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- DescriptionSurveying more than two millennia, The Engineer in History presents the story of the designers and builders of aqueducts, cathedrals, clocks, machine tools, bridges, railroads, and airplanes. It examines their social origins, educations, working methods, relationships with employers, influences on management theory and practices, and many other topics. Throughout, the narrative focuses on particular engineers whose working lives exemplify the themes presented.
- Author BiographyThe Authors: John Rae was Professor of History at Harvey Mudd College at the Claremont Colleges. The recipient of the Society for the History of Technology's highest honor, the Leonardo da Vinci Medal, his publications include The American Automobile; The Road and Car in American Life; American Automobile Manufacturers; Climb to Greatness; and The American Automobile Industry. Rudi Volti is Professor of Sociology at Pitzer College in Claremont, California, and a member of the Science, Technology, and Society faculty of the Claremont Colleges. His publications include Technology, Politics, and Society in China; Society and Technological Change; and The Facts on File Encyclopedia of Science, Technology, and Society, as well as numerous articles on the social dimensions of technology and technological change.
- Author(s)John Rae,Rudi R. Volti
- PublisherPeter Lang Publishing Inc
- Date of Publication01/08/2001
- SubjectHistory: World & General
- Series TitleWorcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI Studies) Studies in Science, Technology and Culture
- Series Part/Volume Number14
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintPeter Lang Publishing Inc
- Content Noteill.
- Weight370 g
- Width160 mm
- Height230 mm
- Spine25 mm
- Edition Statement3rd Revised edition
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