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The importance of place : a history of genetics in 1930s Britain.

@inproceedings{Marie2004TheIO,
  title={The importance of place : a history of genetics in 1930s Britain.},
  author={J. Marie},
  year={2004}
}
My thesis develops the concept of 'settings' for genetics research in 1930s Britain. It shows that settings were associated with stable 'types' of genetics. I establish what these types were and how they remained stable by comparing three characteristics of genetics (funding, research organism, problem choice) at two locations in different settings. I begin by showing that the Department of Zoology/Biometry (DoZ/B) and the Institute of Animal Genetics (IAG) exemplified locations in two of the… Expand
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