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Visions of Science: An Interview

Jim Secord’s new book is both deeply enlightening and a pleasure to read. Visions of Science: Books and Readers at the Dawn of the Victorian Age… 72 more words

Voice

Fall books preview: history

We’re excited about the books we’ll be publishing this fall—and pleased to share this series of “Fall Books Preview” blog posts! Be sure to check out the online edition of… 1,145 more words

American History

HSTM Membership - Biographies Wanted!

Interested in becoming a member of the History of Science, Technology, & Medicine Network of Ireland?

We do not have any formal forms to fill out or fees to pay to become a member but we would like individuals interested to email their brief biographies. 82 more words

History Of Medicine

REMINDER: DEADLINE FOR ABSTRACTS 29TH JUNE

DEADLINE FOR ABSTRACTS SUBMITTED TO THE HSTM NETWORK ANNUAL CONFERENCE 29TH JUNE

Applicants should email an abstract (of no more than 300 words) and a short biography (no more than 100 words) to hstm.conf.2015@gmail.com by 29 June 2015. 63 more words

History Of Medicine

Remarks on Power Over Peoples

Daniel Headrick’s Power Over Peoples: Technology, Environments, and Western Imperialism 1400 to the Present fits into the author’s broader explorations on the relationship between technology, social change, and state power as explored in T… 950 more words

Inequality

Our Tools Will Not Save Us: Why Study the History of Technology

There are several great reasons to explore technological change using historical perspectives and methods of research but so many people are unaware of them–or opposed.  In the present, we have a popular view of history that is focused on great men and epic battles but these emphases provide little to explain momentous changes at the core of today’s major events.   750 more words

Critical Technology Studies