April, 2011

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Previous Isis Books Received

April, 2011:

Barbier, Edward B. Scarcity and Frontiers: How economies have developed through natural resource exploitation. xviii + 747 pp., tables, bibl., index. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2011. $ 48.00 (paper). ISBN#: 9780521701655

Barfield, Raymond. The Ancient Quarrel between Philosophy and Poetry. x + 278 pp., indeces. New York/Cambridge: Cambridge: University Press, 2010. $90.00 US (cloth). ISBN#: 9781107000322

Bindernagel, John A. The Discovery of the Sasquatch: Reconciling Culture, History, and Science in the Discovery Process. Foreword by Leila Hadj-Chikh. xvii + 307 pp. illus., figs., bibl., index. Courtenay, BC: Beachcomber Books, 2010. $49.95 (paper). ISBN#: 9780968288719

Ciardi, Marco. Le Metamorfosi Di Atlantide: Storie scientifiche e immaginarie da Platone a Walt Disney. 182 pp., illus., bibl., index. Rome: Carocci, 2011. €14.00 (paper). ISBN#: 9788843057863

Dubow, Sara. Ourselves Unborn: A History of the Fetus in Modern America. 308 pp., illus., figs., bibls., index. New York: Oxford University Press, 2011. $29.95 US (cloth). ISBN#: 9780195323436

Falvey, Kerry L. Medicine At Yale: The First 200 Years. x + 246 pp., illus., bibls., index. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2011. $50.00 (cloth). ISBN#: 9780300167306

Gimbel, Steven (Editor). Exploring the Scientific Method: Cases and Questions. xvii + 406 pp., tables, bibl., index. Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press, 2011. $25.00 US (paper). ISBN#: 9780226294834

Gumbrecht, Hans Ulrich; Harrison, Robert Pogue; Hendrickson, Michael R.; Laughlin, Robert B. What Is Life? The Intellectual Pertinence of Erwin Schrödinger. ix + 145 pp., bibl. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2011. $18.95 (paper). ISBN#: 9780804769167

Heller, Michael; Woodin, Hugh (Editors). Infinity: New Research Frontiers. xiii + 311 pp., index. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2011. $99.00 (cloth). ISBN#: 9781107003873

Herbert, Sandra. Charles Darwin and the Question of Evolution: A Brief History with Documents. (The Bedford Series in History and Culture.) xv +139 pp., illus., figs., apps., bibl., index. Boston, MA: Bedford/St. Martin’s, 2011. $15.95 US (paper). ISBN#:  9780312475178

Jacob, Margaret C. The Scientific Revolution: A Brief History with Documents. (The Bedford Series in History and Culture.) xiii + 153 pp., illus., apps., bibl., index. Boston, MA: Bedford/St. Martin’s, 2011.  $15.95 US (paper). ISBN#: 9780312653491

Jenkin, John. William and Lawrence Bragg, Father and Son: The Most Extraordinary Collaboration in Science. xiv + 458 pp., illus., figs., index. Originally published in 2008 (cloth). New York/Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2011. $45.00 (paper). ISBN#: 9780199606702

Levine, George (Editor). The Joy of Secularism: Eleven Essays for How We Live Now. xii + 259 pp., illus., index. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2011. $35.00 US (cloth). ISBN#: 9780691149103

Lewis, Andrew J. A Democracy of Facts: Natural History in the Early Republic. 204 pp., illus., bibl., index. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2011. $39.95 (cloth). ISBN#: 9780812243086

Markovits, Francine (Editor). Telliamed. (Corpus, revue de philosophie, no. 59, 2010). 211 pp. Paris: Université de Paris Ouest Nanterre La Défense, 2011. € 16.00. ISBN#: 02968916

Mimura, Janis. Planning For Empire: Reform Bureaucrats and the Japanese Wartime State. ix + 229 pp., bibl., index. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2011. $39.95 (cloth). ISBN#: 9780801449260

Moser, Gabriele. Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft und Krebsforschung 1920-1970. 357 pp., illus., tables, app., bibl., index. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner, 2011. €4 9.00 (paper). ISBN#: 9783515097918

Neumaier, Christopher. Dieselautos in Deutschland und den USA: Zum Verhältnis von Technologie, Konsum und Politik, 1949-2005. 298 pp., bibl., index. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2010. €46.00 (cloth). ISBN#: 9783515096942

Rice, Stanley A. Life Of Earth: Portrait of a beautiful, middle-aged, stressed-out world. 255 pp., illus., bibl., index. Amherst, NY: Prometheus Books, 2011. $28.00 (cloth). ISBN#: 9781616142735

Rosenfeld, Sophia. Common Sense: A Political History. 337 pp., illus., figs., indeces. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2011. $29.95 US (cloth). ISBN#: 9780674057814

Saucier, Cap. The Lucy Man: The scientist who found the most famous fossil ever! 128 pp., illus., bibl., index. Amherst, NY: Prometheus Books, 2011. $16.00 (paper). ISBN#: 9781616144333

Snyder, Laura J. The Philosophical Breakfast Club: Four remarkable friends who transformed science and changed the world. 439 pp., illus., bibl., index. New York: Broadway, 2011. $27.00 (cloth). ISBN#: 9780767930482

Tilley, Helen. Africa as a Living Laboratory: Empire, Development, and the Problem of Scientific Knowledge, 1870-1950. xiv +496 pp., illus., figs., tables, bibl., index. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 201. £18.50, $29.00 US (paper).

Wailoo, Keith. How Cancer Crossed the Color Line. 251 pp., tables, bibl., index. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2011. $27.95 (cloth). ISBN#: 9780195170177

Wulff, Karl. Bedrohte Wahrheit. Der Islam und die modernen Naturwissenschaften. 231 pp., bibl., index. Norderstedt: GRIN, 2010. $29.15 (paper). ISBN#: 9783640685424

Yang, Daqing. Technology of Empire: Telecommunications and Japanese Expansion into Asia, 1883-1945. xvii + 446 pp., illus., bibl., index. Cambridge: MA: Harvard University East Asian Centre, 2011. $49.95 (cloth). ISBN#: 9780674010918