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ICON : Volume 2 (1996)

Table of Contents

Editorial

1

The Contributors

5

Notes for Contributors

7

R. Angus Buchanan
In Memory of Professor Melvin Kranzberg (1917-1995)

9

Robert L. Frost
The Culture of Technological Practice: Industrial Rationalization as a Yellow Brick Road

14

Walter Kaiser
A Case Study in the Relationship of History of Technology and of General History: British Radar Technology and Neville Chamberlain's Appeasement Policy

29

R. Angus Buchanan
Theoretical Aspects of Engineering Biography

53

Brian Harper
Civil Engineering - A New Profession for Gentlemen in 19th Century Britain?

59

Edmund N. Todd
Prussian Landrate and Modern Technology: Electricity as a Source of Power in the Ruhr, 1900-1915

83

August W. Giebelhaus
The Emergence of the Discipline of Petroleum Engineering: An International Comparison

108

Maria Paula Diogo
In Search of a Professional Identity: The Associacao dos Engenheiros Civis Portuguezes (1869-1937)

123

Timo Myllyntaus
"The Best Way to Pick up a Trade." Journeys Abroad by Finnish Technical Students, 1860-1940

138

Fumihiko Satofuka
The Creation of Strong Government: University - Industry Links in Japan Before 1945

164

Nicolás García Tapia
The Manuscript 'Architectura y Machinas' of c.1564 of Juan de Herrera

176

Book Review

199

Ernst Homburg
Publications on the History of Technology, published by Dutch authors in 1995

201

Nicolás García Tapia
Publications on the History of Technology published by Spanish authors in 1995

207

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