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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

From Playgrounds To Playstation

In this romp through the changing landscape of nineteenth- and twentieth-century American toys, games, hobbies, and amusements, senior historian of technology Carroll Pursell poses a simple but intere

ISBN10 : 1421416514 , ISBN13 : 9781421416519

Page Number : 216

The Cynics

This collection of essays--the first of its kind in English--brings together the work of an international group of scholars examining the entire tradition associated with the ancient Cynics. The essay

ISBN10 : 9780520216457 , ISBN13 : 0520216458

Page Number : 456