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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

The Great Acceleration

The pace of energy use, greenhouse gas emissions, and population growth has thrust the planet into a new age—the Anthropocene. Humans have altered the planet’s biogeochemical systems without consc

ISBN10 : 0674545036 , ISBN13 : 9780674545038

Page Number : 288