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The Shock of the Old response

The reading for this week was interesting as the book challenged the way we think of technology in history. I am not talking about the classic made us seen technology in a new light but more of it tried to open our eyes the the way technology is viewed in different countries and how we…

Edgerton response

After reading Edgerton’s The Shock of the Old I realized that I have jumped to many conclusions regarding how people lived throughout recent history and importance of technology in those times. I never would have dreamed that the German army in World War 2 used more horses in their campaign against Russia than in World…

The Shock of the Old

Edgerton’s The Shock of the Old enlightened me to an interesting problem I’ve had when looking at history. Specifically that it isn’t sequential.