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Technology in America : a history of individuals and ideas / edited by Carroll W. Pursell, Jr.


Second Edition.. Cambridge, Massachusetts : The MIT Press, [1990] .
ISBN 0262660679, 0262660490

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Other Authors Pursell, Carroll W.,
Subjects Geschichte.
Technik.
Technologie.
Technology -- United States -- History.
Technology.
USA.
Uitvinders.
United States.
Wetenschapsdynamica.
Description xiii, 319 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Copyright Date [1990]
©1990
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 292-300) and index.
Contents Ellen Swallow Richards : technology and women / Ruth Schwartz Cowan -- Gifford Pinchot and the American conservation movement / Samuel P. Hays -- Frederick Winslow Taylor and scientific management / Gail Cooper -- Henry Ford and the triumph of the automobile / James J. Flink -- Peter L. Jensen and the amplification of sound / W. David Lewis -- Charles A. Lindbergh : his flight and the American ideal / John Wiliam Ward -- Keaton and Chaplin : the silent film's response to technology / George Basalla -- Morris L. Cooke and energy for America / Jean Christie -- Enrico Fermi and the development of nuclear power / Lawrence Badash -- Robert H. Goddard and the origins of space flight / Barton C. Hacker -- Frederick E. Terman and the rise of Silicon Valley / James C. Williams.
Technology in America : an introduction / Carroll W. Pursell, Jr. -- The artisan during America's wooden age / Brooke Hindle -- Thomas Jefferson and a democratic technology / Hugo A. Meier -- Benjamin Henry Latrobe and the transfer of technology / Darwin H. Stapleton -- Eli Whitney and the American system of manufacturing / Merritt Roe Smith -- Thomas P. Jones and the evolution of technical education / Bruce Sinclair -- Cyrus Hall McCormick and the mechanization of agriculture / Carroll W. Pursell, Jr. -- James Buchanan Eads : the engineer as entrepreneur / John A. Kouwenhoven -- James B. Francis and the rise of scientific technology / Edwin T. Layton, Jr. -- Alexander Graham Bell and the conquest of solitude / Robert V. Bruce -- Thomas Alva Edison and the rise of electricity / Thomas Parke Hughes -- George Eastman and the coming of industrial research in America / Reese V. Jenkins.
Genre Aufsatzsammlung.
History.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)21510124
(OCoLC)ocm21510124
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