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From know-how to nowhere; the development of American technology [by] Elting E. Morison.

New York, Basic Books [1975] .
ISBN 9780465025800, 0465025803

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Subjects Technologie -- Histoire -- États-Unis.
Technology -- United States -- History.
United States.
Description xiii, 199 pages illustrations 22 cm
Copyright Date [1975]
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 189-190).
Summary Includes the work of engineers John Jervis, John Fritz and an essay on what technology should do in the future.
Contents The rule of thumb -- Some introductory remarks -- Building things in early America -- The works of John B. Jervis -- John Fritz and the Three High Rail Mill -- The state of the art in 1860 -- Ideas come to power -- Plumbing the reservoirs of knowledge -- Tying practice to theory: the tungsten filament -- The parable of the ships at sea -- Some notes on visions.
Genre History.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)1009851
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Morison, Elting Elmore.
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