June, 2010

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Previous Isis Books Received

June, 2010:

Abeles, Francine F. (Editor). The Logic Pamphlets of Charles Lutwidge Dodgson and Related Pieces. (The Pamphlets of Lewis Carroll, 4.) xx + 271 pp., illus., tables, bibl., index. New York: The Lewis Carroll Society of  North America, 2010. ISBN# 9780930326258

Aratus. Phaenomena. Translated by Aaron Poochigian. xxxi + 72pp., apps., bibl. Baltimore, MD: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2010. $50.00 (cloth); $25.00 (paper). ISBN# 9780801894657

Bergstein, Mary. Mirrors of Memory: Freud, Photography, and the History of Art. v + 335 pp., illus., bibl., index. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2010. $29.95, £18.95 (cloth). ISBN# 9780801448195

Blay, Michel. Penser avec l’infini: La fécondité d’une notion mathématique et philosophique, de Giordano Bruno aux lumiéres. vi +135 pp., illus., bibl., index. Paris: Vuibert, 2010. 17,00 € (paper). ISBN# 9782311001464

Brenner, Anastasios; Petit, Annie. Science, histoire & philosophie selon Gaston Milhaud: La constitution d’un champ disciplinaire sous la Troisième République. (Cahiers d’histoire et de philosophie des sciences.) ix + 278 pp., illus., bibls., index. Paris: Vuibert, 2009. 29,00 € (paper). ISBN# 9782711796014

Brown, Karen; Gilfoyle, Daniel (Editors). Healing the Herds: Disease, Livestock Economies, and the Globilization of Veterinary Medicine. (Ohio University Press Series in Ecology and History). ix + 299 pp., illus., tables, app., bibl., index. Athens: Ohio University Press, 2010. $49.95 (cloth); $30.00 (paper). ISBN# 9780821418840

Buchanan, Roderick D. Playing With Fire: The Controversial Career of Hans J. Eysenck. xi + 475 pp., illus., bibl., index. New York: Oxford University Press, 2010. £34.95, $79.95 (cloth). ISBN# 9780198566885

Busch, John Laurence. Steam Coffin: Captain Moses Rogers and the Steamship Savannah Break the Barrier. 726 pp., illus., bibl., indexes. The United States of America: Hodos Historica, 2010. $35.00 (cloth). ISBN# 9781893616004

Cassedy, James H. John Shaw Billings: Science and Medicine in the Gilded Age. 253 pp., index. Philadelphia, PA: Xlibris Corporation, 2009. $29.99 (cloth); $19.99 (paper). ISBN# 9781441595171

Collins, Harry. Tacit and Explicit Knowledge. xiv + 186 pp., illus., tables., apps., bibl., index. Chicago: Chicago Review Press, 2010. £21.00; $32.50 (cloth). ISBN# 9780226113807

de Nantes Barrera, Oliva Sabuco; Pomata, Gianna (Editors and Translators). The True Medicine. (The Other Voice in Early Modern Europe: The Toronto Series, 4.) x + 267 pp., bibl., index. Toronto, ON: Centre for Reformation and Renaissance Studies, 2010. $24.50 (paper). ISBN# 9780772720672

de Pace, Anna. Niccolò Copernico e la fondazione del cosmo eliocentrico: con testo, traduzione e commentario del Libro I de Le revoluzioni celesti. 450 pp., illus., bibl., index. Milan: Bruno Mondadori, 2009. 32,00 € (paper). ISBN# 9788861590717

Denny, Mark. Super Structures: The Science of Bridges, Buildings, Dams, and Other Feats of Engineering. vii + 266 pp., illus., tables, app., bibli., index. Baltimore, MD: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2010. $30.00 (paper). ISBN# 9780801894374

Dingus, Lowell; Norell, Mark A. Barnum Brown: The Man Who Discovered Tyrannosaurus Rex. xiv + 368 pp., illus., table, apps., bibl., index. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 2010. £20.95, $29.95 (cloth). ISBN# 9780520252646

Donato, Maria Pia; Kraye, Jill (Editors). Conflicting Duties: Science, Medicine and Religion in Rome, 1550-1750. (Warburg Institute Colloquia, 15.) xiv + 389 pp., illus., index. London: Warburg Square, 2009. £50.00 (paper). ISBN# 9780854811496

Doody, Aude. Pliny’s Encyclopedia: The Reception of the Natural History. viii + 194 pp., bibl., index. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 2010. $95.00 (cloth). ISBN# 9780521491037

Ellis, Albert; Ellis, Debbie Joffe. All Out!: An Autobiography. 668 pp., illus., apps., bibl., index. Amherst, MA: Prometheus Books, 2010. $30.98 (cloth). ISBN# 9781591024521

Fayer, Michael D. Absolutely Small: How Quantum Theory Explains our Everyday World. ix + 383pp., illus., index. New York: Amacom Books, 2010. $24.00 (cloth). ISBN# 9780814414880

Feenberg, Andrew. Between Reason and Experience: Essays in Technology and Modernity. xxv + 257 pp., illus., bibl., index. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2010. £16.95; $22.00 (paper). ISBN# 9780262514255

Francesc X. Barca-Salom, et al. Fàbrica, Taller I Laboratori: La Junta de Comerç de Barcelona: Ciència I Tècnica per a la Indústria I el Comerç (1769-1851). 372 pp., illus., tables, bibls, index. Barcelona: Cambra Oficial de Comerç, Indústria i Navegació de Barcelona, 2009. (cloth). ISBN# 8495829665

Griener, Pascal. La République de l’œil: L’Expérience de l’art au siècle des Lumières. 329 pp., illus. Paris: Odile Jacob, 2010. 29 € (paper). ISBN# 9782738124432

Harris, Paul G. World Ethics and Climate Change: From International to Global Justice. x + 214 pp., bibl., index. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2010. $85.00 (cloth); $29.50 (paper). ISBN# 9780748639106

Holmes, Brooke. The Symptom and the Subject: The Emergence of the Physical Body in Ancient Greece. xxiii + 355 pp., bibl., indexes. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2010. £30.95, $45.00 (cloth). ISBN# 9780691138992

Jacobs, Robert A. The Dragon’s Tail: Americans Face the Atomic Age. (Culture, Politics, and the Cold War) xii + 151 pp., illus. index. Amherst, MA: University of Massachusetts Press, 2010. $24.95 (paper); $80.00 (cloth). ISBN# 9781558497276

Latour, Bruno; Lépinay, Vincent Antonin. The Science of Passionate Interests: An Introduction to Gabriel Tarde’s Economic Anthropology. 87 pp. Chicago: Prickly Paradigm Press, 2009. $12.95 (paper). ISBN# 9780979405778

López-Ruiz, Carolina. When the Gods Were Born: Greek Cosmogonies and the Near East. xii + 302 pp., tables, app., bibl., index. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2010. $39.95 (cloth). ISBN# 9780674049468

Marr, Alexander (Editor). The Worlds of Oronce Fine: Mathematics, Instruments and Print in Renaissance France. xv + 272 pp., illus., index. Donington, UK: Shaun Tyas, 2009. £40.00 (cloth). ISBN# 9781900289962

McDonald, Lynn. Florence Nightingale at First Hand. xv + 197 pp., bibl., index. Waterloo, ON: Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 2010. $24.95 (paper). ISBN# 9781554581917

McElheny, Victor K. Drawing the Map of Life: Inside the Human Genome Project. xiii + 361 pp., illus., index. New York: Basic Books, 2010. $28.00 (cloth). ISBN# 9780465043330

McEvoy, John G. The Historiography of the Chemical Revolution: Patterns of Interpretation in the History of Science. xiii + 328 pp., bibl., index. London: Pickering & Chatto, 2010. £60.00, $99.00 (cloth). ISBN# 9781848930308

Mészáros, István. Social Structure and Forms of Consciousness, Volume I. The Social Determination of Method. 463 pp., index. New York: Monthly Review Press, 2010. $29.95 (paper). ISBN# 9781583672044

Picciotto, Joanna. Labors of Innocence in Early Modern England. ix + 863 pp., bibl., index. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2010. $49.95 (cloth). ISBN# 9780674049062

Pieper, Christine; Uekötter, Frank (Editors). Vom Nutzen der Wissenschaft: Beiträge zu einer prekären Beziehung. (Wissenschaft, Politik und Gesellschaft, 6) 284 pp., illus., tables, indexes. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2010. 37 € (paper). ISBN# 9783515094399

Purves, Alex C. Space and Time in Ancient Greek Narrative. xi + 273 pp., bibl., indexes. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2010. $85.00 (cloth). ISBN# 9780521190985

Pyenson, Lewis. The Passion of George Sarton: a Modern Marriage and Its Discipline. xlvi + 495 pp., illus., app., index. Philadelphia, PA: American Philosophical Society, 2007. $90.00 (cloth). ISBN# 9780871692603

Richard Altschuler (Editor). Seminal Sociological Writings: From Auguste Comte to Max Weber. xx + 166pp., bibl. New York: Gordian Knot Books, 2010. $22.95 (paper). ISBN# 9781884092978

Ronnevaux, Sabine (Editor); Bradwardine, Thomas; Oresme, Nicolas. Traité des rapports entre les rapidités dans les mouvements. Suivi de: Sur les rapports de rapports. (Sagesses médiévales.) lxvi + 189 pp., bibl., index. Paris: Les Belles Lettres, 2010. 29,00 € (paper). ISBN# 9782251181097

Schiaparelli, Giovanni. Forme organiche naturali e forme geometriche pure: Studio comparativo. xl + 367 pp., illus. Milano: Lampi di Stampa, 2010. 12,00 € (paper). ISBN# 9788848809986

Schmalhausen, Ivan I. Ivan I. Schmalhausen: Die Evolutionsfaktoren. Edited by Uwe Hoßfeld, Lennart Olsson, Georgy S. Levit and Olaf Breidbach. (Wissenschaftskultur um 1900, 7.) lix + 434 pp., illus., tables, apps., bibl., index. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2010. 59,00 € (paper). ISBN# 9783515096249

Selcer, Daniel. Philosophy and the Book: Early Modern Figures of Material Inscription. (Philosophy, Aesthetics and Cultural Theory) xiii + 258 pp., illus., bibl., index. London: Continuum International Publishing Group, 2010. $39.95 (paper). ISBN# 9781441150097

Shapin, Steven. Never Pure: Historical Studies of Science as if It Was Produced by People with Bodies, Situated in Time, Space, Culture, and Society, and Struggling for Credibility and Authority. ix + 552 pp., illus., index. Baltimore, MD: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2010. $70.00 (cloth); $30.00 (paper). ISBN# 9780801894206

Stalnaker, Joanna. The Unfinished Enlightenment: Description in the Age of the Encyclopedia. xvi + 240 pp., illus., bibl., index. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2010. £27.95, $45.00 (cloth). ISBN# 9780801448645

Szpiro, George G. Numbers Rule: The Vexing Mathematics of Democracy, from Plato to the Present. xi + 226 pp., tables, apps., bibli., index. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2010. £18.95; $26.95 (cloth). ISBN# 9780691139944

Tobies, Renate. “Morgen möchte ich wieder 100 herrliche Sachen ausrechnen”: Iris Runge bei Osram und Telefunken. (Boethius. Texte und Abhandlungen zur Geschichte der Mathematik und der Naturwissenschaften, 61.) 412 pp., illus., tables., apps., bibli., index. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2010. 72,00 € (cloth). ISBN# 9783515096386

Tomic, Sacha. Aux origines de la chimie organique: Méthodes et pratiques des pharmaciens et des chimistes (1785-1835). 322 pp., illus., tables, app, bibl., index. Campus de la Harpe: Presses Universitaires de Rennes, 2010. 20 € (paper). ISBN# 9782753510180

Vesel, Ziva; Tourkin, Serge; Porter, Yves (Editors). Images of Islamic Science: Illustrated Manuscripts from the Iranian World, Vol. 1. 323 pp., illus., bibls., index. Tehran: Institut Français de Recherche en Iran. $120.00 (cloth). ISBN# 9789642232307

Voss, Julia. Darwin’s Pictures: Views of Evolutionary Theory, 1837-1874. Translated by Lori Lantz. vii + 340 pp., illus., bibl., index. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2010. $45.00 (cloth). ISBN# 9780300141740

Wallis, Faith (Editor). Medieval Medicine: A Reader. (Readings in Medieval Civilizations and Cultures, XV). xxvii + 563 pp., illus., index. Toronto, ON: University of Toronto Press, 2010. $42.95 (paper); $85.00 (cloth). ISBN# 9781442601031

Ward, Peter D. The Flooded Earth: Our Future in a World Without Ice Caps. 261 pp., illus., tables, bibl., index. New York: Basic Books, 2010. $25.95 (cloth). ISBN# 9780465009497

Whitmarsh, Ian; David S. Jones (Editors). What’s the Use of Race?: Modern Governance and the Biology of Difference. viii + 303 pp., illus, tables, bibls., index. Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press, 2010. $22.95 (paper). ISBN# 9780262514248