A short history of technology
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Publisher: Clarendon Press 1960
ISBN: 978 0486274720
Highly readable survey relates technology to historical epochs from earliest times to the onset of the Industrial Revolution, and from mid-18th century to beginning of the 20th century. Food production, metalworking, building construction, early sources of power, development of steam engine, mining, internal combustion machines, electricity, and more. 354 black-and-white illustrations.