Synopses & Reviews
BROOKE HINDLE was the director of the National Museum of American History from 1974 to 1978. He is best known for his pioneering research into the role of technology and objects in the social history of the United States. STEPHEN LUBAR is the director of Brown University's public humanities program. He was formerly Chair of the division of the history of technology at the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History.