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Civil War High Tech: Excavating the Hunley and Monitor

04/25/2003 1:00 Killian Hall 14W-111
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

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