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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2019) 49 (4): 351–383.
Published: 01 September 2019
... genetic history studies, has flourished, engaging with diverse politics of social identity and national belonging across the globe. Previous scholars have stated that a distinct feature of genetic history studies is the globalized research and commercial network enabled by technological innovations and...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2016) 46 (5): 556–591.
Published: 01 November 2016
.... Courant’s participation with the National Academy of Sciences interacademy exchange program at the end of his career highlights his ideologies about the mathematics discipline, the international mathematics community, and the political role mathematicians could play in contributing to international peace...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2014) 44 (3): 197–233.
Published: 01 June 2014
..., with their foundations in the scientific work of the museum s zoologists, and aimed at a broad, educated public, at a time of widespread political effort to reinvigorate Spanish society. Indeed, efforts to regenerate a troubled Spanish national identity and to promote science and education as drivers...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2015) 45 (4): 577–609.
Published: 01 September 2015
... importantly, the development of explicit policies to guide research were a prime focus. These formalized strategies for pursuing two parallel types of research generated some internal conflict, but also helped form a common scientific identity among personnel. There were concerted efforts to disseminate...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2020) 50 (4): 340–363.
Published: 23 September 2020
... . . . by developing intellectual life and by serving as the meeting point for other nations. 20 Already, the con- struction of Belgium s identity hinged, with lasting consequences, on its self- perception as a center for international relations.21 Belgium s economic and political situation was, however...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2020) 50 (4): 323–339.
Published: 23 September 2020
... new knowledge and social and political order.35 So, the cross- boundary dialogue between scientists and diplomats defines and changes the administration of international affairs in ways that affect power relations within and among nations. The articles in this collection pave the way to the further...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2020) 50 (4): 456–481.
Published: 23 September 2020
... environmental cooperation. This outcome can be explained if we take the environmental and ecological turn that arose during the Cold War as being intertwined with political concerns and national interests in both the US and the USSR. Security, scientific diplomacy, and geopolitical issues limited East-West...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2020) 50 (3): 248–301.
Published: 28 May 2020
.... Transnationalism is a framework that takes the analysis through national bor- ders, allowing us to perceive the social (political, economic, artistic, scientific, etc.) 5. The bibliography on the topic is extensive. Some classical references include: Ernest Gellner, Nations and Nationalism (New York: Cornell...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2020) 50 (3): 217–247.
Published: 28 May 2020
... nineteenth century when a professional mathematics community was taking shape in the United States, and its leaders were becoming increasingly focused on “modern,” abstract forms of research. By marshalling a variety of cultural tropes tied to self-making, physical labor, rural identity, and manhood...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2020) 50 (1-2): 209–216.
Published: 02 April 2020
..., risk-taking identity and enjoyed sufficient success in obtaining defense contracts to contribute to the nuclear weapon stockpile and justify its continued existence. Then came the period through 1988, when work on the stockpile levelled off as operation of the national laboratories switched from the...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2020) 50 (1-2): 58–66.
Published: 02 April 2020
... of the links connecting electricity and a set of phenomena that eighteenth-century natural philosophers called phosphorus, and Geoffrey Sutton s essay on The Politics of Science in Early Napoleonic France: The Case of the Voltaic Pile. 7 In 1986, the title of the journal was changed to include...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2020) 50 (1-2): 129–182.
Published: 02 April 2020
...; MMA, Dmitrii Mendeleev Museum-Archive, St. Petersburg; NLR, National Library of Russia, St. Petersburg; O.S./N.S., distinguishes the Julian (Old Style) from Gregorian (New Style) calendar; RCS, Russian Chemical Society, St. Petersburg; RSHA, Russian State Historical Archive, St. Petersburg. | 129...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2019) 49 (5): 556–565.
Published: 01 November 2019
... that describes part of the surveillance society. The prehistory of surveillance society follows directly from settler colonial surveys of land and people, and it has technical and political ties to the surveillance BOOK REV I EWS | 557 of slave economies that were formulated into graphs and charts...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2019) 49 (5): 471–503.
Published: 01 November 2019
... ethnic conflicts that heralded the postwar era.2 1. The war that erupted in the British mandate of Palestine in Nov 1947, following the United Nations decision on partition, is known by different names, all of which are politically fraught. In Israel, the war is remembered as its War of Independence. In...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2019) 49 (5): 504–555.
Published: 01 November 2019
...Daniel Liu Since the early nineteenth century, a membrane or wall has been central to the cell’s identity as the elementary unit of life. Yet the literally and metaphorically marginal status of the cell membrane made it the site of clashes over the definition of life and the proper way to study it...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2019) 49 (4): 420–446.
Published: 01 September 2019
... Commission, John F. Wallace (1852–1921). The third section further explores the political rhetoric of the canal debate by comparing the public identities of Theodore Roosevelt (1858–1919) and Percival Lowell (1855–1916), both champions of their respective canal intrigues. This comparison reveals the Martian...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2019) 49 (3): 241–272.
Published: 01 June 2019
... Identities 6, no. 1 (Apr 2005): 49 73. 19. On the political function of civil status in French Algeria, see Todd Shepherd, The Invention of Decolonization: The Algerian War and the Remaking of France (Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2008), 19 54. See also Patrick Weil,How to Be French: Nationality in...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2019) 49 (3): 300–337.
Published: 01 June 2019
... Göttingen in the late eighteenth century, by focusing on universal historian August Ludwig Schlözer and the experimentalist Georg Christoph Lichtenberg. In a time of scientific and political revolutions, they regarded facts as eternal knowledge, contrasting them with short-lived theories and speculations...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2010) 40 (4): 532–568.
Published: 01 November 2010
..., 75005 Paris, France; Frederic.thomas@ird.fr. The following abbreviations are used: AN, Archives Nationales, Paris; AN CAC, Archives Nationales, Centre des Archives Contemporaines, Fontainebleau; CTPS, Comité Technique Permanent de la Sélection (Plant Breeding Standing Committee); GNIS, Groupement...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2019) 49 (2): 194–225.
Published: 01 April 2019
... nation-state, with approaches from Critical Algorithm Studies, to question the algorithm’s role in the global “computer revolution.” It traces the algorithm’s trajectory across several geographical, political, and discursive spaces to argue that its mutable cultural valences made the algorithm a...