Placing Outer Space

Author: Lisa Messeri
Publisher: Duke University Press
ISBN: 0822373912
Size: 19.48 MB
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In Placing Outer Space Lisa Messeri traces how the place-making practices of planetary scientists transform the void of space into a cosmos filled with worlds that can be known and explored.

How Climate Change Comes To Matter

Author: Candis Callison
Publisher: Duke University Press
ISBN: 0822376067
Size: 75.57 MB
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In this innovative ethnography, Candis Callison examines the initiatives of social and professional groups as they encourage diverse American publics to care about climate change.

Seeing Like A Rover

Author: Janet Vertesi
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 022615601X
Size: 20.35 MB
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With Seeing Like a Rover, Janet Vertesi takes us behind the scenes to reveal the work that goes into creating our knowledge of Mars.

Right Stuff Wrong Sex

Author: Margaret A. Weitekamp
Publisher: JHU Press
ISBN: 9780801879944
Size: 11.16 MB
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This is the definitive historical look at NASA's efforts to recruit women astronauts.

The Anti Witch

Author: Jeanne Favret-Saada
ISBN: 9780990505044
Size: 72.58 MB
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This first English edition (translated by anthropologist Matthew Carey) presents a synthesis of ethnographic theory and psychoanalytic revelation, wherein the line between researcher and researched is blurred if not erased.

The Future Of Nostalgia

Author: Svetlana Boym
Publisher: Basic Books
ISBN: 0786724870
Size: 28.93 MB
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Combining personal memoir, philosophical essay, and historical analysis, Svetlana Boym explores the spaces of collective nostalgia that connect national biography and personal self-fashioning in the twenty-first century.

Simians Cyborgs And Women

Author: Donna Haraway
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135964769
Size: 23.60 MB
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Throughout this book, Haraway analyzes accounts, narratives, and stories of the creation of nature, living organisms, and cyborgs.

Astronomy And Mathematics In Ancient China

Author: Christopher Cullen
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521035378
Size: 75.94 MB
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This is a study and translation of the Zhou bi suan jing, a Chinese work on astronomy and mathematics that reached its final form around the first century AD. The author provides the first easily accessible introduction to the developing ...

The Birthday Of The World

Author: Ursula K. Le Guin
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 9780061803925
Size: 63.36 MB
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The seventh, title story was hailed by Publishers Weekly as "remarkable . . . a standout." The final offering in the collection, Paradises Lost, is a mesmerizing novella of space exploration and the pursuit of happiness.

Poetic Inquiry

Author: M. Prendergast
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" This groundbreaking collection will mark new territories in qualitative research and interpretive inquiry practices at an international level.