Technology and Society from the Renaissance to the Industrial Revolution
Units: 1.5, Hours: 3-0
A general survey of technological change and its social impact. Topics include rural and urban life, food production and preservation, early manufacturing and trades, hygiene and medical knowledge, science and society, printing and communications, transportation and early engineering, the military revolution, mining and industry, material culture and the birth of consumerism.
Undergraduate course in History offered by the Department of History in the Faculty of Humanities.