Leonardo To The Internet

Author: Thomas J. Misa
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A masterful analysis of how technology and culture have influenced each other over five centuries, Leonardo to the Internet frames a history that illuminates modern-day problems and prospects faced by our technology-dependent world

Fastlane

Author: Thomas J. Misa
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Foregrounding the experience of computer users, the book draws on hundreds of interviews with scientific researchers, sponsored project administrators, NSF staff, and software designers, developers, and managers.

Historical Studies In The Physical And Biological Sciences

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Leonardo to the Internet: Technology and culture from the Renaissance to the
present. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2004. 352 pp., 49 illus. In
each of his episodic chapters exploring a distinct "era" of technological and social
development, Thomas Misa masterfully reveals the social processes through
which human actors change and choose technologies "in an effort to create or
sustain their ideas of a good life or desirable social and cultural developments."
Leonardo to ...

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03 Leonardo to the internet: technology & culture from the Renaissance to the
present / Thomas J. Misa. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, c2004.
xx, 324 p.: ill.; 24 cm. (Johns Hopkins studies in the history of technology) [T15.
M575 2004] 21 2003- 006813 ISBN 0-8018-7808-X 56.95 ISBN 0-8018- 7809-8
pap. 19.95 /. TechnologyHistory. 2. Technology and civilization. I. Title. II.
Series. 610 MEDICAL SCIENCES MEDICINE 610'. 1 MARTENSEN, Robert L. (
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Great Events From History

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Studies in Islamic Culture in the Indian Environment. Oxford, England: Oxford ...
York: Oxford University Press, 2001. Jayapalan, N. Medieval History of India.
Delhi, India: Atlantic, 2001. Karashima, Noboru. Towards a New Formation:
South Indian Society Under Vijayanagar Rule. Oxford, England: Oxford University
Press, 1997. Keay, John. A History ... Misa, Thomas J. Leonardo to the Internet:
Technology and Culture from the Renaissance to the Present. Baltimore: Johns
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Choice

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$39.50 ISBN 0231130104; ISBN 0231503563 e-book Inventing Flight: The
Wright Brothers and Their Predecessors, by John Anderson, Jr.. Johns Hopkins,
May 2004. S39.95 ISBN 0801868742; $18.95 pbk. ISBN 0801868750 Laws of
Men and Laws of Nature: The History of Scientific Expert Testimony in England
and America, by Tal Golan. Harvard, May 2004. $49.95 ISBN 0674012860
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Catherine M. Wallace “With Huck's Raft, Steven Mintz, who holds an endowed
chair in history at the University of Houston, makes possible an exponential
advance in the clarity with which we understand the history of families in this
country. .... the present. 324p il 2004 Johns Hopkins University Press 1.
TechnologyHistory ISBN 0-8018-7808-X; 0-8018-7809-8 (pa) LC 2003-06813
SUMMARY: “Technology, Misa argues, has played a central role in Western
history since the ...