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Humphrey J. — Ancient Technology (Greenwood Guides to Historic Events of the Ancient World)
Humphrey J. — Ancient Technology (Greenwood Guides to Historic Events of the Ancient World)

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Название: Ancient Technology (Greenwood Guides to Historic Events of the Ancient World)

Автор: Humphrey J.

Аннотация:

Since ancient times, technological advances have increased man's chances for survival. From the practicality of a Roman aqueduct to the art of the written word, man has always adapted his environment to meet his needs, and to provide himself with sustenance, comfort, comfort, leisure, a higher quality of living, and a thriving culture. This concise reference source takes a closer look at six technological events that significantly impacted the evolution of civilization, from the Palaeolithic age to the height of the Roman Empire. As he touches on the common elements of ancient technology—energy, machines, mining, metallurgy, ceramics, agriculture, engineering, transportation, and communication—Humphrey asks questions central to understanding the impact of ancient tools on the modern world: What prompts change? What cultural traditions inhibit change? What effect do these changes have on their societies and civilization?

Humphrey explores technologies as both physical tools and as extensions of the human body, beginning with the invention of the Greek alphabet and includin


Язык: en

Статус предметного указателя: Неизвестно

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Год издания: 2006

Количество страниц: 246

Добавлена в каталог: 18.05.2014

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