Inventing Accuracy: A Historical Sociology of Nuclear Missile Guidance
Donald MacKenzie follows one line of technology - strategic ballistic missile guidance through a succession of weapons systems to reveal the workings of a world that is neither awesome nor unstoppable. He uncovers the parameters, the pressures, and the politics that make up the complex social construction of an equally complex technology.Donald MacKenzie is Reader in Sociology at the University of Edinburgh.
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This is an exhaustive account of the development of nuclear missile guidance technology in the US and the USSR. It is mostly dry, and (unless this is your area of interest) exceedingly detailed ... Read full review
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