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ICON : Volume 3 (1997)

Table of Contents

Editorial

1

The Contributors

5

Notes for Contributors

7

Walter Endrei
The Kolbieksi Project

9

Christoph Bartels
Georg Winterschmidt's Water Pressure Engines in the Upper Harz Mining District, 1747-1763: Plans, Experiments, Problems, Results

24

Robert C. Post, Arthur Molella
The Call of Stories at the Smithsonian Institution: History of Technology and Science in Crisis

44

Tatjana Shashkina, Raisa Podmogil'naya
Universals in Traditional Methods of Designing in the Bell -Founding Arts: A comparative Cross-Cultural Approach

83

Reinhold Bauer
Car Manufacture in the German Democratic Republic in the Seventies:
A Modernization Project Failure

106

Peter Milner
A Data Base for Steam Technology

124

Walter Panciera
Saltpetre Production in the Republic of Venice from the Sixteenth to the Eighteenth Century

155

Geoffrey Hindley
Keybords, Crancs and Communication: The Musical Mindset of Western Technology

167

Helmut Maier
'New Age Metal' or 'Ersatz'?
Technolocial Uncertainties and ideological implications of Aluminium up the 1930s

181

Marcela Efmertová
Czech Technological Education: The Educational Reforms of Franz Josef von Gerstner and his Relationship with the Paris Ecole Polytechnique

202

Review
Publications in the history of technology by Nordic authors, 1993-1995

230 

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