HUEN-2130 (3) History of Modern Technology from 1750 to the Atomic Bomb

Surveys the great innovations from the Steam Age to the Atomic Age. Includes transportation, modern construction, communications, and internal combustion. Supplements textbook accounts with technical drawings, patents, etc., and with selections by Edison, Carnegie, Tesla, Bell, etc. Studies the sociological impact of social change via contemporary sources in literature, philosophy, painting and film. Restricted to CEAS students.