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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2015; 452340–347 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2015.45.2.340
Published: 01 April 2015
... . Arming Mother Nature: The Birth of Catastrophic Environmentalism . : Oxford University Press , 2013 . x + 298 pp., index. ISBN 978-0-19-974005-5 . $29.95 (cloth). Edwin A. Martini . Agent Orange: History, Science, and the Politics of Uncertainty . : University of Massachusetts Press , 2012...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2013; 434492–530 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2013.43.4.492
Published: 01 September 2013
... Nevada and Marshall Island test sites, particularly after the Fukuryu Maru (Lucky Dragon) accident in 1954. The public outcry against nuclear testing from this accident, which contaminated nearby inhabited islands with radioactive fallout, resulted in a considerable influx of funding for environmental...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2020; 501-267–73 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2020.50.1-2.67
Published: 02 April 2020
...), ecology (Christophe Masutti), climate model- ing (Matthias Heymann), and volcanology (Matthias Do¨rries). It was part of a turn to global studies in the history of science, dealing with the (im)possi- bilities of earthly politics and environmental governance, and the delicate balance between the global...
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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
..., members of the Hawai‘i astronomy community found themselves grappling with opposition to new telescope projects stemming from the rise of environmental and indigenous rights movements. I argue that the debate over the Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT) can best be understood as an exemplar of “neocolonialist...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2020; 501-225–30 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2020.50.1-2.25
Published: 02 April 2020
... still occupy an important place in the journal, but more studies now branch out to other disciplines such as biological, geological, and environmental sciences (perhaps the name changes also helped and in places outside of the United States and western Europe, e.g., in Asia, Latin America, and Russia...
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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
... 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; 501-250–57 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2020.50.1-2.50
Published: 02 April 2020
... departments; focused on distinct periods, actors, texts, and social relations; and differed, too, in their reactions to challenges posed by social, intellectual, cultural, women s, labor, and environmental history, the history of ideas, STS (Science and Technology Studies), and other pertinent area studies...
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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
.... 20. By which I mean 55 percent of the research articles published in HSNS from 2008 to 2013 (including the inaugural issue) were on biological topics. This includes articles on biomedicine, agriculture, and the biological side of environmental science. It is worth noting that other fields that...
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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
... journal s current offerings, you can find many more: environmentalism, nationalism, colonial- ism, education, bureaucratic administration, among others.17 Given the journal s current orientation to science s heterogeneities, it is no surprise that the engineering sciences are a frequent topic, since...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2012; 42130–61 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2012.42.1.30
Published: 01 February 2012
... during the debates leading up to the enactment of the laws, they became the source of concern on the part of many zoologists, biologists, and ecologists as soon as federal agencies began to implement them. From these scientists’ perspective, certain forms of environmental regulation undermined their...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2010; 4011–47 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2010.40.1.1
Published: 01 February 2010
... techniques traveled from the physical to the biological environmental sciences reveals a great deal about practices in these distinct research communities and their relative professional and institutional standings in the Cold War era. Crucial to appreciating the course of that path is an understanding of...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2015; 453397–446 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2015.45.3.397
Published: 01 June 2015
... environmental investigations. Despite resistance from some of the scientists, local Native American groups, and a number of individuals and organizations in the continental United States, the committee recommended going ahead with Project Chariot as well as with other Plowshare projects conceived on an even...
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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
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2019; 494384–419 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2019.49.4.384
Published: 01 September 2019
... California 2019 climate governance heuristic environmental science advising carbon dioxide Carter Administration GABRIEL HENDERSON* Adhering to the Flashing Yellow Light : Heuristics of Moderation and Carbon Dioxide Politics during the 1970s ABSTRACT During the late 1970s and early 1980s...
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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
... Environmental Change during the Construction of the Panama Canal, Isis 98 (2007): 724 54, particularly 731 33; J. R. McNeill, Mosquito Empires: Ecology and War in the Greater Caribbean, 1620 1914 (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2010), 308 14; Paul S. Sutter, The First Mountain to be Removed : Yellow...
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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
... geography of colonial rule, one that citrus fruit had helped to construct. Agricultural historians, economic historians, and environmental historians have explored the social and economic dimensions of citrus cultivation across the world. There have been studies of citrus in Spain,10 in Palestine,11 and in...
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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
... Engineers: The Politics of International Science, Recreation, and Environmental Change in Twentieth-Century Peru, The Hispanic American Historical Review 92, no. 1 (2012): 107 41. On the relationship in Meiji Japan between mountaineering and scientific calculation, see Andrew Bernstein, Weathering Fuji...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2013; 434531–538 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2013.43.4.531
Published: 01 September 2013
... and risks of nuclear energy. Each, in its own way, charts a route through the nuclear paradox, * Environmental Studies and History, University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, 800 Algoma Blvd., Oshkosh, WI 54901; feldmanj@uwosh.edu. 1. Mark Fiege, The Republic of Nature: An Environmental History of the United...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2019; 492151–193 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2019.49.2.151
Published: 01 April 2019
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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
...). BOOK REV I EW | 111 environmental factors. A major factor, of course, was that physicians could not conduct experiments on pure lines (328) of humans as they could in mice and other plants. This reality left room for ongoing uncertainty and limited interest by physicians, since Mendelization was...