Social and economic impact of technological revolutions in Europe.
Technological revolution can be understood as a state of common social and economic transformation for the majority of the population that result from the implementation of technological advances. What characterizes a technological revolution, that is, what allows us to speak about the emergence of a new phase in the historical development of societies is not just a confluence of a series of processes tied to technological ingenuity but also the economic, political, and cultural consequences that come about as a result of the use of new technology. To cite an expert in the field, Lewis Mumford (1934), what completely changed the system of established social relationships until that point was the central nature that machines took on in the lives of Europeans at the end of the 18th century.
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