Companion to American Technology

ISBN-10: 1405179945

ISBN-13: 9781405179942

Edition: 2008

Authors: Carroll Pursell

List price: $60.95 Buy it from $29.99 Rent it from $39.98
This item qualifies for FREE shipping

*A minimum purchase of $35 is required. Shipping is provided via FedEx SmartPost® and FedEx Express Saver®. Average delivery time is 1 – 5 business days, but is not guaranteed in that timeframe. Also allow 1 - 2 days for processing. Free shipping is eligible only in the continental United States and excludes Hawaii, Alaska and Puerto Rico. FedEx service marks used by permission."Marketplace" orders are not eligible for free or discounted shipping.

30 day, 100% satisfaction guarantee

If an item you ordered from TextbookRush does not meet your expectations due to an error on our part, simply fill out a return request and then return it by mail within 30 days of ordering it for a full refund of item cost.

Learn more about our returns policy

Description:

Used Starting from $29.99
New Starting from $65.98
Rent Starting from $39.98
what's this?
Rush Rewards U
Members Receive:
coins
coins
You have reached 400 XP and carrot coins. That is the daily max!
Study Briefs

Limited time offer: Get the first one free! (?)

All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.

Add to cart
Study Briefs
Periodic Table Online content $4.95 $1.99
Add to cart
Study Briefs
Periodic Table Online content $4.95 $1.99
Customers also bought
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading

Book details

List price: $60.95
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 6/9/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 478
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.782
Language: English

Carroll Pursell has taught at several universities, including Case Western Reserve, from which he retired as the Adeline Barry Davee Distinguished Professor Emeritus. He is a former president of the Society for the History of Technology and the International Committee for the History of Technology. He currently serves as adjunct professor of modern history at Macquarie University in Sydney, Australia.

Notes on Contributors
Introduction
Beginnings
Technology in Colonial North America
The American Industrial Revolution
Sites Of Production
The Technology of Production
Technology and Agriculture in 20th century America
House and Home
The City and Technology
Technology in Environment
Government and Technology
Medicine and Technology
Sites Of Contest
The North American �Body-Machine� Complex
Gender and Technology: Rebecca Herzig
Labor and Technology
Technological Systems
The Automotive Transportation System: Cars And Highway in 20th-Century America
Airplanes
Technology in Space
Nuclear Technology
Television
Computers and the Internet: Braiding Irony, Paradox, and Possibility
Producing And Reading Technological Culture
The Profession of Engineering in America
Popular Culture and Technology in the Twentieth Century
Art and Technology
Critics of Technology
Index
×
Free shipping on orders over $35*

*A minimum purchase of $35 is required. Shipping is provided via FedEx SmartPost® and FedEx Express Saver®. Average delivery time is 1 – 5 business days, but is not guaranteed in that timeframe. Also allow 1 - 2 days for processing. Free shipping is eligible only in the continental United States and excludes Hawaii, Alaska and Puerto Rico. FedEx service marks used by permission."Marketplace" orders are not eligible for free or discounted shipping.

Learn more about the TextbookRush Marketplace.

×