Networks of Power: Electrification in Western Society, 1880-1930

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JHU Press, Mar 1, 1993 - Science - 474 pages
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Contents

Introduction
1
Invention and Development
18
Technology Transfer
47
Reverse Salients and Critical Problems
79
Conflict and Resolution 706
106
Technological Momentum
140
The Coordination of Technology and Politics
175
The Dominance of Technology
201
California White Coal
262
War and Acquired Characteristics
285
Planned Systems
324
The Culture of Regional Systems
363
The Style of Evolving Systems
404
Epilogue
461
Index I
467
Copyright

The Primacy of Politics
227

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About the author (1993)

Thomas P. Hughes is the Mellon Professor Emeritus in the Department of the History and Sociology of Science at the University of Pennsylvania and Distinguished Visiting Professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. The recipient of a Guggenheim fellowship and a member of the American Philosophical Society and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, Hughes has honorary doctorates from Northwestern University and the Swedish Royal Institute of Technology. A member of the Swedish Royal Academy of Engineering Sciences and the U.S. National Academy of Engineering, he is the editor of seven books and author of four, including "American Genesis: A Century of Invention and Technological Enthusiasm, 1870-1970," a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize.

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