January, 2011

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Previous Isis Books Received

January, 2011:

Bertman, Stephen. The Genesis of Science. 293 pp., illus., bibl., index. Amherst, MA: Prometheus, 2010. $27.00 (cloth). ISBN# 9781616142179

Daston, Lorraine; Lunbeck, Elizabeth (Editors). Histories of Scientifiic Observation. 460 pp., illus., bibls., index. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2011. $27.50 (paper). ISBN# 9780226136783

de Buffon, Georges-Louis Leclerc. Œuvres complètes V: Histoire naturelle, générale et particulière, avec la description du Cabinet du Roi. (L’Age Des Lumières, 57) 526 pp., illus., tables, apps., bibl, indexes. Originally published in 1755, Paris: Honoré Champion, 2010. 135,00 € (cloth). ISBN# 9782745320575

Dunmur, David; Sluckin, Tim. Soap, Science, & Flat-screen TVs: a history of liquid crystals. xix + 345 pp., illus., tables, bibl., index. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press, 2011. $53.00 (cloth). ISBN# 9780199549405

Finocchiaro, Maurice A. Defending Copernicus and Galileo: Critical Reasoning in the Two Affairs. (Boston Studies in the Philosophy of Science.) xliii + 350 pp., bibl., index. London: Springer, 2010. $139.00 (paper). ISBN# 9789048132027

Johnson, Dirk R. Nietzsche’s Anti-Darwinism. x + 240 pp., bibl., index. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 2010. $85.00 (cloth). ISBN# 9780521196789

Loison, Laurent. Qu’est-ce Que Le Néolamarckisme? Les biologistes Français et la question de l’évolution des espèces. vi + 249 pp., illus., bibls., indexes. Paris: Vuibert, 2010. 27,55 € (paper). ISBN# 9782311002300

Maffioli, Cesare S. La Via Delle Acque (1500 – 1700): Appropriazione delle arti e trasformazione delle matematiche. xxii + 394 pp., bibl., indexes. Florence, Italy: Olschki, 2010. 43,00 € (paper). ISBN# 9788822260086

McCrory, Donald. Nature’s Interpreter: The Life and Times of Alexander von Humboldt. 242 pp., illus., app., bibl., index. Cambridge, UK: The Lutterworth Press, 2010. €22.50 (paper). ISBN# 9780718892319

Ong, Aihwa; Chen, Nancy N. Asian Biotech: Ethics and Communities of Fate. (Experimental Futures: Technological Lives, Scientific Arts, Anthropological Voices.) 335 pp., bibl., index. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2011. $84.95 (cloth). ISBN# 9780822347934

Reuss, Martin; Cutcliffe, Stephen H. (Editors). The Illusory Boundary. ix +318 pp., illus., bibls., index. Charlottesville, VA: University of Virginia Press, 2010. $29.50 (paper). ISBN# 9780813929897

Skelly, David K.; Post, David M.; Smith, Melinda D. (Editors). The Art of Ecology: Writings of G. Evelyn Hutchinson. xii + 356 pp., illus., tables, apps, bibl, index. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press. $22.00 (paper). ISBN# 9780300154498

Slack, Nancy G. G. Evelyn Hutchinson and the Invention of Modern Ecology. xvii + 457 pp., illus., bibl., index. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2010. $40.00 (cloth). ISBN# 9780300161380

Tsu, Jing. Sound and Script in Chinese Diaspora. 306 pp., tables, bibl., index. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press. $45.00 (cloth). ISBN# 9780674055407

Valleriani, Matteo. Galileo Engineer. (Boston Studies in the Philosophy of Science, 269) xxii + 320 pp. illus., bibl., index. Berlin: Spinger, 2010. $139.00 (cloth). ISBN# 9789048186440