A Companion to the History of American Technology
"A Companion to American Technology" is a groundbreaking collection of original essays that analyze the hard-to-define phenomenon of 'technology' in America. 22 original essays by expert scholars cover the most important features of American technology, including developments in automobiles, television, and computing. This book analyzes the ways in which technologies are organized, such as in the engineering profession, government, medicine and agriculture. It includes discussions of how technologies interact with race, gender, class, and other organizing structures in American society.