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Technology as Freedom: The New Deal and the Electrical Modernization of the American Home Hardcover – January 16, 1997

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"Technology as Freedom successfully bridges the gaps between business history, political history, social history, and the history of technology and helps restore the central place of state action in the mid-century transformations of American life."—Bruce Schulman, Boston University

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"Technology as Freedom successfully bridges the gaps between business history, political history, social history, and the history of technology and helps restore the central place of state action in the mid-century transformations of American life." (Bruce Schulman, Boston University)
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Product Details

  • Hardcover: 367 pages
  • Publisher: University of California Press (January 16, 1997)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0520204212
  • ISBN-13: 978-0520204218
  • Product Dimensions: 9.3 x 6.3 x 1.2 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 3.2 pounds
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #741,081 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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2 of 10 people found the following review helpful By A Customer on September 17, 2000
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Tobey is brilliant! His analysis of New Deal policy and its impact upon electrical modernization is astounding and obtuse. While his prose is didactic, his ideas are stellar! He cooks too. A must read for any historian of science or his loyal spouse.
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