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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2016) 46 (5): 669–709.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Michael J. Barany The geographic reach and international integration of modern mathematics expanded dramatically in the wake of the Second World War. I examine the political and logistical achievement of intercontinental mathematics in this period by following the travels of José Luis Massera of...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2019) 49 (5): 471–503.
Published: 01 November 2019
..., the article centers on the story of one such handbook: John Dollard’s Fear in Battle , a 1943 self-help guide on combat behavior. Produced in the context of efforts to manage the morale of American troops, Fear in Battle then traveled overseas along with volunteers, mercenaries, and special advisors...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2020) 50 (3): 248–301.
Published: 28 May 2020
... in the formation of a scientific identity , which we characterize here as transnational. The methodological recourse to transnationalism is a cornerstone of our analysis, insofar as it was itself an integral part of Wataghin’s career, considering that he made foreign travel a systematic part of his...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2018) 48 (3): 259–299.
Published: 01 June 2018
... reconciled existing ones. Situating distributions in mathematicians’ changing contexts of funding, travel, and publication, especially in connection with the postwar reconstruction of international science, I argue that wordplay and suggestive comparisons—often termed “abuses of language”—helped tie...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2020) 50 (3): 302–310.
Published: 28 May 2020
... Press, 2004); David Arnold, The Tropics and the Traveling Gaze: India, Landscape, and Science, 1800 1856 (Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2006); David Arnold, Everyday Technology: Machines and the Making of India s Modernity (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2013). 304 | F L E E TWOOD...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2020) 50 (3): 217–247.
Published: 28 May 2020
... National, American, or of America in their titles, which would only have been achievable through print. Slow and expensive train travel would have made it difficult for a society member in Texas to attend meetings in New York. Out-of-town members could instead participate by reading the society s...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2020) 50 (1-2): 129–182.
Published: 02 April 2020
.... It is unclear why Mendeleev did not attend the RCS meeting to present his report in person: the official reason given for his absence was that he was travelling outside of Saint Petersburg. The question of whether Mendeleev actually was travelling or whether he had stayed at home as the result of...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2020) 50 (1-2): 90–128.
Published: 02 April 2020
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2019) 49 (5): 573–584.
Published: 01 November 2019
..., books and journals, podcasts, cartoons, radio plays, school curricula, merchandise and apparel, travelling ex- hibitions, and its crown jewel, the Creation Museum (13). As already noted, it is not surprising that the primarily message of Ham and the Museum is not the age of the Earth but a...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2019) 49 (5): 504–555.
Published: 01 November 2019
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2019) 49 (4): 351–383.
Published: 01 September 2019
... the second Korean national independence movement and Koreans, a rice-consumed ethnic nation, must eat Korean rice. 18 With economic prosperity in the 1990s, this popular nationalism encour- aged Koreans to create and consume nationalist cultural products.19 Travel books, novels, essays, and movies...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2019) 49 (4): 420–446.
Published: 01 September 2019
... lesson in efficiency, speeding up interoceanic travel for both people and goods. As President Theo- dore Roosevelt described it, no action we ever took was taken with a higher regard for the standards of honor, of courage, and of efficiency. 23 In this way, an efficient labor force of Martian giants...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2019) 49 (3): 273–299.
Published: 01 June 2019
... were pioneering alpinists, who were simply trying to make sense of the mountainous terrain through which they travelled. This essay accordingly highlights the configurations and contributions of the informal networks of geological inquiry in Meiji Japan: a topic hitherto overlooked by scholarship on...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2019) 49 (3): 241–272.
Published: 01 June 2019
... 37. 252 | C OOPER the IAA educated a generation of agronomists, including Henri Rebour, who succeeded Brichet as director of the Arboriculture Service in Algeria. Rebour s responsibilities at the Arboriculture Service included preparing instructional courses and traveling across Algeria to give...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2019) 49 (3): 300–337.
Published: 01 June 2019
..., Laboratory Life: The Social Construction of Scientific Facts (London: Sage Publications, 1979); Steven Shapin and Simon Schaffer, Leviathan and the Air-pump (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1985). A more recent example is: Peter Howlett and Mary S. Morgan, eds., How Well Do Facts Travel? (New York...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2019) 49 (2): 151–193.
Published: 01 April 2019
... that an expanding universe satisfied the principal terms of relativistic mathematics, and Edwin Hubble had correlated the most reliable measurements of distances to other galaxies and the velocities at which those galaxies were moving away, confirming that the most distant galaxies were travelling away...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2019) 49 (2): 194–225.
Published: 01 April 2019
..., emphasizing his alleged birthplace versus his scholarly workplace at the Abbasid Baghdad.45 So why would Knuth travel from Stanford to Uzbekistan? What was he doing there in the first place? As he himself explained, he had wanted to make the pilgrimage to this place for many years, ever since learning that...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2019) 49 (2): 117–150.
Published: 01 April 2019
... smaller curvature of the track in the upper part allowed Anderson to substantiate the interpretation of the positive electron by adding that the particle was travelling upward, that it had crossed the plate and lost its energy.37 The positive electron travelling upward would have been produced by a...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2019) 49 (2): 226–239.
Published: 01 April 2019
... testify against colleagues, Bohm lost his position at Prince- ton. He moved to Brazil, where he was offered a position at the University of Sa o Paulo, but was unable to travel after U.S. authorities confiscated his passport. Eventually, after obtaining Brazilian citizenship (and consequently losing his...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2010) 40 (1): 1–47.
Published: 01 February 2010
... techniques traveled from the physical to the biological environmental sciences reveals a great deal about practices in these distinct research communities and their relative professional and institutional standings in the Cold War era. Crucial to appreciating the course of that path is an understanding of...