July – September, 2014

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Previous Isis Books Received

July – September, 2014:

Elisa Andretta & Marylin Nicoud (eds.). Être médecin à la cour (Italie, France, Espagne, XIIIe – XVIIIe siécle). (Micrologus’ Library, voll. 52.) vi +285 pp., index. Sismel : Edizioni del Galluzzo, 2013.  €48 (paper).

Roberto Angeloni. Unity and Continuity in Niels Bohr’s Philosophy of Physics. (Biblioteca di Nuncius, Studi e testi, 72.) xi + 211 pp., bibl., index.Firenze: Leo S. Olschki, 2013. €27 (paper).

Miguel de Asúa. Science in the Vanished Arcadia: Knowledge of Nature in the Jesuit Missions of Paraguay and Río de la Plata. (Scientific and Learned Cultures and Their Institutions, 11.) xvi + 385 pp., illus., maps, app., bibl., index. Leiden: Brill, 2014. €140 (cloth).

Lady Anne Bacon. The letters of Lady Anne Bacon. Edited by Gemma Allen. (Camden fifth series, 44.) xi + 296 pp., index. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press for the Royal Historical Society, 2014. $80 (cloth).

Erik C. Banks. The Realistic Empiricism of Mach, James, and Russell: Neutral Monism Reconceived. viii + 217 pp., fig., bibl., index. Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2014. £60 (cloth).

Naomi Beck. La Gauche Évolutionniste. Spencer et ses lecteurs en France et en Italie. (Annales Littéraires de l’Université de Franche-Comté, nr. 927.) 221 pp., tables, apps., bibl., index. Presses universitaire de Franche-Comté, 2014. €12 (paper).

Marco Beretta & Maria Conforti (Editors). Fakes!? Hoaxes, Counterfeits and Deception in Early Modern Science. xv + 280 pp., illus., figs., tables, apps., index. Sagamore Beach: Science History Publications/USA, 2014. $47,96 (paper).

Zvi Biener; Eric Schliesser (Editors). Newton and Empiricism. xi + 366 pp., illus., tables, bibl., index. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2014. £55 (cloth).

Frank Biess; Daniel M. Gross (Editors). Science and Emotions after 1945: A Transatlantic Perspective. v + 432 pp., tables, bibl., index. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 2014. $40 (paper).

Ted Binnema. “Enlightened zeal”: The Hudson’s Bay Company and Scientific Networks, 1670–1870.xvi + 458 pp., illus., bibl., index. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2014. $37.95 (paper).

Rens Bod. A New History of the Humanities: The Search for Principles and Patterns from Antiquity to the Present. xv + 384 pp., illus., table, bibl., index. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013. £45 (cloth).

W. Boyd Rayward (Editor). Information Beyond Borders: International Cultural and Intellectual Exchange in the Belle Époquexvi + 318 pp., illus., bibl., index.Farnham: Ashgate, 2014. £65 (cloth).

Lundy Braun. Breathing Race Into the Machine. The Surprising Career of the Spirometer from Plantation to Genetics. xxix + 271 pp., illus., index. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota, 2014. $24,95 (cloth).

R. W. Burgess; Michael Kulikowski. Mosaics of Time: The Latin Chronicle Traditions from the First Century BC to the Sixth Century AD. Volume 1: A Historical Introduction to the Chronicle Genre from its Origins to the High Middle Ages. (Studies in the Early Middle Ages, 33.) xiv + 444 pp., apps., bibl., index. Turnhout: Brepols, 2013. €100 (cloth).

Colin B. Burke. Information and Intrigue: From Index Cards to Dewey Decimals to Alger Hiss. (History and Foundations of Information Science.) xii + 370 pp., illus., bibl., index. Cambridge, Mass.: The MIT Press, 2014. $45 (cloth).

Frederick Burkhardt; et al. (Editors). The Correspondence of Charles Darwin.Vol. 20. xxxix + 862 pp., illus., bibl., index. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2013. £90 (cloth).

Frederick Burkhardt; et al. (Editors). The Correspondence of Charles Darwin.Vol. 21. xxxvii + 784 pp., illus., bibl., index. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2014. £90 (cloth).

Andrew J. Butrica. The Navigators: A History of NASA’s Deep-Space Navigation. iii + 367 pp., illus., index. [s.l.]:Andrew J. Butrica, 2014. $59.95 (paper).

David Cantor; Edmund Ramsden (Editors). Stress, Shock, and Adaptation in the Twentieth Century. (Rochester Studies in Medical History.)  vi + 367 pp., illus., tables, bibl., index.Rochester: University of Rochester Press, 2014. £80 (cloth).

William Carruthers (Editor). Histories of Egyptology: Interdisciplinary Measures. (Routledge Studies in Egyptology.) xiii + 283 pp., illus., bibl., index. Hoboken: Taylor and Francis, 2015. $140 (cloth).

Francesco Paolo De Ceglia (Editor). Storia della definizione di norte. 686 pp., illus., bibl., index. Milano: FrancoAngeli, 2014. €55 (paper).

Jonathan Conlin. Evolution and the Victorians: Science, Culture and Politics in Darwin’s Britain. xiii + 235 pp., illus., bibl., index. London: Bloomsbury, 2014. $34.95 (paper).

Lino Conti (Editor). Itinerari della medicina nel Seicento. (Ricerche Filosofiche, 11.) 144 pp., bibl., index. Città di Castello: Edizioni Centro Stampa, 2013. €18 (paper).

James T. Costa. Wallace, Darwin, and the Origin of Species. xvii + 331 pp., illus., map, tables, apps., bibl., index. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 2014. $39.95 (cloth).

Hugh Crone. Mersenne: Questions without End: An Introduction to the Correspondance of Marin Mersenne. 124 pp., index. Melbourne: Albarello Press, 2014. $30 (paper).

J. David Pleins. In Praise of Darwin. George Romanes and the Evolution of a Darwinian Believer. xvii + 397 pp., illus., charts, apps., bibl., index. New York: Bloomsbury, 2014. $30,99 (paper).

Gowan Dawson; Bernard Lightman (Editors). Victorian Scientific Naturalism: Community, Identity, Continuity. viii + 345 pp., illus., bibl., index. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 2014. $45 (cloth).

David C. Devonis. History of Psychology 101. (The Psych 101 Series, 11.) x + 287 pp., figs., apps., bibl., index. New York: Springer, 2014. $30 (paper).

Sarah DryThe Newton Papers: The Strange and True Odyssey of Isaac Newton’s Manuscriptsxi + 196 pp., illus., index. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2014. $29.95 (cloth).

Roman Duda. Pearls from a Lost City: The LVOV School of Mathematics. (History of Mathematics, 40.) xi + 231 pp., illus., figs, bibl. index. Providence, Rhode Island: American Mathematical Society, 2014. $39 (cloth).

Sven Dupré, Dedo von Kerssenbrock-Krosigk; Beat Wismer (Editors). Art and Alchemy: The Mystery of Transformation. 280 pp., illus., bibl. Munich: Hirmer; Düsseldorf: Stiftung Museum Kunstpalast, 2014. €39,90 (cloth).

Sven Dupré (Editor). Laboratories of Art: Alchemy and Art Technology from Antiquity to the 18th Century. (Archimedes, 37.) xxiii + 200 pp., illus. Cham: Springer, 2014. € 83,29 (cloth).

Noah J. Efron. A Chosen Calling: Jews in Science in the Twentieth Century. (Medicine, Science, and Religion in Historical Context.) xv + 149 pp., bibl., index. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2014. $26.95 (cloth).

Heather Ellis; Ulrike Kirchberger (Editors). Anglo-German Scholarly Networks in the Long Nineteenth Century. (History of Science and Medicine Library, 43; Knowledge Infrastructure and Knowledge Economy, 4.) xii + 237 pp., illus., bibl., index. Leiden: Brill, 2014. €104 (cloth).

Cornelia Fabian. Technologieentwicklung im Spannungsfeld von Industrie, Wissenschaft und Staat: zu den Anfängen des Innovationssystems der Materialbearbeitungslaser in der Bundesrepublik Deutschland 1960 bis 1997. 192 pp., illus., bibl. Diepholz: Verlag für Geschichte der Naturwissenschaften und der Technik, 2012. €25 (paper).

Richard D. Fulton; Peter H. Hoffenberg (Editors). Oceania and the Victorian Imagination: Where All Things Are Possible. x + 209 pp., illus., bibl., index. Farnham: Ashgate, 2013. £60 (cloth).

Paolo Galluzzi. Libertà di Filosofare in Naturalibus. I Mondi Paralleli di Cesi e Galileo(Storia Dell’Accademia Dei Lincei, Studi 4). 599 pp., illus., apps., bibl., index. Roma: Scienze e Lettere, Editore Commerciale, 2014. €100 (cloth).

Brain Gee. Francis Watkins and the Dollond Telescope Patent Controversy. Edited by Anita McConnell; A.D. Morrison-Low. (Science, Technology and Culture, 1700–1945.) xxvi + 392 pp., illus., figs., tables, apps., bibl., index. Farnham: Ashgate, 2014. £85 (cloth).

Tina Gianquitto; Lydia Fisher (Editors). America’s Darwin: Darwinian Theory and U.S. Literary Culture. vi + 401 pp., illus., maps, index. Athens, Georgia: University of Georgia Press, 2014. $29.95 (paper).

Thomas Gold. Taking the Back off the Watch: A Personal Memoir. Edited by Simon Mitton. (Astrophysics and space science library, 381.) xvii + 232 pp., illus., index. Heidelberg: Springer, 2012. €121,89 (cloth).

Augusto Gonzáles de Linares. Obra Completa. Edited by Carlos Nieto Blanco. (Coediciones, 2.) 591 pp., illus., bibl., index. Santander: Editorial de la Universidad de Cantabria, 2013. €30 (paper).

Miguel A. Granada; Adam Mosley; Nicholas Jardine (Editors). Christoph Rothmann’s Discourse on the Comet of 1585: An Edition and Translation with Accompanying Essays. (History of Science and Medicine Library, 44; Medieval and Early Modern Science, 22.) xx + 376 pp., illus., tables, bibl., indexes. Leiden: Brill, 2014. €140 (cloth).

Brad S. Gregory. The Unintended Reformation. How a Religious Revolution Secularized Society. 574 pp., index. Cambridge, Mass.: The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2012. $39,95 (cloth).

Gerald N. Grob. Aging Bones: A Short History of Osteoporosis. (Johns Hopkins Biographies of Disease, 61.) xx + 284 pp., index. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2014. $24.95 (paper).

Jean de Groot. Aristotle’s Empiricism: Experience and Mechanics in the 4th Century BC. xxv + 442 pp., illus., tables, bibl., index.Las Vegas: Parmenides Publishing, 2014. $127 (paper).

Marco Guardo & Raniero Orioli (Editors). Cronache e Statuti Della Prima Accademia Dei Lincei. Gesta Lynceorum, «Ristretto» Delle Costituzioni, Praescriptiones Lynceae Academiae. (Accademia Nazionale Dei Lincei, Vol. 6) 177 pp., bibl., index. Roma: Scienze E Lettere, Editore Commerciale, 2014. €35 (cloth).

Nils Güttler. Das Kosmoskop: Karten und ihre Benutzer in der Pflanzengeographie des 19. Jahrhunderts. 545 pp., illus., bibl., index. (Göttingen: Wallstein Verlag, 2014). €64,90 (cloth).

Amit Hagar. Discrete or Continuous? The Quest for Fundamental Length in Modern Physics. xi + 267 pp., figs., bibl., index. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2014. £60 (cloth).

John S. Haller Jr. Shadow Medicine: The Placebo in Conventional and Alternative Therapies. xxix + 255 pp., apps., bibl., index. New York: Columbia University Press, 2014. $35 (cloth).

Kimberly A. Hamlin. From Eve to Evolution: Darwin, Science, and Women’s Rights in Gilded Age America. vii + 238 pp., illus., bibl., index. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 2014. $ 40 (cloth).

Kathleen Hardesty Doig. From Encyclopédie to Encyclopédie Méthodique: Revision and Expansion. (SVEC, 2013, 11.) xiv + 314 pp., illus., table, app., bibl., index. Oxford: Voltaire Foundation, 2013. £65 (paper).

Anke te Heesen. The Newspaper Clipping: A Modern Paper Object. Translated by Lori Lantz. (Rethinking Art’s Histories.) x + 281 pp., illus., bibl., index.Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2014. £70 (cloth).

Sabine Herrmann. Giacomo Casanova und die Medizin des 18. Jahrhunderts. (Medizen, Gesellschaft und Geschichte, 44) 214 pp., illus., bibl., index. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2012. €39 (paper).

Christopher Hollings. Mathematics across the Iron Curtain: A History of the Algebraic Theory of Semigroups. (History of mathematics, 41.) xi + 441 pp., Providence, Rhode Island: American Mathematical Society, 2014. $109 (cloth).

Robert Hudson. Seeing Things: The Philosophy of Reliable Observation. xxiv + 274 pp., apps., bibl., index. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2014. £41.99 (cloth).

Alexander von Humboldt. Views of Nature. Edited by Stephen T. Jackson; Laura Dassow Walls. Translated by Mark W. Person. viii + 313 pp., tables, index. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2014. $45 (cloth).

Sandra Janssen. Phantasmen. Imagination in Psycholgie und Literatur 1840-1930. 511 pp., bibl. Göttingen: Wallstein Verlag, 2013. €44.90 (paper).

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

Christopher F. Jones. Routes of Power: Energy and Modern America. 312 pp., illus., maps, bibl., index. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 2014. $39.95 (cloth).

Richard H. Jones. For the Glory of God: The Role of Christianity in the Rise and Development of Modern Science. Volume 2: The History of Christian Ideas and Control Beliefs in Science. viii + 262 pp., bibl., index. Lanham: University Press of America, 2012. $30 (paper).

Pieter Josephson, Thomas Karlsohn & Johan Östling. The Humboldtian Tradition. Origins and Legacies. (Scientific and Learned Cultures and Their Institutions, Vol. 12). ix +216 pp., index. Leiden: Brill, 2014. €104 (cloth).

Michael Kaasch; Joachim Kaasch (Editors). Ordnung – Organisation – Organismus: Beitrage zur 20. Jahrestagung der DGGTB  in Bonn 2011. (Verhandlungen zur Geschichte und Theorie der Biologie, 18.) 256 pp., illus., bibl., index. Berlin: Verlag für Wissenschaft und Bildung, 2014. €34 (paper).

Victor J. Katz; Karen Hunger Parshall. Taming the Unknown: History of Algebra from Antiquity to the Early Twentieth Century. xiii + 485 pp., illus., bibl., index. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2014. $49.50 (cloth).

Martin Kenney; David C. Mowery (Editors). Public Universities and Regional Growth: Insights from the University of California. (Innovation and Technology in the World Economy.) xviii + 247 pp., figs., tables, map, bibl., index. Stanford, Calif.: Stanford Business Books, 2014. $29.95 (paper).

Jamie C. Kassler. Seeking Truth: Roger North’s Notes on Newton and Correspondence with Samuel Clarke c.1704–1713. xii + 374 pp., illus., bibl., index. Farnham: Ashgate, 2014. £80 (cloth).

Joel Kaye. A History of Balance, 1250–1375: The Emergence of a New Model of Equilibrium and its Impact on Medieval Thought. ix + 519 pp., illus., bibl., index. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2014. £ (cloth).

Yung Sik Kim. Questioning Science in East Asian Contexts: Essays on Science, Confucianism, and the Comparative History of Science. (Science and Religion in East Asia, 1.) vii + 284 pp., bibl., index. Leiden: Brill, 2014. €103 (cloth).

Helen King. The One-Sex Body on Trial: The Classical and Early Modern Evidence. (History of Medicine in Context.) xii + 274 pp., illus., app., bibl., index. Farnham: Ashgate, 2013. £70 (cloth).

Anne Kirkham; Cordelia Warr (Editors). Wounds in the Middle Ages. (History of Medicine in Context.) xiv + 254 pp., illus., tables, bibl., index. Farnham: Ashgate, 2014. £70 (cloth).

Paul Kopperman (Editor). ‘Regimental Practice’ by John Buchanan, M.D.: An Eighteenth-Century Medical Diary and Manual. (History of Medicine in Context.) xiii + 231 pp., bibl., index. Farnham: Ashgate, 2012. £70 (cloth).

Roger D. Launius. Historical Analogs for the Stimulation of Space Commerce. (Monographs in Aerospace History, no. 54). vi + 118 pp., figs., tables, bibl. Washginton: National Aeronautics and Space Administration. free (paper).

Antoine Lavoisier. Œuvres de Lavoisier: Correspondance. Volume 7: 1792–1794. Edited by Patrice Bret. Foreword by Henri Kagan. xv + 587 pp., illus., tables, apps., index. Paris: Académie des sciences, 2012. € 70 (paper).

Rebecka Lettevall; Geert Somsen; Sven Widmalm (Editors). Neutrality in Twentieth-Century Europe: Intersections of Science, Culture, and Politics after the First World War. (Routledge Studies in Cultural History.) ix + 351 pp., illus., index. New York: Routledge, 2012. $130 (hardcover).

Wenchao Li; Hartmut Rudolph (Editors). Leibniz” in der Zeit des Nationalsozialismus: Internationale Arbeitstagung 23.-25. September 2010. (Studia Leibnitiana – Sonderhefte, 42.) 309 pp. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2013. €52 (paper).

Kristie Macrakis. Prisoners, Lovers, & Spies: The Story of Invisible Ink from Herodotus to Al-Qaeda. xiv + 377 pp., illus., bibl., app., index. New Haven & London: Yale University Press, 2014. $27.50 (cloth).

Krista Maglen. The English System: Quarantine, Immigration and the Making of a Port Sanitary Zone. x + 240 pp., tables, bibl., index. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2014. $100 (cloth).

Jane Maienschein. Embryos under the Microscope:The Diverging Meanings of Life. x + 336 pp., illus., tables, bibl., index.Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 2014. $28.95 (cloth).

Moses Maimonides. On Rules Regarding the Practical Part of the Medical Art. Translated and edited by Gerrit Bos; Y. Tzvi Langermann. xxvi + 123 pp., bibl., index. Provo, Utah: Brigham Young University Press, 2014. $89 (cloth).

Michela Malpangotto; Vincent Jullien; Efthymios Nicolaidis (Editors). L’homme au risque de l’infini: mélanges d’histoire et de philosophie des sciences offerts à Michel Blay. (De diversis artibus, 93.) 444 pp., illus., bibl.Turnhout: Brepols, 2013. € 55 (cloth).

Chris Manias. Race, Science, and the Nation: Reconstructing the Ancient Past in Britain, France and Germany. (Routledge Studies in Cultural History, 21.) xiv + 301 pp., illus., bibl., index. New York: Routledge, 2013.$125 (cloth).

Paula J. Martin. Suzanne Noël: Cosmetic Surgery, Feminism and Beauty in Early Twentieth-Century France. (History of Medicine in Context.) 157 pp., ill., apps., bibl., index. Farnham: Ashgate, 2014. £65 (cloth).

Robert A. McCaughey. A Lever Long Enough: A History of Columbia’s School of Engineering and Applied Science Since 1864. xxviii + 338 pp., illus., bibl., index. New York: Columbia University Press, 2014. $40 (cloth).

Elizabeth W. Mellyn. Mad Tuscans and Their Families: A History of Mental Disorder in Early Modern Italy. 290 pp., illus., bibl., index. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2014. $55 (cloth).

Wendy Mitchinson. Body Failure: Medical Views of Women, 1900–1950. xiii + 414 pp., illus., index. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2013. $39.95 (paper).

Charles Mollan (Editor). William Parsons, 3rd Earl of Rosse: Astronomy and the Castle in Nineteenth-Century Ireland. (Royal Dublin Society–­Science and Irish Culture Series, 4.) xxii + 368 pp., illus., bibl., index. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2014. £70 (cloth).

Henri de Montfaucon de Villars. Le comte de Gabalis, ou entretiens sur les sciences secrètes: avec l’adaptation du Liber de Nymphis de Paracelse par Blaise de Vigenère (1583). Edited by Didier Kahn. (Sources classiques, 105.) 307 pp., illus., apps., bibl., index. Paris: Champion, 2010. €71 (cloth).

Marco Mostert. A Bibliography of Works on Medieval Communication. (Utrecht Studies in Medieval Literacy, 2.) xiv + 658 pp., index. Turnhout: Brepols, 2012.

Peter B. Moyle; Amber D. Manfree; Peggy L. Fiedler (Editors). Suisun Marsh: Ecological History and Possible Futures. xii + 239 pp., illus., tables, maps, apps., bibl., index. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2014. $44.95 (paper).

Marilyn Nicoud. Le prince et les médecins: Pensée et pratiques médicales à Milan (1402–1476). (Collection de l’École Française de Rome, 488.) xi + 804 pp., illus., apps., bibl., index. Rome: École française de Rome, 2014. €59 (paper).

Takashi Nishiyama. Engineering War and Peace in Modern Japan, 1868­­­­­­­–1964. (Johns Hopkins Studies in the History of Technology.) xii + 264 pp., illus., tables, app., bibl., index. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2014. $55 (cloth).

Eric C. Nystrom. Seeing Underground:Maps, Models, and Mining Engineering in America. xii + 301 pp., illus., maps, bibl., index.Reno: University of Nevada Press, 2014. $39.95 (cloth).

Steven M. Oberhelman (Editor). Dreams, Healing, and Medicine in Greece: From Antiquity to the Present. xiv + 341 pp., illus., tables, index. Farnham: Ashgate, 2013. £70 (cloth).

Günther Oestmann. Auf dem Weg zum “Deutschen Chronometer”: die Einführung von Präzisionszeitmessern bei der deutschen Handels- und Kriegsmarine bis zum Ersten Weltkrieg. (Deutsche maritime Studien, 21.) 500 pp., illus., app., bibl. Bremen : Verlag H. M. Hauschild GmbH, 2012. € 58 (cloth).

Lorenz Oken. Gesammelte Werke. Volume 4: Naturgeschichte für Schulen. Edited by Thomas Bach; Olaf Breidbach; Dietrich von Engelhardt. lxi + 1000 pp., tables, bibl.,  index. Weimar: Böhlaus Nachfolger, 2013. (cloth).

Pietro Daniel Omodeo. Copernicus in the Cultural Debates of the Renaissance: Reception, Legacy, Transformation. (History of Science and Medicine Library, 45; Medieval and Early Modern Science, 23.) xiii + 433 pp., illus., bibl., index. Leiden: Brill, 2014. €150 (cloth).

Teresa Ortiz-Gómez; María Jesús Santesmases (Editors). Gendered Drugs and Medicine: Historical and Socio-Cultural Perspectives. (Gender and Well-being.) xiii + 246 pp., illus., tables, bibl., index. Farnham: Ashgate, 2014. £65 (cloth).

A. Papadopoulos; G. Théret (Editors). La théorie des lignes parallèles de Johann Heinrich Lambert. (Collection sciences dans l’histoire.) vii + 214 pp., illus., figs., apps., bibl., index. Paris: Librairie Scientifique et Technique, 2014. (paper).

Keith M. Parsons. It Started with Copernicus: Vital Questions about Science. 429 pp., index. Amherst, NY: Prometheus Books, 2014. $19.95 (paper).

Peter Pesic. Music and the Making of Modern Science. viii + 347 pp., illus., bibl., index. Cambridge, Mass.: The MIT Press, 2014. $40 (cloth).

C. Philipp E. Nothaft. Medieval Latin Christian Texts on the Jewish Calendar: A Study with Five Editions and Translations. (Time, Astronomy, and Calendars, 4.) xii + 690 pp., illus., apps., bibl., index. Leiden: Brill, 2014. €162 (cloth).

Amit Prasad. Imperial Technoscience. Transnational Histories of MRI in the United States, Britain, and India. (Inside Technology.) xi + 219 pp., illus., tables., bibl., index. Cambridge, Mass.: The MIT Press, 2014. $37 (cloth).

Kenneth Quickenden; Sally Baggott; Malcolm Dick (Editors). Matthew Boulton: Enterprising Industrialist of the Enlightenment. (Science, Technology and Culture, 1700–1945.) xviii + 294 pp., illus., tables, app., bibl., index. Farnham: Ashgate, 2012. £75 (cloth).

Karen Raber. Animal Bodies, Renaissance Culture. 234 pp., illus., bibl. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2013. $65 (cloth).

Prudence M. Rice. Space-Time Perspectives on Early Colonial Moquegua. xx + 378 pp., illus., maps, tables, bibl., index. Boulder: University Press of Colorado, 2013. $70 (cloth).

Lucas Richert. Conservatism, Consumer Choice, and the Food and Drug Administration during the Reagan Era: A Prescription for Scandal. viii + 223 pp., illus., tables, bibl., index. Lanham: Lexington Books, 2014. $90 (cloth).

Hugh Ridley. Darwin Becomes Art: Aesthetic Vision in the Wake of Darwin: 1870–1920. (Internationale Forschungen zur allgemeinen und vergleichenden Literaturwissenschaft, 175.) 237 pp., bibl., index. Amsterdam : Rodopi, 2014. € 50 (paper).

J.S. Rowlinson. Sir James Dewar, 1842–1923: A Ruthless Chemist. (Science, Technology and Culture, 1700–1945.) vi + 261 pp., illus., app., bibl., index. Farnham: Ashgate, 2012. £70 (cloth).

Thomas Rütten; Martina King (Editors). Contagionism and Contagious Diseases: Medicine and Literature 1880–1933. (Spectrum Literaturwissenschaft, 38.) vi + 242 pp., illus., bibl., index.Berlin: De Gruyter, 2013. € 99,95 (cloth).

Juanita Feros Ruys; John O. Ward; Melanie Heyworth (Editors). The Classics in the Medieval and Renaissance Classroom: The Role of Ancient Texts in the Arts Curriculum as Revealed by Surviving Manuscripts and Early Printed Books. (Disputatio, 20.) x + 420 pp., illus., index. Turnhout: Brepols, 2013. (cloth).

Antonio Sánchez. La espada, la cruz y el Padrón: soberanía, fe y representación cartográfica en el mundo ibérico bajo la Monarquía Hispánica, 1503–1598. (Colección Universos Americanos, 11.) 333 pp., illus., maps, bibl. Madrid : Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas, 2013. €18 (paper).

Évariste Sanchez-Palencia. Promenade dialectique dans les sciences. (Collection histoire des sciences.) 473 pp., illus., bibl., index. Paris: Hermann, 2012. €25 (paper).

Astrid Schwarz. Experiments in Practice. (History and Philosophy of Technoscience, 2.) vii + 257 pp., illus., maps, table, bibl., index. London: Pickering & Chatto, 2014. £60 (cloth).

Avi Sharma. We Lived for the Body: Natural Medicine and Public Health in Imperial Germany. ix + 210 pp., bibl., index. DeKalb: NIU Press, 2014. $35 (paper).

Brandie R. Siegfried; Lisa T. Sarasohn (Editor). God and Nature in the Thought of Margaret Cavendish. xvi + 257 pp., illus., app., bibl., index. Farnham: Ashgate, 2014. £65 (cloth).

John E. Simmons. Fluid Preservation: A Comprehensive Reference. xvi + 347 pp., illus., tables, bibl., index. Lanham: Rowman & Littlefield, 2014. $95 (cloth).

Ana Simões, Ana Carneiro, Maria Paula Diogo, Luís Miguel Carolino, Teresa Salomé Mota. Uma História da Faculdade de Ciências da Universidades de Lisboa (1911-1974). 266 pp., illus., figs., tables, bibl. Lisboa: Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade de Lisboa, 2013 (cloth).

Ronald K. Smeltzer, Robert J. Ruben, Paulette Rose. Extraordinary Women in Science & Medicine: Four Centuries of Achievement. 182 pp., illus., index. New York: The Grolier Club, 2013. $35 (paper).

Pamela H. Smith; Amy R.W. Meyers; Harold J. Cook (Editors). Ways of Making and Knowing: The Material Culture of Empirical Knowledge. (Bard Graduate Center Cultural Histories of the Material World.)xi + 430 pp., illus., table, bibl., index.Ann Arbor: The University of Michigan Press, 2014. $60 (cloth).

Kathryn Steen. The American Synthetic Organic Chemicals Industry: War and Politics, 1910–1930. xii + 403 pp., illus., tables, bibl., index. Chapel Hill: The University of North Carolina Press, 2014. $39.95 (paper).

E.C. Spary. Feeding France: New Sciences of Food, 1760–1815. (Cambridge Social and Cultural Histories.) xi + 428 pp., illus., bibl., index. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2014. $99 (cloth).

Kara W. Swanson. Banking on the Body: The Market in Blood, Milk, and Sperm in Modern America. 333 pp., illus., bibl., index. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 2014. $35 (cloth).

James Tabery. Beyond Versus: The Struggle to Understand the Interaction of Nature and Nurture. (Life and Mind: Philosophical Issues in Biology and Psychology.) xiii + 279 pp., figs., tables, bibl., index. Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press, 2014. $40 (cloth).

Walter Tega. Tradizione e rivoluzione: scienza e potere in Francia (1815–1840). (Pansophia, 11.) ix + 346 pp., illus., bibl., index. Firenze: Leo S. Olschki, 2013. €35 (paper).

Anne Tihon; Raymond Mercier. Ptolemaiou Procheiroi kanones: Les tables faciles de Ptolémée. (Publications de l’Institut orientaliste de Louvain, 59.) 210 pp., tables, index. Louvain-La-Neuve: Université Catholique de Louvain, Institut Orientaliste, 2011. (paper).

Douglas A. Vakoch (Editor). Archaeology, Anthropology, and Interstellar Communication. (NASA History Series) xxx + 302 pp., illus., index. Washington, DC: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Office of Communications, History Program Office, 2014. $47 (cloth).

Andreas Vesalius. The Fabric of the Human Body: An Annotated Translation of the 1543 and 1555 Editions of De Humani Corporis Fabrica Libri Septem. Edited by Daniel H. Garrison; Malcolm H. Hast. cxx + 1,338 pp., illus. 2 vols. Basel: Karger, 2014. €1,250 (cloth).

Nicolas de Villiers, sieur de Chandoux. Lettres sur l’or potable: suivies du traité De la connaissance des vrais principes de la nature et des mélanges et de fragments d’un Commentaire sur l’Amphithéâtre de la sapience éternelle de Khunrath. Edited by Sylvain Matton; Xavier Kieft; Simone Mazauric. (Anecdota, 9.) x + 576pp., illus., bibl., index.Paris: SÉHA, 2012. €30 (paper).

Wayne Waxman. Kant’s Anatomy of the Intelligent Mind. xx + 582 pp., bibl., index. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2014. $ 99 (cloth).

Josef Webel. Geschichte der Bildschirmtechnik 1970–2000: Synergien, Netzwerke und Innovationssysteme in Baden-Württemberg. 352 pp., illus., bibl., index. Berlin: Logos-Verlag, 2013. $59 (paper).

Robert Weston. Medical Consulting by Letter in France, 1665–1789. (History of Medicine in Context.) vi + 228 pp., tables, bibl., index. Farnham: Ashgate, 2013. £70 (cloth).

Andrea S. Wiley. Cultures of Milk: The Biology and Meaning of Dairy Products in the United States and India. xi + 193 pp., illus., figs., tables, bibl., index. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 2014. $39.95 (cloth).

Adrian Wilson. Ritual and Conflict: The Social Relations of Childbirth in Early Modern England. (History of Medicine in Context.) vi + 261 pp., bibl., index. Farnham: Ashgate, 2013. £70 (cloth).

Aaron Worth. Imperial Media. Colonial Networks and Information Technologies in the British Literary Imagination, 1857-1918. vii + 146 pp., bibl., index. Columbus: The Ohio State University Press, 2014. $49.95 (cloth).

Richard Yeo. Notebooks, English Virtuosi, and Early Modern Science. xviii + 398 pp., illus., bibl., index. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2014. $45 (cloth).