March – April, 2012

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Previous Isis Books Received

Isis Books Received (March – April, 2012):

Andrew Ede; Lesley B. Cormack. A History of Science in Society: From Philosphy to Utility. xii + 435 pp., illus, bibl., index. Second Edition. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2012. $49.95 (paper). ISBN#: 9781442604469

Deborah J. Neill. Networks In Tropical Medicine: Internationalism, Colonialism, and the Rise of a Medical Specialty: 1890-1930. xiii + 292 pp., illus., bibl., index. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2012. $65 (cloth). ISBN#: 9780804778138

Geertje Mak. Doubting Sex: Inscriptions, bodies and selves in nineteenth-century hermaphrodite case histories. viii + 284 pp., tables., bibl., index. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2012. $70 (cloth). ISBN#: 9780719086908

James E. McClellan III; François Regourd. The Colonial Machine: French Science and Overseas Expansion in the Old Regime.

(Collection of Studies From the International Academy of the History of Science #87) 694 pp., illus., app., bibl., index. Turnhout: Brepols, 2011. € 71 (cloth). ISBN#: 9782503532608

Laurence Moulinier-Brogi. L’Uroscopie au Moyan Âge: “Lire dans un verre la nature de l’homme”. (Sciences techniques et civilisations du Moyan Âge à l’aube des Lumières #14) 253 pp., illus., bibl., index. Paris: Honoré Champion Éditeur, 2012. € 65 (cloth).ISBN#: 9782745323057

Lissa Roberts (editor). Centers and Cycles of Accumulation in and Around the Netherlands During the Early Modern Period. (Low Countries Studies on the Circulation of Natural Knowledge #2) ii + 290 pp., illus., bibl., index. Zurich: LIT Verlag, 2011. € 34,90 (paper). ISBN#: 9783643900951

Margaret W. Rossiter. Women Scientists In America: Forging a New World Since 1972. Vol. 3. xx + 426 pp., illus., bibl., index. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2012. $45 (paper). ISBN#:     9781421403632

Marie-Ann Mushart. Hertha Sponer: A Woman’s Life as a Physicist in the 20th Century “So You Won’t Forget Me”. xvi + 274 pp., illus., apps., bibl., index. Durham: Department of Physics, Duke University, 2011. $29.99 (paper). ISBN#: 9781465338044

Mark Solovey; Hamilton Cravens (eds.). Cold War Social Science: Knowledge Production, Liberal Democracy, and Human Nature. xv + 270 pp., illus., bibl., index. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2012. $90 (cloth). ISBN#: 9780230340503

Martha Fattori. Études sur Francis Bacon. 494 pp., bibl., index. Paris: Presses Universitaires de France, 2012. €49 (paper). ISBN#: 9782130580898

Michael Hoskin. The Construction of the Heavens: William Hereschel’s Cosmology. vii + 205 pp., illus., bibl., index. Cambridge, UK: Campbridge University Press, 2012. $106.95 (cloth). ISBN#: 9781107018389

Michel Mitov. Sensitive Matter: Foams, Gels, Liquid Crystals, and Other Miracles. Translated by Gieselle Weiss. xvi + 184 pp., illus., bibl., index. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2012. $22.95 (cloth). ISBN#: 9780674064560

Michelle Karnes. Imagination, Meditation & Cognition in the Middle Ages. 268 pp., bibl., index. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2011. $ 45.00 ISBN#:9780226425313

Nicoli Nattrass. The AIDS Conspiracy: Science Fights Back. 225 pp., illus., table, bibl., index. New York: Columbia University Press, 2012. $ 34.50 ISBN#: 9780231149129

Peter Of Limoges. The Moral Treatise on the Eye. Translated by Richard Newhauser. (Mediaeval Sources in Translation #51) xxxiii + 271 pp., apps., bibl., indexes. Toronto:  Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies, 2012. $35 (paper). ISBN#: 9780888443014

Sarah Ferber; Sally Wilde. The Body Divided: Human Beings and Human ‘Material’ in Modern History. (The History of Medicine In Context #7) xi + 249 pp., illus., bibl., index. Farnham: Ashgate, 2011. $124.95 (cloth). ISBN#: 9780754668343

Shoshana Amielle Magnet. When Biometrics Fail: Gender, Race, and the Technology of Identity. xv + 207 pp., illus., bibl., index. Durham: Duke University Press, 2011. $22.95 (paper).ISBN#: 9780822351351

Silvan S. Schweber. Nuclear Forces: The Making of the Physicist Hans Bethe. viii + 553 pp., illus., tables, bibl. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2012. $35 (paper). ISBN#: 9780674065536

Spencer R. Weart. The Rise of Nuclear Fear. ix + 367pp., apps., bibl., index. Cambridge, MA: Harvard Universirty Press, 2012. $21.95 (paper). ISBN#: 9780674052338