History of Technology Volume 33 by Ian Inkster

By Ian Inkster

whereas political and social historians have made nice growth in attempting to comprehend the making of contemporary Greece through learning * politics and gear struggles, little awareness has been given TO the co-evolution of the Greek country and the applied sciences that have been constructed in this interval. This quantity is helping fills this hole, exploring the formation of the Greek nation and the development of 'modern' Greece in the course of the lens of the background of know-how and undefined. The members examine the position of engineering associations, the clicking and of infrastructure technological networks in selling particular technocratic beliefs and legitimizing social roles for the engineers of the interval. the amount as a complete deals new insights into the way in which that engineering tradition, institutional reforms and infrastructures contributed to the making of 'modern' Greece.

Special factor: background of expertise in Greece, from the Early nineteenth to twenty first Century
Edited via Stathis Arapostathis and Aristotelis Tympas

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