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Science and capitalism entangled histories

Title
Science and capitalism [electronic resource] : entangled histories / edited by Lukas Rieppel, William Deringer, and Eugenia Lean.
ISBN
9780226466132
0226466132
9780226602325
022660232X
Edition
First edition.
Publication
[Chicago, Illinois] : [University Of Chicago Press], [2018]
Physical Description
1 online resource : illustrations.
Local Notes
Access is available to the Yale community.
Notes
Electronic reproduction. Ipswich, MA Available via World Wide Web.
Access and use
Access restricted by licensing agreement.
Other formats
Original
Format
Books / Online
Language
English
Added to Catalog
June 03, 2024
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
Acknowledgments. Introduction : Introduction: the entangled histories of science and capitalism / Luka Rieppel, Eugenia Lean, and William Deringer
Sciences and economies in the scientific revolution: concepts, materials, and commensurable fragments / Harold J. Cook. Entangled infrastructures : Feeding desire: generative environments, meat markets, and the management of sheep intercourse in Great Britain, 1700-1750 / Emily Pawley
Sugar machines and the fragile infrastructure of commodities in the nineteenth century / David Singerman
Starting up biology in China: performance of life at BGI / Hallam Stevens. Entangled calculations : Compound interest corrected: the imaginative mathematics of the financial future in early modern England / William Deringer
Proving future profit: business plans as demonstration devices / Martin Giraudeau
Lies, damned lies, and (bourgeois) statistics: ascertaining social fact in midcentury China and the Soviet Union / Arunabh Ghosh. Entangled ontologies : The microbial production of expertise in Meiji Japan / Victoria Lee
"Safe driving depends on the man at the wheel": psychologists and the subject of auto safety, 1920-55 / Lee Vinsel
Comstock capitalism: the law, the lode, and the science / Paul Lucifer
Organizing the marketplace / Lukas Rieppel
"Scientific crude" for currency: prospecting for specimens in Stalin's Siberia / Julia Fein. Entangled circuits : Making the Chinese copycat: trademarks and recipes in early twentieth-century global science and capitalism / Eugenia Lean
Microbiology and the imperatives of capital in international agro-biodiversity preservation / Courtney Fullilove
Smoke ring: from American tobacco to Japanese data / Sarah Milov. Notes on contributors
Index.
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