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ICON : Volume 16 (2010)

Table of Contents

Title page, Contents, The Contributors

I

Prologue

1

Timo Myllyntaus
Constructing Technology for Everyday Life

3

Gendering of Transportation

23

Anne-Katrin Ebert
Liberating Technologies? Of Bicycles, Balance and the ‘New Woman’ in the 1890s

25

Tiina Männistö-Funk
Gendered Practices in Finnish Cycling, 1890–1939

53

Riikka Jalonen
Female Curiosity towards Automobile Technology: Car Service Courses for Finnish Women in the 1970s

74

Rebecca Herzig
Does Google TM Have Gender? Technologies of Everyday Life in Affluent Industrial Societies

92

Cultivating the Automobile

99

Timo Myllyntaus
Switching to a Biofuel at the Pinch: Wood Gas in Finnish Motoring during World War II

101

Christopher Neumaier
Design Parallels, Differences and… a Disaster: American and German Diesel Cars in Comparison, 1968–1985

123

Olle Hagman, Martin Bae Pedersen
When Big Became Bad: The Breakthrough and Stigmatization of ‘City Jeeps’ in Sweden, 1984–2007

143

Martin Bae Pedersen, Olle Hagman
Encouraging Environmental Driving: Olle Hagman The Journey towards a Definition of Environmentally Classified Vehicles in Sweden

159

Equipping Homes

177

Markku Norvasuo
Designing Properly Lit Homes: The Question of Daylight and Innovation in Apartments versus Public Buildings in the Architecture of Alvar Aalto between 1927 and 1939

179

Timo Myllyntaus
Design in Building an Industrial Identity: The Breakthrough of Finnish Design in the 1950s and 1960s

201

Timo Myllyntaus
The Entry of Males and Machines in the Kitchen: A Social History of the Microwave Oven in Finland

226

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