Volume 54, Number 2, April 2013

Table of Contents

Essay

How New Technologies Spread: Lessons from Computing Technologies

pp. 229-261
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Articles

Taming the Microworld: DuPont and the Interwar Rise of Fundamental Industrial Research

pp. 262-288
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Food for Soil, Food for People: Research on Food Crops, Fertilizers, and the Making of "Modern" Indian Agriculture

pp. 289-316
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Mr. Taconite: Edward W. Davis and the Promotion of Low-Grade Iron Ore, 1913-1955

pp. 317-345
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Inside the Black Box

The Atlas and the Air Force: Reassessing the Beginnings of America's First Intercontinental Ballistic Missile

pp. 346-370
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Film Review

Nuclear Waste and Historical Time

pp. 371-372
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Essay Reviews

All the Tools Fit to Print

pp. 373-376
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Science and Technology beyond the Barricades

pp. 377-381
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At Work in the Fields of Their Lords

pp. 382-388
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Rethinking the Economic History of Early Modern India

pp. 389-392
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Book Reviews

The Oxford Handbook of Sound Studies ed. by Trevor Pinch and Karin Bijsterveld (review)

pp. 393-394
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War Games: A History of War on Paper by Philipp von Hilgers (review)

pp. 395-396
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Artisans of the Body in Early Modern Italy: Identities, Families and Masculinities by Sandra Cavallo (review)

pp. 396-398
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Stays and Body Image in London: The Staymaking Trade, 1680-1810 by Lynn Sorge-English (review)

pp. 398-399
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The Colonial Machine: French Science and Overseas Expansion in the Old Regime by James E. McClellan III and François Regourd (review)

pp. 400-401
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Making Tobacco Bright: Creating an American Commodity, 1617-1937 by Barbara Hahn (review)

pp. 402-403
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Die moderne Strasse Planung, Bau und Verkehr vom 18. bis zum 20. Jahrhundert ed. by Hans-Liudger Dienel and Hans-Ulrich Schiedt (review)

pp. 403-405
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Roads to Power: Britain Invents the Infrastructure State by Jo Guldi (review)

pp. 405-407
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Railway by George Revill (review)

pp. 407-408
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Mountains on the Market: Industry, the Environment, and the South by Randal L. Hall (review)

pp. 409-410
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Santa Rita del Cobre: A Copper Mining Community in New Mexico by Christopher J. Huggard and Terrence M. Humble (review)

pp. 410-412
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The Quest for Technical Knowledge: Bengal in the Nineteenth Century by Suvobrata Sarkar (review)

pp. 412-413
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Locomotive to Aeromotive: Octave Chanute and the Transportation Revolution by Simine Short (review)

pp. 414-415
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Reproduction by Design: Sex, Robots, Trees, and Test-Tube Babies in Interwar Britain by Angus McLaren (review)

pp. 415-417
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Astounding Wonder: Imagining Science and Science Fiction in Interwar America by John Cheng (review)

pp. 417-419
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Into the Cosmos: Space Exploration and Soviet Culture ed. by James T. Andrews and Asif A. Siddiqi (review)

pp. 419-420
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California Design, 1930-1965: Living in a Modern Way ed. by Wendy Kaplan (review)

pp. 421-422
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Good Guys, Wiseguys, and Putting Up Buildings: A Life in Construction by Samuel C. Florman (review)

pp. 422-424
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The Cinematic Footprint: Lights, Camera, Natural Resources by Nadia Bozak (review)

pp. 424-426
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Crabgrass Crucible: Suburban Nature and the Rise of Environmentalism in Twentieth-Century America by Christopher C. Sellers (review)

pp. 426-428
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Hormones for Life: Endocrinology, the Pharmaceutical Industry, and the Dream of a Remedy for Sterility, 1930-1970 by Christer Nordlund (review)

pp. 428-430
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Embryo Politics: Ethics and Policy in Atlantic Democracies by Thomas Banchoff (review)

pp. 430-431
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The Digital Flood: The Diffusion of Information Technology across the U.S., Europe, and Asia by James W. Cortada (review)

pp. 432-433
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User Unfriendly: Consumer Struggles with Personal Technologies, from Clocks and Sewing Machines to Cars and Computers by Joseph J. Corn (review)

pp. 434-435
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