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  Volume 47, Number 2, April 2006

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From: Technology and Culture

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pp. ix-x | DOI: 10.1353/tech.2006.0128

A Tale of Two Bonanzas: How Knowledgeable Communities Think about Technology

pp. 253-285 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.2006.0115

Efficiency and Pathology: Mechanical Discipline and Efficient Worker Seating in Germany, 1929-1932

pp. 286-310 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.2006.0109

From Forest Conservation to Market Preservation: Invention and Diffusion of Wood-Preserving Technology, 1880-1939

pp. 311-340 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.2006.0108


Delta Blues

pp. 341-348 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.2006.0119

Searching for Sophocles on Bourbon Street

pp. 349-356 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.2006.0147

Artifacts of Disaster: Creating the Smithsonian's Katrina Collection

pp. 357-368 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.2006.0152

Conference Report

The International Association for the History of Transport, Traffic, and Mobility: Third Annual Conference, York, England, 6-9 October 2005

pp. 369-372 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.2006.0116

Classics Revisited

Coming to Terms with the Future He Foresaw

pp. 373-380 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.2006.0143

Essay Reviews

Intelligent Design

pp. 381-390 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.2006.0130

Nature Bats Last: Some Recent Works on Technology and Urban Disaster

pp. 391-402 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.2006.0132

Book Reviews

Instrumental in War: Science, Research, and Instruments between Knowledge and the World (review)

pp. 403-405 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.2006.0156

Guns for the Sultan: Military Power and the Weapons Industry in the Ottoman Empire (review)

pp. 405-407 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.2006.0112

Istanbul und das Wasser: Zur Geschichte der Wasserversorgung und Abwasserentsorgung von der Mitte des 19. Jahrhunderts bis 1966 (review)

pp. 407-408 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.2006.0113

The Heavenly Writing: Divination, Horoscopy, and Astronomy in Mesopotamian Culture (review)

pp. 409-410 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.2006.0118

Humanism, Machinery, and Renaissance Literature (review)

pp. 410-412 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.2006.0131

Gutenberg and the Impact of Printing (review)

pp. 412-414 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.2006.0125

Practical Matter: Newton's Science in the Service of Industry and Empire 1687-1851 (review)

pp. 414-416 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.2006.0126

European Metals in Native Hands: Rethinking Technological Change, 1640-1683 (review)

pp. 415-417 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.2006.0123

The Artisan of Ipswich: Craftsmanship and Community in Colonial New England (review)

pp. 417-419 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.2006.0141

America as Second Creation: Technology and Narratives of New Beginnings (review)

pp. 419-421 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.2006.0136

Wonder Shows: Performing Science, Magic, and Religion in America (review)

pp. 421-423 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.2006.0145

The First Way of War: American War Making on the Frontier (review)

pp. 423-425 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.2006.0111

Civil War Time: Temporality and Identity in America, 1861-1865 (review)

pp. 424-426 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.2006.0154

The Philosophy of Shipbuilding: Conceptual Approaches to the Study of Wooden Ships (review)

pp. 426-427 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.2006.0139

Engineering in a Land-Grant Context: The Past, Present, and Future of an Idea (review)

pp. 428-429 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.2006.0140

The Tootin' Louie: A History of the Minneapolis and St. Louis Railway (review)

pp. 430-431 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.2006.0150

The American Skyscraper: Cultural Histories (review)

pp. 431-433 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.2006.0127

The People's Tycoon: Henry Ford and the American Century (review)

pp. 433-435 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.2006.0138

The Dodge Brothers: The Men, the Motor Cars, and the Legacy (review)

pp. 435-436 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.2006.0158

Tinkering: Consumers Reinvent the Early Automobile (review)

pp. 436-438 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.2006.0114

Flying Down to Rio: Hollywood, Tourists, and Yankee Clippers (review)

pp. 438-440 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.2006.0121

Standard of Living: The Measure of the Middle Class in Modern America (review)

pp. 440-441 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.2006.0129

A Companion to American Technology (review)

pp. 442-443 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.2006.0124

The Battle over Hetch Hetchy: America's Most Controversial Dam and the Birth of Modern Environmentalism (review)

pp. 444-445 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.2006.0153

Inventing for the Environment (review)

pp. 446-447 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.2006.0137

At Work in the Atomic City: A Labor and Social History of Oak Ridge, Tennessee (review)

pp. 447-448 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.2006.0142

The Mosquito Wars: A History of Mosquito Control in Florida (review)

pp. 449-450 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.2006.0155

The Fire Ant Wars: Nature, Science, and Public Policy in Twentieth-Century America (review)

pp. 451-452 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.2006.0146

Toxic Drift: Pesticides and Health in the Post-World War II South (review)

pp. 452-454 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.2006.0110

The Week the World Stood Still: Inside the Secret Cuban Missile Crisis (review)

pp. 454-455 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.2006.0122

Dr. Space: The Life of Wernher von Braun (review)

pp. 455-456 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.2006.0117

First Man: The Life of Neil A. Armstrong (review)

pp. 457-458 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.2006.0144

La Passione dell'invenzione: Enrico Forlanini, ingegnere e aeronauta (review)

pp. 458-460 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.2006.0135

Alan Turing's Automatic Computing Engine: The Master Codebreaker's Struggle to Build the Modern Computer (review)

pp. 460-462 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.2006.0133

Grace Hopper: Admiral of the Cyber Sea (review)

pp. 462-463 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.2006.0157

Communications: An International History of the Formative Years (review)

pp. 463-465 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.2006.0159

Information Technology Policy: An International History (review)

pp. 465-467 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.2006.0151

The Science-Industry Nexus: History, Policy, Implications (review)

pp. 467-468 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.2006.0134

Models: The Third Dimension of Science (review)

pp. 468-470 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.2006.0148

The Tale of the Scale: An Odyssey of Invention (review)

pp. 470-471 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.2006.0120


David Dibner, 1927-2005

pp. 472-475 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.2006.0149