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ICON : Volume 21 (2015)

Table of Contents
ICON : Volume 21 (2015)

Title page, Contents, The Contributors

I

Andrew J. Butrica
The Mind’s Eye: Technical Education, Drawing and Meritocracy in France, 1800–1850

1

Gemma Cirac Claveras
Factories of Satellite Data: Remote Sensing and Physical Earth Sciences in France

24

Ricardo Córdoba de la Llave
Making and Using Alum in Hispanic Craft Recipe Books from the Fifteenth and Sixteenth Centuries

51

Mark Kulikowski
Fantasy Flights: Technology, Politics and the Soviet Airship Programme, 1930-1938

66

Francisco A. González-Redondo and Giles Camplin
The Controversial Origins of the Mooring Mast for Airships: An Historical Overview of a Neglected Branch of Aeronautical Technology that has Great Potential for Future Use

81

Dick van Lente
The Romance of Technology in an Age of Extremes: Leonard de Vries’ Hobby Clubs, 1945–1965

109

Richard Vahrenkamp
Coping with Shortage and Chaos: Truck Cargo Transport in the Eastern Bloc, 1950–1980

126

Geoff Smith
Medieval Gunpowder Chemistry: A Commentary on the Firework Book

147

Petter Wulff
A Steel Disc and Its Consequences

167

Artemis Yagou
Streets of Lisbon: A Visual Essay

180

Book Reviews

182

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