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Technology and American society : a history

Author: Gary S Cross; Rick Szostak
Publisher: New York, NY : Routledge, 2019. ©2019
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 3rd editionView all editions and formats
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Second edition published by Pearson Education Ltd., 2005.

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Genre/Form: History
Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Cross, Gary S., author.
Technology and American society
New York ; London : Routledge/Taylor & Francis Group, 2019
(DLC) 2018037113
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Gary S Cross; Rick Szostak
ISBN: 9781351249119 1351249118 9781351249096 1351249096 9781351249102 135124910X 9781351249089 1351249088
OCLC Number: 1049575337
Notes: "Second edition published by Pearson Education Ltd., 2005" -- title page verso.
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 378 pages)
Contents: Working the land in preindustrial Europe and America --
Men and women working in shops and homes before industrialization --
Origins of industrialization --
The birth of the factory --
Iron, steam and rails --
Machines and their mass production --
Machines on the farm and in the forest, 1800-1940 --
Americans confront a mechanical world, 1780-1900 --
The second industrial revolution --
Technology and the modern corporation --
Technology and war, 1770-1918 --
The impact of technology on women's work --
The new factory --
Innovation and the Great Depression, 1918-40 --
The automobile and its culture --
Mechanizing sight and sound --
Wireless electronic media in the home --
Airplanes and atoms in peace and war --
The postwar advance of technology --
The digital age --
Modern Americans in a technological world.
Responsibility: By Gary Cross and Rick Szostak.

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