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Making History: Sahlins’s Islands

François Hartog

in Regimes of Historicity: Presentism and Experiences of Time

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231163767
eISBN:
9780231538763
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231163767.003.0002
Subject:
History, Historiography

This chapter presents an exercise in “viewing from afar” through the work of anthropologist Marshall Sahlins. Sahlins developed his historical anthropology based on the ethnographic, historical, and ... More


The X Club: Power and Authority in Victorian Science

Ruth Barton

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226551616
eISBN:
9780226551753
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226551753.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This group biography of the X Club follows the nine members from their family and cultural roots, through their early friendships, to their intense lobbying campaigns in the 1860s, and on to their ... More


The X Club 1864–92

Ruth Barton

in The X Club: Power and Authority in Victorian Science

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226551616
eISBN:
9780226551753
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226551753.003.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The nine men of the X Club and the approach and themes of the book are introduced. The members, in birth-order, were George Busk, Joseph Dalton Hooker, Herbert Spencer, John Tyndall, Thomas Henry ... More


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