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History of Technology (Vol 33) (Hardcover)

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While political and social historians have made great progress in trying to understand the making of modern Greece by studying the politics and power struggles, little attention has been given in the co-evolution of the Greek state and the technologies that were developed during this period. This volume fills this gap, exploring the formation of the Greek state and the construction of 'modern' Greece through the lens of the history of technology and industry. The contributors look at the role of engineering institutions, the press and of infrastructure technological networks in promoting specific technocratic ideals and legitimizing social roles for the engineers of the period. The volume as a whole offers new insights into the way that engineering culture, institutional reforms and infrastructures contributed to the making of 'modern' Greece.

Special Issue: History of Technology in Greece, from the Early 19th to 21st CenturyEdited by Stathis Arapostathis and Aristotelis Tympas

Number of Pages: 288
Genre: History, Science
Series Title: History of Technology
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Bloomsbury USA Academic
Volume number: 33
Language: English
Street Date: June 1, 2017
TCIN: 51691675
UPC: 9781474237147
Item Number (DPCI): 248-28-6942
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