HTY 491: Technology & Society Until 1800

Instructor: Professor Howard Segal

Days/Time: Tuesday and Thursday, 9:30-10:45 p.m.

Course Number: 65664

Location: North Stevens Hall 119

Course Description: Examines the development of technology from earliest times through the English Industrial Revolution, both ‘internally’, as tools and machines, and ‘externally’, as related to the societies that have produced them and upon which they in turn have had impact.

Prerequisites: Three credits in history or instructor permission

General Education Requirements: This course satisfies the Western Cultural Tradition requirement