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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2021) 51 (3): 285–329.
Published: 01 June 2021
... spacecraft environments? To judge their improvement, Balke, an expert in the nascent field of space medicine, compared their performance not with military test-pilots, but with high-altitude Indigenous people he had studied in the Peruvian Andes. This article expands discussions of race in space history...
Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2020) 50 (5): 498–524.
Published: 23 November 2020
... of dispossession and exploitation. This essay is part of a special issue entitled Pacific Biologies: How Humans Become Genetic , edited by Warwick Anderson and M. Susan Lindee. © 2020 by the Regents of the University of California 2020 race genetics human biology Aboriginal Australians anthropometry...
Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2019) 49 (3): 241–272.
Published: 01 June 2019
... and tensions regarding Algeria s future. Citrus place in scientific, technological, and eco- nomic changes in twentieth-century Algeria illuminates the politics of technical exper- tise under colonialism and during decolonization. KEY WORDS: oranges, Algeria, biopolitics, race, economy, state-building...
Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2016) 46 (4): 490–527.
Published: 01 September 2016
... and 1871, focusing on those texts that Darwin deemed most problematic for his arguments. Second, and as a result, to better specify Darwin’s views on race by comparing him not to his opponents, but to his like-minded peers, a group I term “liberal racialists.” Third, to explore the utility of what I term...
Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2011) 41 (1): 41–103.
Published: 01 February 2011
...Snait B. Gissis This paper looks at the conditions of the emergence of "race" as a new scientific category during the eighteenth century, arguing that two modes of discourse and visualization played a significant role: that on society, civility, and civilization——as found principally in the travel...