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The Great Paleolithic War: How Science Forged an Understanding of America's Ice Age Past

David J. Meltzer

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226293226
eISBN:
9780226293363
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226293363.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

In the late 19th and early 20th century the effort to determine when humans first came to North America defined the emerging discipline of American archaeology. It did so not just because some of the ... More


Conclusion

John M. Efron

in Medicine and the German Jews: A History

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300083774
eISBN:
9780300133592
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300083774.003.0009
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This book concludes with a retelling of how the Nazis obliterated the prolonged and intense German Jewish involvement with medicine as part of their war of extermination against European Jewry. ... More


Genesis Redux: Essays in the History and Philosophy of Artificial Life

Jessica Riskin (ed.)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226720807
eISBN:
9780226720838
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226720838.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Since antiquity, philosophers and engineers have tried to take life's measure by reproducing it. Aiming to reenact Creation, at least in part, these experimenters have hoped to understand the links ... More


Natural History and the Victorian Tourist: From Landscapes to Rock-Pools

Aileen Fyfe (ed.)

in Geographies of Nineteenth-Century Science

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226487267
eISBN:
9780226487298
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226487298.003.0015
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter examines the scientific values of tourism guidebooks and handbooks in Victorian England. It shows the connection among locality, textuality and visualization in popular encounters with ... More


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