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The shock of the old : technology and global history since 1900 / David Edgerton.

Author/Creator:
Edgerton, David.
Publication:
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2011.
Format/Description:
Book
xviii, 270 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Subjects:
Technology -- History -- 20th century.
Technology -- Social aspects -- History -- 20th century.
Technology.
Technology -- Social aspects.
Form/Genre:
History.
Summary:
In this new history, David Edgerton invites us to rethink how technology is used. For instance, horses contributed more to Nazi conquests than the V2. In influence, IKEA founder Ingvar Kamprad matches Bill Gates. And corrugated iron is not dead yet.
Contents:
Introduction
1. Significance
2. Time
3. Production
4. Maintenance
5. Nations
6. War
7. Killing
8. Invention
Conclusion.
Notes:
"First published in Great Britain by Profile Books, Ltd., 2007"--Title page verso.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
9780199832613
0199832617
OCLC:
795369588
Publisher Number:
99981066584
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