The Resource American technology, edited by Carroll Pursell

American technology, edited by Carroll Pursell

Label
American technology
Title
American technology
Statement of responsibility
edited by Carroll Pursell
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
T21
LC item number
.A5875 2001
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Pursell, Carroll W
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Technology
  • Technology
  • Technologie
  • Technik
  • United States
  • USA
Label
American technology, edited by Carroll Pursell
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Ch. 1. Early American tecnological possessions. "So much depends upon a Red wheelbarrow": Agricultural tool owndership in the Eighteenth-century Mid-Atlantic / Judith A. McGaw -- Document A: American Colonial wealth: documents and methods / Alice Hanson Jones --Ch. 2. Fighting tecnological change. Dam-breaking in the 19th-century Merrimack Valley: water, social conflict, and the Waltham-Lowell Mills / Theodore L. Steinberg -- Document A: Winnipisiogee Lake Company v. Worster -- Document B: Great Falls v. James Worster -- Ch. 3. The workplace as an ecological system. Working environments: an ecological approach to industrial health and safety / Arthur F. McEvoy -- document A: Nicholas Farwell v. The Boston and worcester Rail Road Corporation -- Document B: Is it safe to work? A Study of industrial accidents / Edison L. Bowers -- Document C: Edward J. Beshada v. Johns-Manville Products Corporation --Ch. 4. Sexuality, women, and the social camouflage of technology. Socially camouflaged technologies: the case of the electromechanical vibrator / Rachel Maines -- Document A: Improvement in medical rubbing apparaturs / Geroge H. Taylor -- Document B: Mechanical vibration and its therapeutic application / M.L.H. Arnold Snow -- Document C: a brief guide to vibratory technique / Noble M. Eberhart -- Document D: Profitable office specialities / A. Dale Covey -- Document E: Enjoy life! -- Ch. 5. The culture of engineers. Local history and national culture: notions on engineering professionalism in America / Bruce Sinclair -- Document A: Some notes on vocational guidance / J.A.L. Waddell -- Document B: unemplyed engineers, 1932 / J.P.H. Perry -- Ch. 6. Technology on the farm -- Out of the barns and into the kitchens: transformations in farm women's work in the first half of the twentieth century / Christine Kleinegger -- Document A: Social and labor needs of farm women -- Document B: Power on the farm / Guy E. Tripp -- Document C: The farm house / Newell Leroy Sims -- Ch. 7. "Selling" nuclear energy. Advertising the Atom / Michael smith -- Document A: Atomic power development and private enterprise -- Document B: Environmental effects of producing electric power -- Document C: Nuclear public relations campaign -- Ch. 8 Race and technological change. Race and tecnology: African American women in the Bell System, 1945-1980 / Venus Green -- Document A: It's the wrong hat! -- Document B: Telephone industry employment by race and sex, 1930-1970 -- Ch. 9. Appropriate technologies. The rise and fall of the appropriate technology movement in the United States, 1965-1985 / Carroll Pursell -- Document A: Technical assistance for the underdeveloped areas of the world -- Document B: Purpose, organizations, and activities / State of California Office of Appropirate Technology -- Document D: An introduction and a history? National Center for appropriate technology -- Document E: Solar energy research: making solar after the Nuclear model? / Allen L. Hammond and William D. Metz -- Ch. 10. Toward Technoliteracy -- Hacking away at the counterculture / Andrew Ross
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
x, 362 pages
Isbn
9780631219965
Lccn
00057933
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)44549020
  • (OCoLC)ocm44549020
Label
American technology, edited by Carroll Pursell
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Ch. 1. Early American tecnological possessions. "So much depends upon a Red wheelbarrow": Agricultural tool owndership in the Eighteenth-century Mid-Atlantic / Judith A. McGaw -- Document A: American Colonial wealth: documents and methods / Alice Hanson Jones --Ch. 2. Fighting tecnological change. Dam-breaking in the 19th-century Merrimack Valley: water, social conflict, and the Waltham-Lowell Mills / Theodore L. Steinberg -- Document A: Winnipisiogee Lake Company v. Worster -- Document B: Great Falls v. James Worster -- Ch. 3. The workplace as an ecological system. Working environments: an ecological approach to industrial health and safety / Arthur F. McEvoy -- document A: Nicholas Farwell v. The Boston and worcester Rail Road Corporation -- Document B: Is it safe to work? A Study of industrial accidents / Edison L. Bowers -- Document C: Edward J. Beshada v. Johns-Manville Products Corporation --Ch. 4. Sexuality, women, and the social camouflage of technology. Socially camouflaged technologies: the case of the electromechanical vibrator / Rachel Maines -- Document A: Improvement in medical rubbing apparaturs / Geroge H. Taylor -- Document B: Mechanical vibration and its therapeutic application / M.L.H. Arnold Snow -- Document C: a brief guide to vibratory technique / Noble M. Eberhart -- Document D: Profitable office specialities / A. Dale Covey -- Document E: Enjoy life! -- Ch. 5. The culture of engineers. Local history and national culture: notions on engineering professionalism in America / Bruce Sinclair -- Document A: Some notes on vocational guidance / J.A.L. Waddell -- Document B: unemplyed engineers, 1932 / J.P.H. Perry -- Ch. 6. Technology on the farm -- Out of the barns and into the kitchens: transformations in farm women's work in the first half of the twentieth century / Christine Kleinegger -- Document A: Social and labor needs of farm women -- Document B: Power on the farm / Guy E. Tripp -- Document C: The farm house / Newell Leroy Sims -- Ch. 7. "Selling" nuclear energy. Advertising the Atom / Michael smith -- Document A: Atomic power development and private enterprise -- Document B: Environmental effects of producing electric power -- Document C: Nuclear public relations campaign -- Ch. 8 Race and technological change. Race and tecnology: African American women in the Bell System, 1945-1980 / Venus Green -- Document A: It's the wrong hat! -- Document B: Telephone industry employment by race and sex, 1930-1970 -- Ch. 9. Appropriate technologies. The rise and fall of the appropriate technology movement in the United States, 1965-1985 / Carroll Pursell -- Document A: Technical assistance for the underdeveloped areas of the world -- Document B: Purpose, organizations, and activities / State of California Office of Appropirate Technology -- Document D: An introduction and a history? National Center for appropriate technology -- Document E: Solar energy research: making solar after the Nuclear model? / Allen L. Hammond and William D. Metz -- Ch. 10. Toward Technoliteracy -- Hacking away at the counterculture / Andrew Ross
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
x, 362 pages
Isbn
9780631219965
Lccn
00057933
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)44549020
  • (OCoLC)ocm44549020

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