Technology and Culture

Technology and Culture
Volume 46, Number 3, July 2005

CONTENTS

Articles

    Turner, Fred.
  • Where the Counterculture Met the New Economy: The WELL and the Origins of Virtual Community
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    Subject Headings:
    • Whole Earth 'Lectronic Link -- History.
    • Computer networks -- Social aspects -- United States.
    • Counterculture -- United States -- History.
    • Whole earth catalog (New York, N.Y.)
    Stapleton, Darwin H.
  • A Lost Chapter in the Early History of DDT: The Development of Anti-Typhus Technologies by the Rockefeller Foundation's Louse Laboratory, 1942-1944
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    Subject Headings:
    • Rockefeller Foundation. International Health Division -- History.
    • Typhus fever -- Prevention -- History -- 20th century.
    • Lice -- Control -- History -- 20th century.
    • DDT (Insecticide) -- History -- 20th century.
    Rees, Jonathan, 1966-
  • "I Did Not Know ...Any Danger Was Attached": Safety Consciousness in the Early American Ice and Refrigeration Industries
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    Subject Headings:
    • Refrigeration and refrigerating machinery -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
    • Ice industry -- Fires and fire prevention -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
    • Cold storage industry -- Fires and fire prevention -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
    • Ice industry -- United States -- Safety measures -- History -- 20th century.
    • Cold storage industry -- United States -- Safety measures -- History -- 20th century.
    Sato, Yasushi.
  • Local Engineering and Systems Engineering: Cultural Conflict at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center, 1960-1966
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    Subject Headings:
    • George C. Marshall Space Flight Center -- History -- 20th century.
    • George C. Marshall Space Flight Center -- Management.
    • Engineering -- Management -- Case studies.
    • Systems engineering -- Case studies.
    • Corporate culture -- Case studies.

Essay

    Ceruzzi, Paul E.
  • Moore's Law and Technological Determinism: Reflections on the History of Technology
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    Subject Headings:
    • Technology -- Social aspects.
    • Technology -- Historiography.
    • Technology and civilization.

Conference Report

    Horning, Susan Schmidt.
    Williams, James C., 1942-
  • Recent Symposia of the International Committee for the History of Technology, 2002-2004
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    Subject Headings:
    • Symposium ICOHTEC.
    • Technology -- History -- Congresses.

Classics Revisited

    Parr, Joy.
  • Ruth Schwartz Cowan, More Work for Mother
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    Subject Headings:
    • Cowan, Ruth Schwartz, 1941- More work for mother: the ironies of household technology from the open hearth to the microwave.
    • Home economics -- United States -- History.

Essay Reviews

Book Reviews

    Coopersmith, Jonathan, 1955-
  • Better Off: Flipping the Switch on Technology (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Brende, Eric. Better off: flipping the switch on technology.
    • Technology -- Social aspects.
    Rosner, Lisa.
  • Technological Visions: The Hopes and Fears that Shape New Technologies (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Sturken, Marita, 1957-, ed. Technological visions: the hopes and fears that shape new technologies.
    • Thomas, Douglas, 1966-, ed.
    • Ball-Rokeach, Sandra, ed.
    • Technology -- Social aspects.
    Nye, David E., 1946-
  • Human-Built World: How to Think about Technology and Culture (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Hughes, Thomas Parke. Human-built world: how to think about technology and culture.
    • Technology -- Social aspects -- United States.
    Benhamou, Reed.
  • By Design: Why There Are No Locks on the Bathroom Doors in the Hotel Louis XIV and Other Object Lessons (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Caplan, Ralph. By design: why there are no locks on the bathroom doors in the Hotel Louis XIV and other object lessons.
    • Design, Industrial.
    Stephan, Karl David.
  • Masterworks of Technology: The Story of Creative Engineering, Architecture, and Design (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Lewis, E. E. (Elmer Eugene), 1938- Masterworks of technology: the story of creative engineering, architecture, and design.
    • Technology -- History.
    Irish, Sharon, 1952-
  • Engineering Architecture: The Vision of Fazlur R. Khan (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Khan, Yasmin Sabina. Engineering architecture: the vision of Fazlur R. Khan.
    • Khan, Fazlur R.
    Bachrach, David Steward, 1971-
  • Villard's Legacy: Studies in Medieval Technology, Science, and Art in Memory of Jean Gimpel (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Zenner, Marie-Thérèse, ed. Villard's legacy: studies in medieval technology, science, and art in memory of Jean Gimpel.
    • Villard, de Honnecourt, 13th cent. Album de Villard de Honnecourt.
    Unger, Richard W.
  • Mills in the Medieval Economy: England, 1300-1540 (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Langdon, John. Mills in the medieval economy: England, 1300-1540.
    • Food industry and trade -- England -- History -- To 1500.
    Long, Pamela O.
  • Arte e scienza delle acque nel Rinascimento (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Fiocca, A., ed. Arte e scienza delle acque nel Rinascimento.
    • Lamberini, Daniela, ed.
    • Maffioli, Cesare, ed.
    • Hydrology -- Italy -- History -- Congresses.
    Ashworth, William J.
  • Weights and Measures in Scotland: A European Perspective (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Connor, R. D. (Robert Dickson), 1922- Weights and measures in Scotland: a European perspective.
    • Simpson, A. D. C. (Allen David Cumming), 1947-
    • Morrison-Low, A. D., ed.
    • Weights and measures -- Scotland -- History.
    Dickinson, John Alexander.
  • Chasing Empire across the Sea: Communications and the State in the French Atlantic, 1713-1763 (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Banks, Kenneth J., 1958- Chasing empire across the sea: communications and the state in the French Atlantic, 1713-1763.
    • France -- Colonies -- Administration -- History -- 18th century.
    Lincoln, Evelyn.
  • The Body of the Artisan: Art and Experience in the Scientific Revolution (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Smith, Pamela H., 1957- Body of the artisan: art and experience in the scientific revolution.
    • Art and science -- History -- 16th century.
    Cloud, John.
  • Historical Atlases: The First Three Hundred Years, 1570-1870 (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Goffart, Walter A. Historical atlases: the first three hundred years, 1570-1870.
    • Cartography -- History.
    Schneider, Wendie Ellen.
  • Laws of Men and Laws of Nature: The History of Scientific Expert Testimony in England and America (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Golan, Tal. Laws of men and laws of nature: the history of scientific expert testimony in England and America.
    • Evidence, Expert -- England -- History.
    Brattin, Joel J., 1956-
  • Patent Inventions: Intellectual Property and the Victorian Novel (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Pettitt, Clare. Patent inventions: intellectual property and the Victorian novel.
    • English fiction -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
    Cookson, Gillian.
  • Watt's Perfect Engine: Steam and the Age of Invention (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Marsden, Ben. Watt's perfect engine: steam and the age of invention.
    • Watt, James, 1736-1819.
    Hackemer, Kurt.
  • Arms and the State: Sir William Armstrong and the Remaking of British Naval Power, 1854-1914 (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Bastable, Marshall J., 1943- Arms and the state: Sir William Armstrong and the remaking of British naval power, 1854-1914.
    • Defense industries -- Great Britain -- History.
    McBride, William M.
  • Resurrection: Salvaging the Battle Fleet at Pearl Harbor (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Madsen, Daniel, 1960- Resurrection: salvaging the battle fleet at Pearl Harbor.
    • Pearl Harbor (Hawaii), Attack on, 1941.
    Rau, Erik P.
  • Blackett: Physics, War, and Politics in the Twentieth Century (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Nye, Mary Jo. Blackett: physics, war, and politics in the twentieth century.
    • Blackett, P. M. S. (Patrick Maynard Stuart), Baron Blackett, 1897-1974.
    Angevine, Robert G.
  • Natural Enemy, Natural Ally: Toward an Environmental History of War (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Tucker, Richard P., 1938-, ed. Natural enemy, natural ally: toward an environmental history of war.
    • Russell, Edmund, 1957-, ed.
    • War -- Environmental aspects.
    Judd, Richard William.
  • Nature and the City: Making Environmental Policy in Toronto and Los Angeles (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Desfor, Gene. Nature and the city: making environmental policy in Toronto and Los Angeles.
    • Keil, Roger, 1957-
    • Environmental policy -- California -- Los Angeles -- Case studies.
    Smart, James.
  • Transport of Delight: The Mythical Conception of Rail Transit in Los Angeles (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Richmond, Jonathan. Transport of delight: the mythical conception of rail transit in Los Angeles.
    • Street-railroads -- California -- Los Angeles Metropolitan Area.
    Thompson, Gregory Lee, 1946-
  • Suburbanizing the Masses: Public Transport and Urban Development in Historical Perspective (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Divall, Colin, ed. Suburbanizing the masses: public transport and urban development in historical perspective.
    • Bond, Winstan, ed.
    • Transportation -- Europe -- History.
    Gamst, Frederick C.
  • Rail, Steam, and Speed: The "Rocket" and the Birth of Steam Locomotion (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • McGowan, Christopher. Rail, steam, and speed: the "Rocket" and the birth of steam locomotion.
    • Steam locomotives -- England -- History -- 19th century.
    Middleton, William D., 1928-
  • New York Subways: An Illustrated History of New York City's Transit Cars (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Sansone, Gene. New York subways: an illustrated history of New York City's transit cars.
    • Subways -- New York (State) -- New York -- History.
    Winer, Daniel.
  • Eating Smoke: Fire in Urban America, 1800-1950 (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Tebeau, Mark. Eating smoke: fire in urban America, 1800-1950.
    • Fire extinction -- United States -- History.
    Wermiel, Sara E.
  • The Birth of City Planning in the United States, 1840-1917 (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Peterson, Jon A. Birth of city planning in the United States, 1840-1917.
    • City planning -- United States -- History.
    Teaford, Jon C.
  • Twentieth-Century Sprawl: Highways and the Reshaping of the American Landscape (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Gutfreund, Owen D., 1963- Twentieth-century sprawl: highways and the reshaping of the American Landscape.
    • Cities and towns -- United States -- Growth -- History -- 20th century -- Case studies.
    Brown, John K.
  • The Carriage Trade: Making Horse-Drawn Vehicles in America (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Kinney, Thomas A., 1968- Carriage trade: making horse-drawn vehicles in America.
    • Carriage industry -- United States -- History.
    Ganz, Cheryl.
  • Assembling Art: The Machine and the American Avant-Garde (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Zabel, Barbara Beth. Assembling art: the machine and the American avant-garde.
    • Art and technology.
    Basalla, George.
  • Matters of Gravity: Special Effects and Superman in the 20th Century (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Bukatman, Scott, 1957- Matters of gravity: special effects and superman in the 20th century.
    • United States -- Civilization -- 20th century.
    Brown, Julie K.
  • Photography on the Color Line: W. E. B. DuBois, Race, and Visual Culture (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Smith, Shawn Michelle, 1965- Photography on the color line: W. E. B. DuBois, race, and visual culture.
    • Photography -- United States -- History.
    Panzer, Mary.
  • Invention of Hysteria: Charcot and the Photographic Iconography of the Salpêtrière (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Didi-Huberman, Georges. Invention of hysteria: Charcot and the photographic iconography of the Salpêtrière.
    • Hartz, Alisa, tr.
    • Salpêtrière (Hospital)
    Vijaya Ramaswamy.
  • Reproductive Agency, Medicine, and the State (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Unnithan-Kumar, Maya, 1961-, ed. Reproductive agency, medicine, and the state.
    • Human reproductive technology -- Social aspects -- Cross-cultural studies.



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