July, 2010

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Previous Isis Books Received

July, 2010:

Alexandrescu, Vlad; Theis, Robert (Editors). Nature et surnaturel: Philosophies de la nature et métaphysique aux XVIe-XVIIe siècles. (Europaea Memoria, 79.) 199 pp., indexes. New York: Georg Olms Verlag, 2010. 34,80 € (paper). ISBN# 9783487143842

Balashow, Yuri. Persistence & Spacetime. xvi + 233 pp., illus., apps., bibl., index. New York: Oxford University Press, 2010. £35.00 (cloth). ISBN# 9780199579921

Ben-Zaken, Avner. Cross-Cultural Scientific Exchanges in the Eastern Mediterranean, 1560-1660. 246 pp., illus., bibl., index. Baltimore, MD: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2010. $60.00 (cloth). ISBN# 9780801894763

Blackmore, John T.; Itagaki, Ryoichi; Tanaka, Setsuko (Editors). Ernst Mach’s Influence Spreads. xv + 484 pp., index. Sentinel Open Press: Bethesda, 2009. $40.00 (cloth). ISBN# 9780578029344

Böhlandt, Marco. Verborgene Zahn – Verborgener Gott: Mathematik und Naturwissen im Denken des Nicolaus Cusanus (1401-1464). (Sudhoffs Archiv: Zeitschrift für Wissenschaftsgeschichte, 58.) 360 pp., illus., bibl. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2009. 56,00 € (paper). ISBN# 9783515092890

Burkart, Lucas; Cordez, Philippe; Mariaux, Pierre Alain; Potin, Yann (Editors). Le trésor au Moyen Âge: Discours, pratiques et objets. (Micrologus’ Library, 32.) vi + 391 pp., illus., indexes. Florence, Italy: Edizioni del Galluzzo, 2010. 67,00 € (paper). ISBN# 9788884502544

Carré, Antònia (Editor). Libro llamado el porqué: régimen de salud y tratado de fisiognomonía. Traducción castellana de Pedro de Ribas (1567) de Girolamo Manfredi. (Instituto Biblioteca Hispánica: Serie Básica, 2) 584 pp., apps., bibl., indexes. San Millán de la Cogolla: CiLengua, 2009. 30,00 € (paper). ISBN# 9788493765408

Charpentier, Éric; Ghys, Étienne; Lesne, Annick (Editors). The Scientific Legacy of Poincaré. (History of Mathematics, 36.) xiii + 394pp., illus., bibl. Providence, RI: The American Mathematical Society, 2010. $89.00 (cloth). ISBN# 9780821847183

Ciancio, Luca. Vulcan’s Secret Forge: Explorations of the Verona area by British aristocrats and Veneto naturalists during the Eighteenth century. 126 pp., illus., index. Verona, Italy: Consorzio di Tutela Vini Soave e Recioto di Soave, 2010. ISBN# 9788890506307

Creese, Mary R.S.; Creese, Thomas M. Ladies in the Laboratory III: South African, Australian, New Zealand, and Canadian Women in Science, Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Centuries. x + 247 pp., illus., bibls., index. Lanham, MD: The Scarecrow Press, 2010. $75.00 (cloth). ISBN# 9780781087288

Crisciani, Chiara; Repici, Luciana; Rossi, Pietro B. (Editors). Vita longa: Vecchiaia e durata della vita nella tradizione medica e aristotelica antica e medievale. (Micrologus’ Library, 33.) xiv + 208 pp., illus., bibl., indexes. Firenze: Edizioni del Galluzzo, 2009. 42,00 € (paper). ISBN# 9788884503466

D’Antonio, Patricia. American Nursing: A History of Knowedlge, Authority, and the Meaning of Work. xvii + 251 pp., illus., tables, index. Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2010. $60.00 (cloth); $30.00 (paper). ISBN# 9780801895647

Deming, David. Science and Technology in World History, Volume 2: Early Christianity, the Rise of Islam and the Middle Ages. vi + 231 pp., bibl., index. Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Company, 2010. $65.00 (paper). ISBN# 9780786458394

Deming, David. Science and Technology in World History, Volume I: The Ancient World and Classical Civilization. vi + 269 pp., bibli., index. Jefferson, MC: McFarland & Company, 2010. $65.00 (paper). ISBN# 9780786439324

Dick, Steven J. (Editor). NASA’s First 50 Years: Historical Perspectives. xvi + 759 pp., illus., bibl., index. Washington: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 2009. $79.00 (cloth). ISBN# 9780160849657

Doran, Peter T.; Lyons, W. Berry; McKnight, Diane M. (Editors). Life in Antarctic Deserts and other Cold Dry Environments: Astrobiological Analogs. xi + 307 pp., illus., tables, bibls. Cambridge, MA: Cambridge University Press, 2010. $110.00 (cloth). ISBN# 9780521889193

Duffin, Jacalyn. History of Medicine: A Scandalously Short Introduction, Second Edition. xx + 480 pp., illus., tables, app., index. Toronto, ON: University of Toronto Press, 2010. $75.00 (cloth); $35.00 (paper). ISBN# 9780802098252

Gilman, Sander L. Obesity: The Biography. xvi + 214 pp., illus., index. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press, 2010. $24.95 (cloth). ISBN# 9780199557974

Hamel, Jürgen. Begriffe der Astrologie: von Abendstern bis Zwillingsproblem. 752 pp., illus., bibl., tables. Frankfurt am Main: Verlag Harri Deutsch, 2010. 58,00 € (cloth). ISBN# 9783817117857

Henson, Robert. Weather on the Air: A History of Broadcast Meteorology. xiii + 241 pp., illus., index. Boston: The American Meteorological Society, 2010. $35.00 (cloth). ISBN# 9781878220981

Klarich, Elizabeth A. (Editor). Inside Ancient Kitchens: New Directions in the Study of Daily Meals and Feasts. xviii + 258 pp., illus., tables, bibls., index. Boulder, Co: University Press of Colorado, 2010. $55.00 (paper). ISBN# 9780870819421

Kolchinskii, E. I. Stelleriana v Rossii. 76 pp., illus. Sankt-Peterburg: Nestor-Istoriia, 2009. Руб 152.00 (paper). ISBN# 9785981873911

Kolchinskii, E. I.; Petrovich, A. D.; Loskutova, M. V.; Khartonovich, M. V. Rossiisko-serbskie sviazi v oblasti nauki i obrazovaniia: XIX – pervaia polovina XX v. Sankt-Peterburg: Nestor-Istoriia, 2009. $12.00 (paper). ISBN# 9785981873713

Lannoo, Michael J. Leopold’s Shack and Ricketts’s Lab: The Emergence of Environmentalism. xix + 196 pp., illus., index. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 2009. $24.95 (cloth). ISBN# 9780520264786

Lebowitz, Michael A. The Socialist Alternative: Real Human Development. 191 pp., bibl., index. New York: Monthly Review Press, 2010. $15.95 (paper). ISBN# 9781583672143

Leonard, Robert. von Neumann, Morgenstern, and the Creation of Game Theory: From Chess to Social Science, 1900-1960. x + 390 pp., illus., bibl., index. Cambridge, MA: Cambridge University Press, 2010. $95.00 (cloth). ISBN# 9780521562669

Meinel, Christoph (Editor). Grenzengänger zwischen Himmel und Erde: Kometen in der Frühen Neuzeit. (Kataloge und Schriften der Staatlichen Bibliothek Regensburg, 1.) 147 pp., illus., bibl., index. Regensburg: Universitätsverlag Regensburg, 2009. 12,90 € (paper). ISBN# 9783868450378

Moura, Carlos Francisco. Astronomia na Amazônia no século XVIII (Tratadio de Madri): os astrônomos szentmártonyi e brunelli instrumentos astronômicos e livros científicos. 167pp., illus. bibl. Rio de Janeiro: Real Gabinete Portugês de Leitura, 2008. $30.00 (paper). ISBN# 9788599942024

Pantalony, David. Altered Sensations: Rudolph Koenig’s Acoustical Workshop in Nineteenth-Century Paris. (Archimedes: New Studies in the History of Science and Technology, 24.) xxxvi + 372 pp., illus., tables, bibls., index. Dordrecht, Netherlands: Springer Science+Business Media, 2009. ISBN# 9789048128150

Reagan, Leslie J. Dangerous Pregnancies: Mothers, Disabilities, and Abortion in Modern America. xv + 372 pp., illus., bibl., index. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2010. $27.50 (cloth). ISBN# 9780520259034

Robert S. Arrighi. Revolutionary Atmosphere: The Story of the Altitude Wind Tunnel and the Space Power Chambers. xviii + 392 pp., illus., bilb., index. Washington: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 2010. $25.00 (cloth). ISBN# 9780160856419

Sriver, Tom. True Jacob: A Novel. 340 pp., illus. Kalamazoo: Fair Oaks, 2009. $25.00 (paper). ISBN# 9780615291376

Stepansky, Paul E. Psychoanalysis at the Margins. xviii + 357 pp., index. New York, NY: Other Press, 2009. $39.00 (cloth). ISBN# 9781590513408

Telkes-Klein, Eva; Yakira, Elhanan (Editors). L’histoire et la philosophie des sciences à la lumière de l’œuvre d’Émile Meyerson (1859-1933). (Bibliothèque d’études juives, 36.) 238 pp., bibl., index. Paris: Honoré Champion, 2010. 50,00 € (cloth). ISBN# 9782745319739

Thomasset, Claude; Ducos, Joëlle; Chambon, Jean-Pierre (Editors). Aux origines de la géologie de l’Antiquité au Moyen Âge. (Sciences, techniques et civilisations du Moyen Âge à l’aube des Lumières, 12.) 517 pp., illus., tables, bibls., indexes. Paris: Honoré Champion, 2010. 100,00 € ( (cloth). ISBN# 9782745319159