Pentagon of Power (Myth of the machine / Lewis Mumford)

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In this concluding volume of The Myth of the Machine, Mumford brings to a head his radical revisions of the stale popular conceptions of human and technological progress. Far from being an attack on science and technics, The Pentagon of Power seeks to establish a more organic social order based on technological resources. Index; photographs.

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Examines contemporary man's preoccupation with technology appraising mass production and automation and their by-products pollution, mass destruction, and waste.

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