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  Volume 50, Number 1, January 2009

Table of Contents

In This Issue

pp. a-b
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Articles

On the Side: Car Culture in the USSR, 1960s–1980s

pp. 1-22
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Portable Power: Inventor Samuel Ruben and the Birth of Duracell

pp. 24-57
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From Lab to iPod: A Story of Discovery and Commercialization in the Post–Cold War Era

pp. 58-81
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The Mechanization of Brickmaking

pp. 82-102
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On the Cover

Michael of Rhodes: A Fifteenth-Century Mariner and His Book

pp. 103-109
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Presidential Address

The Historian of Technology and Her True Country

pp. 110-126
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Organizational Notes

Awards

pp. 127-154
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The Lisbon Meeting, 11–14 October 2008

pp. 155-174
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Classics Revisited

Space Bias/Time Bias: Harold Innis, Empire and Communications

pp. 175-186
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Essay Reviews

America’s Coming of Age: Daniel Walker Howe’s What Hath God Wrought

pp. 187-192
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Bell and Gray: Just a Coincidence?

pp. 193-201
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Book Reviews

Graphics and Text in the Production of Technical Knowledge in China: The Warp and the Weft (review)

pp. 202-204
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Technology and the Culture of Progress in Meiji Japan (review)

pp. 204-205
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Technology and Ethical Idealism: A History of Development in the Netherlands East Indies (review)

pp. 206-207
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The Technical Imagination: Argentine Culture’s Modern Dreams (review)

pp. 208-209
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The Measure of Merit: Talents, Intelligence, and Inequality in the French and American Republics, 1750–1940 (review)

pp. 209-211
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Women at Work in Preindustrial France (review)

pp. 211-213
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La Naissance de l’industrie à Paris entre sueurs et vapeurs 1780–1830 (review)

pp. 213-214
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The Business of Women: Female Enterprise and Urban Development in Northern England, 1760–1830 (review)

p. 215
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The Conquest of Nature: Water, Landscape, and the Making of Modern Germany (review)

pp. 216-217
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Rivertown: Rethinking Urban Rivers (review)

pp. 217-218
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Troubled Waters: Steamboat Disasters, River Improvements, and American Public Policy, 1821–1860 (review)

pp. 219-220
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The West the Railroads Made (review)

pp. 220-221
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The Genesis of Industrial America, 1870–1920 (review)

pp. 222-223
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Backcountry Crucibles: The Lehigh Valley from Settlement to Steel (review)

pp. 223-225
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Goods for Sale: Products and Advertising in the Massachusetts Industrial Age (review)

pp. 225-226
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The Lowell Experiment: Public History in a Postindustrial City (review)

pp. 226-228
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Corporate Wasteland: The Landscape and Memory of Deindustrialization (review)

pp. 228-230
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Hope and Rust: Reinterpreting the Industrial Place in the Late 20th Century (review)

pp. 230-232
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Cycling and Society (review)

pp. 232-233
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Motoring: The Highway Experience in America (review)

pp. 234-235
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Fighting Traffic: The Dawn of the Motor Age in the American City (review)

pp. 235-237
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The Model T: A Centennial History (review)

pp. 237-238
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Auto Mania: Cars, Consumers, and the Environment (review)

pp. 238-240
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Mobility without Mayhem: Safety, Cars, and Citizenship (review)

pp. 240-242
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Buda’s Wagon: A Brief History of the Car Bomb (review)

pp. 242-243
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Nuclear Legacies: Communication, Controversy, and the U.S. Nuclear Weapons Complex (review)

pp. 244-245
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Poison in the Well: Radioactive Waste in the Oceans at the Dawn of the Nuclear Age (review)

pp. 246-247
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The Unnatural History of the Sea (review)

pp. 247-249
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Cod: The Ecological History of the North Atlantic Fisheries (review)

pp. 249-250
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Trying Leviathan: The Nineteenth-Century New York Court Case that Put the Whale on Trial and Challenged the Order of Nature (review)

pp. 251-252
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One Time Fits All: The Campaigns for Global Uniformity (review)

pp. 252-254
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Maps: Finding Our Place in the World (review)

pp. 254-256
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Placing History: How Maps, Spatial Data, and GIS Are Changing Historical Scholarship (review)

pp. 256-258
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Graphic Design: A New History (review)

pp. 258-260
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Faux Real: Genuine Leather and 200 Years of Inspired Fakes (review)

pp. 260-261
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The History of Information Security: A Comprehensive Handbook (review)

pp. 262-263
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