(updated Nov. 2021)

Thomas J. Misa      tmisa /at/ umn /dot/ edu
Charles Babbage Institute
cbi.umn.edu

Congress investigates White House
Program in History of Science, Technology & Medicine
hstm.umn.edu
Society for the History of Technology | @SocHistTech 
historyoftechnology.org
See also:  #shotNOLA (11.2021) | @SIGCIS 


Twin Cities Public Television hour-long documentary:
Solid State: Minnesota's High-Tech History
Minnesota was the global epicenter of computing, a high-tech landscape for generations.
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Building the Control Data
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making steel
 
Making Steel:

Explore PA History
 
[Urban Machinery]
Modernity &
                            Technology
[Nation of
                          Steel] [Managing
                          Technology in Society]
3rd edition
2022

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first published

2004 | 2nd edition 2011

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published
2016

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The first book-length history of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), founded in 1947. It profiles ACM's notable SIGs, active chapters, and individual members -- setting ACM's history into a rich social and political context. The book's 12 core chapters are organized into three thematic sections. "Defining the Discipline" . . . "Broadening the Profession" . . . "Expanding Research Frontiers."


Open access at ACM DL through 6/2020

published
2015


JHUP blurb

Skillfully drawing from 400 interviews and an impressive range of archival sources, Misa and Yost have masterfully crafted an accessible, engaging, and frank history.
Joseph November

A short but intriguing history of the e-government system created by NSF in 2000 to manage peer reviews, reporting and grant applications.
Forbes.com
published
 2013


UMNP blurb

Thoroughly researched and engagingly written . . . Digital State provides a much needed look at the roots of Minnesota’s high-tech economy.
Margaret Anderson Kelliher, MHTA

****

See Twin Cities TPT hour-long documentary "Solid State: Minnesota's High-Tech History" [2019]
published
2012


book blurb
published
2010

Wiley blurb


Contents
"Gender Codes: Defining the Problem"

 Index

published
2010


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Contents
Introduction
"For just over 100 years, Pennsylvania was truly 'the steel capital of the world.' Making steel was a great drama of wealth and poverty, of soaring skyscrapers and gritty mill towns..."
 
published
2008
(paper 2010)

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Preface
"Modernizing European Cities"

 "Contributors"

 Index

Greek translation (2011)

published
2003
(paper 2004)

MIT Press blurb

Misa "Compelling Tangle"

 "About the Authors"

 Index



published
1995
(paper 1998)

JHUP blurb

Dexter Prize

Excerpts

published
1995
(paper 1995)
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overview 'Making Steel'

ch 1 'Masters and Men'

ch 2 'Steel City and Mill Towns'

ch 3 'Building a Union'

ch 4 'Waves of Technology'

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REVIEWS

American Scholar (6.2004)

Choice (12.2004)


SIA (2004 30#1)

Business History Review (2005 79#1)

HSPS (3.2005)

Technology & Culture
(2005 46#4) PDF JSTOR

J.Interdisc.History (2006 37#1) JSTOR DOI

History and Technology (2008 24#1) DOI

CosmicScribbler 2005 PPT

Quaderns d'hisṭria de l'enginyeria 2004

HOST (Fall 2010)

Midwest Book Review (9.2011)

Choice
(1.2012)

In the media...

"Historically Thinking" podcast 2.2022

REVIEWS:

Forbes.com (2016)

BJHS (2017)

Technology & Culture (2018 59 #1)
REVIEWS:

Information & Culture (2014)


IEEE History Center (2014)

Technology & Culture (2015 56#1)

Journal of American History (2015 101#4) DOI

Annals of History of Computing (2015 37#1)

Minnesota History (2015)

Business History Review (2016)

Oral History Review
(2016)


In the media . . . .

Pioneer Press (5.2014)

"Mn Reads" KUMD (7.2014)

"Silicon Prairie" Minnesota Monthly (1.2016)

"DocuMNtary: Story of Tech in Minnesota" (2016)

TPT's "Solid State: Minnesota's High Tech History" (2019)

Strib's "Last time Minneapolis rioted..." (6.2020)

"Digital State" Wikipedia


REVIEWS:
Choice (1.2011)

Kyoto University
 (2.2011)


IEEE History Center
(3.2011)

Annals of the History of Computing (2011 33#2)

Washington Post (8.2011)

Sex Roles (8.2011)

Open U's Intl J GST (2011 3 #3)

IEEE Software
(March-April 2012)


Technology & Culture (2012 53#4) PDF

Information Society (2013)


Open University
REVIEWS:
Isis  (9.2012)

REVIEWS:
Architect's Newspaper (10.1.08)

Isis (2009 #1)

T&C (2010 #2)

Sehepunkte (2010 #1)

VSWG (2010)

J Urban Affairs (2010)


REVIEWS:
First Monday (6.03)

Br J Sociology (12.03)

Anthropological Quarterly (2004 77#1)

Reconstruction (2004 4#2)

Technology & Culture (2004 45#2) (JSTOR)

Journal of Urban Technology

Industrial Archeology (2003 29#2)

Year's Work in Critical and Cultural Theory (2005 13#1) non-UMn

BJHS 38 (2005) CUP DOI

Reconstruction (2004 4#2)

Theory Culture & Society (2006 23#5)
(2005 12#1)
REVIEWS:
Technology & Culture

Choice (11.1995)

J.Econ.History

Am.Hist.Rev
(JSTOR)

Isis
(JSTOR)

J.Am.Hist
(JSTOR)

Bus.Hist.Rev
(JSTOR)

BJHS 29 (1996)
(JSTOR)

Pennsylvania History

Pennsylvania MHB
(JSTOR)

IA
(JSTOR)

Railroad History
(JSTOR)

Pennsylvania Legacies (JSTOR)

VSWG 1997 82#2 (JSTOR)
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REVIEWS:
Technology & Culture
(JSTOR)

 
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