Table of contents for A companion to American technology / edited by Carroll Pursell.

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TABLE OF CONTENTS
Notes on Contributors
Introduction
Carroll Pursell
PART I: BEGINNINGS
1 Technology in Colonial North America
Robert B. Gordon
2. The American Industrial Revolution
James C. Williams
PART II: SITES OF PRODUCTION
3. The Technology of Production
Carroll Pursell
4. Technology and Agriculture in 20th century America
Deborah Fitzgerald
5. House and Home
Gail Cooper
6. The City and Technology
Joel A. Tarr
7. Technology in Environment
Betsy Mendelsohn
8. Government and Technology
Carroll Pursell
9. Medicine and Technology
James M. Edmonson
PART III: SITES OF CONTEST
10. The North American 'Body-Machine' Complex
Chris Hables Gray
11. Gender and Technology
Rebecca Herzig
12. Labor and Technology
Arwen P. Mohun
PART IV: TECHNOLOGICAL SYSTEMS
13. The Automotive Transportation System: Cars And Highway in
20th-Century America
Bruce E. Seely
14. Airplanes
Roger E. Bilstein
15. Technology in Space
Roger D. Launius
16. Nuclear Technology
Josh Silverman
17. Television
Douglas Gomery
18. Computers and the Internet: Braiding Irony, Paradox, and
Possibility
Jeffrey R. Yost
PART V: PRODUCING AND READING TECHNOLOGICAL CULTURE
19. The Profession of Engineering in America
Bruce Sinclair
20. Popular Culture and Technology in the Twentieth Century
Molly W. Berger
21. Art and Technology
Henry Adams
22. Critics of Technology
David E. Nye

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Technology -- United States -- History.