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The railroad and the space program; an exploration in historical analogy,

Author: Bruce Mazlish
Publisher: Cambridge, M.I.T. Press [1965]
Series: Technology, space, and society.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Bruce Mazlish
OCLC Number: 498740
Description: xix, 223 pages 25 cm.
Contents: Historical analogy : the railroad and the space program and their impact on society / Bruce Mazlish --
A technological frontier : the railway / Thomas Parke Hughes --
Railroads as an analogy to the space effort : some economic aspects / Robert William Fogel --
The econimic impact of the railroad innovation / Paul H. Cootner --
The railroads : innovators in modern business administration / Alfred D. Chandler, Jr., and Stephen Salsbury --
The social impact of the railroad / Thomas C. Cochran --
Political impact : a case study of a railroad monopoly in Mississippi / Robert L. Brandon --
The impact of the railroad on the American imagination, as a possible comparison for the space impact / Leo Marx.
Series Title: Technology, space, and society.
Responsibility: edited by Bruce Mazlish.

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