October 1, 2011 – Feb 29, 2012

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Previous Isis Books Received

October 1, 2011 – February 29, 2012:

Aileen Fyfe.  Steam-Powered Knowledge: William Chambers and the Business of Publishing, 1820-1860.  xv + 313 pp., illus., bibl., index. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2012. $50.00 (cloth).  ISBN#:9780226276519

Alfred Nordmann; Hans Radder; Gregory Schiemann (eds). Science Transformed? Debating Claims of an Epochal Breakvii + 222 pp., illus., bibls., index. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Pressm 2011. $29.95 (paper). ISBN#:9780822961635

Amy E. Foster. Integrating Women Into the Astronaut Corps: Politics and logistics at NASA, 1972-2004ix + 207 pp., illus., bibil., index. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2011. $55 (cloth). ISBN#:9781421401959

Andrew S. Mathews. Instituting Nature: Authority, Expertise, and Power in Mexican Forests.xii + 304 pp., illus., bibl., index. Cambridge: The MIT Press, 2011. $27 (paper). ISBN#:9780262516440

Barbara Hahn. Making Tobacco Bright: Creating an American Commodity, 1617-1937. x + 236 pp. illus., tables, app., index. Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2011. $60.00 (US) cloth.ISBN#:9780421402864

Barbara J. Becker. Unravelling Starlight: William and Margaret Huggins and the Rise of the New Astronomyxix + 380 pp., illus., bibl., index. Cambridge: Cambrige University Press, 2011. $111.95 (cloth). ISBN#:9781107002296

Bernard Linsky. The Evolution of Principia Mathematica: Bertrand Russell’s Manuscripts and Notes for the Second Edition.vii + 407 pp., apps, bibl., index. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 2011. € 90 (cloth). ISBN#:9781107003279

Carl Wennerlind. Casualties of Credit: The English Financial Revolution, 1620-1720348 pp., bibl., index. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2011. $39.95 (cloth). ISBN#:9780674047389

Carmel Finley. All The Fish In The Sea: Maximum Sustainable Yield and the Failure of Fisheries Management. xii + 210 pp., illus., bibl., index. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2011. $35 (cloth). ISBN#:9780226249667

Caroline Ehrhardt. Évariste Galois: La fabrication d’une icône mathématique(En temps & lieux 29) 301 pp., bibl., index. Paris: Éditions de l’École des hautes études en sciences sociales, 2011. € 28,50 (paper). ISBN#:9782713223174

 Cheryl Krasnick Warsh (Editor). Gender, Health, and Popular Culture: Historical Perspectives. xvii+308 pp. illus., tables, bibl., index. Waterloo, ON: Wilfred Laurier University Press, 2011. 34.95 Can$ (paper). ISBN#:9781554582174

Claudine Cohen. La méthode de Zadig: La trace, le fossile, la preuve. 342 pp., illus., bibl., index. Paris: Éditions Du Seuil, 2011. € 23 (paper). ISBN#:9782020402989

Craig Martin. Renaissance Meteorology: Pomponazzi to Descartes. viii + 213 pp., bibl., index. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2011. $50.00 (cloth). ISBN#: 9781421401874

Graham Burnett. The Sounding of the Whale: Science and Cetaceans in the Twentieth Centuryxix + 793 pp., illus., bibl., index. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2012. $45 (cloth). ISBN#:9780226081304

Daniel Schneider. Hybrid Nature: Sewage Treatment and the Contradictions of the Industrial Ecosystemxxx + 338 pp., illus., bibl, index. Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press, 2011. $25 (paper). ISBN#:9780262516389

David Bloor. The Enigma of the Aerofoil: Rival Theories in Aerodynamics, 1909-1930xiv + 547 pp., illus., bibl., index. Chicago, University of Chicago Press, 2011. $35.00 (paper).ISBN#:9780226060958

 David C. Cassidy. A Short History of Physics in the American Century.(New Histories of Science, Technology, and Medicine.) 211 pp. tables, app., index. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2011. ISBN#: 9780674049369

Dieter Hoffmann; Mark Walker. The German Physical Society in the Third Reich: Physicists between Autonomy and Accomodation. Translated by Ann M. Hentschel. xxiii+ 458 pp., illus., bibl., index. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 2012. $90 (cloth). ISBN#: 9781107006843

Dominique A. Tobbell. Pills, Power, and Policy: The Struggle for Drug Reform In Cold War America and Its Consequences. xv + 294 pp., bibl., index. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2012. $26  (paper). ISBN#:9780520271142

 Douglas A. Vakoch (ed.). Psychology of Space Exploration. (NASA History Series) x + 254 pp., tables, bibl., indexes. Washington D.C., NASA History Office, 2011. $27.00 (cloth). ISBN#:9780160883583

Édouard Mehl (ed). Kepler: La Physique Céleste Autour De L’Astronomia Nova (1609).355 pp., tables, illus., bibl., index. Paris: Les Belles Lettres, 2011. € 39 (paper). ISBN#:9782251420462

Elisa M. Becker. Medicine, Law and the State in Imperial Russia. x + 399 pp., illus., bibl., index. Budapest: Central European University Press, 2011. € 45 (cloth). ISBN#: 9789639776814

Elizabeth Grosz. Becoming Undone: Darwinian Reflections on Life Politics, and Artviii + 264 pp. bibl., index. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2011. $23.95 US (paper). ISBN#:9780822350712

Fernando Vidal. The Sciences of the Soul: The Early Modern Origins of Psychology. xiv + 413 pp., tables, bibl., index. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2011. $55 (cloth).ISBN#:9780226855868

Frédérique Aït-Touati. Fiction of the Cosmos: Science and Literature in the Seventeenth CenturyTranslated by Susan Emanuel. ix + 261 pp., bibl., index. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2011. $45 (cloth). ISBN# 9780226011226

Gilles Monègre. La Rome Des Français: Au Temps Des Lumières.(Collection de L’École Française De Rome, 435) x + 624 pp., illus., tables, bibl., indexes. Rome: École Française de Rome, 2011. €45 (paper). ISBN#:9782728308828

Heather R. Beatty. Nervous Disease in Late Eighteenth-Century Britain(Studies For The Society For The Social History Of Medicine, 6) vii + 241 pp., bibl., index. London: Pickering and Chatto, 2012. $99 (cloth). ISBN#:9781848933088

Hillel Schwartz. Making Noise: From Babel to the Big Bang & Beyond. 912 pp., illus., bibl., index. New York: Zone Books, 2011. $38 (cloth).ISBN#:9781935408123

Horst Bredekamp (Editor, Vols. I & II); Irene Brückle; Oliver Hahn (Editors, Vol I.); Paul Needham (Vol II.). Galileo’s O. Volume I: The Sidereus Nuncius of 1610: A Comparison of the Proof Copy (New York) and Other Paradigmatic Copies (Graz, Paris, Münster). Volume II: Galileo Makes a Book: The First Edition of the Sidereus Nuncius, Venice 1610. Volume I: 188 pp., illus., apps., bibl., indexes. Volume II: 249 pp., illus., apps., bibl., index. Berlin: Akademie Verlag, 2011.€ 128 (cloth).ISBN#:9783050050959

Howard Padwa. Social Poison: The Culture and Politics of Opiate Control in Britain and France, 1821-1926x + 232 pp., bibl., index. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2012. $55 (cloth). ISBN#:9781421404202

Janice Neri. The Insect and the Image: Visualizing Nature in Early Modern Europe, 1500-1700xxvii + 233 pp., illus., bibl., index. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2011. $27.50 (paper).ISBN#:9780816667659

Jeffery Abt. American Egyptologist: The Life of James Henry Breasted and the Creation of His Oriental Institute.xviii + 510 pp., illus., bibl., index. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2011. $45 (cloth).ISBN#:9780226001104

Jeremy Rich. Missing Links: The African and American Worlds of R.L. Garner, Primate Collector. (Race in the Atlantic World, 1700-1900) xi + 220 pp., illus., bibl., index. Athens, GA: University of Georgia Press, 2012.$24 (paper).ISBN#:9780820340609

Jocelyn Holland. German Romanticism and Science: The procreative poetics of Goethe, Novalis, and Ritter. (Routledge Studies in Romanticism) 222 pp., Routledge, 2009. $125.00 (cloth). ISBN#:9780415993265

Jonathan Seitz. Witchcraft and Inquisition in Early Modern Venice.xi + 286 pp., bibl., index. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 2011. $99.00 (cloth).ISBN#:9781107011298

Jordana Dym; Karl Offen (Editors). Mapping Latin America: A Cartographic Reader.xix + 338 pp., illus., bibl., index. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2011. $39 (paper).ISBN#:9780226618227

Brad Wray. Kuhn’s Evolutionary Social Epistemology. xiii + 229 pp., bibl., index. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 2011. $95 (cloth).ISBN#:9781107012233

Karen Jelved; Andrew D. Jackson (eds.). The Travel Letters of H.C. Ørsted. Translated by Karen Jelved and Andrew D. Jackson. (Scientia Danica. Series H, Humanistica, 8 vol. 3) xxix + 536 pp., illus., index. Copenhagen: Det Kongelige Danske Videnskabernes Selskab, 2011. $80 (paper).ISBN#:978877304360

Kostas Gavroglu; Ana Simões. Neither Physics nor Chemistry: A History of Quantum Chemistryxiv + 351 pp., illus., bibl., index. Cambridge: The MIT Press, 2011. $40 (cloth). ISBN#:9780262016186

Laura Stark. Behind Closed Doors: IRBs and the Making of Ethical Reseach229 pp., illus., bibl., index. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2012. $27.50 (paper). ISBN#:9780226770871

Lawrence Busch. Standards: Recipes for realityxii + 390 pp., illus., tables, bibl., index. Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press, 2011. $35 (cloth). ISBN#: 9780262016384

Lioba Wagner. Alchemie und Naturwissenschaft: Über die Entstehung neuer Ideen an der Reibungsfläche zweier Weltbilder. Gezeigt an Paracelsus, Robert Boyle und Isaac Newton. 267 pp., bibl. Würzburg: Königshausen & Neumann, 2011. € 36,00 (paper). ISBN#:9783826044786

Marco Bresadola. Luigi Galvani: Devozione, scienza e rivoluzione. 318 pp., illus., bibl., index. Bologna: Editrice Compositori, 2011. € 15 (paper). ISBN#: 9788877947314

Markus Krajewski. Paper Machines: About Cards & Catalogs, 1548-1929. vi + 215 pp., illus., bibl., index. Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press, 2011. $30 (paper). $30 (cloth). ISBN#: 9780262015899

Martin Brückner (ed). Early American Cartographies. vii + 485 pp., illus., index. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2011. $60 (cloth). ISBN#:9780807834695

Martin Kjellgren. Taming the Prophets: Astrology, Orthodoxy, and the World of God in Early Modern Sweden. 332 pp. illus., bibl., indexes. Lund: Sekel Bokförlag, 2011. $34.00 (paper). ISBN#:9789185767878

Mary Jo Nye. Michael Polanyi and His Generation: Origins of the Social Construction of Sciencexxi + 405 pp. illus., bibl., index. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2011. $45.00 US (paper). ISBN#:9780226610634

Michael A. Ryan. A Kingdom of Stargazers: Astrology and Authority in the Late Medieval Crown of Aragonxiv + 214 pp., bibl., index. Ithica: Cornell University Press, 2011. $45 (cloth). ISBN#:9780801449840

Michael Huesemann; Joyce Huesemann. Techno-fix: Why technology won’t save us or the environmentxxviii + 434 pp., bibl., index. Gabrioloa Island: New Society Publishers, 2011. $24.95 (paper). ISBN#:9780865717046

Moulinier-Brogi, Laurence. Guillaume L’Anglais, le frondeur de l’uroscopie médiévale (XIIIe siècle): Édition commentée et traduction du De urina non visa. (Hautes Etudes médiévales et modernes, 101.) 284 pp. illus, bibl., index. Genève, Switzerland: Librairie Droz, 2011. ISBN#:9782600013635

Noel Kingsbury. Hybrid: The history & Science of Plant Breeding. xiv + 493 pp., bibl., index. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2011. $20 (paper).ISBN#:9780226437132

Olaf Breidbach. Goethes Naturverständnis.207 pp., illus., bibl., index. Munich: Wilhelm Fink, 2011. €29,90 (cloth).ISBN#:9783770551033

Wenzel Geissler; Catherine Molyneux. Evidence, Ethos and Experiment: The Anthropology and History of Medical Research in Africa. x + 498 pp., illus., bibls., index. New York: Berghahn Books, 2011. $95 (cloth). ISBN#: 9780857450920

Pamela O. Long. Artisan/Practitioners and the Rise of the New Sciences, 1400-1600(The OSU Press Horning Visiting Scholars Publication Series) xii + 196 pp., illus., bibl., index. Corvallis: Oregon State University Press, 2011. $22.95 (paper). ISBN#:9780870716096

Patrick Brantlinger. Taming Cannibals: Race and the Victorians. x + 277 pp., bibl., index. Ithica: Cornell University Press, 2011. $45.00 (cloth). ISBN#:9780801450198

Paul B. Israel; Louis Carlat; Theresa M. Collins; David Hochfelder. The Papers of Thomas A. Edison: Losses and Loyalties: April 1883-December 1884. (Volume 7) xlix + 811 pp., illus., bibl., index. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2011. $95 (cloth). ISBN#: 9781421400907

Philip Kitcher. Science in a Democratic Society. 270 pp., bibl., index. New York: Prometheus Books, 2011. $28 (cloth). ISBN#: 9781616144074

Raymond Flood; Adrian Rice; and Robin Wilson (Editors). Mathematics in Victorian Britain. ix + 466 pp. illus., index. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2011. £29.99 (cloth). ISBN#: 9780199601394

Reid Barbour; David Norbrook (eds.). The Works of Lucy Hutchinson: Volume I: Translation of Lucretius(Latin text by Maria Cristina Zerbino) cxlvi + 797 pp., bibl., index. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012. £200 (cloth). ISBN#:9780199247363

Richard Noll. American Madness: The Rise and Fall of Dementia Praecox. 395 pp. bibl., index. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2011. $45.00 (cloth). ISBN#:9780674047396

Robert N. Proctor. Golden Holocaust: Origins of the Cigarette Catastrophe and the Case for Abolition. x + 737b pp., illus., bibl., index. Berkeley: University of California, 2011. $49.95 (cloth). ISBN#: 9780520270169

Sadiah Qureshi. Peoples on Parade: Exhibitions, Empire, and Anthropology in Nineteenth-Century Britain382 pp. illus., app., bibl., index. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2011. $45.00 US (cloth). ISBN#:9780226700960

Sally Smith Hughes. Genentech: The Beginnings of Biotech. xv + 213 pp., illus., bibl., index. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2011. $25.00 (cloth).ISBN#:9780226359182

Samuel J.M.M. Alberti (ed.). The Afterlives of Animals: A Museum Menagerievi + 247 pp., illus., bibl., index. Charlottesville: University of Virgina Press, 2011. $35 (cloth). ISBN#:9780813931678

Sandra Harding (ed). The Postcolonial Science and Technology Studies Readerxiii + 476 pp., illus., tables, bibls., index. Durham: Duke University Press, 2011. $99.95 (cloth). ISBN#:9780822349365

Sharon K. Weiner. Our Own Worst Enemy? Institutional Interests and the Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons Expertise. xiii + 358 pp., bibl., index. Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press, 2011. $27 (paper). ISBN#: 9780262515887

Steffen Ducheyne. The Main Business of Natural Philosophy: Isaac Newton’s Natural-Philosophical Methodology. (Archimedes, 29.) xxiv + 352 pp. tables, bibl., index. New York: Springer, 2012. $189 (cloth). ISBN#:9789400721258

Steve Jones. The Darwin Archipelago: The Naturalist’s Career Beyond Origin of the Speciesxv + 228 pp., bibl., index. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2011. $27.50 (cloth). ISBN#:9780300155402

Steven Johnstone. A History of Trust in Ancient Greece.xii + 242 pp., bibl., index. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2011. $45 (cloth).ISBN#:9780226405094

Sven Dupré; Christoph Lüthy (eds.). Silent Messengers: The Circulation of Material Objects of Knowledge in the Early Modern Low Countries. (Low Countries Studies on the Circulation of Natural Knowledge Volume 1) 387 pp., illus., bibl.,  index. Münster: LIT Verlag, 2011. € 34,90 (paper).ISBN#:9783825816353

Thomas R. Williams; Michael Saladyga. Advancing Variable Star Astronomy: The Centennial History of the American Association of Variable Star Observers. xv + 432 pp., illus., bibl., index. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 2011. $99 (cloth). ISBN#:9780521519120

Warwick Anderson; Deborah Jenson; Richard C. Keller (eds). Unconscious Dominions: Psychoanalysis, Colonial Trauma, and Global Sovereigntiesvi + 314 pp., bibl., index. Durham: Duke University Press, 2011. &89.95 (cloth). ISBN#:9780822349648

William L. Harper. Isaac Newton’s Scientific Method: Turning Data into Evidence about Gravity & Cosmologyxvii + 424 pp., tables, bibl., index. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2011. £40 (cloth). ISBN#:9780199570409

Yasmin Haskell (editor). Diseases of the Imagination and Imaginary Disease in the Early Modern Period. (European Research 1200-1650) xxvi + 424 pp., illus., bibl., index. Turnhout: Brepolis, 2011. € 95 (cloth). ISBN#:9782503527963