STS.036 | Spring 2008 | Undergraduate

Technology and Nature in American History

Lecture Notes

2 A brief history of ecological change in North America in the eighteenth century (PDF)
4 Imposing an industrial order on the antebellum landscape (PDF)
5 “Devilish iron horse” and “Aeolian harp”: artistic responses to industrialization (PDF)
9 Conservation and the scientific management of nature (PDF)
12 Levittown and the building of the suburban family ideal (PDF)
13 How food became fast, or, industrial agriculture in the twentieth century (PDF)

Course Info

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Spring 2008
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Lecture Notes
Written Assignments with Examples