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A Breed in Any Other Place

Rebecca J. H. Woods

in The Herds Shot Round the World: Native Breeds and the British Empire, c. 1800-1900

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781469634661
eISBN:
9781469634678
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469634661.003.0002
Subject:
History, Environmental History

This chapter explores “native” British breeds within the context of agricultural improvement at the turn of the nineteenth century, arguing that the idea of a native breed arose at the same time and ... More


Genetic Values

Carrie Friese

in Cloning Wild Life: Zoos, Captivity, and the Future of Endangered Animals

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814729083
eISBN:
9780814729090
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814729083.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

This chapter explores how cloning reproduces and sustains the centrality of sex in the biopolitics of the zoo. Focusing on the cloned banteng, it considers the so-called “genetic values” that are so ... More


Epilogue

Charles A. Carpenter

in Bernard Shaw as Artist-Fabian

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034058
eISBN:
9780813038254
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034058.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

When Shaw resigned from the Society's Executive Committee, his tenure as a Fabian activist technically expired in April 1911. Although he departed from the service, Henderson believed that the ... More


California’s Eugenic Landscapes

Alexandra Minna Stern

in Eugenic Nation: Faults and Frontiers of Better Breeding in Modern America

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520285064
eISBN:
9780520960657
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520285064.003.0006
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter discusses the relationship between nature-making and eugenics in California. Eugenicists profoundly shaped California's landscapes. Their approaches to the environment encompassed the ... More


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