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Volume 49, Number 4, October 2008

Table of Contents


Scholars and Miners: Dowsing and the Freiberg Mining Academy

pp. 833-859 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.0.0148

Purity and Theory: Theoretical Tools at Ponts et Chaussées, circa 1800

pp. 860-883 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.0.0156

Charles Grafton Page’s Experiment with a Spiral Conductor

pp. 884-907 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.0.0165

Collapse and Expand: Architecture and Tuberculosis Therapy in Montreal, 1909, 1933, 1954

pp. 908-942 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.0.0172

The Atomic Hero: Robert Oppenheimer and the Making of Scientific Icons in the Early Cold War

pp. 943-966 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.0.0180

On the Cover

An Image mise en abyme

pp. 967-973 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.0.0188


Toward a Transnational History of Technology: Meanings, Promises, Pitfalls

pp. 974-994 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.0.0144

A Car for the Great Asian Multitude

pp. 995-1001 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.0.0153

On Climate, Cars, and Literary Theory

pp. 1002-1009 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.0.0161

Exhibit Review

The London Transport Museum

pp. 1010-1017 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.0.0169

Classics Revisited

From Progressivism to Engineering Studies: Edwin T. Layton’s The Revolt of the Engineers

pp. 1018-1024 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.0.0177

Book Reviews

New Perspectives on Ancient Technology and Engineering in Greece and Rome

pp. 1025-1030 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.0.0185

The Digital Remains

pp. 1031-1035 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.0.0141

RoboCop Dissected: Man-Machine and Mind-Body in the Enlightenment

pp. 1036-1044 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.0.0150


The Mindful Hand: Inquiry and Invention from the Late Renaissance to Early Industrialisation (review)

pp. 1045-1046 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.0.0154

Agent of Change: Print Culture Studies after Elizabeth L. Eisenstein (review)

pp. 1047-1048 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.0.0163

Craft Guilds in the Early Modern Low Countries: Work, Power, and Representation (review)

pp. 1049-1050 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.0.0174

Perceptions of Retailing in Early Modern England (review)

pp. 1050-1051 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.0.0171

The Morals of Measurement: Accuracy, Irony, and Trust in Late Victorian Electrical Practice (review)

pp. 1052-1053 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.0.0160

Telegraphic Realism: Victorian Fiction and Other Information Systems (review)

pp. 1054-1055 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.0.0146

Cleansing the City: Sanitary Geographies in Victorian London (review)

pp. 1055-1056 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.0.0190

Metropolis on the Styx: The Underworlds of Modern Urban Culture, 1800–2001 (review)

pp. 1057-1058 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.0.0143

Playing the Odds: Las Vegas and the Modern West (review)

pp. 1059-1060 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.0.0182

Energy Metropolis: An Environmental History of Houston and the Gulf Coast (review)

pp. 1060-1062 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.0.0187

Emerald City: An Environmental History of Seattle (review)

pp. 1062-1063 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.0.0179

The Papers of Thomas A. Edison, vol. 6: Electrifying New York and Abroad, April 1881–March 1883 (review)

pp. 1064-1065 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.0.0152

Conquering Gotham: A Gilded Age Epic: The Construction of Penn Station and Its Tunnels (review)

pp. 1065-1067 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.0.0145

Nearest Thing to Heaven: The Empire State Building and American Dreams (review)

pp. 1067-1069 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.0.0181

The Global Environment and World Politics (review)

pp. 1069-1070 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.0.0166

Communication and Empire: Media, Markets, and Globalization, 1860–1930 (review)

pp. 1071-1072 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.0.0142

Networking Europe: Transnational Infrastructures and the Shaping of Europe, 1850–2000 (review)

pp. 1073-1074 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.0.0173

From Pigeons to News Portals: Foreign Reporting and the Challenge of New Technology (review)

pp. 1074-1076 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.0.0140

A Republic in Time: Temporality and Social Imagination in Nineteenth-Century America (review)

pp. 1076-1077 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.0.0176

Popular Ideologies: Mass Culture at Mid-Century (review)

pp. 1077-1079 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.0.0178

Radio’s America: The Great Depression and the Rise of Modern Mass Culture (review)

pp. 1079-1080 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.0.0170

Crossing the Ether: British Public Service Radio and Commercial Competition, 1922–1945 (review)

pp. 1081-1082 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.0.0157

Body Shots: Early Cinema’s Incarnations (review)

pp. 1082-1084 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.0.0184

Stereoscopic Cinema and the Origins of 3-D Film, 1838–1952 (review)

pp. 1084-1085 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.0.0162

“Politique de la grandeur” versus “Made in Germany”: Politische Kulturgeschichte der Technik am Beispiel der PAL-SECAM-Kontroverse (review)

pp. 1085-1087 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.0.0151

Robot Ghosts and Wired Dreams: Japanese Science Fiction from Origins to Anime (review)

pp. 1087-1089 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.0.0189

Technological Empowerment: The Internet, State, and Society in China (review)

pp. 1089-1090 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.0.0186

In Gold We Trust: Social Capital and Economic Change in the Italian Jewelry Towns (review)

pp. 1091-1092 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.0.0149

Industry and Modernism: Companies, Architecture, and Identity in the Nordic and Baltic Countries during the High-Industrial Period (review)

pp. 1092-1094 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.0.0159

Female Labour Power: Women Workers’ Influence on Business Practices in the British and American Cotton Industries, 1780–1860 (review)

pp. 1094-1095 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.0.0175

Labor and Laborers of the Loom: Mechanization and Handloom Weavers, 1780–1840 (review)

pp. 1095-1097 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.0.0168

Testing American Sea Power: U.S. Navy Strategic Exercises, 1923–1940 (review)

pp. 1097-1099 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.0.0164

The Development of Propulsion Technology for U.S. Space-Launch Vehicles, 1926–1991 (review)

pp. 1099-1100 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.0.0183

Dictatorship of the Air: Aviation Culture and the Fate of Modern Russia (review)

pp. 1101-1102 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.0.0191

The Strategic Petroleum Reserve: U.S. Energy Security and Oil Politics, 1975–2005 (review)

pp. 1103-1104 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.0.0147

Materials in Eighteenth-Century Science: A Historical Ontology (review)

pp. 1104-1105 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.0.0155

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Volume 49 (2008)

pp. 1106-1137 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.0.0167