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ICON : Volume 7 (2001)

Table of Contents

Title page, Contents, Contributors, Notes for Contributors


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


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


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


Maria Ruivo
Instruments and Scientific Culture during the Century of Enlightenment


Frederik Nebeker
The Emergence of Biomedical Engineering in the United States


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


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


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


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


Book Reviews


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