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Product Description: For over four decades, Leo Marx's work has focused on the relationship between technology and culture in 19th- and 20th-century America. His research helped to define--and continues to give depth to--the area of American studies concerned with the links between scientific and technological advances, and the way society and culture both determine these links...read more
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9780195133509 | 2 edition (Oxford Univ Pr, February 24, 2000), cover price $35.00 | About this edition: For over four decades, Leo Marx's work has focused on the relationship between technology and culture in 19th- and 20th-century America.

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9780195133516 | 35 edition (Oxford Univ Pr, February 24, 2000), cover price $19.95 | About this edition: For over four decades, Leo Marx's work has focused on the relationship between technology and culture in 19th- and 20th-century America.
9780195007381 | Oxford Univ Pr, June 1, 1967, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Attempts to reconcile two very different images of American life.

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Product Description: The American Revolution and the Industrial Revolution began at the same time, and ever since the development of America and the development of technology have proceeded in tandem, each dependent on and contributing to the other. From the beginning until well into the twentieth century, technical innovation was largely the work of the rugged individualists who have since entered the pantheon of American folklore: their names, coupled with the enterprises they opened up in the chapter titles below, are still for the most part familiar to American readers...read more
By Carroll W. Pursell (editor)
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9780262660495 | Mit Pr, November 30, 1981, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: The American Revolution and the Industrial Revolution began at the same time, and ever since the development of America and the development of technology have proceeded in tandem, each dependent on and contributing to the other.

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Product Description: Book by Carnes, Alice, Zerzan, John
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9780865712058 | New Society Pub, October 1, 1990, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Book by Carnes, Alice, Zerzan, John
9780900384448 | Left Bank Books, June 1, 1988, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: Book by Zerzan, John, Carnes, Alice

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A collection of short articles dealing with science and technological issues such as the nation's health, confronting social problems, and dealing with the effects of environmental problems
By David Jarmul (editor)
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9780309044806 | Natl Academy Pr, April 1, 1991, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: A collection of short articles dealing with science and technological issues such as the nation's health, confronting social problems, and dealing with the effects of environmental problems

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9780309043847 | Natl Academy Pr, April 1, 1991, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: A collection of short articles dealing with science and technological issues such as the nation's health, confronting social problems, and dealing with the effects of environmental problems

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9780226467764 | Univ of Chicago Pr, June 17, 1991, cover price $40.50

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9780226467771 | Univ of Chicago Pr, April 1, 1991, cover price $25.00

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Product Description: Read any newspaper or watch your television and as often as not you will be confronted by the worries, hopes, challenges, and mistakes of science and technology. Sociology has been trying to make sense of science for many years, while government and industry have promoted and exploited it for even longer...read more
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9780813517223 | Rutgers Univ Pr, November 1, 1991, cover price $36.00 | About this edition: Read any newspaper or watch your television and as often as not you will be confronted by the worries, hopes, challenges, and mistakes of science and technology.

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9780813517230 | Rutgers Univ Pr, November 1, 1991, cover price $22.00 | About this edition: Read any newspaper or watch your television and as often as not you will be confronted by the worries, hopes, challenges, and mistakes of science and technology.

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Product Description: From cathedrals to star wars, Arnold Pacey looks at the interaction of technologies and society over the last thousand years and uses that survey to argue for a more humane form of future technological development. The second edition of The Maze of Ingenuity concentrates on Europe and North America and incorporates recent insights from the history and sociology of technology...read more
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9780262161282 | 2 sub edition (Mit Pr, March 1, 1992), cover price $45.00 | About this edition: From cathedrals to star wars, Arnold Pacey looks at the interaction of technologies and society over the last thousand years and uses that survey to argue for a more humane form of future technological development.

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9780262660754 | 2 edition (Mit Pr, January 23, 1992), cover price $27.00 | About this edition: From cathedrals to star wars, Arnold Pacey looks at the interaction of technologies and society over the last thousand years and uses that survey to argue for a more humane form of future technological development.

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Product Description: With the rise of science, we moderns believe, the world changed irrevocably, separating us forever from our primitive, premodern ancestors. But if we were to let go of this fond conviction, Bruno Latour asks, what would the world look like? His book, an anthropology of science, shows us how much of modernity is actually a matter of faith...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
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9780674948389 | Harvard Univ Pr, October 1, 1993, cover price $37.95 | About this edition: With the rise of science, we moderns believe, the world changed irrevocably, separating us forever from our primitive, premodern ancestors.

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9780674948396 | Harvard Univ Pr, October 15, 1993, cover price $28.50 | About this edition: With the rise of science, we moderns believe, the world changed irrevocably, separating us forever from our primitive, premodern ancestors.

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Product Description: Rethinking Technologies was first published in 1993. Grounded on the assumption that the relationship between the arts and the sciences is dictated by technology, the essays in Rethinking Technologies explore trends in contemporary thought that have been changing our awareness of science, technology, and the arts...read more
By Verena Andermatt Conley (editor) and Miami Theory Collective (other contributor)
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9780816622146 | Univ of Minnesota Pr, November 1, 1993, cover price $56.95 | About this edition: Rethinking Technologies was first published in 1993.

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9780816622153 | Univ of Minnesota Pr, April 1, 1994, cover price $50.00 | About this edition: Rethinking Technologies was first published in 1993.

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Product Description: Consuming Technologies opens for analysis some crucial but rarely examined areas of social, cultural and economic life. At its core is a concern with the complex set of relationships that mark and define the place of the domestic in the modern world, and an explanation of the relationship between the domestic and public spheres as they are mediated by consumption and technology...read more
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9780415069908 | Routledge, November 1, 1992, cover price $145.00 | About this edition: Consuming Technologies opens for analysis some crucial but rarely examined areas of social, cultural and economic life.

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9780415117128 | Routledge, December 1, 1994, cover price $52.95 | About this edition: Consuming Technologies opens for analysis some crucial but rarely examined areas of social, cultural and economic life.

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Product Description: These thirteen essays explore a crucial historical question that has been notoriously hard to pin down: To what extent, and by what means, does a society's technology determine its political, social, economic, and cultural forms. Karl Marx launched the modern debate on determinism with his provocative remark that "the hand-mill gives you society with the feudal lord; the steam-mill, society with the industrial capitalist," and a classic article by Robert Heilbroner (reprinted here) renewed the debate within the context of the history of technology...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Leo Marx (editor) and Merritt Roe Smith
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9780262193474 | Mit Pr, July 1, 1994, cover price $37.50 | About this edition: These thirteen essays explore a crucial historical question that has been notoriously hard to pin down: To what extent, and by what means, does a society's technology determine its political, social, economic, and cultural forms.

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9780262691673 | Mit Pr, June 2, 1994, cover price $33.00 | About this edition: These thirteen essays explore a crucial historical question that has been notoriously hard to pin down: To what extent, and by what means, does a society's technology determine its political, social, economic, and cultural forms?

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Product Description: For the most current, comprehensive resource in this rapidly evolving field, look no further than the Revised Edition of the Handbook of Science and Technology Studies. This masterful volume is the first resource in more than 15 years to define, summarize, and synthesize this complex multidisciplinary, international field...read more
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9780803940215 | Sage Pubns, October 1, 1994, cover price $123.95 | About this edition: The Handbook is the most authoritative and extensive resource in the rapidly evolving field of science and technology studies.

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9780761924982 | Revised edition (Sage Pubns, November 1, 2001), cover price $102.00 | About this edition: For the most current, comprehensive resource in this rapidly evolving field, look no further than the Revised Edition of the Handbook of Science and Technology Studies.

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Product Description: Technology has long played a central role in the formation of Americans' sense of selfhood. From the first canal systems through the moon landing, Americans have, for better or worse, derived unity from the common feeling of awe inspired by large-scale applications of technological prowess...read more
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9780262140560 | Mit Pr, November 1, 1994, cover price $55.00 | About this edition: Technology has long played a central role in the formation of Americans' sense of selfhood.

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9780262640343 | Reprint edition (Mit Pr, February 28, 1996), cover price $36.00 | About this edition: Technology has long played a central role in the formation of Americans' sense of selfhood.

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Product Description: 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 global transformation of industry, agriculture, and transportation...read more
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9780131896437 | 2 edition (Prentice Hall, October 15, 2004), cover price $94.80 | About this edition: 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.
9780138986445 | Prentice Hall, January 1, 1995, cover price $63.00 | About this edition: This book contains a survey of the history of technology in America from 1700 to the present, and covers the history of inventions with discussions of the social, economic, and cultural impact of technology.

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By Wenk
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9780252021497 | Univ of Illinois Pr, March 1, 1995, cover price $32.00
9780252064487 | Univ of Illinois Pr, March 1, 1995, cover price $26.95

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Product Description: This book compares resistance to technology across time, nations and technologies, concentrating on nuclear power, information technology and biotechnology. The focus is on post-1945 Europe, with comparisons made with the United States, Japan and Australia...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Martin Bauer (editor)
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9780521455183 | Cambridge Univ Pr, April 1, 1995, cover price $83.99 | About this edition: This book compares resistance to technology across time, nations and technologies, concentrating on nuclear power, information technology and biotechnology.

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9780521599481 | Reprint edition (Cambridge Univ Pr, June 1, 1997), cover price $75.00 | About this edition: This book compares resistance to technology across time, nations and technologies, concentrating on nuclear power, information technology and biotechnology.

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Product Description: From the medieval farm implements used by the first colonists to the invisible links of the Internet, the history of technology in America is a history of society as well. Arguing that "the tools and processes we use are a part of our lives, not simply instruments of our purpose," historian Carroll Pursell analyzes technology's impact on the lives of women and men, on their work, politics, and social relationships -- and how, in turn, people influence technological development...read more
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9780801885785 | 2 edition (Johns Hopkins Univ Pr, February 2, 2007), cover price $30.00 | About this edition: From the medieval farm implements used by the first colonists to the invisible links of the Internet, the history of technology in America is a history of society as well.
9780801848179 | Johns Hopkins Univ Pr, April 1, 1995, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: From the medieval farm implements brought by the first colonists to the invisible links of the Internet, the history of technology in America is a history of our society as well.

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9780801885792 | 2 edition (Johns Hopkins Univ Pr, January 31, 2007), cover price $27.00 | About this edition: From the medieval farm implements used by the first colonists to the invisible links of the Internet, the history of technology in America is a history of society as well.
9780801848186 | Johns Hopkins Univ Pr, April 1, 1995, cover price $20.95 | About this edition: From the medieval farm implements brought by the first colonists to the invisible links of the Internet, the history of technology in America is a history of our society as well.

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Product Description: The relationship between technology and development is explored by economists, policy analysts and other experts. The adoption of technology is studied in five main areas agriculture, energy, infrastructure, the introduction of technology and the success and constraints of technological diffusion as a whole...read more
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9780714641393 | Routledge, July 1, 1995, cover price $69.95 | About this edition: The relationship between technology and development is explored by economists, policy analysts and other experts.

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Product Description: Since the 1950s individual researchers and research groups in many countries Have Developed So-Called Symbiotic Design Methods And Approaches, Which have tried to integrate technical, organisational and social goals in order to create economically viable production systems...read more
By Jos Benders, David Bennett (editor) and Job De Haan (editor)
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9780748403172 | CRC Pr I Llc, October 1, 1995, cover price $79.95 | About this edition: Since the 1950s individual researchers and research groups in many countries Have Developed So-Called Symbiotic Design Methods And Approaches, Which have tried to integrate technical, organisational and social goals in order to create economically viable production systems.

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Product Description: The information and communication technologies (ICTs) of the 1990s enable the electronic production and consumption of increasingly vast quantities of information. The effects are likely to be both unpredictable and contradictory, and will have consequences for business, governments, organizations, and citizens...read more
By Robin Mansell (editor)
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9780198289418 | Oxford Univ Pr, July 25, 1996, cover price $55.00 | About this edition: The information and communication technologies (ICTs) of the 1990s enable the electronic production and consumption of increasingly vast quantities of information.

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9780198294009 | Oxford Univ Pr on Demand, April 30, 1998, cover price $62.00 | About this edition: The information and communication technologies (ICTs) of the 1990s enable the electronic production and consumption of increasingly vast quantities of information.

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Product Description: For the past fifty years, science and technology—supported with billions of dollars from the U.S. government—have advanced at a rate that would once have seemed miraculous, while society's problems have grown more intractable, complex, and diverse...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
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9781566394154 | Temple Univ Pr, June 1, 1996, cover price $74.50 | About this edition: For the past fifty years, science and technology—supported with billions of dollars from the U.

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9781566394161 | Temple Univ Pr, May 24, 1996, cover price $35.95 | About this edition: For the past fifty years, science and technology supported with billions of dollars from the U.

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Product Description: What is a specifically feminist perspective on science and technology? Focusing in particular on the socio-cultural implications of the latest scientific and technological developments, this book proposes a site of resistance to hegemonic discourses and practices of science and technology...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Rosi Braidotti (editor) and Nina Lykke (editor)
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9781856493819 | Zed Books, August 1, 1996, cover price $84.95 | About this edition: What is a specifically feminist perspective on science and technology?

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9781856493826, titled "Between Monsters, Goddesses and Cyborgs: Feminist Confrontations With Science, Medicine and Cyberspace" | Zed Books, June 15, 1996, cover price $32.95 | About this edition: What is a specifically feminist perspective on science and technology?

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Product Description: In the Information Age, information is power. Who produces all that information, how does it move around, who uses it, to what ends, and under what constraints?  Who gets that power? And what happens to the people who have no access to it?Disconnected begins with a striking vignette of two men: One is the thriving manager of a company selling personal computers and computer services...read more
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9780813523699 | Rutgers Univ Pr, November 1, 1996, cover price $59.00 | About this edition: In the Information Age, information is power.

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9780813523705 | Rutgers Univ Pr, November 1, 1996, cover price $23.95 | About this edition: In the Information Age, information is power.

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Product Description: A textbook survey of American technology from the early 17th century to the present. The concept of technological systems is used as a unifying theme to demonstrate the notion that technological change is neither sudden nor discontinuous, but is always closely related to social developments which determine both the kinds of tools developed and the ways in which they are utilized...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
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9780195046069 | Oxford Univ Pr, January 30, 1997, cover price $49.95 | About this edition: A textbook survey of American technology from the early 17th century to the present.

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9780195046052 | Oxford Univ Pr, January 30, 1997, cover price $66.95 | About this edition: For over 250 years American technology has been regarded as a unique hallmark of American culture and an important factor in American prosperity.

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Presents case studies of inventions by engineers, explaining how they resolve technical difficulties, and how they make their inventions socially acceptable and economically feasible (view table of contents)
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9780674463677 | Harvard Univ Pr, November 1, 1996, cover price $27.50 | About this edition: Presents case studies of inventions by engineers, explaining how they resolve technical difficulties, and how they make their inventions socially acceptable and economically feasible

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9780674463684 | Harvard Univ Pr, September 1, 1998, cover price $23.00 | About this edition: Presents case studies of inventions by engineers, explaining how they resolve technical difficulties, and how they make their inventions socially acceptable and economically feasible

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