Michael Kucher, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, History of Technology and the
University of Washington, Tacoma
1900 Commerce Street
Tacoma WA 98402 USA
kucher at u dot washington dot edu
- The medieval water supply of Siena, Italy.
- The impact of the fur trade on aquatic ecosystems in the Pacific
- Landscape history of the Mima mounds, Thurston County, Washington.
Lunar and Jovian Java applets © Gary Nugent
Postcard view of a "lector," reading the
newspaper to cigar workers in Havan For more information about el lector in Cuba and Tampa, see
Gary R. Mormino and George E. Pozzetta, The Immigrant World of Ybor
City: Italians and Their Latin Neighbors in Tampa, 1885-1985
(Urbana, 1987), 102-103. For a larger image, click on image.
This page updated 29 October 2003
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