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FF-10326-74

University of California, Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA 90095-9000)
John Burke (Project Director: 01/01/1974 to present)

Technology, Society, and Values in 20th Century America

To study in depth five major technological innovations in the 20th century, in the context of the political and economic institutions of the U.S., the values of society, and individual and national goals. Lectures will be presented with approaches to and problems in the historiography of technology, to include theories of technological determinism, the interaction of science and technology, the relationship between innovations and societal values, and the agencies responsible for technological change.

Project fields:
History and Philosophy of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Program:
Special Fellowships Programs

Division:
Fellowships and Seminars

Total amounts:
$36,379 (approved)
$36,379 (awarded)

Grant period:
1/1/1974 – 9/30/1974