Technology and Culture

Technology and Culture 43.1, January 2002

Contents

Articles

    Reynard, Pierre Claude.
  • Public Order and Privilege: Eighteenth-Century French Roots of Environmental Regulation
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    Subject Headings:
    • Pollution -- Law and legislation -- France -- History -- 18th century.
    • Pollution -- Environmental aspects -- France -- History -- 18th century.
    Koizumi, Kenkichiro.
  • In Search of Wakon: The Cultural Dynamics of Manufacturing Technology in Postwar Japan
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    Subject Headings:
    • Technology -- Japan -- Philosophy.
    • Technology -- Japan -- History.
    • Japan -- Civilization -- 1868-
    Wit, Onno de, 1962-
    Ende, Johannes Cornelis Maria van den, 1954-
    Schot, Johan.
    Oost, Ellen van.
  • Innovative Junctions: Office Technologies in the Netherlands, 1880-1980
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    Subject Headings:
    • Office equipment and supplies -- Netherlands -- History.
    • Technology -- Social aspects -- Netherlands -- History.
    Zachmann, Karin.
  • A Socialist Consumption Junction: Debating the Mechanization of Housework in East Germany, 1956-1957
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    Subject Headings:
    • Household appliances -- Government policy -- Germany (East) -- History.
    • Germany (East). Zentrales Aktiv für Haushaltstechnik.

On the Cover

Museum Review

Organizational Notes

Classics Revisited

Essay Review

    Allen, Michael.
  • Stranger than Science Fiction: Edwin Black, IBM, and the Holocaust
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    Subject Headings:
    • Black, Edwin. IBM and the Holocaust: the strategic alliance between Nazi Germany and America's most powerful corporation.
    • International Business Machines Corporation -- History.

Book Reviews

    Adams, Robert McCormick, 1926-
  • Anthropological Perspectives on Technology (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Schiffer, Michael Brian, 1947-, ed. Anthropological perspectives on technology.
    • Technology -- Social aspects.
    Martin, Patrick Edward.
  • Perspectives on Industrial Archaeology, and: Twentieth Century Industrial Archaeology (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Cossons, Neil, 1939-, ed. Perspectives on industrial archaeology.
    • Stratton, Michael, 1953- Twentieth century industrial archaeology.
    • Trinder, Barrie Stuart.
    • Industrial archaeology -- Great Britain.
    Pasqualetti, Martin J., 1945-
  • Technologies of Landscape: From Reaping to Recycling (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Nye, David E., 1946-, ed. Technologies of landscape: from reaping to recycling.
    • Landscape assessment.
    Fitzgerald, Deborah Kay.
  • Consumers in the Country: Technology and Social Change in Rural America (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Kline, Ronald R. Consumers in the country: technology and social change in rural America.
    • Technology -- Social aspects -- United States.
    Orland, Barbara, 1955-
  • Geschichte der Konsumgesellschaft (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • König, Wolfgang, 1949- Geschichte der Konsumgesellschaft.
    • Consumption (Economics) -- Social aspects.
    Jacobson, Lisa.
  • An All-Consuming Century: Why Commercialism Won in Modern America (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Cross, Gary S. All-consuming century: why commercialism won in modern America.
    • Consumers -- United States.
    Hofsommer, Donovan L.
  • Nothing Like It in the World: The Men Who Built the Transcontinental Railroad, 1863-1869, and: Empire Express: Building the First Transcontinental Railroad (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Ambrose, Stephen E. Nothing like it in the world: the men who built the transcontinental railroad, 1863-1869.
    • Bain, David Haward. Empire express: building the first transcontinental railroad.
    • Railroads -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
    • Railroads -- United States -- History
    Schwantes, Carlos A., 1945-
  • The Railroad Passenger Car: An Illustrated History of the First Hundred Years, with Accounts by Contemporary Passengers (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Mencken, August, 1889-1967. Railroad passenger car: an illustrated history of the first hundred years, with accounts by contemporary passengers.
    • Railroads -- United States -- Passenger-cars.
    Ochs, Kathleen.
  • Crossing Boundaries, Building Bridges: Comparing the History of Women Engineers, 1870s-1990s (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Canel, Annie, ed. Crossing boundaries, building bridges: comparing the history of women engineers, 1870s-1990s.
    • Oldenziel, Ruth, 1958-, ed.
    • Zachmann, Karin, ed.
    • Women engineers -- Social conditions.
    Zembala, Dennis M.
  • Making the Amalgamated: Gender, Ethnicity, and Class in the Baltimore Clothing Industry, 1899-1939 (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Argersinger, Jo Ann E. Making the Amalgamated: gender, ethnicity, and class in the Baltimore clothing industry, 1899-1939.
    • Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America -- History.
    Lichtenstein, Nelson.
  • Corporate Power, American Democracy, and the Automobile Industry (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Luger, Stan, 1956- Corporate power, American democracy, and the automobile industry.
    • Automobile industry and trade -- Government policy -- United States.
    Jones, Russell Douglass.
  • Walter P. Chrysler: The Life and Times of an Automotive Genius (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Curcio, Vincent. Walter P. Chrysler: the life and times of an automotive genius.
    • Chrysler, Walter P. (Walter Percy), 1875-1940.
    Hugill, Peter J.
  • The Electric Vehicle and the Burden of History (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Kirsch, David A., 1964- Electric vehicle and the burden of history.
    • Automobiles, Electric -- History.
    Serchuk, Adam.
  • Solar Energy, Technology Policy, and Institutional Values (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Laird, Frank N. Solar energy, technology policy, and institutional values.
    • Solar energy.
    Coates, Peter A., 1957-
  • Petrolia: The Landscape of America's First Oil Boom (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Black, Brian, 1966- Petrolia: the landscape of America's first oil boom.
    • Petroleum -- Pennsylvania -- Oil Creek Valley (Crawford County and Venango County, Pa.) -- History.
    Bektas, Yakup.
  • To Wire the World: Perry M. Collins and the North Pacific Telegraph Expedition (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Dwyer, John B., 1944- To wire the world: Perry M. Collins and the North Pacific telegraph expedition.
    • Telegraph -- Russia -- Siberia -- History -- 19th century.
    Pretzer, William S.
  • Scripts, Grooves, and Writing Machines: Representing Technology in the Edison Era (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Gitelman, Lisa. Scripts, grooves, and writing machines: representing technology in the Edison era.
    • Communication and technology -- United States -- History.
    Slotten, Hugh Richard.
  • Fireside Politics: Radio and Political Culture in the United States, 1920-1940 (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Craig, Douglas B. Fireside politics: radio and political culture in the United States, 1920-1940.
    • Radio broadcasting -- United States -- History.
    White, William J.
  • Radio and Television Regulation: Broadcast Technology in the United States, 1920-1960 (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Slotten, Hugh Richard. Radio and television regulation: broadcast technology in the United States, 1920-1960.
    • Broadcasting policy -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
    Barnes, Susan B.
  • Bootstrapping: Douglas Engelbart, Coevolution, and the Origins of Personal Computing (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Bardini, Thierry. Bootstrapping: Douglas Engelbart, coevolution, and the origins of personal computing.
    • Microcomputers -- History.
    Hashagen, Ulf.
  • Der Computer als Werkzeug und Medium: Die geistigen und technischen Wurzeln des Personal Computers (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Friedewald, Michael, 1965- Computer als Werkzeug und Medium: die geistigen und technischen Wurzeln des Personal Computers.
    • Microcomputers -- History.
    Friedewald, Michael, 1965-
  • From Whirlwind to MITRE: The R&D Story of the SAGE Air Defense Computer (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Redmond, Kent C., 1914- From whirlwind to MITRE: the R&D story of the SAGE air defense computer.
    • Smith, Thomas M.
    • SAGE (Air defense system) -- History.
    Neiberg, Michael.
  • Anticipating Total War: The German and American Experiences, 1871-1914, and: Great War, Total War: Combat and Mobilization on the Western Front, 1914-1918 (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Boemeke, Manfred F. (Manfred Franz), ed. Anticipating total war: the German and American experiences, 1871-1914.
    • Chickering, Roger, 1942-, ed.
    • Förster, Stig, ed.
    • Chickering, Roger, 1942-, ed. Great War, total war: combat and mobilization on the Western Front, 1914-1918.
    • Förster, Stig, ed.
    • Germany -- Military policy.
    • World War, 1914-1918 -- Campaigns -- Western Front.
    Powaski, Ronald E.
  • Planning Armageddon: Britain, the United States, and the Command of Western Nuclear Forces, 1945-1964 (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Twigge, Stephen Robert, 1962- Planning Armageddon: Britain, the United States, and the command of Western nuclear forces, 1945-1964.
    • Scott, L. V. (Leonard Victor), 1957-
    • Nuclear weapons -- Great Britain.
    Frame, Paul W.
  • Permissible Dose: A History of Radiation Protection in the Twentieth Century (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Walker, J. Samuel. Permissible dose: a history of radiation protection in the twentieth century.
    • Radiation -- Safety measures -- History.
    Panzer, Mary.
  • Tender Violence: Domestic Visions in an Age of U.S. Imperialism (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Wexler, Laura. Tender violence: domestic visions in an age of U.S. imperialism.
    • Women photographers -- United States -- History.
    Moon, Suzanne M.
  • Insatiable Appetite: The United States and Ecological Degradation of the Tropical World (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Tucker, Richard P., 1938- Insatiable appetite: the United States and ecological degradation of the tropical world.
    • Tropical crops -- Economic aspects -- History -- 20th century.
    Krupar, Jason.
  • Technical Fouls: Democratic Dilemmas and Technological Change (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Jacobsen, John Kurt, 1949- Technical fouls: democratic dilemmas and technological change.
    • Technology and state.
    Charles, Daniel.
  • A Grain of Truth: The Media, the Public, and Biotechnology (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Priest, Susanna Hornig. Grain of truth: the media, the public, and biotechnology.
    • Biotechnology -- Public opinion.
    Cooper, Gail, 1954-
  • Science, Technology, and Society in Contemporary Japan (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Low, Morris. Science, technology, and society in contemporary Japan.
    • Nakayama, Shigeru, 1928-
    • Yoshioka, Hitoshi, 1953-
    • Science -- Social aspects -- Japan.
    Schatzberg, Eric, 1956-
  • Natural Capitalism: Creating the Next Industrial Revolution (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Hawken, Paul. Natural capitalism: creating the next industrial revolution.
    • Lovins, Amory B., 1947-
    • Lovins, L. Hunter, 1950-
    • Economic forecasting -- United States.

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