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Volume 50, Number 1, January 2009

Table of Contents

In This Issue

pp. a-b | DOI: 10.1353/tech.0.0218


On the Side: Car Culture in the USSR, 1960s–1980s

pp. 1-22 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.0.0224

Portable Power: Inventor Samuel Ruben and the Birth of Duracell

pp. 24-57 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.0.0203

From Lab to iPod: A Story of Discovery and Commercialization in the Post–Cold War Era

pp. 58-81 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.0.0222

The Mechanization of Brickmaking

pp. 82-102 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.0.0221

On the Cover

Michael of Rhodes: A Fifteenth-Century Mariner and His Book

pp. 103-109 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.0.0211

Presidential Address

The Historian of Technology and Her True Country

pp. 110-126 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.0.0225

Organizational Notes


pp. 127-154 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.0.0238

The Lisbon Meeting, 11–14 October 2008

pp. 155-174 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.0.0230

Classics Revisited

Space Bias/Time Bias: Harold Innis, Empire and Communications

pp. 175-186 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.0.0239

Essay Reviews

America’s Coming of Age: Daniel Walker Howe’s What Hath God Wrought

pp. 187-192 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.0.0231

Bell and Gray: Just a Coincidence?

pp. 193-201 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.0.0213

Book Reviews

Graphics and Text in the Production of Technical Knowledge in China: The Warp and the Weft (review)

pp. 202-204 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.0.0206

Technology and the Culture of Progress in Meiji Japan (review)

pp. 204-205 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.0.0200

Technology and Ethical Idealism: A History of Development in the Netherlands East Indies (review)

pp. 206-207 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.0.0192

The Technical Imagination: Argentine Culture’s Modern Dreams (review)

pp. 208-209 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.0.0227

The Measure of Merit: Talents, Intelligence, and Inequality in the French and American Republics, 1750–1940 (review)

pp. 209-211 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.0.0220

Women at Work in Preindustrial France (review)

pp. 211-213 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.0.0205

La Naissance de l’industrie à Paris entre sueurs et vapeurs 1780–1830 (review)

pp. 213-214 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.0.0197

The Business of Women: Female Enterprise and Urban Development in Northern England, 1760–1830 (review)

p. 215 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.0.0234

The Conquest of Nature: Water, Landscape, and the Making of Modern Germany (review)

pp. 216-217 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.0.0226

Rivertown: Rethinking Urban Rivers (review)

pp. 217-218 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.0.0217

Troubled Waters: Steamboat Disasters, River Improvements, and American Public Policy, 1821–1860 (review)

pp. 219-220 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.0.0210

The West the Railroads Made (review)

pp. 220-221 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.0.0219

The Genesis of Industrial America, 1870–1920 (review)

pp. 222-223 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.0.0212

Backcountry Crucibles: The Lehigh Valley from Settlement to Steel (review)

pp. 223-225 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.0.0215

Goods for Sale: Products and Advertising in the Massachusetts Industrial Age (review)

pp. 225-226 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.0.0208

The Lowell Experiment: Public History in a Postindustrial City (review)

pp. 226-228 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.0.0196

Corporate Wasteland: The Landscape and Memory of Deindustrialization (review)

pp. 228-230 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.0.0236

Hope and Rust: Reinterpreting the Industrial Place in the Late 20th Century (review)

pp. 230-232 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.0.0202

Cycling and Society (review)

pp. 232-233 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.0.0229

Motoring: The Highway Experience in America (review)

pp. 234-235 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.0.0223

Fighting Traffic: The Dawn of the Motor Age in the American City (review)

pp. 235-237 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.0.0209

The Model T: A Centennial History (review)

pp. 237-238 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.0.0199

Auto Mania: Cars, Consumers, and the Environment (review)

pp. 238-240 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.0.0232

Mobility without Mayhem: Safety, Cars, and Citizenship (review)

pp. 240-242 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.0.0214

Buda’s Wagon: A Brief History of the Car Bomb (review)

pp. 242-243 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.0.0233

Nuclear Legacies: Communication, Controversy, and the U.S. Nuclear Weapons Complex (review)

pp. 244-245 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.0.0195

Poison in the Well: Radioactive Waste in the Oceans at the Dawn of the Nuclear Age (review)

pp. 246-247 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.0.0194

The Unnatural History of the Sea (review)

pp. 247-249 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.0.0204

Cod: The Ecological History of the North Atlantic Fisheries (review)

pp. 249-250 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.0.0237

Trying Leviathan: The Nineteenth-Century New York Court Case that Put the Whale on Trial and Challenged the Order of Nature (review)

pp. 251-252 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.0.0228

One Time Fits All: The Campaigns for Global Uniformity (review)

pp. 252-254 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.0.0216

Maps: Finding Our Place in the World (review)

pp. 254-256 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.0.0198

Placing History: How Maps, Spatial Data, and GIS Are Changing Historical Scholarship (review)

pp. 256-258 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.0.0235

Graphic Design: A New History (review)

pp. 258-260 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.0.0201

Faux Real: Genuine Leather and 200 Years of Inspired Fakes (review)

pp. 260-261 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.0.0207

The History of Information Security: A Comprehensive Handbook (review)

pp. 262-263 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.0.0193