Technology and Culture

Technology and Culture 42.4, October 2001

Contents

Articles

    Boyd, William.
  • Making Meat: Science, Technology, and American Poultry Production
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    Subject Headings:
    • Poultry industry -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
    • Broilers (Poultry) -- Technological innovations -- United States.
    Lewis, Robert, 1954-
  • Redesigning the Workplace: The North American Factory in the Interwar Period
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    Subject Headings:
    • Plant layout -- History -- 20th century.
    • Production engineering -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
    Akera, Atsushi.
  • Voluntarism and the Fruits of Collaboration: The IBM User Group, Share
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    Subject Headings:
    • SHARE (Association)
    • International Business Machines Corporation.
    • Computer programmers -- Professional relationships -- United States.

Research Note

    Stephan, Karl David.
  • Experts at Play: Magnetron Research at Westinghouse, 1930-1934
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    Subject Headings:
    • Magnetrons -- History.
    • Westinghouse Electric & Manufacturing Company.
    • Kilgore, George Ross.

On the Cover

Exhibit Reviews

    Hyde, Charles K., 1945-
  • Detroit, Toledo, and Milwaukee Roundhouse, Greenfield Village, Dearborn
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    Subject Headings:
    • Henry Ford Museum and Greenfield Village.
    • Roundhouses (Railroads) -- Exhibitions.
    Hoadley, Steven.
  • Steam--The Museum of the Great Western Railway, Swindon
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    Subject Headings:
    • Steam--The Museum of the Great Western Railway.
    • Great Western Railway (Great Britain)
    • Railroad museums -- England -- Swindon (Wiltshire) -- Exhibitions.

Review Essay

    Belasco, Warren James.
  • Roadside Dreams, Fast Food Nightmares
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    Subject Headings:
    • Jakle, John A. Fast food: roadside restaurants in the automobile age.
    • Sculle, Keith A.
    • Schlosser, Eric. Fast food nation: the dark side of the all-American meal.
    • Roadside restaurants -- United States -- History.
    • Fast food restaurants -- United States.

Book Reviews

    Campbell-Kelly, Martin.
  • When Information Came of Age: Technologies of Knowledge in the Age of Reason and Revolution, 1700-1850 (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Headrick, Daniel R. When information came of age: technologies of knowledge in the age of reason and revolution, 1700-1850.
    • Europe -- Intellectual life -- 18th century.
    Headrick, Daniel R.
  • A Nation Transformed by Information: How Information Has Shaped the United States from Colonial Times to the Present (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Chandler, Alfred Dupont, ed. Nation transformed by information: how information has shaped the United States from Colonial times to the present.
    • Cortada, James W., ed.
    • Information technology -- United States -- History.
    Koukal, D. R.
  • Technology and the Good Life? and: Holding On to Reality: The Nature of Information at the Turn of the Millennium (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Higgs, Eric S., ed. Technology and the good life?
    • Light, Andrew, 1966-, ed.
    • Strong, David, 1955-, ed.
    • Borgmann, Albert. Holding on to reality: the nature of information at the turn of the millennium.
    • Technology -- Philosophy.
    • Communication -- Philosophy.
    Benhamou, Reed.
  • Technique and Technology: Script, Print, and Poetics in France, 1470-1550 (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Armstrong, Adrian. Technique and technology: script, print, and poetics in France, 1470-1550.
    • French poetry -- To 1500 -- History and criticism.
    Gordon, Sarah, 1950-
  • My Sisters Telegraphic: Women in the Telegraph Office, 1846-1950 (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Jepsen, Thomas C. My sisters telegraphic: women in the telegraph office, 1846-1950.
    • Telegraphers -- United States -- History.
    Melosh, Barbara.
  • Devices and Desires: Gender, Technology, and American Nursing (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Sandelowski, Margarete. Devices and desires: gender, technology, and American nursing.
    • Nursing -- United States -- History.
    Long, Priscilla.
  • Caverns of Night: Coal Mines in Art, Literature, and Film (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Thesing, William B., ed. Caverns of night: coal mines in art, literature, and film.
    • Coal mines and mining in art.
    Glasmeier, Amy.
  • Selling the True Time: Nineteenth-Century Timekeeping in America (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Bartky, Ian R. Selling the true time: nineteenth-century timekeeping in America.
    • Time -- Systems and standards -- United States.
    Stephens, Carlene E., 1949-
  • Manufacturing Time: Global Competition in the Watch Industry, 1795-2000 (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Glasmeier, Amy. Manufacturing time: global competition in the watch industry, 1795-2000.
    • Clock and watch industry -- History.
    Raphals, Lisa Ann, 1951-
  • Ten Thousand Things: Module and Mass Production in Chinese Art (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Ledderose, Lothar. Ten thousand things: module and mass production in Chinese art.
    • Art, Chinese -- Technique.
    Henninger-Voss, Mary.
  • Glassmaking in Renaissance Venice: The Fragile Craft (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • McCray, Patrick (W. Patrick) Glassmaking in Renaissance Venice: the fragile craft.
    • Glass blowing and working -- Italy -- Venice -- History -- 16th century.
    Warner, Deborah Jean.
  • Spectrum of Belief: Joseph von Fraunhofer and the Craft of Precision Optics (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Jackson, Myles W. Spectrum of belief: Joseph von Fraunhofer and the craft of precision optics.
    • Spectrum analysis -- History.
    Nebeker, Frederik.
  • Exposing Electronics (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Finn, Bernard S., 1932-, ed. Exposing electronics.
    • Bud, Robert, ed.
    • Trischler, Helmuth, ed.
    • Electric engineering -- History.
    Thompson, Emily Ann.
  • "I Sing the Body Electric": Music and Technology in the Twentieth Century (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Braun, Hans-Joachim, ed. "I sing the body electric": music and technology in the twentieth century.
    • Music and technology -- Congresses.
    Rasmussen, Chris.
  • A Century of Recorded Music: Listening to Musical History (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Day, Timothy. Century of recorded music: listening to musical history.
    • Sound recordings -- History.
    Head-Miller, Jeanine.
  • America's Instrument: The Banjo in the Nineteenth Century (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Gura, Philip F., 1950- America's instrument: the banjo in the nineteenth century.
    • Bollman, James F.
    • Banjo -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
    Shayt, David H.
  • One Good Turn: A Natural History of the Screwdriver and the Screw (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Rybczynski, Witold. One good turn: a natural history of the screwdriver and the screw.
    • Screwdrivers -- History.
    Braden, Donna R.
  • From Fireplace to Cookstove: Technology and the Domestic Ideal in America (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Brewer, Priscilla J. From fireplace to cookstove: technology and the domestic ideal in America.
    • Stoves -- Social aspects -- United States.
    McBride, William M.
  • The Philadelphia Navy Yard: From the Birth of the U.S. Navy to the Nuclear Age (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Dorwart, Jeffery M., 1944- Philadelphia Navy Yard: from the birth of the U.S. Navy to the nuclear age.
    • Wolf, Jean K.
    • Philadelphia Naval Shipyard (Philadelphia, Pa.) -- History.
    Schneller, Robert John, 1957-
  • Technological Change and the United States Navy, 1865-1945 (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • McBride, William M. Technological change and the United States Navy, 1865-1945.
    • United States. Navy -- Officers -- Attitudes.
    Holley, I. B. (Irving Brinton), 1919-
  • Bases of Air Strategy: Building Airfields for the RAF, 1914-1945 (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Higham, Robin D. S. Bases of air strategy: building airfields for the RAF, 1914-1945.
    • Air bases, British -- Design and construction.
    McCurdy, Howard E.
  • The Dream of Spaceflight: Essays on the Near Edge of Infinity (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Wachhorst, Wyn. Dream of spaceflight: essays on the near edge of infinity.
    • Manned space flight.
    Baird, Andrew.
  • Challenge to Apollo: The Soviet Union and the Space Race, 1945-1974 (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Siddiqi, Asif A., 1966- Challenge to Apollo: the Soviet Union and the space race, 1945-1974.
    • Astronautics -- Soviet Union -- History.
    Marché, Jordan D.
  • Reconsidering Sputnik: Forty Years since the Soviet Satellite (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Logsdon, John M., 1937-, ed. Reconsidering Sputnik: forty years since the Soviet satellite.
    • Launius, Roger D., ed.
    • Smith, Robert W. (Robert William), 1952-, ed.
    • Artificial satellites, Russian.
    Kraemer, Sylvia K.
  • A History of the European Space Agency, 1958-1987 (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Krige, John. History of the European Space Agency, 1958-1987.
    • Russo, Arturo, 1945-
    • Sebesta, Laurenza.
    • European Space Agency -- History.
    Day, Dwayne A.
  • Trust but Verify: Imagery Analysis in the Cold War (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Lindgren, David T. Trust but verify: imagery analysis in the Cold War.
    • Aerial reconnaissance, American -- Soviet Union.
    Olwell, Russell.
  • In the Shadow of the Bomb: Bethe, Oppenheimer, and the Moral Responsibility of the Scientist (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Schweber, S. S. (Silvan S.) In the shadow of the bomb: Bethe, Oppenheimer, and the moral responsibility of the scientist.
    • Oppenheimer, J. Robert, 1904-1967.
    Lowen, Rebecca S., 1959-
  • For Better or for Worse: The Marriage of Science and Government in the United States (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Mann, Alfred K. For better or for worse: the marriage of science and government in the United States.
    • Science and state -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
    Rau, Erik P.
  • Science, Cold War, and the American State: Lloyd V. Berkner and the Balance of Professional Ideals (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Needell, Allan A. Science, Cold War, and the American state: Lloyd V. Berkner and the balance of professional ideals.
    • Berkner, Lloyd V. (Lloyd Viel), 1905-
    Stokes, Raymond G.
  • Americanization and Its Limits: Reworking U.S. Technology and Management in Postwar Europe and Japan (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Zeitlin, Jonathan, ed. Americanization and its limits: reworking U.S. technology and management in postwar Europe and Japan.
    • Herrigel, Gary, ed.
    • Industrial management -- United States -- Congresses.
    Zachmann, Karin.
  • Constructing Socialism: Technology and Change in East Germany, 1945-1990 (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Stokes, Raymond G. Constructing socialism: technology and change in East Germany, 1945-1990.
    • Technological innovations -- Social aspects -- Germany (East)
    Ciesla, Burghard.
  • Pkw-Bau in der DDR: Zur Innovationsschwäche von Zentralverwaltungswirtschaften (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Bauer, Reinhold, 1965- Pkw-Bau in der DDR: zur Innovationsschwäche von Zentralverwaltungswirtschaften.
    • Automobile industry and trade -- Germany (East) -- History.
    Jenks, Andrew.
  • Red Atom: Russia's Nuclear Power Program from Stalin to Today (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Josephson, Paul R. Red atom: Russia's nuclear power program from Stalin to today.
    • Nuclear energy -- Former Soviet republics -- History -- 20th century.
    Ravina, Mark, 1961-
  • Japan's Protoindustrial Elite: The Economic Foundation of the Gono (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Pratt, Edward E., 1953- Japan's protoindustrial elite: the economic foundation of the gono.
    • Elite (Social sciences) -- Japan -- History -- 19th century.
    Volti, Rudi.
  • Tiger Technology: The Creation of a Semiconductor Industry in East Asia (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Mathews, John A. (John Alwyn), 1946- Tiger technology: the creation of a semiconductor industry in East Asia.
    • Cho, Tong-song.
    • Semiconductor industry -- East Asia.

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