Made in the USA
The Rise and Retreat of American Manufacturing
|Publication Date:||Aug 2013|
| Publisher:||MIT Press|
| Book Format:||Hardback|
|List Price:||USD $29.95|
| Book Description: |
In Made in the USA, Vaclav Smil powerfully rebuts the notion that manufacturing is a relic of predigital history and that the loss of American manufacturing is a desirable evolutionary step toward a pure service economy. Smil argues that no advanced economy can prosper without a strong, innovative manufacturing sector and the jobs it creates.
Smil explains how manufacturing became a fundamental force behind America's economic, strategic, and social dominance. He...