By Colin Hempstead, William Worthington
Comprising 395 essays prepared alphabetically, totally on person gadgets, artefacts, innovations, and items, this can be an up to date paintings of reference for all these keen on educating or getting to know the historical past of twentieth-century technology.
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Duncan Wilson, Centre for History of Science, Technology and Medicine, University of Manchester, United Kingdom. , USA. Bob Wintermute, Scholar in Residence, Army Heritage Center Foundation; Doctoral Candidate, Department of History, Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. Stewart Wolpin, New York, New York, USA. William E. , USA. Jeﬀrey C. S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia, USA. Yeang, Chen Pang, Program in Science, Technology and Society, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA.
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David L. Morton, Tucker, Georgia, USA. Susan Mossman, Senior Curator, Science Museum, London, United Kingdom. Karel Mulder, Technology Assessment Group, Delft University of Technology, Netherlands. Peter Myers, Department of Chemistry, University of Leeds, United Kingdom. Francis Neary, Centre for the History of Science, Technology and Medicine, University of Manchester, United Kingdom. xxix CONTRIBUTORS Caryn E. Neumann, Department of History, The Ohio State University, USA. William O’Neil, CNA Corporation, Alexandria, Virginia, USA.