April-June 2017

Previous Isis Books Received Lists

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 The Woman Who Knew Too Much: Alice Stewart and the Secrets of Radiation
 Eclipse: Journeys to the Dark Side of the Moon
 The Birth of the Academic Article: Le Journal Des Scavans and the Philosophical Transactions, 1665-1700
 American Eclipse: A Nation
 Nuclear Reactions: Documenting American Encounters with Nuclear Energy (Weyerhaeuser Environmental  Classics)
 Popularizing Science: The Life and Work of JBS Haldane
 Murder and the Making of English CSI
 Models of Innovation: The History of an Idea (Inside Technology)
 Experiments in Democracy: Human Embryo Research and the Politics of Bioethics
 Game Changer: The Technoscientific Revolution in Sports
 Moths, Myths, and Mosquitoes: The Eccentric Life of Harrison G. Dyar, Jr.
 The Recovery Revolution: The Battle Over Addiction Treatment in the United States
 Turing
 Cavendish: The Experimental Life
 The Religion of Chiropractic: Populist Healing from the American Heartland
 ENIAC in Action: Making and Remaking the Modern Computer (History of Computing)
 Collecting Evolution: The Galapagos Expedition that Vindicated Darwin
 Frozen Empires: An Environmental History of the Antarctic Peninsula
 Gravity
 Episodes in the Mathematics of Medieval Islam
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 Antiquarianisms: Contact, Conflict, Comparison (Joukowsky Institute Publication)
 The Experiential Caribbean
 Religion Within Reason
 Savant Relics
 Pushing Limits: From West Point to Berkeley & Beyond
 William James: Psychical Research and the Challenge of Modernity
 Immunization: How Vaccines became Controversial
 New Romantic Cyborgs: Romanticism, Information Technology, and the End of the Machine (The MIT Press)
 Descartes’ Treatise on Man and its Reception (Studies in History and Philosophy of Science)
 Éphémérides romaines: 24 mars - 24 octobre 1775 (Le dix-huitieme siecle) (French Edition)
 Louis Couturat (1868-1914): Mathématiques, langage, philosophie (Histoire et philosophie des sciences) (French Edition)
 Verbs, Bones, and Brains: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Human Nature
 The History of Japanese Psychology (SOAS Studies in Modern and Contemporary Japan)
 Nature Speaks: Medieval Literature and Aristotelian Philosophy (The Middle Ages Series)
 How Not to Network a Nation (Information Policy)
 Totality: The Great American Eclipses of 2017 and 2024
 Roman Portable Sundials: The Empire in your Hand
 Flora Unveiled: The Discovery and Denial of Sex in Plants
 Body Modern: Fritz Kahn, Scientific Illustration, and the Homuncular Subject
 Genes, Brains, and Human Potential: The Science and Ideology of Intelligence
 Romanticism, Origins, and the History of Heredity (New Studies in the Age of Goethe)
 The Birth of the Past
 The Economization of Life
 Aluminum Upcycled: Sustainable Design in Historical Perspective (Johns Hopkins Studies in the History of Technology)
 Albert Schweitzer in Thought and Action: A Life in Parts (Albert Schweitzer Library)
 The Scholar Denied: W. E. B. Du Bois and the Birth of Modern Sociology
 A Critical Edition of Ibn al-Haytham’s On the Shape of the Eclipse: The First Experimental Study of the Camera Obscura (Sources and Studies in the ... Sciences) (English, Arabic and Greek Edition)
 Embodiments of Mind (The MIT Press)
 System: The Shaping of Modern Knowledge (Infrastructures)
 Rising Time Schemes in Babylonian Astronomy (SpringerBriefs in History of Science and Technology)
 The Structures of Practical Knowledge
 The Long Arm of Moore
 Profession explorateur: Alfred Grandidier 1836-1921
 Fascist Pigs: Technoscientific Organisms and the History of Fascism (Inside Technology)
 Wombs with a View: Illustrations of the Gravid Uterus from the Renaissance through the Nineteenth Century
 The Least Likely Man: Marshall Nirenberg and the Discovery of the Genetic Code (The MIT Press)
 The Gland Illusion: Early Attempts at Rejuvenation Through Male Hormone Therapy
 Le Temps Des Astronomes: L
 Medizin im Konflikt (Education and Society in the Middle Ages and Renaissance) (German Edition)
 Global Marine Science and Carlsberg - The Golden Connections of Johannes Schmidt (1877-1933)
 The Power of Systems: How Policy Sciences Opened Up the Cold War World
 Plutarch
 Democratic Experiments: Problematizing Nanotechnology and Democracy in Europe and the United States (Inside Technology)
 Setting Nutritional Standards: Theory, Policies, Practices (Rochester Studies in Medical History)
 Spatial Thinking and External Representation
 Technical Ekphrasis in Greek and Roman Science and Literature: The Written Machine between Alexandria and Rome
 Homo Sovieticus: Brain Waves, Mind Control, and Telepathic Destiny (The MIT Press)
 Global Spencerism: The Communication and Appropriation of a British Evolutionist (Cultural Dynamics of Science)
 A Tale of Seven Scientists and a New Philosophy of Science
 Reading Galileo: Scribal Technologies and the Two New Sciences

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