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Review: Technics & Civilization

Avis d'utilisateur  - Theresa Macphail - Goodreads

A classic study of the entanglement of technology and society. Dated, of course, but Mumford's text is still provocative for those of us thinking about the intersections of culture and new technologies today. A must-read for anyone working in tech or on tech. Consulter l'avis complet

Review: Technics & Civilization

Avis d'utilisateur  - Smoothw - Goodreads

One of the first books to analyze technology as a separate force that influences and shapes civilization. Mumford divides the history of civilization into three phases, the eotechnic, paleotechnic and ... Consulter l'avis complet

Review: Technics & Civilization

Avis d'utilisateur  - Mokokoma Mokhonoana - Goodreads

This is probably the longest book that I have read — thus far. But 430+ pages was definitely worth it. The book brilliantly illustrates the impact that an invention can have on man and his ... Consulter l'avis complet

Review: Technics & Civilization

Avis d'utilisateur  - Stevenglinert - Goodreads

Written in the 30s, still relevant. Consulter l'avis complet

Review: Technics & Civilization

Avis d'utilisateur  - AJ Jr. - Goodreads

This is one of his best. Mumford is very important reading. Consulter l'avis complet

Review: Technics & Civilization

Avis d'utilisateur  - Jerry Ackerman - Goodreads

It' always great to go back and read Lewis Mumford's denouncements of the "megamachine" and the overly hierarchical structure of our society and his faith that we can do better. Consulter l'avis complet

Review: Technics & Civilization

Avis d'utilisateur  - Maria Paula Lorgia - Goodreads

I just don't understand why I didn't read this before: the most important book about the history of technology, the history of media, the history of power, OUR history. Consulter l'avis complet

Review: Technics & Civilization

Avis d'utilisateur  - Clif - Goodreads

One look at the title and most Americans, I'm afraid, would say "Whoa! That sounds heavy, no thanks" To react that way would be a shame as Mumford is a craftsman writing beautifully to make his points ... Consulter l'avis complet

Review: Technics & Civilization

Avis d'utilisateur  - Shannon - Goodreads

Thought this was fascinating. :) Consulter l'avis complet

Review: Technics & Civilization

Avis d'utilisateur  - Don Robertson - Goodreads

Lewis Mumford writes well enough. Anything he wrote is a worthy read. Yes, Mumford's views are antique. But these views are generally easily filtered and weighed for their merit, some of which is ... Consulter l'avis complet


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