Articles in science & nature tagged with history

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Graeme Gooday

Alexander Graham Bell and Telecom's Founding Myth

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Steven Shapin

Scientists have discarded the moral authority that previously accrued to their vocation.

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Dave Byrne

The Making of an American Folk Song

Claude S. Fischer

Middle-class Americans have alternatively immersed themselves in and withdrawn from public urban spaces.

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Claude S. Fischer

Social media is only the latest development in a long history of community support.

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Claude S. Fischer

The success of humanitarian appeals  is not a given of human nature. They work because we have come to sympathize with the suffering of others, distant and alien.

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Andrew Blackwell

Toward a realistic world heritage list.

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An interview with Vivian Gornick about the mother of anarchism.

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Sidney W. Mintz

In the aftermath of the devastating 2010 earthquake, an anthropologist reflects on his fieldwork in Haiti fifty years earlier.

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Alex Byrne

Is morality a natural phenomenon?