Isis Books Received, Quarterly Report to 17 August 1999

Adams, Fred; Laughlin, Greg. The Five Ages of the Universe: Inside the Physics of Eternity. xxxiv + 251 pp., illus., figs., bibl., index. New York, N.Y.: The Free Press, 1999. $25.

Allen, Richard C. David Hartley on Human Nature. (SUNY series in the Philosophy of Psychology.) cciv + 469 pp., bibl., index. Albany: SUNY Press, 1999. $24.95 (paper).

Ames-Lewis, Francis (editor). Sir Thomas Gresham and Gresham College: Studies in the Intellectual History of London in the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries. Foreword by Francis Baden-Powell. xxii + 234 pp., frontis., illus., tables, index. Aldershot, Eng./Brookfield, Vt.: Ashgate, 1999. $65.95.

Arend, Gerhard. Die Mechanik des Niccolo Tartaglia: im Kontext der zeitgenössischen Erkenntnis- und Wissenschaftstheorie. (Algorismus, 24.) x + 596 pp., illus., figs., tables, app., bibl. Münich: Institut für Geschichte der Naturwissenschaften, 1998. DM 39.80 (paper).

Ariew, Roger. Descartes and the Last Scholastics. xii + 230 pp., illus., app., bibl., index. Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell University Press, 1999. $42.50.

Aristotle. Aristotle's Metaphysics. Translated and introduced by Joe Sachs. Preface by Dana Densmore and William Donahue. lx + 303 pp., bibl., index. Santa Fe: Green Lion Press, 1999. $45. (cloth); $24.95 (paper).

Bedini, Silvio A. Patrons, Artisans and Instruments of Science, 1600-1750. (Variorum Collected Studies Series.) xiv + 287 pp., illus., figs., tables, index. Aldershot, Eng./Brookfield, Vt.: Ashgate, 1999. $120.95.

Benz, Hubert. Individualität und Subjektivität: Interpretationstendenzen in der Cusanus-Forschung und das Selbstverstandnis des Nikolaus von Kues. (Buchreihe der Cusanus-Gesellschaft, XIII.) xx + 470 pp., app., bibl., index. Munster: Aschendorff, 1999. DM 88 (paper).

Berridge, Virginia. Health and Society in Britain since 1939. (New Studies in Economic and Social History, 38.) viii + 133 pp., tables, bibl., index. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1999. $39.95 (cloth); $13.95 (paper).

Berrios, German; Porter, Roy (Editors). A History of Clinical Psychiatry: The Origin and History of Psychiatric Disorders. xx + 684 pp., illus., figs., tables, bibls., index. Originally published 1995. London/New Brunswick, N.J.: Athlone Press, 1999. $39.99 (paper).

Bohr, Niels. Niels Bohr: Collected Works: Volume 10, Complimentarity Beyond Physics (1928-1962). Edited and introduced by David Favrholdt. l + 613 pp., frontis., illus., figs., app., bibl., index. Amsterdam: Elsevier, 1999. $296, Nlg 515.

Boulaine, Jean; Legros, Jean-Paul. (Editors). D'Olivier de Serres à Rene Dumont: Portraits d'agronomes. 317 pp., illus., figs., tables, app., indexes. Paris: Lavoisier TEC & DOC, 1998. Fr 395 (paper).

Bowers, Rick. Thomas Phaer and the Boke of Chyldren (1544). (Medieval and Renaissance Texts and Studies 201.) x + 100 pp., apps., bibl. Tempe, Ariz.: Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, 1999. $22; 19.

Bradley, Betsy Hunter. The Works: The Industrial Architecture of the United States. xii + 347 pp., frontis., illus., app., bibl., index. New York/Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1999. $45.

Breard, Andrea. Re-Kreation eines mathematischen Konzeptes im chinesischen Diskurs: "Reihen" vom 1. bis zum 19. Jahrhundert. (Boethius, 42.) xx + 460 pp., illus., figs., apps., bibls. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner, 1999. DM 168, SFr 1226 (paper).

Buchler, J. R.; Gottesman, S. T.; Kandrup, H. E. (Editors). Nonlinear Dynamics and Chaos in Astrophysics: A Festschrift in Honor of George Contopoulos. (Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, Vol. 867.) viii + 337 pp., illus., figs., tables, index. New York: New York Academy of Sciences, 1998.

Bud, Robert; Finn, Bernard; Trischler, Helmuth (Editors). Manifesting Medicine: Bodies and Machines. (Artefacts: Studies in the History of Science and Technology, 1.) xviii + 180 pp., frontis., illus., index. Amsterdam: Harwood, 1999. $46, 29, ECU42 (cloth); $24, 13.99, ECU22 (paper).

Budiansky, Stephen. The Covenant of the Wild: Why Animals Chose Domestication. xxiv + 190 pp., bibl., index. Originally published 1992. New Haven, Conn./London: Yale University Press, 1999. $14.95 (paper).

Buhle, Mari Jo. Feminism and Its Discontents: A Century of Struggle with Psychoanalysis. viii + 432 pp., index. Cambridge, Mass./London: Harvard University Press, 1998. $35.

Burrows, Toby. The Text in the Machine: Electronic Texts in the Humanities. xiv + 181 pp., illus., figs., bibl., index. Binghamton, N.Y./London: Haworth Press, 1999. $39.95.

Canon, Michel (Editor). Perspectives on Garden Histories. (Dumbarton Oaks Colloquium on the History of Landscape Architecture, XXI.) 234 pp., illus., bibl., index. Washington, D.C.: Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, 1999. $ 35 (cloth); $20 (paper).

Carlson, Laurie Winn. A Fever in Salem: A New Interpretation of the New England Witch Trials. xvi +197 pp., illus., tables, apps., bibl., index. Chicago: Ivan R. Dee, 1999. $24.95.

Cashmore, Ellis; Rojek, Chris (Editors). Dictionary of Cultural Theories. x + 497 pp., bibls. London: Oxford Univ. Press/New York: Arnold, 1999. $ 75 (cloth); $ 19.95 (paper).

Caton, Donald. What a Blessing She Had Chloroform: The Medical and Social Response to the Pain of Childbirth from 1800 to the Present. xvi + 288 pp., illus., index. New Haven, Conn./London: Yale University Press, 1999. $30.

Clagett, Marshall. Ancient Egyptian Science: A Source Book. x + 462 pp., illus., apps., bibl., indexes. Philadelphia: American Philosophical Society, 1999. $30.

Clark, William; Golinski, Jan; Schaffer, Simon (Editors). The Sciences in Enlightened Europe. xii + 566 pp., frontis., illus., app., bibl., index. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1999. $85, 59.50 (cloth); $27.50, 19.50 (paper).

Cohen, I. Bernard. Howard Aiken: Portrait of a Computer Pioneer. (History of Computing.) xx + 329 pp., illus., apps., bibl., index. Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press, 1999. $34.95.

Cohen, I. Bernard; Welch, Gregory W. (Editors). Makin' Numbers: Howard Aiken and the Computer. With the cooperation of Robert V. D. Campbell. xviii + 279 pp., illus., tables, apps., index. Cambridge, Mass./London: MIT Press, 1999. $40.

Crasta, Francesca Maria. La Filosofia Della Natura Di Emanuel Swedenborg. (Collana di filosofia.) 335 pp., illus., bibl., index. Milan: FrancoAngeli, 1999. L42,000 (paper).

Critchlow, Donald T. Intended Consequences: Birth Control, Abortion, and the Federal Government in Modern America. x + 307 pp., index. New York/Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1999. $30.

Cross, Richard. The Physics of Duns Scotus: The Scientific Context of a Theological Vision. xvi + 303 pp., figs., app., bibl., indexes. Oxford, Eng./New York: Oxford University Press, 1998. $80.

Crowe, Michael J. The Extraterrestrial Life Debate, 1750-1900. xxiv + 680 pp., illus., app., bibl., indexes. Originally published 1986. Mineola, N.Y.: Dover, 1999. $19.95 (paper).

Curry, Michael R. Digital Places: Living with Geographic Information Technologies. xvi + 191 pp., illus., tables, bibl., index. London/New York: Routledge, 1998. $90, Can$135 (cloth); $29.99, Can$44.99 (paper).

Curry, Michael R. Did the Royal Society Matter in the Eighteenth Century? Edited by Richard Sorrenson. (Special issue of The British Journal for the History of Science, 32, 2, 113.) 124 pp., illus., app. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1999.

Dusek, Val. The Holistic Inspirations of Physics: The Underground History of Electromagnetic Theory. x + 387 pp., bibl., indexes. New Brunswick, N.J.: Rutgers University Press, 1999. $60 (cloth); $28 (paper).

Eisenhardt, P.; Linhard, F.; Petanides, K. (Editors). Der Weg der Wahrheit: Aufsätze zur Einheit der Wissenschaftsgeschichte, Festgabe zum 60. Geburtsag von Walter G. Saltzer. (Texte und Studien zur Wissenschaftsgeschichte, 1.) 445 pp., illus., figs., tables., bibls. Hildesheim/New York: Georg Olms, 1999.

Ekelund, Robert B. Jr..; Herbert, Robert F. Secret Origins of Modern Microeconomics: Dupuit and the Engineers. xvi + 468 pp., illus., figs., tables, bibl., indexes. Chicago/London: University of Chicago Press, 1999. $40.

Fahnestock, Jeanne. Rhetorical Figures in Science. xiv + 234 pp., illus., bibl., index. New York/Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1999. $55.

Fattori, Marta (Editor). Lessico Filosofico dei secoli xvii e xviii. (Lessico Intellettuale Europeo, 76.) In collaboration with Massimo Luigi Bianchi. 490 pp. London: University of London, 1999.

Ferry, Georgina. Dorothy Hodgkin: A Life. 423 pp., illus., index. New York: Granta Books, 1998. $29.95.

Findbuch zum Nachlass Karl Ernst Baer (1792-1876). (Berichte und Arbeiten Aus der Universitätsbibliothek und dem Universitätsarchiv Giessen, 50.) Under the supervision of Vello Kaavere. Introduced, revised, and compiled by Erik Tammiksaar. 164 pp., illus., index. Giessen: Universitätsbibliothek, 1999.

Finn, Michael R. Proust, the Body and Literary Form. (Cambridge Studies in French, 59.) xiii +207 pp., bibl., index. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1999. $59.95.

Fischer, Klaus-Dietrich; Nickel, Diethard; Potter, Paul (Editors). Text and Tradition: Studies in Ancient Medicine and its Transmission. (Studies in Ancient Medicine, 18.) xii + 342 pp., illus., figs., tables, bibls., indexes. Leiden/Boston: Brill, 1998. Nlg 180, $91.

Fleischhacker, W.; Schonfeld, T. (Editors). Pioneering Ideas for the Physical and Chemical Sciences: Josef Loschmidt's Contributions and Modern Developments in Structural Organic Chemistry, Atomistics, and Statistical Mechanics. (Based on papers presented at Josef Loschmidt Symposium, 1995, Vienna.) x + 320 pp., frontis., illus., tables, apps., index. New York: Plenum Press, 1997. $132, 85.95, Nlg 269.

Folkerts, M.; Rozanskaja, M. M.; Luther, I. (Editors). Mathematikgeschichte ohne Grenzen: Die Korrespondenz Zwischen K. Vogel und A. P. Juschkewitsch. (Algorismus, 22.) xxxv + 263 pp., illus., figs., app. index. Munich: Institut für Geschichte der Naturwissenschaften, 1997. DM29.80 (paper).

Fouque, Ferdinand A. Santorini and its Eruptions. (Foundations of Natural History.) Translated by Alexander R. McBirney. xiv + 495 pp., illus., figs., tables, app., bibl., index. Originally published 1879. Baltimore/London: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1998.

Freeman, Samuel (Editor). John Rawls: Collected Papers. xii + 656 pp., index. Cambridge, Mass./London: Harvard University Press, 1999. $39.95.

Frege, G. Ideographie. (Bibliothèque des Textes Philosophique.) Translated, annotated, indexed, and with a preface by Corine Besson. Postface by Jonathan Barnes. xiii + 213 pp., illus., app., bibl., index. Originally published in 1957. Paris: Librairie Philosophique J. Vrin, 1999. Fr 165 (paper).

French, Roger. Dissection and Vivisection in the European Renaissance. viii + 289 pp., frontis., illus., bibl., index. Brookfield, Vt.: Ashgate, 1999. $86.95.

Friedman, Lawrence J. Identity's Architect: A Biography of Erik H. Erikson. Introduction by Robert Coles. 592 pp., illus., index. New York: Scribner, 1999. $35, Can$52.

Fruton, Joseph. Proteins, Enzymes, Genes: The Interplay of Chemistry and Biology. xii + 783 pp., illus., app., bibl., index. New Haven, Conn./London: Yale Univ. Press, 1999. $45.

Fuchs, Michael. Zeichen und Wissen: Das Verhaltnis der Zeichentheorie zur Theorie des Wissens und der Wissenschaften im dreisehnten Jahrhundert. (Beitrage Geschichte der Philosophie und Theologie des Mittelalters, 51.) 300 pp., app., bibls., indexes. Munster: Aschendorff, 1999. DM88 (paper).

Gage, John. Color and Meaning: Art, Science, and Symbolism. 320 pp., frontis., illus., app., bibl., index. Berkeley: Univ. of California Press, 1999. $55.

Galison, Peter; Thompson, Emily (Editors). The Architecture of Science. xviii + 573 pp., illus., bibls., index. Cambridge, Mass./London: MIT Press, 1999. $65.

Garber, Elizabeth. The Language of Physics: The Calculus and the Development of Theoretical Physics in Europe, 1750-1914. xx + 399 pp., figs., bibl., index. Boston/Basel: Birkhauser, 1999.

Garbutt, Nick. Mammals of Madagascar. 320 pp., frontis., illus., figs., apps., bibl., index. New Haven, Conn./London: Yale Univ. Press, 1999. $37.50.

Garfinkel, Simson. Architects of the Information Society: Thirty-Five Years of the Laboratory for Computer Science at MIT. xii + 72 pp., frontis., illus., index. Cambridge, Mass./London: MIT Press, 1999. $20.

Gatti, Luciana. Navi e centieri della Repubblica di Genova: secoli XVI - XVIII. 421 pp., illus., tables, apps., index. Genoa: Brigatti, 1999.

Gaw, Jerry L. 'A Time to Heal': The Diffusion of Listerism in Victorian Britain. (Transactions of the American Philosophical Society, 89.) xii + 173 pp., frontis., illus., apps., bibl., index. Philadelphia: American Philosophical Society, 1999. $25.

Ghose, Partha. Testing Quantum Mechanics on New Ground. xiv + 208 pp., illus., figs., bibl., indexes. Cambridge/New York: Cambridge Univ. Press, 1999. $64.95.

Giere, Ronald N. Science Without Laws. x + 285 pp., illus., figs., tables, bibl., index. Chicago/London: Univ. of Chicago Press, 1999. $25, 17.50.

Gouk, Penelope. Music, Science, and Natural Magic in Seventeenth-Century England. xii + 308 pp., illus., tables, app., bibl., index. New Haven, Conn.: Yale Univ. Press, 1999. $35.

Greenberg, Daniel S. The Politics of Pure Science. Introduced by John Maddox and Steven Shapin. xxviii + 311 pp., app., index. Originally published in 1967. Chicago/London: The Univ. of Chicago Press, 1999. $ 49, 34.50 (cloth); $ 15, 10.50 (paper).

Greiner, Frank. Aspects de la tradition alchimique au XVIIe siecle: Acte du colloque international de l'Universite de Reims-Champagne-Ardenne (Reims, 28 et 29 novembre 1996.) (Textes et Travaux de Chrysopoeia 4.) 518 pp., illus., apps., index. Paris: S.E.H.A., 1998.

Guttmann, Giselher; Scholz-Strasser, Inge. (Editors.) Freud and the Neurosciences: From Brain Research to the Unconscious. 116 pp., illus., figs., app., bibls., index. Vienna: Verlag der Osterreichischen Akademie der Wissenschaften, 1998. $24.95 (paper).

Guttmann, Y. M. The Concept of Probability in Statistical Physics. (Cambridge Studies in Probability, Induction, and Decision Theory.) xii + 267 pp., illus., apps., indexes. Cambridge: Cambridge Univ. Press, 1999. $54.95.

Hammonds, Evelynn Maxine. Childhood's Deadly Scourge: The Campaign to Control Diphtheria in New York City, 1880-1930. x + 299 pp., illus., bibl., index. Baltimore/London: The Johns Hopkins Univ. Press, 1999. $39.95.

Hecht, Jeff. City of Light: The Story of Fiber Optics. (The Sloan Technology Series.) xii + 316 pp., illus., apps., index. New York: Oxford Univ. Press, 1999. $29.95.

Heilbron, J. L. Electricity in the 17th and 18th Centuries: A Study in Early Modern Physics. (Dover Books on Physics.) xxx + 606 pp., illus., tables, bibl., index. Originally published in 1979. Mineola, N.Y.: Dover Publications, 1999. $22.95 (paper).

Hellman, Hal. Great Feuds in Science: Ten of the Liveliest Disputes Ever. xvi + 240 pp., bibl., index. New York: John Wiley & Sons, 1998. $24.95, Can$34.94.

Herbst, Klaus-Dieter. Astronomie um 1700: Kommentierte Edition des Briefes von Gottfried Kirch an Olaus Romer vom 25. Oktober 1703. (Acta Historica Astronomie, 4.) 143 pp., illus., apps., bibls. Frankfurt: Verlag Harri Deutsch, 1999. DM 24 (paper).

Holmes, Steven J. The Young John Muir: An Environmental Biography. xv + 309 pp., frontis., illus., apps., bibl., indexes. Madison: Univ. of Wisconsin Press, 1999. $55.

Homburg, Ernst ; Travis, Anthony S.; Schröter, Harm G. (Editors.) The Chemical Industry in Europe, 1850-1914: : Industrial Growth, Pollution and Professionalization. (Chemists and Chemistry, 17.) viii + 344 pp., illus., tables, index. Dordrecht: Kluwer, 1998. $154; Nlg 285; 97.

Höppe, Brigitte. Biology Integrating Scientific Fundamentals: Contributions to the History of Interrelations between Biology, Chemistry, and Physics from the Eighteenth to the Twentieth Centuries. (Algorismus, 21.) 434 pp., illus., figs., tables. Münich: Institut für Geschichte der Naturwissenschaften, 1997. DM29.80 (paper).

Houshmand, Zara; Livingston, Robert B.; Wallace, B. Alan (Editors). Consciousness at the Crossroads: Conversations with the Dalai Lama on Brain Science and Buddhism. Translated by Geshe Thubten Jinpa and B. Alan Wallace. 183 pp., apps. Ithaca, N.Y.: Snow Lion Publications, 1999. $15.95, 10.95 (paper.)

Hunter, Lynette. Critiques of Knowing: Situated Textualities in Science, Computing and the Arts. viii +246 pp., bibl., index. London/New York: Routledge, 1999. $90, Can$135 (cloth); $75, Can$113 (paper).

Hupp, Ingrid. Arithmetik- und Algebralehrbücher Würzburger Mathematiker des 18. Jahrhunderts. (Algorismus, 26.) x + 172 pp., illus., tables, bibl., index. Münich: Institut für Geschichte der Naturwissenschaften, 1998. DM 25.80 (paper).

Huyssteen, J. Wentzel van. The Shaping of Rationality: Toward Interdisciplinarity in Theology and Science. xii + 303 pp., bibl., index. Grand Rapids, Mich.: William B. Eerdmans, 1999. $35, 22.99.

Jackson, Stanley W. Care of the Psyche: A History of Psychological Healing. xiii + 504 pp., bibl., index. New Haven, Conn./London: Yale Univ. Press, 1999. $45.

Jammer, Max. Concepts of Force: A Study in the Foundations of Dynamics. (Dover Books on Physics.) x + 269 pp., illus., index. Originally published in 1957. Mineola, N.Y.: Dover Publications, 1999. $9.95 (paper).

Jo Murphy-Lawless. Reading Birth and Death. Bloomington: Indiana Univ. Press, 1998.

Jolley, Nicholas. Locke: His Philosophical Thought. ix + 233 pp., bibl., index. New York: Oxford Univ. Press, 1999. $55 (cloth); $19.95 (paper).

Jungnickel, Christa; McCormmach, Russell. Cavendish: The Experimental Life. xvi +814 pp., illus., apps., bibl., index. Cranbury, N.J.: Bucknell Univ. Press, 1999. $34.50.

Kegley, Jacquelyn Ann K. Genetic Knowledge: Human Values and Responsibility. Lexington, Ky.: ICUS, 1998. $16.95 (paper).

Kemiläinene, Aira. Finns In the Shadow of the "Aryans": Race Theories and Racism. (Studia Historica, 59.) 320 pp., illus., apps., bibl., indexes. Helsinki: Finnish Historical Society, 1998.

Kim, Yung Sik ; Bray, Fracesca (Editors). Current Perspectives in the History of Science in East Asia. xii + 546 pp., illus., figs., tables, bibls., index. Seoul: Seoul National Univ. Press, 1999.

Klein, Etienne; Lachieze-Rey, Marc. The Quest for Unity: The Adventure of Physics. Translated by Axel Reisinger. xiv + 158 pp., index. New York/Oxford: Oxford Univ. Press, 1999. $24.

Koch, Sigmun. Psychology in Human Context: Essays in Dissidence and Reconstruction. Edited and with a preface by David Finkelman and Frank Kessel. x + 441 pp., bibl., index. Chicago/London: Univ. of Chicago Press, 1999. $24 (paper).

Kockelmans, Joseph (Editor). Philosophy of Science: The Historical Background. (Science and Technology Studies.) xiv + 496 pp., bibls., indexes. Originally published in 1968. New Brunswick, N.J.: Transaction, 1999. $29.95 (paper).

Kunkel, Natalie. Wissenschaftsaustausch zwischen Russland und Westeuropa, insbesondere Deutschland, in der Botanik und Pharmazie vom 18. bis zum fruhen 20. Jahrhundert. (Algorismus, 28.) vi + 255 pp., illus., figs., tables, apps., bibls., index. Münich: Institut für Geschichte der Naturwissenschaften, 1999. DM29.80 (paper).

Kuper, Adam. Among the Anthropologists: History and Context in Anthropology. x + 214 pp., bibl., index. New Brunswick, N.J./London: Athlone, 1999. $90.

Kuper, Adam. Culture: The Anthropologists' Account. xv + 299 pp., index. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard Univ. Press, 1999. $29.95, 18.50.

Kuriyama, Shigehisa. The Expressiveness of the Body and the Divergence of Greek and Chinese Medicine. 340 pp., illus., apps., bibl., index. New York: Zone, 1999. $29.50.

Latour, Bruno. Pandora's Hope: Essays on the Reality of Science Studies. x + 324 pp., illus., figs., app., bibl., index. Cambridge/London: Harvard Univ. Press, 1999. $45 (cloth); $19.95 (paper).

Launert, Dieter. Nicolaus Reimers (Raimarus Ursus): Gunstling Rantzaus - Brahes Feind Leben und Werk. (Algorismus, 29.) xii + 378 pp., illus., figs., tables, bibl. Münich: Institut für Geschichte der Naturwissenschaften, 1999. DM29.90 (paper).

Launius, Roger D. Innovation and the Development of Flight. x + 335 pp., illus., app., index. College Station: Texas A & M Univ. Press, 1999. $44.95.

Levitt, Norman. Prometheus Bedeviled: Science and the Contradictions of Contemporary Culture. xiii + 416 pp., bibl., index. New Brunswick, N.J./London: Rutgers Univ. Press, 1999. $32.

Lewis, Edward. A Biography of Distinguished Scientist: Gilbert Newton Lewis. iv + 119 pp., illus., bibl., index. Lewiston, N.Y./Queenston, Canada: The Edwin Mellen Press, 1999. $69.95, 39.95.

Liberson, Wladimir Theodore. Brain, Nerves, Muscles and Electricity: My Life in Science. Compiled and edited by Robert Cohn and Cathryn W. Liberson. 186 pp. Union City, N.J.: Smyrna Press, 1999. $15 (paper).

Littlewood, Kevin; Butler, Beverley. Of Ships and Stars: Maritime Heritage and the Founding of the National Maritime Museum Greenwich. Foreword by The Duke of Edinburgh. xxiv + 275 pp., frontis., illus., tables, index. London/New Brunswick, N.J.: Athlone Press, 1998.

Livingstone, David N.; Hart, D. G.; Noll, Mark A. (Editors). Evangelicals and Science in Historical Perspective. (Religion in America Series.) vi + 351 pp., index. New York/Oxford: Oxford Univ. Press, 1999. $45.

Llasera, Margaret. Représentations Scientifique et Images Poétiques en Angleterre au XVII Siècle: À la Recherche de L'invisible. (CNRS Litérature.) 297 pp., illus., bibl., index. Paris: CNRS, 1999.

Lowman, Margaret D. Life in the Treetops: Adventures of a Woman in Field Biology. Foreword by Robert D. Ballard. xvi + 219 pp., frontis., illus., apps., figs., index. New Haven, Conn./London: Yale Univ. Press, 1999. $27.50.

Macrakis, Kristie; Hoffmann, Dieter (Editors). Science under Socialism: East Germany in Comparative Perspective. xiv + 380 pp., index. Cambridge, Mass./London: Harvard University Press, 1999. $55.

McCallum, R. Ian. Antimony in Medical History: An Account of the Medical Uses of Antimony and its Compounds Since Early times to the Present. Foreword by Ralph Iley. xvi + 125 pp., illus., table, app., bibl., index. Edinburgh: Pentland Press, 1999. 15.

McClellan, James E.; Dorn, Harold. Science and Technology in World History: An Introduction. viii + 404 pp., illus., bibl., index. Baltimore/London: Johns Hopkins Univ. Press, 1999. $55 (cloth); $18.95 (paper).

McComas, William F. The Nature of Science in Science Education: Rationales and Strategies. (Science and Technology Education Library 5.) xxii + 365 pp., illus., figs., tables, app., bibls., index. Dordrecht, The Netherlands: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1998. $110; Nlg 210; 69.

Melanchthon, Philip. Orations on Philosophy and Education. Edited by Sachiko Kusukawa. Translated by Christine F. Salazar. (Cambridge Texts in the History of Philosophy.) xxxix + 272 pp., index. Cambridge: Cambridge Univ. Press, 1999.

Monnais-Rousselot, Laurence. Médecine et Colonisation: L'aventure indochinoise, 1860-1939. (CNRS Histoire.) 489 pp., illus., figs., tables, apps., bibl., index. Paris: CNRS Editions, 1999.

Moran, Gordon. Silencing Scientists and Scholars in Other Fields: Power, Paradigm Controls, Peer Review, and Scholarly Communication. (Contemporary Studies in Information Management, Policy, and Services.) xiv + 187 pp., bibl., indexes. Greenwich, Conn./London: Ablex Publishing, 1998.

Murphy-Lawless, Jo. Reading Birth and Death: A History of Obstetric Thinking. viii + 343 pp., bibl., index. Bloomington: Indiana Univ. Press, 1998. $39.95 (cloth); $19.95 (paper).

Murray, Stephen. American Sociolinguistics: Theorists and Theory Groups. x + 339 pp., illus., figs., tables., bibl., index. Amsterdam/Philadelphia: John Benjamins Publishing, 1998. $29.95.

Nauta, Lodi; Vanderjagt, Arjo. (Editors.) Between Demonstration and Imagination: Essays in the History of Science and Philosophy. (Brill's Studies in Intellectual History, 96.) xviii + 424 pp., frontis., illus., figs., tables, apps., bibls., index. Leiden/Boston: Brill, 1999. $113.70, Nlg 199.

Newton, Isaac. Die Mathematischen Prinzipien der Physik. Foreword by Roger Cotes. Translated and Edited by Volkmar Schuller. 383 pp., illus., tables., app., index. Berlin: Walter de Gruyter, 1999. DM 378.

Nordon, Marcel. Quelques Énimes Scientifiques de L'antiquité à Notre Temps: ou Retour à Delphes. (L'ouverture Philosophique.) 255 pp., illus., tables, apps., bibls., indexes. Paris: L'Harmattan, 1999. Fr140 (paper).

O'Boyle, Cornelius. The Art of Medicine: Medical Teaching at the University of Paris, 1250-1400. (Education and Society in the Middle Ages and Renaissance, 9.) xx + 330 pp., illus., apps., bibl., indexes. Leiden/Boston: Brill, 1998. Nlg 192, $113.

Opdycke, Sandra. No One Was Turned Away: The Role of Public Hospitals in New York City since 1900. x + 244 pp., frontis., illus., figs., bibl., index. New York: Oxford Univ. Press, 1999. $29.95.

Oreskes, Naomi. The Rejection of Continental Drift: Theory and Method in American Earth Science. x + 420 pp., illus., figs., bibl., index. New York/Oxford: Oxford Univ. Press, 1999. $55.

Otis, Laura. Membranes: Metaphors of Invasion in Nineteenth-Century Literature, Science, and Politics. (Medicine and Culture.) x + 210 pp., illus., bibl., index. Baltimore/London: Johns Hopkins Univ. Press, 1999. $45.

Pollalis, Spiro N. What Is a Bridge? The Making of Calatrava's Bridge in Seville. xii + 187 pp., illus., tables, apps., bibl., index. Cambridge: MIT Press, 1999. $35.

Portolés, Carmen Magallón. Pioneras Españolas en las ciencias: Las Mujeres del Instituto Nacional de Física y Química. (Estudios Sobre la Ciencia, 24.) 406 pp., illus., figs., apps., bibls., index. Madrid: Consejo Superior de Investigaciones cientificas, 1999. P 3365.

Price, Jennifer. Flight Maps: Adventures with Nature in Modern America. xxii + 325 pp., illus., index. New York: Basic Books, 1999. $24, Can$35.

Puig, Albert Presas i. Praktische Geometrie und Kosmologie am Beispiel der Architektur. (Algorismus, 27.) 339 pp., illus., bibl. Münich: Institut für Geschichte der Naturwissenscaften, 1998. DM29.80 (paper).

Al-Rammah, Najm al-Din. The Book of Military Horsemanship and Ingenious War Devices. (Prepared by Ahmad Yusuf Al-Hasan.) (History of Technology Series, 8.) 218 pp., illus., app., bibls., indexes. (In Arabic.) Aleppo, Syria: Univ. of Aleppo, 1998.

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