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New History of Science ABDs

Monday, December 10th, 2012

OSU’s History of Science Program congratulates three of our graduate student veterans this term, as they advanced to candidacy during Week 10.  They now have the vaunted status of “ABD,” which either means “all but dissertation” or “anything but dissertation,” depending on how you look at it  It was a pleasure to be part of [...]

Reflection: How one German Geographer Saw his Science under the Third Reich

Sunday, February 12th, 2012

by Jindan Chen* What were German geographers up to under the Third Reich from 1933 to 1945? What were their researching emphases in this period? How did politics and World War II influence the development of geography in Germany? With these questions in mind, I came across Carl Troll’s review article, “Geographic Science in Germany [...]

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