Re: Ancient technology

From: David Dunham <>
Date: Thu, 5 Oct 2000 23:09:49 -0700

Andrew Barton asked

> Can anyone recommend an accessible history of technology?

It's not really a history of technology, but I'm currently reading Ancient Inventions by Peter James and Nick Thorpe, which is fairly entertaining.

One bit of data from this book: trousers were worn as far back as 20000 years ago, which considerably pre-dates the domestication of the horse (though there's intriguing cave art that shows a bridled horse, dated about 17000 years ago).

David Dunham <> Glorantha/HW/RQ page: <> Imagination is more important than knowledge. -- Albert Einstein

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