Making of Global World (C10)

Describe the role of ‘technology’ in transformation of the world in the nineteenth century.

Answer

Role of technology:

  1. The railways, steamships, the telegraph for example were important inventions without which we cannot imagine the transformed nineteenth century world.

  2. Technology advances were often the result of larger social political and economic factors.

  3. Colonization stimulated new investment.

  4. Improvement in transport.

  5. Larger ships helped move food more cheap.