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Machines, People, & Politics: Histories of Modern Technologies


About the Course:

Surveys social history of technology in American life with attention to 19th and 20th centuries. Focuses on history of U.S. industrialization, the place of innovation in U.S. history, and role of technology in intellectual, political, and social life.


No pre-requisites have been entered for this course.


View the course’s Canvas page or the instructor’s page for documents: W. Patrick McCray   

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