Entries from February 2009

New book: Horses at Work

February 16th, 2009 · No Comments

Horses at Work: Harnessing Power in Industrial America Ann Norton Greene Harvard University Press, 2008 Historians have long assumed that new industrial machines and power sources eliminated work animals from nineteenth-century America, yet a bird’s-eye view of nineteenth-century society would show millions of horses supplying the energy necessary for industrial development. Horses were ubiquitous in […]

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IEEE Life Members’ Prize in Electrical History

February 3rd, 2009 · No Comments

This is the annual call for submissions for SHOT’s IEEE Life Member’s Prize in Electrical History. If you or someone you know has published a deserving article in 2008 dealing with any aspect of the history of electricity, electronics, telecommunications, or any other electrically-related field — please consider nominating it for the IEEE Prize.

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