Volume 53, Number 4, October 2012

Table of Contents

In This Issue

p. viii
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Essay

The Digital Construction of Technology: Rethinking the History of Computers in Society

pp. 753-776
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Articles

The Moveable Typewriter: How Chinese Typists Developed Predictive Text during the Height of Maoism

pp. 777-814
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At the Interface: The Case of the Electric Push Button, 1880–1923

pp. 815-845
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Engineering Uncertainty and Bureaucratic Crisis at the Atomic Energy Commission, 1964–1973

pp. 846-884
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Inside the Black Box

The Point of the Bayonet

pp. 885-908
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Essay Reviews

Case(s) in (Non)Point

pp. 909-912
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Text, Image, Flusser

pp. 913-917
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Book Reviews

Technology and Social Theory (review)

pp. 918-920
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The Techno-Human Condition (review)

pp. 920-921
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Making and Unmaking Intellectual Property: Creative Production in Legal and Cultural Perspective (review)

pp. 922-923
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Islamic Gunpowder Empires: Ottomans, Safavids, and Mughals (review)

pp. 923-925
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Divining Science: Treasure Hunting and Earth Science in Early Modern Germany (review)

pp. 925-926
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Confronting the Climate: British Airs and the Making of Environmental Medicine (review)

pp. 927-928
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The Arsenic Century: How Victorian Britain Was Poisoned at Home, Work, and Play (review)

pp. 929-930
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The Lives of Machines: The Industrial Imaginary in Victorian Literature and Culture (review)

pp. 930-932
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Talking Shop: The Language of Craft in an Age of Consumption (review)

pp. 932-933
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De l’atelier au laboratoire: Recherche et innovation dans l’industrie électrique, XIXe–XXe siècles (review)

pp. 933-935
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Domesticating Electricity: Expertise, Uncertainty, and Gender, 1880–1914 (review)

pp. 935-937
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Dieselautos in Deutschland und den USA: Zum Verhältnis von Technologie, Konsum und Politik, 1949–2005 (review)

pp. 937-939
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Wiederaufbau: Das Deutsches Museum, 1945–1970 (review)

pp. 939-940
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How Local Politics Shape Federal Policy: Business, Power, and the Environment in Twentieth-Century Los Angeles (review)

pp. 940-942
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Pastoral Capitalism: A History of Suburban Corporate Landscapes (review)

pp. 942-943
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Quagmire: Nation-Building and Nature in the Mekong Delta (review)

pp. 944-945
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DDT and the American Century: Global Health, Environmental Politics, and the Pesticide that Changed the World (review)

pp. 945-947
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Continental Defense in the Eisenhower Era: Nuclear Antiaircraft Arms and the Cold War (review)

pp. 947-948
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In Defense of Japan: From the Market to the Military in Space Policy (review)

pp. 949-950
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Network Nations: A Transnational History of British and American Broadcasting (review)

pp. 951-952
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Widescreen Worldwide (review)

pp. 952-954
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Tech-Noir: A Theory of the Development of Popular Genres (review)

pp. 954-955
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Television as Digital Media (review)

pp. 956-957
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Gender Codes: Why Women Are Leaving Computing (review)

pp. 958-959
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Alone Together: Why We Expect More from Technology and Less from Each Other (review)

pp. 960-961
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Switching Codes: Thinking Through Digital Technology in the Humanities and the Arts (review)

pp. 961-962
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Lessons amid the Rubble: An Introduction to Post-Disaster Engineering and Ethics (review)

pp. 963-964
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Index

Index: Volume 53 (2012)

pp. 965-989
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