Inventing Accuracy: A Historical Sociology of Nuclear Missile Guidance

Inventing Accuracy: A Historical Sociology of Nuclear Missile Guidance

by Donald Mackenzie
     
 

ISBN-10: 0262631474

ISBN-13: 9780262631471

Pub. Date: 01/29/1993

Publisher: MIT Press

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.  See more details below

Overview

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780262631471
Publisher:
MIT Press
Publication date:
01/29/1993
Series:
Inside Technology
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
478
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.90(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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