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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. race genetics human biology Aboriginal Australians anthropometry blood grouping hybridity expeditions fieldwork genetic drift...
Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2019) 49 (3): 241–272.
Published: 01 June 2019
... expertise under colonialism and during decolonization. © 2019 by the Regents of the University of California 2019 oranges Algeria biopolitics race economy state-building decolonization AUSTIN R. COOPER* A Ray of Sunshine on French Tables : Citrus Fruit, Colonial Agronomy, and French Rule...
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...