Key Web Sites
A Select Bibliography:
Bijker, Wiebe E., Thomas P. Hughes, and Trevor J.
Pinch, editors, The Social Construction of Technological Systems:
New Directions in the Sociology and History of Technology (Cambridge:
Cowan, Ruth Schwartz, More Work for Mother: The
Ironies of Household Technology from the Open Hearth to the Microwave
(Basic Books, 1983).
Cutcliffe, Stephen H. and Terry S. Reynolds, Technology
and American History: A Historical Anthology from Technology
and Culture (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1997).
Graham, Loren R., The Ghost of the Executed Engineer:
Technology and the Fall of the Soviet Union (Cambridge: Harvard
University Press, 1993).
Hounshell, David A., From the American System
to Mass Production, 1800–1932: The Development of Manufacturing
Technology in the United States (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University
Hughes, Thomas P., American Genesis: A Century
of Invention and Technological Enthusiasm (New York: Penguin
Jasanoff, Sheila, et. al., editors, Handbook of
Science and Technology Studies (Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications,
Josephson, Paul R., “Rockets, Reactors, and
Soviet Culture” in Science and the Soviet Social
Order (Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1990).
Kevles, Daniel J., The Physicists: The History
of a Scientific Community in Modern America (Cambridge: Harvard
University Press, 1971).
Kuhn, Thomas S., The Structure of Scientific Revolutions
(Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 1970).
McDougall, Walter A., . . . The Heavens and the
Earth: A Political History of the Space Age (Baltimore: Johns
Hopkins University Press, 1997).
Schatzberg, Eric, “Ideology and Technical Choice:
The Decline of the Wooden Airplane in the United States, 1920–1945,”
Technology and Culture, vol. 35, no. 1 (January 1994),
Truax, Robert C., “Shuttles—What Price
Elegance?,” Astronautics and Aeronautics (June 1970),
Vincenti, Walter G., “The Retractable Airplane
Landing Gear and the Northrop ‘Anomaly’: Variation-Selection
and the Shaping of Technology,” Technology and Culture,
vol. 35, no. 1 (January
1994), pp. 1–33.
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