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  Volume 57, Number 3, July 2016

Table of Contents


From Cabling the Atlantic to Wiring the World: A Review Essay on the 150th Anniversary of the Atlantic Telegraph Cable of 1866

pp. 507-526


Technological Innovation: On the Origins and Development of an Inclusive Concept

pp. 527-556

Standard Cocoa: Transnational Networks and Technoscientific Regimes in West African Plantations

pp. 557-585

Seeing the Forest and the Trees: Western Forestry Systems and Soviet Engineers, 1955–1964

pp. 586-611

Domestic Appliances and Industrial Design: The Italian White-Goods Industry during the 1950s and 1960s

pp. 612-648

Exhibit Review

The #FoodPeople Exhibition at the Museo Nazionale della Scienza e della Tecnologia Leonardo da Vinci, Milano

pp. 649-656

Beyond Words

Epic Audiovisual History of Technology Course by a Historian of Innovation: W. Bernard Carlson, “Understanding the Inventions that Changed the World”

pp. 657-660

Essay Review

King Cotton: Sven Beckert, Empire of Cotton

pp. 661-667

Book Reviews

The Limits of Matter: Chemistry, Mining & Enlightenment by Hjalmar Fors (review)

pp. 668-670

Taming Manhattan: Environmental Battles in the Antebellum City by Catherine McNeur (review)

pp. 670-671

“Rattraper et dépasser la suisse”: Histoire de l’industrie horlogère japonaise de 1850 a nos jours by Pierre-Yves Donzé (review)

pp. 672-673

World Projects: Global Information before World War I by Markus Krajewski (review)

pp. 673-675

Sounds of Modern History: Auditory Cultures in 19th- and 20th-Century Europe ed. by Daniel Morat (review)

pp. 675-677

The Pulse of Modernism: Physiological Aesthetics in Fin-de-Siècle Europe by Robert Michael Brain (review)

pp. 677-678

Transportation and Revolt: Pigeons, Mules, Canals, and the Vanishing Geographies of Subversive Mobility by Jacob Shell (review)

pp. 678-680

Atlantic Automobilism: Emergence and Persistence of the Car 1895–1940 by Gijs Mom (review)

pp. 680-682

Rivers, Memory and Nation-Building: A History of the Volga and Mississippi Rivers by Dorothy Zeisler-Vralsted (review)

pp. 682-684

The Fabric of Space: Water, Modernity, and the Urban Imagination by Matthew Gandy (review)

pp. 684-685

Allied Power: Mobilizing Hydro-Electricity during Canada’s Second World War by Matthew Evenden (review)

pp. 686-687

Making the Desert Modern: Americans, Arabs, and Oil on the Saudi Frontier, 1933–1973 by Chad H. Parker (review)

pp. 687-689

Works in Progress: Plans and Realities on Soviet Farms, 1930–1963 by Jenny Leigh Smith (review)

pp. 689-690

German Rocketeers in the Heart of Dixie: Making Sense of the Nazi Past during the Civil Rights Era by Monique Laney (review)

pp. 691-692

Exploration and Engineering: The Jet Propulsion Laboratory and the Quest for Mars by Erik M. Conway (review)

pp. 693-694

America Inc.? Innovation and Enterprise in the National Security State by Linda Weiss (review)

pp. 694-696

Scientists at War: The Ethics of Cold War Weapons Research by Sarah Bridger (review)

pp. 696-698

The Antibiotic Era: Reform, Resistance, and the Pursuit of a Rational Therapeutics by Scott H. Podolsky (review)

pp. 698-699

Gene Jockeys: Life Science and the Rise of Biotech Enterprise by Nicolas Rasmussen (review)

pp. 700-701

Postgenomics: Perspectives on Biology after the Genome ed. by Sarah S. Richardson and Hallam Stevens (review)

pp. 701-702

From Mainframes to Smartphones: A History of the International Computer Industry by Martin Campbell-Kelly and Daniel D. Garcia-Swartz (review)

pp. 703-704

The Outsourcer: The Story of India’s IT Revolution by Dinesh C. Sharma (review)

pp. 704-706

Big Data, Little Data, No Data: Scholarship in the Networked World by Christine L. Borgman (review)

pp. 706-708

Laruelle: Against the Digital by Alexander R. Galloway (review)

pp. 708-709

This Is Why We Can’t Have Nice Things by Whitney Phillips (review)

pp. 710-711

Necromedia by Marcel O’Gorman (review)

pp. 711-713


To the Editor

pp. 714-717

Response to Mark

pp. 717-719