We cannot verify your location
Browse Book and Journal Content on Project MUSE
OR

  Volume 52, Number 2, April 2011

Table of Contents

Da Vinci Medal Address

How to Establish an Academic Discipline: A Swedish Experience

pp. 233-245
|

Essay

The Nature of Power: Synthesizing the History of Technology and Environmental History

pp. 246-259
|

Articles

Mobile Home Syndrome: Engineered Woods and the Making of a New Domestic Ecology in the Post–World War II Era

pp. 260-286
|

Spectacle and Witnessing: Constructing Readings of Charles Parsons’s Marine Turbine

pp. 287-309
|

The Catalyst Club: Contentious Chemistry and Confounding Innovation

pp. 310-334
|

Inside the Black Box

The Social History of the Bulbous Bow

pp. 335-359
|

Memorial

David F. Noble, 22 July 1945 to 27 December 2010

pp. 360-372
|

Conference Report

Thirty-Seventh Symposium of the International Committee for the History of Technology: “Reusing the Industrial Past,” Tampere, Finland, 10–15 August 2010

pp. 373-379
|

Essay Reviews

Petroski’s Policy

pp. 380-384
|

Inventing Heroics: Frank Julian Sprague

pp. 385-388
|

Book Reviews

Obelisk: A History (review)

pp. 389-390
|

Compass and Rule: Architecture as Mathematical Practice in England 1500–1750 (review)

pp. 391-392
|

Glass Exchange between Europe and China, 1550–1800: Diplomatic, Mercantile, and Technological Interactions (review)

pp. 393-394
|

L’Aérostation au temps des Lumières (review)

pp. 394-396
|

Health and Medicine on Display: International Expositions in the United States, 1876–1904 (review)

pp. 396-397
|

Mr. Gatling’s Terrible Marvel: The Gun that Changed Everything and the Misunderstood Genius Who Invented It (review)

pp. 397-399
|

Railroads in the African American Experience: A Photographic Journey (review)

pp. 399-400
|

Race, Rigor, and Selectivity in U.S. Engineering: The History of an Occupational Color Line (review)

pp. 401-402
|

Pursuing Power and Light: Technology and Physics from James Watt to Albert Einstein (review)

pp. 403-404
|

When the Lights Went Out: A History of Blackouts in America (review)

pp. 404-406
|

Popularizing Science and Technology in the European Periphery, 1800–2000 (review)

pp. 406-408
|

Red Cosmos: K. E. Tsiolkovskii, Grandfather of Soviet Rocketry (review)

pp. 408-410
|

Would Trotsky Wear a Blue Tooth? Technological Utopianism under Socialism, 1917–1989 (review)

pp. 410-411
|

The Adaptive Optics Revolution: A History (review)

pp. 412-413
|

Eyes in the Sky: Eisenhower, the CIA, and Cold War Aerial Espionage (review)

pp. 413-415
|

Plutonium: A History of the World’s Most Dangerous Element (review)

pp. 415-417
|

The Road to Yucca Mountain: The Development of Radioactive Waste Policy in the United States (review)

pp. 417-418
|

A Better Pencil: Readers, Writers, and the Digital Revolution (review)

pp. 418-420
|

Punch-Card Systems and the Early Information Explosion, 1880–1945 (review)

pp. 420-422
|

Communication Revolution: Critical Junctures and the Future of Media (review)

pp. 422-424
|

Digitale Landschaften (review)

pp. 424-425
|

Online a Lot of the Time: Ritual, Fetish, Sign (review)

pp. 426-427
|

We Are the Machine: The Computer, the Internet, and Information in Contemporary German Literature (review)

pp. 427-429
|

Hitting the Brakes: Engineering Design and the Production of Knowledge (review)

pp. 429-431
|

Velvet Revolution at the Synchrotron: Biology, Physics, and Change in Science (review)

pp. 431-432
|

No Dig, No Fly, No Go: How Maps Restrict and Control (review)

pp. 432-434
|

Between Reason and Experience: Essays in Technology and Modernity (review)

pp. 434-436
|

Nanoethics: Big Ethical Issues with Small Technology (review)

pp. 436-437
|

Communication

Letter to the Editor

pp. 438-439
|