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From Science in the Arctic to Arctic Science: A Transnational Study of Arctic Travel Narratives, 1818-1883
This thesis examines the making and communicating of knowledge about the Arctic from a transnational perspective between 1818 and the First International Polar Year in 1882-83. By examining both well-known and hitherto ...
Potentiating Algae, Modernizing Bioeconomies: Algal Biofuels, Bioenergy Economies, and Built Ecologies in the United States and Turkey
This dissertation is an ethnography of potentiation the labourious processes by which potential is imagined and materialized. It investigates how life scientists and engineers potentiate algae as alternative sustainable ...
Dancing in Chains: A History of Friedrich Nietzsche's Physiological Relativism
This study examines the historical development of Friedrich Nietzsches physiological relativism through a reading of his private and published works as well as several of the periodicals and scientific popularizations with ...