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Genealogy of Popular Science
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Genealogy of Popular Science

From Ancient Ecphrasis to Virtual Reality

Every time has the science communication it deserves. Origins, continuities and transformations of »popular science« analyzed as a recurrent cultural practice.
Material Cultures of Psychiatry
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Material Cultures of Psychiatry
Straitjackets, cribs and binding belts have shaped our ideas of psychiatry in the past. But what do we really know about these and other powerful psychiatric objects?
The Persistence of Technology
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Release date: 2019-11-27

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The Persistence of Technology

Histories of Repair, Reuse and Disposal

Maintenance and repair in modern industries and consumer societies: History up-to-date!
The Construction of Analogy-Based Research Programs
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Release date: 2019-03-12

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The Construction of Analogy-Based Research Programs

The Lock-and-Key Analogy in 20th Century Biochemistry

By reconstructing the history of the lock-and-key analogy in fields of biochemistry and molecular biology, this book reveals new aspects of the mutual interactions between analogy usage, model building and research development.
Wires That Bind
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Release date: 2017-07-03

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Wires That Bind

Nation, Region, and Technology in the Southwestern United States, 1854-1920

Telegraphy and railroads bound the Southwest to the United States in the nineteenth century. They forever redrew lines of race, culture and influence.
Past and Present Energy Societies
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Release date: 2012-05-07

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Past and Present Energy Societies

How Energy Connects Politics, Technologies and Cultures

Abundant, salutary, problematic – energy shapes history. The volume analyzes discourses of energy and their materialization into technical systems, media and consumer practice.
Doing Anthropology in Wartime and War Zones
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Release date: 2010-10-11

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Doing Anthropology in Wartime and War Zones

World War I and the Cultural Sciences in Europe

Anthropology between field research and fire trenches. This volume investigates the hardly recognized cooperation between anthropologists and the military during World War I. An enlightening insight into the dark history of a discipline.

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