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Nature's Body: Gender in the Making of Modern Science

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Nature's Body: Gender in the Making of Modern Science

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Beacon Press

publication year

1993

description

18th-century natural historians created a peculiar but durable vision of nature, embodying the sexual and racial tensions of that era. Plants were found to reproduce sexually, and great apes were just becoming known. This text uncovers the ways in which assumptions about sex, and race have shaped scientific explanations of nature.

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Katie Arthur

was created by

Schiebinger, Londa

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