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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2011) 41 (1): 41–103.
Published: 01 February 2011
...Snait B. Gissis This paper looks at the conditions of the emergence of "race" as a new scientific category during the eighteenth century, arguing that two modes of discourse and visualization played a significant role: that on society, civility, and civilization——as found principally in the travel...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2011) 41 (1): 104–111.
Published: 01 February 2011
... smell or even precisely what it *Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations, Harvard University, 2 Divinity Ave., Cambridge, MA 02138; dhowell@fas.harvard.edu. HSNS4101_03.indd 104 12/24/10 3:59 PM boo k r e v i ew | 105 was, but if it was not human excrement it was certainly something...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2017) 47 (1): 42–75.
Published: 01 February 2017
...-century notions of civilization and modernity, Argentine scientists and statemakers sought to create a distinctively Argentine science, which would emulate European science in form but also retain a uniquely national character. A small group of influential museum administrators and scientists consciously...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2018) 48 (5): 616–626.
Published: 01 November 2018
... behavioral patterns rightly belong to 33. Colin Koopman, The Algorithm and the Watchtower, The New Inquiry, 9 Sep 2015. 34. Shoshona Zuboff, Big Other: Surveillance Capitalism and the Prospects of an Infor- mation Civilization, Journal of Information Technology 30, no. 1 (2015): 75 89. 35. Mary Madden...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2018) 48 (2): 223–245.
Published: 01 April 2018
.... civil servants saw climate modelling as a modern tool for a new problem. As scientific and political agendas diverged, the director of the Meteorological Office, John Mason, found himself caught between his position as a government employee in a service organization and his responsibility as a...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2020) 50 (3): 217–247.
Published: 28 May 2020
... elections, oppositionist narratives about John Quincy Adams, who had studied at Harvard and elite institutions in Europe, accused him of being an out-of-touch aristocrat a man of books and not a man of action. On the eve of the Civil War, Granville Bascom Hall, who was a farmer, state legislator, and father...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2020) 50 (3): 302–310.
Published: 28 May 2020
... (New York: Oxford University Press, 1995); Zaheer Baber, The Science of Empire: Scientific Knowledge, Civilization, and Colonial Rule in India (Albany: SUNY Press, 1996); Gyan Prakash, Another Reason: Science and the Imagination of Modern India (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1999); Pratik...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2020) 50 (3): 311–322.
Published: 28 May 2020
... advocate that science and religion cannot dialogue with each other,20 while others have demonstrated that a civil debate is possible 19. Harold W. Attridge and Ronald L. Numbers, eds., The Religion and Science Debate: Why Does It Continue? The Terry Lectures Series (New Haven, CT: Yale University Press...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2020) 50 (3): 248–301.
Published: 28 May 2020
...), Vargas appointed Armando Sales as governor of Sa o Paulo. His primary job was to reconstitute the state s administrative apparatus and win back the support of its ruling classes. In this, he was supported by some concessions granted by Vargas himself, like the readmission of federal civil servants from...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2020) 50 (1-2): 90–128.
Published: 02 April 2020
... further reveals the affective registers that characterized interwar environmental thinking: both ecologists expressed a strong faith that their science, regardless of whether it made predictions or merely offered guidance for the future, would ensure the longevity of modern civilizations. If governments...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2020) 50 (1-2): 17–24.
Published: 02 April 2020
... interdependence of the physical-science group with other, non-scientific aspects of modern civilization, in particular with the cultural, political, moral, socio-economic, technological context of the physical sciences.1 By emphasizing these contexts and interrelations, McCormmach hoped to challenge the...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2020) 50 (1-2): 74–80.
Published: 02 April 2020
... interdependence of various research fields and of the broader scientific enterprise with non-scientific aspects of modern civilization, as McCormmach put it in 1969, further point- ing to its cultural, political, moral, socio-economic, [and] technological fea- tures.25 HSNS remains an important outlet for...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2020) 50 (1-2): 199–208.
Published: 02 April 2020
... from Germany after the war for both military and civil applications. The transfer involved inves- tigators from militaries and governments, but also scientists and engineers who worked for various industries and research institutes and whose salaries were privately paid. There are further holes in the...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2019) 49 (5): 556–565.
Published: 01 November 2019
... personal identity and social mediation: restroom surveil- lance as a complement to anti-LGBTQ legislation, the domestic surveillance by the CIA and FBI against civil rights activists, and the midcentury preoc- cupation with psychological surveillance of the internal self. Each of these historically...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2019) 49 (5): 573–584.
Published: 01 November 2019
... collapse of the Soviet Union in the last decade of the twentieth century, religious growth exploded, and with it numer- ous anti-evolutionists movements (166). Likewise, in Greece, with its history of 574 | U NGUREANU dictatorships and civil war, the Greek Orthodox Church, although initially divided over...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2019) 49 (5): 471–503.
Published: 01 November 2019
... the time were those who had fought in the Spanish Civil War the veterans of the Abraham Lincoln Brigade.24 Although the ALB was made up of ideologically driven volunteers who differed markedly from the conscripts of the Second World War, Dollard, showing his behaviorist tilt, reasoned that different...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2019) 49 (4): 420–446.
Published: 01 September 2019
... Tropical Panama, Geographical Review 86, no. 3 (1996): 317 33; Michael Adas, Dominance by Design: Technological Imperatives and America s Civilizing Mission (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2006), 185 97; Paul S. Sutter, Nature s Agents or Agents of Empire? Entomological Workers and...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2019) 49 (4): 351–383.
Published: 01 September 2019
... Kyung Koo, Rice and Nationalism?: Beyond the National Borders, Rice, Life, and Civilization (in Korean) 1 (2008): 238 49. Following Shin Gi-Wook s work on Korean nation- alism, this paper uses the term ethnic nation to translate a Korean word Minjok. Korean his- torians have debated on the proper...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2019) 49 (4): 384–419.
Published: 01 September 2019
... future of civilization, and continued reliance on fossil fuels could not go unchecked. On this point they agreed, but some scientists sought to present the future in accessible and highly communicative graphs that augmented a pessimistic view of the long-term future. Such visual representations of...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2019) 49 (4): 459–469.
Published: 01 September 2019
... Civil Liberties Union, the people of Dayton, and the celebrity lawyers connived to ensure that it would happen (91). The distinct significance of the Scopes Trial, Shapiro submits, is that both sides claimed that their own side held that science and religion were compat- ible while the other side...