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a. 41, 2000, Supplement

CURRENT BIBLIOGRAPHY IN THE HISTORY OF TECHNOLOGY (1998)
Compiled by Henry Lowood
Bibliography, p. 1
Author Index, p. 154
Subject Index, p. 172


a. 41, 2000, 4

ESSAY
Rosalind Williams, "All That Is Solid Melts into Air": Historians of Technology in the Information Revolution, p. 641

ARTICLES
Yakup Bektas, The Sultan's Messenger: Cultural Constructions of Ottoman Telegraphy, 1847-1880, p. 669
Andrew Jenks, A Metro on the Mount: The Underground as a Church of Soviet Civilization, p. 697
Richard Lindstrom, "They all believe they are undiscovered Mary Pickfords": Workers, Photography, and Scientific Management, p. 725

EXCHANGE
Philip Scranton, Missing the Target? A Comment on Edward Constant's "Reliable Knowledge and Unreliable Stuff", p. 752
John Law, Vicky Singleton, Performing Technology's Stories: On Social Constructivism, Performance, and Performativity, p. 765
Edward W. Constant II, Performance Is a Moving Target, Reliably, p. 776

ON THE COVER
Cheryl R. Ganz, Science AdvancingMankind, p. 783

Book reviews, p. 788
Communications, p. 857
Comment, p. 862


a. 41, 2000, 3

ARTICLES
David A. Mindell, Opening Black's Box: Rethinking Feedback's Myth of Origin, p. 405
Joanne Abel Goldman, National Science in the Nation's Heartland: The Ames Laboratory and Iowa State University, 1942-1965, p. 435
Yuzo Takahashi, A Network of Tinkerers: The Advent of the Radio and Television Receiver Industry in Japan, p. 460
Wiebe E. Bijker, Karin Bijsterveld, Women Walking through Plans: Technology, Democracy, and Gender Identity, p. 485

Museum reviews, p. 516

REVIEW ESSAY
Kenneth Lipartito, The Historian in the Rose Garden?, p. 537

Awards, p. 549
Organizational notes, p. 558
Book reviews, p. 566


a. 41, 2000, 2

ARTICLES
John K. Brown, Design Plans, Working Drawings, National Styles: Engineering Practice in Great Britain and the United States, 1775-1945, p. 195
Eric H. Ash, "A perfect and an absolute work": Expertise, Authority, and the Rebuilding of Dover Harbor, 1579-1583, p. 239
Stephen L. MicIntyre, The Failure of Fordism: Reform of the Automobile Repair Industry, 1913-1940, p. 269
Bruce Epperson, Failed Colossus: Strategic Error at the Pope Manufacturing Company, 1878-1900, p. 300
Roger Burt, Innovation or Imitation? Technological Dependency in the American Nonferrous Mining Industry, p. 321

ESSAY REVIEW
Thomas P. Hughes, Lessons from Soviet Science and Technology: Loren Graham's Whar Have We Learned About Science and Technology from the Russian Experience?, p. 348

Book reviews, p. 353
Communications, p. 402


a. 41, 2000, 1

ARTICLES
Scott W. Palmer, Peasants into Pilots: Soviet Air-Mindedness as an Ideology of Dominance, p. 1
John Krige, Crossing the Interface from R&D to Operational Use: The Case of the European Meteorological Satellite, p. 27
Zachary M. Schrag, "The Bus is Young and Honest": Transportation Politics, Technical Choice, and the Motorization of Manhattan Surface Transit, 1919-1936, p. 51

RESEARCH NOTE
Charles W. Wootton, Carel M. Wolk, The Evolution and Acceptance of the Loose-Leaf Accounting System, 1885-1935, p. 80

ESSAY REVIEW
Steven L. Thompson, The Arts of the Motorcycle: Biology, Culture, and Aesthetics in Technological Choice, p. 99

Book reviews, p. 116
Memorial, p. 184
Communication, p. 187
Comment, p. 190


a. 40, 1999, Supplement

CURRENT BIBLIOGRAPHY IN THE HISTORY OF TECHNOLOGY (1996-1997)
Compiled by Henry Lowood
Bibliography, p. 1
Author index, p. 190
Subject Index, p. 216


a. 40, 1999, 4

ARTICLES
Rebecca Herzig, Removing Roots: "North American Hiroshima Maidens "and the X Ray, p. 723
Carolyn Thomas De La Pena, Recharging at the Fordyce: Confronting the Machine and Nature in the Modern Bath, p. 746
Edmund P. Russell III, The Strange Career of DDT: Experts, Federal Capacity, and Environmentalism in World War II, p. 770
Kevin Borg, The "Chauffeur Problem" in the Early Auto Era: Structuration Theory and the Users of Technology, p. 797
Ronald Jager, Tool and Symbol: The Success of the Double-Bitted Axe in North America, p. 833

EXHIBIT REVIEW
Mary Alexander, Between a Rock and a Hard Place: A History of American Sweatshops, 1820-Present, at the National Museum of American History, p. 861

REVIEW ESSAY
Jim Grote, p. Hans Sun, Prelapsarian Perfection and Blurred Distinctions, p. 866

Book reviews, p. 872
Communications, p. 928


a. 40, 1999, 3

ARTICLES
Jennifer S. Light, When Computers Were Women, p. 455
Leonard S. Reich, Ski-Dogs, Pol-Cats, and the Mechanization of Winter: The Development of Recreational Snowmobiling, in North America, p. 484
Steven G. Collins, System in the South: John W. Mallet, Josiah Gorgas, and Uniform Production at the Confederate Ordnance Department, p. 517
Matthew W. Roth, Mulholland Highway and the Engineering Culture of Los Angeles in the 1920s, p. 545

RESEARCH NOTE
Gervase Phillips, Longbow and Hackbutt: Weapons Technology and Technology Transfer in Early Modern England, p. 576

ON THE COVER
Tom D. Crough, Kill Devil Hills, 17 December 1903, p. 594

REVIEW ESSAY
Michael Allen, A History of Modern European Technology: The Propyläen Technikgeschichte, p. 599

PRESIDENTIAL ADDRESS
Robert C. Post, No Mere Technicalities: How Things Work and Why It Matters, p. 607

Awards, p. 623
Organizational notes, p. 638
Book reviews, p. 648


a. 40, 1999, 2

ARTICLES
David McGee, From Craftsmanship to Draftsmanship: Naval Architecture and the Three Traditions of Early Modern Design, p. 209
Pierre Claude Reynard, Unreliable Mills: Maintenance Practices in Early Modern Papermaking, p. 237
Mark Aldrich, "The Peril of the Broken Rail": The Carriers, the Steel Companies, and Rail Technology, 1900-1945, p. 263
Martin Reuss, The Art of Scientific Precision: River Research in the United States Army Corps of Engineers to 1945, p. 292
Edward W. Constant II, Reliable Knowledge and Unreliable Stuff: On the Practical Role of Rational Beliefs, p. 324

ON THE COVER
Robert Casey, The Vanderbilt Cup, 1908, p. 358

EXHIBIT REVIEWS
Thomas E. Leary, The Boott Cotton Mills Museum and the American Textile History Museum, p. 363
Peter Coates, Oil from the Arctic: Building the Trans-Alaska Pipeline, at the National Museum of American History, p. 369

REVIEW ESSAY
Brian Black, Construction Sites: Environment, Region, and Technology in Historical Stories, p. 375

Book reviews, p. 388


a. 40, 1999, 1

ARTICLES
David Nickles, Telegraph Diplomats: The United States' Relations with France in 1848 and 1870, p. 1
Mikael Hård, Andreas Knie, The Grammar of Technology: German and French Diesel Engineering, 1920-1940, p. 26
Nicolas Rasmussen, What Moves When Technologies Migrate? "Software "and Hardware in the Transfer of Biological Electron Microscopy to Postwar Australia, p. 47
Miwao Matsumoto, Reconsidering Japanese Industrialization: Marine Turbine Transfer at Mitsubishi, p. 74

ON THE COVER
John Bowditch, A Gothic Novelty, p. 98

EXHIBIT REVIEWS
Eiju Matsumoto, The Chiba Museum of Science and Industry, p. 102
Jui-Chen Yu, The National Science and Technology Museum of Taiwan, p. 107
Guillaume De Syon, The Zeppelin Museum in Friedrichshafen, p. 114

REVIEW ESSAY
W. D. Kay, NASA and Space History, p. 120

Book reviews, p. 128
Communication, p. 203

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a. 39, 1998, 4

ESSAY
Jeffrey K. Stine, Joel A. Tarr, At the Intersection of Histories: Technology and the Environment, p. 601

ARTICLES
Matthias Heymann, Signs of Hubris: The Shaping of Wind Technology Styles in Germany, Denmark, and the United States, 1940-1990, p. 641
Jeff Horn, Margaret C. Jacob, Jean-Antoine Captal and the Cultural Roots of French industrialization, p. 671

RESEARCH NOTES
Alpay Özdural, A Mathematical Sonata forArchitecture: Omar Khayyam and the Friday Mosque of Isfahan, p. 699
Martin Schonfeld, Was There a Western Inventor of Porcelain?, p. 716

ON THE COVER
Robert C. Post, Fourteenth and G. Washington, D. C., Summer of '41, p. 728

EXCHANGE
Charles C. Gillispie, Ken Alder, Engineering the Revolution, p. 733

Book reviews, p. 755


a. 39, 1998, 3

Editor's Note: The Prospect Before Us, p. 379

ARTICLES
Goran Ryden, Skill and Technical Change in the Swedish Iron Industry, 1750-1860, p. 383
Henry Nielsen, Birgitte Wistoft, Painting Technological Progress: P. S. Kroyer's the Industrialists, p. 408
Lars O. Olsson, "To See How Things Were Done in a Big Way": Swedish Naval Architects in the United States, 1890-1915, p. 434

SPECIAL SECTION: THE LAST ACT
William S. Pretzer, Reviewing Public Histon, in Light of the Enola Gay, p. 457
Otto Mayr, The Enola Gay Fiasco: History Politics, and the Museum, p. 462
Pamela Walker Laird, The Public's Historians, p. 474
Alex Roland, Voices in the Museum, p. 483
Donna R. Braden, Whose History Is It? Planning Henry Ford Museum's Clockwork Exhibit, p. 489

REVIEW ESSAY
Geoffrey C. Bowker, Modest Reviewer Goes on Virtual Voyage: Some Recent Literature of Cyberspace, p. 499

Awards, p. 512
Organizational notes, p. 526
Book reviews, p. 538


a. 39, 1998, 2

ARTICLES
Suzanne M. Moon, Takeoff or Self-Sufficiency-Ideologies of Development In Indonesia. 1957-1961, p. 187
David Morton, Armour Research Foundation and the Wire Recorder: How Academic Entrepreneurs Fail, p. 213
Peter Neushul, Marie C. Stopes and the Popularization of Birth Control Technology, p. 245

THE COVER DESIGN
Jay M. Enoch, The Enigma of Early Lens Use, p. 273

REVIEW ESSAY
David E. Nye, A Moment of Synthesis: Recent Textbooks in the History of Technology, p. 292

Book reviews, p. 299
Memorials, p. 368


a. 39, 1998, 1

ARTICLES
Martin Campbell-Kelly, Data Processing and Technological Change: The Post Office Savings Bank, 1861-1930, p. 1
John R. Pannabecker, Representing Mechanical Arts in Diderot's Encyclopédie, p. 33
J. B. Gough, Winecraft and Chemistry in 18th-Century France: Chaptal and the Invention of Chaptalization, p. 74

RESEARCH NOTE
Anthony S. Travis, "Ambiticius and Glory Hunting ... Impractical and Fantastic": Heinrich Caro at BASF, p. 105

EXHIBIT REVIEW
Robert C. Post, Hot Rods and Customs: The Men and Machines of California's Car Culture, at the Oakland Museum of California, p. 116

Book reviews, p. 122


a. 38, 1997, Supplement

CURRENT BIBLIOGRAPHY IN THE HISTORY OF TECHNOLOGY (1995)
Compiled by Henry Lowood
Bibliography, p. 1
Author Index, p. 168
Subject Index, p. 206


a. 38, 1997, 4

ARTICLES
Walter G. Vincenti, Engineering Theory in the Making: Aerodynamic Calculation "Breaks the Sound Barrier", p. 819
Robert G. Arns, The High-Vacuum X-Ray Tube: Technological Chance in Social Context, p. 852
Stephen B. Johnson, Three Approaches to Big Technology: Operations Research, Systems Engineering, and Project Management, p. 891
Rodney P. Carlisle, Probabilistic Risk Assessment in Nuclear Reactors: Engineering Success, Public Relations Failure, p. 920

REVIEW ESSAY
Pamela Riney-Kehrberg, Women, Technology, and Rural Life: Some Recent Literature, p. 942

Book reviews, p. 954
Memorial, p. 1026


a. 38, 1997, 3

ARTICLES
Hugh Gorman, Manufacturing Brownfields: The Case of Neville Island, Pennsylvania, p. 539
Eugene Levy, The Aesthetics of Power: High-Voltage Transmission Systems and the American Landscape, p. 575
Warren Belasco, Algae Burgers for a Hungry World? The Rise and Fall of Chlorella Cuisine, p. 608
J. Morton Briggs, Pollution in Poullauen, p. 635
Edmund Newell, Atmospheric Pollution and the British Copper Industry, 1690-1920, p. 655

REVIEW ESSAY
Julie Johnson-McGrath, Who Built the Built Environment? Artifacts, Politics, and Urban Technology, p. 690

PRESIDENTIAL ADDRESS
Alex Roland, What Hath Kranzberg Wrought? Or, Does the History of Technology Matter?, p. 697

Awards, p. 714
Organizational notes, p. 726
Book reviews, p. 744


a. 38, 1997, 2

ARTICLES
Ken Alder, Innovation and Amnesia: Engineering Rationality and the Fate of Interchangeable Parts Manufacturing in France, p. 273
Andrew Nahum, Two-stroke or Turbine? The Aeronautical Research Committee and British Aero Engine Development in World War II, p. 312
Ronald R. Kline, Ideology and Social Surveys: Reinterpreting the Effects of "Laborsaving "Technology on American Farm Women, p. 355
William M. McBride, The Unstable Dynamics of a Strategic Technology: Disarmament, Unemployment, and the Interwar Battleship, p. 386

THE COVER DESIGN
R. Thomas Berner, The Ancient Chinese Process of Reprography, p. 424

RESEARCH NOTE
Dale R. Lightfoot, Qanats in the Levant: Hydraulic Technology at the Periphery of Early Empires, p. 432

SPECIAL SECTION: TECHNOLOGYAND DESIGN
Barry M. Katz, Review Essay: Technology and Design-A New Agenda ..., p. 452
Glenn Porter, Exhibit Review: The Inaugural Exhibition at the Wolfsonian, p. 467
Christian W. Øverland, Book Review: Wendy Kaplan, ed., Designing Modernity: The Arts of Reform and Persuasion, 1885-1945, p. 475

REVIEW ESSAY
Michael Adas, A Field Matures: Technology, Science, and Western Colonialism, p. 478

CONFERENCE REPORT
Susan Schmidt Horning, Twenty-third Symposium of the International Committee for the History of technology, Budapest, Hungary, August 7-11, 1996, p. 488

Book reviews, p. 493


a. 38, 1997, 1

GENDER ANALYSIS AND THE HISTORY OF TECHNOLOGY
Guest Editors: Nina E. Lerman Arwen Palmer Mohun, Ruth Oldenziel

INTRODUCTION
Nina E. Lerman, Arwen Palmer Mohun, Ruth Oldenziel, Versatile Tools: Gender Analysis and the History of Technology, p. 1
Nina E. Lerman, Arwen Palmer Mohun, Ruth Oldenziel, The Shoulders We Stand On and the View From Here: Historiography and Directions for Research, p. 9

ARTICLES
Nina E. Lerman, "Preparing for the Duties and Practical Business of Life": Technological Knowledge and Social Structure in Mid-19th-Century Philadelphia, p. 31
Ruth Oldenziel, Boys and Their Toys: The Fisher Body Craftsman's Guild, 1930-1968, and the Making of a Male Technical Domain, p. 60
Arwen Palmer Mohun, Laundrymen Construct Their World: Gender and the Transformation of a Domestic Task to an Industrial Process, p. 97
Carolyn M. Goldstein, From Service to Sales: Home Economics in Light: and Power, 1920-1940, p. 121
Joy Parr, What Makes Washday Less Blue? Gender, Nation, and Technology Choice in Postwar Canada, p. 153
Roger Horowitz, "Where Men Will Not Work": Gender, Power, Space, and the Sexual Division of Labor in America's Meatpacking Industry, p. 187

REVIEW ESSAY
Judith A. McGaw, Inventors and Other Great Women: Toward a Feminist History of Technological Luminaries, p. 214

Book reviews, p. 232


a. 37, 1996, Supplement

CURRENT BIBLIOGRAPHY IN THE HISTORY OF TECHNOLOGY (1994)
Compiled by Henry Lowood
Bibliography, p. 1
Author Index, p. 184
Subject Index, p. 222


a. 37, 1996, 4

ESSAY
Rudi Volti, A Century Of Automobility, p. 663

ARTICLES
Hugh Richard Slotten, "Rainbow in the Sky "FM Radio, Technical Superiority, and Regulatory Decision-Making, p. 686
John W. Servos, Engineers, Businessmen, and the Academy: The Beginnings of Sponsored Research at the University of Michigan, p. 721
Ronald Kline, Trevor Pinch, Users as Agents of Technological Change: The Social Construction of the Automobile in the Rural United States, p. 763

THE COVER DESIGN
Pamel Walker Laird, "The Car Without a Single Weakness": Early Automobile Advertising, p. 796

EXHIBIT REVIEWS
Russell Olwell, "Detroit-Motor City, "at the Detroit Historical Museum, p. 813
Brian O'Donnell, S. J., Memory and Hope: Four Local Museums in the Mill Towns of the Industrial Northeast, p. 817

Book reviews, p. 828

MEMORIALS
Leo Marx, Joel Moses, Thomas P. Hughes, Elting Morison, 1909-1995, p. 864
Robert P. Multhauf, Joseph Needham, 1900-1995, p. 880


a. 37, 1996, 3

Lawrence Van Gelder, Melvin Kranzberg, 78, Historian of Technology, p. 401
In Memoriam: Melvin Kranzberg (1917-1995), p. 403

ARTICLES
Loga Hovis, Jeremy Mouat, Miners, Engineers, and the Transformation of Work in the Western Mining Industry, 1880-1930, p. 429
Catherine Westfall, Lillian Hoddeson, Thinking Small in Big Science: The Founding of Fermilab, 1960-1972, p. 457
Virginia P. Dawson, Knowledge Is Power: E. G. Bailey and the Invention and Marketing of the Bailey Boiler Meter, p. 493
Michael Allen, The Puzzle of Nazi Modernism: Modern Technology and ideological Consensus in an SS Factory at Auschiwitz, p. 527

PRESIDENTIAL ADDRESS
Ruth Schwartz Cowan, Technology Is to Science as Female Is to Male: Musings on the History and Character of Our Discipline, p. 572

Awards, p. 583
Organizational notes, p. 596
Book reviews, p. 617
Memorial, p. 659


a. 37, 1996, 2

ARTICLES
M. P. Fernandez, p. C. Fernandez, Precision Timekeepers of Tokugawa Japan and the Evolution of the Japanese Domestic Clock, p. 221
Thomas Kaiserfeld, Computerizing the Swedish Welfare State: The Middle Way of Technological Success and Failure, p. 249
Richard F. Hirsh, Adam H. Serchuk, Momentum Shifts in the American Electric Utility System: Catastrophic Change - or No Change at All?, p. 280

RESEARCH NOTE
Eric Von Hippel, Marcie Tyre, The Mechanics of Learning by Doing: Problem Discovery during Process Machine Use, p. 312

EXHIBIT REVIEW
Helen M. Rozwadowski, "Ocean Planet "at the National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, p. 330

Book reviews, p. 340


a. 37, 1996, 1

EDITOR'S NOTE
John M. Staudenmaier, Taking the Baton, p. 1

ARTICLES
Judith Carney, Landscapes of Technology Transfer: Rice Cultivation and African Continuities, p. 5
Jennifer Tann, R. Glyn Jones, Technology and Transformation: The Diffusion of the Roller Mill in the British Flour Milling Industry, 1870-1907, p. 36
Wolfgang König, Science-Based Industry or Industry-Based Science? Electrical Engineering in Germany before World War I, p. 70
Slava Gerovitch, Perestroika of the History of Technology and Science in the USSR: Changes in the Discourse, p. 102

MUSEUMS IN BRITAIN: A TRAVELLER'S INTRODUCTION
Alexander Hayward, Technology Museums in the United Kingdom, p. 138
The National Museum of Science and Industry: An Overview, p. 147
John Rubinson, London's Smaller Technology Collections: A Sampler, p. 151

REVIEW ESSAY
Miriam R. Levin, What the French Have To Say about the History of Technology, p. 158

Book reviews, p. 169


a. 36, 1995, Supplement

CURRENT BIBLIOGRAPHY IN THE HISTORY OF TECHNOLOGY (1993)
Compiled by Henry Lowood
Bibliography, p. 1
Author Index, p. 147
Subject Index, p. 176


a. 36, 1995, 4

EDITOR'S NOTE
Robert C. Post, Passing the Baton, p. 735

ARTICLES
Bruce E. Seely, Shot the History of Technology, and Engineering Education, p. 739
David McGee, Making Up Mind: The Early Sociology of Invention, p. 773
H. M. Collins, M. M. Kusch, Automating Air Pumps: An Empirical and Conceptual Analysis, p. 802
Michael D. Bess, Ecology and Artefice: Shifting Perceptions of Nature and High Technology in Postwar France, p. 830
Regina Lee Blaszczyk, "Reign of the Robots": The Homer Laughlin China Company and Flexible Mass Production, p. 863
Venus Green, Goodbye Central: Automation and the Decline of "Personal Service" in the Bell System, 1878-1921, p. 912
Hugh Richard Slotten, Radio Engineers, the Federal Radio Commission, and the Social Shaping of Broadcast Technology: Creating "Radio Paradise", p. 950

RESEARCH NOTE
Steven Walton, Words of Technological Virtue: The Battle of Brunanburh and Anglo-Saxon Sword Manufacture, p. 987

THE COVER DESIGN
Arthur P. Molella, Tilting at Windmills, p. 1000

ESSAY REVIEWS
Thomas K. McCraw, The Hubris of the Engineers-Erwin C. Hargrove, Prisoners of Myth: The Leadership of the Tennessee Valley Authority, 1933-1990, p. 1007
Stephen H. Cutcliffe, A Hitchhiker's Guide to STS-Sheila Jasanoff, Gerald E. Markle, James C. Peterson, and Trevor Pinch, eds., Handbook of Science and Technology Studies, p. 1015

Book Reviews, p. 1021


a. 36, 1995, 3

ARTICLES
Wendy Gamber, "Reduced to Science": Gender, Technology, and Power in the American Dressmaking Trade, 1860-1910, p. 455
Mark Aldrich, Preventing "the Needless Peril of the Coal Mine": The Bureau of Mines and the Campaign against Coal Mine Explosions, 1910-1940, p. 483
Paul R. Josephson, "Projects of the Century" in Soviet History: Large-Scale Technologies from Lenin to Gorbachev, p. 519
Philip L. Cantelon, The Origins of Microwave Telephony-Waves of Change, p. 560
Kirk Jeffrey, Pacing the Haert: Growth and Redefinition of a Medical Technology, 1952-1975, p. 583

GETTING THERE-TRANSPORTATION EXHIBIT REVIEWS
Hans-Joachim Braun, The Science Museum's Aeronautics Gallery Redisplayed, p. 625
Colin Divall, Changing Routes? The New London Transport Museum, p. 630
Richard Rogers, Managing British Public Opinion of the Channel Tunnel, p. 636
John K. Brown, "America's Great Road "at the B&O Railroad Museum, p. 641
Rudi Volti, The Petersen Automotive Museum, p. 646

Awards, p. 651
Organizational notes, p. 667
Icohtec reporter, p. 676
Book reviews, p. 680


a. 36, 1995, 2, Supplement

CONFERENCE ON CRITICAL PROBLEMS AND RESEARCH FRONTIERS IN THE HISTORY OF TECHNOLOGY
MADISON, WISCONSIN, OCTOBER 30-NOVEMBER 3, 1991
Guest editor: Robert Friedel, University of Maryland at College Park

SNAPSHOTS OF A DISCIPLINE: SELECTED PROCEEDINGS
Robert Friedel, Editorial Note, p. 1
Bruce Sinclair, The Road to Madison and Black: Notes from a Traveler, p. 3
Rachel Laudan, Natural Alliance or Forced Marriage? Changing Relations between the Histories of Science and Technology, p. 17
Philip Scranton, Determinism and Indeterminacy in the History of Technology, p. 31
Steven Lubar, Representation and Power, p. 54
Alex Roland, Science, Technology, and War, p. 83
Venus Green, Race and Technology: African American Women in the Bell System, 1945-1980, p. 101
Arthur F. McEvoy, Working Environments: An Ecological Approach to Industrial Health and Safety, Arthur F. McEvoy, p. 145
Lindy Biggs, The Engineered Factory, p. 174


a. 36, 1995, 2

ARTICLES
Eric Clavering, The Coal Mills of Northeast England: The Use of Waterwheels for Draining Coal Mines, 1600-1750, p. 211
David A. Mindell, The Clangor of That Blacksmith's Fray": Technology, War, and Experience Aboard the USS Monitor, p. 242
David Jardini, From Iron to Steel: The Recasting of the Jones and Laughlins Workforce between 1885 and 1896, p. 271
David L. Carlton, Peter A. Coclanis, The Uninventive South? A Quantitative Look at Region and American Inventiveness, p. 302
J. D. Hunley, The Enigma of Robert H. Goddard, p. 327
Leonard S. Reich, From the Spirit of St. Louis to the SST: Charles Lindbergh, Technology, and Environment, p. 351

Book reviews, p. 394
Memorial, p. 445
Communications, p. 451


a. 36, 1995, 1

ARTICLES
James L. Conrad, Jr., "Drive That Branch": Samuel Slater, the Power Loom, and the Writing of America's Textile History, p. 1
Allan Mitchell, "A Dangerous Game": The Crisis of Locomotive Manufacturing in France before 1914, p. 29
Jonathan Zeitlin, Flexibility and Mass Production at War: Aircraft Manufacture in Britain, the United States, and Germany, 1939-1945, p. 46
Gregory C. Kunkle, Technology in the Seamless Web: "Success "and "Failure" in the History of the Electron Microscope, p. 80
Robert G. Arns, Bret E. Crawford, Resonant Cavities in the History of Architectural Acoustics, p. 104
W. T. S. Tarver, The Traction Trebuchet: A Reconstruction of an Early Medieval Siege Engine, p. 136

Book reviews, p. 168


a. 35, 1994, Supplement

CURRENT BIBLIOGRAPHY IN THE HISTORY OF TECHNOLOGY, (1992)
Compiled by Henry Lowood
Bibliography, p. 5
Author Index, p. 151
Subject Index, p. 182


a. 35, 1994, 4

ARTICLES
Gabrielle Hecht, Political Designs: Nuclear Reactors and National Policy in Postwar France, p. 657
Hugh G. J. Aitken, Allocating the Spectrum: The Origins of Radio Regulation, p. 686
Sungook Hong, Marconi and the Maxwellians: The Origins of Wireless Telegraphy Revisited, p. 717
Charles A. Ziegler, Weapons Development in Context: The Case of the World War I Balloon Bomber, p. 750
Barton C. Hacker, Military Institutions, Weapons, and Social Change: Toward a New History of Military Technology, p. 768

THE COVER DESIGN
Reed Benhamou, The Artificial Limb in Preindustrial France, p. 835

CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT REPORT
Susan Smulyan, Discovering Science and Technology through American History, p. 846

EXHIBIT REVIEWS
Larry Stewart, "The King George III Collection "at the Science Museum, p. 857
Dianne Newell, Kathleen Paulsen, Dynamic Traditions: "Cannery Days "at Vancouver's Museum of Anthropology, p. 864

Book reviews, p. 868
Memorial, p. 906


a. 35, 1994, 3

ARTICLES
M. J. T. Lewis, The Origins of the Wheelbarrow, p. 453
Philip Scranton, Manufacturing Diversity: Production Systems, Markets, and an American Consumer Society, 1870-1930, p. 476
Gail Cooper, Custom Design. Engineering Guarantees, and Unpatentable Data: The Air Conditioning Industry, 1902-1935, p. 506
Jameson W. Doig, David P. Billington, Ammann's First Bridge: A Study in Engineering, Politics, and Entrepreneurial Behavior, p. 537

THE COVER DESIGN
Saniuel Stueland, The Otis Steam Excavator, p. 571

EXHIBIT REVIEW
Brian Greenberg, "Who's in Charge? "A Report from the "Dark Side", p. 575

Awards, p. 581
Organizational notes, p. 597
Book reviews, p. 605


a. 35, 1994, 2

ARTICLES
John W. Servos, Changing, Partners: The Mellon Institute, Private Industry, and the Federal Patron, p. 221
Colin Divall, Education for Design and Production: Professional Organization, Employers, and the Study of Chemical Engineering in British Universities, 1922-1976, p. 258
James P. Kraft, Musicians in Hollywood: Work and Technological Change in Entertainment Industries, 1926-1940, p. 289
Alexander J. Field, French Optical Telegraphy, 1793-1855: Hardware, Software, Administration, p. 315
Brett D. Steele, Muskets and Pendulums: Benjamin Robins, Leonhard Euler, and the Ballistics Revolution, p. 348

THE CONTR DESIGN
Victor R. Rolando, Loading Charcoal at Danby Station, Vermont, p. 383

EXHIBIT REVIEWS
Larry Lankton, "Made in America "at the Henry Ford Museum, p. 389
Paul B. Israel, Enthusiasts and Innovators: "Possible Dreams "and the "Innovation Station "at the Henry Ford Museum, p. 396

Book reviews, p. 402
Communications, p. 447


a. 35, 1994, 1

ARTICLES
Walter G. Vincenti, The Retractable Airplane Landing Gear and the Northrop "Anomaly": Variation-Selection and the Shaping of Technology, p. 1
Eric Schatzberg, Ideology and Technical Choice: The Decline of the Wooden Airplane in the United States, 1920-1945, p. 34
Anthony S. Travis, From Manchester to Massachusetts via Mulhouse: The Transatlantic Voyage of Aniline Black, p. 70
James Donnelly, Consultants, Managers, Testing Slaves: Changing Roles for Chemists in the British Alkali Industry, 1850-1920, p. 100
Helge Kragh, The Krarup Cable: Invention and Early Development, p. 129

EXHIBIT REVIEW
John G. Arrison, Time Capsule from the 17th Century: Stockholm's Vasa Museum, p. 158

REVIEW ESSAY
Hal K. Rothman, The Sky's the Limit? Technology and the American West, p. 168

Book reviews, p. 174


a. 34, 1993, Supplement

CURRENT BIBLIOGRAPHY IN THE HISTORY OF TECHNOLOGY (1991)
Compiled by Henry Lowood
Bibliography, p. 5
Author Index, p. 136
Subject Index, p. 164


a. 34, 1993, 4

BIOMEDICAL AND BEHAVIORAL TECHNOLOGY
Guest Editor: Ruth Schwartz Cowan, State University of New York at Stony Brook

INTRODUCTION
Ruth Schwartz Cowan, Descartes's Legacy: A Theme Issue on Biomedical and Behavioral Technology, p. 721

ARTICLES
Robert J. Silverman, The Stereoscope and Photographic Depiction in the 19th Century, p. 729
Deborah J. Coon, Standardizing the Subject: Experimental Psychologists, Introspection, and the Quest for a Technoscientific Ideal, p. 757
Hughes Evans, Losing Touch: The Controversy over the Introduction of Blood Pressure Instruments into Medicine, p. 784
Steven C. Martin, Chiropractic and the Social Context of Medical Technology, 1895-1925, p. 808
James H. Capshew, Engineering Behavior: Project Pigeon, World War II, and the Conditioning of B. F. Skinner, p. 835
Ellen B. Koch, In The Image of Science? Negotiating the Development of Diagnostic Ultrasound in the Cultures of Surgery and Radiology, p. 858
Valerie Miké, Alfred N. Krauss, Gail S. Ross, Reflections on a Medical Innovation: Transcutaneous Oxygen Monitoring in Neonatal Intensive Care, p. 894

Book reviews, p. 923


a. 34, 1993, 3

ARTICLES
Donald MacKenzie, From the Luminiferous Ether to the Boeing 757: A History of the Laser Gyroscope, p. 475
Mark Clark, Suppressing Innovation: Bell Laboratories and Magnetic Recording, p. 516
Donald C. Jackson, Engineering the Progressive Era: A New Look at Frederick Haynes Newell and the U.S. Reclamation Service, p. 539
M.-L. Quinn, Industry and Environment in the Appalachian Copper Basin, 1890-1930, p. 575

RESEARCH NOTE
Phyllis A. Hall, The Appreciation of Technology in Campanella's The City of the Sun, p. 613

PRESIDENTIAL ADDRESS
Carroll Pursell, The Rise and Fall of the Appropriate Technology Movement in the United States, 1965-1985, p. 629

Awards, p. 638
Organizational notes, p. 653

EXHIBIT REVIEW
Janet Abbate, "People and Computers "at the Computer Museum, p. 665

Book reviews, p. 670
Memorial, p. 717


a. 34, 1993, 2

ARTICLES
Robert B. Gordon, David J. Killick, Adaptation of Technology to Culture and Environment: Bloomery Iron Smelting in America and Africa, p. 243
Peter A. Ford, Charles S. Storrow, Civil Engineer: A Case Study of European Training and Technological Transfer in the Antebellum Period, p. 271
Paolo Palladino, Between Craft and Science: Plant Breeding, Mendelian Genetics, and British Universities, 1900-1920, p. 300
Deborah Fitzgerald, Farmers Deskilled: Hybrid Corn and Farmers' Work, p. 324
Bruce Seely, Research, Engineering, and Science in American Engineering Colleges: 1900-1960, p. 344

THE COVER DESIGN
D. J. Bryden, D. L. Simms, Archimedes as an Advertising Symbol, p. 387

MUSEUM COMMENTARY
Laurence F. Gross, Problems in Exhibiting Labor in Museums and a Technological Fix, p. 392

REVIEW ESSSAY
Theodore Steinberg, "That World's Fair Feeling": Control of Water in 20th-Century America, p. 401

Book reviews, p. 410
Announcement, p. 472


a. 34, 1993, 1

ARTICLES
Barton C. Hacker, Engineering a New Order: Military Institutions, Technical Education, and the Rise of the Industrial State, p. 1
W. David Kingery, Painterly Maiolica of the Italian Renaissance, p. 28
Mark Aldrich, Combating the Collision Horror: The Interstate Commerce Commission and Automatic Train Control, 1900-1939, p. 49
Carroll Pursell, "Am I a Lady or an Engineer? "The Origins of the Women's Engineering Society in Britain, 1918- 1940, p. 78
Michael Brian Schiffer, Cultural Imperatives and Product Development: The Case of the Shirt-Pocket Radio, p. 98

EXHIBIT REVIEW
Virginia Westbrook, "The Spirit of Invention: da Vinci to Vermont "at the Chaffee Art Center, Rutland, p. 114

REVIEW ESSAY
Alex Roland, Technology and War: The Historiographical Revolution of the 1980s, p. 117

Book reviews, p. 135
1993 Membership Directory, p. 195


a. 33, 1992, Supplement

CURRENT BIBLIOGRAPHY IN THE HISTORY OF TECHNOLOGY (1990)
Compiled by Henry Lowood
Bibliography, p. 1
Author Index, p. 139
Subject Index, p. 170


a. 33, 1992, 4

ARTICLES
Alex Roland, Secrecy, Technology, and War: Greek Fire and the Defense of Byzantium, 678-1204, p. 655
Christopher Hamlin, Edwin Chadwick and the Engineers, 1842-1854: Systems and Antisystems in the Pipe-and-Brick Sewers War, p. 680
David K. Van Keuren, Science, Progressivism, and Military Preparedness: The Case of the Naval Research Laboratory, 1915-1923, p. 710
Govindan Parayil, The Green Revolution in India: A Case Study of Technological Change, p. 737

THE COVER DESIGN
Helena E. Wright, George Pullman and the Allen Paper Car Wheel, p. 757

RESEARCH NOTE
Robert B. Gordon, The "Kelly "Converter, p. 769

EXHIBIT REVIEWS
Edward Tenner, "Information Age "at the National Museum of American History, p. 780
Regina Lee Blaszczyk, The Upper Ohio Valley's Industrial Heritage: The East Liverpool Museum of Ceramics, p. 788

Book reviews, p. 797
Communications, p. 853


a. 33, 1992, 3

ARTICLES
John Law, The Olympus 320 Engine: A Case Study in Design, Development, and Organizational Control, p. 409
Arnold Krammer, Operation PLUTO: A Wartime Partnership for Petroleum, p. 441
Steven J. Dick, Centralizing Navigational Technology in America: The U.S. Navy's Depot of Charts and Instruments, 1830-1842, p. 467
Andrea L. Matthies, Medieval Treadwheels: Artists' Views of Building Construction, p. 510

EXHIBIT REVIEWS
Wade Chambers, Rachel Faggetter, Austraila's Museum Powerhouse, p. 548
Timothy M. Mattewson, "Smoke Signals: Cigarettes, Advertising, and the American Way of Life "at the Valentine Museum, Richmond, Virginia, p. 560
Peter Liebhold, "The Working People of Richmond: Life and Labor in an Industrial City, 1865-1920 "at the Valentine Museum, Richmond, Virginia, p. 564

Awards, p. 571
Organizational notes, p. 585
Book reviews, p. 591


a. 33, 1992, 2

ARTICLES
Marshall J. Bastable, From Breechloaders to Monster Guns: Sir William Armstrong and the Invention of Modern Artillery, 1854-1880, p. 213
William M. McBride, Strategic Determinism in Technology Selection: The Electric Battleship and U.S. Naval-Industrial Relations, p. 248
Katthleen H. Ochs, The Rise of American Mining Engineers: A Case Study of the Colorado School of Mines, p. 278
Tanis Day, Capital-Labor Substitution in the Home, p. 302

EXHIBIT REVIEWS
Geoffrey Tweedale, Steel Metropolis: A View of Sheffield Industry at Kelham Island Industrial Museum, p. 328
Stephen K. Victor, "Factory "at the Eli Whitney Museum, Hamden, Connecticut, p. 336
Dennis Zembala, "Power in Motion "at the Henry Ford Museum, p. 342

Book reviews, p. 347
Communications, p. 406


a. 33, 1992, 1

ARTICLES
Joseph O'Connell, The Fine-Tuning of a Golden Ear: High-End Audio and the Evolutionary Model of Technology, p. 1
Jamie H. Eves, "Shrunk to a Comparative Rivulet": Deforestation, Stream Flow, and Rural Milling in 19th-Century Maine, p. 38
Frederick C. Gamst, The Context and Significance of America's First Railroad, on Boston's Beacon Hill, p. 66
Tessa Morris-Suzuki, Sericulture and the Origins of Japanese Industrialization, p. 101

RESEARCH NOTE
Roy Ellen, A Vertical Wedge Press from the Banda Islands, p. 122

EXHIBIT REVIEW
Brian Horrigan, "A Material World "at the National Museum of American History, p. 132

Book reviews, p. 140


a. 32, 1991, 4

PATENTS AND INVENTION
Guest editor: Carolyn C. Cooper, National Museum of American History

INTRODUCTION
Carolyn C. Cooper, Making Inventions Patent, p. 837

ARTICLES
Pamela O. Long, Invention, Authorship, "Intellectual Property, "and the Origin of Patents: Notes toward a Conceptual History, p. 846
Christine MacLeod, The Paradoxes of Patenting: Invention and Its Diffusion in 18th- and 19th-Century Britain, France, and North America, p. 885
Liliane Hilaire-Pérez, Invention and the State in 18th-Century France, p. 911
Steven Lubar, The Transformation of Antebellum Patent Law, p. 932
Carolyn C. Cooper, Social Construction of Invention through Patent Management: Thomas Blanchard's Woodworking Machinery, p. 960
Kendall J. Dood, Pursuing the Essence of Inventions: Reissuing Patents in the 19th Century, p. 999
Ross Thomson, Crossover Inventors and Technological Linkages: American Shoemaking and the Broader Economy, 1848-1901, p. 1018
Steven W. Usselman, Patents Purloined: Railroads, Inventors, and the Diffusion of Innovation in 19th-Century America, p. 1047
Larry Owens, Patents, the "Frontiers "of American Invention, and the Monopoly Committee of 1939: Anatomy of a Discourse, p. 1076

RESEARCH NOTE
Paul Israel, Robert Rosenberg, Patent Office Records as a Historical Source: The Case of Thomas Edison, p. 1094

Book reviews, p. 1102


a. 32, 1991, 3

ARTICLES
Anthony S. Travis, Engineering and Politics: The Channel Tunnel in the 1880s, p. 461
John Muendel, The Internal Functions of a 14th-Century Florentine Flour Factory, p. 498
Anthony N. Stranges, Canada's Mines Branch and Its Synthetic Fuel Program for Energy Independence, p. 521

PRESIDENTIAL ADDRESS
Merritt Roe Smith, Industry, Technology, and the "Labor Question" in 19th-Century America: Seeking Synthesis, p. 555

Awards, p. 571
Organizational notes, p. 587
Conference report, p. 594
Book reviews, p. 596
Communication, p. 656

Henry Lowood, Current Bibliography in the History of Technology, p. 659


a. 32, 1991, 2, part 2

THE INTERNATIONAL QUATERNLY OF THE SOCIETY FOR THE HISTORY OF TECHNOLOGY
An Annotated Index to Volumes 1 through 25 of TECHNOLOGY AND CULTURE 1959-1984, edited by Barton C. Hacker
Introduction, p. III
Part One - Author Title Index, p. 1
Par Two - Subject Index, p. 247


a. 32, 1991, 2, part 1

ARTICLES
Arthur P. Molella, The Museum That Might Have Been: The Smithsonian's National Museum of Engineering and Industry, p. 237
Ester Fano, A "Wastage of Men": Technological Progress and Unemployment in the United States, p. 264
Timo Myllyntaus, The Transfer of Electrical Technology to Finland, 1870-1930, p. 293
Pamela O. Long, The Openness of Knowledge: An Ideal and Its Context in 16th-Century Writings on Mining and Metallurgy, p. 318

THE COVER DESIGN
R. A. Buchanan, Theory and Narrative in the History of Technology, p. 365
John Law, Theory and Narrative in the History of Technology: Response, p. 377
Philip Scranton, Theory and Narrative in the History of Technology: Comment, p. 385

Book reviews, p. 394


a. 32, 1991, 1

ARTICLES
Raymond G. Stokes, Technology and the West German Wirtschaftswunder, p. 1
Harold Belofsky, Engineering Drawing-a Universal Language in Two Dialects, p. 23
Margaret Bradley, Fernand Perrin, Charles Dupin's Study Visits to the British Isles, 1816-1824, p. 47

RESEARCH NOTES
Stuart Bennett, "The Industrial Instrument-Master of Industry, Servant of Management": Automatic Control in the Process Industries, 1900-1940, p. 69
Richard P. Palmieri, Tibetan Xylography and the Question of Movable Type, p. 82
D. L. Simms, Galen on Archimedes: Burning Mirror or Burning Pitch?, p. 91

EXHIBIT REVIEWS
Christopher Hamlin, "Underground Manchester "at the Greater Manchester Museum of Science and Industry, p. 97
Rosalind Williams, "When the Eiffel Tower Was New "at the MIT Museum, p. 102
Edward Jay Pershey, "American Moviemakers: The Dawn of Sound "at the Museum of Modern Art, p. 106

REVIEW ESSAY
Deborah Fitzgerald, Beyond Tractors: The History of Technology in American Agriculture, p. 114

Book reviews, p. 127
Communications, p. 183
Memorial, p. 187

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