January – March 2016

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January – March 2016:

Jane M. Adams. Healing with water. English spas and the water cure, 1840–1960. xiii + 290 pp., figs., tbls., bibl., index. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2015. £70.00 (cloth).

Jon Agar. Science in the 20th Century and Beyond. ix + 614 pp., index. Cambridge: John Wiley & Sons, 2012. £30.00 (cloth).

Sarah C. Alexander. Victorian Literature and the Physics of the Imponderable. (Science and Culture in the Nineteenth Century, 26.) x + 204 pp., bibl., index. London: Pickering & Chatto, 2015. £95.00 (cloth).

Sabine Arnaud. On Hysteria. The Invention of a Medical Category between 1670 and 1820. xi + 351 pp., illus., bibl., index. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 2015. $55.00 (cloth).

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

Marcia Bartusiak. Black Hole. How an Idea Abandoned by Newtonians, Hated by Einstein, and Gambled on by Hawking Became Loved. xii + 237 pp., figs., bibl., index. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2015. $27.50 (cloth).

Marco Beretta. La rivoluzione culturale di Lucrezio. Filosofia e scienza nell’antica Roma. 311 pp., figs., index. Rome: Carocci editore, 2016. €32.00 (cloth).

Carin Berkowitz. Charles Bell and the Anatomy of Reform. 227 pp., illus., bibl., index. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 2015. $35.00 (cloth).

Janet Biehl. Ecology or Catastrophe. The Life of Murray Bookchin. xii + 332 pp., illus., index. New York: Oxford University Press, 2015. £22.99 (cloth).

Claude Blanckaert (Editor). Le musée de l’homme, histoire d’un musée laboratoire. Preface by Yves Coppens. 287 pp., illus., bibl., index. Paris: Éditions Artlys / Muséum national d’Histoire naturelle. €39.00 (cloth).

Giovanni Alfonso Borelli. On the Movement of Animals – On the Force of Percussion. Translated by Paul Maquet. (Studies in History and Philosophy of Science, 37.) xxxviii + 220 pp. Heidelberg: Springer, 2015. $159.00 (cloth).

Dan Bouk. How Our Days Became Numbered. Risk and the Rise of the Statistical Individual. xxx + 294 pp., figs., bibl., index. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 2015. $40.00 (cloth).

Sarah Bridger. Scientists at War. The Ethics of Cold War Weapons Research. x + 350 pp., index. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 2015. $45.00 (cloth).

Stephen Brogan. The Royal Touch in Early Modern England: Politics, Medicine and Sin. (Studies in History New Series.) xii + 265 pp., illus., tbls., bibl., index. Woodbridge, Suffolk: Boydell & Brewer, 2015. £50.00 (cloth).

Miranda Brown. The Art of Medicine in Early China. The Ancient and Medieval Origins of a Modern Archive. xv + 237 pp., tbls., illus., app., bibl., index. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2015. $99.00 (cloth).

Jeffrey Bub. Bananaworld. Quantum Mechanics for Primates. xii + 273 pp., index. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2016. $44.95 (cloth).

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

Ronald S. Calinger. Leonhard Euler: Mathematical Genius in the Enlightenment. xvii + 669 pp., figs., illus., bibl., index. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2016. $55.00 (cloth).

Howard Chiang (Editor). Historical epistemology and the making of modern Chinese medicine. xv + 276 pp., figs., index. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2015. £70.00 (cloth).

Bruce Clarke (Editor). Earth, Life, and System. Evolution and Ecology on a Gaian Planet. (Meaning Systems.) xii + 347 pp., figs., bibl., index. New York: Fordham University Press, 2015. $35.00 (paper).

Erik M. Conway. Exploration and Engineering. The Jet Propulsion Laboratory and the Quest for Mars. (New Series in NASA History.) viii + 405 pp., figs., app., bibl., index. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2015. $34.95 (cloth).

Jack Copeland. Turing: Pioneer of the Information Age. 300 pp., app., index. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2014. £17.95 (paper).

Scott Curtis. The Shape of Spectatorship. Art, Science, and Early Cinema in Germany. (Film and Culture Series.) xv + 371 pp., illus., bibl., index. New York: Columbia University Press, 2015. $35.00 (paper).

Jeroen van Dongen (Editor). Cold War Science and the Transatlantic Circulation of Knowledge. (History of Science and Medicine Library, 51; History of Modern Science, 1.) x + 293 pp., figs., tbls., index. Leiden: Brill, 2015. €115,00 (cloth).

L.J. Dorsman; P.J. Knegtmans (Editors). Spiegel of lachspiegel? De betekenis van de campus novel voor de wetenschaps- en universiteitsgeschiedenis. Hilversum: Uitgeverij Verloren, 2015. 111 pp., index. €12.00 (paper).

Pascal Duris. Quelle révolution scientifique? Les sciences de la vie dans la querelle des Anciens et des Modernes (XVIe-XVIIIe siècles). (La République des Lettres.) 412 pp., figs., bibl., index.. Paris: Éditions Hermann, 2016. €40 (paper).

Chet Van Duzer. The World for a King. Pierre Descelier’s World Map of 1550. 192 pp., figs., app., index. London: British Library, 2015. £50.00 (cloth).

Benjamin A. Elman (Editor). Antiquarianism, language, and Medical Philology. From Early Modern to Modern Sino-Japanese Medical Discourses. (Sir Henry Wellcome Asian Series, 12.) viii + 232 pp., figs., index. Leiden: Brill, 2015. $135.00 (cloth).

Paul Erickson. The World the Game Theorists made. 390 pp., illus., bibl., index. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 2014. $35.00 (paper).

Waltraud Ernst (Editor). Work, psychiatry and society, c. 1750–2015. xii + 378 pp., figs., index. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2016. £75.00 (cloth).

Christian Fleck. Etablierung in der Fremde. Vertriebene Wissenschaftler in den USA nach 1933. 475 pp., tbls., figs., bibl., index. Frankfurt am Main: Campus Verlag, 2015. €39.90 (paper).

Christian Gilain & Alexandre Guilbaud (Editors). Sciences mathématiques 1750–1850. Continuités et ruptures. 560 pp., illus., figs., tbls., bibls., index. Paris: CNRS Éditions, 2015. €35 (paper).

Yves Gingras. L’Impossible dialogue. Sciences et religions. 325 pp., index. Montréal: Les Éditions du Boréal, 2016. $ 27.95 (paper).

A.M. Glazer; Patience Thomson (Editors). Crystal Clear. The Autobiographies of Sir Lawrence and Lady Bragg. xx + 427 pp., figs., name index. New York: Oxford University Press, 2015. £35.00 (cloth).

Jeremy A. Greene. Generic. The Unbranding of Modern Medicine. xii + 354 pp., figs., index. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2014. $29.95 (cloth).

Mott T. Greene. Alfred Wegener. Science, Exploration, and the Theory of Continental Drift. xiv + 675 pp., figs., index. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2015. $44.95 (cloth).

Katja Guenther. Localization and Its Discontents. A Genealogy of Psychoanalysis and the Neuro Disciplines. 310 pp., illus., bibl., index. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 2015. $35.00 (cloth).

Haru Hamanaka. Erkenntnis und Bild. Wissenschaftsgeschichte der Lichtenbergischen Figuren um 1800. (Lichtenberg-Studien, 16.) 222 pp., figs., bibls., index. Göttingen: Wallstein Verlag, 2015. €34.90 (cloth).

Jason D. Hansen. Mapping the Germans. Statistical Science, Cartography, and the Visualization of the German Nation, 1848–1914. (Oxford Studies in Modern European History.) xv + 192 pp., figs., illus., bibl., index. New York: Oxford University Press, 2015. £60.00 (cloth).

István Hargittai & Magolna Hargittai. Budapest Scientific: A Guidebook. xi + 317 pp., figs., app., index. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2015. £25.00 (cloth).

Darin Hayton. The Crown and the Cosmos. Astrology and the Politics of Maximilian I. xiii + 312 pp., figs., bibl., index. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 2015. $45.00 (cloth).

Hunter Heyck. Age of System: Understanding the Development of Modern Social Science. ix + 258 pp., figs., app., index. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2015. $54.95 (cloth).

Odile Heynders. Writers as Public Intellectuals. Literature, Celebrity, Democracy. x + 218 pp., bibl., index. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2016. $90 (cloth).

Jonathan Hogg. British Nuclear Culture. Official and Unofficial Narratives in the Long 20th Century. xiv + 231 pp., figs., bibl., app., index. New Delhi: Bloomsbury, 2016.  £19.99 (paper).

Joseph Georg Huber. Walther Gerlach (1889–1979) und sein Weg zum erfolgreichen Experimentalphysiker bis etwa 1925. (ALGORISMUS – Studien zur Geschichte der Mathematik und der Naturwissenschaften, 82.) 589 pp., apps., tbls., figs., bibl., indexes. Augsburg: Erwin Rauner Verlag, 2015. €26.50 (paper).

Norris Hundley Jr.; Donald C. Jackson. Heavy Ground. William Mulholland and the St. Francis Dam Disaster. 439 pp., figs., index. Oakland, Cal.: University of California Press, 2015. $55.00 (cloth).

Sarah C. Hutton. British Philosophy in the Seventeenth Century. (The Oxford History of Philosophy.) ix + 286 pp., bibl., indexes. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2015. £27.50 (cloth).

Myles W. Jackson. The Genealogy of a Gene. Patents, HIV/AIDS, and Race. (Transformations: Studies in the History of Science and Technology.) xii + 336 pp., figs., bibl., index. Cambridge, MA, 2015. $35.00 (cloth).

G. Jung; Erich Neumann. Analytical Psychology in Exile: The Correspondence of C. G. Jung and Erich Neumann. Edited and introduced by Martin Liebscher. Translated by Heather McCartney. lxi + 424 pp., figs., apps., bibl., index. Woodstock, Oxfordshire: Princeton University Press, 2015. £24.95 (cloth).

Robert H. Kargon; Karen Fiss; Morris Low; Arthur P. Molella. World’s Fairs on the Eve of War. Science, Technology, and Modernity, 1937–1942. viii + 206 pp., illus., bibl., index. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 2015. $34.95 (cloth).

Bart Karstens. Pluralism within Parameters: Towards a Mature Evaluative Historiography of Science. 302 pp., bibl. Leiden: Leiden University, 2015. Open access (paper).

Melanie Keene. Science in Wonderland. The scientific fairy tales of Victorian Britain. xii + 227 pp., illus., figs., index. New York: Oxford University Press, 2015. £16.99 (cloth).

Johannes Kepler. Astronomia Nova. New Revised Edition. Translated by William H. Donahue. Foreword by Owen Gingerich. xliv + 527 pp., illus., tbls., apps., bibl., index. Santa Fe: Green Lion Press, 2015. $49.95 (cloth).

Ursula Klein. Humboldts Preußen: Wissenschaft und Technik im Aufbruch. 336 pp., figs., bibl., index. Darmstadt: Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft, 2015. €39.99 (cloth).

Ronald R. Kline. The Cybernetics Moment. Or Why We Call Our Age the Information Age. (New Studies in American Intellectual and Cultural History.) xi + 336 pp., index. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2015. $54.95 (cloth).

Matthis Krischel. Urologie und Nationalsozialismus. Eine Studie zu Medizin und Politik als Ressourcen füreinander. (Schriften zur Urologiegeschichte, 1.) 220 pp., bibl., app. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner, 2014. €39.00 (paper).

D. Lamb. Pathologist of the Mind. Adolf Meyer and the Origins of American Psychiatry. xii + 299 pp., figs., index. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2014. $44.95 (cloth).

Roger D. Launius; David DeVorkin (Editors). Hubble’s Legacy. Reflections by Those Who Dreamed It, Built It, and Observed the Universe with It. xvi + 220 pp., figs., app., bibl., index. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Scholarly Press, 2014. $24.95 (paper).

Barbara Larson; Sabine Flach (Editors). Darwin and the Theories of Aesthetics and Cultural History. x + 176 pp., illus., index. Farnham: Ashgate, 2013. £95.00 (cloth).

Olli Lehto. Lars Ahlfors. At the Summit of Mathematics. Translated by William Hellberg. viii + 125 pp., illus., index. Providence: American Mathematical Society, 2015. $39 (paper).

Franz Lemmermeyer; Martin Mattmüller (Editors). Correspondence of Leonhard Euler with Christian Goldbach. 2 Parts. (Opera omnia, 4A; Commercium epistolicom, 4.) xii + 1248 pp., illus., bibl., index. Basel: Springer, 2015. $458.00 (cloth).

Rebecca Lemov. Database Dreams Lost Quest Catalog Humanity. xii + 354 pp., index. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2015. $35 (cloth).

Sean Hsiang-Lin Lei. Neither Donkey nor Horse. Medicine in the Struggle over China’s Modernity. x + 382 pp., figs., notes. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 2014. $35.00 (cloth).

John M. Logsdon. After Apollo? Richard Nixon and the American Space Program. (Palgrave Studies in the History of Science and Technology.) xii + 356 pp., figs., tbls., bibl., notes. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2015. $35.00 (cloth).

William C. Lubenow. ‘Only Connect’. Learned Societies in Nineteenth-Century Britain. x + 315 pp., bibl., index. Woodbridge, Suffolk: The Boydell Press, 2015. £50.00 (cloth).

Anne Marcovich & Terry Shinn. Toward a New Dimension. Exploring the Nanoscale. xiv + 213 pp., figs., bibl., index. New York: Oxford University Press, 2014. £35.00 (cloth).

John A. McCarthy; Stephanie M. Hilger; Heather I. Sullivan (Editors). The Early History of Embodied Cognition 1740-1920. The Lebenskraft-Debate and Radical Reality in German Science, Music, and Literature. (Internationale Forschungen zur Allgemeinen und Vergleichenden Literaturwissenschaft, 189.) 357 pp., bibl.. Leiden: Brill, 2016. €99,00 (cloth).

Martin Meisel. Chaos Imagined: Literature, Art, Science. xvi + 585 pp., illus., bibl., index. New York: Columbia University Press, 2015. $45.00 (cloth).

Peter Middleton. Physics Envy: American Poetry and Science in the Cold War and After. ix + 318 pp., index. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2015. $45.00 (cloth).

Thomas J. Misa; Jeffrey R. Yost. FastLane. Managing Science in the Internet World. (Johns Hopkins Studies in the History of Technology.) ix + 206 pp., illus., apps., index. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2016. $34.95 (cloth).

Piers D. Mitchell (Editor). Sanitation, Latrines and Intestinal Parasites in Past Populations. xii + 278 pp., figs., tables, bibl., index. Farnham: Ashgate Publishing, 2015. £70 (cloth).

Georgina M. Montgomery. Primates in the Real World. Escaping Primate Folklore and Creating Primate Science. xiii + 160 pp., figs., index. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2015. $25.00 (cloth).

Bert de Munck; Dries Lyna (Editors). Concepts of Value in European Material Culture 1500–1900. (The History of Retailing and Consumption.) xii + 290 pp., figs., index. Farnham: Ashgate, 2015. $134.95 (cloth).

Isaac Newton & Émilie du Châtelet. Principes mathématiques de la philosophie naturelle. La traduction française des Philosophiae naturalis principia mathematica, Vol I. (Édition critique du manuscrit par Michel Toulmonde.) xvi + 524 pp., illus., figs., index. Ferney-Voltaire: Centre International d’Étude du XVIIIe Siècle, 2015. $160 (cloth).

Isaac Newton & Émilie du Châtelet. Principes mathématiques de la philosophie naturelle. La traduction française des Philosophiae naturalis principia mathematica, Vol II. (Édition critique du manuscrit par Michel Toulmonde.) xviii + 556 pp., illus., figs., index. Ferney-Voltaire: Centre International d’Étude du XVIIIe Siècle, 2015. $160 (cloth).

Demetris Nicolaides. In the Light of Science. Our Ancient Quest for Knowledge and the Measure of Modern Physics. 266 pp., bibl., index. New York: Prometheus Books, 2014. $19 (paper).

George A. Olah with Thomas Mathew. A Life of Magic Chemistry: Autobiographical Reflections Including Post-Nobel Prize Years and the Methanol Economy (Second Updated Edition). x + 320 pp., figs., app., index. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley, 2015. €68.20 (cloth).

Karen Hunger Parshall, Michael T. Walton & Bruce T. Moran (Editors). Bridging Traditions. Alchemy, Chemistry, and Paracelsian Practices in the Early Modern Era.  (Early Modern Studies Series, 15.) xxii + 311 pp., illus., bibls., index. Kirksville, MO: Truman State University Press, 2015. $50.00 (cloth).

James Lequeux. François Arago. A 19th Century French Humanist and Pioneer in Astrophysics. xv + 334 pp., figs., bibl., index. New York: Springer, 2015. $129.00 cloth).

Tamson Pietsch. Empire of scholars. Universities, networks and the British academic world 1850–1939. (Studies in Imperialism.) xiv + 242 pp., apps., bibl., index. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2013. £18.99 (paper).

Raffaele Pisano (Editor). A Bridge between Conceptual Frameworks. Sciences, Society and Technology Studies. (History of Mechanism and machine Science, 27.) lvii + 582 pp., figs., tbls., bibls., index. Dordrecht: Springer, 2015. $119.00 (cloth).

Raffaele Pisano; Danilo Capecchi. Tartaglia’s Science of Weights and Mechanics in the Sixteenth Century. Selections from Quesiti et inventioni diverse: Books VII–VIII. (History of Mechanism and Machine Science, 28.) xviii + 504 pp., figs., bibl., index. Dordrecht: Springer, 2015. $109.00 (cloth).

Lev Pitaevskii; Sandro Stringari. Bose-Einstein Condensation and Superfluidity. (International Series of Monographs on Physics, 164.) xii + 553 pp., tables, figs., illus., index. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2016. £65.00 (cloth).

Ed Regis. Monsters: The Hindenburg Disaster and the Birth of Pathological Technology. xx + 325 pp., bibl., index. New York: Basic Books, 2015. $29.99 (cloth).

Michael Riordan; Lillian Hoddeson; Adrienne W. Kolb. Tunnel Visions. Rise and Fall of the Superconducting Super Collider. xii + 448 pp., figs., apps., bibl., index. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2015. $40 (cloth).

Melvin Santer. Confronting Contagion. Our Evolving Understanding of Disease. xix + 353 pp., app., index. New York: Oxford University Press, 2015. $34.95 (cloth).

Hugh Richard Slotten (Editor). The Oxford Encyclopedia of the History of American Science, Medicine, and Technology. xxx + 1395 pp., index. New York: Oxford University Press, 2015. £127.50 (cloth).

Guenter B. Risse. Driven by Fear. Epidemics and Isolation in San Francisco’s House of Pestilence. xiii + 298 pp., illus., index. Urbana, Chicago & Springfield: University of Illinois Press, 2015. $30.00 (paper).

Andrew Robinson. Einstein: A Hundred Years of Relativity. With a new afterword by Diana Kormos Buchwald. 256 pp., bibl., index. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2015. $24.95 (paper).

Ulf Schmidt. Secret Science. A Century of Poison Warfare and Human Experiments. xxxi + 637 pp., figs., illus., bibl., index. New York: Oxford University Press, 2015. £25.00 (cloth).

Dana Simmons. Vital Minimum. Need, Science, and Politics in Modern France. 243 pp., figs., tbls., bibl., index. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2015. $45.00 (cloth).

Christian Simon. Reisen, Sammeln und Forschen. Die Basler Naturhistoriker Paul und Fritz Sarasin. (Studien zur Geschichte der Wissenschaften in Basel, Neue Folge 10.) 332 pp., bibl., index. Basel: Schwabe Verlag, 2015. €74.50 (cloth).

Justin E. H. Smith. Nature, Human Nature, and Human Difference: Race in Early Modern Philosophy. ix + 296 pp., figs., bibl., index. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2015. $39.95 (cloth).

Christopher Sneddon. Concrete Revolution. Large Dams, Cold War Geopolitics, and the US Bureau of Reclamation. xii + 270 pp., illus., bibl., index. Chicago: University of Chicago Press. $45.00 (cloth).

Keith Snedegar. Mission, Science, and Race in South Africa. A. W. Roberts of Lovedale, 1883–1938. xii + 189 pp., figs., app., bibl., index. London: Lexington Books, 2015. £52.95 (cloth).

Keely Stauter-Halsted. The Devil’s Chain. Prostitution and Social Control in Partitioned Poland. x + 379 pp., figs., bibl., index. Ithaca & London: Cornell University Press, 2015. $39,95 (cloth).

Raymond Stephanson & Darren N. Wagner (Editors). The Secrets of Generation. Reproduction in the Long Eighteenth Century. xviii + 560 pp., illus., bibls., index. Buffalo: University of Toronto Press, 2015. $67.50 (cloth).

Heiko Stoff. Gift in der Nahrung. Zur Genese der Verbraucherpolitik Mitte des 20. Jahrhunderts. xvi + 317 pp., bibl., index. London: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2015. £22.99 (paper).

Mark R. Stoll. Inherit the Holy Mountain. Religion and the Rise of American Environmentalism. xiii + 406 pp., figs., app., bibl., index. New York: Oxford University Press, 2015. £25.99 (cloth).

Ryan Tucker Jones. Empire of Extinction. Russians and the North Pacific’s Strange Beasts of the Sea, 1741–1867. xii + 296 pp., illus., apps., index. New York: Oxford University Press, 2014. £37.99 (cloth).

Douglas A. Vakoch; Matthew F. Dowd (Editors). The Drake Equation. Estimating the Prevalence of Extraterrestrial Life through the Ages. (Cambridge Astrobiology.) xii + 319 pp., index. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2015. £99.99 (cloth).

Joris Vandendriessche; Evert Peeters; Kaat Wils (Editors). Scientists’ Expertise as Performance. Between State and Society, 1860-1960. (History and Philosophy of Technoscience, 6.) xv  + 239 pp., figs., index. London: Pickering & Chatto, 2015. £95.00 (cloth).

Han F. Vermeulen. Before Boas. The Genesis of Ethnography and Ethnology in the German Enlightenment. (Critical Studies in the History of Anthropology Series.) xxiii + 718 pp., illus., bibl., index. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2015. $75.00 (cloth).

Elizabeth Yale. Sociable Knowledge. Natural History and the Nation in Early Modern Britain. (Material Texts.) xi + 346 pp., bibl., index. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2016. $69.95 (cloth).