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  1. 1. Visionen om outtömlig energi : Bridreaktorn i svensk kärnkraftshistoria 1945–80

    Författare :Maja Fjæstad; Thomas Kaiserfeld; Thomas Jonter; Henrik Björck; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; nuclear power; nuclear energy; nuclear power history; nuclear weapons; breeder reactor; fast reactor; AB Atomenergi; history; history of science; history of technology; environmental history; Sweden; 20th century; vision; technological vision; interpretative flexibility; kärnkraft; kärnkraftshistoria; kärnvapen; bridreaktorer; snabba reaktorer; AB Atomenergi; historia; vetenskapshistoria; teknikhistoria; miljöhistoria; Sverige; svensk historia; 1900-tal; vision; tekniska visioner; utopi; tolkningsflexibilitet; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects History subjects History of technology; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Historieämnen Teknikhistoria; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects History subjects History of science and ideas; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Historieämnen Idé- o lärdomshistoria; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects History subjects History of science; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Historieämnen Vetenskapshistoria;

    Sammanfattning : The fast breeder is a type of nuclear reactor that aroused much attention in the 1950s and 60s. Its ability to produce more nuclear fuel than it consumes offered promises of cheap and reliable energy, and thereby connected it to utopian ideas about an eternal supply of energy. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Bränsle för den moderna nationen Etanol och gengas i Sverige under mellankrigstiden och andra världskriget

    Författare :Helena Ekerholm; Bosse Sundin; Jonny Hjelm; Arne Kaijser; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; alternative fuels; ethanol; wood gas; energy policy; controversy; history of biofuels; alternative technology; social constructions of technology; socio-technical systems; political debate; socio-technical debate; history of technology; automotive history.; drivmedel; etanol; generatorgas; gengas; drivmedelsalternativ; biodrivmedel; förväntningar; kontrovers; sociotekniska system; sociala konstruktioner av teknik; alternativ teknik; politik; teknikdebatt; energipolitik; mellankrigstiden; andra världskriget; autarki; socioteknisk debatt; automobilhistoria; motorhistoria; historia; History;

    Sammanfattning : This thesis investigate Swedish policy-making concerning promotion of wood gas and ethanol distilled from fermented sulphite lye as domestic fuel alternatives in the Interwar years and World War II. With a departure point in the theories of social constructions of technology (SCOT), the sociology of expectations and Thomas P. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Byggnaden som kunskapskälla The building as a source of knowledge

    Detta är en avhandling från Göteborg : Acta Universitatis Gothoburgensis, University of Gothenburg

    Författare :Gunnar Almevik; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2012]
    Nyckelord :TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Architectural conservation; historic buildings; building survey; survey methods; historical sources; building documentation; mapping; architectural drawing; architectural analysis; forensic conservation; reconstruction; historical work process; traditional building craft;

    Sammanfattning : Buildings are indeed mute, yet many historians and architects claim that they can nevertheless speak. The challenge is to understand their language. This thesis examines the building as a source of knowledge. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Stoutwear and the Discourses of Disorder Constructing the Fat, Female Body in American Fashion in the Age of Standardization, 1915-1930

    Detta är en avhandling från Stockholm : Department of Media Studies, Stockholm University

    Författare :Lauren Downing Peters; Klas Nyberg; Caroline Evans; Hazel Clark; Andrea Kollnitz; Reina Lewis; [2018]
    Nyckelord :HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; American history; consumer culture; cultural history; design; discourse; dress history; fashion; fashion history; fashion magazines; fat; identity; Michel Foucault; modernism; modernity; plus-size; self-fashioning; technology; the body; women; modevetenskap; Fashion Studies;

    Sammanfattning : This dissertation examines how fashion media discourses created the conditions through which the fat, female body was both known and constructed within the context of the early large-size garment industry in the United States, or what between the years 1915 and 1930 was known as “stoutwear.” Drawing on a wide array of media sources, including women’s and fashion magazines, trade journals, catalogs and style guides, and employing Michel Foucault’s archaeological method, the dissertation examines the productive nature of fashion discourse in the construction and constitution of the fleshy body, or how the discourses of stoutwear brought order to the disorderly, fat, female body. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Landscapes of Technology Transfer Swedish Ironmakers in India 1860–1864

    Detta är en avhandling från Stockholm : Industriell ekonomi och organisation

    Författare :Jan Af Geijerstam; [2004]
    Nyckelord :HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; History of technology; industrial heritage studies; industrial archaeology; technology transfer; diffusion; technological systems; landscapes of technology; iron and steel; charcoal iron; direct and indirect ironmaking; bloomeries; 19th century; indu; History of Science; Technology and Environment; Historiska studier av teknik; vetenskap och miljö;

    Sammanfattning : In the early 1860s three Swedes, Nils Wilhelm Mitander,Julius Ramsay and Gustaf Wittenström, were engaged by theBritish to build and run charcoal-based ironworks in India.These works, the Burwai Iron Works of the British Government inthe case of Mitander and the privately owned Kumaon Iron Worksin the case of Ramsay and Wittenström, were both to bebased on the most modern European technology. LÄS MER