Science In The Archives

Author: Lorraine Daston
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 022643253X
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Thoroughly exploring the practices, politics, economics, and potential of the sciences of the archives, this volume reveals the essential historical dimension of the sciences, while also adding a much-needed long-term perspective to ...

Past Present And Future Of Statistical Science

Author: Xihong Lin
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1482204983
Size: 63.70 MB
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The book is not only about statistics and science but also about people and their passion for discovery. Distinguished authors present expository articles on a broad spectrum of topics in statistical education, research, and applications.

Isotopes In The Water Cycle

Author: Pradeep K. Aggarwal
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9781402066719
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Environmental isotope and nuclear techniques provide unmatched insights into the processes governing the water cycle and its variability.

Science For All

Author: Peter J. Bowler
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 0226068668
Size: 79.23 MB
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Peter J. Bowler surveys the books, serial works, magazines, and newspapers published between 1900 and the outbreak of World War II to show that practicing scientists were very active in writing about their work for a general readership.

Science On The Air

Author: Marcel Chotkowski LaFollette
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 0226466957
Size: 70.30 MB
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But these modern series owe much of their success to the pioneering efforts of early-twentieth-century science shows like Adventures in Science and “Our Friend the Atom.” Science on the Air is the fascinating history of the evolution of ...

The Moral Authority Of Nature

Author: Lorraine Daston
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 9780226136820
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The essays also range widely in time and place, from archaic Greece to early twentieth-century China, medieval Europe to contemporary America.

The Case For Books

Author: Robert Darnton
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1586488368
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In this lasting collection of essays, Robert Darnton—an intellectual pioneer in the field of this history of the book—lends unique authority to the life, role, and legacy of the book in society.

Graphic Borders

Author: Frederick Luis Aldama
Publisher: University of Texas Press
ISBN: 1477309152
Size: 34.19 MB
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From the influential work of Los Bros Hernandez in Love & Rockets, to comic strips and political cartoons, to traditional superheroes made nontraditional by means of racial and sexual identity (e.g.

Anthropologies And Futures

Author: Juan Francisco Salazar
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1474264891
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This ground-breaking text is a call for more engaged, interventional and applied anthropologies. It is essential reading for students and researchers in anthropology, sociology, cultural studies, design and research methods.

Climate Change

Author: Marie-Antoinette Méli?res
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118708520
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The whole of Part 4 (Recent evolution in the climate) summarizes the consequences of the recent global warming. The interest here is to illustrate the observed impact on the planet of a global climate change.