Presents a study of the history of technology in America, exploring the evolution and influence of such technological marvels as the telegraph, typewriter, radio, train, plane, fax, and Internet on American culture.[This, of course, was a manual transmission operated with a foot clutch; no one had even dreamed of an automatic transmission.] ... a non- vibrating coil, an odometer [speedometer] and a glass tube through which one could view the circulation of the oil. ... Then, opening the front lenses of the large lamps, she aquot; struck a match and applied the flame to the escape orifice. ... The Model T Ford, produced from 1908 to 1927, was a mechanical leap over the first autos, Fords included, but wasanbsp;...
|Publisher||:||Clarkson Potter - 2002-01-01|