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2006

Jennifer Tucker

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The Historian, The Picture, And The Archive, Jennifer Tucker Feb 2006

The Historian, The Picture, And The Archive, Jennifer Tucker

Jennifer Tucker

One of the persistent features of historical writing about the sciences in the last twenty years has been the concern of a number of historians who insist on the need for a new awareness of the role of visual images and image making. The author believes that, rather than reducing the analysis of visual culture to a single set of principles, the point of the academic study of scientific images is the recognition of their heterogeneity, the different circumstances of their production, and the variety of cultural and social functions they serve. This essay challenges historians to discover new ways ...


Gender And Genre In Scientific Photography, Jennifer Tucker Dec 2005

Gender And Genre In Scientific Photography, Jennifer Tucker

Jennifer Tucker

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