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Men, Machines, and Modern Times - 66 edition

Men, Machines, and Modern Times (ISBN10: 0262630184; ISBN13: 9780262630184)
ISBN13: 978-0262630184
ISBN10: 0262630184

This edition has also been released as:
ISBN13: 978-0262130257
ISBN10: 0262130254

Summary: Offers an entertaining series of historical accounts taken from the nineteenth century to highlight a main theme: the nature of technological change, the fission brought about in society by such change, and society's reaction to that change.

Edition/Copyright: 66
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: MIT Press
Published: 03/15/1968
International: No



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