A Companion to American Technology

A Companion to American Technology

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A Companion to American Technology is a groundbreaking collection of original essays that analyze the hard-to-define phenomenon of a€œtechnologya€ in America. 22 original essays by expert scholars cover the most important features of American technology, including developments in automobiles, television, and computing Analyzes the ways in which technologies are organized, such as in the engineering profession, government, medicine and agriculture Includes discussions of how technologies interact with race, gender, class, and other organizing structures in American societyIQ and aptitude tests determined whether young people would be trained as engineers or work in the army or the a€œreeks ... Vonneguta#39;s distopian vision was based in part on his own experience working at General Electric in Schenectady, Newanbsp;...

Title:A Companion to American Technology
Author:Carroll Pursell
Publisher:John Wiley & Sons - 2008-04-30


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