Isis Books Received Quarterly Report to 21 February, 2001

Abbott, Andrew. Chaos of Disciplines. xvi + 259 pp., figs., tables, bibl., index. Chicago/London: The University of Chicago Press, 2000. $54, 34.50 (cloth); $17, 11 (paper). ISBN#: 0226001018

Adams, John Crawford. Shakespeare’s Physic. 192 pp., illus., bibl., index. London: The Royal Society of Medicine Press, 2001. 10.00 (paper). ISBN#: 1853154636.

Albert, David Z. Time and Chance. xiii + 172 pp., figs., app., index. Cambridge, MA/London: Harvard University Press, 2000. $29.95. ISBN#: 0674003179.

Aldrich, Michele L. New York State Natural History Survey: 1836-1842. Foreword by Robert H. Fakundiny. (Paleontological Research Institute Special Publication, 22.) xii + 288 pp., frontis., illus., tables, app., bibls., index. Ithaca, NY: Paleontological Research Institution, 2000. $35 (cloth), $20 (paper). ISBN#: 0877104549.

Anstey, Peter R. The Philosophy of Robert Boyle. (Routledge Studies in Seventeenth-Century Philosophy, 5.) xvi + 231 pp., figure, apps., bibl., index. London/New York: Routledge, 2000. $90, Can $135. ISBN#: 0415224292.

Appel, Toby A. Shaping Biology: The National Science Foundation and American Biological Research, 1945-1975. xiv + 393 pp., tables, apps., bibl., index. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2000. $42.50 ISBN#: 080186321x.

Applebaum, Wilbur (Editor). Encylopedia of the Scientific Revolution: From Copernicus to Newton. (Garland Reference Library of the Humanities, 1800.) xxxv + 758 pp., illus, index. New York: Garland Publishing, 2000. $150, Can$225. ISBN#: 0815315031.

Azzouni, Jody. Knowledge and Reference in Empirical Science. (International Library of Philosophy.) xii + 259 pp., bibl., index. London/New York: Routledge, 2000. $85, Can $128. ISBN#: 0415223830.

Babini, Valeria P. Babini; Lama, Luisa. Una "Donna Nuova": Il femminismo scientifico di Maria Montessori. 320 pp., bibl., index. Milan: FrancoAngeli, 2000. L. 42,000. ISBN#: 8846422414.

Barlow, George W. The Cichlid Fishes: Nature’s Grand Expriment in Evolution. Foreword by George C. Williams. xvi + 335 pp., illus., figs., apps., bibl., index. Cambridge, MA: Perseus Publishing, 2000. $28. ISBN#: 0738203769.

Bavel, Cornelius van. Hugo De Vries: Travels of a Dutch Botanist in America, 1904-1912. 58 pp., illus. Center Point, Texas: Pecan Valley Press, 2000. $11 (paper).

Berggren, J. Lennart; Jones, Alexander. Ptolemy’s Georgraphy: An Annotated Translation of the Theoretical Chapters. ix + 192 pp., illus., figs., tables., apps., bibl., index. Princeton/Oxford: Princeton University Press, 2001. $39.50, 24.95. ISBN#: 0691010420.

Berlet, Chip; Lyons, Matthew N. Right-Wing Populism in America: Too Close for Comfort. xii + 499 pp., fig., apps., bibl., index. New York: The Guilford Press, 2000. $21.95 (paper). ISBN#: 1572305681.

Birx, H. James; Kolchinsky, Eduard I. (Editors). Science and Society. (Based on papers presentated at "Science and Society," St. Petersburg Branch, Institute of the History of Natural Sciences and Technology, Russian Academy of Sciences, June 21-25, 1999, St. Petersburg.) 274 pp. St. Petersburg: [n.p.], 2000.

Black, Brian. Petrolia: The Landscape of America’s First Oil Boom. xiv + 236 pp., illus., tables., app., bibl., index. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2000. $42.50. ISBN#: 0801863171.

Bleker, Johanna; Schleiermacher, Sabine. Ärztinnen aus dem Kaiserreich: Lebensläufe einer Generation. 348 pp., Figs., tables, bibls., indexes. Weinheim: Deutscher Studien Verlag, 2000. ISBN#: 3892718989.

Borkin, L.J.; Kolchinsky, E.I. (Editors). Russian-German Links in Biology and Medicine: 300-Year Expereince of Interactions. 204 pp., tables. St. Petersburg: The St. Petersburg Association of Scientists & Scholars, 2000.

Boursier, Louise. Récit Véritable de la Naissance de Messeigneurs et Dames Les Enfans de France, Instruction à ma Fille, and other texts. Edited by François Rouget and Colette H. Winn. (Textes Littéraires Français.) 168 pp., illus., apps., bibl., index. Geneva: Librairie Droz: 2000. ISBN#: 2600004602.

Bouwsma, William J. The Waning of the Renaissance: 1550-1640. (The Yale Intellectual History of the West, 3.) xii + 288 pp., illus, bibl., index. New Haven/London: Yale University Press, 2000. $29.95. ISBN#: 0300085370.

Buchwald, Jed Z.; Cohen, I. Bernard (editors). Issac Newton’s Natural Philosophy. (Dibner Institute Studies in the History of Science and Technology.) xx + 354 pp., illus figs., tables, index. Cambridge/London: The MIT Press, 2001. $45. ISBN#: 0262024772.

Butts, Robert E. Witches, Scientists, Philosophers: Essays and Letters. Edited by Graham Solomon. (The Western Ontraio Series in Philosophy of Science: A Series of Books in Philosophy of Science, Methodology, Epistemology, Logic, History of Science, and Related Fields, 65.) Preface by Graham Solomon. x + 204 pp. Dordrecht/Boston/London: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2000. $84, 53, NLG 170. ISBN#: 0792366085.

Cappadoce, Arétée de. Des Causes et des Signes des Maladies Aiguës et Chroniques. Edited by Mirko D. Grmek. Preface by Danielle Gourevitch. Translated by R.T.H. Laennec. (École Pratique des Hautes Études IVe Section, Sciences Historiques et Philogiques, 3: Haues Études du Monde Greco-Romain, 27.) x + 134 pp., app., bibls. Geneva: Librarie Droz, 2000. ISBN#: 2600004114.

Caunedo del Potro, Betsabé; Córdoba de la Llave, Ricardo. El Arte del Alguarismo: Un libro castellano de aritmética comercial y de ensayo de moneda del siglo XIV. Prologue by Luis García Ballester. (Estudios de Historia de la Ciencia y de la Técnica, 16.) 259 pp., tables, indexes. Salamanca: Junta de Castilla y León, 2000. ISBN#: 8478469389.

Chaisson, Eric J. Cosmic Evolution: The Rise of Complexity in Nature. xii, 275 pp., illus., figs., tables, bibls., index. Cambridge, MA/London: Harvard University Press, 2001. $27.95. ISBN#: 067400342x.

Cohen, Robert S.; Levine, Hillel (Editors). Maimonides and the Sciences. (Boston Studies in the Philosophy of Science, 211.) xvi + 251 pp., frontis., index. Dordrecht/Boston/London: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2000. $108, 65. ISBN#: 0792360532.

Collet, Anne; Sich, Marc. Swimming with Giants: My Encounters with Whales, Dolphins, and Seals. Translated by Gayle Wurst. Introduction by Greg Donovan. x + 221 pp. Minneapolis: Milkweed Editions, 2000. $22. ISBN#: 1571312447.

Comstock, Gary L. Vexing Nature? On the Ethical Case Against Agricultural Biotechnology. xii + 297 pp., tables, index. Boston/Dordrecht: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2000. $99.95, 70, EU 115.50. ISBN#: 079237987x.

Connor, J.T.H. Doing Good: The Life of Toronto’s General Hospital. xii + 342 pp., illus., figs., tables, index. Toronto/Buffalo: University of Toronto Press, 2000. $60, 40. ISBN#: 0802047742.

Copèrnic, Nicolau. De les Revolucions dels Orbes Celestes. (Clàssics de la Ciència, 3.) l + 61 pp., illus., figs., Barcelona: Editorial Pòrtic, 2000. ISBN#: 846306626x.

Craig, William Lane. The Tensed Theory of Time: A Critical Examination. (Synthese Library: studies in Epistemology, Logic, Methodology, and Philosophy of Science, 293.) x + 287 pp., figures, bib., indexes. Dordrecht, The Netherlands: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2000. $123, NLG 250, 78. ISBN#: 0792366344.

Crouch, Tom D. Aiming for the Stars: The Dreamers and Doers of the Space Age. ix + 338 pp., illus., tables, bibl., index. Washiington D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1999. $16.95 (paper). ISBN#: 1560983868.

Cruz, Martín de la. An Aztec Herbal: The Classic Codex of 1552. Introduction by Bruce Byland. Translated by William Gates. xlvi + 144pp., illus., index. Originally published in 1939. Mineola, NY: Dover Publications, 2000. $8.95 (paper). ISBN#: 0486411303.

Dalitz, Richard H.; Nauenberg, Michael (Editors). The Foundations of Newtonian Scholarship. xviii + 242 pp., frontis., illus., figs., tables. Singapore/River Edge, NJ/London: World Scientific Publishing, 2000. ISBN#: 9810239203.

Dauben, Joseph W. The History of Mathematics from Antiquity to the Present: A Selective Annotated Bibliography. Albert C. Lewis, Editor, in cooperation with the International Commission on the History of Mathematics. Revised edition on CD-Rom. Providence: American Mathematical Society, 2000. $49. ISBN#: 0821808443.

De Renzi, Sylvia. Instruments in Print: Books from the Whipple Collection. x + 107 pp., illus., bibl. Cambridge, UK: Whipple Museum of the History of Science, 2000. ISBN#: 0906271169.

Des Chene, Dennis. Life’s Form: Late Aristotelian Conceptions of the Soul. viii + 220 pp., bibl., index. Ithaca/London: Cornell University Press, 2000. $45. ISBN#: 0801437636.

Dunar, Andrew J.; Waring, Stephen P. Power to Explore: A History of Marshall Space Flight Center, 1960—1990. (The NASA History Series.) x + 713 pp., illus., figs., tables, apps., index. Washington D.C.: NASA History Office, 1999. $49. ISBN#: 0160589924.

Dupuy, Jean-Pierre. The Mechanization of the Mind: On the Origins of Cognitive Science. Translated by M.B. DeBevoise. (New French Thought.) xiv + 210 pp., bibl., index. Originally published in 1994. Princeton/Oxford: Princeton University Press, 2000. ISBN#: 0691025746.

Ferngren, Gary B. (Editor). The History of Science and Religion in the Western Tradition: An Encyclopedia. xxii + 586 pp., index. New York/London: Garland Publishing, Inc. 2000. $95, Can $143. ISBN#: 0815316569.

Finn, Bernard; Bud, Robert; Trischler, Helmuth (Editors). Exposing Electronics. (Artefacts: Studies in the History of Science and Technology, 2.) xiv + 199 pp., illus., index. Amsterdam: Harwood Academic, 2000. $54, 35, EUR 59 (cloth); $23, 15, EUR 25 (paper). ISBN#: 9058230570.

Fox, Robert (Editor). Thomas Harriot: An Elizabethan Man of Science. xii + 317, illus., apps., bibl., index. Aldershot, Hants, England/Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2000. $84.95. ISBN#: 0754600785.

Friedlander, Michael W. A Thin Cosmic Rain: Particles from Outer Space. [x] + 241 pp., illus., figs., tables, bibls., index. Originally published in 1989. Cambridge, MA/London: Harvard University Press, 2000. ISBN#: 0674002881.

Friere Jr., Olival. David Bohm e a Controvérsia dos Quanta. (Coleção CLE, 27) xviii +244 pp., table, bibl. Campinas, Brazil: UNICAMP, Centro de Lógica, Epistemologica e História da Ciência, 1999. ISBN#: 01033147.

Fullmer, June Z. Young Humphry Davy: the Making of an Experimental Chemist. (Memoirs of the American Philosophical Society, 237.) xviii + 385 pp., frontis., illus., bibl., index. Philadelphia: American Philosophical Society, 2000. ISBN#: 0871692376.

Gall, Joseph, G.; McIntosh, R. Richard (Editors). Landmark Papers in Cell Biology: Selected Research Articles Celebrating Forty Years of The American Society for Cell. x + 532 pp., illus., figs., tables, index. Cold Spring Harbor, NY: Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press, 2000. $45. ISBN#: 0879696028.

Gilson, Simon A. Medieval Optics and Theories of Light in the Works of Dante. (Studies in Italian Literature, 8.) xiv + 301 pp., app., bibl., indexes. Lewiston, NY/Queenston, ON: The Edwin Mellen Press, 2000. $99.95. ISBN#: 0773478086.

Goldberg, Carl. The Evil We Do: The Psychoanalysis of Destructive People. Forword by James S. Grotstein. 259 pp., indexes. Amherst, NY: Prometheus Books, 2000. $25. ISBN#: 1573928399.

Goldsmith, Donald. The Runway Universe: the Race to Find the Future of the Cosmos. xii + 232 pp., illus., figs., bibl., index. Cambridge, MA: Perseus Publishing, 2000. $16 (paper). ISBN#: 0738604293.

Goschler, Constantin (Editor). Wissenschaft und Öffentlichkeit in Berlin, 1870-1930. 233 pp. illus., fig., table, bibl., index. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2000. DM 86. ISBN#: 3515077782.

Grattan-Guinness, I. The Search for Mathematical Roots, 1870—1940: Logics, Set Theories and the Foundations of Mathematics from Cantor through Russell to Gödel. xiv + 690 pp., illus., figs., tables, bibl., index. Princeton/Oxford: Princeton University Press, 2000. ISBN#: 069105858x.

Greatbatch, Wilson. The Making of the Pacemaker: Celebrating a Lifesaving Invention. Foreword by Seymour Furman. 260 pp., frontis., illus., figs., tables, apps., index. Amherst: Prometheus Books, 2000. ISBN#: 1573928062.

Green, Monica H. Women’s Healthcare in the Medieval West: Texts and Context. (Variorum Collected Studies Series CS680.) xx + 388 pp., frontis., tables, apps., indexes. Aldershot, UK/Burlington, Vt: Ashgate Publishing Company, 2000. $111.95. ISBN#: 0860788261.

Gross, Michael. Travels to the Nanoworld: Miniature Machinery in Nature and Technology. xix + 254 pp.,illus., figs., tables, bibl., index. Cambridge, MA: Perseus Publishing, 1999. $16, Can $24.50 (paper). ISBN#: 0738204447.

Hacking, Ian. The Social Construction of What? x + 261 pp., bibl., index. Cambridge/London: Harvard University Press, 1999. $16.95 (paper). ISBN#: 067481200X.

Hahn, Peter L.; Heiss, Mary Ann (Editors). Empire and Revolution: The United States and the Third World since 1945. Introduction by Robert J. McMahon. viii + 295 pp., bibl., index. Columbus: Ohio State University Press, 2001. $65 (cloth); $22.95 (paper). ISBN#: 0814208568.

Hallyn, Fernand (Editor). Metaphor and Analogy in the Sciences. (Origins, Studies in the Sources of Scientific Creativity, 1.) viii + 244 pp., figs. Dordrecht/Boston/London: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2000. $96, 60, NLG 195. ISBN#: 0792365607.

Halpern, Paul. The Pursuit of Destiny: A History of Prediction. xxii + 250 pp., illus., figs., bibl., index. Cambridge, MA: Perseus Publishing, 2000. $25. ISBN#: 0738200956.

Hanson, Elizabeth. Achievements: A Century of Science for the Benefit of Humankind. Introduction by Arnold J. Levine. Epilogue by David Rockefeller. 156 pp., frontis., illus., index. New York: The Rockefeller University Press, 2000. ISBN#: 0874700604.

Haraway, Donna J.; Goodeve, Thyrza Nichols. How Like a Leaf: An Interview with Donna J. Haraway. x + 197 pp., index. New York/London: Routledge, 1999. $17.95, Can $26.95 (paper). ISBN#: 0415924022.

Hardy, Anne. Health and Medicine in Britain Since 1860. (Social History in Perspective.) xii + 220 pp., tables., bibl., index. Houndsmills, UK/New York: Palgrave, 2001. $65. ISBN#: 033360010x.

Hayes, Joy Elizabeth. Radio Nation: Communication, Popular Culture, and Nationalism in Mexico, 1920-1950. xx + 155 pp., illus., figs., bibl., index. Tucson: University of Arizona Press, 2000. $35. ISBN#: 0816518521.

Headrick, Daniel R. When Information Came of Age: Technologies of Knowledge in the Age of Reason and Revolution, 1700 —1850. x + 246 pp., figs., bibl., index. Oxford/New York: Oxford University Press, 2000. $29.95. ISBN#: 0195135970.

Hepler, Allison L. Women in Labor: Mothers, Medicine, and Occupational Health in the United States, 1890-1980. (Women and Health: Cultural and Social Perspectives) xii + 177 pp., illus., bibl, index. Columbus: Ohio State University Press, 2000. $47.50 (cloth), $18.95 (paper). ISBN#: 0814208509.

Hoff, Joan; Yeates, Marian. The Cooper’s Wife is Missing: The Trials of Bridget Cleary. vi + 458 pp., illus., bibl., index. New York: Basic Books, 2000. $ 26 (cloth); $16 (paper). ISBN#: 0465030874.

Hoffman, Beatrix. The Wages of Sickness: The Politics of Health Insurance in Progressive America. (Studies in Social Medicine.) xvi + 260 pp., illus., bibl., index. Chapel Hill/London: The University of North Carolina Press, 2001. $39.95 (cloth); $17.95 (paper). ISBN#: 0807825883.

Holmberg, Gustav. Reaching for the Stars; Studies in the History of Swedish Stellar and Nebular Astronomy, 1860-1940. (Ugglan: Lund Studies in the History of Science and Ideas, 13.) 243 pp., figs., bibl., index. Lund, Sweden: Lund University, ISBN#: 9162838377.

Hunter, Michael. Robert Boyle (1627-91): Scrupulosity and Science. x + 293 pp., frontis., app., bibl., index. Woodbridge, UK/Rochester, NY: Boydell Press, 2000. $90. ISBN#: 085115798x.

Jespersen, James; Fitz-Randolph, Jane. From Sundials to Atomic Clocks: Understanding Time and Frequency. [viii] + 308 pp. illus., figs., index. Originally published in 1977. Mineola, NY: Dover Publications, 1999. $12.95. ISBN#: 0486409139.

Kaufman, Matthew H. Surgeons at War: Medical Arrangements for the Treatment of the Sick and Wounded in the British Army during the Late 18th and 19th Centuries. (Contributions in Military Studies, 205.) x + 227 pp., illus., tables, bibl., index. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2001. $65. ISBN#: 0313316651.

Kepler, Johannes. Optics: Paralipomena to Witelo, & Optical Part of Astronomy. Translated by William H. Donahue. xvi + 459 pp., illus., figs., tables, bibl., indexes. Santa Fe: Green Lion Press, 2000. $55. ISBN#: 1888009128.

Keuzenkamp, Hugo A. Probability, Econometrics and Truth: The Methodology of Econometrics. x + 312 pp., bibl., indexes. Cambridge/New York: Cambridge University Press, 2000. $69.95. ISBN#: 0521553598.

Kime, Wayne R. (Editor). The Indian Territory Journals of Colonel Richard Irving Dodge. xviii + 486 pp., frontis, illus., figs., apps., bibl., index. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 2000. $55. ISBN#: 0806132574.

Kolchinksy, E.I.; Konashev, M.B. (Editors). On the Edge: Soviet Science at the 1st Half of the XX Century, Vol. 2. 260 pp. St Petersburg:1999.

Krebs, Robert E. Scientific Laws, Principles, and Theories: A Reference Guide. [viii] + 403 pp., illus., figs., bibl., index. Westport, CT/London: Greenwood Press, 2001. $65. ISBN#: 0313309574.

Kukla, André. Social Constructivism and the Philosophy of Science. (Philosophical Issues in Science.) xii + 170 pp., bibl., index. London/New York: Routledge, 2000. $85, Can $128 (cloth); $25.99 Can $38.99 (paper). ISBN#: 0415234182.

LaDow, Beth. The Medicine Line: Life and Death on a North American Borderland. xviii + 272 pp., illus., index. New York/London: Routledge, 2001. $25, Can $35, 15.95. ISBN#: 0415927641.

Launius, Roger D.; Logsdon, John M.; Smith, Robert W. (Editors). Reconsidering Sputnik: Forty Years Since the Soviet Satellite. (Studies in the History of Science, Technology and Medicine, 7.) xx + 442 pp., figs., table, index. Amsterdam: Harwood Academic Publishers, 2000. $58, 38, € 61. ISBN#: 9057026236.

Lennox, James G. Aristotle’s Philosophy of Biology: Studies in the Origins of Life Science. (Cambridge Studies in Philosophy and Biology.) xxiv + 321 pp., bibl., index. Cambridge/New York: Cambridge University Press, 2001. $64.95 (cloth); $22.95 (paper). ISBN#: 0521650275.

Levin, Miriam R. (Editor). Cultures of Control. Introduction by Thomas P. Hughes. (Studies in the History of Science, Technology, and Medicine, 9.) xx + 274 pp., illus., index. Amsterdam: Harwood Academic Publishers, 2000. $56, €51. ISBN#: 9058230120.

Lien, Carsten. Olympic Battleground: The Power Politics of Timber Preservation. xvi + 447 pp., illus., bibls., index. Originally published in 1991. Seattle: The Mountaineers Books, 2000. $18.95 (paper). ISBN#: 0898867363.

Litten, Freddy. Mechanik und Antisemitismus: Wilhelm Müller (1880-1968). (Algorismus: Studien zur Geschichte der Mathematik und der Naturwissenschaften Herausgegeben von Menso Folkerts, 34.) x + 506 pp., illus., tables, bibls., index. Munich: Institut für Geschichte der Naturwissenschaften, 2000. ISBN#: 3892410356.

López Piñero, José María. Cajal. 287 pp., illus., apps., bibl. Barcelona: Editorial Debate, 2000. ISBN#: 8483063646.

Lozovsky, Natalia. "The Earth is Our Book": Geographical Knowledge in the Latin West ca. 400-1000. (Recentiores: Later Latin Texts & Contexts.) x + 182 pp., illus., tables., bibl., index. Ann Arbor: The University of Michigan Press, 2000. $44.50, 28. ISBN#: 0472111329.

Maat, Harro. Science Cultivating Practice: A History of Agricultural Science in the Netherlands and its Colonies, 1863-1986. 302 pp., figs., tables, bibl., index. Wageningen, The Netherlands: Ponsen & Looijen, 2001. (paper.) ISBN#: 9058083594.

Martens, Rhonda. Kepler’s Philosophy and the New Astronomy. xiv + 201 pp., figs., tables, bibl., index. Princeton/Oxford: Princeton University Press, 2000. $37.50, 23.50. ISBN#: 0691050694.

Matthews, Michael R. Time for Science Education: How Teaching the History and Philosophy of Pendulum Motion Can Contribute to Science. (Innovations in Science Education and Technology.) xxvii + 439 pp., illus., figs., table, bibl., index. New York/Dordrecht, London/Moscow: Kluwer Academic Publishers/Plenum Publishers, 2000. $39.50 (paper). ISBN#: 0306458802.

McGee, W. J. Trails to Tiburón: The 1894 and 1895 Field Diaries of W. J. McGee. Transcribed by Hazel McFeely Fontana. Annotated and with an Introduction by Bernard L. Fontana. (The Southwest Center Series.) xxx + 168 pp., illus., figs., apps., bibl., index. Tucson: University of Arizona Press, 2000. $35. ISBN#: 0816520305.

Meyer, William B. Americans and their Weather. x + 278 pp., illus., index. Oxford/New York: Oxford University Press, 2000. $35. ISBN#: 0195131827.

Mihalas, Dimitri; Weibel-Mihalas, Barbara. Foundations of Radiation Hydrodynamics. xvi + 718 pp., figs., app., index. Originally published in 1984. Mineola, NY: Dover Publications, 1999. $22.95 (paper). ISBN#: 0486409252.

Milner, John. Art, War and Revolution in France, 1870-1871: Myth, Reportage, and Reality. xii + 243 pp., frontis., illus., bibl., index. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2001. $60. ISBN#: 0300084072.

Mitchell, Gordon R. Strategic Deception: Rhetoric, Science, and Politics in Missile Defense Advocacy. (Rhetoric and Public Affairs Series.) xxi + 390 + [9] pp., illus., figs., bibl., index. East Lansing: Michigan State University Press, 2000. $55. ISBN#: 0870135570.

Moy, Timothy. War Machines: Transforming Technologies in the U.S. Military, 1920-1940. (Military History Series, 71.) xiv + 218 pp., illus., bibl., index. College Station: Texas A&M University Press, 2001. $39.95. ISBN#: 158544104x.

Mozzochi, C. J. The Fermat Diary. xii + 196 pp., frontis., illus., apps., bibl., index. Providence: American Mathematical Society, 2000. $29. ISBN#: 0821826700.

Myllyntaus, Timo; Saikku, Mikko (Editors). Encountering the Past in Nature: Essays in Environmental History. Foreword by Alfred W. Crosby. (Ohio University Press Series in Ecology and History.) xx + 166 pp., illus., fig., table, index. Athens: Ohio University Press, 2001. $39.95 (cloth); $16.95 (paper). ISBN#: 0821413570.

Needell, Allan A. Science, Cold War and the American State: Lloyd V. Berkner and the Balance of Professional Ideals. (Studies in the History of Science, Technology and Medicine, 10.) xii + 404 pp., illus., bibl., index. Amsterdam: Harwood Academic Publishers, 2000. $60, 40 (cloth); $28, 19 (paper). ISBN#: 905702621x.

Nye, Mary Jo. Before Big Science: The Pursuit of Modern Chemistry and Physics, 1800-1940. Foreword by Mordechai Feingold. xviii + 282 pp., illus., figs., bibl., index. Originally Published by Twayne Publishers, 1996. Cambridge/London: Harvard University Press, 1999. $17.50 (paper). ISBN#: 0674063821.

O’Connor, Alice. Poverty Knowledge: Social Science, Social Policy, and the Poor in Twentieth-Century U.S. History. (Politics and Society in Twentieth-Century America.) xii + 373 pp., index. Princeton/Oxford: Princeton University Press, 2001. $29.95, 19.95. ISBN#: 0691009171.

O’Connor, Erin. Raw Material: Producing Pathology in Victorian Culture. (Body, Commodity, Text: Studies of Objectifying Practice.) [xi] + 273 pp., illus., bibl., index. Durham/London: Duke University Press, 2000. $54.95 (cloth); $18.95 (paper). ISBN#: 0822326086.

Olmi, Giuseppe; Tongiorgi Tomasi, Luciai; Zanca, Attilio (Editors). Natura-Cultura: L’interpretazione del mondo Fisico Nei Testi e Nelle Immagini. Preface by Marc Fumaroli. (Accademia Nazionale Virgiliana di Scienze Lettere e Arti, Miscellanea, 8.) (Based on papers presented at Convegno Internazionale di Studi, October 5-8, 1996, Mantova.) xvi + 627 pp., illus., figs., tables, index. Florence: Leo S. Olschki, 2000. ISBN#: 8822248708.

Oosterhuis, Harry. Stepchildren of Nature: Kraft-Ebing, Psychiatry, and the Making of Sexual Identity. (The Chicago Series on Sexuality, History, and Society) x + 321 pp., illus., table, bibl., index. Chicago/London: University of Chicago Press, 2000. $30, 19. ISBN#: 0226630595.

Pade, Marianne (Editor). Renaissance Readings of the Corpus Aristotelicum. (Proceedings of the conference "The New Aristotle: Renaissance readings of the Corpus Aristotelicum," organized by the Forum for Renaissance Studies, University of Copenhagen, 23-25 April, 1998, Copenhagen.) 261 pp., illus., index. Copenhagen: Museum Tusculanum Press, 2001. ISBN#: 8772895853.

Paul, Septimus H. Nuclear Rivals: Anglo—American Atomic Relations, 1941—1952. x + 266 pp., bibl, index. Columbus: Ohio State University Press, 2000. $42.50. ISBN#: 0814208525.

Pauling, Linus. Linus Pauling: Scientist and Peacemaker. Edited by Clifford Mead and Thomas Hager. x + 272 pp., illus, bibl., index. Corvallis: Oregon State University Press, 2001. $35. ISBN#: 0870714899.

Pauly, Philip. Biologists and the Promise of American Life: From Meriwether Lewis to Alfred Kinsey. xvi + 313 pp., illus., index. Princeton/Oxford: Princeton University Press, 2001. $29.95, 18.95 ISBN#: 0691049777.

Peitzman, Steven J. A New and Untried Course: Woman’s Medical College and Medical College of Pennsylvania, 1850—1998. xi + 322 pp., illus., index. New Brunswick/ London: Rutgers University Press, 2000. ISBN#: 0813528151.

Pont, Jean-Claude; Lacki, Jan (Editors). Une Cordée Originale: Histoire des relations entre science et montagne. xii + 434 pp., illus., index. Chene-Bourg/Geneva: Georg Editeur, 2000. ISBN#: 2825706868.

Pratt, Dale J. Signs of Science: Literature, Science, and Spanish Modernity since 1868. (Purdue Studies in Romance Literatures, 22.) x + 226 pp., bibl., index. West Lafayette, IN: Purdue University Press, 2001. ISBN#: 1557532214.

Pyenson, Lewis (Editor). Memory: Past and Future. (Publications of the Graduate School, New Series, 1.) [viii] + 84 pp., frontis., illus., tables. Lafayette: University of Louisiana at Lafayette, 2000. ISBN#: 1889911089.

Randles, W.G.L. Geography, Cartography and Nautical Science in the Renaissance: The Impact of the Great Discoveries. (Valiorum Collected Studies Series.) xii + 354 pp., illus., index. Aldershot/Burlington: Ashgate, 2000. $111.95. ISBN#: 0860788369.

Raphael, Matthew J. Bill W. and Mr. Wilson: The Legend and Life of A.A.’s Cofounder. xvi + 206 pp., index. Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 2000. ISBN#: 1558492453.

Rashed, Roshdi; Bellosta Hélène. Ibrahim Ibn Sinan. Logique et Géométrie au Xe siècle. (Islamic Philosophy, Theology and Science. Texts and Studies, 42.) xii + 809 pp., figs., index. Leiden: Brill Academic Publishing, 2000. $200, €163, Dgl. 359.20. ISBN#: 9004118047.

Redfield, Peter. Space in the Tropics: From Convicts to Rockets in French Guiana. xxii + 346 pp., illus., figs., bibl., index. Berkeley/Los Angeles: University of California Press, 2000. $55, 35 (cloth); $22.50, 14.50 (paper). ISBN#: 0520219856.

Redmond, Kent C.; Smith, Thomas M. From Whirlwind to MITRE: The R&D Story of the SAGE Air Defense Computer. (History of Computing.) xii + 535 pp., illus., tables, bibl., index. Cambridge, MA/London: MIT Press, 2000. $49.95. ISBN#: 0262182017.

Richardson, Ruth. Death, Dissection and the Destitute. xvii + 453 pp., illus., figs., apps., bibl., index. Originally published in 1987. Chicago/London: The University of Chicago Press, 2000. $20, 13 (paper). ISBN#: 0226712400.

Rosenband, Leonard N. Papermaking in Eighteenth-Century France: Management, Labor, and Revolution at the Montgolfier Mill, 1761-1805. xvi + 210 pp., illus., tables, app., bibl., index. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2000. $39.95. ISBN#: 0801863929

Röslin, Helisaeus. De Opere Dei Creationis: Ristampa anastatica dell’edizione Francoforte 1597. (Collana del Dipartimento di Filosofia e del Centro Interdipartimentale di Studi su Descartes e il Seicento dell’University di Lecce.) Curated by Miguel Angel Granada. xv + 56 pp., figs. Lecce, Italy: Conte Editore, 2000. ISBN#: 8887143331.

Rothbert, Robert I. (Editor). Health and Disease in Human History: A Journal of Interdisciplinary History Reader. [iv] + 345 pp., figs., tables. Cambridge/London: The MIT Press, 2000. $25 (paper). ISBN#: 0262182076.

Ruse, Michael. The Evolution Wars: A Guide to the Debates. Foreword by Edward O. Wilson. xx + 428 pp., illus., figs., index. Santa Barbara/Denver: ABC-CLIO, 2000. ISBN#: 1576071855.

Ruttan, Vernon W. Technology, Growth, and Development: An Induced Innovation Perspective. xvi + 656 pp., illus., figs., tables., bibls., indexes. New York/Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2001. $55. ISBN#: 0195118715.

Saetnan, Ann Rudinow; Oudshoorn, Nelly; Kirejczyk, Marta (Editors). Bodies of Technology: Women’s Involvement with Reproductive Medicine. (Women and Health: Cultural and Social Perspectives.) x + 461 pp., illus., tables, indexes. Columbus: Ohio State University Press, 2000. $75 (cloth), $26.95 (paper). ISBN#: 0814208460.

Sandelowski, Margarete. Devices and Desires: Gender, Technology, and American Nursing. (Studies in Social Medicine.) xx + 295 pp., illus., bibl., index. Chapel Hill/London: The University of North Carolina Press, 2000. $45 (cloth); $19.95 (paper). ISBN#: 0807825794.

Scholz, Erhard (Editor). Hermann Weyl’s Raum-Zeit-Materie and a General Introduction to His Scientific Work. (DMV Seminar, 30.) viii + 403 pp., bibl., index. Basel/Boston: Birkhäuser Verlag, 2001. ISBN#: 3764364769.

Secord, James A. Victorian Sensation: The Extraordinary Publication, Reception, and Secret Authorship of Vestiges of the Natural History of Creation. xx + 624 pp., illus., bibl., index. Chicago/London: The University of Chicago Press, 2000. $35, 22.50. ISBN#: 022674418.

Selin, Helaine (Editor). Mathematics Across Cultures: The History of Non-Western Mathematics. (Science Across Cultures: The History of Non-Western Science, 2.) xx + 479 pp., illus., figs., tables, index. Dordrecht/Boston/London: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2000. $217, 135, NLG 410. ISBN#: 0792364813.

Semonin, Paul. American Monster: How the Nation’s First Prehistoric Creature Became a Symbol of National Identity. xviii + 482 pp., illus., figs., bibl., index. New York/London: New York University Press, 2000. ISBN#: 0814781209.

Smil, Vaclav. Enriching the Earth: Fritz Harber, Carl Bosch, and the Transformation of World Food Production. xx + 338 pp., illus., figs., tables, apps., indexes. Cambridge, MA/London: The MIT Press, 2001. $34.95. ISBN#: 026219449x.

Speirs, Ronald (Editor). Brecht’s Poetry of Political Exile. (Cambridge Studies in German.) xii + 257 pp., bibl., indexes. Cambridge/New York: Cambridge University Press, 2000. $59.95. ISBN#: 0521782155.

Stengers, Isabelle. The Invention of Modern Science. Translated by Daniel W. Smith. (Theory Out of Bounds, 19.) [iii] + 185 pp., index. Minneapolis/London: University of Minnesota Press, 2000. $19.95 (paper). ISBN#: 0816630550.

Stepan, Nancy Leys. Picturing Tropical Nature. 280 pp., illus. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2001. $35. ISBN#: 0801438810.

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Stevens, M. L. Tina. Bioethics in America: Origins and Cultural Politics. xvi + 204 pp., index. Baltimore/London: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2000. $39.95. ISBN#: 0801864259.

Stevenson, Christine. Medicine and Maginificence: British Hospital and Asylum Architecture, 1660-1815. viii + 312 pp., illus., bibl., index. New Haven/London: Yale University Press, 2000. $45. ISBN#: 0300085362.

Stokes, Raymond G. Constructing Socialism: Technology and Change in East Germany, 1945-1990. (Johns Hopkins Studies in the History of Technology.) xii + 260 pp., illus., table, bibl., index. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2000. $42.50. ISBN#: 0801863910.

Strauss, David. Percival Lowell: The Culture and Science of a Boston Brahmin. xi + 333 pp., frontis., illus., index. Cambridge, MA/London: Harvard University Press, 2001. $45. ISBN#: 0674002911.

Sweetnam, George Kean. The Command of Light: Rowland’s School of Physics and the Spectrum. (Memoirs of the American Philosophical Society Held at Philadelphia for Promoting Useful Knowledge, 238.) xxvi + 233 pp., frontis., illus., tables, bibl., index. Philadelphia: American Philosophical Society, 2000. $25. ISBN#: 0871692384.

Terzian, Yervant; Bilson, Elizabeth (Editors). Carl Sagan’s Universe. ix + 282 pp., illus., figs., tables., index. Cambridge/New York: Cambridge University Press, 1997. $23.95 (paper). ISBN#: 052157286X.

Underhill, Roy. Khrushchev’s Shoe and Other Ways to Captivate Audiences from One to One Thousand. xiv + 229 pp., illus., figs, tables, bibl., index. Cambridge, MA: Perseus Publishing, 2000. $24, Can $36.50. ISBN#: 0738203920.

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Wallace, B. Alan. The Taboo of Subjectivity: Toward a New Science of Consciousness. x + 218 pp., bibl., index. Oxford/New York: Oxford University Press, 2000. $29.95. ISBN#: 0195132076.

Weber, Heiko. Monistische und antimonistische Weltanschauung: Eine Auswahlbibliographie. (Ernst-Haeckel-Haus-Sudien, Monographien zur Geschichte der Biowissenschaften und Medizin, 1.) [iv] + 260 pp., bibls.. Berlin: Verlag für Wissenschaft und Bildung, 2000. DM 48. ISBN#: 3861354802.

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Williams, Clarence G. Technology and the Dream: Reflections on the Black Experience at MIT, 1941—1999. xii + 1042 pp.,illus., index. Cambridge, MA/London: The MIT Press, 2001. $37.95. ISBN#: 026223212x.

Wilson, Renate. Pious Traders in Medicine: A German Pharmaceutical Network in Eighteenth-Century North America. xiv + 258 pp., illus., figs., bibl., index. University Park: The Pennsylvania State University Press: 2000. $37.50. ISBN#: 0271020520.

Wittner, Lawrence S. The Struggle Against the Bomb, Vol 2: Resisting the Bomb: A History of the World Nuclear Disarmament Movement . (Stanford Nuclear Age Series.) xvi + 641 pp., illus., bibl., index. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 1997. $66. ISBN#: 0804729182.

Wood, Paul (Editor). The Scottish Enlightenment: Essays in Reinterpretation. (Rochester Studies in Philosophy, 1.) xii + 399 pp., illus., tables., index. Rochster/Woodbridge, UK: The University or Rochester Press, 2000. $75. ISBN#: 1580460658.

Worboys, Michael. Spreading Germs: Disease Theories and Medical Practice in Britain, 1865-1900. (Cambridge History of Medicine.) xvi + 327 pp., illus, tables, bibl., index. Cambridge, UK/New York: Cambridge University Press, 2000. $59.95. ISBN#: 0521773024.

Worster, Donald. A River Running West: The Life of John Wesley Powell. xiv + 673 pp., illus., bibl., index. Oxford/New York: Oxford University Press, 2000. $35. ISBN#: 0195099915.

Xu, Zhentao; Pankenier, David W.; Jiang, Yaotiao. East Asian Archaeoastronomy: Historical Records of Astronomical Observations of China, Japan and Korea. (Earth Space Institute Book Series, 5.) x + 438 pp., illus., tables, apps., index. Amsterdam: Gordon and Breach Publishers, 2000. $115, 76. ISBN#: 905699302x.

Yoke, Ho Peng. Li, Qi and Shu: An introduction to Science and Civilization in China. [vi] + 262 pp., illus., figs., tables, app., bibl., index. Originally published in 1985. Mineola, NY: Dover Publications, 2000. $11.95 (paper). ISBN#: 0486414450

Ziche, Paul (Editor). Monismus um 1900: Wissenschaftskultur und Weltanschauung. (Ernst-Haeckel-Haus-Studien, Monographien zur Geschichte der Biowissenschaften und Medizin, 4.) [iv] + 200 pp., illus., indexes. Berlin: Verlag für Wissenschaft und Bildung, 2000. DM 48. ISBN#: 3861354837.

Zilsel, Edgar. The Social Origins of Modern Science. Edited by Diederick Raven, Wolfgang Krohn, and Robert S. Cohen. Foreword by Joseph Needham. (Boston Studies in the Philosophy of Science, 200.) lxii + 267 pp., illus., apps., bibls., indexes. Dordrecht/Boston: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2000. $143, NLG 270, 89. ISBN#: 0792364570