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Books Received, Quarterly Report to 24 August 2000.


Abir-Am, Pnina G.; Elliot, Clark A. (Editors). Commemorative Practices in Science: Historical Perspectives on the Politics of Collective Memory. (Osiris, Second Series, Volume 14.) xii + 383 pp., illus., tables, apps., index. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 1999. $39.

Allen, Peter Lewis. The Wages of Sin: Sex and Disease, Past and Present. xxiii + 202 pp., frontis., illus., bibl., index. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2000. $25.

Alvarez, Carlos; Dhombres, Jean; Pont, Jean-Claude (Directors). Sciences et Techniques en Perspective. (Deuxieme Serie, Vol. 3, 1-2.) 2 Volumes. 488 pp., illus., figs., bibls. Coyoacan, Mexico: S y G editores SA de CV, 1999. $30 each (paper).

Arnold, David. The New Cambridge History of India: Science, Technology and Medicine in Colonial India. Volume 3. xii + 234 pp., tables, bibl., index. Cambridge, Eng.: Cambridge University Press, 2000. $59.95.

Aucante, Vincent (Editor). Descartes: Écrits physiologiques et médicaux. (Épiméthée: Essais Philosophiques.) 285 pp., illus., figs., tables, apps., bibl., index. Paris: Presses Universitaires de France, 2000. Fr 298.

Bakar, Osman. The History and Philosophy of Islamic Science. x + 266 pp., figs., app., bibl., index. New York: St. Martin's Press, 2000. $25 (paper).

Baldassarri, Stefano Ugo; Saiber, Arielle (Editors). Images of Quattrocento Florence: Selected Writings in Literature, History, and Art. (Italian Literature and Thought Series.) lxiv + 350 pp., illus., figs., bibl., index. New Haven, Conn./London: Yale University Press, 2000. $40 (cloth); $18 (paper).

Ballard, Robert D.; Hively, Will. The Eternal Darkness: A Personal History of Deep-Sea Exploration. xii + 388 pp., frontis., illus., figs., bibl., index. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2000. $29.95.

Barbo, Loïc. Pierre Curie, 1859-1906: Le Rêve Scientifique. (Un Savant, Une Époque.) 336 pp., illus., figs., apps., index. Paris: Belin, 1999. (Paper.)

Barnard, Alan. History and Theory in Anthropology: Changing Perspectives. xii + 243 pp., figs., tables, apps., bibl., index. Cambridge, Eng.: Cambridge University Press, 2000. $54.95.

Barnes, Michael Horace. Stages of Thought: The Co-Evolution of Religious Thought and Science. x + 334 pp., bibl., index. New York/Oxford, Eng.: Oxford University Press, 2000. $45.

Barrett, Jeffrey Alan. The Quantum Mechanics of Minds and Worlds. xvi + 267 pp., figs., apps., bibl., index. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1999. $45.

Barron, Hal S. Mixed Harvest: The Second Great Transformation in the Rural North, 1870-1930. (Studies in Rural Culture.) xiv + 301 pp., illus., index. Chapel Hill, N.C./London: University of North Carolina Press, 2000. (Paper.)

Bellows, Andy Masaki; McDougall, Marina (Editors). Science Is Fiction: The Films of Jean Painlevé. With Brigitte Berg. xviii + 213 pp., frontis., illus., bibls., index. Cambridge, Mass.: The MIT Press, 2000. $39.95.

Berger, Michael Benjamin. Thoreau's Late Career and "The Dispersion of Seeds": The Saunterer's Synoptic Vision. (Studies in American Literature, Linguistics, and Culture.) xvi + 153 pp., illus., apps., bibl., index. Rochester, N.Y.: Boydell & Brewer Inc., 2000. $55.

Berkowitz, Julie S. "Adorn the Halls": History of the Art Collection at Thomas Jefferson University. 725 pp., frontis., illus., indexes. Philadelphia: Thomas Jefferson University, 2000. $79.

Berthoz, Alain. The Brain's Sense of Movement. (Perspectives in Cognitive Neuroscience.) Translated by Giselle Weiss. xiv + 337 pp., figs., bibl., index. Cambridge, Mass./London: Harvard University Press, 2000. $45.

Black, Barbara J. On Exhibit: Victorians and Their Museums. x + 242 pp., illus., bibl., index. Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia, 2000. $37.50.

Bondeson, Jan. The Two-Headed Boy, and Other Medical Marvels. xxii + 295 pp., illus., figs., bibl. Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell University Press, 2000. $29.95.

Boyle, Robert. The Works of Robert Boyle: Volume I, General Introduction, Textual Note, Publications to 1660. Edited by Michael Hunter and Edward B. Davis. cxxxiv + 324 pp., frontis. London: Pickering & Chatto, 1999.

Boyle, Robert. The Works of Robert Boyle: Volume 2, The Sceptical Chymist and Other Publications of 1661. Edited by Michael Hunter and Edward B. Davis. ix + 491 pp., frontis. London: Pickering & Chatto, 1999.

Boyle, Robert. The Works of Robert Boyle: Volume 3, The Usefulness of Natural Philosophy and sequels to Spring of the Air, 1662-3. Edited by Michael Hunter and Edward B. Davis. vii + 561 pp., frontis. London: Pickering & Chatto, 1999.

Boyle, Robert. The Works of Robert Boyle: Volume 4, Colours and Cold, 1664-5. Edited by Michael Hunter and Edward B. Davis. ix + 575 pp., frontis. London: Pickering & Chatto, 1999.

Boyle, Robert. The Works of Robert Boyle: Volume 5, The Origin of Forms and Qualities and Other Publications of 1665-7. Edited by Michael Hunter and Edward B. Davis. ix + 551 pp., frontis. London: Pickering & Chatto, 1999.

Boyle, Robert. The Works of Robert Boyle: Volume 6, Publications of 1668-71. Edited by Michael Hunter and Edward B. Davis. ix + 541 pp., frontis. London: Pickering & Chatto, 1999.

Boyle, Robert. The Works of Robert Boyle: Volume 7, Publications 1672-3. Edited by Michael Hunter and Edward B. Davis. ix + 469 pp., frontis. London: Pickering & Chatto, 1999.

Brandom, Robert B. Articulating Reasons: An Introduction to Inferentialism. 230 pp., index. Cambridge, Eng./London: Harvard University Press, 2000. $35.

Buchanan, Allen; Brock, Dan W.; Daniels, Norman; Wikler, Daniel. From Chance to Choice: Genetics and Justice. xiv + 398 pp., figs., app., bibl., index. Cambridge, Eng.: Cambridge University Press, 2000. $29.95.

Cahan, David; Rudd, M. Eugene. Science at the American Frontier: A Biography of DeWitt Bristol Brace. xvi + 209 pp., illus., figs., app., bibl., index. Lincoln, Nebr./London: University of Nebraska Press, 2000. $45, 36.95.

Canaday, John. The Nuclear Muse: Literature, Physics, and the First Atomic Bombs. xviii + 303 pp., frontis., illus., figs., bibl. Madison, Wis.: University of Wisconsin Press, 2000. (Paper.)

Carozzi, Albert. Manuscripts and Publications of Horace-Benedict de Saussure on the Origin of Basalt (1772-1797). xxviii + 769 pp., illus., bibl., index. Geneva: Editions Zoe, 2000. (Paper.)

Chan, Mary; Kassler, Jamie C. Roger North's 'Of Sounds' and Prendcourt Tracts c.1710-c.1716. (North Papers, 6.) Analytical Index by Janet D. Hine. x + 159 pp., figs., bibl., index. Kensington, Australia: The University of New South Wales, 2000. (Paper.)

Chebyshev, P.L. The Theory of Probability. Microfiche. 2 pieces. Translated by O. Sheynin. tables. Händen: Mikroedition aus dem Verlag Dr. Hänsel-Hohenhausen, 2000.

Croone, William. On the Reason of the Movement of the Muscles. Translated by Paul Maquet. Introduction by Margaret Nayler. (Transactions of the American Philosophical Society, Held at Philadelphia, For Promoting Useful Knowledge, 90.) 130 pp., illus., bibl., index. Philadelphia: American Philosophical Society, 2000. $20 (paper).

Crow, James F.; Dove, William F. (Editors). Perspectives on Genetics: Anecdotal, Historical, and Critical Commentaries, 1987-1998. xiv + 723 pp., illus., figs., tables, bibls., indexes. Madison, Wis.: University of Wisconsin Press, 2000. $19.95 (paper).

Cziko, Gary. The Things We Do: Using the Lessons of Bernard and Darwin to Understand the What, How and Why of Our Behavior. (A Bradford Book.) xii + 290 pp., figs., bibl., index. Cambridge, Mass./London: The MIT Press, 2000. $37.95.

Dann, Kevin. Across the Great Border Fault: The Naturalist Myth in America. xvi + 294 pp., illus., bibl., index. New Brunswick, N.J./London: Rutgers University Press, 2000. $50.

Daston, Lorraine (Editor). Biographies of Scientific Objects. x + 307 pp., illus., figs., index. Chicago/London: University of Chicago Press, 1999. $55. (cloth); $19 (paper).

DeVorkin, David H. Henry Norris Russell: Dean of American Astronomers. xx + 499 pp., frontis., illus., bibl., index. Princeton, N.J./Oxford, Eng.: Princeton University Press, 2000. $49.50; 30.

Dorn, Matthias. Das Problem der Autonomie der Naturwissenschaften bei Galilei. (Sudhoffs Archiv Beihefte, 43.) 193 pp., illus., bibl., index. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2000. DM 188.

Drayton, Richard. Nature's Government: Science, Imperial Britain, and the "Improvement" of the World. xxii + 346 pp., frontis., illus., index. New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 2000. $40.

Easter, Gerald M. Reconstructing the State: Personal Networks and Elite Identity in Soviet Russia. (Cambridge Studies in Comparative Politics.) xiv + 221 pp., tables, bibl., index. Cambridge, Eng.: Cambridge University Press, 2000. $54.95.

Eghigian, Greg. Making Security Social: Disability, Insurance, and the Birth of the Social Entitlement State in Germany. (Social History, Popular Culture, and Politics in Germany.) xiv + 297 pp., illus., tables, bibl., index. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2000. $59.50, 37.

Fabian, Johannes. Out of Our Minds: Reason and Madness in the Exploration of Central Africa. xvi + 320 pp., illus., app., bibl., index. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2000. 31.50 (cloth); 12.50 (paper).

Faigman, David L. Legal Alchemy: The Use and Misuse of Science in the Law. Xviii + 233 pp., index. Madison: W.H. Freeman and Company, 2000. $24.95.

Fell, Ulrike. Disziplin, Profession und Nation: Die Ideologie der Chemie in Frankreich vom Zweiten Kaiserreich bis in die Zwischenkriegszeit. (Deutsch-Französische Kulturbibliothek, Band 14.) 384 pp., figs., tables, bibl., index. Leipzig: Leipziger Universitätsverlag, 2000. DM 78.

Fox, Robert; Guagnini, Anna. Laboratories, Workshops, and Sites: Concepts and Practices of Research in Industrial Europe, 1800-1914. (Office for History of Science and Technology.) ii + 214 pp., illus., tables, index. Berkeley: University of California, Berkeley, 1999. (Paper.)

French, Roger. Ancients and Moderns in the Medical Sciences: From Hippocrates to Harvey. (Variorium Collected Studies Series.) xxii + 280 pp., frontis., index. Brookfield, Vt.: Ashgate Publishing Company, 2000. $99.95.

Frese, Gina. Dow Chemical Portrayed. (A Catalog to Accompany an Exhibit at the Chemical Heritage Foundation of the Herbert H. and Grace A. Dow Foundation's Collection of the Art Works of Arthur Henry Knighton-Hammond.) vi + 46 pp., illus., bibl. Philadelphia: Chemical Heritage Foundation, 2000. $18.50 (paper).

Friedrich, Walter L.; McBirney, Alexander R. Fire in the Sea: The Santorini Volcano: Natural History and the Legend of Atlantis. xiv + 258 pp., frontis., illus., figs., tables, apps., bibl., indexes. Cambridge, Eng.: Cambridge University Press, 2000. $34.95.

Fuller, Robert C. Stairways to Heaven: Drugs in American Religious History. x + 237 pp., bibl., index. Boulder, Colo.: Westview Press, 2000. $27.50.

Gaither, Carl C.; Cavazos-Gaither, Alma E. (Compilers). Scientifically Speaking: A Dictionary of Quotations. Illustrated by Andrew Slocombe. xiv + 482 pp., frontis., illus., bibl., index. Bristol, Eng./Philadelphia: Institute of Physics Publishing, 2000. $24.99, 19.95.

Gayon, Jean; Wunenburger, Jean-Jacques (Editors). Bachelard dans le monde. Foreword by Dominique Lecourt. (Science, Histoire et Societe.) x + 248 pp., tables, apps. Paris: Presses Universitaires de France, 2000. Fr 128.

Gozza, Paolo (Editor). Number to Sound: The Musical Way to the Scientific Revolution. (The Western Ontario Series in Philosophy of Science, 64.) xiv + 322 pp., illus., figs., tables, index. Dordrecht: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2000. $138.

Greenberg, John L. The Problem of the Earth's Shape From Newton to Clairaut: The Rise of Mathematical Science in Eighteenth-Century Paris and the Fall of "Normal" Science. xviii + 781 pp., illus., figs., bibl., index. Cambridge, Eng.: Cambridge University Press, 1995. $95.

Gregersen, Niels Henrik; Drees, Willem B.; Gorman, Ulf (Editors). The Human Person in Science and Theology. (Issues in Science and Theology.) xii + 218 pp., figs., bibls., index. Grand Rapids, Mich.: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, 2000. $25.

Guillemin, Jeanne. Anthrax: The Investigation of a Deadly Outbreak. xviii + 321 pp., frontis., illus., apps., bibl., index. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1999. $27.50.

Harrison, Ira E.; Harrison, Faye V. (Editors). African-American Pioneers in Anthropology. 296 pp., illus., tables, bibls. Champaign: University of Illinois Press, 1999. $49.95 (cloth); $21.95 (paper).

Harvey, Chris; Kat, Pieter. Prides: The Lions of Moremi. 144 pp., illus., figs., tables, bibl., index. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press, 2000.

Høyrup, Jens. Human Sciences: Reappraising the Humanities through History and Philosophy. (SUNY Series in Science, Technology, and Society.) xii + 448 pp., illus., bibl., indexes. Albany: State University of New York Press, 2000. $27.95.

Hunger, Hermann; Pingree, David. Astral Sciences in Mesopotamia. (Handbook of Oriental Studies; The Near and Middle East.) xviii + 303 pp., tables, app., bibl., index. Leiden: Brill, 1999. $112.

Inkster, Ian; Satofuka, Fumihiko (Editors). Culture and Technology in Modern Japan. xii + 169 pp., figs., tables, bibl., index. London/New York: I.B. Tauris Publishers, 2000. $59.50.

Jager, Eric. The Book of the Heart. xxii + 248 pp., illus., bibl., index. Chicago/London: University of Chicago Press, 2000. $32, 20.50.

Jardine, Lisa; Stewart, Alan. Hostage to Fortune: The Troubled Life of Francis Bacon. 637 pp., illus., bibl., index. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2000. $35.

Johnsgard, Paul A. Trogons and Quetzals of the World. xii + 223 pp., illus., figs., apps., bibl., index. Washington, D.C./London: Smithsonian Institution Press, 2000. $49.95.

Joseph, J. The Last War and After: A Psycho-Philosophical Comprehension of Man and Science at the Third Millennium. x + 195 pp., bibl., index. New Dehli: Intercultural Publications, 1999. (Paper.)

Keil, Inge. Augustanus Opticus: Johann Wiesel (1583-1662) und 200 Jahre optisches Handwerk in Augsburg. Foreword by Wolfgang E.J. Weber. (Colloquia Augustana, 12.) 549 pp., illus., figs., apps., bibl., index. Berlin: Akademie Verlag, 2000. DM 98.

Kischlat, Harald. Studien zur Verbreitung von Übersetzunger arabischer philosophischer Werke in Westeuropa 1150-1400: Das Zeugnis der Bibliotheken. (Beiträge zur Geschichte der Philosophie und Theologie des Mittelalters, Band 54.) x + 289 pp., tables, apps., bibl., indexes. Munster: Aschendorffsche Verlagbuchhandlung, 2000. DM 78.

Knell, Simon J. The Culture of English Geology, 1815-1851: A Science Revealed Through its Collecting. xxii + 377 pp., illus., figs., tables, bibls., index. Brookfield, Vt.: Ashgate, 2000. $104.95.

Kraus, Pamela (Editor). The St. John's Review. Volume XLV, number 2. Foreword by Harvey Flaumenhaft. (Proceedings of "Beyond Hypothesis: Newton's Experimental Philosophy," Dibner Fund, March 19-21, 1999, St. John's College, Annapolis.) 112 pp., illus., figs., tables. Annapolis, Md.: St. John's College, 2000. $5 (paper).

Kundahl, George. Confederate Engineer: Training and Campaigning with John Morris Wampler. (Voices of the Civil War.) xxiv + 336 pp., illus., figs., bibl., index. Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, 2000. $34.

L'Anonyme de Zuretti. Les Alchimistes Grecs: ou L'art sacre et divin de la chrysopée par un anonyme. Volume X. Edited and translated by Andrée Colinet. (Collection des Universités de France.) cxvi + 438 pp., figs., bibl., indexes. Paris: Les Belles Lettres, 2000. Fr 540, EU 82,32.

Lagemann, Ellen Condliffe. An Elusive Science: The Troubling History of Education Research. xviii + 302 pp., tables, index. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2000. $25.

Lai, Cheng-Chung. Adam Smith Across Nations: Translations and Receptions of The Wealth of Nations. xxxiv + 446 pp., tables, app., bibl., index. Oxford/New York: Oxford University Press, 1998. $99.99.

Laird, W. R. The Unfinished Mechanics of Giuseppe Moletti: An Edition and English Translation of his Dialogue on Mechanics, 1576. xii + 222 pp., illus., figs., app., bibl., index. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2000. $55.

Landes, David S. Revolution in Time: Clocks and the Making of the Modern World. xxvi + 518 pp., illus., figs., tables, apps., index. Revised and Enlarged Edition. Cambridge, Mass.: The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2000. $16.95.

Lang, Harry G. A Phone of Our Own: The Deaf Insurrection Against Ma Bell. xviii + 242 pp., frontis., illus., app., bibl., index. Washington, D.C.: Gallaudet University Press, 2000. $29.95.

Leibniz, Gottfried Wilhelm. Hauptschriften zur Versicherungsund Finanzmathematik. Foreword by J.-Matthias Graf von der Schulenburg. Edited by Eberhard Knobloch and J.-Matthias Graf von der Schulenburg. With Commentary by Eberhard Knobloch, Ivo Schneider, Edgar Neuburger, Walter Karten and Klaus Luig. xii + 686 pp., illus., figs. Berlin: Akademie Verlag, 2000.

Levins, Richard A. Willard Cochrane and the American Family Farm. Foreword by John Kenneth Galbraith. (Our Sustainable Future, 14.) xii + 88 pp., illus., bibl. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2000. $30.

Lieberman, Philip. Human Language and Our Reptilian Brain: The Subcortical Bases of Speech, Syntax, and Thought. (Perspectives in Cognitive Neuroscience.) 221 pp., illus., figs., bibl., index. Cambridge, Mass./London: Harvard University Press, 2000. $39.95.

Lincoln, Evelyn. The Invention of the Italian Renaissance Printmaker. viii + 207 pp., illus., apps., bibl., index. New Haven/London: Yale University Press, 2000. $65.

Lindqvist, Svante (Editor). Museums of Modern Science. With Marika Hedin and Ulf Larsson, Associate Editors. (Nobel Symposium, 112.) xii + 200 pp., illus., figs, index. Canton, Mass.: Science History Publications, 2000. $39.95 (cloth); $24.95 (paper).

Look, Brandon. Leibniz and the 'Vinculum Substantiale'. (Studia Leibnitiana Sonderheft 30.) 143 pp., bibl. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 1999. DM 68.

Lopez Piñero, Jose; Ferrandis, Terrada; Luz, Maria. Introducción a la medicina. 295 pp., tables, bibl., index. Barcelona: Critica, 2000. (Paper.)

Lopez Piñero, Jose. La Imagen del Cuerpo Humano: en la Medicina Moderna (Siglos XVI-XX). 313 pp., frontis., illus. Valencia: Fundación Bancaja, 1999. Pesetas 7,500 (paper).

Lowenthal, David. George Perkins Marsh: Prophet of Conservation. Foreword by William Cronon. (Weyerhaeuser Environmental Books.) xxvi + 605 pp., illus., bibl., index. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2000. $40.

Machamer, Peter; Pera, Marcello; Baltas, Aristides (Editors). Scientific Controversies: Philosophical and Historical Perspectives. x + 278 pp., illus., figs., tables, bibls., index. New York/Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2000. $45.

Martin, Jean-Pierre. Une histoire de la Méridienne: Textes, enjeux, débats et passions autour de Méridien de Paris, 1666-1827. Foreword by Suzanne Débarbat. 159 pp., illus., figs., bibl. Cherbourg: Isoète, 2000. Fr 160.

Mengal, Paul; Vidal, Fernando; Nicolas, Serge; Marchal, Anne; Isel, Frédéric; Ribot, Théodule. Les origines de la psychologie européenne (16e - 19e siècles). (La Revue d'Histoire des Sciences Humaines, 2.) 196 pp., bibls. Paris: Presses Universitaires du Septentrion, 2000. Fr 120.

Miller, Gordon L. (Editor). Nature's Fading Chorus: Classic and Contemporary Writings on Amphibians. Prologue by Robert Michael Pyle. Epilogue by Ann Haymond Zwinger. xiv + 249 pp., illus., bibl., index. Washington, D.C./Covelo, Calif.: Island Press, 2000. $45 (cloth); $19.95 (paper).

Mindell, David A. War, Technology, and Experience aboard the USS Monitor. xii + 187 pp., frontis., illus., bibl., index. Baltimore/London: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2000. $35 (cloth); $14.95 (paper).

Montgomery, Scott L. Science in Translation: Movements of Knowledge Through Cultures and Time. xii + 325 pp., illus., bibl., index. Chicago/London, Eng.: University of Chicago Press, 2000. $28.

Mould, R.F. Chernobyl Record: The Definitive History of the Chernobyl Catastrophe. xviii + 402 pp., illus., figs., tables, index. Bristol, Engl.: Institute of Physics Publishing, 2000. $57, 35.

Murphy, Patrick D. Farther Afield: in the Study of Nature-Oriented Literature. xviii + 254 pp., bibl., index. Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia, 2000. $55.

Needham, Joseph; Sivin, Nathan (Editors). Science and Civilisation in China: Volume 6: Biology and Biological Technology: Part 6: Medicine. With Lu Gwei-Djen. Edited and Introduction by Nathan Sivin. xviii + 261 pp., frontis., illus., tables, bibls., index. Cambridge, Eng.: Cambridge University Press, 1999. $75.

Nelson, Clifford M. (Editor). Records and History of the United States Geological Survey. CD-ROM. U.S. Geological Survey Circular 1179. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Geological Survey, U.S. Department of the Interior, 2000. (CD-ROM.)

Niiniluoto, Ilkka. Critical Scientific Realism. (Clarendon Library of Logic and Philosophy.) xiv + 341 pp., figs., bibl., indexes. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1999. $55.

Noland, Carrie. Poetry at Stake: Lyric Aesthetics and the Challenge of Technology. xii + 264 pp., illus., indexes. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2000. $55.

Nussbaum, Norbert. German Gothic Church Architecture. Translated by Scott Kleager. 270 pp., illus., figs., apps., bibl., index. New Haven, Conn./London: Yale University Press, 2000. $60.

Officer, Charles; Page, Jake. Earth and You: Tales of the Environment. x + 254 pp., illus., figs., tables, bibl., index. Portsmouth, N.H.: Peter E. Randall Publisher, 2000. $25.

Oyama, Susan. Evolution's Eye: A Systems View of the Biology-Culture Divide. (Science and Cultural Theory.) viii + 274 pp., illus., figs., tables, bibl., index. Durham/London: Duke University Press, 2000. $54.95 (cloth); $18.95 (paper).

Oyama, Susan. The Ontogeny of Information: Developmental Systems and Evolution. Foreword by Richard C. Lewontin. (Science and Cultural Theory.) xxii + 273 pp., bibl., indexes. Second edition. Durham, N.C.: Duke University Press, 2000.

Pais, Abraham. The Genius of Science: A Portrait Gallery of Twentieth-Century Physicists. 356 pp., illus., figs., index. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2000. $30.

Palevsky, Mary. Atomic Fragments: A Daughter's Questions. xiv + 289 pp., illus., bibl., index. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2000. $24.95; 15.95.

Park, Robert L. Voodoo Science: The Road from Foolishness to Fraud. x + 230 pp., index. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2000. $25.

Parker, Barry. Einstein's Brainchild: Relativity Made Relatively Easy!. 269 pp., frontis., illus., figs., bibl. Amherst, N.Y.: Prometheus Books, 2000. $28.

Perkins, David. Archimedes' Bathtub: The Art and Logic of Breakthrough Thinking. x + 284 pp., illus., figs., bibl. New York/London: W.W. Norton & Company, 2000. $24.95.

Perot, Nicholas. Discours sur la musique à l'epoque de Chateaubriand. (Ecriture.) x + 334 pp., illus., index. Paris: Presses Universitaires de France, 2000. Fr 168.

Quetchenbach, Bernard W. Back from the Far Field: American Nature Poetry in the Late Twentieth Century. xviii + 189 pp., bibl., index. Charlottesville, Va.: University Press of Virginia, 2000. $49.50.

Ramage, Andrew; Craddock, Paul. King Croesus' Gold: Excavations at Sardis and the History of Gold Refining. (Archaeological Exploration of Sardis Monographs, 11.) 272 pp., illus., figs., tables, apps., bibl., index. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Art Museums, 2000. $75.

Rastorfer, Darl. Six Bridges: The Legacy of Othmar H. Ammann. x + 188 pp., frontis., illus., bibl., index. New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 2000. $39.95.

Rey, Roselyne. Naissance et développement du vitalisme en France de la deuxième moitíe du 18e siècle à la fin du Premier Empire. Preface by François Duchesneau. (Studies on Voltaire and the Eighteenth Century, 381.) xii + 472 pp., tables, apps., bibl., index. Oxford, Eng.: Voltaire Foundation, 2000. 80.

Rius, Mònica. La Alquibla: en al-Andalus y al-Magrib al-Aq_ˆ. (Anuari de Filologia, Universitat de Barcelona, XXI, 1998-99, B-3.) 357 + 61 pp., illus., figs., tables, bibl., index. Barcelona: Institut "Millás Vallicrosa" d'Història de la Ciència Àrab, 2000. (Paper.)

Russell, Colin A. (Editor). Chemistry, Society and Environment: A New History of the British Chemical Industry. xvi + 372 pp., frontis., illus., figs., tables, indexes. Cambridge, Eng.: Royal Society of Chemistry, 2000. 59.50.

Saalmann, Gerhard; Schlange-Schöningen, Heinrich. Die Psoriasis: Geschichte und Therapie vom Altertum bis zur Gegenwart. Foreword by Hagen Tronnier. 168 pp., illus., bibl. Herford: Verlag G. Saalmann, 1998. DM 39.

Schröder, Wilfried (Editor). Causality, Teleology and Freedom of Will as a Problem of Natural Philosophy. (Arbeitskreis Geschichte der Geophysik und Kosmischen Physik.) 72 pp., illus., bibls. Science Edition. Darmstadt: WP Druck & Verlag, 2000. $20.

Schröder, Wilfried (Editor). History and Philosophy of Geophysics. 220 pp., illus., figs. Potsdam: Bremen-Ronnebeck, 2000. $20.

Schuppener, Georg. Jesuitische Mathematik: in Prag im 16. und 17. Jahrhundert. 220 pp., illus., figs., tables, apps., bibl., index. Leipzig: Leipziger Universitätsverlag, 1999. DM 58.

Schweber, S.S. In the Shadow of the Bomb: Bethe, Oppenheimer, and the Moral Responsibility of the Scientist. xviii + 260 pp., illus., bibl., index. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2000.

Sciences et religions: de Copernic à Galilée (1540-1610). Foreword by Catherine Brice and Antonella Romano. (Collection de l'École française de Rome, 260.) (Actes du colloque international organisé par l'École française de Rome, en collaboration avec l'École nationale des chartes et l'Istituto italiano per gli studi filosofici, avec la participation de l'Università di Napoli "Federico II," 12-14 December 1996, Rome.) 550 pp., illus., index. Rome: École Française de Rome, 1999. (Paper.)

Segerstråle, Ullica. Defenders of the Truth: The Battle for Science in the Sociobiology Debate and Beyond. x + 493 pp., bibl., index. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2000. $35.

Sehgal, Narender K.; Sangwan, Satpal; Mahanti, Subodh (Editors). Uncharted Terrains: Essays on Science Popularisation in Pre-Independence India. xvi + 158 pp., apps., bibls., index. New Dehli: Vigyan Prasar, 2000. Rs 150.

Sellés García, Manuel A. Navegación astronómica en la España del siglo XVIII. (Aula Abierta.) 356 pp., illus., figs., tables, apps., bibl. Madrid: Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia, 2000. (Paper.)

Sengoopta, Chandak. Otto Weininger: Sex, Science, and Self in Imperial Vienna. (The Chicago Series on Sexuality, History, and Society.) x + 239 pp., frontis., bibl., index. Chicago/London: The University of Chicago Press, 2000. $29, 20.50.

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