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Engineers and the Making of the Francoist Regime

Lino Camprubí

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780262027175
eISBN:
9780262323222
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027175.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

In the 20thcentury, science and technology became central to territorial transformation and in turn to state building. This was no less true for the Francoist regime. Engineers were not just working ... More


Introduction: Political Engineering and the “Redemption of Spain”

Lino Camprubí

in Engineers and the Making of the Francoist Regime

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780262027175
eISBN:
9780262323222
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027175.003.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This introduction places the main areas of interest for the book in the wider Spanish and international political and economic context and elaborates its main thesis with reference to the existing ... More


The Concrete Dodecahedron: The Political Economy of Coal, Design, and the Landscape

Lino Camprubí

in Engineers and the Making of the Francoist Regime

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780262027175
eISBN:
9780262323222
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027175.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The chapter revolves around a silo destined for coal storage, made of concrete and shaped as a dodecahedron. Eduardo Torroja designed it for the entrance to the new structural and engineering ... More


Apophatic Approaches

Aaron T. Looney

in Vladimir Jankélévitch: The Time of Forgiveness

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780823262960
eISBN:
9780823266654
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823262960.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter outlines Jankélévitch's distinction of forgiveness from the decay of time and forgetting, the excuse and understanding, and political pardon, mercy, and reparations. It illuminates the ... More


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