Isis Books Received
Quarterly Report to 3 December 1998

Acot, Pascal (Editor). The European Origins of Scientific Ecology (1800-1901). Introduction by Patrick Blandin. Translated by B. P. Hamm. (The History of Science, Technology and Medicine.) 2 volumes. xl + 932 pp., illus, figs., tables, bibl., index. Paris: Éditions des Archives Contemporaines/Gordon and Breach Publishers, 1998. $150, 95.

Amaldi, Edoardo. Da via Panisperna all'America: I fisici italiani e la seconda guerra mondiale. Edited by Giovanni Battimelli and Michelangelo De Maria. Foreword by Ugo Amaldi. 198 pp. Rome: Editori Riuniti, 1997. L20,000.

Ariew, Roger; Cottingham, John; Sorell, Tom (Editors). Descartes' Meditations: Background Source Materials. (Cambridge Philosophical Texts in Context.) xviii + 270 pp., bibl., index. Cambridge/New York: Cambridge University Press, 1998. $54.95 (cloth); $18.95 (paper).

Ash, Mitchell G. Gestalt Psychology in German Culture, 1890-1967: Holism and the Quest for Objectivity. (Cambridge Studies in the History of Psychology.) xii + 514 pp., illus., figs., app., index. Cambridge/New York: Cambridge University Press, 1995. $54.95.

Aull, C. E.; Lowen, R. (Editors). Handbook of the History of General Topology: Volume 1. x + 398 pp., illus., figs., bibls., index. Dordrecht/Boston: Kluwer, 1997. $183, 109.

Aveni, Anthony. Stairways to the Stars: Skywatching in Three Great Ancient Cultures. x + 230 pp., illus., figs., apps., bibl., index. New York: John Wiley & Sons, 1997. $24.95.

Avery, Donald H. The Science of War: Canadian Scientists and Allied Military Technology during the Second World War. xvi + 406 pp., illus., apps., bibl., index. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1998. $40, 26.

Bahn, Paul G. (Editor). The Cambridge Illustrated History of Archaeology. Foreword by Lord Renfrew. xiv + 386 pp., frontis., illus., figs., apps., bibl., index. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1996. $39.95.

Baker, Lee D. From Savage to Negro: Anthropology and the Construction of Race, 1896-1954. xii + 326 pp., illus., app., bibl., index. Berkeley/Los Angeles/London: University of California Press, 1998. $40, 30 (cloth); $17.95, 12.95 (paper).

Ban, Thomas A.; Healy, David; Shorter, Edward (Editors). The Rise of Psycho-Pharmacology and the Story of CINP. 448 pp., illus., tables, apps., indexes. Budapest: Animula, 1998.

Barr, Jean; Birke, Lynda. Common Science? Women, Science, and Knowledge. (Race, Gender, and Science.) x + 166 pp., bibl., indexes. Bloomington/Indianapolis: Indiana University Press, 1998. $29.95 (cloth); $13.95 (paper).

Bartholomew, David M. Pioneer Naturalist on the Plains:: The Diary of Elam Bartholomew, 1871 to 1934. xxii + 338 pp., illus., figs., bibl., index. Manhattan, Kansas: Sunflower University Press, 1998. $24.95.

Bethell, John T. Harvard Observed: An Illustrated History of the University in the Twentieth Century. 320 pp., frontis., illus., index. Cambridge, Mass./London: Harvard University Press, 1998. $39.95, 24.95.

Bilharz, Joy Ann. The Allegany Senecas and Kinzua Dam: Forced Relocation through Two Generations. xxviii + 194 pp., illus., bibl., index. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1998. $40.

Bitbol, Michel. Schrödinger's Philosophy of Quantum Mechanics. (Boston Studies in the Philosophy of Science, 188.) xii + 292 pp., fig., bibl., index. Dordrecht/Boston: Kluwer, 1996. $117, 52.

Boss, Alan; Looking for Earth. Looking for Earth: The Race to Find New Solar Systems. xii + 240 pp., illus., figs., app., bibl., index. New York/Chichester: John Wiley & Sons, 1998. $27.95, Can$39.50.

Brann, Noel L. Trithemius and Magical Theology: A Chapter in the Controversy over Occult Studies in Early Modern Europe. (SUNY Series in Western Esoteric Traditions.) x + 354 pp., illus., bibl., index. Albany: SUNY Press, 1998. $23.95.

Breidbach, Olaf; Eibl-Eibesfeldt, Irenäus. Kunstformen der Natur von Ernst Haeckel. Foreword by Richard P. Hartmann. 140 pp., illus., app. Munich/New York: Prestel Verlag, 1998.

Bret, Patrice. Lavoisier et l'Encyclopedie Methodique: Le manuscrit des regisseurs des Poudres et salpetres pour le Dictionnaire de l'Artillerie (1787). (Biblioteca di Nuncius, Studi e Testi, 28.) 202 pp., illus., tables, app., bibl., indexes. Florence: Leo S. Olschki, 1997. L40,000 (paper).

Brock, W. H.; Meadows, A. J. The Lamp of Learning: Two Centuries of Publishing at Taylor & Francis. xviii + 290 pp., frontis., illus., fig., apps., index. London: Taylor & Francis, 1998. $55.

Brotóns, Víctor Navarro; Galdeano, Enrique Rodríguez. Matemáticas, cosmología y humanismo en la España del siglo XVI: Los Comentarios al segundo libro de la Historia Natural de Plinio de Jèronimo Muñoz. (Cuadernos Valencianos de Historia de la Medicina y de la Ciencia, Series A, 54.) 670 pp., illus., figs., tables, index. Valencia: Instituto de Estudios Documentales e Históricos sobre la Ciencia, Universitat de València-C.S.I.C., 1998.

Brown, Kurt (Editor). Verse & Universe: Poems about Science and Mathematics. xvi + 344 pp., index. Minneapolis: Milkweed Editions, 1998. $15.95 (paper).

Burnett, A. D. The Engraved Title-Page of Bacon's Instauratio Magna: An Icon and Paradigm of Science and its Wider Implications. (The Durham Thomas Harriot Seminar Occasional Paper, 27.) 48 pp., frontis., illus. Durham: School of Education, University of Durham, 1998. 3.50 (paper).

Calascibetta, Franco (Editor). Atti del VII Convegno Nazionale di Storia e Fondamenti Della Chimica. (Accademia Nationale Delle Scienze, XL.) (Proceedings of Convention held in L'Aquila, 8-11 October 1997.) 500 pp., illus., tables, figs., index. Rome: Accademia Nazionale delle Scienze, 1998.

Caplan, Eric. Mind Games: American Culture and the Birth of Psychotherapy. (Medicine and Society, 9.) xiv + 242 pp., bibl., index. Berkeley/Los Angeles/London: University of California Press, 1998. $35, 27.50.

Ceruzzi, Paul. A History of Modern Computing. (History of Computing.) xii + 398 pp., illus., figs., bibl., index. Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press, 1998. $35.

Chamberlain, Linda; Bütz, Michael R. (Editors). Clinical Chaos: A Therapist's Guide to Nonlinear Dynamics and Therapeutic Change. xvi + 225 pp., illus., table, app., indexes. Philadelphia: Brunner/Mazel/Taylor & Francis, 1998. $29.95 (paper).

Chang, Iris. Thread of the Silkworm. x + 330 pp., illus., index. New York: Basic Books, 1995. $27.50 (cloth); $16. (paper).

Churella, Albert. From Steam to Diesel: Managerial Customs and Organizational Capabilities in the Twentieth-Century American Locomotive Industry. (Princeton Studies in Business and Technology.) viii + 216 pp., bibl., index. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1998. $45.

Cliff, Andrew; Haggett, Peter; Smallman-Raynor, Matthew. Deciphering Global Epidemics: Analytical Approaches to the Disease Records of World Cities, 1888-1912. Foreword by Stephen B. Thacker and Donna F. Stroup. (Cambridge Studies in Historical Geography, 26.) xxiv + 470 pp., illus., figs., tables, apps., bibl., index. Cambridge/New York: Cambridge University Press, 1998. $74.95 (cloth); $29.95 (paper).

Coates, Peter. Nature: Western Attitudes since Ancient Times. vii + 246 pp., index. Berkeley/Los Angeles/London: University of California Press, 1998. $29.95.

Cocks, Geoffrey. Treating Mind and Body: Essays in the History of Science, Professions, and Society under Extreme Conditions. Foreword by Peter J. Loewenberg. xviii + 220 pp., index. New Brunswick: Transaction Publishers, 1998. $34.95.

Cohen, Paul S.; Cohen, Brenda H. American Scientific Treasures: A Travel Companion. xviii + 446 pp., illus., index. Washington, D.C.: American Chemical Society, 1998. $24.95 (paper).

Collins, Harry; Pinch, Trevor. The Golem at Large: What You Should Know about Technology. xii + 164 pp., illus., figs., table, bibl., index. Cambridge/New York: Cambridge University Press, 1998. $19.95.

Collins, Randall. The Sociology of Philosophies: A Global Theory of Intellectual Change. xxii + 1098 pp., figs., app., bibl., indexes. Cambridge, Mass./London: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 1998.

Conley, Tom. The Self-Made Map: Cartographic Writing in Early Modern France. xiv + 378 pp., frontis., illus., fig., bibl., index. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1996. $34.95.

Conn, Steven. Museums and American Intellectual Life, 1876-1926. viii + 305 pp., illus., index. Chicago/London: The University of Chicago Press, 1998. $32.50, 25.95.

Crow, Michael; Bozeman, Barry. Limited by Design: R&D Laboratories in the U.S. National Innovation System. xxviii + 322 pp., figs., tables, apps., bibl., index. New York/Chichester: Columbia University Press, 1998. $40.

Cushing, James T. Philosophical Concepts in Physics: The Historical Relation between Philisophy and Scientific Theories. xx + 428 pp., figs., tables, bibl., indexes. Cambridge/New York: Cambridge University Press, 1997. $74.95 (cloth); $29.95 (paper).

Daleiden, Joseph L. The Science of Morality: The Individual, Community, and Future Generations. 534 pp., apps., bibl., index. Amherst, N.Y.: Prometheus Books, 1998. $35.95.

Davis, E. A. (Editor). Nevill Mott: Reminiscences and Appreciations. Preface by Tony Selvey. xxx + 338 pp., illus. London: Taylor & Francis, 1998. $45.

Davis, E. A. (Editor). Science in the Making: Scientific Development as Chronicled by Historic Papers in the Philosophical Magazine--With Commentaries and Illustrations. Volume 2: 1850-1900. Foreword by William H. Brock. xx + 408 pp., illus., figs., tables. Bristol, Penn.: Taylor & Francis, 1997. $105.

Debré, Patrice. Louis Pasteur. Translated by Elborg Forster. Foreword by Baruj Benacerraf. xxx + 554 pp., illus., bibl., index. French Edition in 1995. Baltimore/London: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1998. $39.95.

Delaporte, François; Pinell, Patrice. Histoire des Myopathies. 274 pp., illus., figs., tables. Paris: Bibliotheque Scientifique Payot, 1998. Fr 145.

Dembski, William A. The Design Inference: Eliminating Chance through Small Probabilities. (Cambridge Studies in Probability, Induction, and Decision Theory.) xviii + 244 pp., bibl., index. New York/Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1998. $54.95.

Derickson, Alan. Black Lung: Anatomy of a Public Health Disaster. xvi + 238 pp., illus., index. Ithaca/London: Cornell University Press, 1998. $22.95.

Descartes, René. Meditationes de Prima Philosophia. Edited and Foreword by J.-R. Armogathe and G. Belgioioso. xiv + 212 pp. Reprint of 1642 edition. Lecce: Conte Editore, 1992. L120,000.

Descartes, René. Oeuvres de Descartes. Published by Charles Adam and Paul Tannery. 11 volumes. figs., tables, apps., indexes. Originally published 1897. Reprint of second edition, 1973. Paris: Librairie Philosophique J. Vrin, 1996.

Descartes, René. Principia Philosophiae.Edited and Foreword by J. R. Armogathe and G. Belgioioso. vi + xxviii + 310 pp., figs. Reprint of 1644 edition. Lecce: Conte Editore, 1994. L150,000.

Desrosieres, Alain. The Politics of Large Numbers: A History of Statistical Reasoning. Translated by Camille Naish. xii + 368 pp., bibl., indexes. Cambridge, Mass./London: Harvard University Press, 1998. $45.

Dick, Steven J. Life on Other Worlds: The Twentieth-Century Extraterrestrial Life Debate. xiv + 290 pp., frontis., illus., tables, bibl., index. New York/Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1998. $24.95.

Dick, Wolfgang; Hamel, Jurgen (Editors). Beiträge zur Astronomiegeschichte: volume 1. (Acta Historica Astronomiae, 1.) 184 pp., illus., figs., app. Thun/Frankfurt am Main: Harri Deutsch, 1998. DM28.

Dickson, W. Michael. Quantum Chance and Non-locality: Probability and Non-Locality in the Interpretations of Quantum Mechanics. xx + 244 pp., figs., bibl., index. Cambridge/New York: Cambridge University Press, 1998.

Downey, Gary Lee. The Machine in Me: An Anthropologist Sits among Computer Engineers. xiv + 288 pp., illus., figs., bibl., index. New York: Routledge, 1998. $80 Can$112 (cloth); $22.99, Can$31.99 (paper).

Duby, Georges. Rural Economy and Country Life in the Medieval West. Foreword by Paul Freedman. Translated by Cynthia Postan. xx + 600 pp., illus., figs., tables, bibl., index. Reprint. Originally published 1968. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1998. $24.95 (paper).

Einstein, Albert; Hentschel, A.M. The Collected Papers of Albert Einstein: The Berlin Years: Correspondence, 1914-1918. Translated by Ann M. Hentschel. Consultant Klaus Hentschel. (The Collected Papers of Albert Einstein, 8.) (English Translation Supplement.) xxvi + 718 pp. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, 1998. $65.

Einstein, Albert. The Collected Papers of Albert Einstein: The Berlin years: Correspondence, 1914-1918. Edited by Robert Schulmann, A. J. Kox, Michel Janssen, and Jozsef Illy. (The Collected Papers of Albert Einstein, 8.) Parts A and B. lxxii + xxx + 1,118 pp., figs., apps., bibl., indexes. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, 1998. $175.

Eisenhart, Margaret A.; Finkel, Elizabeth. Women's Science: Learning and Succeeding from the Margins. xviii + 272 pp., figs., tables, bibl., index. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 1998. $44 (cloth); $17 (paper).

Eratosthenes. Le Ciel: Mythes et histoire des constellations. Les Catastérismes d'Ératosthène. Translated and commentary by Pascal Charvet and Arnaud Zucker. Postscript and astronomic commentary by Jean-Pierre Brunet and Robert Nadal. Illustrations by Robert Schenk. 238 pp., illus., apps., bibl., index. Paris: NiL Editions, 1998. Fr149.

Euler, Leonhard. Opera Omnia: Series Quarta A: Volume 2. BriefWechsel. Commercium Epistolicum. Edited by E. A. Fellmann and G. K. Mikhajlov. x + 748 pp., frontis., figs., app., bibl., index. Basel: Birkhaeuser, 1998. DM 358, öS 2614, SFr 298.

Fara, Patricia; Patterson, Karalyn (Editors). Memory. (The Darwin College Lectures.) 202 pp., illus., figs., app., index. New York/Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1998. $24.95.

Feldhay, Rivka. Galileo and the Church: Political Inquisition or Critical Dialogue? vii + 304 pp., index. Cambridge/New York: Cambridge University Press, 1995.

Fennell, Roger. History of IUPAC, 1919-1987. Foreword by Kirill Zamaraev. xx + 354 pp., illus., figs. Oxford/Boston: Blackwell Science, 1994. $49.95.

Field, J. V.; James, Frank A. J. L. (Editors). Renaissance and Revolution: Humanists, Scholars, Craftsmen, and Natural Philosophers in Early Modern Europe. xvi + 292 pp., frontis., illus., tables, bibl., index. Reprint of 1993 edition. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1997. $59.95 (cloth); $29.95 (paper).

Flament, Dominique (Editor). Le nombre une hydre à n visages: Entre nombres complexes et vecteurs. xiv + 304 pp., figs., tables. Paris: Éditions de la Maison des Sciences de l'Homme, 1997. Fr190.

Frühstuck, Sabine. Die Politik der Sexualwissenschaft: Zur Produktion und Popularisierung sexologischen Wissens in Japan 1908-1941. (Beiträge zur Japanologie, 34.) xii + 292 pp., illus., apps., bibl., index. Vienna: Institute for Japanese Studies, 1997. öS 320 (paper).

Furukawa, Yasu. Inventing Polymer Science: Staudinger, Carothers, and the Emergence of Macromolecular Chemistry. (The Chemical Sciences in Society.) xii + 318 pp., frontis., illus., figs., tables, apps., bibl., index. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1998. $49.95.

Galuzzi, Massimo; Micheli, Gianni; Monti, Maria Teresa. Le Forme della Comunicazione Scientifica. (Filosofia e scienza nel Cinquecento e nel Seicento.) 446 pp., illus. Milan: FrancoAngeli, 1998. L57,000 (paper).

Gayon, Jean. Darwinism's Struggle for Survival: Heredity and the Hypothesis of Natural Selection. Translated by Matthew Cobb. (Cambridge Studies in Philosophy and Biology.) xvi + 516 pp., illus., figs., tables, bibl., index. Original publication 1992. Cambridge/New York: Cambridge University Press, 1998.

Gentilcore, David. Healers and Healing in Modern Italy. (Social and Cultural Values in Early Modern Europe.) xvii + 240 pp., illus., bibl., index. Manchester/New York: Manchester University Press, 1998. $79.95.

Godfrey-Smith, Peter. Complexity and the Function of Mind in Nature. (Cambridge Studies in Philosophy and Biology.) xiv + 312 pp., figs., tables, bibl., index. New York/Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1998. $59.95 (cloth); $18.95 (paper).

Gregersen, Niels Henrik; van Huyssteen, J. Wentzel (Editors). Rethinking Theology and Science: Six Models for the Current Dialogue. viii + 240 pp., fig., bibl., index. Grand Rapids, Mich./Cambridge: William B. Eerdmans, 1998. $25, 15.99 (paper).

Gribbin, John ; Gribbin, Mary. Richard Feynman: A Life in Science. xviii + 302 pp., figs., bibl., index. New York: Dutton/Penguin, 1997. $24.95.

Griffiths, Antony. Prints and Printmaking: An Introduction to the History and Techniques. 160 pp., illus., index. Second edition. First edition 1980. Berkeley/Los Angeles: University of California Press, 1996. $22.

Gunston, Bill; Gordon, Yefim. MiG Aircraft Since 1937. 288 pp., frontis., illus., figs., app., index. Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 1998. $59.95.

Gunton, Colin E. The Triune Creator: A Historical and Systematic Study. (Edinburgh Studies in Constructive Theology.) x + 246 pp., bibl., index. Grand Rapids, Mich.:Eerdmans, 1998. $25 (paper).

Gypser, Klaus-Henning. Homöopathie: Grundlagen und Praxis. (C. H. Beck Wissen in der Beck'schen Reihe, 2093.) 104 pp., illus., figs., app., bibl., index. Munich: C. H. Beck, 1998. DM14.80, sFr 14, öS 108.

Haack, Susan. Manifesto of a Passionate Moderate: Unfashionable Essays. x + 224 pp., index. Chicago/London: University of Chicago Press, 1998. $22.50, 17.95.

Halpern, Paul. Countdown to Apocalypse: Asteroids, Tidal Waves, and the End of the World. 290 pp., illus., figs., app., index. New York: Plenum Trade, 1998. $27.95.

Hamilton, James. Turner and the Scientists. 144 pp., frontis., illus., apps., index. London: Tate Gallery Publishing, 1998. $30 (paper).

Hård, Mikael; Jamison, Andrew (Editors). The Intellectual Appropriation of Technology: Discourses on Modernity, 1900-1939. x + 288 pp., app., bibl., index. Cambridge, Mass./London: MIT Press, 1998. $18.

Harman, P. M. The Natural Philosophy of James Clerk Maxwell. xiv + 232 pp., illus., figs., index. New York/Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1998. $59.95.

Harris, J. R. Industrial Espionage and Technology Transfer: Britain and France in the Eighteenth Century. xviii + 656 pp., illus., app., bibl., index. Aldershot/Brookfield, Vermont: Ashgate, 1998. $110.95.

Hecht, Gabrielle. The Radiance of France: Nuclear Power and National Identity after World War II. (Inside Technology.) xvi + 454 pp., illus., tables, bibl., index. Cambridge, Mass./London: MIT Press, 1998. $40.

Hecht, Jeff; Teresi, Dick. Laser: Light of a Million Uses. (Dover Science Books.) xii + 264 pp., figs., illus. Mineola, N.Y.: Dover Publications, 1998. $8.95 (paper).

Heidelberger, Michael; Steinle, Friedrich (Editors). Experimental Essays - Versuche zum Experiment. (ZIF Interdisciplinary Studies, 3.) xiv + 410 pp., illus., figs., tables, apps. Baden-Baden: Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft, 1998.

Heinecke, Berthold. Wissenschaft und Mystik bei J. B. van Helmont (1579-1644). (Deutsche Literatur von den Anfängen bis 1700, 20.) 206 pp., app., bibl. New York/Berlin: Peter Lang, 1996.

Helmreich, Stefan. Silicon Second Nature: Culturing Artificial Life in a Digital World. xii + 314 pp., illus., figs., bibl., index. Berkeley/Los Angeles/London: University of California Press, 1998. $29.95.

Henderson, Linda Dalrymple. Duchamp in Context: Science and Technology in the Large Glass and Related Works. xxiv + 376 pp., illus., apps., bibl., indexes. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1998. $85, 60.

Hermanowicz, Joseph C. The Stars Are Not Enough: Scientists--Their Passions and Professions. xvi + 268 pp., figs., tables, apps., bibl., index. Chicago/London: The University of Chicago Press, 1998. $45 (cloth); $15 (paper).

Hevly, Bruce; Findlay, John M. (Editors). The Atomic West. (The Emil and Kathleen Sick Lecture-Book Series in Western History and Biography.) x + 286 pp., fig., app., index. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1998. $35 (cloth); $19.95 (paper).

Hobart, Michael E.; Schiffman, Zachary S. Information Ages: Literacy, Numeracy, and the Computer Revolution. xvi + 302 pp., illus., figs., tables, bibl., index. Baltimore/London: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1998. $29.95.

Hoddeson, Lillian; Brown, Laurie; Riordan, Michael; Dresden, Max (Editors). The Rise of the Standard Model: Particle Physics in the 1960s and 1970s. xxx + 714 pp., illus., figs., tables, index. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1997. $80.

Holton, Gerald. The Advancement of Science, and Its Burdens. l + 352 pp., illus., figs., app., index. Original publication 1986. Cambridge, Mass./London: Harvard University Press, 1998. $18.95.

Holton, Gerald. The Scientific Imagination. xlii + 382 pp., illus., figs., app., index. Original publication 1978. Cambridge, Mass./London: Harvard University Press, 1998. $19.95.

Hoppe, Brigitte (Editor). Biology Integrating Scientific Fundamentals: Contributions to the History of Interrelations between Biology, Chemistry, and Physics from the Eighteenth to the Twentieth Centuries. (Algorismus, 21.) xiii + 440 pp., illus., apps. Munich: Institut für Geschichte der Naturwissenschaften, 1997.

Hurley, S. L. Consciousness in Action. xiv + 506 pp., figs., tables, app., bibl., index. Cambridge, Mass./London: Harvard University Press, 1998. $55.

Israel, Paul. Edison: A Life of Invention. viii + 552 pp., illus. index. New York: John Wiley & Sons, 1998. $30, Can$42.50.

Johns, Adrian. The Nature of the Book: Print and Knowledge in the Making. xxii + 754 pp., illus., tables, bibl., index. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 1998. $40.

Johnson, Robert R. User-Centered Technology: A Rhetorical Theory for Computers and Other Mundane Artifacts. Foreword by James P. Zappen. (Studies in Scientific and Technical Communication.) xviii + 196 pp., figs., bibl., index. Albany: SUNY Press, 1998. $19.95 (paper).

Johnston, Stanley H., Jr. Cleveland's Treasures from the World of Botanical Literature. xvi + 144 pp., illus., bibl. Wilmington, Ohio: Orange Frazer Press, 1998. $24.95 (paper).

Jütte, Robert; Risse, Guenter B.; Woodward, John (Editors). Culture, Knowledge, and Healing: Historical Perspectives of Homeopathic Medicine in Europe and North America. (Network Series, 3.) xiv + 338 pp., bibl., index. Sheffield, Eng.: European Association for the History of Medicine and Health Publications, 1998. 29.95.

Kaji, Masanori. Mendeleev's Discovery of the Periodic Law of the Chemical Elements: The Scientific and Social Context of His Discovery. xxvi + 398 pp., figs., tables, app., bibl., index. [in Japanese with English Summary]. Sapporo, Japan: Hokkaido University Press, 1997.

Kelley, Donald R. (Editor). History and the Disciplines: The Reclassification of Knowledge in Early Modern Europe. viii + 344 pp., index. Rochester: University of Rochester Press, 1997. $79.95.

Kember, Sarah. Virtual Anxiety: Photography, New Technologies, and Subjectivity. (The Critical Image.) x + 150 pp., illus., bibl., index. Manchester/New York: Manchester University Press, 1998. $79.95 (cloth); $29.95 (paper).

Knight, David; Kragh, Helge (Editors). The Making of the Chemist: The Social History of Chemistry in Europe, 1789-1914. xxii + 353 pp., illus., figs., tables., app., index. Cambridge/New York: Cambridge University Press, 1998. $80.

Kunz, Thomas H.; Racey, Paul A. (Editors). Bat Biology and Conservation. xvi + 366 pp., illus., figs., tables, indexes. Washington/London: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1998. $60.

Kutzer, Michael. Anatomie des Wahnsinns: Geistesdrankheit im medizinischen Denken der Frühen Neuzeit und die Anfänge der pathologischen Anatomie. (Schriften zur Wissenschaftsgeschichte, 16.) 294 pp., illus., bibl., index. Hürtgenwald: Guido Pressler, 1998. DM140.

Lamb, Simon; Sington, David. Earth Story: The Shaping of Our World. 240 pp., frontis., illus., figs., app., bibl., index. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, 1998. $29.95.

Lambert, Joseph B. Traces of the Past: Unraveling the Secrets of Archaeology through Chemistry. [xiv] + 320 pp., frontis., illus., figs., apps., index. Reading, Mass.: Perseus, 1997. $18.

Lang, Helen S. The Order of Nature in Aristotle's Physics: Place and the Elements. xii + 324 pp., bibl., indexes. Cambridge/New York: Cambridge University Press, 1998. $64.95.

Lawson, Russell M. The American Plutarch: Jeremy Belknap and the Historian's Dialogue with the Past. x + 174 pp., frontis., apps., bibl., index. Westport, Conn./London: Praeger, 1998. $55.

Lemmerich, Jost. Lise Meitner - Max von Laue: Briefwechsel 1938-1948. (Berliner Beiträge zur Geschichte der Naturwissenschaften und der Technik, 22.) 560 pp., frontis., illus., apps., bibl., index. Berlin: ERS, 1998. DM 64.50.

Lieberman, Marvin; Warshaw, Leon J. The New York Academy of Medicine, 1947-1997: Enhancing the Health of the Public. Foreword by Jeremiah A. Barondess. xii + 416 pp., apps., index. Malabar, Fla.: Krieger Publishing Company, 1998.

Liebes, Sidney; Sahtouris, Elisabet; Swimme, Brian. A Walk Through Time: From Stardust to Us. The Evolution of Life on Earth. "With the Hewlett-Packard `Walk' Exhibit text by Lois Brynes." 224 pp., figs., illus., apps., bibl., index. New York/Chichester: John Wiley & Sons, 1998. $29.95.

Lorenzo, Javier de. La Matemática: de sus Fundamentos y Crisis. (Colección Ventana Abierta.) 190 pp., bibl. Madrid: Editorial Tecnos, 1998.

Lydon, Paul. A Catalogue of Records Retained by Hospices and Related Organisations in the UK and the Republic of Ireland. (Research Guide Series, 3.)xvi + 126 pp., index. Sheffield, Eng.: European Association for the History of Medicine and Health Publications, 1998. 18.95 (paper).

Mack, Pamela E. (Editor). From Engineering Science to Big Science: The NACA and NASA Collier Trophy Research Project Winners. (NASA History Series, SP-4219.) xxiv + 428 pp., illus., figs., app., index. Washington: NASA, 1998. $35.

Maddox, John. What Remains to Be Discovered: Mapping the Secrets of the Universe, the Origins of Life, and the Future of the Human Race. xiv + 434 pp., figs., index. New York/London: Free Press, 1998. $26, Can$38.

Martin, François; Pigeot, Jacqueline; Chemla, Karine (Editors). Du Divertissement dans la Chine et le Japon Anciens: "Homo Ludens Extrême-Orientalis". (Extrême-Orient, Extrême-Occident, 20.) 176 pp., illus., apps. Saint-Denis: Presses Universitaires de Vincennes, 1998. Fr90 (paper).

Methuen, Charlotte. Kepler's Tübingen: Stimulus to a Theological Mathematics. (St. Andrew's Studies in Reformation History.) xii + 280 pp., figs., tables, bibl., index. Aldershot, Eng./Brookfield, Vermont: Ashgate, 1998. $76.95.

Millar, David; Millar, Ian; Millar, John; Millar, Margaret (Editors). The Cambridge Dictionary of Scientists. xii + 388 pp., figs., tables, apps., index. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1996. $16.95 (paper.)

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