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ICON : Volume 18 (2012)

Table of Contents
ICON : Volume 18 (2012)

Title page, Contents, The Contributors

I

Edmund N. Todd
Coordinating the Local: Building Water Regimes in the Ruhr and Louisiana

1

Darwin H. Stapleton
Oswald T. Avery and the Technological Basis for the Discovery of DNA at the Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research

35

Michael Martin and Heiner Fangerau
Seeing Sounds? Styling Vision? The mechanical visualisation of acoustic phenomena in cardiac diagnostics around 1900

45

Chen-Pang Yeang
Is The Sound and Shapes of Noise: Measuring Disturbances in Early Twentieth-Century Telephone and Radio Engineering

63

Erich Pauer
The Search for (Social) Identity: Japanese Engineers, 1910–1940

86

Jung Sook Bae
Consumer Advertising for Korean Women and Impacts of Early Consumer Products under Japanese Colonial Rule

104

Benjamin B. Olshin
A Revealing Reflection: The Case of the Chinese Emperor’s Mirror

122

Olle Hagman
A Technology in Permanent Transition: 200 Years of Cordwood Building with Consumers as Producers

142

Alexia Sofia Papazafeiropoulou
Technology Users as Empirically-trained Mechanics: Assembly and Decoration of Improvised Vehicles in Greece during and after World War II

157

Jytte Thorndahl
Introducing New Technology to the Danish Housewives, 1900–1960

179

Review Essays

 

Stephen H. Cutcliffe
Taking a Reflective School Bus Ride Down Constructivist Lane :: Wiebe E. Bijker, Thomas P. Hughes, and Trevor Pinch, eds. Foreword by Deborah H. Douglas. The Social Construction of Technological Systems

200

Janis Langins
Engineers at the Centre and the Periphery :: Darina Martykánová. Reconstructing Ottoman Engineers; Casper Andersen. British Engineers and Africa

207

Spyros D. Petrounakos and Maria Rentetzi
Evocative Objects, Inner Histories and Love Stories of the ‘Bricoleur' :: Sherry Turkle. Evocative Objects: Things We Think With; Sherry Turkle. The Inner History of Devices; Sherry Turkle. Falling for Science: Objects in Mind

214

Book Reviews

221

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