American technological sublime / David E. Nye

Author(s): Nye, David E., 1946-
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Technology--Social aspects--United States
Technology--United States--History--19th century
Technology--United States--History--20th century
Formats: Electronic Resource, Remote
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, c1994
LC Classification: T
Table of Contents: Acknowledgements
Introduction
1. The Sublime 1
2. The American Sublime 17
3. The Railroad: The Dynamic Sublime 45
4. Bridges and Skyscrapers: The Geometrical Sublime 77
5. The Factory: From the Pastoral Mill to the Industrial Sublime 109
6. The Electrical Sublime: The Double of Technology 143
7. The Electric Cityscape: The Unintended Sublime 173
8. Synthesis: The 1939 New York World's Fair 199
9. Atomic Bomb and Apollo XI: New Forms of the Dynamic Sublime 225
10. Rededicating the Statue of Liberty 257
11. The Consumer's Sublime 281
Notes 297
Bibliography 343
Index 355
Alternate Titles: Issued in other form: Original (DLC) 94019273 (OCoLC)ye, Davi
Additional Authors: NetLibrary, Inc
Notes: Invalid LCCN: 94019273
ISBN: 0585344779 (electronic bk.) :$55.00
ISBN: 026214056X :
Includes bibliographical references (p. [343]-354) and index
Reproduction notes: Electronic reproduction. Boulder, Colo. : NetLibrary, 2001. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to NetLibrary affiliated libraries
Physical Description: xx, 362 p. : ill., map ; 24 cm
OCLC Number: 47009413
ISBN/ISSN: 0585344779
026214056X

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