Chapter 26. Science and Technology

  1. Stephen J. Whitfield
  1. Carroll Pursell

Published Online: 10 DEC 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470998533.ch26

A Companion to 20th-Century America

A Companion to 20th-Century America

How to Cite

Pursell, C. (2004) Science and Technology, in A Companion to 20th-Century America (ed S. J. Whitfield), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Malden, MA, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470998533.ch26

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 10 DEC 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780631211006

Online ISBN: 9780470998533

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Keywords:

  • american culture;
  • science and technology;
  • geology;
  • scientific' methods;
  • fertilizers

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Estates of Science

  • Industrial Research and Changing Technologies

  • Government Science and Technology Projects

  • The Military-Industrial Complex

  • The Book of Life

  • Why America?