Resource Book on the Geography and History of Technology

A helpful Resource Book for Studying the Geography and History of Technology is downloadable at http://blogs.ubc.ca/etec/files/2012/03/Ameritech.pdf.

In addition to various brief essays, the textbook on Change and Technology in the United States includes 12 Printable Maps Showing: 700+ Inventions from 1787-1987, 279 Technological Events, 32 Graphs and Tables of Historical Trends, and 5 Timelines of Innovation and Labor with Illustrations.  The book details innovations in Agriculture, Communication, Manufacturing, Power and Energy, and Transportation between 1787 and 1987.  It’s a great resource for teachers wishing to include a unit on the history of technology.

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