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    Essay Review: Cancer and Science: The Hundred Years War.Joan H. Fujimura & Robert N. Proctor - 1998 - Journal of the History of Biology 31 (2):279-288.
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  2. Rasse, Blut und Gene: Geschichte der Eugenik und Rassenhygiene in Deutschland.Peter Weingart, Kurt Bayertz & Robert N. Proctor - 1989 - Journal of the History of Biology 22 (3):501-505.
  3. Nazi Biology and School.Anne Baumer-Schleinkofer & Robert N. Proctor - 1997 - History and Philosophy of the Life Sciences 19 (3).
     
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    ‐Logos,” “‐Ismos,” and “‐Ikos.Robert N. Proctor - 2007 - Isis 98 (2):290-309.
    How are names for new disciplinary fields coined? Here a new (and fun) way to look at the history of such coinages is proposed, focusing on how phonesthemic tints and taints figure in decisions to adopt one type of suffix rather than another. The most common suffixes used in such coinages (“‐logy,” “‐ics,” etc.) convey semantic and evaluative content quite unpredictable from literal (root) meanings alone. Pharmaceutical manufacturers have long grasped the point, but historians have paid little attention to how (...)
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    The author responds.Robert N. Proctor - 1993 - Social Epistemology 7 (3):322 – 326.
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    The Nature of Diamonds. George E. Harlow.Robert N. Proctor - 2000 - Isis 91 (3):568-569.
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    The Wellborn Science: Eugenics in Germany, France, Brazil, and RussiaMark B. Adams.Robert N. Proctor - 1992 - Isis 83 (2):352-353.
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    Weber, Irrationality, and Social OrderAlan Sica.Robert N. Proctor - 1989 - Isis 80 (3):532-533.
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    From Maverick to Mole: John C. Burnham, Tobacco Consultant.Nicolas Rasmussen & Robert N. Proctor - 2019 - Isis 110 (4):779-783.
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