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Rescuing Prometheus: Four Monumental Projects That Changed Our World

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"A rare insight into industrial planning on a huge scale...Excellent." -- The Economist Rescuing Prometheus is an eye-opening and marvelously informative look at some of the technological projects that helped shape the modern world.Thomas P. Hughes focuses on four postwar projects whose vastness and complexity inspired new technology, new organizations, and new management styles.The first use of computers to run systems was developed for the SAGE air defense project.The Atlas missile project was so complicated it ...

Rescuing Prometheus: Four Monumental Projects That Changed Our World 2000, Vintage

ISBN-13: 9780679739388

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