July, 2011

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Previous Isis Books Received

July, 2011:

Abbey, Ruth. The Return of Feminist Liberalism. ix + 326 pp., bibl., index. Montreal: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2011. $95.00 (cloth). ISBN#: 9780773539143

Au, Sokhieng. Mixed Medicines: Health and Culture in French Colonial Cambodia. viii + 263 pp., illus., tables, bibl, index. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2011. $95.00 (cloth). ISBN#: 9780226031637

Baaz, Matthias; Papadimitriou, Christos H.; Putnam, Hilary W.; Scott, Dana S.; Harper Jr., Charles L. (Editors). Kurt Gödel and the Foundations of Mathematics: Horizon of truth.xxiii + 515 pp., illus., tables, bibl., index. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 2011. $99.00 (cloth). ISBN#: 9780521761444

Balsamo, Anne. Designing Culture: The technological imagination at work. xv + 288 pp., illus., bibl., index. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2011. $25.95 (paper). ISBN#: 9780822344452

Banchoff, Thomas. Embryo Politics: Ethics and Policy in Atlantic Democracies. 294 pp., bibl., index. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2011. $35.00 (cloth). ISBN#: 9780801449574

Becker, Barbara J. Unravelling Starlight: William and Margaret Huggins and the Rise of the New Astronomy. xix + 380 pp., illus., bibl., index. Cambridge/New York: Cambridge University Press, 2011. $110.00 (cloth). ISBN#: 9781107002296

Belon, Pierre. L’Histoire naturelle au XVIe siècle. Introduction, étude et édition critique de La Nature et la diversité des poissons (1555). (Travaux d’humanisme et renaissance, 483.) 716 pp., illus., tables, bibl., indices. Commentary by Philippe Glardon. Geneva: Librairie Droz, 2011. € 75,00 (cloth). ISBN#: 9782600014380

Berger, Peter L. Adventures of an Accidental Sociologist: How to explain the world without becoming a bore. 264 pp., Bibl. Amherst, NY: Prometheus Books, 2011 $26.00 (cloth). ISBN#: 9781616143909

Bradwardine, Thomas. Insolubilia. Edited, Translated and Introduced by Stephen Read. viii + 235 pp., apps., bibl., index. Paris/Leuven/Walpole, MA: Peeters, 2010. € 39,00 (paper). ISBN#: 9789042923171

Brown, Karen. Mad Dogs and Meerkats: A History of Resurgent Rabies in Southern Africa. (Series in Ecology and History) xiv + 234 pp., bibl., index. Athens, OH: Ohio University Press, 2011. $25.60 (paper). ISBN#: 9780821419533

Bucciantini, Massimo. Esperimento Auschwitz/Auschwitz Experiment.(Lezioni Primo Levi.) Translation by Nicoletta Simborowski. x + 165 pp. Turin: Centro Internazionale di Studi Primo  Levi/Giulio Einaudi, 2011. € 16,00 (paper). ISBN#: 9788806207342

Carson, Cathryn; Kojevnikov, Alexei; Trischler, Helmuth (Editors). Weimar Culture and Quantum Mechanics: Selected Papers by Paul Forman and Contemporary Perspectives on the Forman Thesis. xvi + 542 pp., illus., bibl. Covent Garden: Imperial College Press; Hackensack, NJ: World Scientific Publishing, 2011. $150.00 (cloth). ISBN#: 9789814293112

Elazar, Michael. Honoré Fabri and the Concept of Impetus: A Bridge between Conceptual Frameworks.(Boston Studies in the Philosophy of Science, 288.) xxix + 259 pp., bibl., index. Dordrecht/New York: Springer, 2011. ISBN#: 9789400716049

Fleming, James Dougal (Editor). The Invention of Discovery, 1500-1700. (Literary and Scientific Cultures of Early Modernity.) ix + 217 pp., bibl., index.  Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2011. $99.95. ISBN#: 9780754668411

Garber, Daniel. Leibniz: Body, Substance, Monad. xxi + 428 pp., illus., bibl., index. Originally published in 2009. Oxford/New York: Oxford University Press, 2011. £35.00. ISBN#: 9780199566648

Healy, Margaret. Shakespeare, Alchemy, and the Creative Imagination: The sonnets and A Lover’s Complaint. x + 259 pp., illus., bibl., index. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2011. $90.00 (cloth). ISBN#:  9781107004047

Jankovic, Vladimir. Confronting the Climate: British Airs and the Making of Environmental Medicine.(Palgrave Studies in the History of Science and Technology.) x + 229 pp., illus., bibl., index. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2010. $80.00 (cloth). ISBN#: 9780230104754

Koch, Tom. Disease Maps: Epidemics on the Ground. ix + 330 pp., illus., tables, bibl., index. Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press, 2011. $45.00 (cloth). ISBN#: 9780226449357

Morning, Ann. The Nature of Race: How scientists think and teach about human difference. xiii + 310 pp., illus, bibl., index. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2011. $26.95 (paper). ISBN#: 9780520270312

Offner, Robert. Paulus Kyr: Die Gesundheit ist ein Köstlich Ding. 383 pp., illus., bibl., index. Bonn: Schiller Verlag, 2010. € 19,00 (cloth). ISBN#: 9783941271333

Peebles, Curtis. The Spoken Word II: Recollections of Dryden History Beyond the Sky.(Monographs in Aerospace History #42) xi + 199 pp., illus., bibil. Washington: NASA History Division, 2011.

Pemberton, Stephen. The Bleeding Disease: Hemophilia and the unintended consequences of medical progress. xviii + 377 pp., illus., bibl., index. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2011. $50.00 (cloth). ISBN#:  9781421401157

Roy, Ranjan. Sources in the Development of Mathematics. xix + 974 pp., tables, bibl., index. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2011. $99.00 (cloth). ISBN#: 9780521114707

Stephens, Elizabeth. Anatomy as Spectacle: Public Exhibitions of the Body from 1700 to the Present.(Representations: Health, Disability, Culture and Society.) viii + 166 pp., illus., bibl., index. Liverpool: Liverpool University Press, 2011. $90.00 (cloth). ISBN#: 9781846316449

Turner, Derek. Paleontology: A Philosophical Introduction. xi + 227 pp., illus., tables, bibl., index. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2011. $28.00 (paper). ISBN#: 9780521133326

Wigelsworth, Jeffrey R. Selling Science in the Age of Newton: Advertising and the Commoditization of Knowledge. (Science, Technology and Culture, 1700-1945.) xii + 203 pp., illus., bibl., index. Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2010. $119.95. ISBN#: 9781409400752

Wilson, Edward O.; Durán, José M. Gómez. Kingdom of Ants: José Celestino Mutis and the Dawn of Natural History in the New World. Baltimore, MD: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2010. 95 pp., illus. $24.95 (cloth). ISBN#: 9780801897856