The prospects of atomic warfare and the dispersal of cities.
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a companion book for the Places of Invention exhibtion at the National Museum of American History.
Brief articles in the history of electricity and science.
Edited volumes of the manuscripts of Joseph Henry, American physicist and first Secretary of the Smithsonian.
Examination of the influences on the historian of technology Lewis Mumford.
A perspective on sponsorship issues in the mounting of a major science exhibition.
A study of contradictory tendencies in modernism toward modern science and technology.
A history of the annual meetings of science Nobelists at Lindau, Germany. Prepared to accompany the Nobel Voices exhibition.
Collection of articles on effect of declining state budgets on national scientific and research institutions, including the work of museums and other cultural institutions.
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.
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.
Catalog for an exhibition on Nobel Laureates at the University of Aachen, Germany. Considers the effects of National Socialism on German scientists
A study of cities centered on large technological projects
A Study of a pioneer in the history of technology and invention
Expands on the exhibition of similar name.
Explores the influence of working-class women on suburban life and the design of household goods in post-World War II America.
Offers a reconsideration of postwar class relations by exploring the influence of working-class women on American social life and culture.
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.