Dr James SumnerPhD

Lecturer in the History of Technology

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Publications

  1. 2016
  2. Published

    History of Science, Technology and Medicine

    Sumner, J., 1 May 2016, Manchester: Making the Modern City. Kidd, A. & Wyke, T. (eds.). Liverpool: Liverpool University Press, p. 118-169 52 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  3. Published

    Making Computers Boring: Some Thoughts on Historical Exhibition of Computing Technology from the Mass-Market Era

    Sumner, J., 24 Jan 2016, In : Information & Culture. 51, 1, p. 29-53 24 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  4. 2014
  5. Published

    Defiance to compliance: visions of the computer in postwar Britain

    Sumner, J., 1 Dec 2014, In : History and Technology. 30, 4, p. 309-333 24 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  6. 2013
  7. Published

    Walls of resonance: Institutional history and the buildings of the University of Manchester

    Sumner, J., Dec 2013, In : Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part A. 44, 4, p. 700-715 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  8. Published

    Brewing science, technology and print, 1700-1880

    Sumner, J., 1 Aug 2013, London: Pickering & Chatto. 320 p. (Science and culture in the nineteenth century)

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  9. Published

    Inventors, patents, and inventive activities in the english brewing industry, 1634-1850

    Nuvolari, A. & Sumner, J., May 2013, In : Business History Review. 87, 1, p. 95-120 25 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  10. 2012
  11. Published

    Turing Today

    Sumner, J., Sep 2012, In : Notes and Records of the Royal Society. 66, 295, p. 295-300

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  12. Published

    'Today, computers should interest everybody': the meanings of microcomputers

    Sumner, J., 2012, In : Zeithistorische Forschungen. 9, 2, p. 307-315 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  13. 2011
  14. Published

    Teaching source criticism and independent investigation in the history of science, technology and medicine

    Sumner, J., 2011, In : Discourse (Heslington). 10, 2, p. 195-214 20 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  15. 2008
  16. Published

    Status, scale and secret ingredients: The retrospective invention of London porter

    Sumner, J., Sep 2008, In : History and Technology. 24, 3, p. 289-306 17 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  17. Published
  18. Published

    Standards and compatibility: The rise of the PC computing platform

    Sumner, J., 2008, In : History of Technology. 28, p. 101-127 26 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  19. 2007
  20. Published

    What makes a PC? Thoughts on computing platforms, standards, and compatibility

    Sumner, J., Apr 2007, In : IEEE Annals of the History of Computing. 29, 2, p. 87-88 1 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

  21. Published
  22. Published

    Retailing scandal : the disappearance of Friedrich Accum

    Sumner, J. & Caleb, A. M. (ed.), 2007, (Re)creating Science in Nineteenth-Century Britain. Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, p. 32-48 17 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  23. 2005
  24. Published

    Powering the porter brewery

    Sumner, J., Jun 2005, In : Endeavour. 29, 2, p. 72-77 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  25. 2001
  26. Published

    John Richardson, saccharometry and the pounds-per-barrel extract: The construction of a quantity

    Sumner, J., Sep 2001, In : British Journal for the History of Science. 34, 3, p. 255-273 18 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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