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American technological sublime

David E. Nye

American technological sublime

by David E. Nye

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Published by MIT Press in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.,
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Technology -- Social aspects -- United States,
    • Technology -- United States -- History -- 19th century,
    • Technology -- United States -- History -- 20th century,
    • Sublime, The

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [343]-354) and index.

      StatementDavid E. Nye.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsT14.5 .N93 1994
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxx, 362 p. :
      Number of Pages362
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1094792M
      ISBN 10026214056X
      LC Control Number94019273

      Home SIGs SIGCAS ACM SIGCAS Computers and Society Vol. 26, No. 1 Book Review: American Technological Sublime by David E. Nye. article. Free Access. Book Review: American Technological Sublime by David E. Nye. Share on. Author: Joe Podolsky. View Profile. Authors Info & Affiliations ;Author: PodolskyJoe. American Technological Sublime. Potential readers who are perplexed by a book title made of three adjectives may find "French flamboyant gothic" a useful parallel construction; other readers will already be familiar with the sublime as a concern of Edmund Burke and with the subsequent subdivision of the sublime by Immanuel Kant into the mathematical and dynamical.

      As David Nye has documented in great detail in his book American Technological Sublime (MIT Press, ), during the twentieth century, the American experience of the natural sublime was gradually complemented and even surpassed by the technological sublime: the sublimity of the factory, the skyscraper, the metropolis, automobility, aviation. Although they entered the world as pure science fiction, robots are now very much a fact of everyday life. Whether a space-age cyborg, a chess-playing automaton, or simply the smartphone in our pocket, robots have long been a symbol of the fraught and fearful relationship between ourselves and our creations. Though we tend to think of them as products of twentieth-century technology—the word.

      American Technological Sublime continues the exploration of the social construction of technology that David Nye began in his award-winning book Electrifying America. Here Nye examines the continuing appeal of the "technological sublime" (a term coined by Perry Miller) as a key to the nation's history, using as examples the natural sites, architectural forms, and technological achievements /5. David E. Nye is Senior Research Fellow at the Charles Babbage Institute and the History of Science and Technology program at the University of Minnesota and Professor Emeritus of American Studies at the University of Southern Denmark. His other books published by the MIT Press include Electrifying America and American Technological Sublime. He.


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