Books: Man v. Machine

MEN AND MACHINES—Stuart Chase— Macmillan— ($ 2.50).

Many an arm-chair philosopher considers modern man a slave of the machine. Not among them is Author Chase.

After briefly dissecting the anatomy of the machine, relating Egyptian, Greek, Roman and early European origins of the machine, and continuing mechanical history from James Watt, steam engine "inventor," to Mr. Televox, Westinghouse machine man, Author Chase gets down to his business.

This business involves facts and figures embracing what the machine does to men. At the end Author Chase balances the machine's...

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