Over the past two million years that the human species have inhabited planet earth they have distinguished themselves by their ability to make and do things creatively to ensure their survival. From the beginning they have been defined by their technology, and the history of technology is the history of the species.
It was the discovery of ways of using power from heat engines a mere three hundred years ago that fundamentally transformed human societies. It is this development which deserves to be called 'The Technological Revolution' and provides the primary focus for this book.
Publisher: Pen and Sword Books