March, 2011

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Previous Isis Books Received

March, 2011:

Albion, Michele Wehrwein. The Quotable Edison. xxi + 345 pp., illus., bibl., index. Gainsville: University Press of Florida, 2011. $24.95 (cloth).

Alexander, Philip N. A Widening Sphere: Evolving Cultures at MIT. xi + 508 pp., illus., bibl., index. Cambridge: MA: The MIT Press, 2011. $29.95 (cloth).

Bliss, Michael. The Making of Modern Medicine: Turning Points in the Treatment of Disease. 112 pp., illus., bibl., index. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2010. $21.95 (cloth).

Brown, B. Ricardo. Until Darwin, Science, Human Variety, and the Origins of Race. viii + 199 pp., illus., tables, bibl., index. London: Pickering & Chatto, 2010.

Cantor, David; Bonah, Christian; Dörries, Matthias. Meat, Medicine and Human Health in the Twentieth Century. (Studies for the Society for the Social History of Medicine, 1) xiii + 257 pp., tables, bibl., index. London: Chatto & Pickering, 2010. $99.00 (cloth).

Doueihi, Milad. Digital Cultures. xviii + 183 pp., bibl., index. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2011. $19.95 (cloth).

Dyck, Erika; Fletcher, Christopher (Editors). Locating Health. (Studies for the Society for the Social History of Medicine, 2) xv + 243 pp., tables, bibl., index. London: Pickering & Chatto, 2011. $99.00 (cloth).

Falck, Zachary J. S. Weeds: An Environmental History of Metropolitan America. xiv + 256 pp., illus., bibl., index. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 2010. $40.00 (cloth).

Gascoigne, John. Science, Philosophy and Religion in the Age of the Enlightenment: British and Global Contexts. (Variorum Collected Studies Series) ix + 391 pp., illus., bibls., index.  Burlington: Ashgate, 2010. $154.00 (cloth).

Gerson, Lloyd P. (Editor). The Cambridge History of Philosophy in Late Antiquity. Volume I, xiii + 581 pp.; Volume II, vi + 601 pp., illus., apps., bibl., indeces. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 2011. €150.00 (cloth).

Harrison, Lionel G. The Shaping of Life: The Generation of Biological Pattern. xxiv + 247 pp., illus., bibl., index. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 2011. $99.00 (cloth).

Haugen, Kristine Louise. Richard Bentley: Poetry and Enlightenment. 333 pp., bibl., index. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2011. $39.95 (cloth).

Himmelman, John. Cricket Radio: Tuning in the Night-Singing Insects. xi + 254 pp., illus., tables, apps., bibl., index. Cambridge: MA: Harvard University Press, 2011. $22.00 (cloth).

Josep Simon. Communicating Physics: The production, circulation and appropriation of Ganot’s textbooks in France and England, 1851-1887. (Science and Culture in the Ninteenth Century, 13) xi + 302 pp., illus., bibl., index. London: Pickering & Chatto, 2011. $99.00 (cloth).

Langston, Nancy. Toxic Bodies: Hormone disruptors and the legacy of DES. xvii + 233 pp., illus., bibl., index. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2010. $20.00 (paper).

Lindqvist, Svante. Changes in the Technological Landscape: Essays in the History of Science and Technology. xvi + 301 pp., illus., tables, bibls., index. Sagamore Beach: Science History Publications, 2011. $55.00 (cloth).

Naddeo, Barbara Ann. Vico and Naples: The Urban Origins of Modern Social Theory. xii + 300 pp., bibl., index. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2011. $49.95 (cloth).

Ohlsson, Stellan. Deep Learning: How the Mind Overrides Experience. xiii + 521 pp., tables, bibl., indexes. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2011. $120.00 (paper).

Pritchard, Sara B. Confluence: The nature of technology and the remaking of the Rhône. 371 pp., illus., bibl., index. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2011. $45.95 (cloth).

Schäfer, Daniel. Old Age and Disease in Early Modern Medicine. (The Body, Gender and Culture, 4) bibl., index. London: Pickering & Chatto, 2011. $99.00 (cloth).

Schemmel, Mathias. The English Galileo: Thomas Harriot’s Work on Motion as an Example of Preclassical Mechanics. (Boston Studies on the Philosophy of Science, 268.) 2 Volumes. xx + 755 pp. figs., illus, apps., bibls., indexes. New York: Springer Science and Business Media, 2008. $239.00 (cloth).

Singer, Irving. Modes of Creativity: Philosophical Perspectives. xvi + 309 pp., apps., bibl., index. Cambridge: MA: The MIT Press, 2011. $36.00 (cloth).