A History of Technology, Five Volumes

A History of Technology, Five Volumes

Charles Singer and E. J. Holmyard and A. R. Hall and Trevor I. Williams

OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS, 1954


5 volume set. Hardcover and dust jacket. Good binding and cover.   Dust jackets in protective mylar cover.  Wear & tear to djs. Name on dj. This five volume set includes the following titles: Volume I: From Early Times to Fall of Ancient Empires; Volume II: The Mediterranean Civilizations and the Middle Ages, 700 B.C to A.D. 1500; Volume III: From the Renaissance to the Industrial Revolution, 1500-1750; Volume IV: The Industrial Revolution, 1750-1850; and Volume V: The Late Nineteenth Century, 1850-1900. From the Preface: "The main object of this work is to provide students of technology and applied science with some humane and historical background for the studies. They may thus be helped to realize that the subjects of their special training are parts of a very ancient process and are rooted in many civilizations. These volumes aim at providing a longer perspective of the ways in which the immensely complex technical knowledge of our civilization came into being."

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