The Axemaker's Gift A Double Edged History of Human Culture by James Burke

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The host of the popular science series on public television, ""Connections,"" and a psychologist trace the advantages and dangers of human inventions and argue that the time has come to turn away from specialized, technological knowledge. 35,000 first printing.
 

About James Burke

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James Lee Burke, a rare winner of two Edgar Awards, and named Grand Master by the Mystery Writers of America, ?is the author of?thirty previous novels and?two collections of short stories, including such "New York Times" bestsellers as?"The Glass Rainbow", ?"Swan Peak", "The Tin Roof Blowdown", "Last Car to Elysian Fields" and "Rain Gods".? He lives in Missoula, Montana.
 
Published September 12, 1995 by G. P. Putnam's Sons A Grosset/Putnam Book. 348 pages
Genres: History, Political & Social Sciences, Computers & Technology, Science & Math. Non-fiction

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