Civil War High Tech: Excavating the Hunley and Monitor
Merritt Roe Smith, Leverett and William Cutten Professor of the History of Technology; ; Maria Jacobson, Hunley Project conservator ; ; David A. Mindell, PhD '96, Frances and David Dibner Associate Professor of the History of Engineering and Manufacturing; ; Brendan Foley, PhD '03
Description: In the last few years, archaeologists have recovered two of the Civil War's most ingenious inventions: the Union ironclad warship Monitor and the Confederate submarine Hunley. In this symposium panelists discuss the newest technology projects that have brought these inventions to light from the sea depths, and what they can teach about technology and the Civil War.
Host(s): School of Humanities, Arts & Social Sciences, Deep Water Archaeology Research Group
Tape #: T15767
It looks like no one has posted a comment yet. You can be the first!
You need to log in, in order to post comments.
More from MIT World — special events and lectures
Added over 4 years ago | 00:45:35 | 2926 views
Added over 4 years ago | 00:56:46 | 4376 views
Added over 4 years ago | 01:44:00 | 4881 views
Added over 4 years ago | 01:02:00 | 8117 views
Added over 4 years ago | 01:15:00 | 4602 views
Added over 4 years ago | 01:16:00 | 5729 views