Teaching and Research: Publications of the History of Science Society

The Society produces many publications designed to foster interest in the history of science and its cultural and social relations.

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Publications distributed by University of Chicago Press:

Isis

Osiris

The Cumulative Bibliography

HSS Newsletter

Publications Distributed by the Executive Office:

All publications listed below are only $5.00 each
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Topical Essays for Teachers

History of Science: A Guide for Undergraduates

An Introduction to the History of Science in Non-Western Traditions

Syllabus Samplers:

History of Women and Gender, Science, and Technology

History of Science Syllabus Sampler I— Currently out of stock- will be available online shortly

History of Science Syllabus Sampler II

Isis

This is the official quarterly journal of the History of Science Society. Subscriptions to Isis are concurrent with membership in the History of Science Society. All individual and student subscribers are automatically enrolled as HSS members. Join now, receive Isis!

Table of Contents for recent issues.

Editorial Office (submission guidelines, etc.)

The University of Chicago Press provides information on subscriptions, as well as additional information (advertising rates, change of address, etc.).

OsirisOsiris journal cover

This is an annual journal devoted to the history of science. HSS members receive discounted subscription rates.

Table of Contents for recent issues.

Editorial Office (submission guidelines, etc.)

The University of Chicago Press provides information on subscriptions, as well as additional information (advertising rates, change of address, etc.).

Isis Cumulative Bibliography, 1986-1995

Edited by John Neu, and published by Science History Publications. An Index of history of science articles published worldwide between 1986 and 1995. Special prepaid/postpaid rate available for HSS members alone!

Check out the Isis Cumulative Bibliography’s home page for more information (Maintained by Science History Publications)

Contact Paul Henderson (phone 781- 828-5450; fax 781-828-8915) at Science History Publications for more information.

Guide to the History of Science, 9th EditionGuide to the History of Science, 9th Edition cover

A directory of people and institutions interested in the history of science, broadly defined. It includes addresses and descriptions of more than 500 universities, organizations, journals and museums currently studying the history of science. The 400 page print edition was published in mid-2002 by the University of Chicago Press. HSS also maintains a searchable edition online, updated biannually. Edited by Roger Turner and the HSS Executive Office.

Buy the print edition from the University of Chicago Press.
(Paperbound: $39.00; Clothbound: $50.00)

Use the online edition.

HSS Newsletter

The Newsletter is published quarterly (January, April, July, and October) and sent to all individual members. It contains news of the society and the profession, job listings and conference announcements, and articles of interest to members and historians of science. With a circulation of over 2,600, this is the easiest way to reach large numbers of historians of science worldwide.

Available to non-members for $25/year from The University of Chicago Press.

Deadline for announcements and advertisements is the first of the month prior to the month of publication. E-mail info@hssonline.org.

Access PDF copies of the Newsletter, beginning with the January 2002 Issue

On-Line Newsletter Articles

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Topical Essays for Teachers

Four essays to introduce history of science to high school and college teachers. Kenneth Manning on race, gender and science; Frederick Gregory on religion and science in western history; Stanley Goldberg on atomic bomb research and high energy physics; and Edmund P. Russell III on science and the environment.

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History of Science: A Guide for UndergraduatesHistory of Science: A Guide for Undergraduates cover

Sponsored by the Committee on Education, Michael’s Crowe’s engaging essay answers that enduring undergraduate question: Why should I study the history of science? And where do I start?

Now available free with any publication purchase. Multiple copies available by request from the Executive Office

A hypertxet version of this document is available.

Syllabus Samplers:

History of Women and Gender, Science, and Technology Syllabus SamplerHistory of Women and Gender, Science, and Technology Syllabus Sampler cover

The Women’s Caucus of the History of Science Society sponsored the compilation of this syllabus sampler for courses on the history of women and gender in science. The syllabi presented in this collection were submitted by individual scholars (including historians of science, sociologists, and scientists) and are divided into two groups: general surveys and topical courses on the history of women and gender in science, technology, and medicine.

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History of Science Syllabus Sampler IHistory of Science Syllabus Sampler I cover

Now in its second printing, this publication collects outstanding history of science syllabi. Not sure how to fit everything from Plato to NATO in just one term? Start here.

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History of Science Syllabus Sampler IIHistory of Science Syllabus Sampler II cover

A sequel to the highly successful first edition, this 200+ page book has been compiled by Henry Steffens of the University of Vermont. Because you need to know how Katharine Park teaches “Medicine and Society in Medieval and Renaissance Europe.”

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