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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...
Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2013) 43 (3): 281–333.
Published: 01 June 2013
... bourgeois Europe contributing to this rapid assimilation of revolutionary, intellectual work is examined from the point of view of material culture. Emphasis is placed on Neo-Idealist abstraction in urban decoration and design, with a focus on Oriental carpets, wallpaper, and electrical lighting. Elements...