restricted access   Volume 58, Number 3, September 2006

Table of Contents

From: American Quarterly

Previous Issue Next Issue

Special Issue: Rewiring the "Nation": The Place of Technology in American Studies

Guest Editor: Carolyn de la Peña and Siva Vaidhyanathan

Preface

pp. v-vi
|

Introduction: Rewiring the "Nation": The Place of Technology in American Studies

pp. 555-567
|

Technologies of Transcendence

Technology and Its Discontents: On the Verge of the Posthuman

pp. 569-595
|

Technology and the Production of Difference

pp. 597-618
|

The Turn Within: The Irony of Technology in a Globalized World

pp. 619-638
|

Say It Loud, I'm Black and I'm Proud: African Americans, American Artifactual Culture, and Black Vernacular Technological Creativity

pp. 639-661
|

The Cultural Work of Technological Systems

Imperial Mechanics: South America's Hemispheric Integration in the Machine Age

pp. 662-691
|

Precision Targets: GPS and the Militarization of U.S. Consumer Identity

pp. 693-714
|

The Wire Devils: Pulp Thrillers, the Telephone, and Action at a Distance in the Wiring of a Nation

pp. 715-741
|

Technology and Knowledge Systems

Technology and Below-the-Line Labor in the Copyfight over Intellectual Property

pp. 743-766
|

Failing Narratives, Initiating Technologies: Hurricane Katrina and the Production of a Weather Media Event

pp. 767-789
|

Boundaries and Border Wars: DES, Technology, and Environmental Justice

pp. 791-814
|

Markets and Machines: Work in the Technological Sensoryscapes of Finance

pp. 815-837
|

Technology, Mobility, and the Body

Educating the Eye: Body Mechanics and Streamlining in the United States, 1925-1950

pp. 839-868
|

Farewell to the El: Nostalgic Urban Visuality on the Third Avenue Elevated Train

pp. 869-890
|

Flexible Technologies of Subjectivity and Mobility across the Americas

pp. 891-914
|

Viewing the Field

"Slow and Low Progress," or Why American Studies Should Do Technology

pp. 915-941
|

Digital Junction

pp. 943-980
|

Contributors

Contributors

pp. 981-985
|