Jan 22, 2022  
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HIST 3378:History of Technology

3 Class Hours 0 Laboratory Hours 3 Credit Hours
Prerequisite: Must have earned at least 30 credit hours.
This course examines technology as a factor in historical change, emphasizing the role of tools, machines, and systems in revolutions, culture, politics, and economics. Students engage historiographical debates and readings on the role of technology in the recent and distant past. More broadly, students develop a critical understanding of the role of humanistic inquiry in technological knowledge through biographies, case studies, and primary source documents.



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