A study of the creative influences of philosophy on German electrical theory of the 19th century. An exploration of an aspect of the scientific imagination.
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The emergence of an academic ethos at the Smithsonian
Nobel portraits by the German photographer Peter Badge, accompanying the Smithsonian exhibition, Nobel Voices. Includes statements by the laureates and brief essays by various authors.
Examination of atom bomb exhibitions at the American Museum of Science and Energy
Catalog for an exhibition on Nobel Laureates at the University of Aachen, Germany. Considers the effects of National Socialism on German scientists
Ideologies of technological progress in the planning of the first Chinese "Eco-City"
What makes a laboratory an inventive space?
The prospects of atomic warfare and the dispersal of cities.
Expands on the exhibition of similar name.
Focuses on the creation of the stained glass windows for the Bryn Athyn Cathedral to explore the relationship between a religious community and the arts and crafts movement in the early twentieth century.
Offers a reconsideration of postwar class relations by exploring the influence of working-class women on American social life and culture.
Analyzes the design and acceptance of new domestic technologies in the 1930s as part of defining a modern American social order.
Examines the social history of housework in America through artifacts used to clean the home.
Explores the relationship between religion and craft in an early twentieth-century community.
Explores the influence of working-class women on suburban life and the design of household goods in post-World War II America.
Illuminates the influence of martial law on civilian life during the Civil War in Harpers Ferry.
Examines the marketing strategies designers used to appeal to the middle-class consumer and the ways manufacturers, advertisers, designers, and government agencies constructed ideas about women, family, and society in the 1930s. Includes illustrations of trade literature in the NMAH library collections.