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American Publishers of Indecent Books, 1840-1890
(Georgia Institute of Technology, 2005-11-28)
American publishers of indecent books from 1840 to 1890 were not outsiders to the printing trades. They should be seen instead as entrepreneurs whose technological practices and business strategies were largely representative ...
Going National while Staying Southern: Stock Car Racing in America, 1949 - 1979
(Georgia Institute of Technology, 2004-08-17)
During the second half of the 20th century the Stock Car Racing enjoyed substantial growth and development. General enthusiasm for fast cars built within American culture by racers, hot rodders, and automaker advertising ...
The computor and the analyst : computing and power, 1880s-1960s
(Georgia Institute of Technology, 2001-12)
The earnings of Asian computer scientists and engineers in the United States
(Georgia Institute of Technology, 2009-07-06)
While Asians are overrepresented in science and engineering, they receive limited scholarly attention in sociology of science. To fill the knowledge gap about this understudied group, this study examines the effects of ...
Right modern: technology, nation, and Britian's extreme right in the interwar period (1919-1940)
(Georgia Institute of Technology, 2009-04-06)
This study examines the extreme right wing political tendency in Great Britain during the interwar years and particularly its relationship to technological modernity. The far right has been much misunderstood and ...
Harnessing nature's timekeeper: a history of the piezoelectric quartz crystal technological community (1880-1959)
(Georgia Institute of Technology, 2009-03-05)
In 1880, French brothers Jacques and Pierre Curie discovered the phenomenon of piezoelectricity in naturally occurring quartz crystal, sometimes referred to as 'nature's timekeeper.' By 1959, tens of millions of devices ...
Facing Competition: The History of Indigo Experiments in Colonial India, 1897-1920
(Georgia Institute of Technology, 2004-08-20)
The purpose of this dissertation is to describe in detail the efforts made to protect natural indigo the blue dyestuff extracted from the leaves of the indigo plant (Indigofera tinctoria) - against the market competition ...
Learning and Corporate Strategy: The Dynamic Evolution of the North American Pulp and Paper Industry, 1860-1960
(Georgia Institute of Technology, 2004-04-28)
This study analyzes the long-term evolution of the North American pulp and paper industry, and offers a new synthesis of the dynamic forces that spearheaded the expansion and transformation of this large manufacturing ...
Technology, Southern style : case studies of high-tech firms in Atlanta, 1836-1984
(Georgia Institute of Technology, 2002-05)
To rend the city : class, race and space in urbanizing Atlanta, 1880 to 1922
(Georgia Institute of Technology, 2001-05)