Technology and Globalisation: Networks of Experts in World History by David Pretel
English | PDF,EPUB | 2018 | 403 Pages | ISBN : 3319754491 | 13.91 MB
This book examines the role of experts and expertise in the dynamics of globalisation since the mid-nineteenth century. It shows how engineers, scientists and other experts have acted as globalising agents, providing many of the materials and institutional means for world economic and technical integration. Focusing on the study of international connections, Technology and Globalisation illustrates how expert practices have shaped the political economies of interacting countries, entire regions and the world economy.