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In the Name of Eugenics: Genetics and the Uses of Human HeredityDaniel J. Kevles
Preface, 1995 Preface to the Original Edition I. Francis Galton, Founder of the Faith II. Karl Pearson for Saint Biometrika III. Charles Davenport and the Worship of Great Concepts IV. The GospelExpand
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[Table of Contents to] "The Path to the Double Helix: The Discovery of DNA"
  • R. Olby
  • Chemistry, Computer Science
  • 1994
Originally published in 1974, by the University of Washington Press. Expand
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The path to the double helix
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Origins of Mendelism
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Mendel No Mendelian?
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Companion to The History of Modern Science
The 67 chapters of this book describe and analyse the development of Western science from 1500 to the present day. Divided into two major sections - 'The Study of the History of Science' andExpand
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The understanding of nature. Essays in the philosophy of biology
I / Causes.- II / Three Aspects of Perception.- III / Biology and the Problem of Levels of Reality.- IV / Reducibility: Another Side Issue?.- V / Aristotle and Modern Biology.- VI / Is Genus toExpand
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Eleven references to Mendel before 1900
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The dimensions of scientific controversy: the biometric--Mendelian debate.
  • R. Olby
  • Sociology, Medicine
  • British journal for the history of science
  • 1 September 1989
The increasing attention which has been given to social history of science and to the sociological analysis of scientific activity has resulted in a renewed interest in scientific controversies.Expand
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Scientists and bureaucrats in the establishment of the John Innes horticultural institution under William Bateson
Summary Research in Mendelian heredity was first given permanent institutional support in the U.K. at the John Innes Horticultural Institution. The path by which this was achieved is described. It isExpand
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