Isis Books Received, Quarterly Report to 30 November, 2000

Prior to the publication of each Newsletter, the HSS Executive Office receives from the Isis Editorial Office a list of books received by that office for potential review. This list appears here quarterly; it is not compiled from the annual Current Bibliography. You may also view this list and prior lists on-line at http://depts.washington.edu/hssexec/isis/.

Kolmogorov in Perspective. Translated from the Russian by Harold H. McFaden. (History of Mathematics; v. 20.) x + 230 pp., frontis., illus., fig., table, bibl. Providence, R.I.: American Mathematical Society/London: London Mathematical Society, 2000. $49. ISBN#: 0821808729.

SUHAYL: Journal for the History of the Exact and Natural Sciences in Islamic Civilisation. Volume 1. 367 pp., figs., tables. Barcelona: Universitat de Barcelona. ISBN#:

The Genesis of Flight: The Aeronautical History Collection of Colonel Richard Gimbel. xii + 372 pp., illus., app., bibl., index. The Friends of the United States Air Force Academy Library/Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2000. $60. ISBN#: 0295978112.

Alley, Richard B. The Two-Mile Time Machine: Ice Cores, Abrupt Climate Change, and Our Future. viii + 229 pp., illus., figs., index. Princeton/Oxford: Princeton University Press, 2000. $24.95. ISBN#: 0691004935.

Alm, Leslie R. Crossing Borders, Crossing Boundaries: The Role of Scientists in the U.S. Acid Rain Debate. x + 147 pp., tables., bibl., index. Westport, Conn./London: Praeger Publishers 2000. $50. ISBN#: 0275969169.

Alpert, Yakov. Making Waves: Stories from My Life. Foreword by Arno Penzias. xviii + 260 pp., illus., figs., apps., index. New Haven, Conn./London: Yale University Press, 2000. $30. ISBN#: 0300078218.

Anglo, Sydney. The Martial Arts of Renaissance Europe. xii + 383 pp., illus., bibl., index. New Haven, Conn./London: Yale University Press, 2000. $45. ISBN#: 0300083521.

Aveni, Anthony F. Between the Lines: The Mystery of the Giant Ground Drawings of Ancient Nasca, Peru. xiv. + 257 pp., illus., figs., index. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2000. $39.95. ISBN#: 0292704968.

Bailey, Michael R; Glithero, John P. The Engineering and History of Rocket: A Survey Report. vi +186 pp., illus., figs., tables, apps. York: National Railway Museum, 2000. 29.95. ISBN#: 1900747189.

Bartky, Ian R. Selling the True Time: Nineteenth–Century Timekeeping in America. xvi +310 pp., illus., fig., app., bibl., index. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2000. $45. ISBN#: 0804738742.

Begelman, Mitchell. Turn Right at Orion. viii + 264 pp., app., index. Cambridge, Mass.: Perseus Publishing, 2000. $25. ISBN#: 073820207x.

ben Gershom, Levi. The Wars of the Lord: Book Five: The Heavenly Bodies and their Movers, The Relationships Amongst these Movers, and the Relationship Between them and God: Book Six: Creation of the Universe. Volume 3. Translated by Seymour Feldman. ix + 580 pp., frontis., app., bibl., indexes. Philadelphia: The Jewish Publication Society: New York/Jerusalem: The Jewish Theological Seminary of America, 1999. $95. ISBN#: 0827606389.

Bennett, James T.; DiLorenzo, Thomas, J. Cancer Scam: Diversion of Federal Cancer Funds to Politics. [x] + 175 pp., tables., index. New Brunswick, N.J./London: Transaction Publishers, 1998. $32.95. ISBN#: 1560003340.

Bevilacqua, Fabio; Fregonese, Lucio (Editors). Nuova Voltiana: Studies on Volta and His Times Volume 2. (Collana di Storia della Scienza) [vi] + 113 pp., illus., figs. Di Pavia: Università Degli Studi; Milano: Editore Ulrico Hoepli, 2000. L30,000, _ 15,49 (paper). ISBN#: 8820327902.

Bevilacqua, Fabio; Frenonese, Lucio (Editors). Nuova Voltiana: Studies on Volta and His Times Volume 1. (Collana di Storia della Scienza) [x] + 157 pp., illus., figs., tables. Di Pavia: Università Degli Studi/Milano: Editore Ulrico Hoepli, 2000. L30 000, _15,49 (paper). ISBN#: 8820327899.

Blanco, Luigi (Editor). Amministrazione, formazione e professione: gli ingegneri in Italia tra Sette e Otoocento. (Annali dell’Istituto storico italo-germanico in Trento, Quaderni, 52.) (Papers presented at Ingegneri, pubblica amministrazione e istruzione tecnico-scientifica in Itallia dall’età napoleonica all’unificazione nazionale, Instituto storico italo-germanico in Trento, 24-25 November 1995, Trento.) 538 pp., tables. Bologna: Società editrice il Mulino, 2000. L60.000, _ 30,99 (paper). ISBN#: 8815076654.

Blaszczyk, Regina Lee. Imaging Consumers: Design and Innovation from Wedgwood to Corning. xxi + 380 pp., illus., index. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2000. $39.95. ISBN#: 0801861934.

Blaut, J. M. Eight Eurocentric Historians. (The Colonizer’s Model of the World, 2.) xii + 227 pp., bibl., index. New York/London: The Guilford Press, 2000. $42; $22 (paper). ISBN#: 1572305908.

Boeckmann, Cathy. A Question of Character: Scientific Racism and the Genres of American Fiction, 1892-1912. viii + 238 pp., bibl., index. Tuscaloosa/London, UK: The University of Alabama Press, 2000. $39.95. ISBN#: 0817310215.

Bogue, Margaret Beattie. Fishing the Great Lakes: An Environmental History, 1783–1933. xx + 444 pp., frontis., illus., figs., tables, bibl., index. Madison, Wisc./London: University of Wisconsin Press, 2000. $65. ISBN#: 0299167607.

Bousé, Derek. Wildlife Films. xvi + 280 pp., illus., app., bibl., index. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2000. $55 (cloth); $22.50 (paper). ISBN#: 081223555X.

Brewer, Priscilla J. From Fireplace to Cookstove: Technology and the Domestic Ideal in America. xxii + 338 pp., illus., bibl., index. Syracuse: Syracuse University Press, 2000. $29.95. ISBN#: 0815606518.

Brown, Roland Wilbur. Composition of Scientific Words: A Manual of Methods and a Lexicon of Materials for the Practice of Logotechnics. 882 pp., bibl. Originally published as Materials for Word-Study, 1927. Reprint of 1956 edition. Washington/London: Smithsonian Institution Press, 2000. (paper). ISBN#: 1560988487.

Brückner, Eduard. Eduard Brückner: The Sources and Consequences of Climate Change and Climate Variability in Historical Times. Edited by Nico Stehr and Hans von Storch. Translated by Barbara Stehr and Gordon Gamlin. x + 338 pp., illus., tables, bibl., indexes. Dordrecht/Boston/London: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2000. ISBN#: 0792361288.

Bud, Robert; Gummett, Philip (Editors). Cold War, Hot Science: Applied Research in Britain’s Defense Laboratories 1945–1990. (Studies in the History of Science, Technology and Medicine; vb 7) Foreword by Sir Hermann Bondi. xx + 426 pp., illus., tables, index. Reading, Berkshire: Harwood Academic Publishers, 2000. 68. ISBN#: 9057024810.

Burrow, J. W. The Crisis of Reason: European Thought, 1848–1914. (The Yale Intellectual History of the West) xvi + 271 pp., illus., bibl., index. New Haven, Conn./London: Yale University Press, 2000. $29.95. ISBN#: 0300083904.

Byrd, W. Michael; Clayton, Linda A. An American Health Dilemma: A Medical History of African Americans and the Problem of Race: Beginnings to 1900. Foreword by Dr. Robert J.Blendon. xxviii + 588 pp., illus., tables, bibl., index. New York/London: Routledge, 2000. $35. ISBN#: 0415924499.

Canziani, Guido; Schöder, Winfried; Socas, Francisco (Editors). Cymbalum Mundi Sive Symbolum Sapientiae: Edizione critica. (Filosofia e scienza nel Cinquecento e nel Seicento) 309 pp., illus., bibl., index. Milano: Francoangeli, 2000. ISBN#: 8846420829.

Carandini, Andrea; Carafa, Paolo (Editors). Palatium e Sacra Via I: Prima delle mura, l’età delle mura e l’eà case arcaiche. (Bollettino de Archeologia 31-32-33) [v] + 326 pp., illus., figs., table, apps., bibl., indexes. Rome: Instituto Poligrafico e Zecca dello Stato, 1996. L220.000, _13,62. ISBN#: 1120-2742.

Carl, Ann B. A Wasp Among Eagles: A Woman Military Test Pilot in World War II. x +132 pp., frontis., illus., apps., index. Washington D.C./London: Smithsonian Institution Press, 2000. $14.95. ISBN#: 1560988703.

Cassidy, James G. Ferdinand V. Hayden: Entrepreneur of Science. xxviii + 389 pp., illus., figs., bibl., index. Lincoln/London: University of Nebraska Press, 2000. $55, 37. ISBN#: 080321507X.

Cavendish, Margaret. The Convent of Pleasure and Other Plays. Edited by Anne Shaver. xiv + 280 pp., bibl. Baltimore/London: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1999. $47.50; $15.95 (paper). ISBN#: 0801860997.

Clark, Rosemary. The Sacred Tradition in Ancient Egypt: The Esoteric Wisdom Revealed. xxxvi + 455 pp., illus., figs., tables., apps., bibl., index. St. Paul, Minn.: Llewellyn Publications, 2000. $24.95. ISBN#: 1567181295.

Clark, Tim W.; Willard, Andrew R.; Cromley, Christina M. (Editors). Foundations of Natural Resources Policy and Management. xii + 372 pp., figs., tables, index. New Haven, Conn./London: Yale University Press, 2000. $37.50; $18 (paper). ISBN#: 0300083564.

Collier, Bruce; MacLachlan, James. Charles Babbage and the Engines of Perfection. 123 pp., illus., figs., tables., apps., bibl., index. New York/Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2000. $11.95 (paper). ISBN#: 019514287X.

David-Fox, Michael; Péteri, György (Editors). Academia in Upheaval: Origins, Transfers, and Transformations of the Communist Academic Regime in Russia and East Central Europe. xiv + 334 pp., illus., index. Westport, Conn./London: Bergin & Garvey, 2000. ISBN#: 0897897080.

Dolan, Brian (Editor). Malthus, Medicine, and Morality: ‘Malthusianism’ after 1798. (The Wellcome Institute Series in the History of Medicine. Clio Medica, 59.) vi + 232 pp., index. Amsterdam/Atlanta: Editions Rodopi, 2000. $53; $17 (paper). ISBN#: 9042008512.

Dover, Gabriel. Dear Mr. Darwin: Letters on the Evolution of Life and Human Nature. xvi + 268 pp., figs., app., bibl., index. Berkeley/Los Angeles: University of California Press, 2000. $27.50. ISBN#: 0520227905.

Driver, Felix. Geography Militant: Cultures of Exploration and Empire. viii + 258 pp., illus., figs., bibl., index. Oxford/Malden, Mass.: Blackwell Publishers, 2001. $29.95 (paper). ISBN#: 0631201114.

Elliot, Ann Brimacombe. Charming the Bones: A Portrait of Margaret Matthew Colbert. xii + 236 pp., illus., bibl., index. Kent, Ohio/London: The Kent State University Press, 2000. $28. ISBN#: 0873386485.

Elmer, Peter. Challenges to Authority. (The Renaissance in Europe: A Cultural Enquiry.) xvi + 418 pp., illus., figs., index. New Haven, Conn./London: Yale University Press in association with The Open University, 2000. $45 (cloth); $20 (paper). ISBN#: 0300082150.

Evans, Sterling. The Green Republic: A Conservation History of Costa Rica. xviii + 317 pp., illus., figs., tables, apps., bibl., index. Austin: University of Texas Press, 1999. $4. (cloth); $19.95 (paper). ISBN#: 0292721005.

Farber, Paul Lawrence. Finding Order in Nature: The Naturalist Tradition from Linnaeus to E.O. Wilson. (Johns Hopkins Introductory Studies in the History of Science.) xii + 136 pp., illus., bibl., index. Baltimore/London: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2000. $39.95 (cloth); $15.95 (paper). ISBN#: 0801863899.

Fausto-Sterling, Anne. Sexing the Body: Gender Politics and the Construction of Sexuality. xiv + 473 pp., illus., figs., tables, bibl., index. New York: Basic Books, 2000. $35. ISBN#: 0465077137.

Fauvel, John; Flood, Raymond; Wilson, Robin (Editors). Oxford Figures: 800 Years of the Mathematical Sciences. Foreword by I. M. James. iv + 296 pp., illus., figs., index. Oxford/ New York: Oxford University Press, 2000. $60. ISBN#: 0198523092.

Fischer, Klaus-Dietrich. Bibliographie des Textes Médicaux Latins: Antiquité et haute moyen âge; Premier Supplément 1986–1999. (Centre Jean Palerne Mémoires, 19.) 62 pp., indexes. Saint-Étienne: Publications de l’Université de Saint-Étienne, 2000. Fr 50. ISBN#: 2862721964.

Ford, Brian, J. (Editor). Institute of Biology: The First Fifty Years. iv + 135 pp., illus., apps. London: Institute of Biology, 2000. 10. ISBN#: 0900490373.

Frasca-Spada, Marina; Jardine, Nick (Editors). Books and the Sciences in History. xiv + 438 pp., illus., fig., index. Cambridge/New York: Cambridge University Press, 2000. $85. (cloth); $29.95 (paper). ISBN#: 0521650631.

Fullmer, June Z. Young Humphry Davy: The Making of an Experimental Scientist. xviii + 385 pp., frontis., illus., bibl., index. Philadelphia: American Philosophical Society, 2000. $30. ISBN#: 0871692376.

Gale, Richard M. The Divided Self of William James. x + 364 pp., bibl., index. Cambridge/New York: Cambridge University Press, 1999. $59.95. ISBN#: 0521642698.

Gardey, Delphine; Löwy, Ilana (Editors). L’Invention du naturel: Les sciences et la fabrication du féminin et du masculin. (Histoire des sciences, des techniques et de la médecine.) 228 pp., bibl. Paris: Éditions des archives contemporaines/Gordon and Breach Science Publishers, 2000. 155 Ff. ISBN#: 9057090155.

Gardner, Martin. From the Wandering Jew to William F. Buckley, Jr.: On Science, Literature, and Religion. 350 pp., illus., app. New York: Prometheus Books, 2000. $27. ISBN#: 1573928526.

Gathorne-Hardy, Jonathan. Sex the Measure of All Things: A Life of Alfred C. Kinsey. xiv + 513 pp., illus., apps., bibl., index. Originally published in Great Britain by Chatto & Windus Ltd. 1998; Pimlico edition 1999. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2000. $39.95. ISBN#: 0253337348.

Ghiselin, Michael T.; Leviton, Alan E. Cultures and Institutions of Natural History: Essays in the History and Philosophy of Science. (Memoirs of the California Academy of Sciences, 25.) [iv] + 363 pp., illus., figs., tables., index. San Francisco: California Academy of Sciences, 2000. $40. ISBN#: 0940228483.

Giglioni, Guido. Immaginazione e Malattia: Saggio su Jan Baptiste van Helmont. (Filosofia e scienza nel Cinquecento e nel Seicento.) 187 pp., bibl., index. Milan: FrancoAngeli, 2000. ISBN#: 8846422864.

Glasmeier, Amy K. Manufacturing Time: Global Competition in the Watch Industry, 1795–2000. (Perspectives on Economic Changes) xx + 311 pp., figs., tables, bibl., index. New York/London: The Guilford Press, 2000. $40. ISBN#: 1572305894.

Glasner, Ruth. A Fourteenth-Century Scientific Philosophic Controversy: Jedaiah Ha-Penini’s Treatise on Opposite Motions and Book of Confutation. (Sources for the Study of Jewish Culture, 5.) 255 pp., index. Jerusalem: World Union of Jewish Studies, 1998. ISBN#: 9659014848.

Gourko, Helena; Williamson, Donald I.; Tauber, Alfred I. (Editors). The Evolutionary Biology Papers of Elie Metchnikoff. (Boston Studies in the Philosophy of Science) x + 221 pp., figs., indexes. Dordrecht/Boston/London: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2000. $143, 89, NLG 270. ISBN#: 0792360672.

Grafton, Anthony. Leon Battista Alberti: Master Builder of the Italian Renaissance. xii + 417 pp., frontis., illus., index. New York: Hill & Wang, 2000. $35. ISBN#: 0809097524.

Graves, Joseph L., Jr. The Emperor’s New Clothes: Biological Theories of Race at the Millennium. xii + 272 pp., fig., tables, bibl., index. New Brunswick, N.J./London: Rutgers University Press, 2001. $28. ISBN#: 081352847X.

Guthrie, Robert V. Even the Rat was White: A Historical View of Psychology. xx + 282 pp., illus., figs., tables, apps., bibl, index. Second Edition. Boston/London: Allyn and Bacon, 1978, 1998. $41.00. ISBN#: 0205149936.

Hacohen, Malachi Haim. Karl Popper: The Formative Years, 1902–1945: Politics and Philosophy in Interwar Vienna. xiv + 610 pp., bibl., index. Cambridge/New York: Cambridge University Press, 2000. $54.95. ISBN#: 0521470536.

Hall, Randal L. William Louis Poteat: A Leader of the Progressive-Era South. x + 262 pp., illus., bibl., index. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 2000. $34.95. ISBN#: 0813121558.

Herken, Gregg. Cardinal Choices: Presidential Science Advising from the Atomic Bomb to SDI. (Stanford Nuclear Age Series) (A Century Foundation Book) Foreword by Richard C. Leone. xvi + 358 pp., bibl., index. Revised and Expanded Edition. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2000. $55 (cloth); $22.95 (paper). ISBN#: 0804739668.

Herz-Fischler, Roger. The Shape of the Great Pyramid. xii + 293 pp., frontis., figs., tables, apps., bibl., index. Waterloo, Ontario: Wilfried Laurier University Press, 2000. $29.95 ISBN#: 0889203245.

Higgs, Eric; Light, Andrew; Strong, David (Editors). Technology and the Good Life? xii + 392 pp., index. Chicago/London: University of Chicago Press, 2000. $65, 41 (cloth); $25, 16 (paper). ISBN#: 0226333868.

Hilgartner, Stephen. Science on Stage: Expert Advice as Public Drama. (Writing Science) xvi + 211 pp., figs., tables, bibl., index. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2000. $49.50 (cloth); $18.95 (paper). ISBN#: 0804736456.

Hodges, Andrew. Alan Turing: the Enigma. Foreword by Douglas Hofstadter. xx + 587 pp., illus., figs., index. Originally published in Great Britain in 1983. New York: Walker & Company, 2000. $18.95 (paper). ISBN#: 0802775802.

Holmes, Frederic L.; Levere, Trevor H. (Editors). Instruments and Experimentation in the History of Chemistry. (Dibner Institute Studies in the History of Science and Technology.) xxii +415 pp., illus., figs., tables., index. Cambridge, Mass./London: The MIT Press, 2000. $50. ISBN#: 0262082829.

Howard, Don; Stachel, John (Editors). Einstein: The Formative Years, 1879–1909. (Einstein Studies, the Center for Einstein Studies, Boston University, 8.) xiv + 258 pp., illus., figs., index. Basel: Birkhäuser Verlag, 2000. CHF 108.00, DEM 128.00, ATS 935.00. ISBN#: 3764340304.

Höxtermann, Ekkehard; Kaasch, Joachim; Kaasch, Michael; Kinzelbach, Ragnar, K. (Editors). Berichte zur Geschichte der Hydro-und Meeresbiologie: und weitere Beiträge zur 8, Jahrestagung der DGGTB in Rockstock (Verhandlungen zur Geschichte und Theorie der Biologie, 5.) 404 pp., illus., figs., tables, index. Berlin: Verlag für Wissenchaft und Bildung, 2000. DM 68. ISBN#: 3861353857.

Hudson, Pat. History by Numbers: An Introduction to Quantitative Approaches. xxii + 278 pp., figs., tables., apps., index. London: Arnold/New York: Oxford University Press, 2000. $74. ISBN#: 0340663227.

Hughes, Agatha C.; Hughes, Thomas P. (Editors). Systems, Experts, and Computers: The Systems Approach in Management and Engineering, World War II and After. (Dibner Institute Studies in the History of Science and Technology.) 513 pp., illus., tables, index. Cambridge, Mass./London: The MIT Press, 2000. $50. ISBN#: 0262082853.

Hulin, Nicole (Editor). Physique et humanités scientifique: Autour de la réforme de l’enseignement de 1902: Etudes et documents. 330 pp., table, bibl., index. Villeneuve D’Asco : Presses Universitaires du Septentrion, 2000. FF 170, _ 25,92. ISBN#: 2859396241.

Hunt, Nancy Rose. A Colonial Lexicon of Birth Ritual, Medicalization, and Mobility in the Congo. (Body, Commodity, Text: Studies of Objectifying Practice) xx + 475 pp., illus., figs., app., bibl., index. Durham/London: Duke University Press, 2000. $59.95 (cloth); $20.95 (paper). ISBN#: 0822323311.

Jackson, Myles W. Spectrum of Belief: Joseph von Fraunhofer and the Craft of Precision Optics. (Transformations: Studies in the History of Science and Technology.) xii + 284 pp., illus., figs., app., bibl., index. Cambridge/London: The MIT Press, 2000. $34.95. ISBN#: 0262100843.

Jacyna, L. S. Lost Words: Narratives of Language and the Brain, 1825 –1926. x + 241 pp., illus., index. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2000. $45.00, 28.50. ISBN#: 0691004137.

James, William. The Correspondence of William James. Volume 1: William and Henry, 1861–1884. Foreword by John J. McDermott. Edited by Ignas K. Skrupskelis and Elizabeth M. Berkeley. lxiv + 477 pp., illus., apps., index. Charlottesville/London: University Press of Virginia, 1992. $45. ISBN#: 0813913381.

Jensen, Carsten. Controversy and Consensus: Nuclear Beta Decay, 1911–1934. (Historical Studies, Science Networks, 24 ) Edited by Finn Aaserund, Helge Kragh, Erik Rüdinger, and Roger H. Stuewer. xviii + 216 pp., frontis., illus., figs., tables., index. Basel: Birkhäuser Verlag, 2000. CHF 108.00, DEM 128.00, ATS 935.00. ISBN#: 3764353139.

Johnston, A.M. "Tex"; Barton, Charles. Tex Johnston: Jet-Age Test Pilot. Foreword by William Randolph Hearst, Jr. xii + 274 pp., illus., index. Washington D.C./London: Smithsonian Institution Press, 2000. ISBN#: 1560989319.

Jones, Tony. Splitting the Second: The Story of Atomic Time. x + 199 pp., illus., figs., tables, app., index. Bristol/Philadelphia: Institute of Physics Publishing, 2000. $19.99, 14.99 (paper). ISBN#: 0750306408.

Kaufmann, Doris (Editor). Geschichte der Kaiser-Wilhelm-Gesellschaft im Nationalsozialismus: Bestandsaufnahme und Perspektiven der Forschung. Edited by Reinhard Rürup und Wolfgang Schieder. 2 Volumes. 767 pp., figs., tables, index. Gottingen: Wallstein Verlag, 2000. DM 80, ÖS 584. ISBN#: 3892444264.

Keller, Evelyn Fox. The Century of the Gene. ii + 186 pp., illus., figs., bibl., index. Cambridge, Mass./London: Harvard University Press, 2000. $22.95. ISBN#: 0674003721.

Keyens, Richard. Charles Darwin’s Zoology Notes & Specimen Lists from H.M.S. Beagle. xxxiv + 430 pp., frontis., illus., figs., indexes. Cambridge/New York: Cambridge University Press, 2000. $150. ISBN#: 0521465699.

Kim, Yung Sik. The Natural Philosophy of Chu His, 1130–1200. (Memoirs of the American Philosophical Society Held at Philadelphia for Promoting Useful Knowledge, 235.) xii + 380 pp., figs., tables, app., bibl., index. Philadelphia: American Philosophical Society, 2000. $30. ISBN#: 087169235X.

Kline, Ronald R. Consumers in the Country: Technology and Social Change in Rural America. (Revisiting Rural America) xii +372 pp., illus., apps., bibl., index. Baltimore/London: The Johns Hopkins University Press. $39.95. ISBN#: 0801862485.

Koblitz, Ann Hibner. Science, Women and Revolution in Russia. xiv + 211 pp., bibl., index. Amsterdam: Harwood Academic Publishers, 2000. $48, 32, _50. ISBN#: 9057026201.

Koepsell, David R. The Ontology of Cyberspace: Law, Philosophy, and the Future of Intellectual Property. xvi + 139 pp., figs., bibl., index. Chicago/LaSalle, Ill.: Open Court, 2000. $26.95. ISBN#: 0812694236.

Krige, A; Russo, A. A History of the European Space Agency 1958–1987. Vol. 1: The Story of ESRO and ELDO, 1958–1973, Vol. 2: The Story of ESA, 1973–1987. Forewords by ReimarLüst, Antonio Rodotà, and K.-E. Reuter. xv + 462; xvi + 703 pp., illus., tables., apps., bibls., indexes. Noordwijk, The Netherlands: European Space Agency Publications, 2000. _ 75. ISBN#: 9290925361.

Lentz, David L. (Editor). Imperfect Balance: Landscape Transformations in the Precolumbian Americas. (The Historical Ecology Series) Foreword by William M. Denevan. xxiv + 547 pp., illus., figs., tables, apps., bibls., index. New York: Columbia University Press, 2000. $65, 41.50 (cloth); $30, 19.50 (paper). ISBN#: 023111568.

Leonard, David K. (Editor). Africa’s Changing Markets for Health and Veterinary Services: The New Institutional Issues. xxxx + 320 pp., figs., tables, bibl., index. London: Macmillan Press/New York: St. Martin’s Press, 2000. $79.95 (cloth); $25 (paper). ISBN#: 0312232667.

Leopold, Ellen. A Darker Ribbon: Breast Cancer, Women, and their Doctors in the Twentieth Century. xii + 334 pp., illus., table, bibl., index. Boston: Beacon Press, 2000. $27.50. ISBN#: 0807065137.

Leopold, Joan. Prix Volney Essay Series. Vol. 1a: The Prix Volney: Its History and Significance for the Development of Linguistic Research, Vol. 1b: The Prix Volney: Its History and Significance for the Development of Linguistic Research, Vol. 2: Early Nineteenth-Century Contributions to General and Amerindian Linguistics: Du Ponceau and Refinesque, Vol. 3: Contributions to Comparative Indo-European, African and Chinese Linguistics. xxvi + xxvii + 995; viii + 340; x + 518 pp., frontis., illus., figs., tables., apps., index. Dordrecht: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2000. $1200, 700, NLF 2000. ISBN#: 0792325087.

Lesch, John E. (Editor). The German Chemical Industry in the Twentieth Century. (Chemists and Chemistry, 18.) viii + 472 pp., illus., figs., tables, index. Dordrecht: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2000. $176, 109, NLG 360. ISBN#: 0792364872.

Levy, David H. Shoemaker by Levy: The Man Who Made an Impact. xvi + 303 pp., illus., tables., bibl., index. Princeton/Oxford: Princeton University Press, 2000. $27.95, 15.95. ISBN#: 0691002258.

Lewis, Cherry. The Dating Game: One Man’s Search for the Age of the Earth. x + 253 pp., illus., figs., bibl., index. Cambridge/New York: Cambridge University Press, 2000. $24.95. ISBN#: 0521790514.

Li, Yuan-Hui. A Compendium of Geochemistry: From Solar Nebula to the Human Brain. xiv + 475 pp., figs., tables, bibl., index. Princeton/Oxford: Princeton University Press, 2000. $70, 44. ISBN#: 0691009384.

List, Peter C. Environmental Ethics and Forestry: A Reader. (Environmental Ethics, Values and Policy) xx + 364 pp., bibl., index. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 2000. $89.50 (cloth); $29.95 (paper). ISBN#: 1566397847.

MacGillivray, Joseph Alexander. Minotaur: Sir Arthur Evans and the Archaeology of the Minoan Myth. viii + 373 pp., illus., figs., bibl., index. New York: Hill & Wang, 2000. $30, Can $47. ISBN#: 089030357.

Mateer, David (Editor). Courts, Patrons and Poets. (The Renaissance in Europe: A Cultural Enquiry) xii + 383 pp., illus., figs., index. New Haven, Conn./London: Yale University Press in association with The Open University, 2000. $45 (cloth); $20 (paper). ISBN#: 0300082193.

Max-Planck-Institut Für Wissenschaftsgeschichte. Research Report 1998–1999. 183 pp., illus., index. Berlin: Max-Planck-Institut Für Wissenschaftsgeschichte, 2000.

McFeely, Mary Drake. Can She Bake a Cherry Pie?: American Women and the Kitchen in the Twentieth Century. xii + 194 pp., index. Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 2000. $24.95. ISBN#: 15584925X.

McLane, Maureen N. Romanticism and the Human Sciences: Poetry, Population, and the Discourse of the Species. (Cambridge Studies in Romanticism, 41) x + 282 pp., bibl., index. Cambridge/New York: Cambridge University Press, 2000. $54.95. ISBN#: 0521773482.

Miller, Peter N. Peiresc’s Europe: Learning and Virtue in the Seventeenth Century. xvi + 234 pp., frontis., illus., fig., index. New Haven, Conn./London: Yale University Press, 2000. $40. ISBN#: 0300082525.

Monahan, Kathleen N; Nolan, James S (Editors). Technology in American Literature. xii +283 pp. Lanham, MD/New York/London: University Press of America, Inc., 2000. $47.50. ISBN#: 0761817093.

Monti, Maria Teresa (Editor). Albrecht von Haller: Commentarius de formatione cordis in ovo incubato. Compact Disc. (Studia Halleriana 6: Publikationsreihe der Albrecht von Haller-Stifung der Burgergemeinde Bern) Foreword by Edward R. Weibel. clxxviii + 677 pp., frontis, illus., bibl., index. Basel: Shwabe & Co AG Verlag, 2000. Fr. 98; DM 118; öS 860. ISBN#: 3796513247.

Murray, Margaret, A. M. Women Becoming Mathematicians: Creating a Professional Identity in Post-World War II America. xviii + 277 pp., illus., tables, apps., bibl., index. Cambridge, Mass./London, England: The MIT Press, 2000. $29.95. ISBN#: 0262133695.

Nahin, Paul J. Duelling Idiots and Other Probability Puzzlers. xviii + 269 pp., frontis., figs., index. Princeton/Oxford: Princeton University Press. $24.95, 15.95. ISBN#: 0691009791.

Nead, Lynda. Victorian Babylon: People, Streets and Images in Nineteenth-Century London. x + 251 pp., frontis illus., figs., bibl., index. New Haven, Conn./London: Yale University Press, 2000. $35. ISBN#: 0300085052.

Ogilvie, Marilyn; Harvey, Joy (Editors). The Biographical Dictionary of Women in Science: Pioneering Lives from Ancient Times to the Mid-20th Century. Foreword by Margaret W. Rossiter. xxxviii + xxvii + 1499 pp., indexes. New York/London: Routledge, 2000. $195. ISBN#: 0415920388.

Overbye, Dennis. Einstein in Love: A Scientific Romance. xvi + 416 pp., bibl., index. New York/London: Viking, 2000. $27.95. ISBN#: 0670894303.

Paarlberg, Don; Paarlberg, Philip. The Agricultural Revolution of the Twentieth Century. xvi + 154 pp., illus., figs., tables, bibl., index. Ames: Iowa State University Press, 2000. $54.95. ISBN#: 0813821983.

Padovan, Richard. Proportion: Science, Philosophy, Architecture. xii + 388 pp., illus., figs., tables., bibl., index. London/New York: E & FN Spon, 1999. $39.99. (paper). ISBN#: 0419227808.

Peebles, Curtis. Asteroids: A History. viii + 280 pp., illus., index. Washington/London: Smithsonian Institution Press, 2000. $29.95. ISBN#: 1560983892.

Peirce, Charles S. Writings of Charles S. Peirce: A Chronological Edition. Volume 6: 1886–1890. lxxvi +697 pp., illus., figs., tables, apps., bibl., index. Bloomington/Indianapolis: Indiana University Press, 2000. $49.95. ISBN#: 0253372062.

Pilato, Denise E. The Retrieval of a Legacy: Nineteenth–Century American Women Inventors. xviii + 200 pp., illus., bibl., index. Westport, Conn./London: Praeger Publishers, 2000. $69.95. ISBN#: 0275966003.

Porter, Dorothy. Health, Civilization and the State: A History of Public Health from Ancient to Modern Times. viii + 376 pp., bibl., index. London/New York: Routledge, 2000. $85. ISBN#: 0415122449.

Potter, Michael. Reason’s Nearest Kin: Philosophies of Arithmetic from Kant to Carnap. x + 305 pp., bibl., index. Oxford/New York: Oxford University Press, 2000. $45. ISBN#: 019825041X.

Psillos, Stathis. Scientific Realism: How Science Tracks Truth. (Philosophical Issues in Science.) xxvi + 341 pp., figs., tables, bibl., index. London/New York: Routledge, 1999. $27.99 (paper). ISBN#: 041520819X.

Rajala, Richard A. Clearcutting the Pacific Rain Forest: Production, Science, and Regulation. xxiv + 286 pp., illus., fig., bibl., index. Vancouver: University of British Columbia, 1998. $75. ISBN#: 0774805900.

Reilly, Philip R. Abraham Lincoln’s DNA and Other Adventures in Genetics. xx + 339 pp., illus., fig., bibl., index. Cold Spring Harbor, N.Y.: Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press, 2000. $25. ISBN#: 0879695803.

Rescher, Nicholas. Inquiry Dynamics. (Science and Technology Studies) viii + 107 pp., figs., index. New Brunswick, N.J./London: Transaction Publishers, 2000. $29.95. ISBN#: 0765800071.

Rigden, John S. Rabi: Scientist & Citizen. (With new preface.) xxxii + 302 pp., illus., fig., app., index. Originally published in New York: Basic Books, 1987. Cambridge, Mass./London: Harvard University Press, 2000. $19.95 (paper). ISBN#: 0674004353.

Roazen, Paul. The Historiography of Psychoanalysis. xiv + 480 pp., bibl., index. New Brunswick, N.J./London: Transaction Publishers, 2001. $39.95. ISBN#: 0765800195.

Robins, Gay. The Art of Ancient Egypt. 271 pp., frontis., illus., figs., table, bibl., index. Originally published by The Trustees of the British Museum,1997. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 2000. $24.95 (paper). ISBN#: 0674009764.

Rogers, Lesley J; Kaplan, Gisela. Songs, Roars, and Rituals: Communication in Birds, Mammals, and other Animals. xii +207 pp., illus., figs., bibl., index. Originally published as_ Not Only Roars and Rituals: Communication in Animals_ by Allen & Unwin, 1998. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 2000. $29.95. ISBN#: 0674000587.

Roman, Constantin. Continental Drift: Colliding Continents, Converging Cultures. Foreword by John F. Dewey. xvi + 211 pp., illus., index. Bristol/Philadelphia: Institute of Physics Publishing, 2000. $40.00 26.00. ISBN#: 0750306866.

Roseneil, Sasha. Common Women, Uncommon Practices: The Queer Feminisms of Greenham. xii + 340 pp., fig., tables., bibl., index. London/New York: Cassell, 2000. 50 (cloth); 16.99 (paper). ISBN#: 0304335533.

Rotman, Brian. Mathematics as Sign: Writing, Imagining, Counting. (Writing Science.) xii + 170 pp., bibl., index. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2000. $45; $16.95 (paper). ISBN#: 0804736839.

Ruse, Michael. Can a Darwinian be a Christian?: The Relationship Between Science and Religion. xii + 242 pp., illus., figs., bibl., index. Cambridge/New York: Cambridge University Press, 2001. $24.95. ISBN#: 0521631140.

Russell, Peter. Prince Henry ‘the Navigator’: A Life. xvi + 448 pp., illus., fig., apps., bibl., index. New Haven, Conn/London: Yale University Press, 2000. $35. ISBN#: 0300082339.

Sarton, May. May Sarton: Selected Letters, 1916 –1954. Edited and Introduced by Susan Sherman. 415 pp., illus., apps., index. New York/London: W. W. Norton & Company, 1997. ISBN#: 0393039544.

Schouls, Peter A. Descartes and the Possibility of Science. xii +171 pp., bibl., index. Ithaca, N.Y./London: Cornell University Press, 2000. $35. ISBN#: 080143775X.

Selin, Helaine. Astronomy Across Cultures: The History of Non-Western Astronomy. (Science Across Cultures: The History of Non-Western Science, 1.) xxiv + 665 pp., illus., figs., tables., index. Dordrecht: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2000. $345, 215, NLG 650. ISBN#: 0792363639.

Shea, William, R. (Editor). Science and the Visual Image in the Enlightenment. (European Studies in Science History and the Arts, 4.) viii + 232 pp., illus., figs., tables., index. Canton, Mass.: Science History Publications, 2000. $39.95. ISBN#: 0881352853.

Shen, Kangshen; Crossley, John N.; Lun, Anthony W.-C. (Editors). The Nine Chapters on the Mathematical Art: Companion and Commentary. Forewords by Wu Wentsün and Ho Peng Yoke. xiv + 596 pp., illus., figs., tables., bibl., index. Oxford: Oxford University Press/Beijing: Science Press, 1999. $195. ISBN#: 0198539363.

Siddiqi, Asif A. Challenge to Apollo: The Soviet Union and the Space Race,1945–1974. (The NASA History Series) xvi + 1005 pp., illus., figs., tables., apps., index. Washington, DC: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 2000. $79. ISBN#:

Sitton, Sarah C. Life at the Texas State Lunatic Asylum, 1857 –1997. (The Centennial Series of the Association of Former Students, Texas A & M University, 82.) xii + 190 pp., illus., bibl., index. College Station: Texas A& M University Press, 1999. $34.95. ISBN#: 0890968594.

Spary, E. C. Utopia’s Garden: French Natural History from Old Regime to Revolution. xvi + 321 pp., illus., figs., bibl., index. Chicago/London: The University of Chicago Press, 2000. $70, 44.50 (cloth); $25, 16 (paper). ISBN#: 0226768627.

Standage, Tom. The Neptune File: A Story of Astronomical Rivalry and the Pioneers of Planet Hunting. xiv + 240 pp., illus., figs., tables., bibl., index. New York: Walker & Company, 2000. $24. ISBN#: 0802713637.

Stansfield, William D. Death of a Rat: Understandings and Appreciations of Science. 360 pp., illus., bibl., index. Amherst, N.Y.: Prometheus Books, 2000. $29. ISBN#: 1573928143.

Steele, John M. Observations and Predictions of Eclipse Times by Early Astronomers. Archimedes, Vol. 4: New Studies in the History and Philosophy of Science and Technology. xii + 321 pp., illus., figs., tables, apps., bibl., index. Dordrecht/Boston/London: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2000. $132; 84; NLG 270. ISBN#: 0792362985.

Stehr, Nico; Storch, Hans von (Editors). Eduard Brückner: The Sources and Consequences of Climate Change and Climate Variability in Historical Times. Translated by Barbara Stehr and Gordon Gamlin. x + 338 pp., illus., figs., tables, bibl., index. Dordrecht/Boston/London: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2000. $167, 96, NLG 275. ISBN#: 0792361288.

Stenger, Victor J. Timeless Reality: Symmetry, Simplicity, and Multiple Universes. 396 pp., figs., app., bibl., index. Amherst, N.Y.: Prometheus Books, 2000. $33. ISBN#: 1573928593.

Stephenson, Bruce; Bolt, Marvin; Friedman, Anna Felicity. The Universe Unveiled: Instruments and Images through History. 152 pp., illus., app., bibl., index. Chicago: The Adler Planetarium & Astronomy Museum; Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2000. $29.95. ISBN#: 052179143X.

Stoyanov, Yuri. The Other God: Dualist Religions from Antiquity to the Cathar Heresy. xiv + 476 pp., figs., bibl., index. Originally published as The Hidden Tradition in Europe: the Secret History of Medieval Christian Heresy, 1994. Revised edition. London/New Haven: Penguin Group/Yale University Press, 2000. $14.95 (paper). ISBN#: 0300082533.

Strick, James. Sparks of Life: Darwinism and the Victorian Debates over Spontaneous Generation. xiv + 283 pp., illus., apps., bibl., index. Cambridge, Mass./London: Harvard University Press, 2000. $45. ISBN#: 067400292X.

Suarez-Villa, Luis. Invention and the Rise of Technocapitalism. xvi + 263 pp., figs., tables., index. Lanham, Md./New York/Oxford: Rowman & Littlefield, 2000. $62.50 (cloth); $24.95 (paper). ISBN#: 074250204X.

Teich, Mikulá_. Bier, Wissenschaft und Wirtschaft in Deutschland 1800–1914: Ein Beitrag zur deutschen Industrialisierungsgeschichte. 355 pp., illus., figs., tables, index. Vienna: Bóhlau Verlag, 2000. ATS 498,-, DM 69,80, CHF 63,50. ISBN#: 3205992393.

Theunissen, Bert. "Nut en nog eens nut": Wetenschapsbeelden van Nederlandse natuuronderzoekers, 1800–1900. 220 pp., illus., bibl., index. Hilversum: Uitgeverij Verloren. 2000. Dfl 49,70. ISBN#: 9065506233.

Thomas, Rosalind. Herodotus in Context: Ethnography, Science and the Art of Persuasion. viii + 321 pp., app., bibl., index. Cambridge/New York: Cambridge University Press, 2000. $64.95. ISBN#: 0521662591.

Turnbull, David. Masons, Tricksters and Cartographer: Comparative Studies in the Sociology of Scientific and Indigenous Knowledge. x + 263 pp., illus., bibl., index. Amsterdam: Harwood Academic Publishers, 2000. $24; 14.99. ISBN#: 9057024993.

Turney, Caroline; Wyatt, Nicholas; Barnes, Elizabeth; Boon, Timothy (Editors). Guide to the History of Technology in Europe 2000. x + 225 pp., indexes. [Fourth Edition] London: Science Museum, 2000. 9.95 (paper). ISBN#: 1900747170.

Volphilhac-Augar, Chaterine (Editor). Montesquieu les Années de Formation (1689–1720). (Cahiers Montesquieu, 5.) (Acts of colloquium held in Grenoble, 26-27 September 1996.) vi +203 + 7, index. Naples: Liguori Editore/Paris: Universitas/Oxford: Voltaire Foundation, 1999. ISBN#: 8820727862.

Von Kroge, Harry. Gema: Birthplace of German Radar and Sonar. Foreword by Louis Brown. Translated by Louis Brown. x + 206 pp., illus., bibl., index. Bristol/Philadelphia: Institute of Physics Publishing, 2000. $73. 45. ISBN#: 0750307323.

von Neumann, John. The Computer and the Brain. Foreword by Paul M. Churchland and Patricia S. Churchland. (Mrs. Hepsa Ely Silliman Memorial Lectures, Yale University, New Haven, Conn.) xxviii +82. Originally published in 1958. Second Edition. New Haven, Conn: Yale University Press, 2000. $9.95. ISBN#: 0300084730.

Walker, J. Samuel. Permissible Dose: A History of Radiation Protection in the Twentieth Century. xii + 168 pp., illus., index. Berkeley/Los Angeles/London: University of California Press, 2000. $35. 22. ISBN#: 0520223284.

Weiner, Dora B. Comprendre et soigner: Phillipe Pinel (1745–1826) la médecine de l’esprit. (Penser la médecine, Collection dirigée par Mirko Grmek et Bernardino Fantini publiée avec le concours de la Fondation Louis Jeantet, Genève et de la Fondation Marcel Mérieux, Lyon) 479 pp., illus., bibl., index. Paris: Librairie Arthème Fayard, 1999. Fr 160 (paper). ISBN#: 2213603685.

Wildes, Kevin Wm. Moral Acquaintances: Methodology in Bioethics. x + 214 pp., index. Notre Dame, Ind.: University of Notre Dame Press, 2000. $35; $20 (paper). ISBN#: 0268034508.

Wilk, Stephen R. Medusa: Solving the Mystery of the Gorgon. x + 277 pp., illus., figs., bibl., index. Oxford/New York: Oxford University Press, 2000. $35. ISBN#: 0195124316.

Wilson, Malcolm. Aristotle’s Theory of the Unity of Science. (Phoenix, Journal of the Classical Association of Canada, Supp. 38.) x + 271 pp., fig., bibl., index. Toronto/Buffalo/London: University of Toronto Press, 2000. $75, 55. ISBN#: 0802047963.

Wolfe, Maynard Frank. Rube Goldberg: Inventions. 192 pp., illus., bibl. New York/London: Simon & Schuster, 2000. ISBN#: 0684867249.

Worster, Donald. A River Running West: The Life and Times of John Wesley Powell. xiv +646 pp., illus., figs., bibl., index. New York/Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2001. $35. ISBN#: 0195099915.

Wright, John P.; Potter, Paul (Editors). Psyche and Soma: Physicians and Metaphysicians on the Mind-Body Problem from Antiquity to Enlightenment. xii + 291 pp., bibl., index. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2000. $72. ISBN#: 0198238401.

Wrightson, Keith. Earthly Necessities: Economic Lives in Early Modern Britain. (The New Economic History of Britain) xii + 372 pp., figs., tables., bibl., index. New Haven, Conn./London: Yale University Press, 2000. $35. ISBN#: 0300083912.

Zackheim, Michele. Einstein’s Daughter: The Search for Lieserl. xvi + 347 pp., frontis., illus., bibl., index. New York: Riverhead Books, 1999. $15 (paper). ISBN#: 1573221279.