Technology and Culture

Technology and Culture 43.3, July 2002

Contents

Introduction

Articles

    TeBrake, William H. (William Henry), 1942-
  • Taming the Waterwolf: Hydraulic Engineering and Water Management in the Netherlands During the Middle Ages
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    Subject Headings:
    • Water resources development -- Netherlands -- History -- To 1500.
    • Hydraulic engineering -- Netherlands -- History -- To 1500.
    Dam, Petra J. E. M. van, 1963-
  • Ecological Challenges, Technological Innovations: The Modernization of Sluice Building in Holland, 1300-1600
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    Subject Headings:
    • Water resources development -- Netherlands -- History.
    • Hydraulic engineering -- Netherlands -- History.
    • Sluices -- Netherlands -- History.
    Kaijser, Arne.
  • System Building from Below: Institutional Change in Dutch Water Control Systems
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    Subject Headings:
    • Water resources development -- Netherlands -- History.
    • Water districts -- Netherlands -- History.

Essays

    Lintsen, Harry, 1949-
  • Two Centuries of Central Water Management in the Netherlands
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    Subject Headings:
    • Netherlands. Rijkswaterstaat -- History.
    • Water resources development -- Netherlands -- History.
    Bijker, Wiebe E.
  • The Oosterschelde Storm Surge Barrier: A Test Case for Dutch Water Technology, Management, and Politics
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    Subject Headings:
    • Flood dams and reservoirs -- Netherlands -- Oosterschelde.

Book Reviews

    Koloski-Ostrow, Ann Olga.
  • Frontinus' Legacy: Essays on Frontinus' "de aquis urbis Romae" (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Blackman, Deane R., 1935- Frontinus' legacy: essays on Frontinus' De aquis urbis Romae.
    • Hodge, A. Trevor.
    • Frontinus, Sextus Julius. De aquis urbis Romae.
    Karrow, Robert W.
  • Ptolemy's "Geography": An Annotated Translation of the Theoretical Chapters (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Berggren, J. L. Ptolemy's Geography: an annotated translation of the theoretical chapters.
    • Jones, Alexander.
    • Cartography -- Greece -- Early works to 1800.
    Reynard, Pierre Claude.
  • Merchants and Marvels: Commerce, Science, and Art in Early Modern Europe (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Smith, Pamela H., 1957-, ed. Merchants and marvels: commerce, science, and art in early modern Europe.
    • Findlen, Paula, ed.
    • Art and science.
    Benhamou, Reed.
  • Fabricating Women: The Seamstresses of Old Regime France, 1675-1791 (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Crowston, Clare Haru, 1968- Fabricating women: the seamstresses of Old Regime France, 1675-1791.
    • Women tailors -- France -- History.
    Biggs, Lindy.
  • Making Sense of the Industrial Revolution: English Economy and Society, 1700-1850 (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • King, Steven, 1966- Making sense of the Industrial Revolution: English economy and society, 1700-1850.
    • Timmins, Geoffrey.
    • Industrial revolution -- Great Britain.
    MacLeod, Christine, 1952-
  • Industrializing English Law: Entrepreneurship and Business Organization, 1720-1844 (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Harris, Ron, 1960- Industrializing English law: entrepreneurship and business organization, 1720-1844.
    • Business enterprises -- Law and legislation -- Great Britain -- History.
    Tapdrup, Jan.
  • Adams of Fleet Street: Instrument Makers to King George III (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Millburn, John R. Adams of Fleet Street: instrument makers to King George III.
    • Adams family.
    Lowengard, Sarah.
  • Instruments and Experimentation in the History of Chemistry (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Holmes, Frederic Lawrence, ed. Instruments and experimentation in the history of chemistry.
    • Levere, Trevor Harvey, ed.
    • Chemical apparatus -- History.
    Travis, Anthony S.
  • Colouring Textiles: A History of Natural Dyestuffs in Industrial Europe (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Nieto-Galan, Agustí. Colouring textiles: a history of natural dyestuffs in industrial Europe.
    • Dyes and dyeing -- Europe -- History -- 18th century.
    Johnson, Jeffrey Allan.
  • Im Schatten der chemischen Synthese: Industrielle Biotechnologie in Deutschland (1900-1970) (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Marschall, Luitgard. Im Schatten der chemischen Synthese: industrielle Biotechnologie in Deutschland (1900-1970)
    • Biotechnology -- Germany -- History.
    Todd, Edmund N.
  • Industrial Culture and Bourgeois Society: Business, Labor, and Bureaucracy in Modern Germany, 1800-1918 (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Kocka, Jürgen. Industrial culture and bourgeois society: business, labor, and bureaucracy in modern Germany, 1800-1918.
    • Businesspeople -- Germany -- History.
    Robertson, David.
  • A Landscape Transformed: The Ironmaking District of Salisbury, Connecticut (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Gordon, Robert B. (Robert Boyd), 1929- Landscape transformed: the ironmaking district of Salisbury, Connecticut.
    • Iron-works -- Connecticut -- Salisbury Region -- History.
    Rockman, Seth.
  • Making Houses, Crafting Capitalism: Builders in Philadelphia, 1790-1850 (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Rilling, Donna J. Making houses, crafting capitalism: builders in Philadelphia, 1790-1850.
    • Building -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History.
    Wermiel, Sara E.
  • L'Invention du béton armé: Hennebique, 1890-1914 (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Delhumeau, Gwenaël. Invention du béton armé: Hennebique, 1890-1914.
    • Hennebique, François, 1842-1921.
    Elkind, Sarah S., 1963-
  • Ties that Bind: Economic and Political Dilemmas of Urban Utility Networks, 1800-1990 (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Jacobson, Charles David. Ties that bind: economic and political dilemmas of urban utility networks, 1800-1990.
    • Public utilities -- United States -- Case studies.
    Light, Jennifer S.
  • Splintering Urbanism: Networked Infrastructures, Technological Mobilities, and the Urban Condition (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Graham, Stephen, 1965- Splintering urbanism: networked infrastructures, technological mobilities, and the urban condition.
    • Marvin, Simon, 1963-
    • Cities and towns.
    Lindeberg, J. D.
  • Waste and Want: A Social History of Trash (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Strasser, Susan, 1948- Waste and want: a social history of trash.
    • Refuse and refuse disposal -- Social aspects.
    Gorman, Hugh S. (Hugh Scott), 1957-
  • Transforming New Orleans and Its Environs: Centuries of Change (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Colten, Craig E., ed. Transforming New Orleans and its environs: centuries of change.
    • Nature -- Effect of human beings on -- Louisiana -- New Orleans Region.
    Landis, Leo.
  • Delta Sugar: Louisiana's Vanishing Plantation Landscape (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Rehder, John B. Delta sugar: Louisiana's vanishing plantation landscape.
    • Plantations -- Louisiana -- History.
    Horrocks, Sally M.
  • Enriching the Earth: Fritz Haber, Carl Bosch, and the Transformation of World Food (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Smil, Vaclav. Enriching the earth: Fritz Haber, Carl Bosch, and the transformation of world food.
    • Nitrogen fertilizers.
    Moon, Suzanne.
  • Zapotec Science: Farming and Food in the Northern Sierra of Oaxaca (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • González, Roberto J. (Roberto Jesús), 1969- Zapotec science: farming and food in the Northern Sierra of Oaxaca.
    • Zapotec Indians -- Agriculture.
    Carey, Elaine.
  • Radio Nation: Communication, Popular Culture, and Nationalism in Mexico, 1920-1950 (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Hayes, Joy Elizabeth, 1966- Radio nation: communication, popular culture, and nationalism in Mexico, 1920-1950.
    • Radio broadcasting -- Mexico -- History.
    Mosco, Vincent.
  • Telecom Nation: Telecommunications, Computers, and Governments in Canada (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Mussio, Laurence B. Telecom nation: telecommunications, computers, and governments in Canada.
    • Telecommunication policy -- Canada.
    Giebelhaus, August W.
  • The Skule Story: The University of Toronto Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering, 1873-2000 (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • White, Richard, 1952- Skule story: the University of Toronto Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering, 1873-2000.
    • University of Toronto. Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering -- History.
    Wang, Jennifer Hyland.
  • Invisible Stars: A Social History of Women in American Broadcasting (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Halper, Donna L. Invisible stars: a social history of women in American broadcasting.
    • Women in the broadcasting industry -- United States.
    Cooper, Patricia.
  • Race on the Line: Gender, Labor, and Technology in the Bell System, 1880-1980 (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Green, Venus. Race on the line: gender, labor, and technology in the Bell System, 1880-1980.
    • AT & T -- Employees -- History.
    Smith, Stephanie.
  • Boys and Their Toys?: Masculinity, Class, and Technology in America (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Horowitz, Roger, ed. Boys and their toys?: masculinity, class, and technology in America.
    • Masculinity -- United States.
    McShane, Clay.
  • The Automobile in American History and Culture: A Reference Guide (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Berger, Michael L., 1943- Automobile in American history and culture: a reference guide.
    • Automobiles -- United States.
    Bednarek, Janet R. Daly (Janet Rose Daly), 1959-
  • The Published Writings of Wilbur and Orville Wright (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Wright, Wilbur, 1867-1912. Published writings of Wilbur and Orville Wright.
    • Wright, Orville, 1871-1948.
    • Jakab, Peter L., ed.
    • Young, Rick (Richard Leo), ed.
    • Wright, Wilbur, 1867-1912 -- Archives.
    Moy, Timothy.
  • The Bombing of Auschwitz: Should It Have Been Attempted?
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    Subject Headings:
    • Berenbaum, Michael, 1945-, ed. Bombing of Auschwitz: should it have been attempted?
    • Neufeld, Michael J., 1951-, ed.
    • Auschwitz (Concentration camp) -- Congresses.
    Meilinger, Phillip S., 1948-
  • War Machines: Transforming Technologies in the U.S. Military, 1920-1940 (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Moy, Timothy. War machines: transforming technologies in the U.S. military, 1920-1940.
    • Military weapons -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
    Beamish, Thomas D.
  • Failure Is not an Option: Mission Control from Mercury to Apollo 13 and Beyond (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Kranz, Gene. Failure is not an option: mission control from Mercury to Apollo 13 and beyond.
    • Manned space flight -- Systems engineering -- United States -- History.
    Johnson, Stephen B., 1959-
  • Faster, Better, Cheaper: Low-Cost Innovation in the U.S. Space Program (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • McCurdy, Howard E. Faster, better, cheaper: low-cost innovation in the U.S. space program.
    • Astronautics -- United States -- Cost control.
    Johnson, Loch K., 1942-
  • The Wizards of Langley: Inside the CIA's Directorate of Science and Technology (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Richelson, Jeffrey. Wizards of Langley: inside the CIA's Directorate of Science and Technology.
    • United States. Central Intelligence Agency. Directorate of Science and Technology -- History.
    Cutcliffe, Stephen H.
  • Technologies of Power: Essays in Honor of Thomas Parke Hughes and Agatha Chipley Hughes (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Allen, Michael Thad, ed. Technologies of power: essays in honor of Thomas Parke Hughes and Agatha Chipley Hughes.
    • Hecht, Gabrielle, ed.
    • Technology -- History.
    Wengenroth, Ulrich.
  • Streit um die Technikgeschichte in Deutschland, 1945-1975 (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Weber, Wolfhard, 1940- Streit um die Technikgeschichte in Deutschland, 1945-1975.
    • Technology -- Germany -- History -- 20th century.
    Pacey, Arnold.
  • Ways of Knowing: A New History of Science, Technology and Medicine (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Pickstone, John V. Ways of knowing: a new history of science, technology and medicine.
    • Science -- History.
    Wald, Steven E.
  • The History of Science and Religion in the Western Tradition: An Encyclopedia (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Ferngren, Gary B., ed. History of science and religion in the Western tradition: an encyclopedia.
    • Larson, Edward J. (Edward John), ed.
    • Amundsen, Darrel W., ed.
    • Religion and science -- History.



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