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The Architecture of Evolution

The Architecture of Evolution

The Science of Form in Twentieth-Century Evolutionary Biology

How the History of Morphology Made the Advent of Evolutionary Developmental Biology Possible

The Dynamics of Science

The Dynamics of Science

Computational Frontiers in History and Philosophy of Science

Provides a Fresh Perspective on What Science Is and How and Why It Changes

The Globalization of Wheat

The Globalization of Wheat

A Critical History of the Green Revolution

Debunks Myths of the Green Revolution with a Long-Awaited Critique of Wide Adaptation

Making Entomologists

Making Entomologists

How Periodicals Shaped Scientific Communities in Nineteenth-Century Britain

Illuminates the Diverse Communities of Victorian Insect Collectors Who Contributed to the Study of Natural History

The Correspondence of John Tyndall, Volume 12

The Correspondence of John Tyndall, Volume 12

The Correspondence, March 1871-May 1872

Letters Showing Tyndall as an Established Man of Science

Seduced by Radium

Seduced by Radium

How Industry Transformed Science in the American Marketplace

Traces the Evolution of Radium from a Scientific Object to a Desirable Commodity

Technocratic Visions

Technocratic Visions

Engineers, Technology, and Society in Mexico

Explores Mexico’s Long History of State-Influenced Engineering

The Correspondence of John Tyndall, Volume 9

The Correspondence of John Tyndall, Volume 9

The Correspondence, February 1865—December 1866

Letters Revealing the Increasing Scope of Tyndall’s Activities

The Correspondence of John Tyndall, Volume 11

The Correspondence of John Tyndall, Volume 11

The Correspondence, January 1869-February 1871

Letters Detailing Highly Productive and Wide-Ranging Research

Imagining the Darwinian Revolution

Imagining the Darwinian Revolution

Historical Narratives of Evolution from the Nineteenth Century to the Present
Edited By Ian Hesketh

Considers the Relationship between the Development of Evolutionary Theory and Its Historical Representations

Psychic Investigators

Psychic Investigators

Anthropology, Modern Spiritualism, and Credible Witnessing in the Late Victorian Age

Examines British Anthropology’s Engagement with the Modern Spiritualist Movement

The Atomic Archipelago

The Atomic Archipelago

US Nuclear Submarines and Technopolitics of Risk in Cold War Italy

The First Systematic Study of Nuclear Expertise in Italy

Ladies of Honor and Merit

Ladies of Honor and Merit

Gender, Useful Knowledge, and Politics in Enlightened Spain

Tells the Unknown Story of How Women Shaped Scientific Culture in Eighteenth-Century Spain

Beyond the Lab and the Field

Beyond the Lab and the Field

Infrastructures as Places of Knowledge Production Since the Late Nineteenth Century

A Much-Needed Study ofInfrastructures and How Technologies of Modernity Enriched Scientific Knowledge

The Correspondence of John Tyndall, Volume 10

The Correspondence of John Tyndall, Volume 10

The Correspondence, January 1867–December 1868
The tenth volume of The Correspondence of John Tyndall spans from January 1867 to December 1868. It begins with Tyndall publicly enmeshed in a controversy that revealed his views on race, politics, and justifiable violence. Further pressure is exerted on him personally by the death of his mother Sarah, and the numerous ...

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