Inventing Accuracy: A Historical Sociology of Nuclear Missile Guidance - Inside Technology (Paperback)Donald MacKenzie (author)
Paperback 480 Pages / Published: 29/01/1993
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"Mackenzie has achieved a masterful synthesis of engrossing narrative, imaginative concepts, historical perspective, and social concern." 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.
Publisher: MIT Press Ltd
Number of pages: 480
Weight: 658 g
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 22 mm
This is a great piece of sociology and a great book.... gripping, superbly researched, fair, sympathetic, and ultimately, hopeful. -Steven Shapin, American Journal of Sociology
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