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Review: Technics and Civilization

Avis d'utilisateur  - Mark Sacha - Goodreads

Mumford's seminal text on technology begins strong, but after some well-developed insights devolves into odd terminology and inconsistencies in tone. He is at his best in interpreting past ... Consulter l'avis complet

Review: Technics and Civilization

Avis d'utilisateur  - Toby Newton - Goodreads

My, my ... simply the best book I have read in ... oh, I don't know, two or three months, but I try to read a lot of good books ... anyhow, this is a peach and a must read. The interesting point for ... Consulter l'avis complet

Review: Technics and 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 and 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 and 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 and Civilization

Avis d'utilisateur  - Stevenglinert - Goodreads

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

Review: Technics and Civilization

Avis d'utilisateur  - AJ Jr. - Goodreads

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

Review: Technics and 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 and 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 and 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


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