February, 2011

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Previous Isis Books Received

February, 2011:

Bardini, Thierry. Junkware. xv + 280 pp., illus., bibl., index. Minneapolis, MN: University of Minnesota Press, 2011. $25.00 (paper). ISBN# 9780816667512

Brooke, John Hedley; Numbers, Ronald L. (Editors). Science & Religion Around The World. xv + 316 pp., bibls., index. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2011. $29.99 (paper). ISBN# 9780195328202

Busard, H.L.L. Nicole Oresme, Questiones super geometriam Euclidis. 199 pp., tables, bibl. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner, 2010. 43,00 € (cloth). ISBN# 9783515092876

Ciancio, Luca; Romagnani, Gian Paolo. Unità del sapere molteplicità dei saperi Francesco Bianchini (1662-1729) tra natura, storia e religione. 353 pp., illus., tables, bibl., index. Verona, Italy: QuiEdit, 2010. 28,80 € (paper). ISBN# 9788864640648

Dronamraju, Krishna. Haldane, Mayr, and Beanbag Genetics. xi + 274 pp., illus., tables., apps., bibl., index. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2011. $34.95 (cloth). ISBN# 9780195387346

Dusenbery, David B. Living At Microscale: The Unexpected Physics of Being Small. xxx + 416 pp., illus., tables, bibls., index. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2011. $22.95 (paper). ISBN# 9780674060210

Dym, Warren Alexander. Divining Science: Treasure Hunting and Earth Science in Early Modern Germany. x + 212 pp., illus, bibl., index. Leiden: Brill, 2010. $141.00 (cloth). ISBN# 9789004186422.

Eamon, William. The Professor of Secrets: Mystery, Medicine, and Alchemy in Renaissance Italy. 367 pp., illus., app., bibl., index. Washington, DC: National Geographic, 2010. $26.00 (cloth). ISBN# 9781426206504

French, Steven; Krause, Décio. Identity in Physics: A Historical, Philsophical, and Formal Analysis. xv + 422 pp., bibl., index. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2011. 25,00 € (paper). ISBN# 9780199575633

George Mandler. A History of Modern Experimental Psychology: From James and Wundt to Cognitive Science. xx +287 pp., bibl., index. Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press, 2011. $18.00 (paper). ISBN# 9780262516082

Gorman, Michael E. (Editor). Trading Zones and Interactional Expertise: Creating new kinds of collaboration. 302 pp., table, bibls., index. Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press, 2011. $30.00 (paper). ISBN# 9780262514835

Goss, Andrew. The Floracrats: State-Sponsored Science and the Failure of the Enlightenment in Indonesia. xvi + 256 pp., illus., bibs., index. Madison, WI: The University of Wisconsin Press, 2011. $19.95 (paper). ISBN# 9780299248642

Hoffmann, Susan. Gesunder Alltag im 20. Jahrhundert? Geschlechterspezifische Diskurse und gesundheitsrelevante Verhaltensstile in deutschsprachigen Ländern. 538 pp., tables, apps., bibl. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner, 2011. 76,00 € (paper). ISBN# 978351509681

Howlett, Peter; Morgan, Mary S. (Editors). How Well Do Facts Travel? The Dissemination of Reliable Knowledge. xviii + 465 pp., illus., bibls., index. Cambridge, MA: Cambridge University Press, 2011. $29.99 (paper). ISBN# 9780521159586

Kang, Minsoo. Sublime Dreams of Living Machines: The Automaton in the European Imagination. 374 pp., illus., bibl., index. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2011. $39.95 (cloth). ISBN# 9780674049352

Kolchinsky, E. I. Charles Darwin and Modern Biology. 819 pp., illus., bibls. St. Petersburg: Nestor-Historia, 2010. No ISBN.

Kouremenos, Theokritos. Heavenly Stuff: The constitution of the celestial objects and the theory of homocentric spheres in Aristotle’s cosmology. 150 pp., apps, bibl., index. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner, 2011. 38,00 € (cloth). ISBN# 9783515097338

Latour, Bruno. On the Cult of the Factish Gods. (Science and Cultural Theory.) x + 157 pp. bibl., index. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2010. $19.95 (paper). ISBN# 9780822348252

Lee, Seung-Joon. Gourmets in the Land of Famine. xv + 300 pp., bibl., index. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 2010. $55.00 (cloth). ISBN# 9780804772266

Lui, Lydia H. The Freudian Robot: Digital Media and the Future of the Unconscious. xi + 302 pp., illus., tables, bibl., index. Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press, 2010. $24.00 (paper). ISBN# 9780226486833

McCurdy, Howard E. Space and the American Imagination. x + 393 pp., illus., bibl., index. Baltimore, MD: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2011. $30.00 (paper). ISBN# 9780801898679

McKenzie, Matthew. Clearing the Coastline: The Nineteenth-Century Ecological & Cultural Transformation of Cape Cod. xv + 227 pp., illus., tables, bibl., index. Hanover, NH: University Press of New England, 2011. $35.00 (paper). ISBN# 9781584659198

Ogilvie, Marilyn Bailey. Marie Curie: A Biography. 189 pp., illus., bibls., index. Amherst, NY: Prometheus Books, 2011. $17.00 (paper). ISBN# 9781616142162

Ries, Klaus (Editor). Johann Gustav Droysen: Facetten eines Historikers. (Pallas Athene, 34.) 230 pp., illus., bibls. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner, 2010. 46,00 € (cloth). ISBN# 9783515096621

Serlin, David (Editor). Imagining Illness: Public Health and Visual Culture. xxxvii + 285 pp., illus., bibls., index. Minneapolis, MN: University of Minnesota Press, 2011. $27.50 (paper). ISBN# 9780816648238

Shaw, James; Welch, Evelyn. Making and Marketing Medicine in Renaissance Florence. (The Wellcome Series in the History of Medicine, 89.) 356 pp., illus., bibl., index. Amsterdam: Rodopi, 2011. 72,00 € (cloth). ISBN# 9789042031562

Solís, Carlos. La Medicina Magnética Del Ungüento Armario al Polvo Simpático de Kenelm Digby. 361 pp., illus., bibl., indexes. Madrid: Tezontle, 2011. 18,00 € (paper). ISBN# 9788437506432

Tavares, Conceição. Albert I Do Mónaco, Afonso Chaves E A Meteorologia Nos Açores. 429 pp., illus., apps, bibl. Lisbon: Sociedade Afonso Chaves, 2009. No ISBN.

Van Duzen, Chet. Johann Schöner’s Globe of 1515: Transcription and Study. (Transactions of the American Philosophical Society, 100.) 215 pp., illus., bibl., index. Philadelphia, PA: American Philosophical Society, 2010. ISBN# 9781606180051

York, Richard; Clark, Brett. The Science and Humanism of Stephen Jay Gould. 223 pp., bibl., index. New York: Monthly Review Press, 2011. $16.95 (paper). ISBN# 9781583672167