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Publisher Comments:

This is a history of the machine and a critical study of its effects on civilization. Mumford has drawn on every aspect of life to explain the machine and to trace its social results. "An extraordinarily wide-ranging, sensitive, and provocative book about a subject upon which philosophers have so far shed but little light" (Journal of Philosophy). Index; illustrations.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780156882545
Author:
Mumford, Lewis
Publisher:
Mariner Books
Location:
New York
Subject:
General
Subject:
History
Subject:
World
Subject:
Sociology - General
Subject:
Social aspects
Subject:
Machinery
Subject:
Technology and civilization
Subject:
Industrial arts
Subject:
World - General
Subject:
History, Criticism, Surveys
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series Volume:
no. 1
Publication Date:
19631115
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
544
Dimensions:
8 x 5.31 in

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