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Hedonizing Technologies

The book addresses basic issues in the history of labor and industry and makes an original contribution to the discussion of how technology and people interact.

ISBN10 : 9780801897948 , ISBN13 : 0801897947

Page Number : 224

Asbestos And Fire

For much of the industrial era, asbestos was a widely acclaimed benchmark material. During its heyday, it was manufactured into nearly three thousand different products, most of which protected life a

ISBN10 : 0813570239 , ISBN13 : 9780813570235

Page Number : 272

The Technology Of Orgasm

The author explores hysteria in Western medicine throughout the ages and examines the characterization of female sexuality as a disease requiring treatment. Medical authorities, she writes, were able

ISBN10 : 9780801866463 , ISBN13 : 0801866464

Page Number : 181

Looking For A Few Good Males

Approaching the topic from both biological and animal-studies perspectives, Milam not only presents a broad history of sexual selection -- from Darwin to sociobiology -- but also analyzes the animal-h

ISBN10 : 0801894190 , ISBN13 : 9780801894190

Page Number : 236

Ham Radio S Technical Culture

A history of ham radio culture: how ham radio enthusiasts formed identity and community through their technical hobby, from the 1930s through the Cold War.

ISBN10 : 0262083558 , ISBN13 : 9780262083553

Page Number : 220

Dreams Of Earth And Sky

Freeman Dyson's new collection of pieces from The New York Review of Books investigates and celebrates what he calls openness to unconventional ideas in science. His subjects range from the seventeent

ISBN10 : 1590178548 , ISBN13 : 9781590178546

Page Number : 312