Call Boomerang Books 1300 36 33 32

Get Latest Book News + FREE Shipping. Subscribe to the Boomerang Books Bulletin eNewsletter right now!

Description - Inventing Accuracy by Donald MacKenzie

Donald MacKenzie follows one line of technology -- strategic ballistic missile guidance through a succession of weapons systems to reveal the workings of a world that is neither awesome nor unstoppable. He uncovers the parameters, the pressures, and the politics that make up the complex social construction of an equally complex technology.

Buy Inventing Accuracy by Donald MacKenzie from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9780262631471
ISBN-10: 0262631474
Format: Paperback
(229mm x 152mm x mm)
Pages: 480
Imprint: MIT Press
Publisher: MIT Press Ltd
Publish Date: 29-Jan-1993
Country of Publication: United States

Other Editions - Inventing Accuracy by Donald MacKenzie

Book Reviews - Inventing Accuracy by Donald MacKenzie

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Inventing Accuracy book by Donald MacKenzie and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a Boomerang Books Account Holder - it's free to sign up and there are great benefits!)

Write Review


Author Biography - Donald MacKenzie

Donald MacKenzie is Professor of Sociology (Personal Chair) at the University of Edinburgh. His books include Inventing Accuracy (1990), Knowing Machines (1996), and Mechanizing Proof (2001), all published by the MIT Press. Portions of An Engine, not a Camera won the Viviana A. Zelizer Prize in economic sociology from the American Sociological Association.

Books By Donald MacKenzie

Material Markets by Donald MacKenzie
Hardback, December 2008
$75.56
Engine, Not a Camera by Donald MacKenzie
Paperback, August 2008
$56.70
Do Economists Make Markets? by Donald MacKenzie
Paperback, July 2008
$91.80
Mechanizing Proof by Donald MacKenzie
Paperback, January 2004
$59.40