September, 2010

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Previous Isis Books Received

September, 2010:

Clarke, Adele E; Mamo, Laura; Fosket, Jennifer Ruth (Editors). Biomedicalization: Technoscience, Health, and Illness in the U.S. ix + 498 pp., illus., tables, bibl., index. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2010. $99.95 (cloth). ISBN# 9780822345534

Clarke, Bruce; Rossini, Manuela (Editors). The Routledge Companion to Literature and Sciencexvii + 550 pp., illus., bibls., index. New York: Routledge, 2010. $175.00 (cloth). ISBN# 9780415495257

Creese, David. The Monochord in Ancient Greek Harmonic Science(Cambridge Classical Studies.) xvi + 409 pp., illus., tables, bibl., index. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 2010. $110.00 (cloth). ISBN# 9780521843249

Fleming, James Rodger. Fixing the Sky: The Checkered History of Weather and Climate Controlxiv + 325 pp., illus., bibl., index. New York: Columbia University Press, 2010. $27.95 (cloth). ISBN# 9780231144124

Hughes, J. T. Henry Power of Halifax: A Seventeenth Century Physician and Scientistxii + 120 pp., illus., table, bibl., index. Oxford: Rimes House Press, 2010. $40.00 (cloth). ISBN# 9781874317043

Kline, Wendy. Bodies of Knowledge: Sexuality, Reproduction, and Women’s Health in the Second Wavexiv + 202 pp., illus., index. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 2010. $22.50 (paper). ISBN# 9780226443089

Raffles, Hugh. Insectopedia. x + 465 pp., illus., bibl., index. New York: Pantheon Books, 2010. $29.95 (cloth). ISBN# 9780375423864

Rochberg, Francesca. In the Path of the Moon: Babylonian Celestial Divination and Its Legacy(Studies in Ancient Magic and Divination, 6) xxii + 445 pp., illus., tables, bibl., index. Leiden: Brill Academic Publishing, 2010. $216.00 (cloth). ISBN# 9789004183896

van Dongen, Jeroen. Einstein’s Unificationx + 213 pp, illus., bibl., index. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 2010. $85.00 (cloth). ISBN# 9780521883467

von Goethe, Johann Wolfgang. The Metamorphosis of Plants. xxi + 123 pp.,illus., bibl., index. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2009. $21.95 (cloth). ISBN# 9780262013093