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Technology and American Society

A History

by Gary Cross

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Published by Prentice Hall .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages352
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7344875M
ISBN 100138986444
ISBN 109780138986445

Books shelved as american-society: Strangers in Their Own Land: Anger and Mourning on the American Right by Arlie Russell Hochschild, Hillbilly Elegy: A. Medical Technology and Society is a thought-provoking examination for nonspecialists of medical technology and the social and moral issues arising from it. The book describes the evolution of medicine from turn-of-the-century general practice with its few surgical techniques and scarcity of effective drugs to today's complex hierarchical delivery systems involving advanced science.

Technology and human life cannot be separated; society has a cyclical co-dependence on technology. We use technology; depend on technology in our daily life and our needs and demands for technology keep on use technology to travel, to communicate, to learn, to do business and to live in comfort. However, technology has also caused us concerns. Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library.

(source: Nielsen Book Data) Summary For undergraduate courses in History of American Technology; Science, Technology and Society; Sociology of Technology. In a single volume, this text combines the history of invention and the interactions of technology with social, economic, cultural, and military change throughout the course of American history. "Early American Technology is an excellent book, and anyone interested in early American technology and society will find it enjoyable and instructive. The essays in the book are thoughtful, interesting, and provocative and push not only the boundaries of technology studies but multidisciplinary studies in general in new and exciting directions."--Written:


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This book is about the interaction of technology and society in the United States, from colonial times to the present. Despite the constraints of space, we take a very broad view of technology. We look not just at innovation in industry, but in home, office, agriculture, transport, construction, and : $ With a new final chapter covering recent electronic and technological advances, the second edition of Technology and American Society extends coverage of innovations in industry, home, office, agriculture, transport, constructions, and services into the twenty-first century.

Offering a global perspective on the development of American technology, the text is structured around a historical narrative detailing major technological.

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Technology and American Society: A History Gary Cross. out of 5 stars Kindle Edition. out of 5 stars Best Science, Technology and Society Book that has a Practical Information Technology Focue. Reviewed in the United States on Octo Verified by: 2. In a single volume, this book combines the history of invention and the interactions of technology with social, economic, cultural, and military change throughout the course of American history.

It illustrates the gradual shift from the era of individual artisan inventors to emergence of science-based corporate technology, and links the origins and development of American innovation to the. In response to the volume of information available to us that technology has wrought (a subject of a book on this list), the format in which I read has evolved from print to eBooks and, now, audio.

As technology moves from the realm of the visible to the invisible; embedded, Author: Narain Jashanmal. This book is another truly remarkable exposition of the relation between technology and society, along with Mumford's, Pentagon of Power.

This book, as with /5. Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Technology and American society by Gary S. Cross, Gary Cross, Rick Szostak, SeptemPrentice Hall edition, Paperback in English - 2 edition.

With a new final chapter covering recent electronic and technological advances, the second edition of Technology and American Society extends coverage of innovations in industry, home, office, agriculture, transport, constructions, and services into the twenty-first century.

Offering a global perspective on the development of American technology, the text is structured around a historical narrative detailing major technological /5(25).

The book has a rather narrow definition of technology and while the focus is on American society, it should be put in a wider perspective with the rest of the world to increase student understanding. The lack of historical perspective on a lot of these technologies and absence of coverage for technologies /5.

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I appreciate how Cowan presents her history in a balanced manner, ultimately leaving the reader with an appreciation of two key things: 1) technology that becomes entrenched in our culture and provides immense profit is bound to be replaced in time, regardless of /5.

Details about Technology and American Society: In a single volume, this book combines the history of invention and the interactions of technology with social, economic, cultural, and military change throughout the course of American : $ technology use, including negative impacts on physical and mental health.2,3 For the past decade, the American Psychological Association’s Stress in America™ survey has examined how stress affects American adults’ health and well-being.

This year’s survey took a deeper look at technology and. Emphasizing an interdisciplinary and international coverage of the functions and effects of science and technology in society and culture, Science, Technology, and Society contains over A to Z signed articles written by major scholars and experts from academic and scientific institutions and institutes worldwide.

Each article is accompanied by a selected bibliography.5/5(3). Books; Technology and American Society (2nd Edition) Technology and American Society (2nd Edition) by Rick Szostak, Gary Cross. by Rick Szostak, Gary Cross. Recommend this!

Marketplace Prices. 5 New from $; 47 Used from $; Used $ New.Technology and Society illustrates the impact of technological change, both positive and negative, on our world.

The author looks at how technology has brought many positive advancements to our society, and also discusses the significant repercussions that we need to consider. Important Notice: The digital edition of this book is missing some of the images or content found in the physical edition.Technology and american society, A hostory second edition by gary cross (text book) 2.

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