James Sumner

Ph.D. James Sumner

University of Manchester
Centre for the History of Science, Technology and Medicine
Simon Building
Oxford Road
Manchester M13 9PL
United Kingdom

Website: http://www.jbsumner.com
Forschungs- und Interessengebiete:
  • scientific and technological identity
  • scientific authority and the manufacturing arts, particularly beer-brewing, in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries
  • the role and image of the computer in everyday life
wichtigste Veröffentlichungen:

The Metric Tun. Standardisation, Quantification and Industrialisation in the British Brewing Industry, 1760–1830, PhD thesis, University of Leeds, 2004

Standards and Compatibility: The Rise of the PC Computing Platform, in: History of Technology 28 (2008), pp. 101-127