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Knowing global environments : new historical perspectives on the field sciences / edited by Jeremy Vetter.

Contributor(s): Vetter, Jeremy, 1975- [editor].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Studies in modern science, technology, and the environment: Publisher: New Brunswick, New Jersey ; London : Rutgers University Press, c2011Description: x, 263 pages : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 24 centimetres.ISBN: 9780813548753 (hardcover : alk. paper); 0813548756 (hardcover : alk. paper).Subject(s): Science -- Fieldwork -- History | Science -- History
Contents:
From the oceans to the mountains : spatial science in an age of empire / Michael S. Reidy -- Emigrants and pioneers : Moritz Wagner's "law of migration" in context / Lynn K. Nyhart -- Negotiating the agricultural frontier in nineteenth-century southern Ohio archaeology / J. Conor Burns -- Managing monocultures : coffee, the coffee rust, and the science of working landscapes / Stuart McCook -- Rocky Mountain high science : teaching, research, and nature at field stations / Jeremy Vetter -- On the trail of the ivory-bill : field science, local knowledge, and the struggle to save endangered species / Mark V. Barrow Jr. -- Playing by and on and under the sea : the importance of play for knowing the ocean / Helen M. Rozwadowski -- Planetary-scale field work : Harry Wexler on the possibilities of ozone depletion and climate control / James Rodger Fleming -- History of field science : trends and prospects / Robert E. Kohler.
List(s) this item appears in: Dana Research Centre and Library - New acquisitions - December 2019
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Science & Technology Studies Collection 55:93 KNOWING (Browse shelf) Available 2402387053

Includes bibliographical references and index.

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