Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2000.
viii, 262 pages : illustrations . ; 24 cm
T14.5 .L52 2000
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note
Mirrored by our machines God, the master craftsman Looking inside the inventive mind Common place Science marries into the family Industrial revolution Inventing America Taking flight Attitudes and technological change War and other ways to kill people Major landmarks Systems, design, and production Heroic materialism Who got there first Ever-present dangers Technology and literature Being there.