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Inventing Accuracy : A Historical Sociology of Nuclear Missile Guidance
by Donald MacKenzie and Wiebe E. Bijker and W. Bernard Carlson


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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.  Read more...


 
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Overview

"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.



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  • ISBN-13: 9780262631471
  • ISBN-10: 0262631474
  • Publisher: Mit Press
  • Publish Date: January 1993
  • Page Count: 480
  • Reading Level: Ages 18-UP
  • Dimensions: 8.91 x 5.99 x 1.05 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.68 pounds

Series: Inside Technology (Paperback)

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Books > Political Science > Security (National & International)
Books > Technology & Engineering > Military Science
Books > History > Military - Nuclear Warfare

 
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