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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2018; 484536–547 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2018.48.4.536
Published: 01 September 2018
... , 1668: The Year of the Animal in France . New York : Zone Books , 2017 . 492 pp., illus., name index. ISBN 978-1935408994 . $34.95 (hardcover). Edmund Russell , Greyhound Nation: A Coevolutionary History of England, 1200–1900 . New York : Cambridge University Press , 2018 . 214 pp...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2017; 475602–628 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2017.47.5.602
Published: 01 November 2017
... rhetoric, his satirical post-1849 writings, and his scientific studies to examine the parallels he drew between animal organization and human social and political organization in the 1840s and ’50s. Broadening back out, I suggest that the discourses of organismal and state organization, both somewhat...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2008; 382313–323 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2008.38.2.313
Published: 01 May 2008
... Texas Press , 2006 . xi + 211 pp., illus. ISBN 0-292-70981-1. $45 (hardcover) . Plants and Animals in History: The Study of Nature in Renaissance and Early Modern Europe BY PAM E LA O. LONG Brian W. Ogilvie. The Science of Describing: Natural History in Renaissance Europe. Chicago: University of...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2000; 31193–124 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/27757847
Published: 01 January 2000
...Tal Golan Copyright 2000 The Regents of the University of California [Footnotes] 1 Emily Dickinson, Complete poems of Emily Dickinson, ed. Thomas H. Johnson (Boston, 1960). 2 Editorial, "Can human and animal blood be distinguished in case of blood stains," Cen- tral law journal, 10...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2019; 4911–40 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2019.49.1.1
Published: 01 February 2019
..., and Liebig invoked proto-energetic arguments to address particular problems concerning wave optics, electromagnetism, theory of electric batteries, heat motors, and animal heat. Thereby they extended the realm of applicability of arguments based on the conservation of “power” beyond non-frictional...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2017; 475629–652 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2017.47.5.629
Published: 01 November 2017
...Florence Vienne François-Vincent Raspail (1794–1878) and Theodor Schwann (1810–1882) postulated—in 1827 and 1838, respectively—that plants and animals consist of, and originate from, cells. Whereas Raspail is mainly remembered for his involvement in the revolutions of 1830 and 1848, little is known...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2020; 503302–310 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2020.50.3.302
Published: 28 May 2020
... and around the institutions of astronomy in India, Sen thus tells a story that is both specific to place and that has broader implications for metanarratives about the origins of modern science. Elaborating heterogenous scientific engagements in India also animates David Arnold s Toxic Histories...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2020; 501-290–128 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2020.50.1-2.90
Published: 02 April 2020
... future climatic changes and related crop production than to survey the climatic trends of the immediate and more remote past and to correlate them with the responses of plant and animal life. 7 Clements and Chaney s remarks suggest that paleoecol- ogists thought their expertise stemmed from their ability...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2020; 501-211–16 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2020.50.1-2.11
Published: 02 April 2020
...] dreary, shying away from the kind of ambi- tion that had animated even the misguided notions of a Laplace (131). HSNS served as a prominent venue for this debate as it flared across the 1970s and 1980s. This was, of course, a late-twentieth-century retread of a late-nineteenth- century argument about...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2020; 501-231–40 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2020.50.1-2.31
Published: 02 April 2020
... journals, the concept of priority, which had often animated previous historical accounts, alongside economic conditions, political attitudes, personal grudges, public and governmental attitudes toward science, sources of research funds, which typically made no appearance at all in histories of...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2020; 501-250–57 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2020.50.1-2.50
Published: 02 April 2020
... journal s re-launch in 2008, the broadening of topics continued under the new name Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences, and it came to incorporate such areas as architecture, biomedicine, pre-1800 natural philoso- phy, race and genetics, computer science, animal studies, oceanography and climate...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2020; 501-274–80 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2020.50.1-2.74
Published: 02 April 2020
... THE B IO LOG I CA L | 79 In the end, though, what has been most significant about the journal s rebranding asHSNS is that it no longer bifurcates modern science into branches that study the inanimate and animate world. To be clear, some preoccupations remain the same. HSNS continues to highlight the...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2016; 464490–527 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2016.46.4.490
Published: 01 September 2016
... its application at times in favor of analogies to lower animals. He would thus save his theoretical suppositions by denying that contemporary “lower” races, with their depraved morality, could serve as appropriate models for our apparently more decent, yet more animalistic forebears. © 2016 by the...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2019; 495504–555 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2019.49.5.504
Published: 01 November 2019
... individuality. When AR T I F I C I A L CE L L | 505 qua universal elementary organ of vegetables. 4 When Theodor Schwann (1810 1882) generalized Schleiden s theory to make the cell the universal organ of all plant and animal life, he simultaneously made the cell membrane a uni- versal structure across all...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2019; 495556–565 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2019.49.5.556
Published: 01 November 2019
... human biological material as database. Underscoring TallBear s thesis, the de-animation of Indigenous information for nonindigenous society, whether through Microcard data processing, or through the creation of static store- houses, reaffirms extant hierarchies of domestication and control.5 Indeed...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2019; 495471–503 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2019.49.5.471
Published: 01 November 2019
... behavioral scientists who had found the war a proper and pro- ductive extension of the laboratory, Dollard and Miller were looking to show that this animal model applied also in the real world, in battle. In pre Pearl Harbor United States, however, Dollard explained in an introductory note to 21. O. H...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2016; 46167–100 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2016.46.1.67
Published: 01 February 2016
... ecosystem dynamics to understand predation in marine environments. Investigators often abstracted sharks by privileging body parts, such as the jaws or eyes, in ways that made it difficult to see this group of animals within larger ecological or historical contexts. Starting in the 1960s, shark tagging...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2019; 494459–469 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2019.49.4.459
Published: 01 September 2019
... continued to offer extensive discussions of evolution even though these books deliberately avoided the word evolution. By analyzing several post-Scopes textbooks, Shapiro shows that the books continued to discuss origins of plants and animals, and even common ancestry. Many of the textbooks replaced the...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2019; 494420–446 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2019.49.4.420
Published: 01 September 2019
...). 23. Theodore Roosevelt, The Panama Blackmail Treaty, Metropolitan 41 (1915): 8 10, on 8. BU I L D I NG CANALS FROM PANAMA TO MARS | 427 poisonous animals, and other perils were much more numerous than were supplies of food and other necessities. Fullerton L. Waldo (1877 1933), a young engineer...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2019; 493338–349 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2019.49.3.338
Published: 01 June 2019
... move to the University of Pittsburgh as chief of its Animal Virology Laboratory, what awaited him there was a distress- ingly ill-equipped laboratory, workspace, and administrative impediments. However, Jacobs details Salk s clever maneuvering around authority, a skill acquired from his childhood...