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Hughes, Thomas Parke

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    • Hughes, Thomas P. (Thomas Parke)
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        • Organization: (naf) University of Pennsylvania
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        • Organization: (naf) Massachusetts Institute of Technology
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        • Organization: (naf) Kungl. Tekniska högskolan
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        • Organization: (naf) Stanford University
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        • Organization: (naf) University of Virginia
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        • Organization: (naf) Society for the History of Technology
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        Richmond, Va.
    • Death Place

        Charlottesville, Va.
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        Philadelphia, Pa.
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        Cambridge, Mass.
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    • found: His Industry through the Crystal Palace, 1954.
    • found: His Networks of power, c1983:CIP t.p. (Thomas P. Hughes)
    • found: Who's who in America, 2001 ed.:p. 2500 (Hughes, Thomas Parke; b. Sept. 13, 1923 at Richmond, Va.; prof. of history & sociology of science, U. of Penna., 1973-94)
    • found: Guide, via WWW, 18 July 2013(Thomas Parke Hughes; Professor Emeritus of the History and Sociology of Science at the University of Pennsylvania; visiting Professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, The Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm, and Stanford University; recognized author and lecturer on the history of modern technology, science and culture)
    • found: Wikipedia, 18 July 2013(Thomas Parke Hughes (born 1923) is an American Historian of Technology; Ph. D. from the University of Virginia)
    • found: Who's who in America, 2003 ed.:p. 2489 (Hughes, Thomas Parke; born September 13, 1923 at Richmond, Va.; bachelor of mechanical engineering from University of Virginia, 1947; Ph.D. in history from University of Virginia, 1953; taught at Sweet Briar College, 1954-1956; Washington and Lee, 1956-1963; Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1963-1966; Southern Methodist University, 1969-1973; University of Pennsylvania, 1973-1994; prof. emeritus at Penn after 1994)
    • found: Thomas P. Hughes page, University of Pennsylvania Department of History and Sociology of Science, viewed via www, February 18, 2014; "Emeritus Professor Thomas Parke Hughes died on Monday, February 3, 2014, in Charlottesville, Virginia, after a long illness ... Hughes was one of the founders of the Society for the History of Technology, and a towering figure in the history of technology as a discipline.")
    • found: DeGH case files for his papers:(Although Hughes worked in a department titled "History and Sociology of Science," he did not practice either conventional sociology or history of science. As a founder and leading member of the Society for the History of Technology, he was instrumental in establishing the history of technology as an academic discipline completely distinct from the history of science and overturning the notion that technology is merely applied science.)
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    • 1980-06-12: new
    • 2014-02-26: revised
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