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  Volume 50, Number 2, April 2009

Table of Contents

Articles

A Disciplined Geography: Aviation, Science, and the Cold War in Northern Canada, 1945–1960

pp. 265-290
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African Americans in the Atomic Age: Postwar Perspectives on Race and the Bomb, 1945–1967

pp. 291-315
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A Bold New Vision: The VOA Radio Ring Plan and Global Broadcasting in the Early Cold War

pp. 316-344
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“A Modern ‘Philosopher’s Stone’”: Techno-Analogy and the Bacon Cell

pp. 345-365
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Mediating Emotion: Technology, Social Science, and Emotion in the Payne Fund Motion-Picture Studies

pp. 366-390
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On The Cover

Lehigh University’s Fritz Laboratory and the Five-Million-Pound Universal Testing Machine

pp. 391-398
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Essay

Local Food and the Problem of Public Authority

pp. 399-417
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Exhibit Review

Art in the Age of Steam: Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool, 18 April–10 August 2008

pp. 418-425
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Classics Revisited

Pioneer in the Hardware of Culture: Roger Burlingame’s March of the Iron Men and Engines of Democracy

pp. 426-440
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Essay Reviews

The Culture of Modern Capitalism

pp. 441-448
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An Overture to The Oxford Handbook: Serafina Cuomo, Technology and Culture in Greek and Roman Antiquity

pp. 450-452
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Book Reviews

The Handbook of Science and Technology Studies (review)

pp. 453-454
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The Machines of Leonardo da Vinci and Franz Reuleaux: Kinematics of Machines from the Renaissance to the 20th Century (review)

pp. 454-456
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Architect and Engineer: A Study in Sibling Rivalry (review)

pp. 456-457
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Waterways and Canal-Building in Medieval England (review)

pp. 458-459
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Le choix de la révolution industrielle: Les enterprises de Marc Seguin et ses frères (1815–1835) (review)

pp. 459-461
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Andreas Libavius and the Transformation of Alchemy: Separating Chemical Cultures with Polemical Fire (review)

pp. 461-462
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The Transit of Venus Enterprise in Victorian Britain (review)

pp. 463-464
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Von Braun: Dreamer of Space, Engineer of War (review)

pp. 464-466
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Digital Apollo: Human and Machine in Space Flight (review)

pp. 466-467
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Beyond Human: Living with Robots and Cyborgs (review)

pp. 468-469
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Closed Captioning: Subtitling, Stenography, and the Digital Convergence of Text with Television (review)

pp. 469-471
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The Origins of American Photography: From Daguerreotype to Dry-Plate, 1839–1885: The Hallmark Photographic Collection at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art (review)

pp. 471-473
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Hollywood Science: Movies, Science, and the End of the World (review)

pp. 473-474
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Medicine’s Moving Pictures: Medicine, Health, and Bodies in American Film and Television (review)

pp. 474-476
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Medicating Modern America: Prescription Drugs in History (review)

pp. 476-478
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Building Genetic Medicine: Breast Cancer, Technology, and the Comparative Politics of Health Care (review)

pp. 478-479
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Searching Eyes: Privacy, the State, and Disease Surveillance in America (review)

pp. 480-481
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Invented Edens: Techno-Cities of the Twentieth Century (review)

pp. 481-483
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Internet Alley: High Technology in Tysons Corner, 1945–2005 (review)

pp. 483-484
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Morgan Park: Duluth, U.S. Steel, and the Forging of a Company Town (review)

pp. 484-486
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Paving the Way: New York Road Building and the American State, 1880–1956 (review)

pp. 486-487
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The Highway Revolution, 1895–1925: How the United States Got Out of the Mud (review)

pp. 488-489
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The World beyond the Windshield: Roads and Landscapes in the United States and Europe (review)

pp. 489-491
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Bodies in Motion: Evolution and Experience in Motorcycling (review)

pp. 492-493
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Horse Trading in the Age of Cars: Men in the Marketplace (review)

pp. 493-495
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Transport Design: A Travel History (review)

pp. 495-497
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Aufstieg und Niedergang der Luftschifffahrt: Eine wirtschaftshistorische Analyse (review)

pp. 497-498
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A History of the Book in America, vol. 3: The Industrial Book, 1840–1880 (review)

pp. 499-500
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Tools of American Mathematics Teaching, 1800–2000 (review)

pp. 500-502
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Falling for Science: Objects in Mind (review)

pp. 502-503
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Energy and American Society—Thirteen Myths (review)

pp. 504-505
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Environment, Power, and Society for the Twenty-First Century: The Hierarchy of Energy (review)

pp. 505-506
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Rethinking Expertise (review)

pp. 507-508
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Zero Comments: Blogging and Critical Internet Culture (review)

pp. 508-509
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Distracted: The Erosion of Attention and the Coming Dark Age (review)

pp. 510-511
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Nuclear Weapons: What You Need to Know (review)

pp. 511-512
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Comment

The Challenge of Technological Uncertainty

pp. 513-518
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