Networks of Power
Electrification in Western Society, 1880-1930
By (author) Thomas Parker Hughes
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Networks of Power by Thomas Parker Hughes
Book DescriptionAwarded the Dexter Prize by the Society for the History of Technology, this book offers a comparative history of the evolution of modern electric power systems. It described large-scale technological change and demonstrates that technology cannot be understood unless placed in a cultural context.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780801846144
(254mm x 216mm x 35mm)
Imprint: Johns Hopkins University Press
Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press
Publish Date: 1-Mar-1993
Country of Publication: United States
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This is a biography of a major American inventor. Elmer Sperry contributed greatly to the technological changes occurring between 1880 and 1930. Characteristic of his various inventions were feedback controls which have made automation a fact of life.
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