Networks of Power by Thomas Parker Hughes
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Networks of Power
By Thomas Parker Hughes

Networks of Power

Electrification in Western Society, 1880-1930

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Networks of Power by Thomas Parker Hughes

Book Awards

  • Winner of Dexter Prize for an Outstanding Book on the History of Technology 1984.

Book Description

Awarded 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 Details

ISBN: 9780801846144
ISBN-10: 0801846145
Format: Paperback
(254mm x 216mm x 35mm)
Pages: 488
Imprint: Johns Hopkins University Press
Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press
Publish Date: 1-Mar-1993
Country of Publication: United States

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