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Scots Abroad: The Achievements of Scottish Photographers Around the World

Roddy Simpson

in The Photography of Victorian Scotland

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780748654611
eISBN:
9780748676729
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748654611.003.0006
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter focuses on the achievements of Scottish photographers outside of Scotland. In the Victorian period, Scottish photographers made their mark wherever they went, achieving notable firsts ... More


Blumenbach, Kant, and the “Daring Adventure” of an “Archaeology of Nature”

John H. Zammito

in The Gestation of German Biology: Philosophy and Physiology from Stahl to Schelling

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226520797
eISBN:
9780226520827
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226520827.003.0009
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Blumenbach’s research in the 1780s and 90s concentrated on the historicization of nature, particularly the question of paleontology. He embraced the idea of mass extinctions based on a ... More


Doctor Polio Meets Doctor Polio Meets Doctor Atomic

Suzanne Bourgeois

in Genesis of the Salk Institute: The Epic of Its Founders

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780520276079
eISBN:
9780520956599
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520276079.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Edward Litchfield, the new president of the University of Pittsburgh (Pitt), wanted to raise academic standards, including boosting research. In 1957, the Municipal Hospital was purchased by the ... More


Between the Counterculture and the Corporation: Abraham Maslow and Humanistic Psychology in the 1960s

Nadine Weidman

in Groovy Science: Knowledge, Innovation, and American Counterculture

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780226372884
eISBN:
9780226373072
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226373072.003.0004
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

In the 1960s, the psychologist Abraham Maslow became the public face of humanistic psychology, an interpretation of human nature that he spent decades developing and that stressed the fulfillment of ... More


Science and Silver for the Kammer

in The Disordered Police State: German Cameralism as Science and Practice

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226870205
eISBN:
9780226870229
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226870229.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The staggering amounts of gold and silver pillaged and extracted from the Americas between the fifteenth and nineteenth centuries have worked to obscure the memory of Europe's indigenous silver ... More


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