Merritt Roe Smith
Smith graduated from Georgetown University, and Pennsylvania State University with a Ph.D. His research focuses on the history of technological innovation and social change. He is currently writing a monograph on technology and the American Civil War. Smith is a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and he is past president of the Society for the History of Technology.
- Nominated for the 1977 Pulitzer Prize in History.
- Leonardo da Vinci Medal, from Society for the History of Technology in 1994.
- 1977 Frederick Jackson Turner Award.
- "Technology, Industrialization, and the Idea of Progress in America"
- "Industry, Technology, and the 'Labor Question' in 19th-Century America"
- Harpers Ferry Armory and the New Technology. Cornell University Press. 1977. ISBN 978-0-8014-9181-8. (reprint 1980)
- Merritt Roe Smith, ed. (1985). Military Enterprise and Technological Change. MIT Press. ISBN 978-0-262-19239-2.
- Merritt Roe Smith, Leo Marx, eds. (1994). Does Technology Drive History?. MIT Press. ISBN 978-0-262-69167-3.
- Major Problems in the History of American Technology (1998), co-edited with Gregory Clancey
- Pauline Maier, Merritt Roe Smith, Alexander Keyssar (2003). Inventing America. W. W. Norton & Company. ISBN 978-0-393-16814-3. (reprint 2006)
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