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Technology and American Society Product Detail:

  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 21 December 2018
  • ISBN : 9781351249096
  • Page : 378 pages
  • Rating : 4.5/5 from 103 voters

Technology and American Society Book Summary/Review:

Providing a global perspective on the development of American technology, Technology and American Society offers a historical narrative detailing major technological transformations over the last three centuries. With coverage devoted to both dramatic breakthroughs and incremental innovations, authors Gary Cross and Rick Szostak analyze the cause-and-effect relationship of technological change and its role in the constant drive for improvement and modernization. This fully-updated 3rd edition extends coverage of industry, home, office, agriculture, transport, constructions, and services into the twenty-first century, concluding with a new chapter on recent electronic and technological advances. Technology and American Society remains the ideal introduction to the myriad interactions of technological advancement with social, economic, cultural, and military change throughout the course of American history.

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Technology and American Society

Technology and American Society
  • Author : Gary Cross,Richard Szostak
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2018-12-21
  • ISBN : 9781351249096
GET THIS BOOKTechnology and American Society

Providing a global perspective on the development of American technology, Technology and American Society offers a historical narrative detailing major technological transformations over the last three centuries. With coverage devoted to both dramatic breakthroughs and incremental innovations, authors Gary Cross and Rick Szostak analyze the cause-and-effect relationship of technological change and its role in the constant drive for improvement and modernization. This fully-updated 3rd edition extends coverage of industry, home, office, agriculture, transport, constructions, and services into the twenty-first century,

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  • Publisher : Cambridge Scholars Publishing
  • Release Date : 2021-03-11
  • ISBN : 9781527567382
GET THIS BOOKDialogues Concerning Science, Technology, and Intellect in American Society's and Military's Future

This book presents distinctive perspectives and voices concerning the nature, utility, and limitations of science and technology in national security, as well as outlining the nature of science and technology’s interdependency with military operations. These dialogues are particularly timely during this period of transition for the US military in which these implicit ideas are molding the Army Futures Command and similar other service agencies. The design decisions being made to equip, train, educate, deploy, and lead the future force

American Technological Sublime

American Technological Sublime
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  • Publisher : MIT Press
  • Release Date : 1996-02-28
  • ISBN : 9780262640343
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American Technological Sublime continues the exploration of the social construction of technology that David Nye began in his award-winning book Electrifying America. Here Nye examines the continuing appeal of the "technological sublime" (a term coined by Perry Miller) as a key to the nation's history, using as examples the natural sites, architectural forms, and technological achievements that ordinary people have valued intensely. Technology has long played a central role in the formation of Americans' sense of selfhood. From the first

Departments of Commerce, Justice, and State, the Judiciary, and related agencies appropriations for 1990

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  • Author : United States. Congress. House. Committee on Appropriations. Subcommittee on the Departments of Commerce, Justice, and State, the Judiciary, and Related Agencies
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1989
  • ISBN : STANFORD:36105119538176
GET THIS BOOKDepartments of Commerce, Justice, and State, the Judiciary, and related agencies appropriations for 1990

Handbook of Research on Education and Technology in a Changing Society

Handbook of Research on Education and Technology in a Changing Society
  • Author : Wang, Victor C. X.
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release Date : 2014-05-31
  • ISBN : 9781466660472
GET THIS BOOKHandbook of Research on Education and Technology in a Changing Society

Technology has become an integral part of our everyday lives. This trend in ubiquitous technology has also found its way into the learning process at every level of education. The Handbook of Research on Education and Technology in a Changing Society offers an in-depth description of concepts related to different areas, issues, and trends within education and technological integration in modern society. This handbook includes definitions and terms, as well as explanations of concepts and processes regarding the integration of

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  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2015-12-17
  • ISBN : 9780123947864
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The Encyclopedia of Food Grains is an in-depth and authoritative reference covering all areas of grain science. Coverage includes everything from the genetics of grains to the commercial, economic and social aspects of this important food source. Also covered are the biology and chemistry of grains, the applied aspects of grain production and the processing of grains into various food and beverage products. With the paramount role of cereals as a global food source, this Encyclopedia is sure to become

Federal Register

Federal Register
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1985-10
  • ISBN : UFL:31262097987803
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Handbook of Deposition Technologies for Films and Coatings

Handbook of Deposition Technologies for Films and Coatings
  • Author : Peter M. Martin
  • Publisher : William Andrew
  • Release Date : 2009-12-01
  • ISBN : 9780815520320
GET THIS BOOKHandbook of Deposition Technologies for Films and Coatings

This 3e, edited by Peter M. Martin, PNNL 2005 Inventor of the Year, is an extensive update of the many improvements in deposition technologies, mechanisms, and applications. This long-awaited revision includes updated and new chapters on atomic layer deposition, cathodic arc deposition, sculpted thin films, polymer thin films and emerging technologies. Extensive material was added throughout the book, especially in the areas concerned with plasma-assisted vapor deposition processes and metallurgical coating applications. * Explains in depth the many recent i

Handbook of Research on Educational Communications and Technology

Handbook of Research on Educational Communications and Technology
  • Author : David H. Jonassen,Association for Educational Communications and Technology
  • Publisher : Taylor & Francis
  • Release Date : 2004
  • ISBN : 9780805841459
GET THIS BOOKHandbook of Research on Educational Communications and Technology

This edition of this handbook updates and expands its review of the research, theory, issues and methodology that constitute the field of educational communications and technology. Organized into seven sectors, it profiles and integrates the following elements of this rapidly changing field.

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  • Author : National Center for Health Statistics (U.S.)
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1975
  • ISBN : OSU:32435028450906
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Education Technology and the Failure of American Schools

Education Technology and the Failure of American Schools
  • Author : Charles K. Stallard,Julie Cocker
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Release Date : 2014-12-30
  • ISBN : 9781475811131
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Education Technology and the Failure of American Schools offers a broad and penetrating look at the American educational system to determine why progress is so lacking. What is found is a system that has far outlived its functionality in terms of governance, organization, and professional practices.

The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America

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  • Author : Acoustical Society of America
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1948
  • ISBN : UOM:39015030613445
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Technology, Transport, and Travel in American History

Technology, Transport, and Travel in American History
  • Author : Robert C. Post
  • Publisher : Shot Historical Perspectives o
  • Release Date : 2003
  • ISBN : NWU:35556034734509
GET THIS BOOKTechnology, Transport, and Travel in American History

Robert C. Post explores the political, social, and economic implications behind technological developments throughout American history.

Transforming Technologies to Manage Our Information

Transforming Technologies to Manage Our Information
  • Author : William Jones
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2022-05-31
  • ISBN : 9783031023293
GET THIS BOOKTransforming Technologies to Manage Our Information

With its theme, "Our Information, Always and Forever," Part I of this book covers the basics of personal information management (PIM) including six essential activities of PIM and six (different) ways in which information can be personal to us. Part I then goes on to explore key issues that arise in the "great migration" of our information onto the Web and into a myriad of mobile devices. Part 2 provides a more focused look at technologies for managing information that promise

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  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2005
  • ISBN : IND:30000113796605
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