Creating the Twentieth Century: Technical Innovations of 1867-1914 and Their Lasting Impact
Publish date: January 1st 2004
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Pages no: 368
Edition language: English
Smil argues that the modern world was largely created by technical advances achieved between the end of the American Civil War and the beginning of World War I, in a period he calls the “Age of Synergy.” Many products and “techniques whose everyday use keeps defining and shaping the modern civiliza...