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Inventing Accuracy : A Historical Sociology of Nuclear Missile Guidance
by Donald A. MacKenzie

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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.Donald MacKenzie is Reader in Sociology at the University of Edinburgh.  Read more...


 
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Overview

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.Donald MacKenzie is Reader in Sociology at the University of Edinburgh.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780262631471
  • ISBN-10: 0262631474
  • Publisher: Mit Press
  • Publish Date: January 1993
  • Page Count: 478
  • Reading Level: Ages 22-UP

Series: Inside Technology (Paperback)

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

 
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