Technology and Culture

Technology and Culture
Volume 46, Number 1, January 2005

CONTENTS

Articles

    Lucas, Adam Robert.
  • Industrial Milling in the Ancient and Medieval Worlds: A Survey of the Evidence for an Industrial Revolution in Medieval Europe
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    Subject Headings:
    • Mills and mill-work -- Europe -- History -- To 1500.
    • Technology and civilization -- History -- To 1500.
    Robertson, Frances.
  • The Aesthetics of Authenticity: Printed Banknotes as Industrial Currency
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    Subject Headings:
    • Bank notes -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.
    • Paper money design -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.
    • Printing -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.
    Driel, H. van (Hugo), 1962-
    Schot, Johan.
  • Radical Innovation as a Multilevel Process: Introducing Floating Grain Elevators in the Port of Rotterdam
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    Subject Headings:
    • Grain trade -- Technological innovations -- Netherlands -- Rotterdam -- History -- 20th century.
    • Stevedores -- Effect of technological innovations on -- Netherlands -- Rotterdam -- History -- 20th century.
    • Grain-handling machinery -- History -- 20th century.
    Johnston, Sean, 1956-
  • Shifting Perspectives: Holography and the Emergence of Technical Communities
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    Subject Headings:
    • Holography -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
    • Holography -- Social aspects -- United States.

Research Note

    Eckert, Michael.
  • Strategic Internationalism and the Transfer of Technical Knowledge: The United States, Germany, and Aerodynamics after World War I
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    Subject Headings:
    • Aeronautics -- History -- 20th century.
    • Aeronautics -- Research -- International cooperation.
    • United States -- Relations -- Germany.
    • Germany -- Relations -- United States.
    • United States. National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics -- History.

On the Cover

    Hammers, Roslyn Lee.
  • "How Can It Be that a Crow's Tail Can Hold Water?": The Square Pallet Pump in Lou Shu's Pictures of Tilling and Weaving
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    Subject Headings:
    • Lou, Shou, 1090-1162. Geng zhi tu shi.

Organizational Notes

Conference Report

    Esbester, Mike.
  • The International Association for the History of Transport, Traffic and Mobility: Second Annual Conference, Detroit, 4-7 November 2004
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    Subject Headings:
    • International Association for the History of Transport, Traffic and Mobility. Conference (2nd : 2004 : Detroit, Mich.)
    • Transportation -- History -- Congresses.

Classics Revisited

    Long, Pamela O.
  • The Annales and the History of Technology
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    Subject Headings:
    • Annales d'histoire économique et sociale (November 1935). Les techniques, l'histoire, et la vie.
    • Technology -- Historiography.

Essay Reviews

    Wachelder, Joseph.
  • TIN-20: Techniek in Nederland in de twintigste eeuw
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    Subject Headings:
    • Schot, J. W., ed. Techniek in Nederland in de twintigste eeuw.
    • Technology -- Netherlands -- History -- 20th century.
    Lowengard, Sarah.
  • Supple as Voile, Sturdy as Canvas: The Cambridge History of Western Textiles
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    Subject Headings:
    • Jenkins, D. T., ed. Cambridge history of western textiles.
    • Textile fabrics -- History.

Book Reviews

    Green, Venus.
  • Technology and the African-American Experience: Needs and Opportunities for Study (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Sinclair, Bruce, ed. Technology and the African-American experience: needs and opportunities for study.
    • Technology -- United States -- History.
    Kelleher, Tom.
  • Voices of the New Republic: Connecticut Towns, 1800-1832 (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Bickford, Christopher P., ed. Voices of the New Republic: Connecticut towns, 1800-1832.
    • Lamar, Howard Roberts, ed.
    • Cooper, Carolyn C., 1934-, ed.
    • Rux, Sandra L., 1948-, ed.
    • Connecticut -- History -- 1775-1865.
    Portuondo, María M.
  • Una Obra maestra: El acueducto Albear de La Habana (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • García Blanco, Rolando. Obra maestra: el Acueducto Albear de La Habana.
    • Aqueducts -- Cuba -- Havana.
    Jackson, Kenneth T.
  • Building Gotham: Civic Culture and Public Policy in New York City, 1898-1938 (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Revell, Keith D., 1963- Building Gotham: civic culture and public policy in New York City, 1898-1938.
    • City planning -- New York (State) -- New York.
    Buchanan, R. A. (Robert Angus), 1930-
  • Early Railways 2 (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Lewis, Michael Jonathan Taunton, ed. Early Railways 2.
    • Railroad engineering -- History -- 19th century -- Congresses.
    Schwantes, Carlos A., 1945-
  • The Birth of California Narrow Gauge: A Regional Study of the Technology of Thomas and Martin Carter (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • MacGregor, Bruce A. Birth of California narrow gauge: a regional study of the technology of Thomas and Martin Carter.
    • Narrow gauge railroads -- California -- History.
    Volti, Rudi.
  • The Electric Vehicle: Technology and Expectations in the Automobile Age (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Mom, Gijs, 1949- Electric vehicle: technology and expectations in the automobile age.
    • Automobiles, Electric -- History.
    Schmucki, Barbara, 1965-
  • Strasse, Bahn, Panorama: Verkehrswege und Landschaftsveränderung in Deutschland von 1930 bis 1990 (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Zeller, Thomas. Strasse, Bahn, Panorama: Verkehrswege und Landschaftsveränderung in Deutschland von 1930 bis 1990.
    • Roads -- Germany -- History -- 20th century.
    Wakeman, Rosemary.
  • The Light-Green Society: Ecology and Technological Modernity in France, 1960-2000 (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Bess, Michael. Light-green society: ecology and technological modernity in France, 1960-2000.
    • Environmentalism -- France -- History -- 20th century.
    Reynard, Pierre-Claude.
  • Conserving the Enlightenment: French Military Engineering from Vauban to the Revolution (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Langins, Janis. Conserving the Enlightenment: French military engineering from Vauban to the Revolution.
    • Fortification -- France -- History -- 18th century.
    Angevine, Robert G.
  • The Diffusion of Military Technology and Ideas (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Goldman, Emily O., 1961-, ed. Diffusion of military technology and ideas.
    • Eliason, Leslie C., 1959-, ed.
    • Military art and science -- Technological innovations -- History.
    Morrow, John Howard, 1944-
  • Hat in the Ring: The Birth of American Air Power in the Great War (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Frandsen, Bert. Hat in the ring: the birth of American air power in the Great War.
    • United States. Army. Air Service. Pursuit Group, 1st -- History.
    Neiberg, Michael S.
  • The Dream of Civilized Warfare: World War I Flying Aces and the American Imagination (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Robertson, Linda R. (Linda Raine), 1946- Dream of civilized warfare: World War I flying aces and the American imagination.
    • World War, 1914-1918 -- Aerial operations, American.
    Bednarek, Janet R. Daly (Janet Rose Daly), 1959-
  • America from the Air: An Aviator's Story (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Langewiesche, Wolfgang, 1907- America from the air: an aviator's story.
    • Hokanson, Drake, 1951-, ed.
    • Kratz, Carol, ed.
    • United States -- Aerial photographs.
    Ware, Susan, 1950-
  • American Women and Flight since 1940 (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Douglas, Deborah G. American women and flight since 1940.
    • Women air pilots -- United States -- Biography.
    Levinson, Mark.
  • The Bird is on the Wing: Aerodynamics and the Progress of the American Airplane (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Hansen, James R. Bird is on the wing: aerodynamics and the progress of the American airplane.
    • Aeronautics -- Research -- United States -- History.
    Bugos, Glenn E., 1961-
  • To Reach the High Frontier: A History of U.S. Launch Vehicles (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Launius, Roger D., ed. To reach the high frontier: a history of U.S. launch vehicles.
    • Jenkins, Dennis R., ed.
    • Launch vehicles (Astronautics) -- United States -- History.
    Mackowski, Maura Phillips.
  • The Secret of Apollo: Systems Management in American and European Space Programs (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Johnson, Stephen B., 1959- Secret of Apollo: systems management in American and European space programs.
    • Astronautics, Military -- United States -- Management.
    Marché, Jordan D., 1955-
  • Voyager's Grand Tour: To the Outer Planets and Beyond (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Dethloff, Henry C. Voyager's grand tour: to the outer planets and beyond.
    • Schorn, Ronald A. (Ronald Anthony), 1935-
    • Voyager Project.
    Tatarewicz, Joseph N.
  • Giant Telescopes: Astronomical Ambition and the Promise of Technology (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • McCray, Patrick (W. Patrick) Giant telescopes: astronomical ambition and the promise of technology.
    • Large astronomical telescopes.
    Smith, Robert W. (Robert William), 1952-
  • Sky and Ocean Joined: The U.S. Naval Observatory, 1830-2000 (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Dick, Steven J. Sky and ocean joined: the U.S. Naval Observatory, 1830-2000.
    • United States Naval Observatory -- History -- 19th century.
    Stephens, Carlene E., 1949-
  • Einstein's Clocks, Poincaré's Maps: Empires of Time (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Galison, Peter Louis. Einstein's clocks, Poincaré's maps: empires of time.
    • Time.
    Cavicchi, Elizabeth.
  • Thing Knowledge: A Philosophy of Scientific Instruments (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Baird, Davis. Thing knowledge: a philosophy of scientific instruments.
    • Scientific apparatus and instruments.
    McGee, David.
  • To Harness the Wind: A Short History of the Development of Sails (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Block, Leo, 1920- To harness the wind: a short history of the development of sails.
    • Sails -- History.
    Konvitz, Josef W.
  • The Mapmaker's Quest: Depicting New Worlds in Renaissance Europe (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Buisseret, David. Mapmaker's quest: depicting new worlds in Renaissance Europe.
    • Cartography -- Europe -- History.
    Jaffe, James Alan, 1954-
  • Customs and Excise: Trade, Production, and Consumption in England, 1640-1845 (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Ashworth, William J. Customs and excise: trade, production, and consumption in England, 1640-1845.
    • Tariff -- Great Britain -- History.
    Aydin, Cemil.
  • Science, Technology, and Learning in the Ottoman Empire (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Ihsanoglu, Ekmeleddin. Science, technology, and learning in the Ottoman Empire.
    • Science -- Islamic countries -- History.
    Saliba, George.
  • The Enterprise of Science in Islam: New Perspectives (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Hogendijk, J. P., ed. Enterprise of science in Islam: new perspectives.
    • Sabra, A. I., ed.
    • Science, Medieval.
    Cole, Simon A., 1967-
  • Imprint of the Raj: How Fingerprinting was Born in Colonial India (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Sengoopta, Chandak. Imprint of the Raj: how fingerprinting was born in colonial India.
    • Herschel, William James.
    Shapiro, Stuart.
  • The Soft Cage: Surveillance in America, from Slave Passes to the Patriot Act (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Parenti, Christian. Soft cage: surveillance in America, from slave passes to the Patriot Act.
    • Social control -- United States -- History.
    Servos, John W. (John William), 1951-
  • Impure Cultures: University Biology and the World of Commerce (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Kleinman, Daniel Lee. Impure cultures: university biology and the world of commerce.
    • Biology -- Research -- Economic aspects.
    Sharrer, G. Terry.
  • Safe Food: Bacteria, Biotechnology, and Bioterrorism (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Nestle, Marion. Safe food: bacteria, biotechnology, and bioterrorism.
    • Food -- Safety measures.
    Blaszczyk, Regina Lee.
  • The Substance of Style: How the Rise of Aesthetic Value is Remaking Commerce, Culture, and Consciousness (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Postrel, Virginia I., 1960- Substance of style: how the rise of aesthetic value is remaking commerce, culture, and consciousness.
    • Aesthetics.

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