History of Technology History of Technology

Introduction ] [ Technology in the Middle Ages ] [ Chinese contributions to technology ] [ Islam Spain and  the history of technology ] [ Class Activity ]


Unit 2, The History of Technology, is divided into three major sections: Technology in the Middle Ages, Chinese Contributions to Technology, and Islam Spain and the History of Technology. You should begin your investigation of this topic by starting at the introduction. Then, you can complete the last three sections in any order. After you are finished with this tutorial, you should complete the class activity below.


Man & woman with spinning wheel, Pieter Pieters, 1543 - 1603, Amsterdam. Rijksmuseum, � Kathleen Cohen, ner04042


This web page is under the supervision of Dr. Patricia Backer at San Jose State University in San Jose, CA.  She can be reached at patricia.backer@sjsu.edu or by phone at (408) 924-3214. This page is part of an self-paced Internet tutorial on the History of Technology for the Advanced General Education class Technology and Civilization (Tech 198) at San Jose State University. This page was last updated on 06/10/05 .

Last Modified: Mar 12, 2020