October – December, 2014

October – December, 2014:

Finn Aaserud; J.L. Heilbron. Love, Literature and the Quantum Atom: Niels Bohr’s 1913 Trilogy Revisited. viii + 284 pp., illus., figs., bibl., index. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013. $61 (cloth).

Silke Ackermann; Richard L. Kremer; Mara Miniati (Editors).Scientific Instruments on Display. (History of Science and Medicine Library, 46; Scientific Instruments and Collections, 4.) xxxiv + 231 pp., illus., figs., index. Leiden: Brill, 2014. €110 (cloth).

Zvi Artstein. Mathematics and the Real World: The Remarkable Role of Evolution in the Making of Mathematics. 426 pp., illus., figs., tables., bibl., index. New York: Prometheus Books, 2014. $26 (cloth).

Egil AspremThe Problem of Disenchantment:Scientific Naturalism and Esoteric Discourse, 1900–1939. (Studies in the History of Religions, 147.) xi + 631 pp., figs., bibl., index. Leiden: Brill, 2014. €186 (cloth).

David Aubin; Catherine Goldstein (Editors). The War of Guns and Mathematics: Mathematical Practices and Communities in France and Its Western Allies around World War I. (History of Mathematics, 42.) xviii + 391, figs., tables, index. Providence, RI: American Mathematical Society, 2014. $126 (cloth).

ארי בראל = Ari Barell. האומ ובינוי מדע ,גוריון בן דוד :מלך־מהנדס = Engineer-King: David Ben-Gurion, Science and Nation Building. טו + 338 pp., apps., bibl., index. מכון בן־גוריון לחקר ישראל והציונות = The Ben-Gurion Research Institute for the Study of Israel and Zionism, 2014. ₪55, $14.21 (paper).

Joanna Bourke. The Story of Pain: From Prayer to Painkillers. x + 396 pp., illus., bibl., index. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2014. £20 (cloth).

Keith BreckenridgeBiometric State: The Global Politics of Identification and Surveillance in South Africa, 1850 to the Present. xi + 252 pp., illus., map, bibl., index. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2014. £65 (cloth).

Jeremy Brown. New Heavens and a New Earth: The Jewish Reception of Copernican Thought. xviii + 394 pp., illus., bibl., index. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013. (cloth).

Sandra Cavallo; Tessa Storey. Healthy Living in Late Renaissance Italy. xii + 312 pp., illus., bibl., index. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2014. £65 (cloth).

Jonathan Conlin. Evolution and the Victorians. Science, Culture and Politics in Darwin’s Britain. xiii + 235 pp., illus., index. London: Bloomsbury, 2014. £19,99 (paper).

Harold J. Cook; Sven Dupré (Editors). Translating Knowledge in the Early Modern Low Countries. (Low countries studies on the circulation of natural knowledge, 3.) ii + 466 pp., illus., app., bibl., index. Wien: Lit Verlag, 2012. €34.90 (paper).

Raffaella De RosaDescartes and the Puzzle of Sensory Representation. xiv + 190 pp., bibl., index. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013. $35 (paper).

Maria Pia Donato. Sudden Death. Medicine and Religion in Eighteenth Century Rome. ix + 229 pp., tables, index. Burlington: Ashgate, 2014. £63 (cloth).

Donna J. DruckerThe Classification of Sex: Alfred Kinsey and the Organization of Knowledge. ix + 244 pp., illus., bibl., index. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 2014. $30 (paper).

Till Düppe; E. Roy WeintraubFinding Equilibrium: Arrow, Debreu, McKenzie and the Problem of Scientific Credit. xxv + 276 pp., bibl., index. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2014. $39.50 (cloth).

Arthur S. Eddington. The Nature of the Physical World: Gifford Lectures of 1927, An Annotated Edition. Edited by H.G. Callaway. xlix + 381 pp., illus., bibl., index. Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2014. (cloth).

Retha Edens-Meier; Peter Bernhardt (Editors). Darwin’s Orchids: Then and Now. xi + 419 pp., illus., figs., tables, bibl., index. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 2014. $55 (cloth).

Dietrich von Engelhardt; Hermes Andreas Kick (Editors). Lebenslinien – Lebensziele – Lebenskunst: Festschrift zum 75. Geburtstag von Wolfram Schmitt. (Medizingeschichte, 6.) 222 pp., illus., bibl. Berlin: Lit Verlag, 2014. €29.90 (cloth).

John H. Exton. Crucible of Science: The Story of the Cori Laboratory. xvi + 226 pp., illus., index. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013.£32.99 (cloth).

James Roger Fleming; Ann Johnson (Editors).Toxic Airs: Body, Place, Planet in Historical Perspective. xiv + 284 pp., illus., index. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 2014. $28,95 (paper).

Ute FrietschHäresie und Wissenschaft: Eine Genealogie der paracelsischen Alchemie474 pp., illus., bibl., index.München: Wilhelm Fink, 2013. €49.90 (cloth).

Nicholas Gaskill; A.J. Nocek (Editors). The Lure of Whitehead. ix + 427 pp., illus., index. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2014. $35 (paper).

Charles Coulston Gillispie; Raffaele PisanoLazare and Sadi Carnot: A Scientific and Filial Relationship. (History of Mechanism and Machine Science, 19.) xvi + 490 pp., illus., figs., app., bibl., index. 2nd edition. Dordrecht: Springer, 2014. €84,79 (cloth).

Gerald N. Grob. Aging Bones: A Short History of Osteoporosis. xx + 284 pp., index. Baltimore: John Hopkins University Press, 2014. $24,95 (paper).

S.C. GwynneRebel Yell: The Violence, Passion, and Redemption of Stonewall Jackson. xi + 672 pp., illus., maps, app., bibl., index. New York: Scribner, 2014. $35 (cloth).

Piers J. Hale. Political Descent: Malthus, Mutualism, and the Politics of Evolution in Victorian England. 442 pp., illus., bibl., index. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 2014. $45 (cloth).

Paul Halpern. Einstein’s Dice and Schrödinger’s Cat. How Two Great Minds Battled Quantum Randomness to Create a Unified Theory of Physics. x + 254 pp., illus. New York: Basic Books, 2015. $27,99 (paper).

Christopher HamlinMore than Hot: A Short History of Fever. (Johns Hopkins biographies of disease.) xii + 383 pp., illus., index. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2014. $25.95 (paper).

Anke te Heesen & Margarete Vöhringer (eds.).Wissenschaft im Museum. Ausstellung im Labor. 249 pp., illus. Berlin: Kulturverslag Kadmos, 2014. €26,80 (paper).

Manfred Horstmanshoff; Helen King; Claus Zittel (Editors). Blood, Sweat and Tears: The Changing Concepts of Physiology from Antiquity into Early Modern Europe.(Intersections: Interdisciplinary Studies in Early Modern Culture, 25.) xxvi + 772 pp., illus., indexes. Leiden: Brill, 2012. €224 (cloth).

Jiri Hudecek. Reviving Ancient Chinese Mathematics. Mathematics, history and politics in the work of Wu Wen-Tsun. xii + 210 pp., figs., tables, bibl., index. Abingdon: Routledge, 2014. $155 (cloth).

Azélina Jaboulet-VercherreThe Physician, the Drinker, and the Drunk: Wine’s Uses and Abuses in Late Medieval Natural Philosophy. (Bibliothèque d’histoire culturelle du Moyen Age, 14.) 277 pp., bibl., index. Turnhout: Brepols, 2014. €80 (paper).

Catherine Jolivette (Editor). British Art in the Nuclear Age. (British Art: Histories and Interpretations Since 1700.) xv + 275 pp., illus., bibl., index. Farnham: Ashgate, 2014. £70 (cloth).

Juliette Kennedy (Editor). Interpreting Gödel: Critical Essays. xi + 279 pp., bibl., index. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2014. £60 (cloth).

Lawrence LipkingWhat Galileo Saw: Imagining the Scientific Revolution. xvi + 314 pp., illus., bibl., apps., index. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2014. $35 (cloth).

Joel KayeA History of Balance, 1250–1375:The Emergence of a New Model of Equilibrium and its Impact on Thought. ix + 519 pp., illus., bibl., index.Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2014. $99 (cloth).

Ursula Klein; Carsten Reinhardt (Editors). Objects of Chemical Inquiry. xvii + 382 pp., illus., figs., index. Sagamore Beach, MA: Science History Publications, 2014. $49.40 (paper).

Fabian KrämerEin Zentaur in London: Lektüre und Beobachtung in der frühneuzeitlichen Naturforschung. (Kulturgeschichten: Studien zur Frühen Neuzeit, 1.) 436 pp.,illus., app., bibl., index. Affalterbach, Württ: Didymos-Verlag, 2014. €39 (cloth). 

  1. Henry Lambright. Why Mars. NASA and the Politics of Space Exploration.x + 320 pp., index. Baltimore: John Hopkins University Press, 2014. $49,95 (cloth).

Wenchao Li (Editor). Einheit der Vernunft und Vielfalt der Sprachen: Beiträge zu Leibniz’ Sprachforschung und Zeichentheorie. (Studia Leibnitiana – Supplementa, 38.) 437 pp., illus., app., index. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner, 2014. €69 (cloth).

Bernard Lightman; Bennett Zon (Editors). Evolution and Victorian Culture. (Cambridge Studies in Nineteenth-Century Literature and Culture, 92.) xvii + 320 pp., illus., index. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2014. £60 (cloth).

Ad Maas; Henriëtte Schatz (Editors). Physics as a Calling: Science for Society. Studies in honour of A.J. Kox. 227 pp., illus., index. Leiden: Leiden University Press, 2013. €27,50 (paper).

María Manzano; Ildikó Sain; Enrique Alonso (Editors). The Life and Work of Leon Henkin: Essays on His Contributions (Studies in Universal Logic.) xxii + 351 pp., illus., figs., app. Cham: Birkhäuser, 2014. € 63,59 (paper).

Dániel MargócsyCommercial Visions: Science, Trade, and Visual Culture in the Dutch Golden Age. xi + 319 pp., illus., map, tables, bibl., index. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 2014. $40 (cloth).

Joseph MascoThe Theater of Operations: National Security Affect from the Cold War to the War on Terror. 273 pp., illus., maps, bibl., index. Durham: Duke University Press, 2014. £15.99 (paper).

Susan P. Mattern. The Prince of Medicine: Galen in the Roman Empire. xx + 334 pp., illus., maps, bibl., index. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013. £20 (cloth).

Kenneth D. McRae. Nuclear Dawn. F.E. Simon & The Race for Atomic Weapons in World War II. x + 284 pp., illus., bibl., index. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2014. £35 (cloth).

Eden Medina; Ivan da Costa Marques; Christina Holmes (Editors). Beyond Imported Magic: Essays on Science, Technology, and Society in Latin America. (Inside Technology.) xiii + 396 pp., illus., index. Cambridge, Mass.: The MIT Press, 2014. $35 (paper).

Steven M. Oberhelman (Editor). Dreams, Healing, and Medicine in Greece: From Antiquity to the Present. xiv + 341 pp., illus., tables, index. Farnham: Ashgate, 2013. £70 (cloth).

Karen A. Rader; Victoria E.M. CainLife on Display: Revolutionizing U.S. Museums of Science and Natural History in the Twentieth Century. xiv + 467 pp., illus., bibl., index. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 2014. $45 (cloth).

Dean RicklesA Brief History of String Theory: From Dual Models to M-theory. (The Frontiers Collection.) xix + 251 pp., figs., tables, index. Berlin: Springer, 2014. €42,39 (cloth).

Patience A. SchellThe Sociable Sciences: Darwin and His Contemporaries in Chile.(Palgrave Studies in the History of Science and Technology.) xii + 297 pp., illus., bibl., index. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2013. £61 (cloth).

Henning Schmidgen. Bruno Latour in Pieces: An Intellectual Biography. (Forms of living.)Translated by Gloria Custance. xiv + 175 pp., bibl., index. New York: Fordham University Press, 2015. $22 (paper).

Henning Schmidgen. The Helmholtz Curves: Tracing Lost Time. Translated by Nils F. Schott. xv + 228 pp., figs., bibl., index. New York: Fordham University Press, 2014. $26 (paper).

Joydeep SenAstronomy in India, 1784–1876. (Science and Culture in the Nineteenth Century, 25.) xiii + 268 pp., illus, bibl., index. London: Pickering & Chatto, 2014. £60 (cloth).

Lisa Stevenson. Life Beside Itself. Imagining Care in the Canadian Arctic. xiii + 251 pp., illus., bibl., index. Oakland: University of California Press. $29,95 (paper).

Robert Wald SussmanThe Myth of Race: The Troubling Persistence of an Unscientific Idea. ix + 374 pp., illus., tables, apps., bibl., index. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 2014. $35 (cloth).

Adrian M.K. Thomas; Arpan K. Banerjee. The History of Radiology. (Oxford Medical Histories.) xiii + 222 pp., illus., apps., bibl., index. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013. $82 (cloth).

Keith Wailoo. Pain. A Political History. 284 pp., illus., figs., index. Baltimore: John Hopkins University Press, 2014. $26,96 (cloth).

Christina Walter. Optical Impersonality. Science, Images, and Literary Modernism. x + 337 pp., illus., bibl., index. Baltimore: John Hopkins University Press: 2014. $59,95 (cloth).

Eric Watkins (Editor). The Divine Order, the human Order, and the Order of Nature: Historical Perspectives. xxviii + 240 pp., index. New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 2013. $74 (cloth).

Milena WazeckEinstein’s Opponents: The Public Controversy about the Theory of Relativity in the 1920s. xxi + 355 pp., illus., bibl., index. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2014. $99 (cloth).

Michael Yudell. Race Unmasked. Biology and Race in the 20th Century. xvi + 286 pp., bibl., index. New York: Colombia University Press, 2014. $40 (cloth).