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Geison, Gerald L. 1943-

Overview
Works: 24 works in 114 publications in 3 languages and 4,370 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History  Essays 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Other
Classifications: Q143.P2, B
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Most widely held works by Gerald L Geison
The private science of Louis Pasteur by Gerald L Geison( Book )

21 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,419 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Through his vivid reconstruction of the professional rivalries as well as the national adulation that surrounded Pasteur, Geison places him in his wider cultural context. In giving Pasteur the close scrutiny his fame and achievements deserve, Geison's book offers compelling reading for anyone interested in the social and ethical dimensions of science
Pasteur and modern science by René J Dubos( Book )

6 editions published between 1960 and 2014 in English and held by 471 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Pasteur and Modern Science, by René Dubos, is here reprinted in a new and expanded hardcover edition. Pasteur's stunning career has attracted a host of biographies, but the Dubos book is among the best ... Not updated to the present to the present day in an expert new edition by the distinguished microbiologist Thomas D. Brock, the book also has a new foreword by the Pasteur scholar Gerald L. Geison that places the book in historical context. More than forty illustrations and tables have been added, as well as glossary and additional text. For high school and college undergraduate students, and for the general reader, this is the ideal introduction to the life of Louis Pasteur."--Back cover
Professions and professional ideologies in America by Gerald L Geison( Book )

12 editions published between 1983 and 2011 in English and held by 452 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Michael Foster and the Cambridge School of Physiology : the scientific enterprise in late Victorian society by Gerald L Geison( Book )

19 editions published between 1970 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Despite great ferment and activity among historians of science in recent years, the history of physiology after 1850 has received little attention. Gerald Geison makes an important contribution to our knowledge of this neglected area by investigating the achievements of English physiologists at the Cambridge School from 1870 to 1900. He describes individual scientists, their research, the scientific issues affecting their work, and socio-institutional influences on the group. He pays special attention to the personality and contributions of Michael Foster, founding father of the Cambridge Sch
Professions and the French state, 1700-1900( Book )

9 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 376 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Physiology in the American context, 1850-1940 by Gerald L Geison( Book )

13 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A study of physiology in America, this places the development of American physiology in the cultural context of the period. Divided into three parts, the book covers social and institutional history; physiology in relation to other fields; and instruments, materials and techniques
Research schools : historical reappraisals( Book )

11 editions published in 1993 in English and Undetermined and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Content: Preface, vii-viii ; Interpretative issues, p. 3-49 (Research schools and their histories ; Tacit knowledge and school formation ; National styles? French and English chemistry in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries) ; Case studies: laboratory sciences, p. 53-155 (Group research in German chemistry: Kolbe's Marburg and Leipzig institutes ; Vision studies in Germany: Helmholtz versus Hering ; W. H. Perkin, Jr., at Manchester and Oxford: From Irwell to Isis ; Spain's first school of physics: Blas Cabrera's Laboratorio de Investigaciones Físicas) ; Case studies: beyond the laboratory, p. 159-223 (The Comstock research school in evolutionary entomology ; Clementsian ecologists: the internal dynamics of a research school ; Sir George Darwin and a British school of geophysics) ; Concluding reflections, p. 227-238 (Research schools and new directions in the historiography of science) ; Notes on contributors, p. 239 ; Index, p. 241-248
Michael Foster and the rise of the Cambridge School of Physiology, 1870-1900 by Gerald L Geison( )

5 editions published between 1970 and 1977 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reflections on the role of organismal and cultural variation in the history of the biological sciences by Gerald L Geison( Book )

3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Research schools : historical perspectives( Book )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sir Michael Foster and the rise of the Cambridge school of physiology, 1870-1900. New Haven, Conn., 1970 by Gerald L Geison( Book )

1 edition published in 1972 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pasteur on vital versus chemical ferments: a previous unpublished paper on the inversion of sugar by Gerald L Geison( )

1 edition published in 1981 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The varied lives of organisms : variation in the historiography of the biological sciences by Gerald L Geison( )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Scientific change, emerging specialties, and research schools by Gerald L Geison( Book )

1 edition published in 1981 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Darwin and heredity : the evolution of his hypothesis of pangenesis by Gerald L Geison( Book )

1 edition published in 1969 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Pasteur and the process of discovery : the case of optical isomerism by Gerald L Geison( )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Reflections on the role of organismal and cultural variation in the history of the biological sciences by Gerald L Geison( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Pasteur, laboratory notebooks, and scientific fraud by Gerald L Geison( Recording )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Geison contends that Louis Pasteur, like many great scientists, often took liberties with his experiments. He reviews three instances in which Pasteur committed ethical violations--two involving rabies innoculations and the third his famous public trial of the anthrax vaccine. Geisen explores the tensions between the ethical norms of Pasteur's day and his contributions to the public good
Pasteur's secret efforts to cure symptomatic rabies in humans( Visual )

1 edition published in 1981 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

White poster with black and blue-green-yellow spectrum lettering announcing lecture by Princeton University's Gerald L. Geison, Ph. D., Oct. 1981. Also lists sponsor, time, date, location, and reception information. Dominant image on poster is an ink drawing of two men in a lab. Man in foreground, perhaps Pasteur, is seated, injecting himself in the arm and holding a test tube in one hand. He is surrounded by rodents. Behind him are two caged animals, one being tended by a man with glasses
Pasteur and the process of discovery : the case of optical isomerism by Gerald L Geison( )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The private science of Louis Pasteur
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Gerald L. Geison American historian

Gerald L. Geison Amerikaans historicus (?-)

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