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  Volume 55, Number 2, April 2014

Table of Contents

Special Issue: Shifting Gears


Introduction: Constructing Sociotechnical Environments—Aurality, Air Quality, and Automobiles

pp. 287-298


Orchestrating Automobile Technology: Comfort, Mobility Culture, and the Construction of the “Family Touring Car,” 1917–1940

pp. 299-325

Cars with the Boom: Identity and Territory in American Postwar Automobile Sound

pp. 326-353

“Dial Gauge versus Senses 1–0”: German Car Mechanics and the Introduction of New Diagnostic Equipment, 1950–1980

pp. 354-389

Of Clunkers and Camaros: Accelerated Vehicle Retirement Programs and the Automobile Enthusiast, 1990–2009

pp. 390-428

Eco-Friendly versus Cancer-Causing: Perceptions of Diesel Cars in West Germany and the United States, 1970–1990

pp. 429-460

Da Vinci Medal Address

Our Technological Age, from the Inside Out

pp. 461-476

Beyond Words

Introduction from the Editor

pp. 477-478

Technology at Sea: Lucien Castaing-Taylor and Véréna Paravel, Leviathan

pp. 479-481

MythBusters and the Joy of Technology

pp. 482-485

Book Reviews

Making Noise: From Babel to the Big Bang & Beyond by Hillel Schwartz (review)

pp. 486-487

Environment, Health and History ed. by Virginia Berridge and Martin Gorsky (review)

pp. 487-488

The Information: A History, a Theory, a Flood by James Gleick (review)

pp. 489-490

Science in Print: Essays on the History of Science and the Culture of Print ed. by Rima D. Apple, Gregory J. Downey, and Stephen L. Vaughn (review)

pp. 491-492

Indigo Plantations and Science in Colonial India by Prakash Kumar (review)

pp. 492-494

Guano and the Opening of the Pacific World by Gregory Cushman (review)

pp. 494-495

Re-inventing the Ship: Science, Technology, and the Maritime World, 1800–1918 ed. by Don Leggett and Richard Dunn (review)

pp. 496-497

The Optical Munitions Industry in Great Britain, 1888–1923 by Stephen C Sambrook (review)

pp. 497-499

Power Struggles: Scientific Authority and the Creation of Practical Electricity before Edison by Michael Brian Schiffer (review)

pp. 499-501

Airship Design, Development, and Disaster by John Swinfield (review)

pp. 501-502

Flickering Light: A History of Neon by Christoph Ribbat (review)

pp. 502-504

American Radio in China: International Encounters with Technology and Communications, 1919–41 by Michael Krysko (review)

pp. 504-505

A Single Sky: How an International Community Forged the Science of Radio Astronomy by David P. D. Munns (review)

pp. 506-507

Integrating Women into the Astronaut Corps: Politics and Logistics at NASA, 1972–2004 by Amy E. Foster (review)

pp. 507-509

Technologies of Inclusion: Gender in the Information Society ed. by Knut Holtan Sørensen, Wendy Faulkner, and Els Rommes (review)

pp. 509-510

Genentech: The Beginnings of Biotech by Sally Smith Hughes (review)

pp. 511-512

The Future Was Here: The Commodore Amiga by Jimmy Maher (review)

pp. 513-515

Supervision: An Introduction to the Surveillance Society by John Gilliom and Torin Monahan (review)

pp. 515-516

Coding Places: Software Practice in a South American City by Yuri Takhteyev (review)

pp. 517-518

Cosmopolitan Commons: Sharing Risks and Resources across Borders ed. by Nil Disco and Eda Kranakis (review)

pp. 518-520