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Science in the archives : pasts, presents, futures / edited by Lorraine Daston.

Contributor(s): Daston, Lorraine, 1951- [editor].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Chicago, Illinois ; London : The University of Chicago Press, c2017Description: viii, 397 pages : illustrations, facsimiles, map, portraits ; 24 centimetres.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeSubject(s): Scientific archives | Scientific archives -- History | Science -- History
Contents:
Introduction: third nature / Lorraine Daston -- Astronomy after the deluge / Florence Hsia -- The earth as archive: contingency, narrative, and the history of life / David Sepkoski -- Empiricism in the library: medicine's case histories / Andrew Mendelsohn -- Archiving scientific ideas in Greco-Roman antiquity / Liba Taub -- Ancient history in the age of archival research / Suzanne Marchand -- The immortal archive: nineteenth-century science imagines the future / Lorraine Daston -- The "data deluge": turning private data into public archives / Bruno J. Strasser -- Evolutionary genetics and the politics of the human archive / Cathy Gere -- Montage and metamorphosis: climatological data archiving and the U.S. National Climate Program / Vladimir Janković -- Archives-of-self: the vicissitudes of time and self in a technologically determinist future / Rebecca Lemov -- An archive of words / Daniel Rosenberg -- Querying the archive: data mining from Apriori to Pagerank / Matthew L. Jones -- Epilogue: the time of the archive / Lorraine Daston.
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Science & Technology Studies Collection 930.25 SCIENCE (Browse shelf) Not For Loan 2402284025

Includes bibliographical references (pages 335-379) and index.

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