Toward civilization / edited by Charles A. Beard.


1st ed.. London ; New York : Longmans, Green, 1930.

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Subjects Civilisation.
Civilization.
Etats Unis. Industrie.
Progress.
Description vii, 307 pages ; 22 cm
Copyright Date 1930.
Notes Also issued online.
Summary This volume presents the opinions of sixteen scientists and engineers constituting a survey of modern technologies and a defense of our machine age.
Contents Introduction / C.A. Beard -- Science lights the torch / R.A. Millikan -- The spirit of invention in an industrial civilization / E.A. Sperry -- Power / C.F. Hirshfeld -- Transportation / R.V. Wright -- Communication / L. de Forest -- Modern industry and management / D.S. Kimball -- Agriculture / T.D. Campbell -- Engineering in government / L.W. Wallace -- Art in the market place / R.F. Bach -- The machine and architecture / S.F. Voorhees, R.T. Walker -- Work and leisure / L.M. Gilbreth -- Education and the new age / W.E. Wickenden -- Machine industry and idealism / M. Pupin -- Spirit and culture under the machine / H.N. Davis -- Summary-- the planning of civilization / C.A. Beard.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)791871
(OCoLC)ocm00791871
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Beard, Charles A. 1874-1948.
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