Technology and Culture

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Technology and Culture 43.2, April 2002

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Articles

    Sverrisson, Árni.
  • Small Boats and Large Ships: Social Continuity and Technical Change in the Icelandic Fisheries, 1800-1960
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    Subject Headings:
    • Fishing boats -- Technological innovations -- Iceland -- History.
    • Mechanization -- Social aspects -- Iceland -- History.
    • Fishery policy -- Economic aspects -- Iceland -- History.
    Pannabecker, John R.
  • School for Industry: L'Ecole d'Arts et Métiers of Châlons-sur-Marne under Napoléon and the Restoration
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    Subject Headings:
    • Ecole d'arts et Métiers de Châlons-sur-Marne -- History -- 19th century.
    • Technical education -- France -- History -- 19th century.
    • Education and state -- France -- History -- 19th century.
    Gaggio, Dario.
  • Negotiating the Gold Standard: The Geographical and Political Construction of Gold Fineness in Twentieth-Century Italy
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    Subject Headings:
    • Gold -- Standards of fineness.
    • Jewelry making -- Italy -- Regional disparities -- History -- 20th century.
    • Jewelry trade -- Government policy -- Italy -- History -- 20th century.
    Slotten, Hugh Richard.
  • Satellite Communications, Globalization, and the Cold War
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    Subject Headings:
    • Artificial satellites in telecommunication -- Political aspects -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
    • Telecommunication -- Military aspects -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
    • United States -- Foreign relations -- 20th century.
    • Cold War.

Exchange

    Clayton, Nick.
  • SCOT: Does It Answer?
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    Subject Headings:
    • Bijker, Wiebe E., ed. Social construction of technological systems: new directions in the sociology and history of technology.
    • Hughes, Thomas Parke, ed.
    • Pinch, T. J. (Trevor J.), ed.
    • Technology -- Social aspects.
    Clayton, Nick.
  • Rejoinder
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    Subject Headings:
    • Bijker, Wiebe E. SCOT answers, other questions: a reply to Nick Clayton.
    • Pinch, T. J. (Trevor J.)
    • Bijker, Wiebe E. Of bicycles, bakelites, and bulbs: toward a theory of sociotechnical change.
    • Technology -- Social aspects.
    Epperson, Bruce.
  • Does SCOT Answer? A Comment
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    Subject Headings:
    • Clayton, Nick. SCOT: does it answer?
    • Bijker, Wiebe E. SCOT answers, other questions: a reply to Nick Clayton.
    • Pinch, T. J. (Trevor J.)
    • Technology -- Social aspects.

Classics Revisted

    Molella, Arthur P., 1944-
  • Science Moderne: Sigfried Giedion's Space, Time and Architecture and Mechanization Takes Command
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    Subject Headings:
    • Giedion, S. (Sigfried), 1888-1968. Space, time and architecture: the growth of a new tradition.
    • Giedion, S. (Sigfried), 1888-1968. Mechanization takes command.
    • Architecture -- History.
    • Industrial arts -- History.

Essay Review

    Gordin, Michael.
    Schweber, Sam.
  • Thinking Systematically: Thomas and Agatha Hughes, Systems, Experts, and Computers
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    Subject Headings:
    • Hughes, Agatha C., ed. Systems, experts, and computers: the systems approach in management and engineering, World War II and after.
    • Hughes, Thomas Parke, ed.
    • Systems engineering.

Book Reviews

    Harpold, Terry.
  • Masons, Tricksters, and Cartographers: Comparative Studies in the Sociology of Scientific and Indigenous Knowledge (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Turnbull, David, 1943- Masons, tricksters, and cartographers: comparative studies in the sociology of scientific and indigenous knowledge.
    • Knowledge, Sociology of.
    Parr, Joy.
  • The Perception of the Environment: Essays in Livelihood, Dwelling, and Skill (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Ingold, Tim, 1948- Perception of the environment: essays in livelihood, dwelling, and skill.
    • Anthropology -- Philosophy.
    Basalla, George.
  • Technological Innovation as an Evolutionary Process (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Ziman, J. M. (John M.), 1925-, ed. Technological innovation as an evolutionary process.
    • Technological innovations -- Social aspects.
    Landels, John G. (John Gray), 1926-
  • Surveying Instruments of Greece and Rome (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Lewis, Michael Jonathan Taunton. Surveying instruments of Greece and Rome.
    • Surveying -- Greece -- Instruments.
    Schmalzer, Sigrid.
  • Science and Civilisation in China. Vol. 6: Biology and Biological Technology. Pt. 5: Fermentations and Food Science (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Needham, Joseph, 1900- Science and civilisation in China.
    • Huang, H. T.
    • China -- Civilization.
    Townsend, Camilla, 1965-
  • Time, History, and Belief in Aztec and Colonial Mexico (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Hassig, Ross, 1945- Time, history, and belief in Aztec and Colonial Mexico.
    • Aztec calendar.
    Warner, Deborah Jean.
  • Elizabethan Instrument Makers: The Origins of the London Trade in Precision Instrument Makers (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Turner, Gerard L'Estrange. Elizabethan instrument makers: the origins of the London trade in precision instrument makers.
    • Scientific apparatus and instruments -- Design and construction -- England -- London -- History -- 16th century.
    Savage-Smith, Emilie.
  • Globes at Greenwich: A Catalogue of the Globes and Armillary Spheres in the National Maritime Museum (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Dekker, Elly. Globes at Greenwich: a catalogue of the globes and armillary spheres in the National Maritime Museum.
    • Globes -- Catalogs.
    Burnette, Joyce.
  • Farm Production in England, 1700-1914 (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Turner, Michael Edward. Farm production in England, 1700-1914.
    • Beckett, J. V.
    • Afton, B. (Bethanie), 1948-
    • Agriculture -- England -- History.
    Long, Pamela O.
  • Origins of Democratic Culture: Printing, Petitions and the Public Sphere in Early Modern England (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Zaret, David. Origins of democratic culture: printing, petitions and the public sphere in early modern England.
    • Democracy -- England -- History -- 17th century.
    Wakefield, Andre.
  • Papermaking in Eighteenth-Century France: Management, Labor, and Revolution at the Montgolfier Mill, 1761-1805 (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Rosenband, Leonard N. Papermaking in eighteenth-century France: management, labor, and revolution at the Montgolfier Mill, 1761-1805.
    • Paper industry -- France -- Annonay -- History.
    Pritchard, Sara.
  • The Modernist Enterprise: French Elites and the Threat of Modernity, 1900-1940 (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Beale, Marjorie A. Modernist enterprise: French elites and the threat of modernity, 1900-1940.
    • Elite (Social sciences) -- France.
    McNally, Larry.
  • Manufacturing Montreal: The Making of an Industrial Landscape, 1850-1930 (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Lewis, Robert, 1954- Manufacturing Montreal: the making of an industrial landscape, 1850-1930.
    • Industries -- Québec (Province) -- Montréal.
    Epperson, Bruce.
  • Ride to Modernity: The Bicycle in Canada, 1869-1900 (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Norcliffe, Glen. Ride to modernity: the bicycle in Canada, 1869-1900.
    • Bicycles -- Canada -- History -- 19th century.
    Perkins, Edwin J.
  • Engines of Enterprise: An Economic History of New England (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Temin, Peter, ed. Engines of enterprise: an economic history of New England.
    • New England -- Economic conditions.
    Headrick, Daniel R.
  • The Fire of His Genius: Robert Fulton and the American Dream (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Sale, Kirkpatrick. Fire of his genius: Robert Fulton and the American dream.
    • Fulton, Robert, 1765-1815.
    Brown, Julie K.
  • Fair America: World's Fairs in the United States (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Rydell, Robert W. Fair America: world's fairs in the United States.
    • Findling, John E.
    • Pelle, Kimberly D.
    • Trade shows -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
    Spooner, Denise S.
  • William Mulholland and the Rise of Los Angeles (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Mulholland, Catherine, 1923- William Mulholland and the rise of Los Angeles.
    • Water-supply -- California -- Los Angeles -- History.
    Maher, Neil M.
  • Hoover, Conservation, and Consumerism: Engineering the Good Life (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Clements, Kendrick A., 1939- Hoover, conservation, and consumerism: engineering the good life.
    • Consumption (Economics) -- United States -- Moral and ethical aspects.
    Coopersmith, Jonathan, 1955-
  • Listening In: Radio and the American Imagination, from Amos 'n' Andy and Edward R. Murrow to Wolfman Jack and Howard Stern (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Douglas, Susan J. (Susan Jeanne), 1950- Listening in: radio and the American imagination: from Amos 'n' Andy and Edward R. Murrow to Wolfman Jack and Howard Stern.
    • Radio broadcasting -- United States -- History.
    Greuther, Marc.
  • Landmarks on the Iron Road: Two Centuries of North American Railroad Engineering (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Middleton, William D., 1928- Landmarks on the iron road: two centuries of North American railroad engineering.
    • Railroads -- United States -- History.
    Gamst, Frederick C.
  • Set Up Running: The Life of a Pennsylvania Railroad Engineman, 1904-1949 (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Orr, John W., 1924- Set up running: the life of a Pennsylvania railroad engineman, 1904-1949.
    • Orr, Oscar Perry, 1883-1954.
    Misa, Thomas J.
  • Big Steel: The First Century of the United States Steel Corporation, 1901-2001 (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Warren, Kenneth. Big steel: the first century of the United States Steel Corporation, 1901-2001.
    • United States Steel Corporation -- History.
    Matthews, Jeffrey J.
  • The Generations of Corning: The Life and Times of a Global Corporation (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Dyer, Davis. Generations of Corning: the life and times of a global corporation.
    • Gross, Daniel, 1966-
    • Corning Incorporated.
    Clarke, Alison J.
  • Nylon: The Story of a Fashion Revolution (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Handley, Susannah. Nylon: the story of a fashion revolution.
    • Clothing trade -- History -- 20th century.
    Servos, John W. (John William), 1951-
  • War and Nature: Fighting Humans and Insects with Chemicals from World War I to Silent Spring (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Russell, Edmund, 1957- War and nature: fighting humans and insects with chemicals from World War I to Silent spring.
    • Chemical warfare -- Environmental aspects -- History.
    Gloster, David.
  • One Nation Underground: The Fallout Shelter in American Culture (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Rose, Kenneth D. (Kenneth David), 1946- One nation underground: the fallout shelter in American culture.
    • Fallout shelters -- Social aspects -- United States.
    Showalter, Dennis E.
  • War in the Age of Technology: Myriad Faces of Modern Armed Conflict (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Jensen, Geoffrey, 1965-, ed. War in the age of technology: myriad faces of modern armed conflict.
    • Wiest, Andrew A., ed.
    • War.
    Schneller, Robert John, 1957-
  • The U.S. Navy and the Origins of the Military-Industrial Complex, 1847-1883 (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Hackemer, Kurt. U.S. Navy and the origins of the military-industrial complex, 1847-1883.
    • United States. Navy -- History -- 19th century.
    Serchuk, Adam.
  • From Space to Earth: The Story of Solar Electricity (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Perlin, John. From space to Earth: the story of solar electricity.
    • Solar power plants -- History.
    Storey, William K.
  • Space in the Tropics: From Convicts to Rockets in French Guiana (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Redfield, Peter, 1965- Space in the tropics: from convicts to rockets in French Guiana.
    • Human geography -- French Guiana -- History.
    Jones, Toby.
  • Late Victorian Holocausts: El Niño Famines and the Making of the Third World (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Davis, Mike, 1946- Late Victorian holocausts: El Niño famines and the making of the third world.
    • Famines -- History -- 19th century.



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