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About MethodExperimenters, Snake Venom, and the History of Writing Scientifically

About Method: Experimenters, Snake Venom, and the History of Writing Scientifically

Jutta Schickore

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780226449982
eISBN:
9780226450049
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226450049.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

About Method: Experimenters, Snake Venom, and the History of Writing Scientifically is a long-term history of scientists’ methodological discussions about experimentation in the life sciences. It ... More

Backpack AmbassadorsHow Youth Travel Integrated Europe

Backpack Ambassadors: How Youth Travel Integrated Europe

Richard Ivan Jobs

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780226438979
eISBN:
9780226439020
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226439020.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book emphasizes European integration as a fundamentally social and cultural process in addition to a political and economic one by studying the practice of travel and tourism by the young and ... More

Biological IndividualityIntegrating Scientific, Philosophical, and Historical Perspectives

Biological Individuality: Integrating Scientific, Philosophical, and Historical Perspectives

Scott Lidgard and Lynn K. Nyhart (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780226446318
eISBN:
9780226446592
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226446592.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This book provides an interdisciplinary exploration of biological individuality, by identifying leading and less familiar perceptions of individuality, what they are good for, and in what contexts. ... More

The Myth of DisenchantmentMagic, Modernity, and the Birth of the Human Sciences

The Myth of Disenchantment: Magic, Modernity, and the Birth of the Human Sciences

Jason A. Josephson-Storm

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780226403229
eISBN:
9780226403533
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226403533.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

A great many theorists have argued that the defining feature of modernity is that people no longer believe in spirits, myths, or magic. Josephson-Storm argues that as broad cultural history goes, ... More

Power without VictoryWoodrow Wilson and the American Internationalist Experiment

Power without Victory: Woodrow Wilson and the American Internationalist Experiment

Trygve Throntveit

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780226459875
eISBN:
9780226460079
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226460079.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

For decades, Woodrow Wilson has been remembered as either a paternalistic liberal or reactionary conservative at home and as a naïve idealist or cynical imperialist abroad. He won two US elections by ... More

The Refracted MuseLiterature and Optics in Early Modern Spain

The Refracted Muse: Literature and Optics in Early Modern Spain

Enrique Garciá Santo-Tomás

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780226376462
eISBN:
9780226465876
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226465876.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The Refracted Muse: Literature and Optics in Early Modern Spain traces the arrival of Galileo Galilei’s telescope in Madrid in 1610, and its impact on 17th-century Spanish fiction. It examines a ... More

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