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Wondrous Contrivances: Technology at the Threshold

By: Ierley, Merritt

Price: $4.49

Publisher: Clarkson Potter: 2002-01-29

Seller ID: 051256

ISBN: 0609608363

Condition: Used: Very Good


The telegraph, typewriter, phonograph, radio, train, plane, fax, and Internet were all at one time or another the latest technological wonder. All of them changed people's lives, but whether that was perceived as a blessing or a burden is a very human story, one that Merritt Ierley tells to marvelous effect in Wondrous Contrivances.A sharp-eyed researcher, Ierley looks beyond obvious sources like news reports of emerging technologies. He asks, for instance, when was a... View more info

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The Spirit of Science: From Experiment to Experience

By: Lorimer, David [Editor]

Price: $6.42

Publisher: Continuum Intl Pub Group: 1999-05-01

Seller ID: 053306

ISBN: 0826411746

Condition: Used: Very Good


Might better be classed with religion/mysticism. Contributors include Fritjof Capra, David Bohm, James Lovelock, Sir John Eccles. Materialists must suspend disbelief. View more info