June, 2011

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Previous Isis Books Received

June, 2011:

Canfield, Michael R. (Editor). Field Notes on Science & Nature. Foreword by E. O. Wilson. xiii + 297 pp., illus., bibl., index. Cambridge, MA/London: Harvard University Press, 2011.  $27.97 (cloth). ISBN#: 9780674057579

Cattaneo, Angelo. Fra Mauro’s Mappa mundi and Fifteenth-Century Venice. (Terrarum Orbis: History of the Representation of Space in Text and Image, 8.) 444 pp., illus., bibl., index. Turnhout, Belgium: Brepols, 2011. € 75.00 (cloth). ISBN#: 9782503523781

Cohen, Alix. Kant and the Human Sciences: Biology, Anthropology and History. xv + 200 pp., figs., tables, bibl., index. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2009. €50.00 (cloth). ISBN#: 9780230224322

Connor, J.T.H.; Curtis, Stephan. (Editors). Medicine in the Remote and Rural North, 1800-2000. (Studies for the Society for the Social History of Medicine, 3.) xiii + 301 pp., illus., tables, bibl., index. London: Pickering and Chatto, 2011. $99.00 (cloth). ISBN#: 9781848931572

Cura, Katin. Vom Hautleim zum Universalklebstoff: Zur Entwicklung der Klebstoffe. Berlin: GNT Verlag, 2010. € 40,00 (cloth). ISBN#: 9783928186919

Davies, Paul; Gregersen, Niels Henrik (Editors). Information and the Nature of Reality: From physics to metaphysics. xvi + 382 pp., illus., bibl., index. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 2011. $30.00 (cloth). ISBN#: 9780521762250

de Leemans, Pieter (Editor). Aristoteles Latinus XVII 1.III: De Motu Animalium. xcii + 69 pp., tables, bibls., indeces. Brussels: Brepols, 2011. € 70.00 (cloth). ISBN#: 9782503540948

Deamer, David. First Life: Discovering the connections between stars, cells, and how life began. ix + 272 pp., illus., tables, bibl., index. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2011. $28.95 (cloth). ISBN#: 9780520258327

Findlay, John M.; Hevly, Bruce. Atomic Frontier Days: Hanford and the American West. xv + 368 pp., illus., bibl., index. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2011. $24.95 (paper). ISBN#: 9780295990972

Forster, Paul. Pierce and the threat of nominalism. xii + 259 pp., table, bibl., index. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 2011. $82.00 (cloth). ISBN#: 9780521118996

Gale, George. Dying On The Vine: How Phylloxera Transformed Wine. ix + 323 pp., illus., tables., bibl., index. Berkeley: Univesity of California Press, 2011. $39.95 (cloth). ISBN#: 9780520265486

Gillette, Aaron. Eugenics and the Nature-Nurture Debate in the Twentieth Century. (Palgrave Studies in the History of Science and Technology.) viii + 239 pp., bibl., index. Originally published in 2007. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2011. $29.00 (paper). ISBN#: 9780230108455

Gilson, Norbert; Kaiser, Walter. Elektrizität–Energie–Information: Die Geschichte der Fakultät für Elektrotechnik und Informationstechnik an der RWTH. Berlin: GNT Verlag, 2011. ISBN#: 9783928186896

Helmbold, Bernd. Kernphysik an der Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena von 1946 bis 1968. (Jenaer Beiträge Zur Geschichte der Physik 1) 108 pp., illus., apps., bibl., index. Berlin: Velag für Geschichte der Naturwissenschaften und der Technik, 2010. € 15,00 (cloth). ISBN#: 9783862251001

Jansen, Axel. Alexander Dallas Bache: Building the American Nation through Science and Education in the Nineteenth Century. 340 pp., illus., maps. Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press, 2011. $49.00 (paper). ISBN#: 9783593393551

Kirsch, Frank-Peter. “Götter in deren Hand Donner und Blitz liegt”: Ausbildung und  Forschung der Berliner Militärärzte von 1870 bis 1895. 235 pp., illus., tables, bibl., index. Diepholz, Germany: Verlag für Geschichte der Naturwissenschaften und der Technik, 2010. € 30,00 (paper). ISBN#: 9783928186926

Linker, Beth. War’s Waste: Rehabilitation in World War I America. 291 pp., illus., bibl., index. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2011. $35.00 (cloth). ISBN#: 9780226482538

McVaugh, Michael R. (Editor). Arnaldi de Villanova Opera Medica Omnia (Volume 2): Tractatus de Humido Radicali. (Seminarium Historiae Scientiae Barcinonense.) Preface and Commentary by Chiara Crisciani and Giovanni Ferrari. 633 pp., bibl., index. Barcelona: Universitat de Barcelona, 2011. €40,00 (paper). ISBN#: 9788497750767

Miller, Ian. A Modern History of the Stomach. (Studies for the Society for the Social History of Medicine, 4) xi + 195 pp., illus., bibl., index. London: Pickering and Chatto, 2011. $99.00 (cloth). ISBN#: 9781848931817

Misa, Thomas; Seidel, Robert (Editors). IT: College of Science and Engineering: The Institute of Technology Years (1935 – 2010)iv + 192 pp., illus., app., bibls. Minneapolis: Charles Babbage Institute, 2010. $58.99 (cloth). ISBN#: 9780557691944

Muhammad, Abi al-Fath; al-Sharqi Abi al-Ruh Isa; al-Sufi al-Shafi al-Misri, Ahmad. Guide To Operations on Irrational Radicals for Neophytes. London: Al-Furqan Islamic Heritage Foundation, 2011. ISBN#: 1905122357

Oslund, Karen. Iceland Imagined: Nature, Culture, and Storytelling in the North Atlantic. xvi + 260 pp., illus., bibls., index. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2011. $35.00 (cloth). ISBN#: 9780295990835

Ostorero, Martine. Le diable au sabbat: Littérature démonologique et sorcellerie (1440-1460). (Micrologus’ Library 38) xvii + 806 pp., apps., bibl., index. Firenze: Sismel Edizioni del Galluzzo, 2011. € 90.00 (cloth).

Regal, Brian. Searching for Sasquatch: Crackpots, Eggheads, and Cryptozoology. 262 pp. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2011. $85.00 (cloth). ISBN#: 9780230111479

Smith, Kurt. Matter Matters: Metaphysics and Methodology in the Early Modern Period. x + 299 pp., tables, bibl., index. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2010. £40.00 (cloth). ISBN#: 9780199583652

Staubermann, Klaus. Reconstructions: Recreating Science and Technology of the Past. xii + 276 pp., illus., tables, indexes. Edinburgh: National Museums Scotland, 2011. € 28,00 (paper). ISBN#: 9781905267484

Westman, Robert S. The Copernican Question: Prognostication, Skepticism, and Celestial Order. xviii + 681 pp., illus., bibl., index. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2010. $95.00 US (cloth). ISBN#: 9780520254817

Wetherington, Ronald K. Readings in the History of Evolutionary Theory: Selections from primary sources. xiii + 204 pp., illus., index. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2011. $54.95 (paper). ISBN#: 9780195386875