Technology and Culture

Technology and Culture 41.3, July 2000

Contents

Articles

    Mindell, David A.
  • Opening Black's Box: Rethinking Feedback's Myth of Origin
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    Subject Headings:
    • Black, Harold S., 1898-1983.
    • Feedback (Electronics) -- History.
    • Feedback amplifiers -- History.
    • Bell Telephone Laboratories, inc. -- History.
    Goldman, Joanne Abel, 1957-
  • National Science in the Nation's Heartland: The Ames Laboratory at Iowa State University
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    Subject Headings:
    • Ames Laboratory -- History.
    • Iowa State University -- History.
    • Science and state -- United States -- History.
    • Spedding, F. H. (Frank Harold), 1902-
    Takahashi, Yuzo.
  • A Network of Tinkerers: The Advent of the Radio and Television Receiver Industry in Japan
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    Subject Headings:
    • Radio supplies industry -- Japan -- History.
    • Television supplies industry -- Japan -- History.
    • Hobbyists -- Japan.
    Bijker, Wiebe E.
    Bijsterveld, Karin, 1961-
  • Women Walking through Plans: Technology, Democracy, and Gender Identity
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    Subject Headings:
    • Vrouwen Adviescommissies voor de Woningbouw.
    • Public housing -- Social aspects -- Netherlands -- History -- 20th century.
    • City planning -- Netherlands -- Citizen participation -- History -- 20th century.
    • Architecture, Domestic -- Netherlands -- History -- 20th century.

Museum Reviews

    Hutchins, Louis P.
  • Poised for the New Millennium: The Technical Museums of Prague, Vienna, and Berlin
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    Subject Headings:
    • Národní technické muzeum v Praze.
    • Technisches Museum für Industrie und Gewerbe in Wien.
    • Deutsches Technikmuseum Berlin.

Review Essay

    Lipartito, Kenneth, 1957-
  • The Historian in the Rose Garden?
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    Subject Headings:
    • Hart, David M., 1961- Forged consensus: science, technology, and economic policy in the United States, 1921-1953.
    • Gottweis, Herbert, 1958- Governing molecules: the discursive politics of genetic engineering in Europe and the United States.
    • Mowery, David C. Paths of innovation: technological change in 20th century America.
    • Rosenberg, Nathan, 1927-
    • Science and state -- United States -- History.
    • Genetic engineering -- Government policy -- Europe.

Book Reviews

    Hugill, Peter J.
  • Science and Technology in World History (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • McClellan, James E. (James Edward), 1946- Science and technology in world history.
    • Dorn, Harold, 1928-
    • Science -- History.
    John, Richard R., 1959-
  • Global Communications since 1844: Geopolitics and Technology (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Hugill, Peter J. Global communications since 1844: geopolitics and technology.
    • Telecommunication -- History.
    Moon, Suzanne.
  • Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Diamond, Jared M. Guns, germs, and steel: the fates of human societies.
    • Social evolution.
    Syon, Guillaume de.
  • Des sciences et des techniques: Un débat (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Guesnerie, R., ed. Des sciences et des techniques: un débat.
    • Hartog, François, ed.
    • Science -- Social aspects -- Congresses.
    Altshuler, José, 1929-
  • The Twenty-One Books of Engineering and Machines of Juanelo Turriano (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Turriano, Juanelo, ca. 1511-1583. Twenty-one books of engineering and machines of Juanelo Turriano.
    • Keller, Alex, 1932-, tr.
    • Mechanical engineering -- Early works to 1800.
    Savage-Smith, Emilie.
  • Western Astrolabes (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Adler Planetarium & Astronomy Museum. Western astrolabes.
    • Webster, Roderick S.
    • Webster, Marjorie.
    • Astrolabes -- Catalogs.
    Hyldtoft, Ole, 1943-
  • Teknikens landskap: En teknikhistorisk antologi tillägnad Svante Lindqvist (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Hedin, Marika, ed. Teknikens landskap: en teknikhistorisk antologi tillägnad Svante Lindqvist.
    • Larsson, Ulf, 1965-, ed.
    • Technology -- History.
    Lankton, Larry D.
  • Iron-Making Societies: Early Industrial Development in Sweden and Russia, 1600-1900 (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Ågren, Maria, ed. Iron-making societies: early industrial development in Sweden and Russia, 1600-1900.
    • Iron industry and trade -- Sweden -- History.
    Spickermann, Roland.
  • The Traditional Chinese Iron Industry and its Modern Fate (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Wagner, Donald B. Traditional Chinese iron industry and its modern fate.
    • Iron industry and trade -- China.
    Pannabecker, John.
  • Mine et métal, 1780-1880: Les non-ferreux et l'industrialisation (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Garçon, Anne-Françoise. Mine et métal, 1780-1880: les non-ferreux et l'industrialisation.
    • Mineral industries -- France -- History.
    Gough, J. B.
  • Les fonds d'archives Seguin: Aux origines de la révolution industrielle en France, 1790-1860 (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Cotte, Michel. Fonds d'archives Seguin: aux origines de la révolution industrielle en France, 1790-1860.
    • Séguin, Marc, 1786-1875 -- Archives.
    Alder, Ken.
  • French Architects and Engineers in the Age of Enlightenment (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Picon, Antoine. French architects and engineers in the Age of Enlightenment.
    • Thom, Martin, tr.
    • Neoclassicism (Architecture) -- France.
    Irish, Sharon, 1952-
  • From Craft to Profession: The Practice of Architecture in Nineteenth-Century America (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Woods, Mary N., 1950- From craft to profession: the practice of architecture in nineteenth-century America.
    • Architectural practice -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
    Hyde, Charles K., 1945-
  • The Works: The Industrial Architecture of the United States (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Bradley, Betsy H. Works: the industrial architecture of the United States.
    • Architecture, Industrial -- United States.
    Blaszczyk, Regina Lee.
  • Air-Conditioning America: Engineers and the Controlled Environment, 1900-1960 (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Cooper, Gail, 1954- Air-conditioning America: engineers and the controlled environment, 1900-1960.
    • Air conditioning -- United States -- History.
    Lewis, Jeffrey.
  • The Intellectual Appropriation of Technology: Discourses on Modernity, 1900-1939 (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Hård, Mikael, ed. Intellectual appropriation of technology: discourses on modernity, 1900-1939.
    • Jamison, Andrew, ed.
    • Technology -- Social aspects -- History -- 20th century.
    Hård, Mikael.
  • Der Optimismus der Ingenieure: Triumph der Technik in der Krise der Moderne um 1900 (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Dienel, Hans-Liudger, 1961-, ed. Optimismus der Ingenieure: Triumph der Technik in der Krise der Moderne um 1900.
    • Technology -- Germany -- History -- 20th century.
    Newman, Karen, 1949-
  • The Visible Woman: Imaging Technologies, Gender, and Science (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Treichler, Paula A, ed. Visible woman: imaging technologies, gender, and science.
    • Cartwright, Lisa, 1959-, ed.
    • Penley, Constance, 1948-, ed.
    • Women -- Health and hygiene -- Social aspects.
    Wosk, Julie.
  • The Technology of Orgasm: Hysteria, the Vibrator, and Women's Sexual Satisfaction (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Maines, Rachel P. Technology of orgasm: "hysteria," the vibrator, and women's sexual satisfaction.
    • Women -- Sexual behavior -- History.
    Osietzki, Maria.
  • Elektrizität in der Geistesgeschichte, and: Elektrifizierung als Vision: Zur Symbolgeschichte einer Technik im Alltag (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Plitzner, Klaus, ed. Elektrizität in der Geistesgeschichte.
    • Binder, Beate. Elektrifizierung als Vision: zur Symbolgeschichte einer Technik im Alltag.
    • Electricity -- Social aspects -- Congresses.
    • Electrification -- Social aspects -- Germany.
    Williams, James C., 1942-
  • Empowering the West: Electrical Politics Before FDR (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Brigham, Jay L. Empowering the west: electrical politics before FDR.
    • Rural electrification -- Political aspects -- West (U.S.) -- History.
    Kirby, Jack Temple.
  • The Fruits of Natural Advantage: Making the Industrial Countryside in California (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Stoll, Steven. Fruits of natural advantage: making the industrial countryside in California.
    • Fruit industry -- California.
    Gall, Alexander, 1967-
  • Weisse Elefanten: Anspruch und Scheitern technischer Grossprojekte im 20. Jahrhundert (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Laak, Dirk van. Weisse Elefanten: Anspruch und Scheitern technischer Grossprojekte im 20. Jahrhundert.
    • Technology -- Social aspects -- History -- 20th century.
    Florida, Richard L.
  • We Were Burning: Japanese Entrepreneurs and the Forging of the Electronic Age (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Johnstone, Bob. We were burning: Japanese entrepreneurs and the forging of the electronic age.
    • Electronic industries -- Japan -- History.
    Marks, Gregory A.
  • The Social Shaping of Information Superhighways: European and American Roads to the Information Society (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Kubicek, Herbert, 1946-, ed. Social shaping of information superhighways: European and American roads to the information society.
    • Dutton, William H., 1947-, ed.
    • Williams, Robin, Dr., ed.
    • Telematics -- Europe -- Social aspects.
    Molella, Arthur P., 1944-
  • Crystal Fire: The Birth of the Information Age (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Riordan, Michael, 1946- Crystal fire: the birth of the information age.
    • Hoddeson, Lillian.
    • Electronics -- History.
    Ball, Norman R.
  • Becoming Modern in Toronto: The Industrial Exhibition and the Shaping of a Late Victorian Culture (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Walden, Keith, 1948- Becoming modern in Toronto: the Industrial Exhibition and the shaping of a late Victorian culture.
    • Toronto Industrial Exhibition -- History
    Jones, Elwood H.
  • The Inglorious Arts of Peace: Exhibitions in Canadian Society during the Nineteenth Century (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Heaman, Elsbeth, 1964- Inglorious arts of peace: exhibitions in Canadian society during the nineteenth century.
    • Exhibitions -- Canada -- History -- 19th century.
    Brooks, Randall C.
  • The Science of War: Canadian Scientists and Allied Military Technology during the Second World War (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Avery, Donald, 1938- Science of war: Canadian scientists and Allied military technology during the Second World War.
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Science -- Canada.
    McGee, David.
  • History of Warships: From Ancient Times to the Twenty-First Century (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • George, James L. History of warships: from ancient times to the twenty-first century.
    • Warships -- History.
    Spicer, Dag.
  • Eye in the Sky: The Story of the Corona Spy Satellites (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Day, Dwayne A., ed. Eye in the sky: the story of the Corona spy satellites.
    • Logsdon, John M., 1937-, ed.
    • Latell, Brian, ed.
    • Project Corona (United States) -- History.
    Divall, Colin.
  • Institutions in the Transport and Communications Industries: State and Private Actors in the Making of Institutional Patterns, 1850-1990 (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Andersson-Skog, Lena, ed. Institutions in the transport and communications industries: state and private actors in the making of institutional patterns, 1850-1990.
    • Krantz, Olle, 1939-, ed.
    • Transportation and state -- Case studies.
    Molloy, Scott.
  • Streets, Railroads, and the Great Strike of 1877 (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Stowell, David O. (David Omar) Streets, railroads, and the Great Strike of 1877.
    • Railroad Strike, U.S., 1877.
    Schrag, Zachary M.
  • Chicago Transit: An Illustrated History (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Young, David, 1940 Sept. 22- Chicago Transit: an illustrated history.
    • Chicago Transit Authority -- History.



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