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  Volume 51, Number 1, January 2010

Table of Contents

In This Issue

pp. a-e
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Essay

The Power of Nuclear Things

pp. 1-30
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Articles

Discovering Steam Power in China, 1840s–1860s

pp. 31-54
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A Road to Modernization and Unification: The Construction of the Gyeongbu Highway in South Korea

pp. 55-79
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Technoscientific Synergies between Germany and Spain in the Twentieth Century: Continuity amid Radical Change

pp. 80-98
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War and Peacetime Research on the Road to Crystal Frequency Control

pp. 99-125
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Building Bridges and Boundaries: The Lattice and the Tube, 1820–1860

pp. 126-163
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Organizational Notes

Awards

pp. 164-180
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The Pittsburgh Meeting, 15–18 October 2009

pp. 181-198
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Classics Revisited

Looking Back in Order to Move Forward: John McDermott, "Technology: The Opiate of the Intellectuals"

pp. 199-215
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Essy Reviews

The Rise of Agribusiness and the Demise of the New Deal Order: Shane Hamilton, Trucking Country: The Road to America's Wal-Mart Economy

pp. 216-219
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The State of Space History: Steven J. Dick and Roger D. Launius, eds., Societal Impact of Spaceflight

pp. 220-222
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Megalopolis: An Enduring Enigma

pp. 223-226
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"All That Is Solid Melts into Air": Frank Donoghue, The Last Professors: The Corporate University and the Fate of the Humanities

pp. 227-231
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Manufacturing Mass Consumption in the GDR: Eli Rubin, Synthetic Socialism

pp. 232-234
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Book Reviews

Conquest: How Societies Overwhelm Others (review)

pp. 235-237
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Guns, Race, and Power in Colonial South Africa (review)

pp. 237-238
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Cartography in Antiquity and the Middle Ages: Fresh Perspectives, New Methods (review)

pp. 239-240
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Vauban, architecte de la modernité? (review)

pp. 240-242
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Le savant et la tempête: Étudier l'atmosphère et prévoir le temps au XIXe siècle (review)

pp. 243-244
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Wool and Society: Manufacturing Policy, Economic Thought, and Local Production in 18th-Century Iceland (review)

pp. 244-246
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The Victorian Eye: A Political History of Light and Vision in Britain, 1800–1910 (review)

pp. 246-247
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Ruth Belville: The Greenwich Time Lady (review)

pp. 248-249
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British University Observatories, 1772-1939 (review)

pp. 249-251
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The Industrial Revolution (review)

pp. 251-252
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The Language of Work: Technical Communication at Lukens Steel, 1810 to 1925 (review)

pp. 252-254
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The Age of Smoke: Environmental Policy in Germany and the United States, 1880–1970 (review)

pp. 254-255
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Oil: A Beginner's Guide (review)

pp. 256-257
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Killing for Coal: America's Deadliest Labor War (review)

pp. 257-258
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The End of a Revolution: The Last Days of Stationary Steam (review)

pp. 259-260
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British Railway Enthusiasm (review)

pp. 260-262
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Visionary Railroader: Jervis Langdon Jr. and the Transportation Revolution (review)

pp. 262-263
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Republic of Drivers: A Cultural History of Automobility in America (review)

pp. 263-265
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Eat My Dust: Early Women Motorists (review)

pp. 265-266
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Linthead Stomp: The Creation of Country Music in the Piedmont South (review)

pp. 267-268
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The 1933 Chicago World's Fair: A Century of Progress (review)

pp. 268-270
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Theme Park (review)

pp. 270-272
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Conquistadors of the Sky: A History of Aviation in Latin America (review)

pp. 272-273
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Earthrise: How Man First Saw the Earth (review)

pp. 272-274
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The Work of Art in the Age of Its Technological Reproducibility, and Other Writings on Media (review)

pp. 275-277
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Digital Culture (review)

pp. 277-279
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Fermilab: Physics, the Frontier, and Megascience (review)

pp. 279-280
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The Boundaries of the New Frontier: Rhetoric and Communication at Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory (review)

pp. 281-282
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States of Suspense: The Nuclear Age, Postmodernism, and United States Fiction and Prose (review)

pp. 282-284
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Living in a Material World: Economic Sociology Meets Science and Technology Studies (review)

pp. 284-286
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Dam (review)

pp. 286-287
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The Periodic Table: Its Story and Its Significance (review)

pp. 287-289
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Memorial

W. David Lewis, 1931–2007

pp. 290-292
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