Technology and Culture

Technology and Culture
Volume 45, Number 4, October 2004

CONTENTS

Articles

    Storey, William Kelleher.
  • Guns, Race, and Skill in Nineteenth-Century Southern Africa
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    Subject Headings:
    • Firearms -- Political aspects -- South Africa -- History -- 19th century.
    • Shooting -- Political aspects -- South Africa -- History -- 19th century.
    • Rhetoric -- Political aspects -- South Africa -- History -- 19th century.
    • Race -- Political aspects -- South Africa -- History -- 19th century.
    Krysko, Michael A.
  • Forbidden Frequencies: Sino-American Relations and Chinese Broadcasting during the Interwar Era
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    Subject Headings:
    • Radio broadcasting policy -- China -- History -- 20th century.
    • China -- Foreign relations -- United States.
    • United States -- Foreign relations -- China.
    • United States -- Foreign relations -- 20th century.
    • China -- Foreign relations -- 1912-1949.

Research Notes

    Kargon, Robert.
    Molella, Arthur P., 1944-
  • The City as Communications Net: Norbert Wiener, the Atomic Bomb, and Urban Dispersal
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    Subject Headings:
    • Wiener, Norbert, 1894-1964 -- Political and social views.
    • Civil defense -- United States.
    • City planning -- United States.
    Gwyn, David.
  • Tredegar, Newcastle, Baltimore: The Swivel Truck as Paradigm of Technology Transfer
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    Subject Headings:
    • Locomotives -- Design and construction -- History -- 19th century.
    • Railroads -- Technological innovations -- History -- 19th century.
    • Technology transfer -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
    • Technology transfer -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.
    Owens, Larry.
  • Engineering the Perfect Cup of Coffee: Samuel Prescott and the Sanitary Vision at MIT
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    Subject Headings:
    • Prescott, Samuel Cate, 1872-
    • Coffee -- Research -- Massachusetts -- Cambridge -- History.
    • Public health -- Research -- Massachusetts -- Cambridge -- History.
    • Biology -- Research -- Massachusetts -- Cambridge -- History.
    • Massachusetts Institute of Technology -- Curricula -- History.

On the Cover

Exhibit Reviews

    Casey, Robert H.
  • America on the Move At the National Museum of American History
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    Subject Headings:
    • National Museum of American History (U.S.) America on the move [exhibition]
    • Transportation -- United States -- History -- Exhibitions.
    Churella, Albert J., 1964-
  • Machine, Monument, and Metropolis: New York's Pennsylvania Station At the Hagley Museum and Library
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    Subject Headings:
    • Hagley Museum and Library. Machine, monument, and metropolis: New York's Pennsylvania Station [exhibition]
    • Pennsylvania Station (New York, N.Y.) -- Exhibitions.

Essay Review

Book Reviews

    Coclanis, Peter A., 1952-
  • Inventing the Cotton Gin: Machine and Myth in Antebellum America (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Lakwete, Angela, 1949- Inventing the cotton gin: machine and myth in antebellum America.
    • Cotton gins and ginning -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
    Mohanty, Gail Fowler.
  • The Weaver's Craft: Cloth, Commerce, and Industry in Early Pennsylvania (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Hood, Adrienne D. Weaver's craft: cloth, commerce, and industry in early Pennsylvania.
    • Weaving -- Pennsylvania -- History.
    Blewett, Mary H.
  • The Roots of American Industrialization (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Meyer, David R. Roots of American industrialization.
    • Industrialization -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
    Schiffer, Michael B.
  • Bolt of Fate: Benjamin Franklin and His Electric Kite Hoax (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Tucker, Tom, 1944- Bolt of fate: Benjamin Franklin and his electric kite hoax.
    • Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790 -- Knowledge -- Physics.
    Molella, Arthur P., 1944-
  • Draw the Lightning Down: Benjamin Franklin and Electrical Technology in the Age of Enlightenment (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Schiffer, Michael B. Draw the lightning down: Benjamin Franklin and electrical technology in the Age of Enlightenment.
    • Electric engineering -- History -- 18th century.
    Lessoff, Alan.
  • The Middle-Class City: Transforming Space and Time in Philadelphia, 1876-1926 (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Hepp, John Henry. Middle-class city: transforming space and time in Philadelphia, 1876-1926.
    • Middle class -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History.
    Wermiel, Sara E.
  • Gaining Ground: A History of Landmaking in Boston (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Seasholes, Nancy S. Gaining ground: a history of landmaking in Boston.
    • Boston (Mass.) -- History.
    Churella, Albert J., 1964-
  • Capitalism, Politics, and Railroads in Jacksonian New England (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Connolly, Michael J., 1971- Capitalism, politics, and railroads in Jacksonian New England.
    • Railroads -- New England -- History -- 19th century.
    Pretzer, William S.
  • Black Inventors in the Age of Segregation: Granville T. Woods, Lewis H. Latimer, and Shelby J. Davidson (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Fouché, Rayvon, 1969- Black inventors in the age of segregation: Granville T. Woods, Lewis H. Latimer, and Shelby J. Davidson.
    • Woods, Granville, 1856-1910.
    Kleinman, Daniel Lee.
  • Everyday Engineering: An Ethnography of Design and Innovation (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Vinck, Dominique, ed. Everyday engineering: an ethnography of design and innovation.
    • Blanco, Eric, ed.
    • Engineering -- Social aspects.
    Peters, Tom F. (Tom Frank), 1941-
  • The Art of Structural Design: A Swiss Legacy (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Billington, David P. Art of structural design: a Swiss legacy.
    • Structural design -- History -- 20th century -- Exhibitions.
    Dermody, Robert J.
  • Tower and Office: From Modernist Theory to Contemporary Practice (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Ábalos, Iñaki, 1956- Tower and office: from modernist theory to contemporary practice.
    • Herreros, Juan, 1958-
    • Le Corbusier, 1887-1965 -- Criticism and interpretation.
    Blum, Martina.
  • Raymond Loewy: Designs for a Consumer Culture (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Porter, Glenn. Raymond Loewy: designs for a consumer culture.
    • Design, Industrial -- United States -- Exhibitions.
    Jones, Russell Douglass.
  • Wheels for the World: Henry Ford, His Company, and a Century of Progress (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Brinkley, Douglas. Wheels for the world: Henry Ford, his company, and a century of progress.
    • Ford, Henry, 1863-1947.
    Foster, Mark S.
  • Buyways: Billboards, Automobiles, and the American Landscape (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Gudis, Catherine. Buyways: billboards, automobiles, and the American landscape.
    • Advertising, Outdoor -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
    Roth, Matthew W.
  • Everyday America: Cultural Landscape Studies after J. B. Jackson (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Wilson, Chris, 1951 Dec. 23-, ed. Everyday America: cultural landscape studies after J. B. Jackson.
    • Groth, Paul Erling, ed.
    • Landscape assessment -- United States.
    Oslund, Karen.
  • The Unending Frontier: An Environmental History of the Early Modern World (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Richards, John F. Unending frontier: an environmental history of the early modern world.
    • Human ecology -- History.
    Klingle, Matthew.
  • Natural States: The Environmental Imagination in Maine, Oregon, and the Nation (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Judd, Richard William. Natural states: the environmental imagination in Maine, Oregon, and the nation.
    • Beach, Christopher S.
    • Environmentalism -- Maine.
    Leslie, Stuart W.
  • After the Smoke Clears: Struggling to Get By in Rustbelt America (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Mellon, Steve. After the smoke clears: struggling to get by in rustbelt America.
    • Displaced workers -- Pennsylvania -- Homestead -- Case studies.
    Chenoweth, William L.
  • Warm Sands: Uranium Mill Tailings Policy in the Atomic West (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Mogren, Eric W. (Eric William) Warm sands: uranium mill tailings policy in the atomic West.
    • Uranium mill tailings -- Government policy -- United States.
    Olwell, Russell B., 1969-
  • Toward Nuclear Abolition: A History of the World Nuclear Disarmament Movement, 1971-Present (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Wittner, Lawrence S. Toward nuclear abolition: a history of the world nuclear disarmament movement, 1971-present.
    • Nuclear disarmament -- History.
    Hessenbruch, Arne.
  • Wachhund des Atomzeitalters: Geigerzähler in der Geschichte des Strahlenschutzes (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Abele, Johannes, 1967- Wachhund des Atomzeitalters: Geigerzähler in der Geschichte des Strahlenschutzes.
    • Geiger-Müller counters -- History.
    Jones, Toby.
  • Parting the Desert: The Creation of the Suez Canal (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Karabell, Zachary. Parting the desert: the creation of the Suez Canal.
    • Suez Canal (Egypt) -- History.
    Bektas, Yakup.
  • Distant Ties: Germany, the Ottoman Empire, and the Construction of the Baghdad Railway (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • McMurray, Jonathan S. Distant ties: Germany, the Ottoman Empire, and the construction of the Baghdad Railway.
    • Baghdad Railway -- History.
    Langins, Janis.
  • Vauban: De la gloire du roi au service de l'état (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Virol, Michèle. Vauban: de la gloire du roi au service de l'état.
    • Vauban, Sébastien Le Prestre de, 1633-1707.
    Pritchard, Sara B.
  • La trace du fleuve: La Seine et Paris, 1750-1850 (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Backouche, Isabelle. Trace du fleuve: la Seine et Paris, 1750-1850.
    • River life -- France -- Paris -- History.
    Gouzévitch, Irina.
  • "Par la science, pour la patrie": L'association française pour l'avancement des sciences (1872-1914) (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Gispert-Chambaz, Hélène, ed. "Par la science, pour la patrie": l'Association française pour l'avancement des sciences (1872-1914)
    • Association française pour l'avancement des sciences.
    Beltran, Alain.
  • Des barrages, des usines, et des hommes : L'industrialisation des Alpes du nord entre ressources locales et apports extérieurs (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Joly, Hervé, 1966-, ed. Des barrages, des usines, et des hommes : l'industrialisation des Alpes du nord entre ressources locales et apports extérieurs.
    • Industrialization -- France -- Alps, French -- History -- 20th century.
    Angevine, Robert G.
  • Intelligence in War: Knowledge of the Enemy from Napoleon to Al-Qaeda, and: Uncovering Ways of War: U.S. Intelligence and Foreign Military Innovation, 1918-1941 (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Keegan, John, 1934- Intelligence in war: knowledge of the enemy from Napoleon to Al-Qaeda.
    • Mahnken, Thomas G., 1965- Uncovering ways of war: U.S. intelligence and foreign military innovation, 1918-1941.
    • Military intelligence -- History -- 19th century.
    • Military intelligence -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
    Zimmerman, David, 1959-
  • The Precision Revolution: GPS and the Future of Aerial Warfare (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Rip, Michael Russell, 1954- Precision revolution: GPS and the future of aerial warfare.
    • Hasik, James M., 1966-
    • Air warfare.
    Schrag, Zachary M.
  • From Warfare to Welfare: Defense Intellectuals and Urban Problems in Cold War America (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Light, Jennifer S., 1971- From warfare to welfare: defense intellectuals and urban problems in Cold War America.
    • Urban policy -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
    Lowen, Rebecca S., 1959-
  • Cold War Laboratory: RAND, the Air Force, and the American State, 1945-1950 (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Collins, Martin J., 1951- Cold War laboratory: RAND, the Air Force, and the American state, 1945-1950.
    • Rand Corporation -- History -- 20th century.
    Mullen, Megan Gwynne, 1964-
  • Cold War, Cool Medium: Television, McCarthyism, and American Culture (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Doherty, Thomas Patrick. Cold War, cool medium: television, McCarthyism, and American culture.
    • Television and politics -- United States -- History.
    Horning, Susan Schmidt.
  • Sonic Boom: Napster, MP3, and the New Pioneers of Music (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Alderman, John, 1966- Sonic boom: Napster, MP3, and the new pioneers of music.
    • Music and the Internet -- United States.
    Ceruzzi, Paul E.
  • To the Digital Age: Research Labs, Start-Up Companies, and the Rise of MOS Technology (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Bassett, Ross Knox, 1959- To the digital age: research labs, start-up companies, and the rise of MOS technology.
    • Metal oxide semiconductors -- History.
    Usselman, Steven W.
  • Mechanizing Proof: Computing, Risk, and Trust (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • MacKenzie, Donald A. Mechanizing proof: computing, risk, and trust.
    • Computer systems -- Reliability.
    Nadis, Fred, 1957-
  • Modern Enchantments: The Cultural Power of Secular Magic (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • During, Simon, 1950- Modern enchantments: the cultural power of secular magic.
    • Magic tricks -- History.
    Wosk, Julie.
  • Edison's Eve: A Magical History of the Quest for Mechanical Life (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Wood, Gaby. Edison's Eve: a magical history of the quest for mechanical life.
    • Robots -- Design and construction -- History.
    Longmore, Paul K.
  • Artificial Parts, Practical Lives: Modern Histories of Prosthetics (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Ott, Katherine, ed. Artificial parts, practical lives: modern histories of prosthetics.
    • Serlin, David Harley, ed.
    • Mihm, Stephen, ed.
    • Prosthesis -- History.
    Abbate, Janet.
  • Prefiguring Cyberculture: An Intellectual History (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Tofts, Darren, ed. Prefiguring cyberculture: an intellectual history.
    • Jonson, Annemarie, ed.
    • Cavallaro, Alessio, ed.
    • Information society -- History.
    Bakker, Lara Tauritz.
  • Techniktheorien: Der Platz der Dinge in der Welt des Menschen (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Fohler, Susanne. Techniktheorien: der Platz der Dinge in der Welt des Menschen.
    • Technology -- Social aspects.
    Heβler, Martina.
  • Ganz normale Bilder: Historische Beiträge zur visuellen Herstellung von Selbstverständlichkeit (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Gugerli, David, 1961-, ed. Ganz normale Bilder: historische Beiträge zur visuellen Herstellung von Selbstverständlichkeit.
    • Orland, Barbara, 1955-, ed.
    • Visual communication -- Congresses.
    Bix, Amy Sue.
  • Selling Mrs. Consumer: Christine Frederick and the Rise of Household Efficiency (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Rutherford, Janice Williams, 1942- Selling Mrs. Consumer: Christine Frederick and the rise of household efficiency.
    • Frederick, Christine, b. 1883.
    Rothschild, Joan.
  • Gender and Technology: A Reader (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Lerman, Nina E., 1961-, ed. Gender and technology: a reader.
    • Oldenziel, Ruth, 1958-, ed.
    • Mohun, Arwen, 1961-, ed.
    • Sex role.

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