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  Volume 40, Number 2, April 1999

Table of Contents

From: Technology and Culture

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In this Issue

pp. ix-x
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Articles

From Craftsmanship to Draftsmanship: Naval Architecture and the Three Traditions of Early Modern Design

pp. 209-236
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Unreliable Mills: Maintenance Practices in Early Modern Papermaking

pp. 237-262
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"The Peril of the Broken Rail": The Carriers, the Steel Companies, and Rail Technology, 1900-1945

pp. 263-291
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The Art of Scientific Precision: River Research in the United States Army Corps of Engineers to 1945

pp. 292-323
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Reliable Knowledge and Unreliable Stuff: On the Practical Role of Rational Beliefs

pp. 324-357
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On the Cover

The Vanderbilt Cup, 1908

pp. 359-362
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Exhibit Reviews

The Boott Cotton Mills Museum and the American Textile History Museum

pp. 363-368
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Oil from the Arctic: Building the Trans-Alaska Pipeline, at the National Museum of American History

pp. 369-374
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Review Essay

Rising Tide: The Great Mississippi Flood of 1927 and How It Changed America

pp. 375-387
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Book Reviews

Technology & the West: A Historical Anthology from Technology and culture

pp. 388-390
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Pasteur's Quadrant: Basic Science and Technological Innovation

pp. 390-392
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This Gifted Age: Science and Technology at the Millennium

pp. 392-394
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The Historiography of Contemporary Science and Technology

pp. 394-395
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Beyond Engineering: How Society Shapes Technology

pp. 395-397
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Natverksentreprenoren: En historia om teknisk forskning och industriellt utvecklingsarbete fran den Malmska utredningen till Styrelsen for teknisk utveckling

pp. 397-399
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Encyclopedia of the History of Arabic Science

pp. 399-401
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Iron Technology in East Africa: Symbolism, Science, and Archaeology

pp. 401-402
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Johann Gutenberg: The Man and his Invention

pp. 403-404
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Due secoli di strumenti geomagnetici in Italia, 1740-1971 (Two Centuries of Geomagnetic Instruments in Italy, 1740-1971)

pp. 404-406
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Mastered by the Clock: Time, Slavery, and Freedom in the American South

pp. 406-408
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Justus von Liebig: The Chemical Gatekeeper

pp. 408-409
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Chemistry and the Chemical Industry in the 19th Century: The Henrys of Manchester and Other Studies

pp. 410-411
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Consuming Power: A Social History of American Energies

pp. 411-413
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Una Luz Que Llego Para Quedarse: Comienzos del Alumbrado Electrico y su Introduccion en Cuba

pp. 414-415
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The Fusion Quest

pp. 416-417
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Wind Energy in America: A History

pp. 417-419
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The Organic Machine: The Remaking of the Columbia River

pp. 419-420
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The Culture of Wilderness: Agriculture as Colonization in the American West (review)

pp. 420-421
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Harvesting the High Plains: John Kriss and the Business of Wheat Farming, 1920-1950

pp. 422-423
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New Pioneers: The Back-to-the-Land Movement and the Search for a Sustainable Future

pp. 423-425
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Constructing a Bridge: An Exploration of Engineering Culture, Design, and Research in Nineteenth-Century France and America

pp. 425-427
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The Philosophy of Railways: The Transcontinental Railway Idea in British North America

pp. 427-429
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Geschichte der Zukunft des Verkehrs: Verkehrskonzepte von der Fruhen Neuzeit bis zum 21. Jahrhundert

pp. 429-431
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The Motel in America

pp. 431-432
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Geschlechterverhaltnisse in Medizin, Naturwissenschaft und Technik

pp. 433-434
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Vom Pianotyp zur Zeilensetzmaschine: Setzmaschinenentwicklung und Geschlechterverhaltnis 1840-1900

pp. 434-436
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BFGoodrich: Tradition and Transformation, 1870-1995

pp. 436-437
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So Many Worlds: Invention, Management, Philosophy, and Risk in the Life of Leroy Hill

pp. 438-439
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Mr. Kaiser Goes to Washington: The Rise of a Government Entrepreneur

pp. 439-441
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Early Television: A Bibliographic Guide to 1940

pp. 441-443
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Television: An International History of the Formative Years

pp. 443-444
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James Joyce's Techno-Poetics

pp. 444-446
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The Werkbund: Design Theory and Mass Culture before the First World War

pp. 446-448
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Ethics and Airpower in World War II: The British Bombing of German Cities

pp. 448-450
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Universal Service: Competition, Interconnection, and Monopoly in the Making of the American Telephone System, and: Telecommunications Competition : The Last Ten Miles

pp. 450-452
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Health Care Policy in Contemporary America

pp. 452-454
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