DeVorkin, David H.

Globalizing Polar Science

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Table of contents

1. Introduction: Rise of Global Scientific Inquiry in the International Polar and Geophysical Years
Roger D. Launius, James Rodger Fleming, David H. DeVorkin

Part One. Meanings, Interpretations, and Historiography

2. A Polar Perspective
Michael Aaron Dennis

3. Making Science Global? Coordinated Enterprises in Nineteenth-century Science
Marc Rothenberg

4. Publishing Arctic Science in the Nineteenth Century: The Case of the First International Polar Year
Philip N. Cronenwett

5. Toward the Poles: A Historiography of Scientific Exploration during the International Polar Years and the International Geophysical Year
Roger D. Launius

Part Two. National Case Studies

6. Going Global in Polar Exploration: Nineteenth-century American and British Nationalism and Peacetime Science
Christopher Carter

7. Swedish Polar Policies from the First International Polar Year to the Present
Lisbeth Lewander

8. The Polar Years and Japan
William R. Stevenson

9. China and the International Geophysical Year
Zuoyue Wang, Jiuchen Zhang

Part Three. Networked Personalities and Programs

10. Approaching the Southern Hemisphere: The German Pathway in the Nineteenth Century
Cornelia Lüdecke

11. Sydney Chapman: Dynamo behind the International Geophysical Year
Gregory A. Good

12. Lloyd Berkner and the International Geophysical Year Proposal in Context: With Some Comments on the Implications for the Comité Spéciale de l’Année Géophysique Internationale, CSAGI, Request for Launching Earth Orbiting Satellites
Allan A. Needell

13. Polar and Global Meteorology in the Career of Harry Wexler, 1933–62
James Rodger Fleming

Part Four. National Roles for International Science: Quests and Questions in the International Geophysical Year

14. Science, Environment, and Sovereignty: The International Geophysical Year in the Antarctic Peninsula Region
Adrian Howkins

15. The International Geophysical Year in Antarctica: A Triumph of “Apolitical” Science, Politics, and Peace
Dian Olson Belanger

16. Tracking Diplomacy: The International Geophysical Year and American Scientific and Technical Exchange with East Asia
Teasel Muir-Harmony

17. Geodesy, Time, and the Markowitz Moon Camera Program: An Interwoven International Geophysical Year Story
Steven J. Dick

Part Five. Legacies of Global Science: Space Science, Anthropology, and Earth Science

18. The International Geophysical Year and Planetary Science
Erik M. Conway

19. Polar Politics, Historical Narratives, and Saami Prehistory
Noel D. Broadbent

20. Stratospheric Ozone Depletion and Greenhouse Gases since the International Geophysical Year: F. Sherwood Rowland and the Evolution of Earth Science
Dasan M. Thamattoor

Keywords: History, World History, Global and Transnational History, Social History, US History, Modern History, Popular Science, general, History of Science

Publication year
Palgrave Studies in the History of Science and Technology
Page amount
399 pages
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