Radio

Author: Brian Regal
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780313331671
Size: 28.93 MB
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Tells the story of radio as two parallel parts--as a part of technology, and as part of culture.

Sound Recording

Author: David Morton
Publisher: JHU Press
ISBN: 9780801883989
Size: 60.26 MB
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Looks at the history of recorded music and technology of the industry from Thomas Edison's invention of the phonograph in 1876 to the MP3 players.

Television

Author: Alexander B. Magoun
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780313331282
Size: 78.57 MB
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Explores the history of television, discussing its initial conception, technological changes over the years, and the development of cable television and videotapes.

The Robot

Author: Lisa Nocks
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780313331688
Size: 13.30 MB
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Discusses the history of robotic technology, from mechanical toys, to factory machinery, to recent advancements in artificial intelligence.

American Military Technology

Author: Barton C. Hacker
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780313333088
Size: 33.51 MB
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How have Americans made war? This volume provides a concise history of the science and technology of American military might.

Electronics

Author: David Morton
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780313332470
Size: 78.90 MB
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Provides the first history of what engineers call electron devices--vacuum tubes, lasers, image displays, transistors, and computer chips--that form the hidden but increasingly important "guts" of modern technologies.

Urban Mass Transit

Author: Robert C. Post
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780313339165
Size: 31.61 MB
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Relates how the technology of urban mass transit and society interact.

The Telephone

Author: David Mercer (Ph.D.)
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780313332074
Size: 58.21 MB
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A history of the telephone, from its beginnings as an improvement upon the telegraph to its current mobile state, also discusses its impact upon society as a means of communication.

Airplanes

Author: Jeremy R. Kinney
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780313331503
Size: 28.41 MB
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A succinct history of the life of the airplane and how this technology has altered how we live, travel, make war, do business, affecting almost all aspects of modern life.

American Reference Books Annual

Author: Bohdan S. Wynar
Publisher:
ISBN:
Size: 66.81 MB
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1970- issued in 2 vols.: v. 1, General reference, social sciences, history, economics, business; v. 2, Fine arts, humanities, science and engineering.