Technology as Cultural Language

  • Michael Hankins Kansas State University
Keywords Mexican railroads, Porfirio Díaz, technology in Mexico
Keywords Mexican railroads, Porfirio Díaz, technology in Mexico

Abstract

Review of Matthews, Michael. The Civilizing Machine: A Cultural History of Mexican Railroads, 1876-1910. Lincoln, NE: University of Nebraska Press, 2013.

 

Author Biography

Michael Hankins, Kansas State University

Michael Hankins is currently a doctoral candidate in history at Kansas State University where he focused his research on the transformative processes regarding the use of airpower. He is currently examining the changes in doctrine, technology, and institutional culture within the USAF in the post-Vietnam period.

Published
2015-10-01
Section
Reviews: Culture, Politics and History in Mexico