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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2010) 40 (4): 569–603.
Published: 01 November 2010
... character of agricultural policy and demonstrates that although peasant farmers were targeted for special assistance from 1933 until 1936, they were neglected thereafter as the economy geared up for war. In the second section I focus upon a particular set of policies——-the regime's attempts to promote the...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2018) 48 (4): 441–474.
Published: 01 September 2018
... analytical concept of technology transfer, this article explores processes of domestication ( kokusanka ) using the records of the Japan Penicillin Research Association (Nihon penishirin gakujutsu kyōgikai), an interdisciplinary academic association set up to mediate between government policy and industrial...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2016) 46 (2): 207–242.
Published: 01 April 2016
... fluctuations as manifest in recent weather-related crises, many felt that congressional legislation was necessary to foster greater cooperation between various groups—state climatologists; agricultural researchers; local, state, and federal policy makers; private and public industries. The hope was that...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2020) 50 (1-2): 90–128.
Published: 02 April 2020
... Institution of Washington, 1936), 3. 92 | C HARENKO Department of Agriculture s Range Science policy. He acted as a consultant to the U.S. Soil Conservation Service from 1934 until his retirement in 1942. There, he expressed his ideas about climate.8 Clements believed that the climate displayed regular...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2020) 50 (1-2): 50–57.
Published: 02 April 2020
..., agriculture, and cartography. The journal itself, the fields it engages, the themes and people it discusses in depth, and the methods it uses and accommodates, sit comfortably with each other under the HSNS umbrella. Matters having to do with technology, engineering, and industrialization have remained...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2020) 50 (1-2): 74–80.
Published: 02 April 2020
... 306. 14. Pnina Abir-Am, The Discourse of Physical Power and Biological Knowledge in the 1930s: A Reappraisal of the Rockefeller Foundation s Policy in Molecular Biology, Social Studies of Science 12 (1982): 341 82. 15. Lily E. Kay, The Molecular Vision of Life: Caltech, the Rockefeller Foundation...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2019) 49 (5): 471–503.
Published: 01 November 2019
.... Numerous studies were conducted with the aim of contributing to a better understanding of human response to the unique strains of modern war and their detrimental effect on performance.14 It was hoped that scientifically informed policy and training programs will facilitate better adjustment to these...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2019) 49 (4): 384–419.
Published: 01 September 2019
... alterations to the global environment.22 The more fundamental question twenty years later was how to establish research programs and national priorities that could integrate climate change into national agricultural and energy policy.23 To be sure, the sociopolitical challenges posed by carbon dioxide...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2019) 49 (4): 459–469.
Published: 01 September 2019
..., httpsroyalsociety.org/topics-policy/projects/gm-plants/what- gm-crops-are-currently-being-grown-and-where/ (last accessed on 15 Apr 2019). 23. Helga Willer and Julia Lernoud, The World of Organic Agriculture 2017 Media Kit, International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movements (IFOAM), published online on 2 Sep...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2019) 49 (4): 351–383.
Published: 01 September 2019
... research practices, questions, and methods were inspired and supported by domestic globalization policies and discourses and a transnational network of genetic history studies. I will also reveal the essential, albeit equivocal, part genetic knowledge played in the debate on national belonging in this...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2019) 49 (4): 420–446.
Published: 01 September 2019
... environmental devastation. 43 This was the future that the Martian land- scape itself offered. It was a future that possessed parallels to several contem- porary issues on Earth: major droughts in Africa, Asia, and South America as well as all-encompassing issues like resource management, labor, agriculture...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2010) 40 (4): 532–568.
Published: 01 November 2010
... social planning and population studies,8 and applied research,9 have their foundations in visions and institutions established under the Vichy government. Considering the technocratic and modernist aspects of wartime food and agricultural policy does not only allow for a richer perspective on postwar ag...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2019) 49 (3): 241–272.
Published: 01 June 2019
... ostensibly served as the granary of Rome. The declensionist narrative backstopped a series of legal instruments that served to transfer millions of hectares of agricultural and forest lands from Algerian to French hands over the course of the nineteenth century. By the end of World War One, these policies...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2019) 49 (1): 70–103.
Published: 01 February 2019
... same time, 34. Elmer J. Working, Report of Ad Hoc Committee on Agricultural Price Supports, The American Economic Review 36, no. 2 (1946): 817 26. 35. Ibid., 826. 36. James Washington Bell, Report of Ad Hoc Committee on Monetary Policy, The American Economic Review 36, no. 2 (1946): 812. 37. Ibid...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2019) 49 (1): 104–115.
Published: 01 February 2019
... nineteenth-century figures like Charles Darwin and Fran- cis Galton are often mentioned in these stories, scientific interest and public policies focused on human heredity, and the many sources of hereditary data in the nineteenth century have been understudied. Similarly, conceptions of genetic material and...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2018) 48 (5): 627–636.
Published: 01 November 2018
.... Dunn, Jr., and Office of Statistical Standards, Bureau of the Budget, Review of Proposal for a National Data Center, Statistical Evaluation Report 6 (Dec 1965), 13, app. B. 8. On social science in the war on poverty, see Alice O Connor, Poverty Knowledge: Social Science, Social Policy, and the Poor...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2018) 48 (2): 180–222.
Published: 01 April 2018
... data.28 Troll also recommended aerial photography in a memorandum to the Kolonial- politische Amt of the Nazi Party, in 1934, about the much-needed scientific foundation for colonial policy.29 Obviously, Troll s travels in Africa were carried out in the context of colo- nial policy. He reported on his...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2018) 48 (2): 223–245.
Published: 01 April 2018
... understanding of climate change. Indeed, climate modelling has contributed more than any other form of *Centre for Science Studies, Aarhus University; janet.nielsen@utoronto.ca The following abbreviations are used: CPRS, Central Policy Review Staff; KEW, The National Archives, Kew; NLS, National Life Stories...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2017) 47 (3): 349–388.
Published: 01 June 2017
... who served as public scientists or the role gender played in gaining public trust and influencing policy makers. This paper examines two women, both trained in genetics, who became activists in the 1950s and 1960s to educate the public about the dangers radiation and wartime chemicals posed to the...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2017) 47 (2): 127–163.
Published: 01 April 2017
... relationships of insects and plants while work- ing on a diversity of biological and agricultural problems. Where Ehrlich and Raven sought overarching generalities about the history of life, their predeces- sors began with more utilitarian goals, and their concerns ranged from the protection of crop plants and...