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Working With Paper

Gendered Practices in the History of Knowledge

Carla Bittel (author) Elaine Leong (author)
Christine von Oertzen (author)

ISBN: 9780822945598

Publication Date: Aug 2019

Format: Hardback

Builds on a growing interest in the materials of science by exploring the gendered uses and meanings of paper tools and technologies, considering how notions of gender impacted paper practices and how paper may have structured knowledge about gender.
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Working with Paper builds on a growing interest in the materials of science by exploring the gendered uses and meanings of paper tools and technologies, considering how notions of gender impacted paper practices and how paper may have structured knowledge about gender. Contributors explore diverse purposes of paper use–from healing to phrenological analysis to census data processing–to reveal both the gendered and material dimensions of knowledge production in Europe and North America over many centuries.
Illustrations 36 black & white illustrations, 16 colour plates
Pages 277
Dimensions 229 x 152
Date Published 30 Aug 2019
Publisher University of Pittsburgh Press
Subject/s European history   History of the Americas   History of science  
Carla Bittel is associate professor of history at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles.

Elaine Leong is a Minerva Research Group Leader at the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science in Berlin.

Christine von Oertzen is senior research scholar in Department II at the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science in Berlin.

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