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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2018) 10 (1): 20–39.
Published: 01 May 2018
... totalitarianism Soviet science In 2016, an unnamed German group, posing under a pseudonym, presented a conference paper about German Democratic Republic (GDR) military dogs’ experiences of totalitarianism. They published the paper in the journal Totalitarianism and Democracy , and then they went public...
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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2017) 9 (2): 359–377.
Published: 01 November 2017
... lagging behind the Soviet Union’s space-related achievements. With President Kennedy’s 1961 vow to land an American astronaut on the moon by the end of the decade, NASA amplified its operations across nearly every aspect of space travel–related research. In the bioregenerative systems context, NASA...
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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2017) 9 (2): 378–397.
Published: 01 November 2017
... they only focus on those entities that are traditionally defined as “alive.” And these limitations become more obvious as soon as you consider things at the planetary scale. Two early twentieth-century authors who are still sparking debate in astrobiology are the Soviet physicist Sergey Ivanovich...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2014) 5 (1): 155–170.
Published: 01 May 2014
... mediation can now take place only in virtual environments such as those of Google Earth and advanced climate modeling systems. I analyze the work of Soviet biologist Evgeni Shepelev as a starting point for this form of planetary mediation and discuss the multimedia installation The Place Where You Go to...
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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2016) 8 (2): 196–214.
Published: 01 November 2016
...?” Cetaceans’ ability to sonically determine “prey” appeared stunningly comparable to navy efforts to identify Soviet submarines. Listening to echolocation marked an evolution in the acoustemology of naval cetacean research. It elevated the significance of cetacean sound production and enriched the analogy...
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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2017) 9 (2): 300–308.
Published: 01 November 2017
... the African-American Women Who Helped Win the Space Race . New York : Morrow , 2016 . Siddiqi Azif Asam . The Red Rockets’ Glare: Spaceflight and the Soviet imagination, 1857–1957 . New York : Cambridge University Press , 2010 . Slusser George E. , and Rabkin Erica , eds...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2016) 7 (1): 89–105.
Published: 01 May 2016
.... 8 As Manhattan Project physicist Niels Bohr predicted in 1939, making the bomb had successfully “turned the United States into one huge factory.” 9 Indeed, by the time the Soviet Union formally dissolved in 1991, the U.S. nuclear complex occupied 3,300 square miles of land and had created...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2014) 5 (1): 171–201.
Published: 01 May 2014
... heralded its triumph over the Soviet Union in the space race. 15 Moreover, as both a “dazzling offshoot” of the twentieth century's most destructive militarist impulses and a consumer icon appropriated by cyber-optimistic hippies and reproduced on countless t-shirts, coffee mugs, tote bags, and...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2019) 11 (1): 108–136.
Published: 01 May 2019
... World War II and its successful mobilizing of a huge concerted scientific and political effort to create the atomic bomb. For the Nixon administration, the “war” metaphor also resonated with President Kennedy’s Cold War project, launched in 1961, to put a man on the Moon before the Soviet Union. Since...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2019) 11 (1): 137–151.
Published: 01 May 2019
... one half of her story. During the Second World War, northern Norway had been occupied by the German army. In October 1944, as the occupying German forces fled west from the advancing Soviet army, the Reich had ordered the implementation of a “scorched earth” strategy. Houses were to be burned...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2012) 1 (1): 7–21.
Published: 01 May 2012
...—industry and agribusiness are quite evidently the culprits. It is rather that the conditions of possibility for industry and agribusiness—whether they are Soviet or capitalist in their economic form—are the deep background for the emergency in which we now find ourselves. Such deep time thinking is...