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ICON : Volume 15 (2009)

Table of Contents

Title page, Contents, Contributors, Notes for Contributors

I

Benjamin B. Olshin
Sophistical Devices: Leonardo da Vinci’s Investigations of Perpetual Motion

1

Yoel Bergman
Paul Vieille, Cordite, and Ballistite

40

Gabriele Balbi, Spartaco Calvo, Simone Tari, Ciuseppe Richeri
“Bringing together the two large electric currents that divide Europe”: Switzerland’s Role in Promoting the Creation of a Common European Telegraph Space, 1849-1865

61

Kristina Soederholm, Roine Wiklund
Infrastructural Systems and Technical Change: Learning From the Establishment of a Water- and Wastewater System and the Electrification of a Railway Line in a Nordic Climate at the Turn of the 19th Century.

81

Reinhold Bauer
The Stirling Engine – The ‘Cyclical Life’ of an Old Technology

108

Stefan Poser
Speed for a Dated Technology: Rowing Boats and High-Tech in the 19th and 20th Centuries

119

James C. Williams
Resource Conservation and Electrification in California

138

Book Reviews

146

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