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  Volume 49, Number 2, April 2008

Table of Contents

From: Technology and Culture

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Articles

From Rumor to Written Record: Credit Reporting and the Invention of Financial Identity in Nineteenth-Century America

pp. 301-324
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The City from Thirty Thousand Feet: Embodiment, Creativity, and the Use of Geographic Information Systems as Urban Planning Tools

pp. 325-346
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Taking Games Seriously

pp. 347-375
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A Cognitive Analysis of Component-Stimulated Invention: Electromagnet, Telegraph, and the Capitol Dome's Electric Gas-Lighter

pp. 376-398
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"As Large as the Situation of the Columns Would Allow": Building Cladding and Plate Glass in the Chicago Skyscraper, 1885–1905

pp. 399-419
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Research Note

The Missing Link: Assessing the Reliability of Internet Citations in History Journals

pp. 420-429
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Essay

Manon of Second Life: Teaching in the Virtual World

pp. 430-441
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Classics Revisited

Caro versus Moses, Round Two: Robert Caro's The Power Broker

pp. 442-448
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Essay Reviews

Apollo's Stepchildren: New Works on the American Lunar Program

pp. 449-455
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Considering the Unthinkable: Chemical Weapons in Modern Warfare

pp. 456-458
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Imitating Machines: Humanities Research for a Culture of Data

pp. 459-461
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Book Reviews

The Horse in the City: Living Machines in the Nineteenth Century (review)

pp. 462-463
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Auto Mechanics: Technology and Expertise in Twentieth-Century America (review)

pp. 464-465
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Hell on Wheels: The Promise and Peril of America's Car Culture, 1900–1940 (review)

pp. 466-467
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Brunel: In Love with the Impossible (review)

pp. 467-469
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Government, the Railways, and the Modernization of Britain: Beeching's Last Trains (review)

pp. 469-470
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Engines of Change: The Railroads That Made India (review)

pp. 471-472
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Encyclopedia of North American Railroads (review)

pp. 472-474
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The Train of Tomorrow (review)

pp. 474-476
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Building a Century of Progress: The Architecture of Chicago's 1933–34 World's Fair (review)

pp. 476-477
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The Wizard of Menlo Park: How Thomas Alva Edison Invented the Modern World (review)

pp. 478-479
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Brilliant! Shuji Nakamura and the Revolution in Lighting Technology (review)

pp. 479-481
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Making IT: The Rise of Asia in High Tech (review)

pp. 481-482
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Plastik und politische Kultur in Westdeutschland (review)

pp. 482-484
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The Mental Aftermath: The Mentality of German Physicists, 1945–1949 (review)

pp. 484-486
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Spying on Science: Western Intelligence in Divided Germany, 1945–1961 (review)

pp. 486-487
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Stalin and the Soviet Science Wars (review)

pp. 488-489
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American Hegemony and the Postwar Reconstruction of Science in Europe (review)

pp. 489-491
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Technology in Postwar America: A History (review)

pp. 491-493
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Nylon and Bombs: DuPont and the March of Modern America (review)

pp. 493-494
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The Offshore Imperative: Shell Oil's Search for Petroleum in Postwar America (review)

pp. 494-496
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Canada's Victorian Oil Town: The Transformation of Petrolia from Resource Town into a Victorian Community (review)

pp. 496-498
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Canada and Arctic North America: An Environmental History (review)

pp. 498-499
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Mexican Modernity: The Avant-Garde and the Technological Revolution (review)

pp. 500-501
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From Parsifal to Perón: Early Radio in Argentina, 1920–1944 (review)

pp. 501-503
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9XM Talking: WHA Radio and the Wisconsin Idea (review)

pp. 503-504
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Electric Sounds: Technological Change and the Rise of Corporate Mass Media (review)

pp. 505-506
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Residual Media (review)

pp. 506-508
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Information Please: Culture and Politics in the Age of Digital Machines (review)

pp. 509-510
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Avatars of Story (review)

pp. 510-512
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Mobile Communication and Society: A Global Perspective (review)

pp. 512-514
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Managing Path-Breaking Innovations: CERN-ATLAS, Airbus, and Stem Cell Research (review)

pp. 514-515
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Devices and Designs: Medical Technologies in Historical Perspective (review)

pp. 516-517
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Alternative Routes to the Sustainable City: Austin, Curitiba, and Frankfurt (review)

pp. 518-519
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Democratizing Technology: Andrew Feenberg's Critical Theory of Technology (review)

pp. 519-521
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Memorial

Silvio A. Bedini, 1917–2007

pp. 522-529
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