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The Development of large technical systems

Author: Thomas Parke Hughes; Renate Mayntz; Max-Planck-Institut für Gesellschaftsforschung.
Publisher: Frankfurt am Main : Campus Verlag ; Boulder, Colo. : Westview Press, 1988.
Series: Schriften des Max-Planck-Instituts für Gesellschaftsforschung, Köln, Bd. 2.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Development of large technical systems.
Frankfurt am Main : Campus Verlag ; Boulder, Colo. : Westview Press, 1988
(DLC) 88027708
Material Type: Conference publication, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Parke Hughes; Renate Mayntz; Max-Planck-Institut für Gesellschaftsforschung.
OCLC Number: 70781768
Description: 1 online resource (299 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Large technical systems : concepts and issues / Bernward Joerges --
The emergence of an early large-scale technical system : the American railroad network / Stephen Salsbury --
The evolution of the technical system of railways in France from 1832 to 1937 / Francois Caron --
The development of the German railroad system / G. Wolfgang Heinz and Heinrich H. Kill --
Looking for the boundaries of technological determinism : a brief history of the U.S. telephone system / Louis Galambos --
The telephone in France 1879 to 1979 : national characteristics and international influences / Catherine Bertho-Lavenir --
The politics of growth : the German telephone system / Frank Thomas --
The United States air traffic system : increasing reliability in the midst of rapid growth / Todd La Porte. The French electrical power system : an inter-country comparison / Maurice LØevy-Leboyer --
The dynamics of system development in a comparative perspective : interactive videotax in Germany, France and Britain / Renate Mayntz and Volker Schneider.
Series Title: Schriften des Max-Planck-Instituts für Gesellschaftsforschung, Köln, Bd. 2.
Responsibility: Renate Mayntz, Thomas P. Hughes (editors).

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