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Inventing Accuracy: A Historical Sociology of Nuclear Missile Guidance
     

Inventing Accuracy: A Historical Sociology of Nuclear Missile Guidance

by Donald Mackenzie
 

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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.

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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 Series
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
478
Sales rank:
1,024,588
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.90(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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