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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2015) 45 (1): 198–205.
Published: 01 February 2015
... las puertas del universo derrotado . : Editorial Universidad Nacional de Colombia , 2012 . 182 pp., illus., index. ISBN 978-958-761-142-7 . $15.46 (hardcover). Closing and Opening Doors: Spanish History of Science and Science Historiographies in Spanish: Knowledge Production, Circulation, and...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2019) 49 (5): 471–503.
Published: 01 November 2019
...Tal Arbel This article examines Hebrew translations of World War II–era psychology handbooks as means of transmission for scientific knowledge and as a mechanism for the cross-cultural spread of behavioral modernity. While drawing a broad, vivid picture of transnational military mobilities postwar...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2016) 46 (5): 592–632.
Published: 01 November 2016
... analysis of local, national, and transnational interactions shaping socialist knowledge-making. Ultimately, Lavrentiev’s ability to make Akademgorodok into the scene of major international encounters highlights the important role of Soviet science in the Cold War circulation of knowledge. © 2016 by the...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2020) 50 (3): 302–310.
Published: 28 May 2020
... century (including Elphinstone College in Bombay 2. The key touchstones arguably remain: James A. Secord, Knowledge in Transit, Isis 95, no. 4 (2004): 654 72; Kapil Raj, Relocating Modern Science: Circulation and the Construction of Knowledge in South Asia and Europe, 1650 1900 (New York: Palgrave...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2020) 50 (3): 248–301.
Published: 28 May 2020
... chance to consider the meanings that transnationalism, as a form of analysis, can present. Studies based on the flow, in the 1930s, of Jewish physicists to the United States, fleeing Nazi Germany,2 or the circulation of knowledge through short courses given in Latin America in the 1940s by scientists...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2020) 50 (3): 217–247.
Published: 28 May 2020
.... Conceptions of mathematics as the epitome of universal knowledge have posed a challenge to historians of science who seek to understand the produc- tion of knowledge as a product of time and place. Historians of mathematics have effectively met this challenge by considering its development in terms of...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2020) 50 (1-2): 183–198.
Published: 02 April 2020
... world can be characterized by three elements that emerge from the ethos of our time: the new role that information plays in human life, biopolitics as a gov- ernance strategy, and the rise of autonomy as a foundational ethical principle. Contemporary society is driven by information, knowledge, and...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2020) 50 (1-2): 129–182.
Published: 02 April 2020
... past and in the future, nearly all of them had one thing in common. They all contained variations on the following phrase: 150 years ago, on February 17, 1869N.S., a pamphlet entitled An Attempt . . . was printed to be circulated among the most distinguished Russian and European chemists of the...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2019) 49 (5): 556–565.
Published: 01 November 2019
..., the ongoing fight for Indigenous Data Sovereignty grapples with the twin pro- blems of a lack of reliable data and information on indigenous peoples and the biopiracy and misuse of their traditional knowledge and cultural heritage. 6 Contextualizing how Indigenous data is preserved and circulated...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2009) 39 (1): 63–103.
Published: 01 February 2009
... knowledge circulation in a European framework, the G-Stack collaboration left a strong heritage for the biggest scientific European institutions and for the reconstruction of Italian physics after the Second World War. ©© 2009 by The Regents of the University of California G-Stack collaboration...
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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 (3): 300–337.
Published: 01 June 2019
.... I show that the concept of fact emerged as part of a historical knowledge tradition, which comprised both human and natural empirical study. Around 1800, parts of this tradition, including the concept of fact, were integrated into the epistemological basis of several emerging disciplines, including...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2019) 49 (3): 241–272.
Published: 01 June 2019
... through attention to labor practices in the groves. A complex legal, technological, and administrative infrastructure facilitated the circulation of citrus fruit across the Mediterranean and into metropolitan France. This nexus of scientific research, economic profit, and racial hierarchy met criticism...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2019) 49 (3): 273–299.
Published: 01 June 2019
... formation in Japanese science. 9 As both a professional discipline and a field of academic inquiry, glaciology did not develop in a vacuum. Rather, like any other branch of science, it grew out of a particular matrix of institutional constraints, political concerns, and knowledge networks that defined the...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2019) 49 (2): 194–225.
Published: 01 April 2019
...- stood is how the circulation of knowledge within this international community enabled multiple versions of the Information Society. This essay reconstructs the historical meanings of the notion algorithmic thinking to highlight the multiple politicized functions of the concept of algorithm and to...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2019) 49 (1): 70–103.
Published: 01 February 2019
... state. In this context, consensus became associated with depersonalized and objective knowledge. As it reinforces the notion of a divide between science and politics, consensus has remained an instrumental part of the relationship between the NRC and its patrons. © 2019 by The Regents of the...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2018) 48 (5): 557–567.
Published: 01 November 2018
... production and circulation, their alignments and misalignments, and above all the different kinds of friction produced by the interaction of these materials and systems.1 Understanding that things called data are embodied and circulate in real, not just metaphorical, ways, opens the history of data to the...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2018) 48 (4): 403–440.
Published: 01 September 2018
... collected on ocean topography would be then integrated into the models of the ocean s density field in order to determine the general circulation of the ocean and its vari- ability51 Economic considerations (such as commercial advantages, e.g., that a better knowledge of the currents would enable in...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2018) 48 (4): 475–525.
Published: 01 September 2018
... Alexander Ostrowski described von Mises s institute in Berlin in the 1920s as the first mathematically serious school of applied mathematics in Germany. He wrote, Von Mises was an extraordinarily dynamic person and at the same time, like Runge, amazingly versatile. He was particularly knowledgeable in...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2018) 48 (3): 380–389.
Published: 01 June 2018
..., Mapping Palestine: How Occupied Landscapes Shape Scientific Knowledge . Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press , 2017 . 336 pp., index. ISBN 978-0262036153 . $35.00 (hardcover). Surekha Davies . Renaissance Ethnography and the Invention of the Human: New Worlds, Maps and Monsters . Cambridge...