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Technology and Culture; The International Quarterly of the Society for the History of Technology, Volume 26, Number 2, April 1985

Post, Robert C. (Editor-in-Chief)

Published by The University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL, 1985
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[6], 179-504, [4] pages. Footnotes. Figures. Tables. Current Bibliography in the History of Technology (1983). Cover has some wear and soiling. Pencil erasure residue on first page. Among the more fascinating articles, at pages 257-261, is "The Great CPR exposition" at the Glenbow-Alberta Institute, Calgary, Alberta. The CPR referred to is the Canadian Pacific Railway. This issue includes articles such as: Space-Age Europe by Walter McDougall, Hydrological Science and the Development of Waterpower for Manufacturing by Robert B. Gordon, and information on lamp-lanterns, Streetlighting, Historic American Buildings Survey, Canadian Specific Railway, Women in the History of Science, Industrialization, and the Geological Survey's Guidebook of the Western United States, and Lowell Conference on Industrial History. The Society for the History of Technology, or SHOT, is the primary professional society for historians of technology. SHOT was founded in 1958 in the United States, and it has since become an international society with members "from some thirty-five countries throughout the Americas, Europe, Asia, and Africa." SHOT owes its existence largely to the efforts of Professor Melvin Kranzberg (1917-1995). SHOT's flagship publication is the journal Technology and Culture, published by the Johns Hopkins University Press. The Society for the History of Technology is dedicated to the historical study of technology and its relations with politics, economic, labor, business, the environment, public policy, science, and the arts. The society now numbers around 1500 members, and holds its meeting at a non-North-American venue every third year. SHOT also sponsors smaller conferences focused on specialized topics, often jointly with other scholarly societies and organizations. Presumed First Edition, First printing thus. Bookseller Inventory # 75075

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Title: Technology and Culture; The International ...

Publisher: The University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

Publication Date: 1985

Binding: Wraps

Book Condition: Good

Edition: 1st Edition

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