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  Volume 49, Number 1, January 2008

Table of Contents

From: Technology and Culture

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pp. a-b | DOI: 10.1353/tech.2008.0038


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

pp. 1-20 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.2008.0049

Building a High-Speed Society: France and the Aérotrain, 1962–1974

pp. 21-40 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.2008.0018

The Ocean's Hot Dog: The Development of the Fish Stick

pp. 41-61 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.2008.0023

The Janus-face of Techno-nationalism: Barnes Willis and the "Strength of England"

pp. 62-88 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.2008.0043

A Wavelength for Every Network: Synchronous Broadcasting and National Radio in the United States, 1926–1932

pp. 89-113 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.2008.0006


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

pp. 114-126 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.2008.0040

Exhibit Reviews

The SS Great Britain (review)

pp. 127-132 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.2008.0017

Organizational Notes


pp. 133-178 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.2008.0024

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

pp. 179-201 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.2008.0020

Classics Revisited

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

pp. 202-214 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.2008.0007

Essay Reviews

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

pp. 215-229 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.2008.0025

Transforming the International System: Geoffrey L. Herrera's Technology and International Transformation

pp. 230-233 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.2008.0028

Big Promises: David Berube's Nano-Hype

pp. 234-236 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.2008.0033

Book Reviews

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

pp. 237-238 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.2008.0009

Prophet of Innovation: Joseph Schumpeter and Creative Destruction (review)

pp. 239-240 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.2008.0030

The Lost World of James Smithson: Science, Revolution, and the Birth of the Smithsonian (review)

pp. 240-242 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.2008.0036

The Gentle Subversive: Rachel Carson, Silent Spring, and the Rise of the Environmental Movement (review)

pp. 242-244 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.2008.0031

The Worlds of Herman Kahn: The Intuitive Science of Thermonuclear War (review)

pp. 244-245 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.2008.0004

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

pp. 246-247 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.2008.0034

The Navajo People and Uranium Mining (review)

pp. 247-249 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.2008.0047

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

pp. 249-250 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.2008.0039

Preventive Attack and Weapons of Mass Destruction: A Comparative Historical Analysis (review)

pp. 251-252 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.2008.0045

Weapons of Choice: The Development of Precision Guided Munitions (review)

pp. 252-254 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.2008.0021

The Lie Detectors: The History of an American Obsession (review)

pp. 254-255 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.2008.0013

Berlin Electropolis: Shock, Nerves, and German Modernity (review)

pp. 256-257 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.2008.0005

Nützliche Schädlinge: Angewandte Entomologie, chemische Industrie und Landwirtschaftspolitik in der Schweiz, 1874–1952 (review)

pp. 257-259 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.2008.0026

Dreams of Peace and Freedom: Utopian Moments in the Twentieth Century (review)

pp. 259-261 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.2008.0041

Wind and Water in the Middle Ages: Fluid Technologies from Antiquity to the Renaissance (review)

pp. 261-263 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.2008.0048

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

pp. 263-265 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.2008.0000

Fabbriche, sistemi, organizzazioni: Storia dell'ingegneria industriale (review)

pp. 265-266 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.2008.0011

Making Scientific Instruments in the Industrial Revolution (review)

pp. 267-268 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.2008.0016

The Needle's Eye: Women and Work in the Age of Revolution (review)

pp. 268-270 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.2008.0032

The Democratization of Invention: Patents and Copyrights in American Economic Development, 1790–1920 (review)

pp. 270-272 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.2008.0042

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

pp. 272-273 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.2008.0008

The Gilded Age: Perspectives on the Origin of Modern America (review)

pp. 274-275 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.2008.0010

Trust and Power: Consumers, the Modern Corporation, and the Making of the United States Automobile Market (review)

pp. 275-277 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.2008.0027

Driving Women: Fiction and Automobile Culture in Twentieth-Century America (review)

pp. 277-279 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.2008.0002

The Plan of Chicago: Daniel Burnham and the Remaking of the American City (review)

pp. 279-280 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.2008.0015

The Seattle Bungalow: People & Houses, 1900–1940 (review)

pp. 281-282 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.2008.0014

Questions d'égouts: Santé publique, infrastructures et urbanisation à Montréal au XIXe siècle (review)

pp. 282-284 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.2008.0001

The Culture of Flushing: A Social and Legal History of Sewage (review)

pp. 284-285 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.2008.0029

The Great Lead Water Pipe Disaster (review)

pp. 285-287 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.2008.0035

Glass Towns: Industry, Labor, and Political Economy in Appalachia, 1890–1930s (review)

pp. 287-289 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.2008.0022

James Marston Fitch: Selected Writings on Architecture, Preservation, and the Built Environment (review)

pp. 289-291 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.2008.0044

Watching the Traffic Go By: Transportation and Isolation in Urban America (review)

pp. 291-293 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.2008.0046

Flower Confidential: The Good, the Bad, and the Beautiful in the Business of Flowers (review)

pp. 293-294 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.2008.0019

Color Monitors: The Black Face of Technology in America (review)

pp. 295-296 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.2008.0037

Who Controls the Internet? Illusions of a Borderless World (review)

pp. 296-297 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.2008.0003

Google and the Myth of Universal Knowledge (review)

pp. 298-300 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.2008.0012