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Inventing accuracy : a historical sociology of nuclear missile guidance

Author: Donald A MacKenzie
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, 1993.
Series: Inside technology.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st MIT Press pbk. edView all editions and formats
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Donald MacKenzie follows one line of technology - strategic ballistic missile guidance through a succession of weapons systems to reveal the workings of a world that is neither awesome nor  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Case studies
History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Donald A MacKenzie
ISBN: 0262631474 9780262631471 0262132583 9780262132589
OCLC Number: 30676643
Awards: Winner of Winner of the 1993 Ludwik Fleck Prize presented by the Society for Social Studies of Science (4S). 1993
Description: xiii, 464 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Series Title: Inside technology.
Responsibility: Donald Mackenzie.

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This is a great piece of sociology and a great book.... gripping, superbly researched, fair, sympathetic, and ultimately, hopeful. -- Steven Shapin * American Journal of Sociology * Inventing Read more...

 
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