Answer in Brief
Explain the following statement with its reason.
It is essential to study the history of technology.
- At every stage of human evolution, man-made use of different technologies. For e.g., the technology used for making stone tools differed from the technology used for agricultural production. Here the knowledge of both science and technology is essential to understand this development.
- Similarly, changes have also taken place in the field of agricultural production, commodity production, architecture, engineering, etc. This mechanization of production was promoted due to the advancement of science.
Therefore to understand the development of mechanization and the mutual dependence between science and technology, it is essential to study the history of technology.
Concept: Affiliated Professional Fields of Applied History
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