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  Volume 49, Number 3, July 2008

Table of Contents

Special Issue: Water

In This Issue

pp. a-b
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Introduction

Seeing Like an Engineer: Water Projects and the Mediation of the Incommensurable

pp. 531-546
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Articles

Cooperative Sanitation: Managing Streets and Gutters in Late Medieval England and Scandinavia

pp. 547-567
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Image and Audience: Contractual Representation and London’s Main Drainage System

pp. 568-598
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Breaking from the Colonial Mold: Water Engineering and the Failure of Nation-Building in the Plain of Reeds, Vietnam

pp. 599-623
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Turning Water into Power: Debates over the Development of Tanzania’s Rufiji River Basin, 1945–1985

pp. 624-651
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Telling Otherwise: A Historical Anthropology of Tank Irrigation Technology in South India

pp. 652-674
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Reluctant Modernization: The Cultural Dynamics of Water Supply in Istanbul, 1885–1950

pp. 675-700
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From Colonial to Postcolonial Irrigation Technology: Technological Romanticism and the Revival of Colonial Water Tanks in Java, Indonesia

pp. 701-726
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Engineering Innovation at Bonneville Dam

pp. 727-751
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On the Cover

The Bridge at Mackinac Straits: Another Fiftieth Anniversary

pp. 752-763
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Museums

Museums of Science and Technology in Lisbon

pp. 764-772
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Essay Review

Writing the Global Water Crisis

pp. 773-778
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Book Reviews

A Farewell to Alms: A Brief Economic History of the World (review)

pp. 779-781
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Means without End: A Critical Survey of the Ideological Geneaology of Technology without Limits, from Apollonian Techne to Postmodern Technoculture (review)

pp. 781-782
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A Companion to the History of the Book (review)

pp. 782-784
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Gunpowder, Explosives, and the State: A Technological History (review)

pp. 785-786
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Islamic Science and the Making of the European Renaissance (review)

pp. 786-787
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Renaissance Vision from Spectacles to Telescopes (review)

pp. 788-789
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The Telescope: Its History, Technology, and Future (review)

pp. 789-791
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Philosophical Instruments: Minds and Tools at Work (review)

pp. 791-792
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The Jewel House: Elizabethan London and the Scientific Revolution (review)

pp. 793-794
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The First Scientific American: Benjamin Franklin and the Pursuit of Genius (review)

pp. 794-796
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American Silk, 1830–1930: Entrepreneurs and Artifacts (review)

pp. 796-798
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From a Cause to a Style: Modernist Architecture’s Encounter with the American City (review)

pp. 798-799
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The Best Transportation System in the World: Railroads, Trucks, Airlines, and American Public Policy in the Twentieth Century (review)

pp. 799-801
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Uncommon Carriers (review)

pp. 801-803
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Evolution of the American Diesel Locomotive (review)

pp. 803-805
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Blind Landings: Low-Visibility Operations in American Aviation, 1918–1958 (review)

pp. 805-806
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The Green and the Brown: A History of Conservation in Nazi Germany (review)

pp. 806-808
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Technology Gatekeepers for War and Peace: The British Ship Revolution and Japanese Industrialization (review)

pp. 808-810
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Bankrupting the Enemy: The U.S. Financial Siege of Japan before Pearl Harbor (review)

pp. 810-811
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Five Days in August: How World War II Became a Nuclear War (review)

pp. 812-813
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A History of the Kennedy Space Center (review)

pp. 813-815
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The Challenge of Affluence: Self-Control and Well-Being in the United States and Britain since 1950 (review)

pp. 815-817
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Real American Ethics: Taking Responsibility for Our Country (review)

pp. 817-818
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Science and Technology Policy in the United States: Open Systems in Action (review)

pp. 819-820
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Science for Sale: The Perils, Rewards, and Delusions of Campus Capitalism (review)

pp. 821-822
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Walt Disney: The Triumph of the American Imagination (review)

pp. 823-824
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From Counterculture to Cyberculture: Stewart Brand, the Whole Earth Network, and the Rise of Digital Utopianism (review)

pp. 824-826
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Dolly Mixtures: The Remaking of Genealogy (review)

pp. 826-827
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Pharmaceutical Reason: Knowledge and Value in Global Psychiatry (review)

pp. 828-829
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Penicillin: Triumph and Tragedy (review)

pp. 829-831
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Technografie: Zur Mikrosoziologie der Technik (review)

pp. 831-832
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