Sunday, February 27, 2011

Miracles of Science: Technological and Intellectual Modernity in the late 19th Century

Technological and Intellectual modernity took new and familiar turns in the late 19th Century. In fact, many of the ideas and processes that would govern life in the 20th century world had their root in the second half of the nineteenth century. We will look at these today. 

Scientific Racism
Professionalization of Engineering
Communications revolution
New Steel and its ramifications
Chemistry and modern science


I'll post terms and questions from Chapter 17 soon!

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