August – September, 2011

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Previous Isis Books Received

August – September, 2011:

John P. Herron. Science and the Social Good: Nature, Culture, and Community, 1865-1965. 280 pp., illus., bibl., index.  Oxford University Press, 2010.  $49.95 (Cloth). ISBN#: 9780195383546

Lauren Redniss. Radioactive: Marie and Pierre Curie: A Tale of Love and Fallout. 208 pp., notes. It Books; 1st ed edition, 2010.  $29.99 (Cloth). ISBN#: 9780061351327

Feza Günergun; Dhruv Raina (Editors). Science between Europe and Asia: Historical studies on the transmission, adoption and adaptation of knowledge. xiii +279 pp., illus., index. Springer, 2010.  $139.00 (Cloth). ISBN#: 9789048199679

Catherine Eagleton. Monks, Manuscripts and Sundials: The Navicula in Medieval England. xi + 292 pp., apps., bibl., index.  BRILL, 2010. $140.00 (Cloth). ISBN#: 9789004176652

André Goddu. Copernicus and the Aristotelian Tradition: Education, Reading, and Philosophy in Copernicus’s Path to Heliocentrism. xxviii + 545 pp., bibl., index.  BRILL, 2010.  $183.00 (Cloth). ISBN#: 9789004181076

Jocelyn Holland (Editor and Translator). Key Texts of Johann Wilhelm Ritter (1776-1810) on the Science and Art of Nature. ix + 732 pp., bibl., index.  BRILL, 2010. $183.00 (Cloth). ISBN#: 9789004183674

Paul Unschuld. What is Medicine? Western and Eastern Approaches to Healing. xiii + 236 pp., illus., notes, index.  University of California Press, 2009. $26.95 (Paper). ISBN#: 9780520257665

Stephen Gaukroger. The Collapse of Mechanism and the Rise of Sensibility: Science and the Shaping of Modernity, 1680-1760. ix + 505 pp., bibl., index. Oxford University Press, 2011. $65.00 (Cloth). ISBN#: 9780199594931

Zur Shalev; Charles Burnett (Editors). Ptolemy’s Geography in the Renaissance. 240 pp., illus., apps, index.  The Warburg Institute, 2011. £50.00 (Paper). ISBN#: 9780854811526

Peter Heering; Roland Wittje (Editors). Learning by Doing: Experiments and Instruments in the History of Science Teaching. 362 pp.  Franz Steiner Verlag Wiesbaden GmbH, 2011. $74.00 (Paper). ISBN#: 9783515098427

Peter J. Grund. Misticall Wordes and Names Infinite: An Edition and Study of Humfrey Lock’s Treatise on Alchemy. 350 pp.  Mrts, 2011.  $72.00 (Cloth). ISBN#: 9780866984157

Cynthia Klestinec. Theaters of Anatomy: Students, Teachers, and Traditions of Dissection in Renaissance Venice. xxii + 280 pp., notes, bibl., index. The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2011. $55.00 (Cloth). ISBN#: 9781421401423

Diego Armus. The Ailing City: Health, Tuberculosis, and Culture in Buenos Aires, 1870-1950. x + 432 pp., notes, bibl., index. Duke University Press Books, 2011. $99.95 (Cloth). ISBN#: 9780822349990

Mary Ashburn Miller. A Natural History of Revolution: Violence and Nature in the French Revolutionary Imagination, 1789-1794. xv + 240 pp., notes, bibl., index. Cornell University Press, 2011. $45.00 (Cloth). ISBN#: 9780801449420

Aslihan Sanal. New Organs Within Us: Transplants and the moral economy. xx + 264 pp., notes, bibl., index. Duke University Press Books, 2011. $23.95 (Paper). ISBN#: 9780822349129

Mary Bowman-Kruhm. Margaret Mead: A Biography. 199 pp., bibl. Prometheus Books, 2011. $17.00 (Paper). ISBN#: 9781616143916

Raymond Tallis. Aping Mankind: Neuromania, Darwinitis and the misrepresentation of humanity. 388 pp., illus. Acumen Publishing, 2011. $29.95 (Cloth). ISBN#: 9781844652723

James C. Giesen. Boll Weevil Blues: Cotton, myth, and power in the American South. xvi + 240 pp., notes, bibl., index. University of Chicago Press, 2011. $40.00 (Cloth). ISBN#: 9780226292878

Jerry McNerney; Martin Cheek. Clean Energy Nation: Freeing America from the tyranny of fossil fuels. x + 320 pp., notes, bibl., index. AMACOM, 2011. $27.95 (Cloth). ISBN#: 9780814413722

George H. Ludwig. Opening Space Research: Dreams, Technology, and Scientific Discovery. 478 pp. Amer Geophysical Union, 2011. $60.00 (Paper). ISBN#: 9780875907338

Jost Lemmerich. Science and Conscience: The Life of James Franck. xviii + 392 pp., apps., notes, bibl., index. Stanford University Press, 2011.  $65.00 (Cloth). ISBN#: 9780804763103

Elaine Leong; Alisha Rankin (Editors). Secrets and Knowledge in Medicine and Science, 1500-1800. xi + 252 pp., bibl., index. Ashgate, 2011.  $104.95 (Cloth). ISBN#: 9780754668541

Hans Belting. Florence and Baghdad: Renaissance Art and Arab Science. 312 pp., illus.  Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2011. $39.95 (Cloth). ISBN#: 9780674050044

Thomas Sturm. Kant Und Die Wissenschaften Vom Menschen. 565 pp.  Mentis, 2009. £62.65 (Paper). ISBN#: 9783897856080

Floris Cohen. How Modern Science Came Into The World: Four Civilizations, One 17th-Century Breakthrough. xl + 784 pp., notes, index.  Amsterdam University Press, 2011. $89.00 (Cloth). ISBN#: 9789089642394