Objects in Motion: Globalizing Technology

Objects in Motion: Globalizing Technology


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781935623977
Publisher: Smithsonian Institution Press
Publication date: 08/09/2016
Series: Artefacts: Studies in the History of Science and Technology Series
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Bryan Dewalt is the Director of the Curatorial Division of the Canada Science and Technology Museums Corporation, Ottawa, ON, Canada.

Nina Möllers is a Special Exhibition Project Curator at the Deutsches Museum, Munich, Germany.

Table of Contents

Series Preface Martin Collins v

Introduction vi

Technology Transfers: East-West, North-South

Chapter 1 Globalizing Building Technique: The Centennial Hall in Wroclaw Knut Stegmann 2

Chapter 2 Heating the Groves: The Globalization of Agricultural Technology and the Acclimatization of Citrus in the USSR, 1928-1936 Johanna Conterio 22

Chapter 3 Swabian Water Treatment Technology in Russia: A Case Study of International Knowledge and Technology Transfer between West and East in the Late 1960s Thomas Schuetz 36

Chapter 4 Canada, Communism, and the Colombo Plan David McGee Rian Manson 46

Chapter 5 Inkonvensional Pathways: Soldered Supply Chains from Indonesia's Tin Islands Matthew Hockenberry 66

Dimensions of Globalization: Objects and Identities

Chapter 6 Local Makers, Global Players: Tabla Manufacture and Design in a Global Marketplace P Allen Roda 80

Chapter 7 Electric Turkish Coffee Makers: Capturing Authenticity for Global Markets Harun Kaygan 92

Chapter 8 Canoes, Identity, and Globalization: The Story of Bill Mason's Camera Case Bryan Dewalt 112

Chapter 9 A Bulldog Travels around the World: Global Perspectives on the Tractor Production of IIeinrich Lanz and John Deere in Mannheim, circa 1921-1965 Oliver Schmidt 130

Chapter 10 Technology Heritage Online: A Review of the Digital Museum Inventing Europe Kimberly Coulter 148

About the Contributors 159

Index 161

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