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Change, technological
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1. The concept and historiographic traditions

1.1. Earlier approaches

In studies of the history of technology, the term technological change has largely replaced technological progress [53]. In historical studies of technology and economics, the latter – often hand in hand with the i…

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Reith, Reinhold and Popplow, Marcus, “Change, technological”, in: Encyclopedia of Early Modern History Online, Editors of the English edition: Graeme Dunphy, Andrew Gow. Original German Edition: Enzyklopädie der Neuzeit. Im Auftrag des Kulturwissenschaftlichen Instituts (Essen) und in Verbindung mit den Fachherausgebern herausgegeben von Friedrich Jaeger. Copyright © J.B. Metzlersche Verlagsbuchhandlung und Carl Ernst Poeschel Verlag GmbH 2005–2012. Consulted online on 19 July 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2352-0272_emho_COM_030009>
First published online: 2015
First print edition: 20160907



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