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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 (5): 471–503.
Published: 01 November 2019
... Sexuality, 1879 1943, Journal of the History of Sexuality 22, no. 3 (2013): 426 45. 7. See Mathias Grote, Why Manuals and Handbooks? Why Now History of Knowledge, 2 May 2018, httpshistoryofknowledge.net/2018/05/02/manuals-and-handbooks/. 8. For a review of this literature, see Joanna Bourke, Fear and...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2019) 49 (3): 241–272.
Published: 01 June 2019
... colonialism and imperialism through the lens of biopolitics. See Michel Foucault, Society Must Be Defended : Lectures at the Colle`ge de France, 1975 1976 (New York: Picador, 2003), 239 63; Michel Foucault, History of Sexuality, Volume 1: An Introduction (New York: Random House, 1978), 133 59; David Arnold...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2018) 48 (2): 246–257.
Published: 01 April 2018
... . $30.00 (hardcover). Evelleen Richards . Darwin and the Making of Sexual Selection . Chicago : University of Chicago Press , 2017 . xxxiii + 669 pp., illus., index. ISBN 978-0226436906 . $47.50 (hardcover). Emotional Comfort and Theoretical Necessity: Sex and Gender in the Age of Darwin...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2018) 48 (1): 1–23.
Published: 01 February 2018
... promised not only the ability to study plant cells with newfound clarity, but also to merge these cells through somatic hybridization and bypass the limits of traditional sexual reproduction. 4.Martin Kenney, Biotechnology: The University Industrial Complex (New Haven; London: Yale University Press, 1986...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2017) 47 (5): 653–677.
Published: 01 November 2017
... major scientific discovery on a level with Darwin s theory of evolution by natural selection (which Robin also opposed). In a recent article, Laurent Loison has reconstructed Robin s scientific program and explored the reasons for his opposition to both Schwann s and Virchow s cell theories.2 According...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2017) 47 (1): 1–41.
Published: 01 February 2017
... inquiries on the problem were sketches published in appendices, book reviews, short 1. For the main references, see: Philip Kitcher, Vaulting Ambition: Sociobiology and the Quest for Human Nature (Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1985); Helena Cronin, The Ant and the Peacock: Altruism and Sexual Selection from...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2016) 46 (4): 538–547.
Published: 01 September 2016
... evolutionary controversy. That controversy began in the 1970s with the revival of Darwin s theory of sexual selection by biologists seeking to account for the evolution of sexual reproduction and social behav- ior. The argument that contemporary gender relationships are best understood by their evolutionary...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2016) 46 (4): 528–537.
Published: 01 September 2016
... see him trotting in day after day to talk to Jefferson. Humboldt did and it may in part have been a function of the fact that he was essentially a courtier and knew that he had to suck up to leaders. Perhaps so, perhaps not. But these are the sorts of things that need digging. As does sexual...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2015) 45 (4): 549–576.
Published: 01 September 2015
.... By appealing to science, entrants legitimized their claims. More often than not, such claims were spurious, often consisting of nothing more than thinly veiled expressions of racial and sexual politics.8 Ideas of racial science coursed through the blood of racehorses as much as oxygen and iron...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2015) 45 (2): 273–302.
Published: 01 April 2015
... in heredity included hybridization experiments on animal and plants, followed by animal and plant transplantations to assess hereditary tendencies Color analysis, the study of environmental factors on variations, and the use of birth records to evaluate seasonal sexual activity also took place.37...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2015) 45 (1): 49–84.
Published: 01 February 2015
... there was a physiological cause to homosexuality. I shall be grateful indeed Anomaly professed, if I can interest you in the conjecture that sexual inversion is physiological rather than psychological in its genesis, and that it is a morbid condition possibly identifiable by expert examination of...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2015) 45 (1): 1–13.
Published: 01 February 2015
... and Vinh-Kim Nguyen, Anthropology of Biomedicine (Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell, 2010). 7. Anne Fausto-Sterling, Sexing the Body: Gender Politics and the Construction of Sexuality (New York: Basic Books, 2000), 235 38. 8. Lindee, Moments of Truth (ref. 1); and Susan M. Lindee, Suffering Made Real: American...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2015) 45 (1): 147–173.
Published: 01 February 2015
... included theories of hereditary differences, reproduction control, and anthropometrics. This led to the foundation of the Mexican Society of Puericulture in 1929, which included a section for eugenics devoted to heredity, reproduction-related dis- eases, infantile sexuality, sex education, and birth...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2015) 45 (1): 115–146.
Published: 01 February 2015
... Externalized Retina: Selection andMathematization in the Visual Documentation of Objects in the Life Sciences in Representation in Scientific Practice, ed. S. Michael Lynch and Steve Woolger (Cambridge MA: MIT Press, 1990), 153 86. CHROMOSOME PHOTOGRAPHY | 125 experiments with Tjio was helpful in this respect...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2014) 44 (4): 297–318.
Published: 01 September 2014
.... Those colleagues thus constituted a society that established nature by its own practices. © 2014 by the Regents of the University of California 2014 Charles Darwin classification taxonomy evolution natural selection sexual selection PETER DEAR* Darwin s Sleepwalkers: Naturalists, Nature...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2014) 44 (5): 521–530.
Published: 01 November 2014
... Seuil, 1995). 524 | K E V L E S the individual states, and emphasizing how much the movement was absorbed with issues of sexuality and women s reproductive behavior.4 This scholarship calls for some revision of our prior understandings, includ- ing my own. Eugenics was not the only impetus to...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2014) 44 (5): 503–508.
Published: 01 November 2014
... Vermont Press, 2008); Wendy Kline, Building a Better Race: Gender, Sexuality, and Eugenics from the Turn of the Century to the Baby Boom (Berkeley: University of California Press, 2005); Gregory Dorr, Segregation s Science: Eugenics and Society in Virginia (Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2014) 44 (4): 413–423.
Published: 01 September 2014
...: British Society for the History of Science, 2007). 3. On the plurality of paradigms in science, see also Helen Longino, Studying Human Behavior: How Scientists Investigate Aggression and Sexuality (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2013). 4. Chang deals with the problem of demarcation how to rule out...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2014) 44 (2): 187–195.
Published: 01 April 2014
... Program, 1957–1975 . : Johns Hopkins University Press , 2013 . xii + 229 pp., illus., biblio. essay, index. ISBN 978-1-4214-0788-3 . $35.96 (hardcover). Phil Tiemeyer . Plane Queer: Labor, Sexuality, and AIDS in the History of Male Flight Attendants . : University of California Press , 2013...