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Historical Intersections: Technology and the Environment
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Cutcliffe, Stephen. 2010. “Historical Intersections: Technology and the Environment”. TRAILS: Teaching Resources and Innovations Library for Sociology, April. Washington DC: American Sociological Association.


From water power, hydroelectric, and irrigation dams to automobiles, recreation, and suburbia, technology and the environment have been closely linked throughout history. In fact, one might view the history of technology as humankinds's attempt to control nature, while seeing environmental history as the study of humanity's impact upon the environment....

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Science and Technology
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College 300

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