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The machine in America : a social history of technology / Carroll Pursell.

Collection Type
Books
Originator
Pursell, Carroll W.
Publication
Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press
Contents
The transit of technology -- The tools brought over -- Importing the Industrial Revolution -- Improving transportation -- The domestication of the Industrial Revolution -- The expansion of American manufactures -- The mechanization of farming -- The imprint of American technology -- Creating an urban environment -- Westward the course of industry -- Export, exploitation, and empire -- Technology and hegemony -- The coming of science and systems -- The decade of prosperity and consumption -- Depression -- Wars and the American Century -- Challenge, defense, and revolution in a postmodern world.
Date
1995.
Description
xvi, 358 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. 333-345) and index.
ISBN
0801848172 (cloth : acid-free paper)
0801848180 (paper : acid-free paper)
GUSN
151648
Call Number
Stacks T14.5.P87 1995
Descriptive terms
Industrial revolution
Technology Social aspects History.
Places
United States
United States.

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