Volume 57, Number 1, January 2016

Table of Contents

Essay

  Mining Cultures and Mary Cults: Where the Sacred and Profane Meet

pp. 1-23
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Articles

  Masculinity and Material Culture in Technological Transitions: From Letterpress to Offset Lithography, 1960s–1980s

pp. 24-53
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  “When Does It Stop Being Peanut Butter?”: FDA Food Standards of Identity, Ruth Desmond, and the Shifting Politics of Consumer Activism, 1960s–1970s

pp. 54-79
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  Engineers Attack the “No. One Killer” in Coal Mining: The Bureau of Mines and the Promotion of Roof Bolting, 1947–1969

pp. 80-118
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  Technology Commercialization as University Mission: Early Historical Developments at the University of Toronto

pp. 119-143
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Inside the Black Box

  Technical Experimentation in Ship Design during the Last Decades of the Serenissima: Gerolamo Maria Balbi’s Galea alla Ponentina

pp. 144-182
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Organizational Notes

  Awards

pp. 183-195
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  The Albuquerque Meeting, 8–11 October 2015

pp. 196-215
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Conference Report

  Forty-second Symposium of the International Committee for the History of Technology and Fourth Meeting of the History of Electrical Technology: “History of High-Technologies and Their Socio-Cultural Contexts,” Tel Aviv, Israel, 16–20 August 2015

pp. 216-224
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Beyond Words

  Digital Histories of Disasters: History of Technology through Social Media

pp. 225-230
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Exhibit Review

  The Anthropocene as a History of Technology: Welcome to the Anthropocene: The Earth in Our Hands, Deutsches Museum, Munich

pp. 231-237
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Essay Review

  How to Glean Culture from an Evolving Internet: Richard Rogers, Digital Methods

pp. 238-241
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Book Reviews

  Comparative Textual Media: Transforming the Humanities in the Postprint Era ed. by N. Katherine Hayles and Jessica Pressman (review)

pp. 242-243
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  Beyond Innovation: Technology, Institution, and Change as Categories for Social Analysis by Thomas Kaiserfeld (review)

pp. 244-245
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  Risk: Negotiating Safety in American Society by Arwen Mohun (review)

pp. 245-246
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  Spark from the Deep: How Shocking Experiments with Strongly Electric Fish Powered Scientific Discovery by William J. Turkel (review)

pp. 247-248
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  Child Workers and Industrial Health in Britain 1780–1850 by Peter Kirby (review)

pp. 248-250
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  Imperial Media: Colonial Networks and Information Technologies in the British Literary Imagination, 1857–1918 by Aaron Worth (review)

pp. 250-252
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  Breathing Race into the Machine: The Surprising Career of the Spirometer from Plantation to Genetics by Lundy Braun (review)

pp. 252-254
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  The Camera as Historian: Amateur Photographers and Historical Imagination, 1885–1918 by Elizabeth Edwards (review)

pp. 254-255
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  Characteristically American: Memorial Architecture, National Identity, and the Egyptian Revival by Joy M. Giguere (review)

pp. 256-257
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  Carbon Nation: Fossil Fuels in the Making of American Culture by Bob Johnson (review)

pp. 258-259
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  Unearthing the Nation: Modern Geology and Nationalism in Republican China by Grace Yen Shen (review)

pp. 260-262
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  Lonely Ideas: Can Russia Compete? by Loren Graham (review)

pp. 262-264
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  The Garage: Automobility and Building Innovation in America’s Early Auto Age by John A. Jakle and Keith A. Sculle (review)

pp. 264-265
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  Empire of Water: An Environmental and Political History of the New York City Water Supply by David Soll (review)

pp. 266-267
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  Thirsty City: Politics, Greed, and the Making of Atlanta’s Water Crisis by Skye Borden (review)

pp. 267-269
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  The Fate of Cities: Urban America and the Federal Government, 1945–2000 by Roger Biles (review)

pp. 269-271
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  The Classification of Sex: Alfred Kinsey and the Organization of Knowledge by Donna J. Drucker (review)

pp. 271-272
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  Le crédit à la consommation en France, 1947–1965: De la stigmatisation à la réglementation by Sabine Effosse (review)

pp. 273-274
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  Spies and Shuttles: NASA’s Secret Relationships with the DoD and CIA by James E. David (review)

pp. 275-276
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  GPS Declassified: From Smart Bombs to Smartphones by Richard D. Easton and Eric F. Frazier (review)

pp. 276-278
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  FAXED: The Rise and Fall of the Fax Machine by Jonathan Coopersmith (review)

pp. 278-280
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  Managing Cyber Attacks in International Law, Business, and Relations: In Search of Cyber Peace by Scott J. Shackelford (review)

pp. 280-281
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  Beyond the Checkpoint: Visual Practices in America’s Global War on Terror by Rebecca A. Adelman (review)

pp. 282-283
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  Design, Mediation, and the Posthuman ed. by Dennis M. Weiss, Amy D. Propen, and Colbey Emmerson Reid (review)

pp. 283-284
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  Singularities: Technoculture, Transhumanism, and Science Fiction in the 21st Century by Joshua Raulerson (review)

pp. 285-286
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