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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
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
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
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.