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This guide will provide a variety of sources of information related to the history of technology.

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The history of technology may be studied from technical, contemporary, and historical viewpoints. For example, if you are doing research on the history of the washing machine, you may want to understand how the mechanisms work, what people were saying about washing machines during periods when they were used, and the development and use of washing machines over a period of time.

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Created by J. Williamson, 07/01

Revised by Peter Larsen 5/05, 6/08

Revised by H. Williamson 4/10

Revised by Alexa Roy 10/12

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