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AS3219 American Business and Technology:
From the Armory System to Microsoft
Semester 1 2000-2001
Dr. Ian Gordon
AS7/02-29
Ph. 874 4694

Lecture 1
Introduction to Course:
The Civil War, The Armory System, and
The Standardization of Production

Reading:
David A. Hounshell. From the American System to Mass Production, 1800-1932: The Development of Manufacturing Technology in the United States. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1984. Introduction. NUS Library Holdings

Additional:
Deubel, Robert. The Entrepreneurs, an American Adventure. Alexandria, VA: PBS Video, 1987. Videorecording. NUS Library Holdings
David A. Hounshell. From the American System to Mass Production, 1800-1932: The Development of Manufacturing Technology in the United States. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1984. Chapter One. NUS Library Holdings

Links will be added to the following after lectures:
Lecture Outline
Study Guide

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