STS.026 History of Manufacturing in America


Class Info

Introductory survey of fundamental innovations and transitions in American manufacturing from the colonial period to the mid-twentieth century. Primary emphasis on textiles and metalworking, with particular attention to the role of the machine tool industry in the American manufacturing economy. Students taking graduate version are expected to explore the material in greater depth.

This class has no prerequisites.

STS.026 will be offered this semester (Fall 2017). It is instructed by M. R. Smith.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This class counts as a HASS H.

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