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  Volume 47, Number 1, January 2006

Table of Contents

From: Technology and Culture

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In This Issue

pp. ix-x
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Articles

Constructing "Computer-Compatible" Stenographers: The Transition to Real-time Transcription in Courtroom Reporting

pp. 1-26
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"Bleaching the Ethiopians": Desegregating Race and Technology through Early X-ray Experiments

pp. 27-55
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Corporations, Universities, and Instrumental Communities: Commercializing Probe Microscopy, 1981-1996

pp. 56-80
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Research Note

Crossbows for the King, Part II: The Crossbow during the Reign of Edward I of England (1272-1307)

pp. 81-90
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On the Cover

The Machine in the Garden District

pp. 91-94
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Essays

Rusting of the Chemical Corridor

pp. 95-101
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Holding Louisiana

pp. 102-107
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Crescent City, Post-Apocalypse

pp. 108-111
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Cradle of a Revolution? The Industrial Transformation of Louisiana's Lower Mississippi River

pp. 112-119
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Organizational Notes

Awards

pp. 120-140
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The Minneapolis Meeting, 3-6 November 2005

pp. 141-155
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Classics Revisited

Where the Buffalo Roam

pp. 156-163
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Essay Reviews

Swimming to Obsolescence

pp. 164-169
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"Manned" Spaceflight for Women?

pp. 170-174
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Joseph Needham's Problematic Legacy

pp. 175-178
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Book Reviews

The Field and the Forge: Population, Production, and Power in the Pre-industrial West (review)

pp. 179-180
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Soldiers and Ghosts: A History of Battle in Classical Antiquity (review)

pp. 181-182
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Beer in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance (review)

pp. 182-184
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Leonardo (review)

pp. 184-186
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Picturing Machines, 1400-1700 (review)

pp. 186-188
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Power, Knowledge, and Expertise in Elizabethan England (review)

pp. 188-190
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Maize and Grace: Africa's Encounter with a New World Crop, 1500-2000 (review)

pp. 190-191
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Publishing, Culture, and Power in Early Modern China (review)

pp. 192-193
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The European Linen Industry in Historical Perspective (review)

pp. 193-195
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Writings of the Luddites (review)

pp. 195-196
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Jacquard's Web: How a Hand-Loom Led to the Birth of the Information Age (review)

pp. 197-198
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La formation des ingenieurs en perspective: Modeles de reference et reseaus de mediation, XVIIIe-XXe siecles (review)

pp. 198-200
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La Revolution sardiniere: Pecheurs et conserveurs en Bretagne sud au XIXe siecle (review)

pp. 200-201
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William J. Spillman and the Birth of Agricultural Economics (review)

pp. 201-203
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Picturing Poverty: Print Culture and FSA Photographs (review)

pp. 203-205
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From Prairie Farmer to Entrepreneur: The Transformation of Midwestern Agriculture (review)

pp. 205-206
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Tapping the Pines: The Naval Stores Industry in the American South (review)

pp. 206-208
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Knock on Wood: Nature as Commodity in Douglas Fir Country (review)

pp. 208-209
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City Building on the Eastern Frontier: Sorting the New Nineteenth-Century City (review)

pp. 210-211
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Capital's Utopia: Vandergrift, Pennsylvania, 1855-1916 (review)

pp. 211-213
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Carriages and Clocks, Corsets and Locks: The Rise and Fall of an Industrial City--New Haven, Connecticut (review)

pp. 213-215
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Making Steel: Sparrows Point and the Rise and Ruin of American Industrial Might (review)

pp. 215-217
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"Follow the Flag": A History of the Wabash Railroad Company (review)

pp. 217-218
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Home on the Rails: Women, the Railroad, and the Rise of Public Domesticity (review)

pp. 218-219
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The Railroad and the State: War, Politics, and Technology in Nineteenth-Century America (review)

pp. 220-221
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The Inventive Spirit of African Americans: Patented Ingenuity (review)

pp. 221-222
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Political Waters: The Long, Dirty, Contentious, Incredibly Expensive but Eventually Triumphant History of Boston Harbor--A Unique Environmental Success Story (review)

pp. 223-224
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Designing America's Waste Landscapes (review)

pp. 224-226
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Shouldering Risks: The Culture of Control in the Nuclear Power Industry (review)

pp. 226-227
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Establishing Research Corporation: A Case Study of Patents, Philanthropy, and Organized Research in Early Twentieth-Century America (review)

pp. 227-229
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Knowledge and Competitive Advantage: The Coevolution of Firms, Technology, and National Institutions (review)

pp. 229-231
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Pharmacopolitics: Drug Regulation in the United States and Germany (review)

pp. 231-232
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Walther von Dyck (1856-1934): Mathematik, Technik und Wissenschaftsorganisation an der TH Munchen (review)

pp. 233-234
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The Authority of Everyday Objects: A Cultural History of West German Industrial Design (review)

pp. 234-236
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Mobilisierung der Frauen: Technik, Geschlecht und Kalter Krieg in der DDR (review)

pp. 237-238
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Oceanographers and the Cold War: Disciples of Marine Science (review)

pp. 239-240
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Inventing Flight: The Wright Brothers and Their Predecessors (review)

pp. 241-242
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Fast Tanks and Heavy Bombers: Innovation and the U.S. Army, 1917-1945 (review)

pp. 242-244
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The First Space Race: Launching the World's First Satellites (review)

pp. 244-246
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The Technological Fix: How People Use Technology to Create and Solve Problems (review)

pp. 246-248
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Comment

Certainties of Very Low Probability

pp. 249-252
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