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Military Patronage and Hodgson’s Genealogy of State Centralization in Early Modern Eurasia

Pamela Kyle Crossley

in Islam and World History: The Ventures of Marshall Hodgson

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226584645
eISBN:
9780226584812
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226584812.003.0007
Subject:
History, Historiography

Hodgson’s predilection for thinking in abstract, conceptually grounded ways about historical subjects make him profoundly different form other historians. Examples abound in his considerations of ... More


Creating the Gray Area: Scholars, Soldiers, and National Security

Joy Rohde

in Armed with Expertise: The Militarization of American Social Research during the Cold War

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449673
eISBN:
9780801469602
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449673.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the relationship between social science and Cold War militarism. During the Cold War, social scientists hoped to provide the foundations for a successful counterinsurgency ... More


From the End of the World to the Age of the Earth:: The Cold War Development of Isotope Geochemistry at the University of Chicago and Caltech

Matthew Shindell

in Science and Technology in the Global Cold War

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780262027953
eISBN:
9780262326100
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027953.003.0004
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

After World War II, the University of Chicago founded the Institute for Nuclear Studies (later renamed the Fermi Institute), where distinguished Manhattan Project alumni were encouraged to explore ... More


Control of Urban Waqfs in al-Salt, Transjordan

Michael J. Reimer

in Held in Trust: Waqf in the Islamic World

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9789774163937
eISBN:
9781617970924
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774163937.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

As has been amply demonstrated by historians of the Middle East, the institution of waqf was essential to the support of religious and social services from the period of the establishment of military ... More


Adult Swim: How John C. Lilly Got Groovy (and Took the Dolphin with Him), 1958–1968

D. Graham Burnett

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/9780226373072.003.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The notable neurophysiologist John C. Lilly moved from work on macaques to dolphins in the late 1950s, eventually elaborating a research program that placed Tursiops truncatus (the bottlenose ... More


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