The Machine in America: A Social History of Technology

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From the medieval farm implements brought by the first colonists to the invisible links of the Internet, the history of technology in America is a history of our society as well. Arguing that "the tools and processes we use are a part of our lives, not simply instruments of our purpose," historian Carroll Pursell analyzes technology's impact upon the lives of women and men, their work, politics, and social relationships--and in turn, their influence upon technological development. Pursell shows how both the idea of progress ...

The Machine in America: A Social History of Technology 2007, Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore

ISBN-13: 9780801885792

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The Machine in America: A Social History of Technology 1995, Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, MD

ISBN-13: 9780801848186

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The Machine in America: A Social History of Technology 1995, Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, MD

ISBN-13: 9780801848179

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