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Regime Change in Scientific Depiction

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Science  26 Sep 2008:
Vol. 321, Issue 5897, pp. 1780
DOI: 10.1126/science.1162742

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Objectivity. By Lorraine Daston and Peter Galison. Zone, New York, 2007. 504 pp. $38.95, £25.95. ISBN 9781890951788.

The authors explore changes in the meanings of objectivity through a consideration of images, in particular those from scientific atlases and reference books.