People and Technology

People and Technology by Michał Kopczyński (an MHP employee) was published by Oficyna Wydawnicza "Mówią Wieki."


People and Technology is a story about the biggest revolution in the history of humanity, the Industrial Revolution of the 18th and 19th centuries. This history is presented through the prism of 18 inventions, their creators and circumstances in which they were created, plus social and economic effects they had. Beside fundamental constructions like clocks, textiles, steam and harvesting machines or the revolver, the author talks about things as mundane as a barbed wire the influence on economic and social history of which proved crucial.

Out of print