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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2019; 493241–272 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2019.49.3.241
Published: 01 June 2019
...Austin R. Cooper The French citrus industry in Algeria grew rapidly in terms of land area and fruit production from the 1930s until Algerian Independence in 1962. This article contends that technical expertise regarding citrus cultivation played a role in colonial control of Algeria’s territory...
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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
...., index. ISBN 978-1-781-44078-0. $99.00 (hardcover). The study of science and technology in India has become a dynamic subfield, capable of offering wide-ranging insights into colonial and postcolonial India, and broader questions of society, culture, power, imagination, modernity, and nation. Exactly how...
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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
... provided a crucial forum for the important development of post- colonial historiography of science. How can you historicize Louis Pasteur without incorporating the tropical diseases of Indochina, or the telegraph without the Indian subcontinent and its production of gutta percha insula- tion? One of the...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2020; 501-241–49 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2020.50.1-2.41
Published: 02 April 2020
... industry, even if they acknowledged that a few scientists e.g., Irving Langmuir, who appeared in Volumes 4 and 6 did work in industrial labs.3 The contributions of figures such as 1. Austin R. Cooper, A Ray of Sunshine on French Tables : Citrus Fruit, Colonial Agronomy, and French Rule in Algeria (1930...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2020; 501-258–66 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2020.50.1-2.58
Published: 02 April 2020
... of themes, including eighteenth-century science. Such diversity was well exemplified by two articles on colonial science and race published in a single issue of the journal by Lewis Pyenson and by Snait B. Gissis, respectively.17 In subsequent volumes questions of the visual represen- tations of...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2011; 4111–40 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2011.41.1.1
Published: 01 February 2011
...Lewis Pyenson Eighteenth-century natural-history illustration in the Dutch East Indies reveals verisimilitude as a goal shared between colonial artists and their counterparts in Europe. Natural-history images more generally exhibit common styles in the world settled and dominated by Europeans...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2016; 465669–709 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2016.46.5.669
Published: 01 November 2016
... these undertakings in the mechanics and ideals of twentieth-century scientific colonialism, development, and modernization. I explain how the seemingly nontechnical bases for such exchanges related to the specific mathematics being taught and researched by accounting for the particular success of...
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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
... gathered in state archives, universities, and other public institutions. Now, historians are moving toward a deeper and more anxious confrontation with the relationships among data, technology, and archival work. This shift aligns with efforts to critically engage the dominant scaffolding of colonial...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2019; 494447–458 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2019.49.4.447
Published: 01 September 2019
... McCulloch referred to these as colony-forming units. By isolating and culturing these cells, Till and McCulloch isolated and cultured the first stem cells in vitro. Laplane agrees that this was a significant moment in stem cell history, since Till and McCulloch s work showed how their isolated cells were...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2019; 494351–383 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2019.49.4.351
Published: 01 September 2019
... attitudes. Farmers and nationalist civic groups considered the gov- ernment s unilateral trade reform of the agriculture sector as the government s submission to the U.S.-led neo-colonial threat. Nationwide protest rallies against the opening of the agriculture market adopted nationalist slogans such as...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2017; 473293–319 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2017.47.3.293
Published: 01 June 2017
... suffer social, legal, and economic setbacks. This essay is part of a special issue entitled THE BONDS OF HISTORY edited by Anita Guerrini. © 2017 by the Regents of the University of California 2017 astronomy Maunakea Thirty Meter Telescope colonialism environmentalism LEANDRA SWANNER...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2019; 493273–299 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2019.49.3.273
Published: 01 June 2019
... Geographical Society (Tokyo chigaku kyo¯kai) was, according to Takeuchi Keiichi, virtually the only geographical society founded in the 19th century in the purely non-Western world. For a treatment of its origins, see Takeuchi Keiichi, Geographical Societies and Colonialism: Comparative Considerations of...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2019; 491104–115 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2019.49.1.104
Published: 01 February 2019
... inherent in human genetics research. TallBear reminds us of the many ways in which genetic genealogies and genomic diversity studies, despite their public appeals highlighting per- sonal knowledge and human unity, are part of long-standing and ongoing racialized and colonializing projects. As each of these...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2018; 484526–535 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2018.48.4.526
Published: 01 September 2018
... measures of fertility control (themselves reproductive technologies) have been used to manage human reproduction in a variety of ways for a very long time. Londa Schiebinger s Plants and Empire, which traces the history of herbal abortifacient use and the lost knowledge of pre-colonial, botanical...
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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
... colonialism and the inherent vices of capitalism, standardization, and modernization had no affection for them. This leads Trautmann to the mournful conclusion, Ours is a world with ever-fewer kings, without war elephants, in which animal power of all kinds is, we may say, on its last legs (331). The...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2018; 484441–474 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2018.48.4.441
Published: 01 September 2018
... the Japanese Empire: Transformation of the Colonial/Metropolitan Environment, 1920 1945, East Asian Science, Technology and Society 1 (2007): 167 81; Iijima Wataru, Mararia to teikoku: Sho- kuminchi igaku to Higashi Ajia no ko¯iki chitsujo [Malaria and empire: Colonial medicine and the East Asian...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2018; 483380–389 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2018.48.3.380
Published: 01 June 2018
... by keeping their maps up to date with the latest travel accounts. These maps were objects for elite contemplation, not navigation, and functioned largely as organizing devices to facilitate comparative analysis by scholars and statesmen with colonial inclina- tions (44, 54). Mapmakers...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2018; 482180–222 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2018.48.2.180
Published: 01 April 2018
.... Upon his return from South America, Troll was offered a professorship (Extraordinarius) in colonial geography in Berlin, in 1930. He got another chance to practice the view from above upon joining, in the summer of 1937, the Nanga Parbat expedition in Kashmir (now in Pakistan) at the invi- tation...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2013; 435589–618 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2013.43.5.589
Published: 01 November 2013
... conduct was alleged to be proper for scholars, in contrast with profit-motivated merchants. The conception of nature as objects of reciprocal gift exchanges also allowed European naturalists to collectively imagine colonial nature as a gift from non-European people and to claim individual rights to own...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2018; 481110–122 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2018.48.1.110
Published: 01 February 2018
... largely predicated on removing indigenous peoples from the landscape and erasing their subsistence practices. In a colonial setting, the U.S. National Park Service dispossessed Natives from ancestral homelands across the American West, such as outlawing Blackfeet Indians from hunting elk and deer within...