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ICON : Volume 7 (2001)

Table of Contents

Title page, Contents, Contributors, Notes for Contributors

I

W. David Lewis
Divergent Cultures:
The American Response to European Dominance in Automobile Racing, 1895 - 1917

1

Margit Mogensen
New Technology for Social Health: the Finsen Lamp at the World Exhibition in Paris 1900

35

Laurent Tourrette
The Strange Case of Dr. Frankenstein and Mr. Rossum:
Can Dystopian Literature be Considered as a Response to Technological Breakthroughs ?

49

Maria Ruivo
Instruments and Scientific Culture during the Century of Enlightenment

62

Frederik Nebeker
The Emergence of Biomedical Engineering in the United States

75

Martina Hessler
Educating Men how to Develop Technology: the Role of Professional Housewives in the Diffusion of Electronical Domestic Appliances in the Inter-War Period in Germany

95

Ana Paula Silva
Shaping the Portuguese Empire in the Twentieth Century: the Telegraph and the Radio

106

Amelia Taveira
The Emergence of the Portuguese Nuclear Council (JEN), 1952 - 1961

123

L'udovit Hallon
Systematic Electrification in Germany and in Four Central Europe states in the Interwar Period

135

Book Reviews

148 

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