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Gooday, Graeme

Overview
Works: 31 works in 103 publications in 2 languages and 1,834 library holdings
Genres: History  Pictorial works  Patents  Conference papers and proceedings 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: PN5124.S35, 052.09034
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Most widely held works by Graeme Gooday
Domesticating electricity : technology, uncertainty and gender, 1880-1914 by Graeme Gooday( Book )

21 editions published between 2008 and 2018 in English and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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The morals of measurement : accuracy, irony, and trust in late Victorian electrical practice by Graeme Gooday( Book )

16 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A contribution to the social histories of quantification and electrical technology in 19th century Britain, Germany and France ... Case studies demonstrate how difficult late Victorians found it to agree upon which electrical practitioners, instruments, and metals were most trustworthy and what they could hope to measure with any accuracy"--Book cover
Physics in Oxford, 1839-1939 : laboratories, learning, and college life by Robert Fox( Book )

19 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book offers a new interpretation of pre-war physics at the University of Oxford, which was far more dynamic than most historians and physicists have been prepared to believe. It explains, on the one hand, how attempts to develop the University's Clarendon Laboratory by Robert Clifton, Professor of Experimental Philosophy from 1865 to 1915, were thwarted by academic politics and funding problems, and latterly by Clifton's idiosyncratic concern with precision instrumentation. Conversely, by examining in detail the work of college fellows and their laboratories, the book reconstructs the decentralized environment that allowed physics to enter into a period of conspicuous vigour in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, especially at the characteristically Oxonian intersections between physics, physical chemistry, mechanics, and mathematics. Whereas histories of Cambridge physics have tended to focus on the self-sustaining culture of the Cavendish Laboratory, it was Oxford's college-trained physicists who enabled the discipline to flourish in due course in university as well as college facilities, notably under the newly appointed professors, J.S.E. Townsend from 1900 and F.A. Lindemann from 1919. This perspective allows us to understand better the vitality with which physicists in Oxford responded to the demands of wartime research on radar and techniques relevant to atomic weapons and laid the foundations for the dramatic post-war expansion in teaching and research that has endowed Oxford with one of the largest and most dynamic schools of physics in the world
Patently contestable : electrical technologies and inventor identities on trial in Britain by Stathis Arapostathis( Book )

7 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Late nineteenth-century Britain saw an extraordinary surge in patent disputes over the new technologies of electrical power, lighting, telephony, and radio. These battles played out in the twin tribunals of the courtroom and the press. In Patently Contestable, Stathis Arapostathis and Graeme Gooday examine how Britain's patent laws and associated cultures changed from the 1870s to the 1920s. They consider how patent rights came to be so widely disputed and how the identification of apparently solo heroic inventors was the contingent outcome of patent litigation. Furthermore, they point out potential parallels between the British experience of allegedly patentee-friendly legislation introduced in 1883 and a similar potentially empowering shift in American patent policy in 2011. After explaining the trajectory of an invention from laboratory to Patent Office to the court and the key role of patent agents, Arapostathis and Gooday offer four case studies of patent-centered disputes in Britain. These include the mostly unsuccessful claims against the UK alliance of Alexander Graham Bell and Thomas Edison in telephony; publicly disputed patents for technologies for the generation and distribution of electric power; challenges to Marconi's patenting of wireless telegraphy as an appropriation of public knowledge; and the emergence of patent pools to control the market in incandescent light bulbs
A century of measurement : an illustrated history of the National Physical Laboratory by Eileen Magnello( Book )

3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Managing the experience of hearing loss in Britain, 1830-1930 by Graeme Gooday( Book )

6 editions published between 2015 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book looks at how hearing loss among adults was experienced, viewed and treated in Britain before the National Health Service. We explore the changing status of ‘hard of hearing’ people during the nineteenth century as categorized among diverse and changing categories of ‘deafness’. Then we explore the advisory literature for managing hearing loss, and techniques for communicating with hearing aids, lip-reading and correspondence networks. From surveying the commercial selling and daily use of hearing aids, we see how adverse developments in eugenics prompted otologists to focus primarily on the prevention of deafness. The final chapter shows how hearing loss among First World War combatants prompted hearing specialists to take a more supportive approach, while it fell to the National Institute for the Deaf, formed in 1924, to defend hard of hearing people against unscrupulous hearing aid vendors. This book is suitable for both academic audiences and the general reading public. All royalties from sale of this book will be given to Action on Hearing Loss and the National Deaf Children’s Society
Science in the nineteenth-century periodical : reading the magazine of nature by G. N Cantor( Book )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Ranging across diverse forms of periodicals, from top-selling religious and juvenile magazines through to popular fiction-based periodicals, and from the campaigning 'new journalism' of the late century to the comic satire of Punch, this book explores the ways in which scientific ideas and developments were presented to a variety of Victorian audiences. In addition, it offers three case studies of the representation of particular areas of science: 'baby science', scientific biography, and electricity. This innovative collaborative volume sheds new light on issues relating to history and history of science, literature, book history, and cultural and medical studies."--Jacket
Managing the experience of hearing loss in Britain, 1830-1950 by Graeme Gooday( Book )

4 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book looks at how hearing loss among adults was experienced, viewed and treated in Britain before the National Health Service. We explore the changing status of ‘hard of hearing’ people during the nineteenth century as categorized among diverse and changing categories of ‘deafness’. Then we explore the advisory literature for managing hearing loss, and techniques for communicating with hearing aids, lip-reading and correspondence networks. From surveying the commercial selling and daily use of hearing aids, we see how adverse developments in eugenics prompted otologists to focus primarily on the prevention of deafness. The final chapter shows how hearing loss among First World War combatants prompted hearing specialists to take a more supportive approach, while it fell to the National Institute for the Deaf, formed in 1924, to defend hard of hearing people against unscrupulous hearing aid vendors. This book is suitable for both academic audiences and the general reading public. All royalties from sale of this book will be given to Action on Hearing Loss and the National Deaf Children’s Society
True ornament? : the art and industry of electric lighting in the home, 1889-1902 by Graeme Gooday( )

2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The electric century : 1906-2006 by Graeme Gooday( Book )

2 editions published in 2006 in Spanish and English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Combative patenting : military entrepreneurship in First World War telecommunications by Graeme Gooday( )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Electrical technoscience and physics in transition, 1880-1920 by Stathis Arapostathis( )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Domesticating Electricity: Technology, Uncertainty and Gender, 1880-1914 (Science and culture in the nineteenth century ; no. 7) by Graeme Gooday( Book )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

History of technology : volume twenty-eight, 2008 by Ian Inkster( Book )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Liars, experts and authorities by Graeme Gooday( )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

History of Technology, 28 : Special Issue ; By whose standards? Standardization, stability and uniformity in the history of information and electrical technologies by Ian Inkster( )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Technical standards have received increasing attention in recent years from historians of science and technology, management theorists and economists. Often, inquiry focuses on the emergence of stability, technical closure and culturally uniform modernity. Yet current literature also emphasizes the durability of localism, heterogeneity and user choice. This collection investigates the apparent tension between these trends using case studies from across the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. The History of Technology addresses tensions between material standards and process standards, explores
 
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Domesticating electricity : technology, uncertainty and gender, 1880-1914
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Gooday, Graeme J. N. 1965-...

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The morals of measurement : accuracy, irony, and trust in late Victorian electrical practicePhysics in Oxford, 1839-1939 : laboratories, learning, and college lifeScience in the nineteenth-century periodical : reading the magazine of natureHistory of technology : volume twenty-eight, 2008