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Title Heredity explored : between public domain and experimental science, 1850-1930 / Staffan Müller-Wille and Christina Brandt, eds
Published Cambridge, MA : MIT Press, [2016]
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Series Transformations : studies in the history of science and technology
Transformations (M.I.T. Press)
Contents From heredity to genetics : political, medical, and agro-industrial contexts / by Staffan Müller-Wille and Christina Brandt -- The bachelor : a case of failed generativity in nineteenth-century literature and science / by Ulrike Vedder -- Eugenics without eugenists? : Anglo-American critiques of cousin marriage in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries / by Diane B. Paul and Hamish G. Spencer -- Asylums of hereditary research in the efficient modern state / by Theodore M. Porter -- The emancipatory power of heredity : anthropological discourse and Jewish integration in Germany, 1892-1935 / by Veronika Lipphardt -- Heredity before genetics / by Hans-Jürg Rheinberger and Staffan Müller-Wille -- Natural selection, regression, and heredity in Darwinian and post-Darwinian evolutionary theory / by Jean Gayon -- Concepts of gender difference in genetics / by Helga Satzinger -- Pure lines as industrial simulacra : a cultural history of genetics from Darwin to Johannsen / by Christophe Bonneuil -- Message in a bottle : the business of vaccines and the nature of heredity after 1880 / by Andrew Mendelsohn -- Clonal patents : a convergence of heredity and invention / by Alain Pottage -- The prenatal : contingencies of procreation and transmission in the nineteenth and early twentieth century / by Caroline Arni -- The hereditary transmission of human pathologies between 1900 and 1940 : the good reasons not to become "Mendelian" / by Jean-Paul Gaudilliüre and Ilana Loewy -- In search of the ideal population : the study of human heredity before and after the Mendelian break / by Bernd Gausemeier -- Revisiting the origin of genetics / by Staffan Müller-Wille and Marsha Richmond -- Transatlantic mutants : evolution, epistemics, and the engineering of variation 1903-1930 / by Luis Campos and Alexander von Schwerin -- "Pure lines" in the laboratory : protozoa as research models in early twentieth century heredity studies / by Christina Brandt and Judy Johns Schloegel
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Genetics -- history.
History, 19th Century.
History, 20th Century.
Genetics -- History -- 19th century
Genetics -- History -- 20th century
Heredity -- History -- 19th century
Heredity -- History -- 20th century
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
Author Brandt, Christina, editor.
Müller-Wille, Staffan, 1964- editor.
ISBN 0262332264