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The Resource Made in the USA : the rise and retreat of American manufacturing, Vaclav Smil

Made in the USA : the rise and retreat of American manufacturing, Vaclav Smil

Label
Made in the USA : the rise and retreat of American manufacturing
Title
Made in the USA
Title remainder
the rise and retreat of American manufacturing
Statement of responsibility
Vaclav Smil
Title variation
  • Made in the U.S.A
  • Made in the United States of America
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Smil, Vaclav
Dewey number
338.4/7670973
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HD9725
LC item number
.S57 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Manufacturing industries
  • Industrial policy
  • Commerce
  • Industrial policy
  • Manufacturing industries
  • United States
  • United States
Label
Made in the USA : the rise and retreat of American manufacturing, Vaclav Smil
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [225]-251) and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Why manufacturing matters. Manufactured societies ; Manufacturing and service economies -- The ascent, 1865-1940. Creating the modern world, 1865-1899 ; American steel ; The Edisonian electric system ; Manufacturing for the Information Age ; The decades of consolidation, 1900-1940 ; Electrification of industries and households ; Modern industrial production : mass and efficiency ; Manufacturing during the Great Depression -- Dominance, 1941-1973. World War II and its immediate aftermath, 1941-1947 ; Mobilizing for war ; Old and new weapons ; The beginnings of the computer era ; A quarter century of superiority, 1948-1973 ; The first mass consumption society ; Automation, computers, and microchips ; Manufacturing strengths and problems -- The retreat, 1974- . Signs of weakness, 1974-1990 ; Energy in manufacturing ; Problems in the auto industry ; Electronic triumphs and defeats ; Multiple failures, 1991-2012 ; Sectoral losses and capitulations ; The myth of high-tech dominance ; "Made in China" and the Walmart Nation -- The past and the future. Successes and challenges ; The achievements of American manufacturing ; Failures and problems ; Global competition : never a level playing field ; Should anything be done? ; Calls for change ; Exporting goods ; Encountering limits -- Chances of success
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiii, 263 pages
Isbn
9780262019385
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2012051393
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • ocn827115497
  • (OCoLC)827115497
Label
Made in the USA : the rise and retreat of American manufacturing, Vaclav Smil
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [225]-251) and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Why manufacturing matters. Manufactured societies ; Manufacturing and service economies -- The ascent, 1865-1940. Creating the modern world, 1865-1899 ; American steel ; The Edisonian electric system ; Manufacturing for the Information Age ; The decades of consolidation, 1900-1940 ; Electrification of industries and households ; Modern industrial production : mass and efficiency ; Manufacturing during the Great Depression -- Dominance, 1941-1973. World War II and its immediate aftermath, 1941-1947 ; Mobilizing for war ; Old and new weapons ; The beginnings of the computer era ; A quarter century of superiority, 1948-1973 ; The first mass consumption society ; Automation, computers, and microchips ; Manufacturing strengths and problems -- The retreat, 1974- . Signs of weakness, 1974-1990 ; Energy in manufacturing ; Problems in the auto industry ; Electronic triumphs and defeats ; Multiple failures, 1991-2012 ; Sectoral losses and capitulations ; The myth of high-tech dominance ; "Made in China" and the Walmart Nation -- The past and the future. Successes and challenges ; The achievements of American manufacturing ; Failures and problems ; Global competition : never a level playing field ; Should anything be done? ; Calls for change ; Exporting goods ; Encountering limits -- Chances of success
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiii, 263 pages
Isbn
9780262019385
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2012051393
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • ocn827115497
  • (OCoLC)827115497

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