Dynamic America: A History of General Dynamics Corporation and Its Predecessor Companies

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General Dynamics, 1960 - Technology - 426 pages
Springing from a widely varied group of small, pioneer enterprises, firmly rooted in the principles of traditional American enterprise, General Dynamics at present comprises eight American divisions and a Canadian subsidiary which in their variety touch at many points the life of both hemispheres. The history of General Dynamics thus becomes the history of a period, a people, and a place. More broadly still, its history spans the Industrial Revolution at full tide, and finds its meaning and its impetus in the parallel advance of science and invention over the last hundred years. In sum, General Dynamics is the product not only of its own particular history but of the scientific, poltical and industrial history of the United States. Indeed, the Corporation's growth could be said to exemplify the joint growth and dominance of science and industry in the Western world. This is the theme of Dynamic America. - Introduction.

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The Industrial Revolution
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A Pioneer Electric Company
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The Electric Boat Company
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