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The mantra of efficiency : from waterwheel to social control, Jennifer Karns Alexander

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The mantra of efficiency : from waterwheel to social control
Title
The mantra of efficiency
Title remainder
from waterwheel to social control
Statement of responsibility
Jennifer Karns Alexander
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1963-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Alexander, Jennifer Karns
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HC79.T4
LC item number
A443 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Technological innovations
  • Industrial efficiency
  • Science and industry
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The mantra of efficiency : from waterwheel to social control, Jennifer Karns Alexander
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Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [171]-199) and index
Contents
Introduction: The varieties of efficiency -- Static and dynamic efficiency: the waterwheels of Smeaton and the Franklin Institute -- The effects of control: Gérard-Joseph Christian and perfected machines -- Economy of nature: Darwin, Marshall, and the costs of efficiency -- Balance and transformation: technical and popular efficiency in the Progressive Era United States -- An island of mechanical predictability: efficient worker seating in late Weimar Germany -- Pride in efficiency: the dispute over Time on the cross -- Global efficiency: an enduring industrial value in a postindustrial world -- Conclusion: The future of efficiency -- Notes -- Bibliographic essay -- Index
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xvii, 233 p.
Isbn
9780801886935
Isbn Type
(hbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2007018866
Other physical details
ill.
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  • 3797435-01okla_normanlaw
  • (SIRSI)3797435
  • (Sirsi) o124164348
  • (OCoLC)124164348
Label
The mantra of efficiency : from waterwheel to social control, Jennifer Karns Alexander
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [171]-199) and index
Contents
Introduction: The varieties of efficiency -- Static and dynamic efficiency: the waterwheels of Smeaton and the Franklin Institute -- The effects of control: Gérard-Joseph Christian and perfected machines -- Economy of nature: Darwin, Marshall, and the costs of efficiency -- Balance and transformation: technical and popular efficiency in the Progressive Era United States -- An island of mechanical predictability: efficient worker seating in late Weimar Germany -- Pride in efficiency: the dispute over Time on the cross -- Global efficiency: an enduring industrial value in a postindustrial world -- Conclusion: The future of efficiency -- Notes -- Bibliographic essay -- Index
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xvii, 233 p.
Isbn
9780801886935
Isbn Type
(hbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2007018866
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • 3797435-01okla_normanlaw
  • (SIRSI)3797435
  • (Sirsi) o124164348
  • (OCoLC)124164348

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