technology history is a subsection of the sciences of history and is concerned with the historical development from methods to the practical application of different natural sciences and technologies. The subject of the investigations are then individual development strands of the technology like for example the steam engine, their influence on the industrialization as well as the description of the Biografie of the personalities, that are to be called its Miterfinder and successful marked out James Watt with it - in this concrete case.
Further it examines the reciprocal effect between technical progress as technology assessment and the history of social processes. Technology history (often also “history of the natural science and technology”) gives it as chair at many larger universities.
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- German society for history of the medicine, natural science and technology registered association.
- George Agricola society for the promotion of the history of the natural sciences and the technology registered association.
- Official web page internationally Committee for the History OF Technology (ICOHTEC)
- different publications of the German museum in Munich