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  Volume 51, Number 2, April 2010

Table of Contents

In This Issue

pp. a-c
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Da Vinci Medal Address

Some Thoughts on the Question "How Do New Things Happen?"

pp. 293-304
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Articles

"Perfect Sound Forever": Innovation, Aesthetics, and the Re-making of Compact Disc Playback

pp. 305-331
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Corpses, Live Models, and Nature: Assessing Skills and Knowledge before the Industrial Revolution (Case: Antwerp)

pp. 332-356
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Redefining Vulcanization: Charles Goodyear, Patents, and Industrial Control, 1834-1865

pp. 357-387
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Research Note

Two Classes of British Engineers: An Analysis of Their Education and Training, 1880s-1930s

pp. 388-402
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On the Cover

Metropolis

pp. 403-408
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Essay

The Invisible Technologies of Goffman's Sociology From the Merry-Go-Round to the Internet

pp. 409-424
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NSF Essay Series

Competing Technologies, National(ist) Narratives, and Universal Claims: Toward a Global History of Space Exploration

pp. 425-443
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Was the Nuclear Arms Race Deterministic?

pp. 444-461
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Exhibit Review

Sweet Memories: The Laupahoehoe Train Museum, Hawai'i

pp. 462-469
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Essay Reviews

"Extremely Apt at Doing Things by All Sorts of Tools"

pp. 470-473
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What's Wrong with this Picture?

pp. 474-476
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Well-Pressed Stories

pp. 477-479
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Far Beyond Tractors: Envirotech and the Intersections of Technology, Agriculture, and the Environment

pp. 480-485
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Does Intellectual Property Protection Mean Pursuit of Patent Perpetuity?

pp. 486-489
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Book Reviews

Who Are You? Identification, Deception, and Surveillance in Early Modern Europe (review)

pp. 490-491
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The Technology of Policing: Crime Mapping, Information Technology, and the Rationality of Crime Control (review)

pp. 492-493
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Science and Spectacle in the European Enlightenment (review)

pp. 493-495
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Learning on the Shop Floor: Historical Perspectives on Apprenticeship (review)

pp. 495-497
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Alchemy and Authority in the Holy Roman Empire (review)

pp. 497-498
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The Art, Science, and Technology of Medieval Travel (review)

pp. 499-500
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Driving Europe: Building Europe on Roads in the Twentieth Century (review)

pp. 500-502
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Rivers in History: Perspectives on Waterways in Europe and North America (review)

pp. 502-504
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Stairway to Empire: Lockport, the Erie Canal, and the Shaping of America (review)

pp. 504-506
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The Skyscraper and the City: The Woolworth Building and the Making of Modern New York (review)

pp. 506-507
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How Cities Won the West: Four Centuries of Urban Change in Western North America (review)

pp. 508-509
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Railroads in the Old South: Pursuing Progress in a Slave Society (review)

pp. 510-511
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Tracks across Continents, Paths through History: The Economic Dynamics of Standardization in Railway Gauge (review)

pp. 511-513
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Brezhnev's Folly: The Building of BAM and Late Soviet Socialism (review)

pp. 513-514
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Cold War Kitchen: Americanization, Technology, and European Users (review)

pp. 515-516
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The Automobile and American Life (review)

pp. 517-518
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Maxwell Motor and the Making of the Chrysler Corporation (review)

pp. 518-519
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The Challenge of Remaining Innovative: Insights from Twentieth-Century American Business (review)

pp. 520-521
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A Nation of Counterfeiters: Capitalists, Con Men, and the Making of the United States (review)

pp. 522-523
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Condensed Capitalism: Campbell Soup and the Pursuit of Cheap Production in the Twentieth Century (review)

pp. 523-525
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American Consumer Society, 1865-2005: From Hearth to HDTV (review)

pp. 525-527
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TV by Design: Modern Art and the Rise of Network Television (review)

pp. 527-528
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Happy Pills in America: From Miltown to Prozac (review)

pp. 528-530
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Reproductive Restraints: Birth Control in India, 1877-1947 (review)

pp. 530-531
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Heredity and Hope: The Case for Genetic Screening (review)

pp. 532-533
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Healing Traditions: African Medicine, Cultural Exchange, and Competition in South Africa, 1820-1948 (review)

pp. 533-535
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War and Disease: Biomedical Research on Malaria in the Twentieth Century (review)

pp. 535-536
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Medicine and Technology in Canada, 1900-1950 (review)

pp. 537-538
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Technology and Values: Essential Readings (review)

pp. 538-540
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The Engineering Project: Its Nature, Ethics, and Promise (review)

pp. 540-542
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Memorial

Looking Into the Mirror of Time: Reflections on the Life and Work of Edwin T. Layton Jr., 1928-2009

pp. 543-560
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