Volume 58, Number 2, April 2017

Table of Contents

Essay

Bitcoin and Potosí Silver: Historical Perspectives on Cryptocurrency

pp. 307-334
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Articles

Welcoming Wind Turbines and the PIMBY ("Please in My Backyard") Phenomenon: The Culture of the Machine in the Rural American Midwest

pp. 335-367
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Exploding the Black Box: Personal Computing, the Notebook Battery Crisis, and Postindustrial Systems Thinking

pp. 368-391
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American AV: Edgar Dale and the Information Age Classroom

pp. 392-421
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Technological Nocturne: The Lisbon Industrial Institute and Romantic Engineering (1849–1888)

pp. 422-458
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Producing Skills for an Empire: Theory and Practice in the Seville School of Gunners during the Golden Age of the Carrera de Indias

pp. 459-486
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Forum: The Paper Technologies of Capitalism

Introduction

pp. 487-505
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Pricing the Future in the Seventeenth Century: Calculating Technologies in Competition

pp. 506-528
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Numbers for the Innumerate: Everyday Arithmetic and Atlantic Capitalism

pp. 529-544
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Rags Make Paper, Paper Makes Money: Material Texts and Metaphors of Capital

pp. 545-555
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Must We Embody Context?

pp. 556-569
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Memorial

Ann Johnson, 28 May 1965 to 11 December 2016

pp. 570-577
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Essay Review

The Flawed "Tools of Empire": Clive Dewey, Steamboats on the Indus

pp. 578-580
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Book Reviews

Making Photography Matter: A Viewer's History from the Civil War to the Great Depression by Cara A. Finnegan (review)

pp. 581-583
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The Shape of Spectatorship, Art, Science, and Early Cinema in Germany by Scott Curtis (review)

pp. 583-584
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Technology and the Search for Progress in Modern Mexico by Edward Beatty (review)

pp. 584-586
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Claiming the Bicycle: Women, Rhetoric, and Technology in Nineteenth-Century America by Sarah Hallenbeck (review)

pp. 586-588
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The Cotton Kings: Capitalism and Corruption in Turn-of-the-Century New York and New Orleans by Bruce E. Baker and Barbara Hahn (review)

pp. 588-589
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Backwater Blues: The Mississippi Flood of 1927 in the African American Imagination by Richard M. Mizelle Jr. (review)

pp. 590-591
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Barnstorming the Prairies: How Aerial Vision Shaped the Midwest by Jason Weems (review)

pp. 591-593
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The Social Project: Housing Postwar France by Kenny Cupers (review)

pp. 593-595
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Back to the Breast: Natural Motherhood and Breastfeeding in America by Jessica Martucci (review)

pp. 595-596
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The Other Space Race: Eisenhower and the Quest for Aerospace Security by Nicholas Michael Sambaluk (review)

pp. 597-598
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After Apollo? Richard Nixon and the American Space Program by John M. Logsdon (review)

pp. 598-600
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Soviet Space Mythologies: Public Images, Private Memories and the Making of a Cultural Identity by Slava Gerovitch (review)

pp. 600-602
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ENIAC in Action: Making and Remaking the Modern Computer by Thomas Haigh, Mark Priestley, and Crispin Rope (review)

pp. 602-604
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Atari to Zelda: Japan's Videogames in Global Contexts by Mia Consalvo (review)

pp. 604-606
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Ambient Commons: Attention in the Age of Embodied Information by Malcolm McCullough (review)

pp. 606-607
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Prototype Politics: Technology-Intensive Campaigning and the Data of Democracy by Daniel Kreiss (review)

pp. 608-609
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Technology Choices: Why Occupations Differ in Their Embrace of New Technology by Diane E. Bailey and Paul M. Leonardi (review)

pp. 609-611
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Technological Innovation in Legacy Sectors by William B. Bonvillian and Charles Weiss (review)

pp. 611-613
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Revolutionizing Innovation: Users, Communities, and Open Innovation ed. by Dietmar Harhoff and Karim R. Lakhani (review)

pp. 613-614
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The Eureka Myth: Creators, Innovators, and Everyday Intellectual Property by Jessica Silbey (review)

pp. 615-616
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Places of Invention ed. by Arthur P. Molella and Anna Karvellas (review)

pp. 617-618
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Engaging Smithsonian Objects through Science, History, and the Arts ed. by Mary Jo Arnoldi (review)

pp. 618-620
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Forestry in the U.S. South: A History by Mason C. Carter, Robert C. Kellison, and R. Scott Wallinger (review)

pp. 620-621
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The Yellow River: The Problem of Water in Modern China by David A Pietz (review)

pp. 621-623
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The Great Acceleration: An Environmental History of the Anthropocene since 1945 by J. R. McNeill and Peter Engelke (review)

pp. 623-624
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