A Social History of American Technology

Ruth Schwartz Cowan, Oxford University Press 1997

  1. The Land, the Natives, and the Settlers
  2. Husbandry and Huswifery in the Colonies
  3. Colonial Artisans
  4. The Early Decades of Industrialization
  5. Transportation Revolutions
  6. Inventors, Entrepreneurs, and Engineers
  7. Industrial Society and Technological Systems
  8. Daily Life and Mundane Work
  9. American Ideas about Technology
  10. Automobiles and Automobility
  11. Taxpayers, Generals, and Aviation
  12. Communications Technologies and Social Control
  13. Biotechnology