A Companion to American Technology Hardback
Edited by Carroll Pursell
Part of the Wiley Blackwell Companions to American History series
"A Companion to American Technology" is a groundbreaking collection of original essays that analyze the hard-to-define phenomenon of 'technology' in America. 22 original essays by expert scholars cover the most important features of American technology, including developments in automobiles, television, and computing.
This book analyzes the ways in which technologies are organized, such as in the engineering profession, government, medicine and agriculture.
It includes discussions of how technologies interact with race, gender, class, and other organizing structures in American society.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 474 pages
- Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
- Publication Date: 16/12/2004
- Category: History: specific events & topics
- ISBN: 9780631228448