Do not fold, spindle, or mutilate: a cultural history of the punch card

That is the title of this classic paper by Steven Lubar, which was published in 1992 in Volume 15 of The Journal of American Culture. What other arcane or obsolete physical objects are deserving of having their cultural histories told? (hat tip: chad wellmon, @cwellmon)

Punch card

About F. E. Guerra-Pujol

When I’m not blogging, I am a business law professor at the University of Central Florida.
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3 Responses to Do not fold, spindle, or mutilate: a cultural history of the punch card

  1. The beeper, fax machine,.. perhaps many other victims of creative destruction ?

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