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A History of Technology. Volumes 1 to 5.

Singer,Holmyard,Hall ,Williams et al - Editors

Published by Oxford University Press, New York and London, 1955
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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posted june 2007. A History of Technology. Volumes 1 to 5. Volume I: From Early Times to Fall of Ancient Empires. Vol. II: The Mediterranean Civilizations and the Middle Ages c.700 B.C. to c.A.D. 1500. Vol. III: From the Renaissance to the Industrial Revolution c.1500-c.1750. Vol. IV: The Industrial Revolution c.1750-c.1850. Vol.V: The Late Nineteenth Century c.1850 to c.1900. A massive study intended to provide a perspective on the development of technical knowledge. It is written in plain language, with few specialist terms, so as to be understood by those with a minimum of technical or scientific training. A copiously illustrated and very informative set. Complete as originally intended. Volumes 6 and 7 have been added at a later date. Ephemera includes an article clipped from the November 1960 magazine, Science, Volume 132, titled Charles Singer, Historian of Medicine, Science, Technology. Ephemera also includes a letter from Charles Singer to Dr. John M. Goggin, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, thanking him for a review of the first two volumes of the work and explaining the reasons for criticisms Dr. Goggin presented. The letter is dated 24 February 1960. Additional postage will be required to ship this collection. Available for domestic shipping only. Bookseller Inventory # 005561

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Title: A History of Technology. Volumes 1 to 5.

Publisher: Oxford University Press, New York and London

Publication Date: 1955

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good

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