History of Technology/Preface

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This textbook is primarily designed for Undergraduate level students of technology, media,history and everyone else who has to curiosity to know about how humans learnt the principles of nature and intelligently applied it made tools, gadgets , devices and machines that changed the world and changed the way humans live in the world. Its purpose is to examine different versions of Technological Determinism, Cultural Determinism, and other theories of how technologies are (historically) developed, and theories of the impact of technology on culture and society.