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  Volume 49, Number 2, April 2008

Table of Contents

From: Technology and Culture

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

pp. 301-324 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.0.0001

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

pp. 325-346 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.0.0039

Taking Games Seriously

pp. 347-375 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.0.0007

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

pp. 376-398 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.0.0014

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

pp. 399-419 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.0.0021

Research Note

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

pp. 420-429 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.0.0028


Manon of Second Life: Teaching in the Virtual World

pp. 430-441 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.0.0035

Classics Revisited

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

pp. 442-448 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.0.0043

Essay Reviews

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

pp. 449-455 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.0.0004

Considering the Unthinkable: Chemical Weapons in Modern Warfare

pp. 456-458 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.0.0011

Imitating Machines: Humanities Research for a Culture of Data

pp. 459-461 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.0.0018

Book Reviews

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

pp. 462-463 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.0.0034

Auto Mechanics: Technology and Expertise in Twentieth-Century America (review)

pp. 464-465 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.0.0023

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

pp. 466-467 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.0.0032

Brunel: In Love with the Impossible (review)

pp. 467-469 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.0.0027

Government, the Railways, and the Modernization of Britain: Beeching's Last Trains (review)

pp. 469-470 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.0.0030

Engines of Change: The Railroads That Made India (review)

pp. 471-472 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.0.0016

Encyclopedia of North American Railroads (review)

pp. 472-474 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.0.0022

The Train of Tomorrow (review)

pp. 474-476 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.0.0005

Building a Century of Progress: The Architecture of Chicago's 1933–34 World's Fair (review)

pp. 476-477 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.0.0031

The Wizard of Menlo Park: How Thomas Alva Edison Invented the Modern World (review)

pp. 478-479 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.0.0029

Brilliant! Shuji Nakamura and the Revolution in Lighting Technology (review)

pp. 479-481 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.0.0040

Making IT: The Rise of Asia in High Tech (review)

pp. 481-482 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.0.0033

Plastik und politische Kultur in Westdeutschland (review)

pp. 482-484 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.0.0019

The Mental Aftermath: The Mentality of German Physicists, 1945–1949 (review)

pp. 484-486 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.0.0025

Spying on Science: Western Intelligence in Divided Germany, 1945–1961 (review)

pp. 486-487 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.0.0036

Stalin and the Soviet Science Wars (review)

pp. 488-489 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.0.0010

American Hegemony and the Postwar Reconstruction of Science in Europe (review)

pp. 489-491 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.0.0003

Technology in Postwar America: A History (review)

pp. 491-493 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.0.0013

Nylon and Bombs: DuPont and the March of Modern America (review)

pp. 493-494 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.0.0044

The Offshore Imperative: Shell Oil's Search for Petroleum in Postwar America (review)

pp. 494-496 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.0.0026

Canada's Victorian Oil Town: The Transformation of Petrolia from Resource Town into a Victorian Community (review)

pp. 496-498 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.0.0012

Canada and Arctic North America: An Environmental History (review)

pp. 498-499 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.0.0042

Mexican Modernity: The Avant-Garde and the Technological Revolution (review)

pp. 500-501 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.0.0017

From Parsifal to Perón: Early Radio in Argentina, 1920–1944 (review)

pp. 501-503 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.0.0002

9XM Talking: WHA Radio and the Wisconsin Idea (review)

pp. 503-504 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.0.0037

Electric Sounds: Technological Change and the Rise of Corporate Mass Media (review)

pp. 505-506 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.0.0000

Residual Media (review)

pp. 506-508 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.0.0008

Information Please: Culture and Politics in the Age of Digital Machines (review)

pp. 509-510 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.0.0020

Avatars of Story (review)

pp. 510-512 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.0.0006

Mobile Communication and Society: A Global Perspective (review)

pp. 512-514 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.0.0045

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

pp. 514-515 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.0.0038

Devices and Designs: Medical Technologies in Historical Perspective (review)

pp. 516-517 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.0.0024

Alternative Routes to the Sustainable City: Austin, Curitiba, and Frankfurt (review)

pp. 518-519 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.0.0009

Democratizing Technology: Andrew Feenberg's Critical Theory of Technology (review)

pp. 519-521 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.0.0015


Silvio A. Bedini, 1917–2007

pp. 522-529 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.0.0041