Where Minds and Matters Meet: Technology in California and the West (BOK)

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The American West--where such landmarks as the Golden Gate Bridge rival wild landscapes in popularity and iconic significance--has been viewed as a frontier of technological innovation. Where Minds and Matters Meet calls attention to the convergence of Western history and the history of technology, showing that the region's politics and culture have shaped seemingly placeless, global technological practices and institutions. Drawing on political and social history as well as art history, the book's essays take the cultural measure of the region's great technological milestones, including San Diego's Panama-California Exposition, the building of the Hetch Hetchy Dam in the Sierras, and traffic planning in Los Angeles. Contributors: Amy Bix, Louise Nelson Dyble, Patrick McCray, Linda Nash, Peter Neushul, Matthew W. Roth, Bruce Sinclair, L. Chase Smith, Carlene Stephens, Aristotle Tympas, Jason Weems, Peter Westwick, Stephanie Young

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Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Innbundet
Utgitt 2012 Forlag
University Press Group Ltd
ISBN 9780873282512 Antall sider 400
Dimensjoner 15,8cm x 23,6cm x 3cm Vekt 866 gram
Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd Andre medvirkende Amy Bix, Bruce Sinclair, Carlene Stephens, L. Chase Smith, Linda Nash, Louise Nelson Dyble, Matthew W. Roth, Patrick McCray, Peter Neushul, Volker Janssen
Emner og form Impact of science & technology on society, Regional studies

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