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Volume 53, Number 2, April 2012

Table of Contents

Da Vinci Medal Address

Welcoming in a Lovely World

pp. 259-271 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.2012.0082


The End of Manhattan: How the Gas Centrifuge Changed the Quest for Nuclear Weapons

pp. 272-305 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.2012.0046

Unearthing Benny the Bulldozer: The Culture of Clearance in Postwar Children’s Books

pp. 306-336 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.2012.0053

Art to Cheat the Common-Weale: Inventors, Projectors, and Patentees in English Satire, ca.1630–70

pp. 337-365 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.2012.0060

Leo Baekeland’s Transatlantic Struggle for Bakelite: Patenting Inside and Outside of America

pp. 366-400 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.2012.0067

“Improving” the Decoration of Furniture: Imitation and Mechanization in the Marquetry Process in Britain and America, 1850–1900

pp. 401-434 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.2012.0073


Karen Johnson Freeze, 22 October 1945–19 March 2009: A Tribute

pp. 435-441 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.2012.0079

Czechoslovak Theater Technology under Communism: Ambassador to the West

pp. 442-460 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.2012.0043

Essay Reviews

Techno-Science and the State in the Japanese Empire: Yang Daqing, Technology of Empire Janis Mimura, Planning for Empire

pp. 461-464 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.2012.0050

Socialist Housing in the Eastern Bloc: Lynne Attwood, Gender and Housing in Soviet Russia Kimberly Elman Zarecor, Manufacturing a Socialist Modernity

pp. 465-469 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.2012.0057

Book Reviews

The Illusory Boundary: Environment and Technology in History (review)

pp. 470-471 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.2012.0084

Evolutionary History: Uniting History and Biology to Understand Life on Earth (review)

pp. 472-473 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.2012.0054

Hybrid: The History and Science of Plant Breeding (review)

pp. 474-475 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.2012.0048

Changes in the Technological Landscape. Essays in the History of Science and Technology (review)

pp. 475-477 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.2012.0062

Industrial Work and Life: An Anthropological Reader. Vol. 78: London School of Economics Monographs on Social Anthropology (review)

pp. 477-479 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.2012.0070

Rome’s World: The Peutinger Map Reconsidered (review)

pp. 479-480 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.2012.0059

Working with Limestone: The Science, Technology and Art of Medieval Limestone Monuments (review)

pp. 481-482 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.2012.0083

The Crafting of the 10,000 Things: Knowledge and Technology in Seventeenth-Century China (review)

pp. 483-484 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.2012.0042

The King’s Best Highway: The Lost History of the Boston Post Road, the Route that Made America (review)

pp. 484-486 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.2012.0075

The Sublime Invention: Ballooning in Europe, 1783–1820 (review)

pp. 487-488 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.2012.0044

Telegraphic Imperialism: Crisis and Panic in the Indian Empire, c. 1830 (review)

pp. 488-490 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.2012.0081

Hotel Dreams: Luxury, Technology, and Urban Ambition in America, 1829–1929 (review)

pp. 490-491 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.2012.0058

Einstein’s Generation: The Origins of the Relativity Revolution (review)

pp. 492-493 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.2012.0071

Globalizing Polar Science: Reconsidering the International Polar and Geophysical Years (review)

pp. 493-495 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.2012.0055

Jules-Louis Breton 1878–1940: Un savant parlementaire (review)

pp. 495-496 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.2012.0064

The Age of Airpower (review)

pp. 497-498 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.2012.0072

Flying Across America: The Airline Passenger Experience (review)

pp. 498-500 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.2012.0056

Radio Utopia: Postwar Audio Documentary in the Public Interest (review)

pp. 500-502 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.2012.0076

Enduring Pastoral: Recycling the Middle Landscape Ideal in the Tennessee Valley (review)

pp. 502-503 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.2012.0045

Second Suburb: Levittown, Pennsylvania (review)

pp. 504-505 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.2012.0078

Peddling Bicycles to America: The Rise of an Industry (review)

pp. 505-507 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.2012.0052

One Less Car: Bicycling and the Politics of Automobility (review)

pp. 507-508 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.2012.0063

Judging Edward Teller: A Closer Look at One of the Most Influential Scientists of the Twentieth Century (review)

pp. 509-510 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.2012.0068

Lenin’s Laureate: Zhores Alferov’s Life in Communist Science (review)

pp. 511-512 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.2012.0061

Toys and Tools in Pink: Cultural Narratives of Gender, Science and Technology (review)

pp. 513-514 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.2012.0066

America and the Pill: A History of Promise, Peril, and Liberation (review)

pp. 515-516 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.2012.0069

Grace Hopper and the Invention of the Information Age (review)

pp. 516-517 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.2012.0051

Inventing the PC: The MCM/70 Story (review)

pp. 518-519 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.2012.0077

The Net Effect: Romanticism, Capitalism, and the Internet (review)

pp. 520-521 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.2012.0074

Digital Cultures (review)

pp. 521-523 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.2012.0080

Korea’s Online Gaming Empire (review)

pp. 523-524 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.2012.0047


To The Editor

pp. 525-529 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.2012.0065

Response to McDermott:

pp. 530-531 | DOI: 10.1353/tech.2012.0085