1st Edition

Technological Transformation in the Third World: Volume 5
The Historic Process

ISBN 9780815364054
Published February 7, 2020 by Routledge
300 Pages

USD $45.00

Prices & shipping based on shipping country


Book Description

Originally published in 1995, this book follows the preceding 4 volumes (Aisa, Africa, Latin America and Developed Countries) and discusses technological transformation in development history. It looks back on two centuries of history of the emergence of developed countries and examines the various aspects determining the speed, size and shape of the historical process of transformation in developed countries after World War 2.

Table of Contents

1. The Framework of Approach Part 1: Looking Back For Lessons 2. The Long Prelude 3. Technological Transformation in the North 4. Technological Distance Between Nations and 'Catching Up' Part 2: South on the Threshold of its Transformation 5. Economic and Technological Setting 6. The South Enters the World Stage: 1950-1985 7. Structural Transformation in the South 8. Motive Forces of the Advance of the South 9. Building the Physical Technology Base 10. Strengthening the Social Technology Formation Part 3: Looking to the Future With Hope 11. Widening Development Distance Within the South 12. East Asia's Spectacular Spring: Lessons to Learn

View More



Surendra J. Patel