Search for dissertations about: "history of technology"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 599 swedish dissertations containing the words history of technology.

  1. 1. Tools of Hegemony : Military Technology and Swedish-American Security Relations, 1945-1962

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH

    Author : Mikael Nilsson; KTH.; [2007]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects History subjects History of technology; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Historieämnen Teknikhistoria; Säkerhetspolitik Sverige; Diplomatisk historia; Militärhistoria; Modern historia Sverige; Utrikespolitik USA; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects History subjects History; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Historieämnen Historia; Historia med inriktning mot militärhistoria; Historia med inriktning mot militärhistoria; Statsvetenskap med inriktning mot strategi och säkerhetspolitik; Statsvetenskap med inriktning mot strategi och säkerhetspolitik;

    Abstract : This doctoral thesis analyze the process whereby Sweden gained access to American guided missiles during the late 1950s and early 1960s. It also tracks the Swedish efforts to develop guided missiles domestically. READ MORE

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

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Media Studies, Stockholm University

    Author : Lauren Downing Peters; Stockholms universitet.; [2018]
    Keywords : 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;

    Abstract : 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. READ MORE

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

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Industriell ekonomi och organisation

    Author : Jan Af Geijerstam; KTH.; [2004]
    Keywords : 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;

    Abstract : 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. READ MORE

  4. 4. Making Place for Space a History of 'Space Town' Kiruna 1943-2000

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Fredrick Backman; Umeå universitet.; [2015]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; history of science; history of technology; space physics; space science; space technology; geophysics; cultural geography; place-making; regional identity; Kiruna; Sweden; 20th century; History Of Sciences and Ideas; idé- och lärdomshistoria;

    Abstract : Science and technology have a tendency to clump together in places where they spawn other forms of societal activities. Sometimes these places become famous through processes known as place-making, or the social construction of place. READ MORE

  5. 5. Executions Power and Expression in Networked and Computational Media

    University dissertation from Malmö : Malmö University

    Author : Eric Snodgrass; Malmö University.; Malmö University.; [2017]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Media Technology; Medieteknik; execution; media studies; software studies; history of technology; computation; TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIKVETENSKAP; Technology; media and communications;

    Abstract : This research looks at questions of power and expression as they are composed in various ways within networked and computationally-informed situations of the present. Drawing from the term as it is originally invoked in practices of computing, the research puts forward execution as a central conceptual framework for its investigations. READ MORE