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Reading Darwin in Arabic, 1860-1950

Marwa Elshakry

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226001302
eISBN:
9780226001449
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226001449.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This book looks at the variety of ways Darwin was read in Arabic from the late 1860s to the mid-twentieth century, providing a close textual, political and institutional analysis of responses to his ... More


Save the Males!

Sarah S. Richardson

in Sex Itself: The Search for Male and Female in the Human Genome

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226084688
eISBN:
9780226084718
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226084718.003.0008
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Bringing about sweeping transformations in cultural gender roles and expectations, the feminist movement has also changed the backdrop of conventional ideas about gender. This cultural change now ... More


Artificial Tetraploidy

Helen Anne Curry

in Evolution Made to Order: Plant Breeding and Technological Innovation in Twentieth-Century America

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226390086
eISBN:
9780226390116
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226390116.003.0007
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter, which opens Part 2, explains the longstanding interest of plant biologists in the phenomenon of chromosome doubling and charts their earliest efforts to find a tool that would produce ... More


Evolution and the Eastern Question

Marwa Elshakry

in Reading Darwin in Arabic, 1860-1950

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226001302
eISBN:
9780226001449
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226001449.003.0003
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Following Al-Muqtataf’s move to Cairo after the British occupation in 1882-83, this chapter examines how the journal focused increasingly on discussions of social evolutionary thought and on ... More


Materialism and Its Critics

Marwa Elshakry

in Reading Darwin in Arabic, 1860-1950

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226001302
eISBN:
9780226001449
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226001449.003.0004
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter examines one of the earliest and most controversial Arab evolutionary materialists, Shibli Shumayil. A Syrian Protestant College graduate and close colleague of the Muqtataf group, ... More


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