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  Volume 50, Number 4, October 2009

Table of Contents

Special Issue: Engineering Education

Guest Editors: John H. Brown, Gary Downey, and Maria Paula Doigo

In This Issue

In This Issue, July 2009: Volume 50, No. 4: T&C’s 200th Issue

pp. a-c


The Normativities of Engineers: Engineering Education and History of Technology

pp. 737-752


“Liberal Education Has Failed”: Reading Like an Engineer in 1960s America

pp. 753-782

Aligning India in the Cold War Era: Indian Technical Elites, the Indian Institute of Technology at Kanpur, and Computing in India and the United States

pp. 783-810

Engineering Education and the Identities of Engineers in Colombia, 1887–1972

pp. 811-838


Chance and Contingency: Putting Mel Kranzberg in Context

pp. 839-872

On The Cover

Family Portrait

pp. 873-875

Exhibit Review

The Railway Museum Reinvented: The Cité du Train (Mulhouse) and the Nederlands Spoorwegmuseum (Utrecht)

pp. 876-882

Conference Report

International Committee for the History of Technology: Copenhagen, Denmark, 2007; Victoria, British Columbia, 2008

pp. 883-893

Classics Revisited

John Bell Rae and the Automobile 1959, 1965, 1971, 1984

pp. 894-914

Essay Review

Energy and Everything Else: Vaclav Smil’s Energy in Nature and Society

pp. 915-918

Book Reviews

The Natures of Maps: Cartographic Constructions of the Natural World (review)

pp. 919-920

Fruits and Plains: The Horticultural Transformation of America (review)

pp. 921-922

American Pests: The Losing War on Insects from Colonial Times to DDT (review)

pp. 922-924

Rachel Carson: Legacy and Challenge (review)

pp. 924-926

Raising Cane in the ’Glades. The Global Sugar Trade and the Transformation of Florida (review)

pp. 926-927

A Revolution Down on the Farm: The Transformation of American Agriculture since 1929 (review)

pp. 927-929

Entrepreneurs in the Southern Upcountry: Commercial Culture in Spartanburg, South Carolina, 1845–1880 (review)

pp. 929-930

Technology, Innovation, and Southern Industrialization: From the Antebellum Era to the Computer Age (review)

pp. 930-932

Chicago Made: Factory Networks in the Industrial Metropolis (review)

pp. 932-934

Visions of the Industrial Age, 1830–1914: Modernity and the Anxiety of Representation in Europe (review)

pp. 934-935

L’Enquête du Régent 1716–1718: Sciences, techniques et politique dans la France pré-industrielle (review)

pp. 936-937

Europa mineraria: Circolazione delle élites e trasferimento tecnologico (secoli XVIII–XIX) (review)

pp. 937-939

Materialising Identity: The Co-construction of the Gotthard Railway and Swiss National Identity (review)

pp. 939-940

Cars for Comrades: The Life of the Soviet Automobile (review)

pp. 940-942

Autophobia: Love and Hate in the Automotive Age (review)

pp. 942-944

In Sputnik’s Shadow: The President’s Science Advisory Committee and Cold War America (review)

pp. 944-945

Keep Watching the Skies: The Story of Operation Moonwatch and the Dawn of the Space Age (review)

pp. 946-947

Disrupting Science: Social Movements, American Scientists, and the Politics of the Military, 1945–1975 (review)

pp. 947-949

Nexus: Strategic Communications and American Security in World War I (review)

pp. 949-950

Shivers Down Your Spine: Cinema, Museums, and the Immersive View (review)

pp. 951-952

The Mouse Machine: Disney and Technology (review)

pp. 952-954

The Modern Interior (review)

pp. 954-955

Mining the Home Movie: Excavations in Histories and Memories (review)

pp. 956-957

Are We There Yet? The Golden Age of American Family Vacations (review)

pp. 957-959

Galactic Suburbia: Recovering Women’s Science Fiction (review)

pp. 959-960

Virtual America: Sleepwalking through Paradise (review)

pp. 961-962

The Future of the Internet—And How to Stop It (review)

pp. 962-964

Two Bits: The Cultural Significance of Free Software (review)

pp. 964-966

Weather by the Numbers: The Genesis of Modern Meteorology (review)

pp. 966-968

William Barton Rogers and the Idea of MIT (review)

pp. 968-970

The Race between Education and Technology (review)

pp. 970-971

Sentenced to Science: One Black Man’s Story of Imprisonment in America (review)

pp. 972-973

The Fertility Doctor: John Rock and the Reproductive Revolution (review)

pp. 973-975

Collaboration in the Pharmaceutical Industry: Changing Relationships in Britain and France, 1935–1965 (review)

pp. 975-976

Insatiable Curiosity: Innovation in a Fragile Future (review)

pp. 977-978

Curiosity and Wonder from the Renaissance to the Enlightenment (review)

pp. 978-979

Observer le travail: Histoire, ethnographie, approches combinées (review)

pp. 980-981


Fighting Traffic

pp. 982-986


Volume 50 (2009)

pp. 987-1015