April – June, 2015

April – June, 2015

Finn Aaserud & Helge Kragh (eds). One Hundred Years of the Bohr Atom: Proceedings from a Conference. (Scientia Danica. Series M, Mathematica et physica, 1.) 560 pp., illus., figs., index. Copenhagen: The Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters, 2015. $60 (paper).

Jospeh Agassi. The Very Idea of Modern Science: Franciss Bacon and Robert Boyle. (Boston Studies in the Philosophy and History of Science, 298.) xvii + 315 pp., bibl., index. Dordrecht: Springer, 2015. $159 (cloth). 

David Albertson. Mathematical Theologies: Nicholas of Cusa and the Legacy of Thierry of Chartres. (Oxford Studies in Historical Theology.) xii + 483 pp. Oxford & New York: Oxford University Press, 2014. £47.99 (cloth).

 Roger Ariew et al. Historical Dictionary of Descartes and Cartesian Philosophy. (Historical Dictionaries of Religion, Philosophies, and Movements Series.) xx + 388 pp., illus., bibl. Lanham: Rowman & Littlefield, 2015 (2th edition). $84 (cloth).

Roger E. Backhouse & Philippe Fontaine (eds). A Historiography of the Modern Social Sciences. ix + 248 pp., tables., index. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2014. $89.99 (cloth). 

Philip Ball. Invisible: The Dangerous Allure of the Unseen. xii + 320 pp., bibl., index. Chicago & London: The University of Chicago Press, 2015. $27.50 (cloth).

Edward Beatty. Technology and the Search for Progress in Modern Mexico. x + 342 pp., illus., figs., tables, apps., bibl., index. Oakland: University of California Press, 2015. $34.95 (cloth).

Naomi Beck. La gauche évolutionniste: Spencer et ses lecteurs en France et en Italie. (Collection Annales Littéraires, 927.) 221 pp., bibl., index. Besançon: Presses universitaires de Franch-Comté, 2014. €12 (paper).

Raf de Bont. Stations in the Field: A history of Place-Based Animal Research, 1870-1930. 274 pp., illus., bibl., index. Chicago & London: The University of Chicago Press, 2014. $40 (paper).

Robert Brain. The Pulse of Modernism: Physiological Aesthetics in Fin-de-Siècle Europe. (In Vivo. The Cultural Mediations of Biomedical Science.) xxxii + 348 pp., illus., bibl., index. Seattle & London: University of Washington Press, 2015. $50 (cloth).

Horst Bredekamp, Vera Dünkel & Birgit Schneider (eds). The Technical Image: A History of Styles in Scientific Imagery. x + 198 pp., illus., bibl., index. Chicago & London: The University of Chicago Press, 2015. $50 (cloth).

Stephen G. Brush with Ariel Segal. Making 20th Century Science: How Theories Became Knowledge. vxii + 531 pp., bibl., index. Oxford & New York: Oxford University Press, 2015. £25.99 (cloth). 

Mirjam Bugmann. Hypnosepolitik. Der Psychiater August Forel, das Gehirn und die Gesellschaft (1870-1920). (Zürcher Beiträge zur Geschichtswissenschaft, 5.) 335 pp., illus., bibl., index. Cologne, Weimar & Vienna: Böhlau Verlag, 2015. €49.90 (cloth). 

Frederick Burkhardt et al. (eds). The Correspondence of Charles Darwin: Volume 22. 1874. xlvi + 855., illus., bibl., index. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2015. £95 (cloth). 

Jamie Cohen-Cole. The Open Mind: Cold War Politics & the Sciences of Human Nature. 397 pp., illus., figs., bibl., index. Chicago & London: The University of Chicago Press, 2014. $45 (cloth). 

Luis A. Campos. Radium and the Secret of Life. 378 pp., illus., bibl., index. Chicago & London: The University of Chicago, 2015. $55 (cloth). 

Anthony C. Cartwright. The British Pharmacopoeia, 1864 to 2014: Medicines, International Standards and the State. (The History of Medicine in Context.) xvii + 243 pp., illus., figs., tables., index. Farnham & Burlington: Ashgate, 2015. £70 (cloth).

Lino Conti & Anna Pelliccia (eds). Durante scacchi. Sussidio di medicina: (Ricerche Filosofiche. Sezione Epistemologia e Storia della Scienza, 9.) Castello: Centro Stampa, 2013. 

Jonathan Coopersmith. Faxed. The Rise and Fall of the Fax Machine. (Johns Hopkins Studies in the History of Technology.) xi + 308 pp., illus., index. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2015. $54.95 (cloth).

Mary R.S. Creese (with Thomas M. Creese). Ladies in the Laboratory: Part Four. Imperial Russia’s Women in Science, 1800-1900, A Survey of Their Contributions to Research. xiii + 173 pp., figs., bibl., index. Lanham: Rowman & Littlefield, 2015. $95 (cloth). 

Grace Davie. Poverty Knowledge in South Africa: A Social History of Human Science, 1855-2005. x + 334 pp., illus., bibl., index. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2015. $99 (cloth).

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Joan Dawson. Paul Lauterbur and the Invention of MRI. xv + 273 pp., illus., figs., apps., index. Cambridge & London: The MIT Press, 2013. $27.95 (cloth).

Vincenzo De Risi (ed.). Mathematizing Space: The Objects of Geometry from Antiquity to the Early Modern Age. (Trends in the History of Science.) ix + 318 pp., illus., figs., index. Cham: Birkhäuser / Springer, 2014. €128.39 (cloth).

Margaret E. Derry. Masterminding Nature: The Breeding of Animals 1750-2010. viii + 310 pp., bibl., index. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2015. $32.95 (paper).

Anne S. Dowd & Susan Milbrath (eds). Cosmology, Calendars, and Horizon-Based Astronomy in Ancient Mesaamerica. Forward by E.C. Krupp. xxix + 380 pp., illus., figs., tables, index. Boulder: University Press of Colorado, 2015. $80 (cloth).

Benjamin A. Elman (ed.). Antiquarianism, Language, and Medical Philology: From Early Modern to Modern Sino-Japanese Medical Discourses. (Sir Henry Wellcome Asian Series, 12.) viii + 232 pp., illus., index. Leiden & Boston: Brill, 2015. €104 (cloth).

Enrique Fernandez. Anxieties of Interiority and Dissection in Early Modern Spain. x + 273 pp., illus., bibl., index. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2015. $70 (cloth). 

Hjalmar Fors. The Limits of Matter: Chemistry, Mining and Enlightenment. (Synthesis.) 241 pp., illus., bibl., index. Chigaco & London: The University of Chicago Press, 2015. $40 (cloth).

Joseph Gabriel. Medical Monopoly: Intellectual Property Rights and the Origins of the Modern Pharmaceutical Industry. (Synthesis.) x + 334 pp., index. Chicago & London: The University of Chicago Press, 2014. $35 (cloth). 

Ruth Glassner. Gersonides: A Portrait of a Fourteenth-Century Philosopher-Scientist. xii + 139 pp., bibl., index. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2015.  £30 (cloth).

Michael D. Gordin. Scientific Babel: How Science was done Before and After Global English. 415 pp., illus., index. Chicago & London: The University of Chicago Press, 2015. $30 (cloth). 

Christopher M. Graney. Setting Aside All Authority: Giovanni Battista Riccioli and the Sciences against Copernicus in the Age of Galileo. Including the First English Translation of Monsignor Franceso Ingoli’s Essay to Dispute the Copernican System, and the First English Translation of Riccioli’s Reports Regarding his Experiments with Falling Bodies and with the Effect of Air Resistance on Falling Bodies. xv + 270 pp., illus., figs., tables., apps., bibl., index. Notre Dame, IN: University of Notre Dame Press, 2015. $29 (paper). 

Paul Halpern. Einstein’s Dice and Schrödinger’s Cat: How Two Great Minds Battled Quantum Randomness to Create a Unified Theory of Physics. 271 pp., illus., index. New York: Basic Books, 2015. $27.99 (cloth).

Haru Hamanaka. Erkenntnis und Bild: Wissenschaftsgeschichte der Lichtenbergischen Figuren um 1800. (Lichtenberg-Studien, 16.) 222 pp., illus., bibl., index. Göttingen: Wallstein Verlag, 2015. €35.90 (cloth).

Magdolna Hargittai. Women Scientists: Reflections, Challenges, and Breaking Boundaries. xiii + 363 pp., illus., index. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2015. £19.99 (cloth). 

Peter Harrison. The Territories of Science and Religion. xiii + 300 pp., illus., figs., bibl., index. Chicago & London: The University of Chicago Press, 2015. $30 (cloth).

Nick Hopwood. Haeckel’s Embryos: Images, Evolution, and Fraud. 388 pp., llus., tables., bibl., index. Chicago & London: The University of Chicago Press, 2015. $45 (cloth). 

Michael Hunter. Boyle Studies: Aspects of the Life and Thought of Robert Boyle (1627-91). xiv + 244 pp., illus., apps., index. Farnham: Ashgate, 2015. £70 (cloth).

Patricia Clare Ingham. The Medieval New: Ambivalence in an Age of Information. (The Middle Ages Series.) 277 pp., illus., bibl., index. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2015. $65 (cloth). 

Danielle Jacquart. Recherches médiévales sur la nature humaine: Essais sur la réflexion médicale (XIIe-XVe s.). (Micrologus’ Library, 63.) xii + 477 pp., index. Tavarnuzze: Sismel. Edizioni del Galluzzo, 2014. €85 (paper).

Myles W. Jackson. The Genealogy of a Gene: Patents, HIV/AIDS, and Race. (Transformations: Studies in the History of Science and Technology.) 336 pp., figs., bibl., index. Cambridge & London: The MIT Press, 2015.) $35 (cloth).

Emm Barnes Johnstone (with Joanna Baines). The Changing Faces of Childhood Cancer: Clinical and Cultural Visions since 1940. (Science, Technology and Medicine in Modern History.) viii + 236 pp., illus., bibl., index. London: Palgrave MacMillan, 2015. £60 (cloth).

Masanori Kaji, Helge Kragh & Gábor Palló (eds). Early Responses to the Periodic System. xviii + 322 pp., illus., figs., tables, index. Oxford & New York: Oxford University Press, 2015. $35 (cloth).

Pierre-Yves Lacour. La République naturaliste : Collections d’histoire naturelle et Révolution française (1789-1804). (Archives.) 614 pp., illus., figs., tables, bibl., index. Paris: Publications Scientifiques du Muséum national d’Histoire naturelle, 2014. $60 (paper).

Timothy Larsen. The Slain God: Anthropologists & Christian Faith. 256 pp., bibl., index. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2014. £25 (cloth).

Russell M. Lawson. The Sea Mark: Captain John Smith’s Voyage to New England. xviii + 228 pp., illus., bibl., index. Hanover & London: University Press of New England, 2015. $29.95 (cloth).

Lawrence Lipking. What Galileo Saw: Imagining the Scientific Revolution. xvi + 314 pp., illus., bibl., index. Ithaca & London: Cornell University Press, 2014. $35 (cloth).

Alan C. Love (ed.). Conceptual Change in Biology: Scientific and Philosophical Perspectives on Evolution and Development. (Boston Studies in the Philosophy and History of Science, 307.) xvii + 490 pp., figs., tables, bibl., index. Dordrecht: Springer, 2015. $179 (cloth).

Leonardo Magini. Stars, Myths and Rituals in Etruscan Rome. (Space and Society.) xxxi + 181 pp., figs., illus., tables., bibl., index. Cham: Dordrecht: Springer, 2015. $129 (cloth).

Yitzhak Y. Melamed (ed.). The Young Spinoza: A Metaphysician in the Making. xi + 360 pp., bibl., index. Oxford & New York: Oxford University Press, 2015. $29.95 (paper).

Meo. Izucheniya dlya istorii astronomii v Rossii v pervoi polovine devyzatnatsatogo veka. 82 pp. (Portland, OR: self-published, 2014).

Colin Milburn. Mondo Nano: Fun and Games in the World of Digital Matter. (Experimental Futures. Technological Lives, Scientific Arts, Anthropological Voices.) 418 pp., illus., bibl., index. Durham & London: Duke University Press, 2015. $28.95 (paper).

Peter J.T. Morris. The Matter Factory: A History of the Chemistry Laboratory. 416 pp., illus., apps., index. London: Reaktion Books (in association with Science Museum) (2015). $45 (cloth).

Laure Murat. The Man Who Thought he was Napoleon: Towards a Political History of Madness. Translated by Deke Dusinberre. With a Foreword by David A. Bell. xii + 288 pp., illus., bibl., index. Chigaco & London: The University of Chicago Press, 2014. $45 (cloth).

Andrew J. Nelson. The Sound of Innovation: Stanford and the Computer Music Revolution. (Inside Technology.) ix + 236 pp., illus., apps., bibl., index. Cambridge, MA & London: The MIT Press, 2015. $34 (cloth).

Karin Orth. Autonomie und Planung der Forschung: Förderpolitische Strategien der Deutschen Forschungsgemeinschaft 1949-1968. (Studien zur Geschichte der Deutschen Forschungsgemeinschaft, 8.) 284 pp., tables., bibl., index. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2011. €45 (paper).

Christine Marie Petto. Mapping and Charting in Early Modern England and France: Power, Patronage, and Production. (Toposophia. Sustainability, Dwelling, Design.) xxiii + 225 pp., illus., bibl., index. Lanham: Lexington Books, 2015. $90 (cloth).

Christopher J. Phillips. The New Math: A Political History. 233 pp., figs., bibl., index. Chicago & London: The University of Chicago Press, 2015. $45 (cloth).

Janice Bullard Pieterse. Our Work is But Begun: A History of the University of Rochester 1850-2005. Foreword by Joel Seligman. Afterword by Paul Burgett. xiv + 233 pp., illus., index. Rochester: Meliora Press, 2014. £19.99 (cloth).

James E. Strick. Wilhelm Reich, Biologist. 467 pp., illus., figs., index. Cambridge, MA & London : Harvard University Press, 2015. $39.95 (cloth).

Meredith K. Ray. Daughters of Alchemy: Women and Scientific Culture in Early Modern Italy. (I Tatti Studies in Italian Renaissance History.) 291 pp., illus., bibl., index. Cambridge, MA & London: Harvard University Press, 2015. $45 (cloth).

Jean-Marc Rohrbasser (ed.). Bouleversements démographiques de la Grande Guerre. 253 pp., illu., figs. Paris: Ined Éditions, 2014. €19 (paper).

Martin J.S. Rudwick. Earth’s Deep History: How it was Discovered and Why it Matters. ix + 360 pp., illus., index. Chicago & London: The University of Chicago Press, 2014. $30 (cloth).

José Ramón Bertomeu Sánchez. La verdad sobre el caso Lafarge: Ciencia, justicia y ley durante el siglo XIX. (La Estrella Polar, 65.) 417 pp., illus., bibl. Barcelona: Ediciones del Serbal, 2015. €24 (paper).

Sonja D. Schmid. Producing Power: The Pre-Chernobyl History of the Soviet Nuclear Industry. (Inside Technology Series.) xxxi + 362 pp., illus., bibl., index. Cambridge, MA & London: The MIT Press, 2015. $38 (cloth).

John Schuster. Descartes-Agonistes: Physico-mathematics, Method & Corpuscular-Mechanism 1618-33. (Studies in the History and Philosophy, 27.) xix + 631 pp., illus., figs. Dordrecht: Springer, 2013. €180.15 (cloth).

James A. Secord. Visions of Science: Books and Readers at the Dawn of the Victorian Age. xiii + 306 pp., illus., bibl., index. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 2014. $30 (cloth).

Christian Simon. Reisen, Sammeln un Forschen: Die Basler Naturhistoriker Paul und Fritz Sarasin. (Studien zur Geschichte der Wissenschaften in Basel, 10.) 332 pp., bibl., index. Basel: Schwabe Verlag Basel, 2015. €72 (cloth).

Bjørn Okholm Skaarup. Anatomy and Anatomists in Early Modern Spain. (The History of Medicine in Context.) xii + 285 pp., illus., figs., bibl., index. Farnham & Burlington: Ashgate, 2015. £70 (cloth).

Mark Smith. From Sight to Light: The Passage from Ancient to Modern Optics. xi + 457 pp., figs., bibl., index. Chicago & London: The university of Chicago Press, 2015.$45 (cloth).

Matthew Smith. Another Person’s Poison: A History of Food Allergy. (Arts and Traditions on the Table. Perspectives on Culinary History.) xii + 290 pp., bibl., index. New York: Columbia University Press, 2015. $29.95 (cloth).

Lawrence R. Sullivan & Nancy Y. Liu. Historical Dictionary of Science and Technology in Modern China. (Historical Dictionaries of Asia, Oceania, and the Middle East.) lxxviii + 547 pp., bibl. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 2015. $135 (cloth).

Bernardino Telesio. Sobre los cometas y la Vía Láctea (edición bilingüe): Edición del texto latino, introducción, traducción y notas de Miguel Ángel Granada. cxxv + 116 pp., index. Madrid: Editorial Tecnos, 2012. €12 (paper).

Arnold Thackray, David C. Brock, and Rachel Jones. Moore’s Law: The Life of Gordon Moore, Silicon Valley’s Quiet Revolutionary. xxviii + 530 pp., illus., figs., tables, index. New York: Basic Books, 2015. $35 (cloth).

E.R. Truitt. Medieval Robots: Mechanism, Magic, Nature, and Art. (The Middle Ages Series.) x + 255 pp., illus., bibl., index. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2015. $55 (cloth).

Frank M. Turner. European Intellectual History from Rousseau to Nietzsche. Edited by Richard A. Lofthouse. xii + 302 pp., llus., index. New haven & London: Yale University Press, 2014. $40 (cloth).

Joris Vandendriessch, Evert Peeters & Kaat Wils (eds). Scientists’ Expertise as Performance: Between State and Society, 1860-1960 (History and Philosophy of Technoscience, 6.) xv + 239 pp., illus., figs., index. London & Brookfield, VT: Pickering & Chatto, 2015. $99 (cloth).

Robin Veder. The Living Line: Modern Art and the Economy of Energy. xiv + 405 pp., illus., bibl., index. Hanover: Dartmouth College Press, 2015. $40 (paper).

Gudrun Vuillemin-Diem & Carlos Steel (eds.) with the assistance of Pieter De Leemans. Ptolemy’s Tetrabiblos in the Translation of William of Moerbeke. (Ancient and Medieval Philosophy. Series 1, 19.) Leuven: Leuven University Press, 2015. €107 (cloth).

Mark Walker et al. (eds). The German Research Foundation 1920-1970: Funding Poised between Science and Politics. (Beiträge zur Geschichte der Deutschen Forschungsgemeinschaft, 6.) 515 pp., bibl. Stuttgart: Rudolf Steiner Verlag, 2013. €69 (paper).

Lynda Walsh. Scientists as Prophets: A Rhetorical Genealogy. x + 264 pp., illus., figs., index. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013. £22.99 (paper).

Eva Hemmungs Wirtén. Making Marie Curie: Intellectual Property & Celebrity Culture in an Age of Information. (Science.Culture.) 223 pp., index. Chicago & London: The University of Chicago Press, 2015. $35 (cloth).

Doogab Yi. The Recombinant University: Genetic Engineering and the Emergence of Stanford Biotechnology. (Synthesis.) xi + 318 pp., illus., figs., bibl., index. Chicago & London: The University of Chicago Press, 2015. $40 (cloth).