent world

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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
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: Variantology 4 revisits the early western encounter with the technological marvels of early Arabic culture. It presents scholarship on a range of subjects relating to the overlap between the arts and the sciences, from musical automata to theories of music and dance...read more

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9783865607324 | Walther Konig, March 31, 2011, cover price $75.00 | About this edition: Variantology 4 revisits the early western encounter with the technological marvels of early Arabic culture.

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Product Description: Das Buch ist das Resultat vieler Jahre des Nachdenkens |ber die Rolle der Technik im menschlichen Leben und |ber die Art der Entwicklung neuer Technologien. Es kann aus zweierlei Blickwinkeln betrachtet werden: Man kann es als Geschichte der Technik von fr|hesten Zeiten bis in die Moderne lesen, mit Hinweisen auf die jeweilige gesellschaftliche Rolle der Technik, oder man kann es als Betrachtungen |ber den Zusammenhang zwischen Technik und Gesellschaft an Hand historischer Beispiele verstehen...read more

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9783700169161 | Austrian Academy of Sciences, December 31, 2010, cover price $59.00 | About this edition: Das Buch ist das Resultat vieler Jahre des Nachdenkens |ber die Rolle der Technik im menschlichen Leben und |ber die Art der Entwicklung neuer Technologien.

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Product Description: The collection of articles, essays, and other presentations included in this volume summarize to some extent the author s thinking over the last several decades on a broad range of topics associated with the history and philosophy of science and technology and follow his passage from the academic world to the museum world to the positions he now concurrently holds as President of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences and Marshal of the Realm to the King of Sweden...read more

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9780881354003 | Science History Pubns, February 28, 2011, cover price $55.00 | About this edition: The collection of articles, essays, and other presentations included in this volume summarize to some extent the author s thinking over the last several decades on a broad range of topics associated with the history and philosophy of science and technology and follow his passage from the academic world to the museum world to the positions he now concurrently holds as President of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences and Marshal of the Realm to the King of Sweden.

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Product Description: Industrial design is a fundamental component of the consumer experience. Almost every commercial product encountered in our day-to-day lives, from toasters to toothbrushes, has been designed with our taste, our desires and our lifestyles in mind...read more

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9780786442546 | McFarland & Co Inc Pub, November 24, 2010, cover price $55.00 | About this edition: Industrial design is a fundamental component of the consumer experience.

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Product Description: Science is a living, organic activity, the meaning and understanding of which have evolved incrementally over human history. This book, the first in a roughly chronological series, explores the development of the methodology and major ideas of science, in historical context, from ancient times to the decline of classical civilizations around 300 A...read more

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9780786439324 | McFarland & Co Inc Pub, May 6, 2010, cover price $65.00 | About this edition: Science is a living, organic activity, the meaning and understanding of which have evolved incrementally over human history.

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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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