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  Volume 45, Number 4, October 2004

Table of Contents

From: Technology and Culture

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In This Issue

pp. i-ii
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Articles

Guns, Race, and Skill in Nineteenth-Century Southern Africa

pp. 687-711
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Forbidden Frequencies: Sino-American Relations and Chinese Broadcasting during the Interwar Era

pp. 712-739
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Radiant Cuisine: The Commercial Fate of Food Irradiation in the United States

pp. 740-763
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Research Notes

The City as Communications Net: Norbert Wiener, the Atomic Bomb, and Urban Dispersal

pp. 764-777
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Tredegar, Newcastle, Baltimore: The Swivel Truck as Paradigm of Technology Transfer

pp. 778-794
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Engineering the Perfect Cup of Coffee: Samuel Prescott and the Sanitary Vision at MIT

pp. 795-807
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On the Cover

Tripp's Sawmill, 1926

pp. 808-811
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Exhibit Reviews

America on the Move At the National Museum of American History

pp. 812-816
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Machine, Monument, and Metropolis: New York's Pennsylvania Station At the Hagley Museum and Library

pp. 817-823
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The Union Pacific Museum and Archives (review)

pp. 824-829
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Essay Review

Technology, Policy, and a Passion for Shad: John McPhee, The Founding Fish

pp. 830-833
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Book Reviews

Inventing the Cotton Gin: Machine and Myth in Antebellum America (review)

pp. 834-835
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The Weaver's Craft: Cloth, Commerce, and Industry in Early Pennsylvania (review)

pp. 836-837
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The Roots of American Industrialization (review)

pp. 837-838
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Bolt of Fate: Benjamin Franklin and His Electric Kite Hoax (review)

pp. 839-840
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Draw the Lightning Down: Benjamin Franklin and Electrical Technology in the Age of Enlightenment (review)

pp. 840-842
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The Middle-Class City: Transforming Space and Time in Philadelphia, 1876-1926 (review)

pp. 842-844
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Gaining Ground: A History of Landmaking in Boston (review)

pp. 844-846
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Capitalism, Politics, and Railroads in Jacksonian New England (review)

pp. 846-847
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Black Inventors in the Age of Segregation: Granville T. Woods, Lewis H. Latimer, and Shelby J. Davidson (review)

pp. 848-849
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Everyday Engineering: An Ethnography of Design and Innovation (review)

pp. 849-850
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The Art of Structural Design: A Swiss Legacy (review)

pp. 851-852
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Tower and Office: From Modernist Theory to Contemporary Practice (review)

pp. 852-854
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Raymond Loewy: Designs for a Consumer Culture (review)

pp. 854-855
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Wheels for the World: Henry Ford, His Company, and a Century of Progress (review)

pp. 856-857
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Buyways: Billboards, Automobiles, and the American Landscape (review)

pp. 857-858
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Everyday America: Cultural Landscape Studies after J. B. Jackson (review)

pp. 859-860
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The Unending Frontier: An Environmental History of the Early Modern World (review)

pp. 861-862
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Natural States: The Environmental Imagination in Maine, Oregon, and the Nation (review)

pp. 862-864
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After the Smoke Clears: Struggling to Get By in Rustbelt America (review)

pp. 864-866
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Warm Sands: Uranium Mill Tailings Policy in the Atomic West (review)

pp. 866-868
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Toward Nuclear Abolition: A History of the World Nuclear Disarmament Movement, 1971-Present (review)

pp. 868-869
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Wachhund des Atomzeitalters: Geigerzahler in der Geschichte des Strahlenschutzes (review)

pp. 869-871
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Parting the Desert: The Creation of the Suez Canal (review)

pp. 871-872
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Distant Ties: Germany, the Ottoman Empire, and the Construction of the Baghdad Railway (review)

pp. 872-874
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Vauban: De la gloire du roi au service de l'etat (review)

pp. 874-876
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La trace du fleuve: La Seine et Paris, 1750-1850 (review)

pp. 876-877
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"Par la science, pour la patrie": L'association francaise pour l'avancement des sciences (1872-1914) (review)

pp. 878-879
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Des barrages, des usines, et des hommes : L'industrialisation des Alpes du nord entre ressources locales et apports exterieurs (review)

pp. 879-880
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Intelligence in War: Knowledge of the Enemy from Napoleon to Al-Qaeda, and: Uncovering Ways of War: U.S. Intelligence and Foreign Military Innovation, 1918-1941 (review)

pp. 881-883
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The Precision Revolution: GPS and the Future of Aerial Warfare (review)

pp. 883-884
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From Warfare to Welfare: Defense Intellectuals and Urban Problems in Cold War America (review)

pp. 885-886
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Cold War Laboratory: RAND, the Air Force, and the American State, 1945-1950 (review)

pp. 886-888
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Cold War, Cool Medium: Television, McCarthyism, and American Culture (review)

pp. 888-889
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Sonic Boom: Napster, MP3, and the New Pioneers of Music (review)

pp. 890-891
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To the Digital Age: Research Labs, Start-Up Companies, and the Rise of MOS Technology (review)

pp. 892-893
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Mechanizing Proof: Computing, Risk, and Trust (review)

pp. 893-895
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Modern Enchantments: The Cultural Power of Secular Magic (review)

pp. 895-897
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Edison's Eve: A Magical History of the Quest for Mechanical Life (review)

pp. 897-899
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Artificial Parts, Practical Lives: Modern Histories of Prosthetics (review)

pp. 899-901
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Prefiguring Cyberculture: An Intellectual History (review)

pp. 901-902
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Techniktheorien: Der Platz der Dinge in der Welt des Menschen (review)

pp. 903-904
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Ganz normale Bilder: Historische Beitrage zur visuellen Herstellung von Selbstverstandlichkeit (review)

pp. 904-905
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Selling Mrs. Consumer: Christine Frederick and the Rise of Household Efficiency (review)

pp. 906-907
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Gender and Technology: A Reader (review)

pp. 908-910
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Memorials

Eugene S. Ferguson, 1916-2004

pp. 911-921
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Daniel J. Boorstin, 1914-2004

pp. 922-930
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Index

Index: Volume 45 (2004)

pp. 931-959
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