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Author Hughes, Thomas Parke.

Title American genesis : a century of invention and technological enthusiasm, 1870-1970 / Thomas P. Hughes.

Publication Info. New York, N.Y., U.S.A. : Viking, 1989.


Location Call No. Status
 Bristol, Main Library - Non Fiction  609 H87    Check Shelf
 Manchester, Main Library - Non Fiction  609.73    Check Shelf
Description xii, 529 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 473-513.
Note Includes index.
Contents Introduction : the technological torrent -- A gigantic tidal wave of human ingenuity -- Choosing and solving problems -- Brain mill for the military -- No philanthropic asylum for indigent scientists -- The system must be first -- Taylorismus + Fordismus = Amerikanismus -- The second discovery of America -- Tennessee Valley and Manhattan engineer district -- Counterculture and momentum
Subject Technology -- United States -- History.
ISBN 0670814784: $24.95
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