This is an annual collection of essays which explore how technology is related to other aspects of life - social, cultural and economic - and show how technological development has shaped, and been shaped by, the society in which it occurred. Contributions range widely in subject, period and region, and cover both technical matters and general papers on the history of technology.
Aero engine production in the Third Reich, Hans-Joachim Braun; the birth and demise of a medieval windmill, John Langdon; the south-pointing chariot in Rome - gearing in China and the West, Michael J.T. Lewis; the development and use of the tubular beam 1830-1860, Stanley Smith; some designs of Jeronimo de Ayanz (c1550-1613) relating to mining, metallurgy and steam pumps, Nicolas Garcia Tapia; Peenemunde and Los Almos - two studies, Donald E. Tarter; Alexander Graham Bell, Elisha Gray and the speaking telegraph - a cognitive comparison, Michael E. Gorman et al; reflections on two conferences, Graham Hollister-Short.
Series: History of Technology : Book 14
Number Of Pages: 192
Published: 1st November 1992
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.39 x 15.6
Weight (kg): 0.45
Edition Number: 1