Monthly Archives: October 2012

Resource Book on the Geography and History of Technology

A helpful Resource Book for Studying the Geography and History of Technology is downloadable at

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.