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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2014) 44 (3): 197–233.
Published: 01 June 2014
... the same time its technical procedures have remained essentially unchanged. KEY WORDS: taxidermy, museum history, natural history displays, nationalism and science, Jose´ Mar ´a Benedito, Luis Benedito, Museo Nacional de Ciencias Naturales (Madrid) Taxidermy, especially as embodied by specimens and...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2020) 50 (3): 217–247.
Published: 28 May 2020
... Mathematical Monthly. | 217 Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences, Vol. 50, Number 3, pps. 217 247. ISSN 1939-1811, electronic ISSN 1939-182X. © 2020 by the Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved. Please direct all requests for permission to photocopy or reproduce article content...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2020) 50 (1-2): 58–66.
Published: 02 April 2020
... nature, the role of wonders, natural history specimen exchange, and technical practices were addressed by Isabelle Charmantier, Mar´ a M. Portuon- do, Michael Bycroft, Tomomi Kinukawa, and Thomas Broman.18 After 2014, with Michael D. Gordin as the new editor and Jacob Darwin Hamblin and Erika Lorraine...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2020) 50 (1-2): 90–128.
Published: 02 April 2020
... of Human Ecology, in Science and Nature: Essays in the History of the Environmental Sciences, ed. Michael Shortland (Oxford: British Society for the History of Science, 1993), 251 83. 19. Ellsworth Huntington, The Pulse of Asia (Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1907), 359. 20. Ibid. 21. Ellsworth...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2020) 50 (1-2): 129–182.
Published: 02 April 2020
... unknown handwritten materials in Mendeleev’s personal archive and the Russian State Historical Archive. This typographical analysis of the first publication of Mendeleev’s periodic table represents a rare and unusual opportunity in the history of science: it gives us the chance to observe how, in the...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2019) 49 (5): 573–584.
Published: 01 November 2019
... *Honorary Research Fellow for the Department of History, University of Wisconsin Madison, and Institute for Advanced Studies in Humanities, University of Queenland; jungureanu@wisc.edu. | 573 Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences, Vol. 49, Number 5, pps. 573 584. ISSN 1939-1811, electronic ISSN 1939...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2019) 49 (5): 556–565.
Published: 01 November 2019
...Theodora Dryer Sarah Igo . The Known Citizen: A History of Privacy in Modern America . Cambridge, MA : Harvard University Press , 2018 . 592 pp., illus., index. ISBN 978-0-6747-3750-1 . $35.00 (hardcover). Rebecca Lemov . Database of Dreams: The Lost Quest to Catalog Humanity...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2019) 49 (5): 504–555.
Published: 01 November 2019
... captured the development of life as a conceptual or metaphysical domain. Second, physiologists, anatomists, and naturalists in the late nineteenth century were dissolving the form-function dichotomy that had structured the disciplinary separation of phys- iology from anatomy, natural history, etc. The...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2019) 49 (3): 300–337.
Published: 01 June 2019
.... Lichtenberg, discipline formation, physics, historiography *Institute for Theoretical Physics Amsterdam, Vossius Center for the History of Humanities and Sciences, University of Amsterdam; Science Park 904, 1098 XH, Amsterdam, The Neth- erlands; s.l.tenhagen@uva.nl 300 | Historical Studies in the Natural...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2019) 49 (1): 41–69.
Published: 01 February 2019
... history problems informed his scientific career as he sought to capture the variations he recognized in the natural populations. He used graphical tools to examine hybridization as an evolutionary mechanism and to use the taxonomic data from these variations to study the underlying genetic forces at work...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2018) 48 (5): 549–556.
Published: 01 November 2018
... Sepkoski, eds., Data Histories,Osiris 32 (2017); Cornelius Borck, ed., Special Issue: Big Data, NTM 25, no. 4 (2017). | 549 Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences, Vol. 48, Number 5, pps. 549 556. ISSN 1939-1811, electronic ISSN 1939-182X. © 2018 by the Regents of the University of California. All...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2018) 48 (5): 648–658.
Published: 01 November 2018
... the concrete context from which they are extracted and to which they always refer back. Consequently, the transition to data science is never complete. This essay is part of a special issue entitled Histories of Data and the Database edited by Soraya de Chadarevian and Theodore M. Porter. © 2018 by...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2018) 48 (4): 536–547.
Published: 01 September 2018
... and the *Department of History, University of California Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA 93106, tyrrell@umail.ucsb.edu 536 | Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences, Vol. 48, Number 4, pps. 536 547. ISSN 1939-1811, electronic ISSN 1939-182X. © 2018 by the Regents of the University of California...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2018) 48 (4): 526–535.
Published: 01 September 2018
... Diagnoses: Prenatal Testing, Women, and Risk . Chicago : University of Chicago Press , 2018 . 352 pp., index. ISBN 022653409X . $37.50 (paper). Robin E. Jensen . Infertility: Tracing the History of a Transformative Term . State College, PA : Penn State University Press , 2016 . 240 pp...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2018) 48 (3): 300–337.
Published: 01 June 2018
... pedagogy and practice of synthetic planning, eliding the role of computing in its development. This article also speaks to fundamental historical questions about the relationship among computing, method-making, artificial intelligence, and scientific thinking.14 Within fields such as natural history and...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2018) 48 (3): 380–389.
Published: 01 June 2018
... : Cambridge University Press , 2016 . 356 pp., index. ISBN 978-1108431828 . $32.99 (paper). Toward an Epistemic History of Political Things: Cartography, Science, and States BY MICHAEL F. MCGOVERN* JESS BIER. Mapping Israel, Mapping Palestine: How Occupied Landscapes Shape Scientific Knowledge...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2018) 48 (3): 338–379.
Published: 01 June 2018
... in Science, Technology and Society, and Department of Physics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA 02139USA, dikaiser@mit.edu; History and Philosophy of Science, University of Sydney, Sydney NSW 2006, Australia, dean.rickles@sydney.edu.au. The following abbreviations and acronyms are...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2018) 48 (3): 259–299.
Published: 01 June 2018
... different (if sometimes mutually recognizable) ways. If exponents of modern mathematical research and pedagogy tend to emphasize settled theories and stabilized innovations, the history of these activities demands a converse emphasis on the variable and ongoing labor required to reconcile techniques and...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2018) 48 (2): 123–179.
Published: 01 April 2018
... that God does not confine himself to observing the unfolding of natural history from afar, but organizes it according to a pure act of will. The universe is the dominion of a supremely intelligent, powerful, and benevolent being and its arrangement is to be ascribed to the counsel and contrivance of...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2018) 48 (1): 1–23.
Published: 01 February 2018
... a failed research program, this paper argues that a number of factors significantly slowed, but did not halt, developments in somatic hybridization research from the 1960s; the technique should therefore be considered a dormant biotechnology. Reconstructing the history of somatic hybridization...