Technology: A World History
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Today technology has created a world of dazzling progress, growing disparities of wealth and poverty, and looming threats to the environment. Technology: A World History offers an illuminating backdrop to our present moment--a brilliant history of invention around the globe. Historian Daniel R. Headrick ranges from the Stone Age and the beginnings of agriculture to the Ind...more
Hardcover, 200 pages
Published April 1st 2009 by Oxford University Press, USA (first published 2009)
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يعرض المؤلف تاريخ الإنسان بالتزامن مع التقنيات التي طورها في كل حقبة زمنية على هيئة سرد متواصل لأخبار الحضارات والأمم, ولا يكتفي فقط بأوروبا وأمريكا بل يغطي كل الحضارات على مدار التاريخ من الصين والهند والقارة الأمريكية مرورا بالشرق الأوسط وأوروبا إلى أستراليا.

في الفصل الأول يعود المؤلف إلى حقبة بعيدة جدا تصل لأربعة ملايين سنة, إلى سلالة الأسترالوبيثيساين والتي وجدت لها أثارا في تنزانيا الأفريقية. وكان لأفراد هذه السلالة أدمغة تصل إلى ثلث حجم أدمغة البشر المعاصرون. وتمكن أفرادها من الإمساك بالأش...more
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