America as second creation : technology and narratives of new beginnings (Book, 2004) [WorldCat.org]
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America as second creation : technology and narratives of new beginnings

Author: David E Nye
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. ; London : MIT, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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After 1776, the former American colonies started to re-imagine themselves as a unified, self-created community. Technologies had an important role in the resulting national narratives, and David Nye here explores the stories that clustered around these technologies.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David E Nye
ISBN: 0262640597 9780262640596
OCLC Number: 1063413383
Notes: Originally published: 2003.
Description: 381 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Responsibility: David E. Nye.

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After 1776, the former American colonies started to re-imagine themselves as a unified, self-created community. Technologies had an important role in the resulting national narratives, and David Nye here explores the stories that clustered around these technologies.

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