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Virtual America : sleepwalking through paradise / John Opie

Author:
Opie, John 1934-  Search this
Physical description:
xviii, 260 p. : ill., maps ; 23 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
2008
C2008
Topic:
National characteristics, American  Search this
Technology--Social aspects  Search this
Virtual reality--Social aspects  Search this
Authenticity (Philosophy)  Search this
Human ecology  Search this
Human geography  Search this
Civilization  Search this
Environmental conditions  Search this
Data Source:
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_904120

Chinese thought, society, and science : the intellectual and social background of science and technology in pre-modern China / Derk Bodde

Author:
Bodde, Derk 1909-  Search this
Physical description:
xiv, 441 p. ; 25 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
China
Date:
1991
C1991
Topic:
Science--History  Search this
Science--Social aspects--History  Search this
Technology--History  Search this
Technology--Social aspects--History  Search this
Civilization  Search this
Call number:
DS721 .B63
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_874561

Consumers and citizens : globalization and multicultural conflicts / Néstor García Canclini ; translated and with an introduction by George Yúdice

Author:
García Canclini, Néstor  Search this
Physical description:
xxxviii, 200 p. ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Mexico
Mexique
Date:
2001
C2001
20th century
20e siècle
Topic:
Popular culture  Search this
Communication and traffic--Social aspects  Search this
Technology--Social aspects  Search this
Consumers--Attitudes  Search this
Nationalism  Search this
Culture populaire  Search this
Transports et communications--Aspect social  Search this
Technologie--Aspect social  Search this
Consommateurs--Attitudes  Search this
Nationalisme  Search this
Civilization  Search this
Relations  Search this
Civilisation  Search this
Relations avec l'étranger  Search this
Data Source:
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_716235

Inventing modern : growing up with x-rays, skyscrapers, and tailfins / John H. Lienhard

Author:
Lienhard, John H. 1930-  Search this
Subject:
Lienhard, John H. 1930- Childhood and youth  Search this
Physical description:
ix, 292 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
2003
20th century
Topic:
Technological innovations--Social aspects--History  Search this
Technology--Social aspects--History  Search this
Science--Social aspects--History  Search this
Material culture--Social aspects--History  Search this
Civilization  Search this
Data Source:
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_720737

The machine in the garden : technology and the pastoral ideal in America / Leo Marx

Author:
Marx, Leo 1919-  Search this
Physical description:
414 p. : ill. ; 21 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
2000
1964
C2000
Topic:
Nature--Social aspects  Search this
Technology--Social aspects  Search this
Civilization  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_600860

Swinging the machine : modernity, technology, and African American culture between the World Wars / Joel Dinerstein

Author:
Dinerstein, Joel 1958-  Search this
Physical description:
xiii, 415 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
Type:
Music
Place:
United States
Date:
2003
C2003
20th century
Topic:
African Americans--Intellectual life  Search this
African Americans  Search this
Swing (Music)--History  Search this
African American dance--History  Search this
Swing (Dance)--History  Search this
African Americans in popular culture  Search this
Popular culture--History  Search this
Technology--Social aspects--History  Search this
City and town life--History  Search this
Civilization  Search this
African American influences  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_685836

The memory of the modern / Matt K. Matsuda

Author:
Matsuda, Matt K  Search this
Physical description:
vi, 255 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
France
Date:
1996
19th century
1830-1900
Third Republic, 1870-1940
Topic:
Memory--History  Search this
Technology--Social aspects--History  Search this
Civilization  Search this
History  Search this
Philosophy  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_509220

Narratives and spaces : technology and the construction of American culture / David E. Nye

Author:
Nye, David E. 1946-  Search this
Physical description:
xiv, 224 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
1997
C1997
19th century
20th century
Topic:
Technology and civilization  Search this
Technology in literature  Search this
Technology--Social aspects--History  Search this
Public spaces--History  Search this
Civilization  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_539087

Cultural development, science, and technology in sub-Saharan Africa / Klaus Gottstein, Götz Link (eds.)

Author:
Gottstein, Klaus 1924-  Search this
Link, Götz  Search this
Physical description:
234 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Africa, Sub-Saharan
Date:
1986
Topic:
Science--Social aspects--Congresses  Search this
Technology--Social aspects--Congresses  Search this
Civilization  Search this
Call number:
DT352.4.C85 1986X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_322592

The machine as symbol : 1920-1939 / by Richard Striner

Author:
Striner, Richard 1950-  Search this
Physical description:
iv, 171 p. : ill
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
1985
1982
20th century
1918-1945
Topic:
Machinery in the workplace--History  Search this
Technology--Social aspects--History  Search this
Technology and civilization  Search this
Machinery--History  Search this
Intellectual life  Search this
Civilization  Search this
Call number:
E169.12 .S918 1982a
E169.12.S918 1982a
Data Source:
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_323595

Engines of democracy; inventions and society in mature America, by Roger Burlingame ..

Author:
Burlingame, Roger 1889-1967  Search this
Physical description:
xviii, 606 p. front. (port.) illus., plates, diagrs. 25 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
1940
Topic:
Inventions--History  Search this
Collectivism  Search this
Inventions  Search this
Technology--Social aspects  Search this
Civilization  Search this
Economic conditions  Search this
Call number:
T21.B77X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_242752

Humans in universe / Buckminster Fuller, Anwar Dil

Author:
Fuller, R. Buckminster (Richard Buckminster) 1895-1983  Search this
Dil, Anwar S  Search this
Subject:
Fuller, R. Buckminster (Richard Buckminster) 1895-1983  Search this
Physical description:
235 p. : ill. ; 26 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1983
C1983
Topic:
Technology--Social aspects  Search this
Civilization  Search this
Call number:
TA140.F9A36 1983X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_180090

Civilizing the machine : technology and republican values in America, 1776-1900 / John F. Kasson

Author:
Kasson, John F. 1944-  Search this
Physical description:
xiv, 274 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
1976
19th century
Topic:
Technology--Social aspects--History  Search this
Civilization  Search this
Call number:
T14.5 .K37X 1976
T14.5 .K37X
T14.5.K37X 1976 T14.5.K37X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_79533

March of the iron men / Roger Burlingame

Author:
Burlingame, Roger 1889-1967  Search this
Physical description:
xvi, 500 p., [7] leaves of plates : ill. ; 23 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
1976
1976, c1938
Topic:
Inventions  Search this
Technology--Social aspects  Search this
Civilization  Search this
Economic conditions  Search this
Call number:
T21.B8 1976X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_96557

Rereading the machine in the garden : nature and technology in American culture / Eric Erbacher, Nicole Maruo-Schröder, Florian Sedlmeier (eds.)

Subject:
Marx, Leo 1919- Machine in the garden  Search this
Physical description:
246 pages : some illustrations ; 22 cm
Type:
Congresses
Place:
United States
Date:
2014
Topic:
Nature--Social aspects  Search this
Technology--Social aspects  Search this
Civilization  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1042623

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