A Companion to American Technology

Carroll Pursell*

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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. Analyzes the ways in which technologies are organized, such as in the engineering profession, government, medicine and agriculture. Includes discussions of how technologies interact with race, gender, class, and other organizing structures in American society.

Original languageEnglish
PublisherJohn Wiley & Sons
Number of pages468
ISBN (Print)9780631228448
Publication statusPublished - 1 Apr 2008


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