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The emergence of genetic rationality : space, time, & information in American biological science, 1870-1920 / Phillip Thurtle.

Author/Creator:
Thurtle, Phillip.
Publication:
Seattle : University of Washington Press, c2007.
Format/Description:
Book
xiii, 381 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Series:
In vivo (Seattle, Wash.)
In vivo
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Subjects:
Genetics -- United States -- History.
Genetics -- Social aspects -- United States.
Genetics -- Economic aspects -- United States.
Medical subjects:
Genetics -- history -- United States.
Capitalism -- United States.
History, 19th Century -- United States.
History, 20th Century -- United States.
Contents:
Middle class mores: Beaufort's bastards
Breeding true: processing a new elite
The political economy of natural history
Homologous networks of exchange: the intersubjective infrastructure of scientific exchange
Categorizing experience: space and time in nineteenth-century natural history
The Pacific Railway survey: the subject in the panoramic mode
Storied pasts
The plot thickens: the political economic dimensions of biological stories
Wandering and narrative
Wandering and inheritance in light of the sensory-motor complex
Writing, goods, and memory
Industrial perspectives: Luther Burbank
Record keeping: a post-hermeneutic means for charting the space of flows.
Notes:
"A Samuel & Althea Stroum book."
Includes bibliographical references (p. 345-366) and index.
ISBN:
9780295987569 (hardback : alk. paper)
0295987561 (hardback : alk. paper)
9780295987507 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0295987502 (pbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC:
145014795