DETLEV W. BRONK
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Humanity has entered a new era. As we speak of the Bronze Age or the Iron Age, we must today speak of the Machine Age. André Siegfried, the distinguished French political philosopher, has recently reminded us that Europeans are disposed to call it also the American Age. For, if it was in Europe that the principles of modern large-scale production were conceived, it was in the United States that they were first put into practice completely and whole-heartedly. This places heavy requirements of leadership on the American people for shaping the human consequences of this new era; it makes unique
BRONK DW. PHYSICIANS OF THE MACHINE AGE1. Ann Intern Med. ;26:489–495. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-26-4-489
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1947;26(4):489-495.
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