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Machines as the Measure of Men: Science, Technology, and Ideologies of Western Dominance (Studies in Comparative History)

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Adas (history, Rutgers) examines the ways in which European perceptions of their scientific and technological superiority have since the 16th century shaped their interactions with non-Western peoples and cultures--cultures that they judge to represent lower levels of material mastery and social organization.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780801497605
Author:
Adas, Michael
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
Subject:
General
Subject:
Science
Subject:
History
Subject:
Social aspects
Subject:
Government and political science
Subject:
Technology
Subject:
Philosophy
Subject:
Technology -- Social aspects.
Subject:
Technology -- Philosophy.
Subject:
Science Reference-Technology
Copyright:
Series:
Studies in Comparative History
Publication Date:
19900831
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Dimensions:
9.31x6.28x1.12 in. 1.40 lbs.

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