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The Resource Astride two worlds : technology and the American Civil War, edited by Barton C. Hacker

Astride two worlds : technology and the American Civil War, edited by Barton C. Hacker

Label
Astride two worlds : technology and the American Civil War
Title
Astride two worlds
Title remainder
technology and the American Civil War
Statement of responsibility
edited by Barton C. Hacker
Contributor
Author
Editor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Related
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
973.7
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
E468.9
LC item number
.A88 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1935-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Hacker, Barton C.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • American Civil War (1861-1865)
  • Technology
  • Technology
  • United States
  • United States
Label
Astride two worlds : technology and the American Civil War, edited by Barton C. Hacker
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"A Smithsonian contribution to knowledge."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
How technology shaped the conduct of war / Barton C. Hacker -- Part I. Technological realities -- Yankee armorers and the Union war machine / Merritt Roe Smith -- Heavy artillery transformed / Steven A. Walton -- Information flows and field armies / Seymour E. Goodman -- Veterinary care in the Union Cavalry / David J. Gerleman -- Part II. Technological dreams -- Confederate spar-torpedo boats / Jorit Wintjes -- Armor, manhood, and the politics of mortality / Sarah Jones Weicksel -- "Quaker gun" versus observation balloon / John A. Macaulay -- Dreams of aerial navigation / Tom D. Crouch
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
vi, 262 pages
Isbn
9781935623915
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2015048163
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)919481711
  • 2288109
  • (OCoLC)919481711
  • (OCoLC)ocn919481711
  • 2288109
Label
Astride two worlds : technology and the American Civil War, edited by Barton C. Hacker
Publication
Note
"A Smithsonian contribution to knowledge."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
How technology shaped the conduct of war / Barton C. Hacker -- Part I. Technological realities -- Yankee armorers and the Union war machine / Merritt Roe Smith -- Heavy artillery transformed / Steven A. Walton -- Information flows and field armies / Seymour E. Goodman -- Veterinary care in the Union Cavalry / David J. Gerleman -- Part II. Technological dreams -- Confederate spar-torpedo boats / Jorit Wintjes -- Armor, manhood, and the politics of mortality / Sarah Jones Weicksel -- "Quaker gun" versus observation balloon / John A. Macaulay -- Dreams of aerial navigation / Tom D. Crouch
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
vi, 262 pages
Isbn
9781935623915
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2015048163
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)919481711
  • 2288109
  • (OCoLC)919481711
  • (OCoLC)ocn919481711
  • 2288109

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