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  1. 1. Kretslopp av data : Miljö, befolkning, förvaltning och den tidiga digitaliseringens kulturtekniker

    Författare :Johan Fredrikzon; Staffan Bergwik; Thomas Götselius; Anders Ekström; Stockholms universitet; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; archive; digital; data; cartography; census; cultural technique; cybernetics; delete; ecology; environment; erase; infrastructure; linking; magnetic; modelling; monitoring; office; paper; recycling; reuse; surveillance; system; tape; UNEP; waste; arkiv; databas; datahantering; datalag; datasäkerhet; Earthwatch; ekologi; Forrester; Foucault; integritet; kontor; länkning; materialitet; modellering; Odum; ordbehandling; radera; SCB; skräp; statskontoret; tidsgeografi; återanvändning; övervakning; idéhistoria; History of Ideas;

    Sammanfattning : This dissertation explores the early digitalization in Sweden. As host to the first summit on the environment in Stockholm 1972 (UNCHE), as leading procurer of computer equipment as well as initiator to the world's first national Data Act of 1973, Sweden pioneered domains that have since emerged as critical to our age: environmental challenges and digital technology. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Kampen om Asea : lokal stat och industrialisering – Arboga och Västerås 1875–1900

    Författare :Pia Lindberg; Christina Carlsson-Wetterberg; Martin Åberg; Örebro universitet; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; 19th century; industrialization; infrastructure; technology systems; electrification; water and sewerage; city growth; decision-making process; History; Historia; Historia; History; Industrialization; Infrastructure; Technology systems; Electrification; Water ans sewerage; City ggrowth; Decision-making process;

    Sammanfattning : The main purpose of this thesis is to study the role of local government in the process of industrialization and to analyze the decision-making processes which led to developments of water-supply, sewerage and electrification in Sweden in late 19th century. Its’ main focus is centred on the agents involved in this process and primarily on which of their interests infl uenced and limited the introduction of new technology. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Ett stycke på väg : Naturaväghållning med lotter i Västmanlands län ca 1750–1850

    Författare :Tomas Högberg; Erik Lindberg; Gudrun Andersson; Staffan Granér; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; roads; road maintenance; road allotment system; transport; history of infrastructure; history of taxation; institutional economics; corvée; statute labor; Sweden; Västmanlands län; 18th century; 19th century; Historia; History; Ekonomisk historia; Economic History;

    Sammanfattning : The aim of this thesis is to analyse how the road allotment system functioned as an institution to mobilise resources and organise the provision of roads. Through this institution every peasant was made responsible for certain parts of a road. The analysis focuses on road repair and maintenance in the Swedish region of Västmanlands län c. LÄS MER

  4. 4. A Gap in the Grid : Attempts to introduce natural gas in Sweden 1967-1991

    Författare :Anna Åberg; Arne Kaijser; Per Högselius; Erland Mårald; KTH; []
    Nyckelord :ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANIORA; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANITIES; natural gas; energy policy; infrastructure planning; history of technology; Sweden; Northern Europe; risk; project planning; Denmark; Norway; Soviet Union; Germany; energy systems; energy history; fossil fuels;

    Sammanfattning : This thesis follows the process of introducing natural gas in Sweden and the construction of a Northern European gas grid from 1967 to 1991. Natural gas is a relatively unnoticed fuel in Sweden today, but this relative anonymity stands in contrast to an extensive historical activity that has taken place behind the scenes of Swedish energy policy. LÄS MER

  5. 5. The Specter of Scarcity : Experiencing and Coping with Metal Shortages, 1870-2015

    Författare :Hanna Vikström; Per Högselius; Dag Avango; Fjaestad Maja; Ingulstad Mats; KTH; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; scarcity; critical metals; Sweden; small countries; strategic metals; metal shortages; history of technology; experiences of scarcity; coping with shortages; technological trends; World War I; resource crisis; construction of resources.; Historiska studier av teknik; vetenskap och miljö; History of Science; Technology and Environment;

    Sammanfattning : In spite of an ever-growing supply of metals, actors have long feared metal shortages. This thesis – departing from an understanding that metals scarcity is not an objective geological fact, but an experience, a fear of a shortage – explores why business and state actors have experienced metals as scarce and how they coped with scarcity from 1870 to 2015. LÄS MER