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Technology and American History

A Historical Anthology from Technology and Culture

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Published by University of Chicago Press Journals .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Anthropology,
  • History of engineering & technology,
  • Social history,
  • Work & labour,
  • Technology & Industrial Arts,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • USA,
  • General,
  • Technology / General,
  • History,
  • Technology,
  • United States

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsStephen H. Cutcliffe (Editor), Terry S. Reynolds (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages448
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9815138M
    ISBN 100226710289
    ISBN 109780226710280

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    Leo Marx is Senior Lecturer and Kenan Professor of American Cultural History, Emeritus, at MIT. Merritt Roe Smith Merritt Roe Smith is Cutten Professor of the History of Technology at MIT and the author or editor of six books, most recently Inventing America: A History of the United States. Littleton-Griswold Prize in the History of American Law and Society, American Historical Association and the American Society for Legal History. Mary Nickliss Prize in U.S. Women’s and/or Gender History, Organization of American Historians. Stone Book Award, Museum of African American History of Boston and Nantucket.

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