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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
... grasp of the landscape. This article compares the view from above as introduced and promoted by geographers Carl Troll and Isaak Zonneveld, with its (problematic) history vis-à-vis a school of ecology, i.e., plant sociology, led by Josias Braun-Blanquet and Reinhold Tüxen. This school’s internal...
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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
... Economy: The Roots of Ecology (San Francisco: Sierra Club Books, 1977), 219 54; Ronald C. Tobey, Saving the Prairies: The Life Cycle of the Founding School of American Plant Ecology, 1895 1955 (Berkeley: University of California Press, 1981), 191 222. 4. These trends were visible while Herbert Hoover...
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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
... Clarke and Caron Chess, Elites and Panic: More to Fear than Fear Itself, Social Forces 87, no. 2 (Dec 2008): 993 1014. 388 | H ENDERSON recent sociological work on the history of American weather forecasting, a lit- erature that reveals the degree to which meteorologists and government officials have...
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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
... cultural and historical origins of Koreans became bestsellers.21 Indigenous (T ojong) ani- mals and plants became matters for public concern, and traditional foods became trendy.22 However, the rise of popular nationalism in the 1990s clashed with social and demographic changes. Under government-led...
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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
... vanguard of the man- agerial revolution in corporate capitalism. 14 My approach to Algerian citrus borrows from historians of science, who have problematized the links between agricultural expertise and new forms of state power. This literature cuts across plant species, from Philip Pauly s cherry trees...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2019; 493300–337 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2019.49.3.300
Published: 01 June 2019
...); Olesko, Coming to Terms (ref. 10); Patrick Anthony, Mining as the Working World of Alexander von Humboldt s Plant Geography and Vertical Cartography, Isis 109, no. 1 (2018): 28 55. 16. On the sciences, see: Andrew Cunningham and Perry Williams, De-Centring the Big Picture : The Origins of Modern...
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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
... its own journal. On October 14, 1905, twelve of the natural historians convened for the Society s thirtieth regular meeting. Takano Takazo¯ took the chair, reporting on a recent plant-hunting foray to To¯-no-dake in the Tanzawa range of hills near Tokyo. After the meeting, Takeda, Takano, and two more...
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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. 2017; 475653–677 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2017.47.5.653
Published: 01 November 2017
... physician who later became the head of the French school of microscopy in the late 1840s.22 As Loison has pointed out, Robin made eclectic choices of empirical materials and explored a wide array of anatomical struc- tures, plant and animal species to account for the diversity of life.23 As we will see...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2017; 475589–601 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2017.47.5.589
Published: 01 November 2017
... conceptions of the cell as the basis of plant and animal organization, Raspail in 1827 and Schwann in 1838. Yet the politically and religiously radical Raspail and the conservative Schwann had virtually nothing else in common. Vienne draws on little-studied scientific works by Raspail (whose political...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2017; 475629–652 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2017.47.5.629
Published: 01 November 2017
...Florence Vienne François-Vincent Raspail (1794–1878) and Theodor Schwann (1810–1882) postulated—in 1827 and 1838, respectively—that plants and animals consist of, and originate from, cells. Whereas Raspail is mainly remembered for his involvement in the revolutions of 1830 and 1848, little is known...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2016; 462207–242 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2016.46.2.207
Published: 01 April 2016
... legislatively as any organization, group, or person who sought to incorporate scientific knowledge of the climate into their decision making. Farmers, for instance, were consid- ered users because they relied on future projections of regional climatic vari- ability to more effectively plan their planting season...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2015; 455805–815 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2015.45.5.805
Published: 01 November 2015
.... Isaac declines to retail these legends. Rather, he demonstrates brilliantly that the results of Henderson s activism, combining scientific philosophy with the case method while fostering cross-disciplinary communication among faculty situated in the interstitial academy, planted the germ of a...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2015; 455641–702 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2015.45.5.641
Published: 01 November 2015
... Lorentz, eds., Vortra¨ge u¨ber die kinetische Theorie der Materie und der Elektrizita¨t (Leipzig: B. G. Teubner, 1914). See also: Arne Schirrmacher, Planting in His Neighbor s Garden: David Hilbert and Early Go¨ttingen Quantum Physics PIP 5, no. 1 (2003): 4 20; Jagdish Mehra and Helmut Rechenberg, The...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2014; 444319–363 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2014.44.4.319
Published: 01 September 2014
... which elements they contained, those derived from plants and animals were soon shown to be composed of just a handful of elements: carbon, hydrogen, oxygen, and nitrogen. This was the context in which accurate, reliable, quantitative analysis of organic substances emerged as a pressing concern, tackled...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2014; 444297–318 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2014.44.4.297
Published: 01 September 2014
... character, in a hierarchy that could be mapped onto the hierarchy of taxonomic categories that typified Linnaeus s widely used or imitated practical systems. Jussieu attempted to encompass a broad array of features so as to avoid a fallible reliance on particular characters of a plant, but as with Cuvier...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2014; 443197–233 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2014.44.3.197
Published: 01 June 2014
... scene, placing the animals in meticulously reproduced naturalistic settings that include the fea- tures characteristic of their surroundings, such as particular plants or rocks, or a leaf-covered forest floor44 Because the relationship between a given animal species and its natural environment is thus...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2013; 435631–641 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2013.43.5.631
Published: 01 November 2013
..., highlighting how different human actors selected plants yielding longer lengths of fiber, and how these plants likely played a role in the varying success of different textile machinery. The example demonstrates that big historical syntheses can be at their most compelling and distinctive in targeted case...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2013; 433281–333 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2013.43.3.281
Published: 01 June 2013
... discipline in the twentieth century, Les Annales, although he was inspired by the sociological speculation of Karl Lamprecht, nevertheless raised his generalizations sui gen- eris. At the hands of Hendrik De Man, Pirenne s original medieval history formed the basis for one of the most significant...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2013; 432162–201 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2013.43.2.162
Published: 01 April 2013
... of American car manufacturing plants in England and Continental Europe, this metrological diversity was eliminated. During the 1920s an industrial inch defined as exactly 25.4 millimeters, emerged as a de facto industrial standard.31 Johansson s master standards for all his gauge manufacture were...