Volume 49, Number 1, January 2008

Table of Contents

From: Technology and Culture

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In This Issue

pp. a-b
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Articles

Radio's Hidden Voice: Noncommercial Broadcasting, Extension Education, and State Universities during the 1920s

pp. 1-20
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Building a High-Speed Society: France and the Aérotrain, 1962–1974

pp. 21-40
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The Ocean's Hot Dog: The Development of the Fish Stick

pp. 41-61
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The Janus-face of Techno-nationalism: Barnes Willis and the "Strength of England"

pp. 62-88
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A Wavelength for Every Network: Synchronous Broadcasting and National Radio in the United States, 1926–1932

pp. 89-113
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Essays

Icarus 2.0: A Historian's Perspective on Human Biological Enhancement

pp. 114-126
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Exhibit Reviews

The SS Great Britain (review)

pp. 127-132
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Organizational Notes

Awards

pp. 133-178
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"Looking Back, Looking Beyond": The Washington, D.C., Meeting, 17–21 October 2007

pp. 179-201
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Classics Revisited

Preservation, Polemics, and Power: Carl W. Condit, The Chicago School of Architecture

pp. 202-214
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Essay Reviews

A Thousand Years of Western Technology in One Volume: Is All-Inclusive Ever Conclusive?

pp. 215-229
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Transforming the International System: Geoffrey L. Herrera's Technology and International Transformation

pp. 230-233
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Big Promises: David Berube's Nano-Hype

pp. 234-236
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Book Reviews

The Shock of the Old: Technology and Global History since 1900 (review)

pp. 237-238
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Prophet of Innovation: Joseph Schumpeter and Creative Destruction (review)

pp. 239-240
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The Lost World of James Smithson: Science, Revolution, and the Birth of the Smithsonian (review)

pp. 240-242
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The Gentle Subversive: Rachel Carson, Silent Spring, and the Rise of the Environmental Movement (review)

pp. 242-244
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The Worlds of Herman Kahn: The Intuitive Science of Thermonuclear War (review)

pp. 244-245
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Science in Flux: NASA's Nuclear Program at Plum Brook Station, 1955–2005 (review)

pp. 246-247
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The Navajo People and Uranium Mining (review)

pp. 247-249
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Calculating a Natural World: Scientists, Engineers, and Computers during the Rise of U.S. Cold War Research (review)

pp. 249-250
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Preventive Attack and Weapons of Mass Destruction: A Comparative Historical Analysis (review)

pp. 251-252
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Weapons of Choice: The Development of Precision Guided Munitions (review)

pp. 252-254
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The Lie Detectors: The History of an American Obsession (review)

pp. 254-255
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Berlin Electropolis: Shock, Nerves, and German Modernity (review)

pp. 256-257
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Nützliche Schädlinge: Angewandte Entomologie, chemische Industrie und Landwirtschaftspolitik in der Schweiz, 1874–1952 (review)

pp. 257-259
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Dreams of Peace and Freedom: Utopian Moments in the Twentieth Century (review)

pp. 259-261
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Wind and Water in the Middle Ages: Fluid Technologies from Antiquity to the Renaissance (review)

pp. 261-263
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The Enlightenment and the Book: Scottish Authors and Their Publishers in Eighteenth-Century Britain, Ireland, and America (review)

pp. 263-265
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Fabbriche, sistemi, organizzazioni: Storia dell'ingegneria industriale (review)

pp. 265-266
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Making Scientific Instruments in the Industrial Revolution (review)

pp. 267-268
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The Needle's Eye: Women and Work in the Age of Revolution (review)

pp. 268-270
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The Democratization of Invention: Patents and Copyrights in American Economic Development, 1790–1920 (review)

pp. 270-272
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The Postal Age: The Emergence of Modern Communications in Nineteenth-Century America (review)

pp. 272-273
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The Gilded Age: Perspectives on the Origin of Modern America (review)

pp. 274-275
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Trust and Power: Consumers, the Modern Corporation, and the Making of the United States Automobile Market (review)

pp. 275-277
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Driving Women: Fiction and Automobile Culture in Twentieth-Century America (review)

pp. 277-279
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The Plan of Chicago: Daniel Burnham and the Remaking of the American City (review)

pp. 279-280
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The Seattle Bungalow: People & Houses, 1900–1940 (review)

pp. 281-282
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Questions d'égouts: Santé publique, infrastructures et urbanisation à Montréal au XIXe siècle (review)

pp. 282-284
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The Culture of Flushing: A Social and Legal History of Sewage (review)

pp. 284-285
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The Great Lead Water Pipe Disaster (review)

pp. 285-287
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Glass Towns: Industry, Labor, and Political Economy in Appalachia, 1890–1930s (review)

pp. 287-289
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James Marston Fitch: Selected Writings on Architecture, Preservation, and the Built Environment (review)

pp. 289-291
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Watching the Traffic Go By: Transportation and Isolation in Urban America (review)

pp. 291-293
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Flower Confidential: The Good, the Bad, and the Beautiful in the Business of Flowers (review)

pp. 293-294
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Color Monitors: The Black Face of Technology in America (review)

pp. 295-296
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Who Controls the Internet? Illusions of a Borderless World (review)

pp. 296-297
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Google and the Myth of Universal Knowledge (review)

pp. 298-300
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