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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2018) 48 (5): 568–580.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Christine Von Oertzen This essay argues that the explosion of visual graphics in nineteenth-century population statistics was closely linked to a shift in statistical epistemologies and practices of data collection. Taking German census statistics as a case in point, I illuminate concepts and...
Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2016) 46 (3): 392–427.
Published: 01 June 2016
... suggest future avenues for the study of the making of physics as a discipline, which consider the canonical role of textbooks in disciplinary formation beyond the Kuhnian paradigm. © 2016 by the Regents of the University of California 2016 nineteenth century physics discipline unification...