Technology and Society: The Influence of Machines in the United States

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Chapter I. NATIONAL POLICY AND TECHNOLOGY. By William F. Ogburn3
PART I. THE TECHNOLOGIC BASE
Chapter II. MANUFACTURE 33
Chapter III. TRANSPORTATION AND COMMUNICATION 54
Chapter IV. AGRICULTURE 74
Chapter V. CONSTRUCTION 94
Chapter VI. SCIENCE IN THE PROFESSIONS 116
PART II. ECONOMIC EFFECTS
Chapter VII. THE INDUSTRIALIST 139
Chapter VIII. LABOR 166
Chapter IX. THE FARMER 189
Chapter X. ECONOMIC MOTIVES FOR RESISTANCE 210
Chapter XI. MACHINES AND THE WORKER: A CASE STUDY OF THE CIGAR INDUSTRY 224
PART III. SOCIAL EFFECTS
Chapter XII. THE DEVELOPMENT OF URBAN COMMUNITIES AND SOCIAL DISORGANIZATION 243
Chapter Xlll. THE FAMILY 267
Chapter XIV. THE COMFORTS OF LIFE 284
Chapter XV. PUBLIC RESISTANCE 307
Chapter XVI. TECHNOLOGY AND HUMAN WELFARE: A CASE STUDY OF THE DOCTOR AND THE HOSPITAL 319

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