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Bonnie White

assembly line jobs and the growth of the unskilled workforce that saw women employed in electrical engineering, chemicals, food processing, and canning. 80 In addition, women were encouraged to learn about household technology and the professionalization

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Carl Strikwerda

autocratic states harnessed the technology and bureaucracy of the Industrial Revolution to create more powerful autarchic regimes. Although contemporaries took years to realize it, the war ended the informal globalization of the late nineteenth century

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An Intellectual Genealogy of the Revolt against “Esprit de Système”

From the Renaissance to the Early Enlightenment

Jeffrey D. Burson

merely a first idea excited by the perception of primary qualities of bodies. 70 Galileo’s assertions implicitly transformed even fundamental qualities observable to the naked eye into vain imagining (at least when unassisted by technology or viewed from

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Manufacturing Labor Discipline

Apprenticeship, Asymmetrical Knowledge, and Large-Scale Production in Britain and France, 1750–1820

Leonard N. Rosenband

technologies,” such as elaborate account books and the mathematization of work. Sorting through flocks of potential young hands, making spare commitments to those he chose, and keeping them in place through infrequent wage payments all entered into his plan to

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Voices that Matter?

Methods for Historians Attending to the Voices of the Past

Josephine Hoegaerts

's system of presence. 3 In modern times, the equation between voice and presence has only become stronger with the rise of acoustic technology, even though that same technology has made the experience of disembodied voices much more common. 4 Long before

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Porscha Fermanis

and reverts to a quasi-pastoral state. Unlike technology-based utopias such as those in Edward Bulwer-Lytton's The Coming Race (1871) and Edward Bellamy's Looking Backward (1888), Erewhon is often characterized as an anti-technological or

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Cultural Heritages and Their Transmission

Elizabeth C. Macknight

and learn about cultural heritages are flourishing, with greater receptiveness to new voices and innovative technologies for communication. Policymaking structures and institutions will continue to adapt and evolve in the mission to improve knowledge

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When Was Brexit? Reading Backward to the Present

Antoinette Burton

evident in Kennetta Perry's reading of The Heart of the Race (1986), where she shows us how the authors, Beverley Bryan, Stella Dadzie, and Suzanne Scafe, make a relentless case against the racializing technologies of the postwar welfare state. In the

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When Cosmopolitans Get Ahead

W. T. Eady's I.D.B. or The Adventures of Solomon Davis (1887)

Danielle Kinsey

. Isabel Hofmeyr, “Mining, Social Change and Literature: An Analysis of South African Literature with Particular Reference to the Mining Novel, 1870–1920” (MA thesis, University of Witwatersrand, 1980), 80. 13 Colin Newbury, “Technology, Capital, and

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Must Labour Lose?

The 1959 election and the politics of the people

Charlotte Lydia Riley

, although the modern, northern, classless leader Harold Wilson gained a reputation among many as “unprincipled.” 41 Labour positioned themselves as the party of the future, invoking the “white heat of technology” to appeal to striving white-collar workers