Networks of Power: Electrification in Western Society, 1880-1930 (Paperback)
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Networks of Power: Electrification in Western Society, 1880-1930 (Paperback)

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Paperback 488 Pages / Published: 01/03/1993
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Awarded the Dexter Prize by the Society for the History of Technology, this book offers a comparative history of the evolution of modern electric power systems. It described large-scale technological change and demonstrates that technology cannot be understood unless placed in a cultural context.

Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press
ISBN: 9780801846144
Number of pages: 488
Weight: 1021 g
Dimensions: 254 x 216 x 35 mm


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An exciting, major contribution to the field of history, for it establishes very convincingly that the growth of... power networks is as intrinsic to and characteristic of modern society as the growth of manorialism was to medieval society. * American Historical Review *
How the West was wired. * Times Literary Supplement *

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