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Retooling A Historian Confronts Technological Change

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ISBN-10: 0262731630

ISBN-13: 9780262731638

Edition: 2003

Authors: Rosalind Williams

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When Warren Kendall Lewis left Spring Garden Farm in Delaware in 1901 to enter MIT, he had no idea that he was becoming part of a profession that would bring untold good to his country but would also contribute to the death of his familyrsquo;s farm. In this book written a century later, Professor Lewisrsquo;s granddaughter, a cultural historian who has served in the administration of MIT, uses her grandfatherrsquo;s and her own experience to make sense of the rapidly changing role of technology in contemporary life. Rosalind Williams served as Dean of Students and Undergraduate Education at MIT from 1995 through 2000. From this vantage point, she watched a wave of changes, some planned…    
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List price: $30.00
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: MIT Press
Publication date: 8/11/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 270
Size: 5.24" wide x 7.83" long x 0.59" tall
Weight: 0.814
Language: English

Rosalind Williams is the Bern Dibner Professor of the History of Science and Technology at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. She is past president of the Society for the History of Technology and the author of several books, most recently, Retooling: A Historian Confronts Technological Change.

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