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  • Braitman, Laurel (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2013)
    Beginning in the late 19 th century, changing conceptions of relatedness between people and other animals -- and animals' assumed capacities for, or susceptibilities to, mental or emotional distress-- were influenced by ...
  • Krishnan, Shekhar, Ph. D. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2013)
    The thesis utilises newly available legal and municipal archives to study the historical geography of colonial Bombay through five interlocking themes and periods from 1870-1930. This spans the period between the boom and ...
  • Steingart, Alma (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2011)
    This study investigates the status of mathematical knowledge in mid-century America. It is motivated by questions such as: when did mathematical theories become applicable to a wide range of fields from medicine to the ...
  • Woods, Rebecca J. H. (Rebecca Jane Houghton) (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2011)
    This dissertation explores the relationship between types of livestock and place in the context of Great Britain's expanding agro-pastoral empire. Specifically, it examines how the distribution and circulation of breeds ...
  • Doshi, Peter Nikolai (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2011)
    Over the past decade, the prevention and control of seasonal and pandemic influenza has grown to be one of the largest and most visible public health policies. This dissertation considers contemporary influenza policy as ...
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