ICON : Volume 13 (2007)

Table of Contents

Title page, Contents, Contributors, Notes for Contributors

I

Henk Reitsma & Arti Ponsen
The Leiden Disaster of 1807

1

Yoel Bergman
The Moulin-Blanc Nitrocellulose Plant in France: Process And Improvements In The 1880’s And Early 1890’s

19

Lars Bluma
Heavy Snowfall, Elephants, Sabotage and Other Little Incidents: The Role Of Incident-Innovations for the Evolution of the German Telephone System

35

Reinhold Bauer
Innovation Within an “Old” System – Pulverized Coal Engines and the De- And Re-Stabilization of the “Steam-Railway-System” in Germany in the Inter-War Era

50

Frank Dittmann
Innovations in the Electric Energy System

62

Heiner Fangerau & Michael Martin
Listening to the Heart's Power: Designing Blood Pressure Measurement

86

Walter Rathjen
Dental Technology, Oral Health and Aesthetic Appearance: a Historical View

105

Tomás Errázuriz
Santiago/Chile on Wheels?: Three Distinctions to Understand the Motorized Car’s Impact on the Latin American Urban Experience (1900–1950)

125

Joseph Wachelder
Toys as Mediators

135

Book Reviews

170

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