July – September, 2015

July – September, 2015:

Frank Arntzenius (Editors). Space, Time, and Stuff. viii + 288 pp., figs., apps., bibl., index. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012. $55.00 (cloth).

Melinda Baldwin. Making Nature. The History of a Scientific Journal. vii + 309 pp., figs., bibl., index. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 2015. $45.00 (cloth).

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

Matthew Bell. Melancholia: The Western Malady. xvii + 210 pp., bibl., index. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2015. £65.00 (cloth).

John C. Burnham. Health Care in America. A History. xiv + 596 pp., figs., index. Baltimore: John Hopkins University Press, 2015. $34.95 (paper).

Elena Conis. Vaccine Nation: America’s Changing Relationship with Immunization. 353 pp., bibl., index. Chicago & London: The University of Chicago Press, 2015. $27.50 (cloth).

Jeffrey L. Cooley. Poetic Astronomy in the Ancient Near East: The Reflexes of Celestial Science in Ancient Mesopotamian, Ugaritic, And Istraelite Narrative. (History, Archaeology, and Culture of the Levant, 5.) ix + 396 pp., tables, bibl., apps., indexes. Winona Lake, Indiana: Eisenbrauns, 2013. $54.50 (cloth).

Marcos Cueto; Steven Palmer. Medicine and Public Health in Latin America: a history. (New Approaches to the Americas.) xi + 306 pp., index. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2015. $29.99 (paper).

R. M. W. Dixon. Edible Gender, Mother-in-Law Style, and Other Grammatical Wonders. Studies in Dyirbal Yidiñ, and Warrgamay. xiv + 342 pp., tables, bibl., index. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2015. £65.00 (cloth).

John Dvorak. Earthquake Storms. The Fascinating History and Volatile Future of the San Andreas Fault. xviii + 254 pp., figs., index. New York: Pegasus Books LLC, 2014. $27.95 (cloth).

Robert Felfe. Naturform und bildnerische Prozesse. Elemente einer Wissensgeschichte in der Kunst des 16. Und 17. Jahrhunderts. xii + 345 pp., illus., bibl., index. Berlin: De Gruyter, 2015. €79.95 (cloth).

Silke Fengler; Carola Sachse (Editors). Kernforschung in Österreich. Wandlungen eines interdisziplinären Forschungsfeldes 1900–1978. (Wissenschaft, Macht und Kultur in der modernen Geschichte, 1.) 411 pp. illus., tbls. Wien: Böhlau Verlag, 2012. €35.00 (paper).

Silke Fengler (Editor). Kerne, Kooperation und Konkurrenz. Kernforschung in Österreich im internationalen Kontext (1900–1950). (Wissenschaft, Macht und Kultur in der modernen Geschichte, 3.) 373 pp. Wien: Böhlau Verlag, 2014. €49.00 (paper).

Sarah Ferber. Bioethics in Historical Perspective. xiv + 233 pp. New York: Palgrave MacMillan, 2013. £18.99 (paper).

Shan Gao (Editor). Protective Measurement and Quantum Reality. Towards a New Understanding of Quantum Mechanics. xv + 233 pp., tables, index. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2014. $99.00 (cloth).

Oliver Gaycken. Devices of Curiosity. Early Cinema & Popular Science. xii + 254 pp., figs., index. New York: Oxford University Press, 2015. $99.00 (cloth).

Slava Gerovitch. Soviet Space Mythologies. Public Images, Private Memories, and the Making of a Cultural Identity. (Pitt Series in Russian and East European Studies.) xviii + 232 pp., figs., bibl., index. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 2015. $27.95 (paper).

Slava Gerovitch. Voices of the Soviet Space Program. Cosmonauts, Soldiers, and Engineers Who Took the USSR into Space. (Palgrave Studies in the History of Science And Technology.) xiv + 305 pp., figs., bibl., index. New York: Palgrave Macmillan. 2014. £60.00 (cloth).

Greg Goodale. The Rhetorical Invention of Man: A History of Distinguishing Humans from other Animals. viii + 181 pp., index, bibl. London: Lexington Books, 2015. $80 (cloth).

Paola Govoni; Zelda Alice Franceschi (Editors). Writing about Lives in Science. (Auto)Biography, Gender, and Genre. (Interfacing Science, Literature, and the Humanities / ACUME 2, Vol. 9.) 287 pp. Göttingen: V&R unipress, 2014. €44.99 (cloth).

Harvey J. Graff. Undisciplining Knowledge. Interdisciplinarity in the Twentieth Century. xvii + 344 pp., figs., bibl., index. Baltimore: John Hopkins University Press, 2015. ($44.95).

Anita Guerrini. The Courtiers’ Anatomists. Animals and humans in Louis XIV’s Paris. xiv + 344 pp., figs., index, bibl. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 2015. $35.00 (cloth).

Anne Hardy. Salmonella Infections, Networks of Knowledge, and Public Health in Britain 1880–1975. x + 249 pp., tbls., bibl., index. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2015. £60.00 (cloth).

Magdolna Hargittai. Women Scientists. Reflections, Challenges, and Breaking Boundaries. xiii + 363 pp., figs., index. New York: Oxford University Press, 2015. £20.49 (cloth).

Ido Israelowich. Patients and Healers in the High Roman Empire. ix + 191 pp., figs., bibl., index. Baltimore: John Hopkins University Press, 2015. $59.95 (cloth).

Curtis Johnson. Darwin’s Dice: The Idea of Chance in the Thought of Charles Darwin. xxxii + 253 pp., figs., app., bibl., index. New York: Oxford University Press, 2015. $29.95 (cloth).

Marjo Kaartinen. Breast Cancer in the Eighteenth Century. xii + 181 pp., bibl., index. London & Brookfield, VT: Pickering & Chatto, 2013. $99 (cloth).

Richard C. Keller. Fatal Isolation: The Devastating Paris Heat Wave of 2003. 244 pp., figs., bibl., index. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 2015. $35.00 (cloth).

Eduard I. Kolchinsky. Так вспоминается… [So I remember…]. 572 pp., figs., bibl., index. Saint Petersbug: Nestor-History, 2014. 1380 ₽.

Sean Hsiang-lin Lei. Neither Donkey nor Horse: Medicine in the Struggle over China’s Modernity. (Studies of the Weatherhead East Asian Institute of Columbia University.) ix + 382 pp., figs., index. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 2015. $35.00 (cloth).

Federico Marcon. The Knowledge of Nature and the Nature of Knowledge in Early Modern Japan. xi + 416 pp., figs., index. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 2015. $45.00 (cloth).

Russell McCormmach. The Personality of Henry Cavendish. A Great Scientist with Extraordinary Peculiarities. (Archimedes. New Studies in the History and Philosophy of Science and Technology, 36.) xviii + 310 pp., illus., figs., tables, bibl., index. Cham: Springer, 2014. €105.99 (cloth).

Christian W. McMillen. Discovering Tuberculosis. A Global History, 1900 to the Present. xii + 338 pp., illus., index. New Haven & London: Yale University Press, 2015. $28.00 (cloth).

Chris Millard. A History of Self-Harm in Britain. A Genealogy of Cutting and Overdosing. (Mental Health in Historical Perspective.) ix + 268 pp., bibl., index. New York: Palgrave MacMillan, 2015. £20.00 (paper).

Peter Moore. The Weather Experiment. The Pioneers Who Sought to See the Future. 395 pp., figs., tbls., index. New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2015. $30.00 (cloth)

Sarah J. Montross (Editor). Past Futures. Science Fiction, Space Travel, and Postwar Art of the Americas. 136 pp., figs., bibl. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2015. $29.95 (cloth).

Gregory C. Moynahan. Ernst Cassirer and the Critical Science of Germany 1899–1919. lii + 225 pp., index. London & New York: Anthem Press, 2014. $40.00 (paper).

Muhsin J. al-Musawi. The Medieval Islamic republic of letters. Arabic Knowledge Construction. xiv + 450 pp., figs., app., bibl., index. Notre Dame, Indiana: University of Notre Dame Press, 2015. $46.00 (paper)

Catherine Nash. Genetic Geographies. The Trouble with Ancestry. viii + 238 pp., index. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2015. $25.00 (paper).

Sharon Y. Nickols; Gwen Kay (Editors). Remaking Home Economics. Resourcefulness and Innovation in Changing Times. vii + 273 pp., figs., index. Athens, Georgia: The University of Georgia Press, 2015. $34.95 (paper).

David Novak; Matt Sakakeeny (Editors). Keywords in Sound. 260 pp., index. Durham & London: Duke University Press, 2015. $89.95 (paper).

Jussi Parikka. A Geology of Media. (Electronic Mediations, 46.) xiv + 206 pp., figs., tables, bibl(s)., index(s), app(s). Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2015. $24.95 (paper).

Elizabeth R. Petrick. Making Computers Accessible. viii + 196 pp., figs., index. Baltimore, Maryland: John Hopkins University Press, 2015. $49.95 (cloth).

Sarah S. Richardson; Hallam Stevens (Editors). Postgenomics. Perspectives on Biology after the Genome. x + 294 pp., figs., tables, bibl., index. Durham & London: Duke University Press, 2015. $25.95 (paper).

James C. Robinson. Purchasing Medical Innovation. The Right Technology, for the Right Patient, at the Right Price. x + 172 pp., figs., tables, index. Oakland, California: University of California Press, 2015. $39.95 (cloth).

Dorothy U. Seyler. The Obelisk and the Englishman. The Pioneering Discoveries of Egyptologist William Bankes. 304 pp., illus., bibl., index. New York: Prometheus Books, 2015. $26 (cloth).

William Thomas. Rational Action: The Sciences of Policy in Britain and America, 1940–1960. xi + 399 pp., figs., bibl., index. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2015. $38.00 (cloth).

Ruth M. Van Dyke; Reinhard Bernbeck (Editors). Subjects and Narratives in Archeology. 299 pp., figs., tables, index. Boulder: University Press of Colorady, 2015. $23.95 (paper).

Janet Vertesi. Seeing like a Rover: How Robots, Teams, and Images Craft Knowledge of Mars. xi + 318 pp., figs., apps, bibl., index. Chicago & London: The University of Chicago Press, 2015. $35.00 (cloth).

Maria Zarimis. Darwin’s Footprint: Cultural Perspectives on Evolution in Greece (1880–1930s). (CEU Press Studies in the History of Medicine, Volume VI.) xii + 333 pp., figs., bibl., index, app. Budapest: Central European University Press, 2015. $60.00 (cloth).