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ICON : Volume 4 (1998)

Table of Contents

Editorial

1

The Contributors

5

Notes for Contributors

7

Trevor Pinch and Frank Trocco
The Social Construction of the Early Electronic Music Synthesizer

9

Richard Mills
The Early Development Of Laser Technology In The United Kingdom: 1960–1970

32

Wolfgang Koenig
Funicular versus Suspension Railways: Swiss Mountain Railway Engineers in Conflict with a Foreign Competing Technology, 1900-1940

57

Hellmut Janetschek
Machine Drawing in the Habsburg Patrimonial Lands: 1780-1850

66

Peter Piasecki
The Development of Graphic Representation of Brine Pumping Machines and Graduation Houses in the European Saltern Industry

76

Jonathan Coopersmith
Pornography and Progress

94

Alvin C. Kibel
Literary Responses to Technology: E. M. Forster's The Machine Stops

126

Lutz Engelskirchen
Establishing History of Technology as an Academic Discipline in the Federal Republic of Germany after 1945

146

Andreas Kahlow
Section, Strain and Stress: The Anatomy of Construction from Leornardo to Modern Times

157

Maran Tompkins
Boeing and the history of Industrial Engineering

181

Karel Zeithammer
The Czech Steam Locomotive School

196

Gábor Palló
Scientific Migration from Hungary

210

Ryoichi Koda
Publications in the History of Technology by Japanese Authors, 1993-1995

220

Book Reviews

227

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