restricted access   Volume 59, Number 1, January 2018

Table of Contents

Essay

After Innovation, Turn to Maintenance

pp. 1-25
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Articles

“Wandering in the Desert”: The Clinch River Breeder Reactor Debate in the U.S. Congress, 1972–1983

pp. 26-47
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The Cornell Kitchen: Housing and Design Research in Postwar America

pp. 48-94
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“A New Business in the World”: The Telegraph, Privacy, and the U.S. Constitution in the Nineteenth Century

pp. 95-125
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The World’s Best Carpets: Erastus Bigelow and the Financing of Antebellum Innovation

pp. 126-151
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Conference Report

Forty-fourth Symposium of the International Committee for the History of Technology: “Science, Technology, and Medicine between the Global and the Local,” Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 24–29 July 2017

pp. 152-158
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Exhibit Review

Robots: The 500-year Quest to Make Machines Human

pp. 159-167
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Book Reviews

Life on Display: Revolutionizing U.S. Museums of Science and Natural History in the Twentieth Century by Karen A. Rader, Virginia E. M. Cain (review)

pp. 168-169
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Photographs, Museums, Collections: Between Art and Information by Elizabeth Edwards, Christopher Morton (review)

pp. 170-171
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The Slain Wood: Papermaking and Its Environmental Consequences in the American South by William Boyd (review)

pp. 171-173
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La costruzione delle Alpi: Il Novecento e il modernismo alpino (1917–2017) [Building the Alps: The Twentieth Century and International Style Architecture] by Antonio De Rossi (review)

pp. 173-174
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Bitter Waters: The Struggles of the Pecos River by Patrick Dearen (review)

pp. 175-176
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Plantation Kingdom: The American South and its Global Commodities by Richard Follett, et al. (review)

pp. 176-177
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Fatal Isolation: The Devastating Paris Heat Wave of 2003 by Richard C. Keller (review)

pp. 178-179
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Power on the Hudson: Storm King Mountain and the Emergence of Modern American Environmentalism by Robert Lifset (review)

pp. 179-181
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Forests Are Gold: Trees, People, and Environmental Rule in Vietnam by Pamela D. McElwee (review)

pp. 181-183
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Historical Studies in the Societal Impact of Spaceflight ed. by Steven J. Dick (review)

pp. 183-185
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Behind the Gas Mask: The U.S. Chemical Warfare Service in War and Peace by Thomas I. Faith (review)

pp. 185-186
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Doomed to Cooperate: How American and Russian Scientists Joined Forces to Avert Some of the Greatest Post-Cold War Nuclear Dangers ed. by Siegfried Hecker (review)

pp. 187-188
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Sharing Knowledge, Shaping Europe: U.S. Technological Collaboration and Nonproliferation by John Krige (review)

pp. 188-190
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FastLane: Managing Science in the Internet World by Thomas J. Misa, Jeffrey R. Yost (review)

pp. 190-192
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Learning from a Disaster: Improving Nuclear Safety and Security after Fukushima ed. by Edward D. Blandford, Scott D. Sagan (review)

pp. 192-193
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Radiation Brain Moms and Citizen Scientists: The Gender Politics of Food Contamination after Fukushima by Aya Hirata Kimura (review)

pp. 194-195
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Dompter Prométhée: Technologies et socialismes à l’âge romantique, 1820–1870 ed. by François Jarrige (review)

pp. 196-197
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Innocent Experiments: Childhood and the Culture of Popular Science in the United States by Rebecca Onion (review)

pp. 197-199
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Lost Sound: The Forgotten Art of Radio Storytelling by Jeff Porter (review)

pp. 199-200
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Actor-Network Theory and Crime Studies: Explorations in Science and Technology ed. by Dominique Robert, Martin Dufresne (review)

pp. 201-202
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