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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
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Technology -- United States -- History.