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Why Haldane Went to India: Modern Genetics in Quest of Tradition

Francis Zimmermann

in Decolonizing Knowledge: From Development to Dialogue

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198288848
eISBN:
9780191684654
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198288848.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

John Burdone Sandersone Haldane has contributed greatly to science as one of the founders of the mathematical theory of genetics. An advocate of Marxist ideas in science, he served as the Weldon ... More


Animal social networks: general conclusions

Jens Krause, Richard James, Daniel W. Franks, and Darren P. Croft

in Animal Social Networks

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199679041
eISBN:
9780191794094
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199679041.003.0019
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

Although the application of network thinking to the study of animal social systems is not new, it is only in the last decade that the modern approach of the quantitative analysis of social networks ... More


Classing

Dan Bouk

in How Our Days Became Numbered: Risk and the Rise of the Statistical Individual

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226259178
eISBN:
9780226259208
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226259208.003.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter explores the tension that existed in the late nineteenth century between life insurers’ efforts to class individuals into groups and their urge to smooth or average away individual ... More


Changes in Animal Husbandry as a Consequence of Developing Social and Economic Patterns from the Roman Mediterranean Context

Michael MacKinnon

in Ownership and Exploitation of Land and Natural Resources in the Roman World

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780198728924
eISBN:
9780191795831
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198728924.003.0014
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical, World History: BCE to 500CE

Integrating zooarchaeological and ancient literary evidence for animals in Roman antiquity allows a more comprehensive account of livestock change to emerge. Such linkages facilitate understanding of ... More


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