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Title:
The machine in America : a social history of technology
Author:
Pursell, Carroll W.
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Edition:
Second edition.
Publication Information:
Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, [2007]

©2007
Physical Description:
xvi, 398 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
I: The transit of technology -- The tools brought over -- Importing the industrial revolution -- Improving transportation -- II: The domestication of the industrial revolution -- The expansion of American manufactures -- The mechanization of farming -- III: the imprint of American technology -- Creating an urban environment -- Westward the course of industry -- Export, exploitation, and empire -- IV: Technology and hegemony -- The coming of science and systems -- The decade of prosperity and consumption -- Depression: study and subsidy -- Wars and the "American century" -- Challenge and change in a postmodern world -- V: Globalization -- Our (un)wired world -- America's global reach.
ISBN:
9780801885785

9780801885792
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Book

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