Technology, Transport, and Travel in American History

Technology, Transport, and Travel in American History

by Robert C. Post

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780872291317
Publisher: American Historical Association
Publication date: 01/01/2003
Series: SHOT Historical Perspectives on Technology Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 107
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.30(d)

About the Author

Robert C. Post is curator emeritus at the National Museum of American History. A former president of the Society for the History of Technology, he was editor-in-chief of Technology and Culture from 1981 through 1995. His publications include High Performance: The Culture and Technology of Drag Racing, 1950-2000 (2001) and Urban Mass Transit: The Life Story of a Technology (2007).

Table of Contents

Series Introduction

Introduction

1. The Western Ocean

2. A New Nation

3. Seaways

4. Canals

5. An Inland Seacoast?

6. Riverways

7. Railways

8. Highways

9. Airways

Conclusion

Notes

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