History of Technology

History of Technology

Author: Ian Inkster

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 9781350085619

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 256

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Despite having undergone major advances in recent years, the history of technology in Latin America is still an understudied topic. This is the first English-language volume to bring together a variety of critical perspectives on the history of technology in Latin America from the early-19th century through to the present day. This special issue, assembled by guest editor David Pretel, brings together a range of experts to explore a plethora of topics in Latin America's technological history. Papers include a study of rural telephony in in 20th-century Latin America; the rise of the 'Techno-class' in modern Brazil; an analysis of the rise and fall of three Caribbean commodities; the history of educational technology in Latin America, and science and technology in Cold War Chile. Special Issue: Technology in Latin American History Edited by David Pretel (Colegio de Mexico, Mexico) and Helge Wendt (Max Plank Institute for the History of Science, Germany)
History of Technology
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Ian Inkster
Categories: Technology & Engineering
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-10-17 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

Despite having undergone major advances in recent years, the history of technology in Latin America is still an understudied topic. This is the first English-language volume to bring together a variety of critical perspectives on the history of technology in Latin America from the early-19th century through to the present
History of Technology
Language: en
Pages: 248
Authors: Ian Inkster, David Pretel, Helge Wendt
Categories: Technology
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014 - Publisher:

This special issue, assembled by guest editor David Pretel, brings together a range of experts to explore a plethora of topics in Latin America’s technological history. Papers include a study of rural telephony in in 20th-century Latin America; the rise of the ‘Techno-class’ in modern Brazil; an analysis of the
History of Technology Volume 8
Language: en
Pages: 160
Authors: Norman Smith
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-09-30 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

The technical problems confronting different societies and periods, and the measures taken to solve them form the concern of this annual collection of essays. Volumes contain technical articles ranging widely in subject, time and region, as well as general papers on the history of technology. In addition to dealing with
History of Technology Volume 22
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: Graham Hollister-Short
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-09-30 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

The technical problems confronting different societies and periods, and the measures taken to solve them, form the concern of this annual collection of essays. History of Technology, Volume 22 deals with the history of technical discovery and change and explores the relation of technology to other aspects of life -
History of Technology Volume 10
Language: en
Pages: 272
Authors: Norman Smith
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-09-30 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

The technical problems confronting different societies and periods, and the measures taken to solve them form the concern of this annual collection of essays. Volumes contain technical articles ranging widely in subject, time and region, as well as general papers on the history of technology. In addition to dealing with