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Technical knowledge in American culture : science, technology, and medicine since the early 1800s / edited by Hamilton Cravens, Alan I. Marcus, and David M. Katzman.

Collection Type
Books
Originator
Cravens, Hamilton.
Katzman, David M.
Marcus, Alan I., 1949-
Publication
Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press
Publisher Series
History of American science and technology series
Contents
Introduction : technical knowledge in American culture : an analysis / Hamilton Cravens and Alan I. Marcus -- The Ohio Mechanic's Institute : the challenge of incivility in the the Democratic Republic / Judith Spraul-Schmidt -- The American career of Jane Marcet's Conversations on chemistry, 1806-1853 / M. Susan Lindee -- From individual practitioner to regular physician : Cincinnati Medical Societies and the problem of definition among mid-nineteenth-century Americans / Alan I. Marcus -- Diagnosing unnatural motherhood : nineteenth-century physicians and "puerperal insanity" / Nancy M. Theriot -- The inventor of the mustache cup : James Emerson and populist technology, 1870-1900 / Edwin T. Layton -- Race-ism and the city : the young Du Bois and the role of place in social theory, 1893-1901 / Zane L. Miller -- The German-American science of racial nutrition, 1870-1920 ; The case of the manufactured morons : science and social policy in two eras, 1934-1966 / Hamilton Cravens -- Responding to the airplane : urban rivalry, metropolitan regionalism, and airport development in Dallas, 1927-1965 / Robert B. Fairbanks -- Unanticipated aftertaste : cancer, the role of science, and the question of DES beef in late twentieth-century American culture / Alan I. Marcus.
Date
c1996.
Description
viii, 265 p. ; 23 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. 209-252) and index.
ISBN
0817307931 (alk. paper)
GUSN
149021
Call Number
Stacks Q127.U6 T37 1996
Descriptive terms
History of Medicine, 19th Cent.
History of Medicine, 20th Cent.
Medicine History 19th century.
Medicine History 20th century.
Medicine History.
Science History 19th century.
Science History 20th century.
Science History.
Science history
Technology History 19th century.
Technology History 20th century.
Technology History.
Technology history
Places
United States
United States.

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