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Axemaker's Gift: Technology's Capture and Control of Our Minds and Culture Paperback – 2 Jan 2000

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  • Paperback: 348 pages
  • Publisher: Jeremy P Tarcher; New Ed edition (2 Jan. 2000)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0874778565
  • ISBN-13: 978-0874778564
  • Product Dimensions: 15.2 x 2.5 x 22.6 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 3.0 out of 5 stars 1 customer review
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 662,341 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Traces the advantages and dangers of mankind's inventions.

About the Author

James Burke is a science historian and presenter known for his 1978 documentary series The Connections and the 1985 series The Day the Universe Changed. His other works include The Axemaker's Gift, and American Connections: The Founding Fathers Networked.

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