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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 ...
Forgotten Clones

Forgotten Clones

The Birth of Cloning and the Biological Revolution

Illuminates the Importance of the Early History of Cloning for the Biosciences

Ingenuity in the Making

Ingenuity in the Making

Matter and Technique in Early Modern Europe

Explores How Early Modern Europeans Experienced Ingenuity as Innate Powers of Matter, Crafty Technique, or a Maker’s Character

Imperial Bodies in London

Imperial Bodies in London

Empire, Mobility, and the Making of British Medicine, 1880–1914

How the Circulation of Tropical Bodies Changed Victorian Understandings of Race, Gender, Disease, and Climate

The Voice of Science

The Voice of Science

British Scientists on the Lecture Circuit in Gilded Age America

How Five Celebrity Scientists Used the Art of Public Speech to Advocate for Science as a Powerful Agent for Cultural Change

The Gray Zones of Medicine

The Gray Zones of Medicine

Healers and History in Latin America

A Relatable, Complex Examination of the History of Health and Healing in Latin America across Five Centuries

The Trinity Circle

The Trinity Circle

Anxiety, Intelligence, and Knowledge Creation in Nineteenth-Century England

Sheds New Light on the Stakes in the Conflict between Religion and the Sciences in the Age of Revolution and Reform

Victorian Science and Imagery

Victorian Science and Imagery

Representation and Knowledge in Nineteenth-Century Visual Culture

An Argument for Art and Science as Practices and Knowledges that Emerge from Shared Epistemologies Rather than Compartmentalized Disciplines

Creativity from the Periphery

Creativity from the Periphery

Trading Zones of Scientific Exchange in Colonial India

Presents A New Way of Looking at Peripheral Scientists and Demonstrates Their Creativity and Impact on the Larger Scientific Community

Far Beyond the Moon

Far Beyond the Moon

A History of Life Support Systems in the Space Age

An Engaging History of the Less Glamorous but Equally Essential Aspects of Space Travel: Sanitation, Food Supply, and Waste Disposal

Explorations in the Icy North

Explorations in the Icy North

How Travel Narratives Shaped Arctic Science in the Nineteenth Century

Reconsidering the Distinction between Scientific Discovery and Travel Writing in International Arctic Explorations

Nature’s Diplomats

Nature’s Diplomats

Science, Internationalism, and Preservation, 1920-1960

A History of Early International Preservationist Groups and the Natures They Sought to Preserve

A Tale of Two Viruses

A Tale of Two Viruses

Parallels in the Research Trajectories of Tumor and Bacterial Viruses

The First Study of Medical Virology to Compare the History of Bacteriophages and Sarcoma Agents, Two Distinct but Equally Important Groups of Viruses

The Correspondence of John Tyndall, Volume 8

The Correspondence of John Tyndall, Volume 8

The Correspondence, June 1862-January 1865

Public Disputes, Tyndall’s Dramatic Mountain Climbing Escapades, Efforts to Promote Science to a Wide Audience, and More

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