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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2016) 46 (4): 490–527.
Published: 01 September 2016
... been often quoted but rarely analyzed. I argue here that they provide a means for following Darwin’s thought as he grappled with contemporary ethnological evidence that seemed—if today’s “savages” were to be taken as models for primeval humans—to work against his theory of sexual selection as it...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2019) 49 (3): 300–337.
Published: 01 June 2019
..., see: Justin Stagl, Rationalism and Irrationalism in Early German Ethnology: The Controversy between Schlo¨zer and Herder, 1772/73, Anthropos, 93, no. 4 (1998): 521 36. 56. Schlo¨zer, Vorstellung, vol. 2 (ref. 42), 384. 57. Beiser, Historicist Tradition (ref. 13), 98 166. 58. As quoted by Peters...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2017) 47 (2): 164–199.
Published: 01 April 2017
... years exploring the Arctic and locating an uncontaminated race of blond Eskimos the Canadian-born and Harvard-trained anthropologist Vilhja´lmur Stefa´nsson confidently approached leading American scientific institutions with a plan. If they would fund it, he would move beyond ethnology and lead...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2017) 47 (1): 42–75.
Published: 01 February 2017
...); Conn,Museums and American Intellectual Life (ref. 2); Flora E. S. Kaplan, ed. Museums and the Making of Ourselves The Role of Objects in National Identity (London: Leicester University Press, 1994); H. Glenn Penny, Objects of Culture: Ethnology and Ethnographic Museums in Imperial Germany (Chapel...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2013) 43 (1): 113–119.
Published: 01 February 2013
... use of the drama, romance, and popular appeal produced by the geographical exploration of distant places. Tilley high- lights the significance of the science of geography in efforts to map, measure, and manage African natural history and ethnology. In particular, her chapter on the importance of...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2012) 42 (4): 329–339.
Published: 01 September 2012
... from legitimate ethnological literature (albeit in unorthodox ways), emulating the naturalists form, if not their content. Naturalists shaped the democracy of facts, even as they could not control it. Naturalists shape Lewis s study as well. Though Lewis emphasizes his com- mitment to finding the...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2011) 41 (1): 41–103.
Published: 01 February 2011
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2010) 40 (1): 136–147.
Published: 01 February 2010
...: Discipline and Practice in the Königsberg Seminar for Physics (Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1991). 6. H. Glenn Penny, Objects of Culture: Ethnology and Ethnographic Museums in Imperial Germany (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2002); Andrew Zimmerman, Anthro- pology and Antihumanism in...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2008) 38 (1): 77–108.
Published: 01 February 2008
... Chicago Press, 1963; original French ed., 1903); Brent Berlin, Ethnological Classification: Principles of Categorization of Plants and Animals in Traditional Societies (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1992); Eugene Hunn, The Utilitarian Factor in Folk Biological Classification, American...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2004) 35 (1): 161–174.
Published: 01 September 2004
... of Jefferson s scientific pursuits, Bedini the- matically documents Jefferson s vast and comprehensive interest in surveying, meteorology, astronomy, nature, ethnology, health and medicine, paleontology, exploration and discovery, inventions, botany, horology, architecture, agriculture, and the...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2000) 30 (2): 27757841.
Published: 01 January 2000
.... CA encompasses the full range of anthropological writing and research on human cultures and on the human and other primate species. Communicating across the subfields, the journal features articles in a wide variety of areas, including social, cultural, and physical anthropology as well as ethnology...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (1999) 30 (1): 1–47.
Published: 01 January 1999
... of his stature, was now invited to introduce.42 One such occasion is of particular interest. In 1938 the International Congress of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences held its sec ond conference in Denmark, and Bohr was asked to lecture at this event in Kronborg Castle?of Hamlet fame?in the...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (1996) 27 (1): 177–196.
Published: 01 January 1996
... the account is of limited value, based as it is largely on anecdotal data gathered over a narrow time frame (apparently the mid to late 1980s). However, the ethnological method seems especially well suited to understanding the competing ways in which groups of actors attempt to (re)construct the...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (1990) 20 (2): 265–311.
Published: 01 January 1990
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (1986) 16 (2): 371–377.
Published: 01 January 1986
... keeping, chemistry, exploration and ethnology, electron ics, geology, medicine, mining, physics, radar, the Sierra Club, viticul ture, and zoology. The useful index by subject runs almost 30 pages of small, double column print. It is preceded by a list of 150 interviews of important scientists...