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  • • I. The 20th Century and Works Covering More Than One of Divisions II–V

  • • II. Prehistory, Antiquity, and Traditional Societies

  • • III. The Middle Ages

  • • IV. From the Renaissance through the 17th Century

  • • V. The 18th and 19th Centuries

I. The 20th Century and Works Covering More Than One of Divisions II–V

1. General and Collected Works

1 Abelshauser, Werner, ed. Umweltgeschichte. Umweltverträgliches Wirtschaften in historischer Perspektive. Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 1994. Geschichte und Gesellschaft, Sonderheft; 15. 221 pages; illustrations. Collection of essays reviewed by Ulrich Wengenroth in Technikgeschichte 63, no. 2 (1996): 188.

2 Adas, Michael. “A Field Matures: Technology, Science, and Western Colonialism,” Technology and Culture 38 (April 1997): 478–87. Review essay focusing on Deepak Kumar, Science and the Raj, 1857–1905 (New Delhi: Oxford Univ. Press, 1995) and Roy MacLeod and Deepat Kumar, eds., Technology and the Raj: Western Technology and Technical Transfers to India, 1700–1947 (New Delhi and Thousand Oaks, Calif.: Sage, 1995).

3 Adas, Michael. Technology and European Overseas Enterprise: Diffusion, Adaptation, and Adoption. Aldershot, England, and Brookfield, Vt.: Variorum, 1996. An Expanding World: The European Impact on World History, 1450–1800; 7. xxvi, 433 pages; illustrations. Anthology of previously published excerpts from books and articles. Reviewed by Daniel B. Headrick in Technology and Culture 39 (April 1998): 352–54.

4 Advisory Committee on Human Radiation Experiments. Final Report of the Advisory Committee on Human Radiation Experiments. Introduction by William J. Clinton. New York: Oxford Univ. Press, 1996. xxxii, 620 pages; bibliography. Complete text of report on experiments carried out since the 1940s, with new index and discussion notes.

5 Allen, Michael. “The Puzzle of Nazi Modernism: Modern Technology and Ideological Consensus in an SS Factory at Auschwitz,” Technology and Culture 37 (July 1996): 527– 71. Focuses on the Golleschauer Portland Cement Factory, established by the SS near the Auschwitz concentration camp.

6 Arnoldi, Mary Jo; Christraud M. Geary; and Kris L. Hardin, eds. African Material Culture. Bloomington: Indiana Univ. Press, 1996. xii, 369 pages; illustrations; maps. Reviewed by Colleen Kriger in Technology and Culture 39 (Jan. 1998): 142–44.

7 Augustine, Dolores L. “Zwischen Privilegierung und Entmachtung: Ingenieure in der Ulbricht-Ära.” Pp. 173–92 in Naturwissenschaft und Technik in der DDR, Dieter Hoffmann and Kristie Macrakis, eds. Berlin: Akademie Verlag, 1997.

8 Bardini, Thierry. “Réseaux et changement socio-technique: De l’inscription à l’affordance,” Réseaux 76 (1996): 63–93.

9 Barfield, Claude E., ed. Science for the Twenty-First Century: The Bush Report Revisited. Washington, D.C.: AEI Press, 1997. 104 pages. Contents include: “Introduction and Overview,” by Claude E. Barfield; “The Bush Report after Fifty Years—Blueprint or Relic?” by David C. Mowery; “Why the Bush Report Has Hindered an Effective Civilian Technology Policy,” by Richard R. Nelson; “Science: The Endless Frontier a Half-Century Later,” by Murray Weidenbaum; “National Science Policy and Multinational Enterprise,” by Raymond Vernon; and “R&D and Economic Growth,” by William A. Niskanen. Collection of essays exploring the implications of Vannevar Bush’s Science: The Endless Frontier, first published in 1945.

10 Bellars, Richard West. Preserving Nature in the National Parks: A History. New Haven: Yale Univ. Press, 1997. xiv, 380, [16] pages; illustrations. From the founding of Yellowstone National Park in 1872 to the present.

11 Bernstein, Peter L. Against the Odds: The Remarkable Story of Risk. New York: John Wiley, 1996. xi, 384 pages; illustrations. History of the role of risk in decision-making and of risk management from the Middle Ages to the present.

12 Braun, Christoph-Friedrich von. The Innovation War: Industrial R&D, the Arms Race of the 90s. Upper Saddle River: Prentice Hall, 1997. Prentice Hall International Series in Industrial and Systems Engineering. xviii, 286 pages; tables; bibliography. Trans. of Der Innovationskrieg.

13 Braun, Hans-Joachim. “Einleitung: Technik im Systemvergleich: Die Entwicklung in der Bundesrepublik und der DDR,” Technikgeschichte 63, no. 4 (1996): 279–83. (Introduction to “Technology in different systems: A comparison between the Federal Republic of Germany and the German Democratic Republic.) Introduction to a special theme issue of Technikgeschichte.

14 Brüggemeier, Franz Josef, and Michael Toyka-Seid, eds. Industrie-Natur. Lesebuch zur Geschichte der Umwelt im 19. Jahrhundert. Frankfurt am Main...