Awarded the Dexter Prize of the Society for the History of Technology. "A thoroughgoing study of the engineering profession, emphasizing,and rightly so, its accommodation to business institutions. It is a book that is suggestive, challenging, and instructive."-- Technology and Culture. "First-rate."-- American Historical Review.Layton, Edwin T., Jr. is the author of 'Revolt of the Engineers: Social Responsibility and the American Engineering Profession', published 1986 under ISBN 9780801832871 and ISBN 080183287X.