Isis Books Received
Quarterly Report to 3 March 1999

Abraham, Itty. The Making of the Indian Atomic Bomb: Science, Secrecy, and the Postcolonial State. (Postcolonial Encounters.) x + 180 pp., bibl., index. London/New York: St. Martin’s/Zed Books, 1998. $55 (cloth); $19.95 (paper).

Adams, Stephen B.; Butler, Orville R. Manufacturing the Future: A History of Western Electric. xii + 270 pp., illus., apps., bibl., index. Cambridge, Eng./New York: Cambridge University Press, 1999. $34.95.

Aebersold, Paul. Biotechnology Backstage. [x] + 224 pp. Rockville, Md.: Kabel Publishers, 1998.

Allen, Susan Heuck. Finding the Walls of Troy: Frank Calvert and Heinrich Schliemann at Hisarlik. xiv + 410 pp., frontis., illus., figs., bibl., index. Berkeley/Los Angeles/London: University of California Press, 1999. $35, 27.50.

Allin, Michael. Zarafa: A Giraffe’s True Story, from Deep in Africa to the Heart of Paris. [xviii] + 216 pp., frontis., illus., figs., index. New York: Walker and Company, 1998. $22.

Andrews, Jonathon. "They’re in the Trade . . . of Lunacy They ‘cannot interfere’--they say": The Scottish Lunacy Commissioners and Lunacy Reform in Nineteenth-Century Scotland. (Wellcome Occasional Publications, 8.) [iv] + 108 pp., illus., bibl., index. London: Wellcome Institute, 1998. 8 (paper).

Appl, Cynthia L. Heinrich Schirmbeck and the Two Cultures: A Post-War German Writer’s Approach to Science and Literature. (Studies on Themes and Motifs in Literature, 34.) viii + 160 pp., bibl., index. New York: Peter Lang, 1998. $39.95.

Aratos. Phénomènes. Translated, with a commentary by Jean Martin. (Collection des Universités de France.) 2 volumes. clxxxviii + 616 pp., fig., apps., indexes. Paris: Les Belles Lettres, 1998.

Armstrong, Carol. Scenes in a Library: Reading the Photograph in the Book, 1843-1875. (October Books.) xxiv + 512 pp., illus., app., indexes. Cambridge, Mass./London: MIT Press, 1998. $40.

Atkinson, Dwight. Scientific Discourse in Sociohistorical Context: The Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London, 1675-1975. Introduction by Charles Bazerman. (Rhetoric, Knowledge, and Society.) xxxii + 208 pp., figs., tables, apps., bibl., index. Mahwah, N.J./London: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 1999. $49.95 (cloth); $22.50 (paper).

Aufderheide, Patricia. Communications Policy and the Public Interest: The Telecommunications Act of 1996. (Guilford Communications Series.) xii + 322 pp., apps., index. New York/London: Guilford Press, 1999.

Bastien, Joseph William. The Kiss of Death: Chagas’ Disease in the Americas. xxiv + 301 pp., illus., figs., tables, apps., bibl., index. Salt Lake City: University of Utah Press, 1998. $39.95.

Battigelli, Anna. Margaret Cavendish and the Exiles of the Mind. xxii + 180 pp., bibl., index. Lexington, Kentucky: University Press of Kentucky, 1998. $32.

Beyer, Robert T. Sounds of Our Times: Two Hundred Years of Acoustics. xvi + 444 pp., illus., figs., indexes. New York: Springer-Verlag, 1999. $49.95.

Biagioli, Mario (Editor). The Science Studies Reader. xviii + 590 pp., figs., apps., bibls., index. New York/London: Routledge, 1999. $85 (paper); $35 (cloth).

Blaauw, Adriaan. History of the IAU: The Birth and First Half-century of the International Astronomical Union. xx + 296 pp., illus., app., bibl., index. Dordrecht/Boston: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1994. $150, 60, DM 90.

Bohm, David; Biederman, Charles. Bohm-Biederman Correspondence: Creativity in Art and Science. Foreword by M. H. F. Wilkins. Edited by Paavo Pylkkänen. xxii + 262 pp., figs., bibl., index. Volume 1. New York/London: Routledge, 1999. $40.

Brigham, David R. Public Culture in the Early Republic: Peale’s Museum and Its Audience. xii + 218 pp., illus., tables, bibl., index. Washington/London: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1995. $39.

Brosche, Peter; Dick, Wolfgang R.; Schwarz, Oliver; Wielen, Roland (Editors). The Message of the Angles: Astrometry from 1798 to 1998. (Acta Historica Astronomiae, 3.) (Proceedings of the International Spring Meeting of the Astronomische Gesellschaft Gotha, May 11-15, 1998.) 276 pp., illus., figs., tables, app. Thun/Frankfurt am Main: Verlag Harri Deutsch, 1998. DM 38 (paper).

Bruno, Giordano. Cause, Principle, and Unity, and Essays on Magic. Cause, Principle, and Unity edited and translated by Robert de Lucca. Essays on Magic edited and translated by Richard J. Blackwell. Introduction by Alfonso Ingegno. (Cambridge Texts in the History of Philosophy.) xxxvi + 186 pp., figs., index. Cambridge, Eng./New York: Cambridge University Press, 1998. $54.95.

Burnham, John C. How the Idea of Profession Changed the Writing of Medical History. (Medical History, Supplement 18.) xii + 195 pp., illus., index. London: Wellcome Institute for the History of Medicine, 1998. $50, 32.

Cadeddu, Antonio. Genesi di una Teoria Scientifica: Dalla generazione spontanea all’origine della vita. (Storie del Pensiero Scientifico, 2.) 372 pp., bibl., index. Cagliari, Italy: Cooperativa Universitaria Editrice Cagliaritana, 1998. L 40,000.

Capshew, James. Psychologists on the March: Science, Practice, and Professional Identity in America, 1929-1969. (Cambridge Studies in the History of Psychology.) xii + 276 pp., frontis., fig., tables, index. New York/London: Cambridge University Press, 1999. $59.95.

Caracostas, Paraskevas; Muldur, Ugur. Society, the Endless Frontier: A European Vision of Research and Innovation Policies for the Twenty-First Century. 202 pp., figs., tables, bibl. Luxembourg: European Commission, 1998. (Paper.)

Carozzi, Albert V.; Crettaz, Bernard; Ripoll, David (Editors). Les plis du temps: Mythe, science et H.-B. de Saussure. (Nouveaux Itineraires amoudruz, 5.) 368 pp., illus., figs., bibl. Geneva: Musee d’ethnographie, Annecy: Conservatoire d’Art et d’Histoire de Haute-Savoie, 1998. Fr 29 (paper).

Cartwright, David Edgar. Tides: A Scientific History. xii + 292 pp., frontis., illus., figs., tables, apps., index. Cambridge, Eng./New York: Cambridge University Press, 1999. $74.95.

Casanova, Giacomo. Lana Caprina: Une controverse médicale sur l’Utérus pensant à l’Université de Bologne en 1771-1772. Introduction and annotations by Paul Mengal. Translations by Roberto Poma. (L’Âge des Lumiéres, 4.) 230 pp. Paris: Éditions Honoré Champion, 1999. Fr 215.

Cassirer, Ernst. Leibniz’ System in seinen wissenschaftlichen Grundlagen. (Ernst Cassirer Gesammelte Werke, 1.) Edited and annotated by Marcel Simon. xii + 540 pp., bibl., indexes. Hamburg: Felix Meiner Verlag, 1998. DM 120.

Castellani, Elena (Editor). Interpreting Bodies: Classical and Quantum Objects in Modern Physics. x + 330 pp., figs., bibl. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, 1998. $65, 45 (cloth); $19.95, 14.95 (paper).

Chrimes, Mike (Editor). The Civil Engineering of Canals and Railways before 1850. Preface by Joyce Brown. (Studies in the History of Civil Engineering, 7.) xxxviii + 378 pp., illus., figs., tables, indexes. Aldershot/Brookfield: Ashgate/Variorum, 1998. $153.95.

Cixous, Helene. Stigmata: Escaping Texts. viii + 198 pp., illus., bibl. New York: Routledge, 1998. $19.99, Can $27.99 (paper).

Clark, William A. V. The California Cauldron: Immigration and the Fortunes of Local Communities. xvi + 224 pp., figs., tables, app., bibl., index. New York/London: Guilford Press, 1998. $27.95 (paper).

Cohen, Claudine. L’Homme des origines: Savoirs et fictions en préhistoire. (science ouverte.) 320 pp., illus., figs., bibl., index. Éditions de Seuil: Paris, 1999. Fr 149.

Cook, Alan. Edmond Halley: Charting the Heavens and the Seas. xvi + 542 pp., frontis., illus., figs., tables, bibl., index. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1998. $37.50.

Cotterill, Rodney. Enchanted Looms: Conscious Networks in Brains and Computers. xiv + 508 pp., illus., figs., app., bibl., indexes. Cambridge/New York: Cambridge University Press, 1998. $24.95.

Crowe, Michael J.; Dyck, David R.; Kevin, James J. A Calendar of the Correspondence of Sir John Herschel. 828 pp., apps., index. Cambridge/New York: Cambridge University Press, 1998. $150.

Cutting Edge (Editor). Desire by Design: Body, Territories and New Technologies. 256 + [xvi] pp., illus. London/New York: I. B. Tauris, 1999. $19.95 (paper).

Dann, Kevin T. Bright Colors, Falsely Seen: Synaesthesia and the Search for Transcendental Knowledge. xii + 226 pp., bibl., index. New Haven, Conn./London: Yale University Press, 1998. $30.

Day, Lance; McNeil, Ian (Editors). Biographical Dictionary of the History of Technology. xvi + 844 pp., indexes. Original publication 1996. New York: Routledge, 1998. $65 (paper).

Deacon, Terrence W. The Symbolic Species: The Co-Evolution of Language and the Brain. 528 pp., figs., tables, bibls., index. New York/London: W. W. Norton, 1997. $29.95, Can$39.99.

Debru, Claude. Philosophie de l’inconnu: Le Vivant et la recherche. Illustrations by Eska Kayser. (Science, Histoire, et Societe.) xii + 44 pp., figs., index. Paris: Presses Universitaires de France, 1998. Fr 158 (paper).

de Muris, Johannes. Johannes de Muris, De Arte Mensurandi: A Geometrical Handbook of the Fourteenth Century. Edited, with an introduction by H. L. L. Busard. (Boethius, 41.) 392 pp., figs., app., bibl. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner, 1998. DM 148, öS 1080.

Descartes, Rene. The World and Other Writings. Translated and edited by Stephen Gaukroger. (Cambridge Texts in the History of Philosophy.) xxxvi + 210 pp., illus., index. Cambridge, Eng./New York: Cambridge University Press, 1998. $59.95.

Dickenson, Victoria. Drawn from Life: Science and Art in the Portrayal of the New World. [xx] + 320 pp., illus., bibl., index. Toronto/Buffalo/London: University of Toronto Press, 1999. $80, 60 (cloth); $27.95, 18 (paper).

Dow, Arthur Wesley. Composition: A Series of Exercises in Art Structure for the Use of Students and Teachers. Introduction by Joseph Masheck. [vi] + 177 pp., figs., illus. 13th edition, reprint of original 1899 edition. Berkeley/Los Angeles/London: University of California Press, 1997.

Driscoll, Richard. The Stronger Sex: Understanding and Resolving the Eternal Power Struggles between Men and Women. xiv + 332 pp., bibl., index. Rocklin, Calif.: Prima, 1998. $22.95, Can$33.50.

Dubos, Rene. So Human an Animal: How We Are Shaped by Surroundings and Events. Introduction by Jill Cooper and David Mechanic. xxiv + 267 pp., index. Original publication 1968. New Brunswick, N.J./London: Transaction Publishers, 1998. $22.95 (paper).

Dyson, Stephen L. Ancient Marbles to American Shores: Classical Archaeology in the United States. xiv + 323 pp., illus., bibl., index. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1998. $35.

Eby, Clare Virginia. Dreiser and Veblen: Saboteurs of the Status Quo. xx + 228 pp., bibl., index. Columiba, Mo./London: University of Missouri Press, 1999. $34.95.

Elsasser, Walter M. Reflections on a Theory of Organisms: Holism in Biology. Introduction by Harry Rubin. xxviii + 160 pp., index. Originally published as Reflections on a Theory of Organisms in 1987. Baltimore/London: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1998. $15.95 (paper).

Euclid de Alexandrie. Les Éléments: Traduits du Texte de Heiberg. Volume 3, book X. Translated, with a commentary by Bernard Vitrac. (Bibliothèque d’Histoire des Sciences.) viii + 432 pp., figs., app., index. Paris: Presses Universitaires de France, 1998. Fr 298.

Everts, Saskia. Gender and Technology: Empowering Women, Engendering Development. xviii + 172 pp., bibl., index. London/New York: Zed Books (St. Martin’s Press), 1998. $49.95 (cloth); $17.50 (paper).

Feferman, Solomon. In the Light of Logic. (Logic and Computation in Philosophy.) xii + 340 pp., app., bibl., index. New York/Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1998. $49.95.

Ferdinand von Müller 1825-1896: Spuren eines australischen Botanikers in seiner Geburtsstadt Rostock. (Beiträge zur Geschichte der Universität Rostock, 22.) 94 pp., figs., illus. Rostock: Universität Rostock, 1998. (Paper.)

Ferguson, Moira. Animal Advocacy and Englishwomen, 1780-1900: Patriots, Nation, and Empire. [xviii] + 174 pp., bibl., index. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1998. $39.50.

Fiocca, Alessandra (Editor). Giambattista Aleotti e gli Ingegneri del Rinascimento. (Biblioteca di Nuncius, Studi e Testi, 31.) xxvi + 462 pp., frontis., illus., figs., apps., bibls., index. Florence: Olschki, 1998. L 88,000 (paper).

Fleming, James Rodger. Historical Perspectives on Climate Change. xiv + 194 pp., figs., tables, bibl., index. Oxford/New York: Oxford University Press, 1998. $45.

Freemon, Frank R. Gangrene and Glory: Medical Care During the American Civil War. 254 pp., illus., figs., tables, indexes. Madison, N.J./Teaneck, N.J./London: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 1998. $52.50.

French, Roger; Arrizabalaga, Jon; Cunningham, Andrew; Garcia-Ballester, Luis (Editors). Medicine from the Black Death to the French Disease. (The History of Medicine in Context.) viii + 342 pp., fig., index. Aldershot, Eng./Brookfield, Vermont: Ashgate, 1998. $84.95.

Friedman, Meyer; Friedland, Gerald W. Medicine’s Ten Greatest Discoveries. xvi + 264 pp., illus., index. New Haven, Conn./London: Yale University Press, 1998. $30.

Furth, Charlotte. A Flourishing Yin: Gender in China’s Medical History, 960-1665. "A Philip E. Lilienthal Book." xiv + 355 pp., illus., figs., tables, app., bibl., index. Berkeley/Los Angeles/London: University of California Press, 1999. $45, 35 (cloth); $17.95, 12.95 (paper).

Fyfe, Nicholas R. Images of the Street: Planning, Identity, and Control in Public Space. xvi + 286 pp., illus., figs., tables, index. New York/London: Routledge, 1998. $27.99 (paper).

Galbreath, Ross. DSIR: Making Science Work for New Zealand: Themes from the History of the Department of Scientific and Industrial Research, 1926-1992. 299 pp., illus., fig., app., bibl., index. Wellington: Victoria University Press, 1998. $49.95 (paper).

Galen. On Antecedent Causes. Edited and translated, with an introduction and commentary by R. J. Hankinson. (Cambridge Classical Texts and Commentaries, 35.) xvi + 350 pp., apps., bibl., indexes. Cambridge, Eng./New York: Cambridge University Press, 1998. $80.

Galligan, Edward L. The Truth of Uncertainty: Beyond Ideology in Science and Literature. xvi + 188 pp., bibl., index. Columbia, Missouri/London: University of Missouri Press, 1998. $29.95.

Gates, Barbara T. Kindred Nature: Victorian and Edwardian Women Embrace the Living World. xviii + 293 pp., illus., bibl., index. Chicago/London: University of Chicago Press, 1999. $20, 15.95.

Gatti, Hilary. Giordano Bruno and Renaissance Science. xii + 258 pp., illus., fig., bibl., index. Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell University Press, 1999. $45.

Gayon, Jean; Poirier, Jacques; Gens, Jean-Claude. La Rhétorique: Enjeux de ses résurgences. (Ébauches Ousia.) 244 pp. Brussels: Éditions Ousia, 1998.

Gehring, Walter J. Master Control Genes in Development and Evolution: The Homeobox Story. (Terry Lecture Series.) xviii + 236 pp., illus., figs., apps., bibl., index. New Haven, Conn./London: Yale University Press, 1998. $35.

Getz, Faye. Medicine in the English Middle Ages. xiv + 174 pp., bibl., indexes. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, 1998. $32.50, 21.95.

Gidley, Mick. Edward S. Curtis and the North American Indian, Incorporated. (Cambridge Studies in American Literature and Culture.) xii + 330 pp., frontis., illus., index. Cambridge, Eng./New York: Cambridge University Press, 1998. $59.95.

Gieryn, Thomas F. Cultural Boundaries of Science: Credibility on the Line. xiv + 398 pp., bibl., index. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1999. $58 (cloth); $21 (paper).

Gilgen, Albert; Gilgen, Carol K.; Koltsova, Vera A.; Oleinik, Yuri N. Soviet and American Psychology during World War II. (Contributions in Psychology.) xii + 242 pp., illus., apps., bibl., indexes. Westport, Conn./London: Greenwood Press, 1997. $59.95

Goldish, Matt. Judaism in the Theology of Sir Isaac Newton. (International Archives of the History of Ideas, 157.) xii + 244 pp., apps., bibl., index. Dordrecht/Boston: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1998. $195.

Goonatilake, Susantha. Toward a Global Science: Mining Civilizational Knowledge. (Race, Gender, and Science.) xiv + 314 pp., index. Bloomington/Indianapolis: Indiana University Press, 1998. $39.95 (cloth); $19.95 (paper).

Gottweis, Herbert. Governing Molecules: The Discursive Politics of Genetic Engineering in Europe and the United States. (Inside Technology.) x + 397 pp., illus., tables, app., bibl., index. Cambridge, Mass./London: MIT Press, 1998. $45.

Gribbin, John. Q is for Quantum: An Encyclopedia of Particle Physics. Edited by Mary Gribbin. Illustrations by Jonathon Gribbin. Timelines by Benjamin Gribbin. [viii] + 545 pp., illus., figs., app., bibl. New York: The Free Press, 1998. $35.

Griffiths, Sian; Wallace, Jennifer (Editors). Consuming Passions: Food in the Age of Anxiety. Preface by Auriol Stevens. (Times Higher Education Supplement.) xii + 208 pp., illus. Manchester/New York: Mandolin/Manchester University Press, 1998. $79.95 (cloth); $19.94 (paper).

Grmek, Mirko D. Western Medical Thought from Antiquity to the Middle Ages. Coordinated by Bernardino Fantini. Translated by Anthony Shugaar. [vi] + 478 pp., app., bibl., index. Cambridge, Mass./London: Harvard University Press, 1998. $49.95.

Guesnerie, Roger; Hartog, François (Editors). Des Sciences et des techniques: Un Débat. (Cahier des annales, 45.) 352 pp., figs., app. Paris: Editions de l’École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales/Armand Colin, 1998. Fr 120 (paper).

Harlan, Jack R. The Living Fields: Our Agricultural Heritage. xvi + 272 pp., illus., figs., tables, bibl., index. Cambridge, Eng./New York: Cambridge University Press, 1998. $52.95 (cloth); $19.95 (paper).

Harris, Henry. The Birth of the Cell. xii + 212 pp., illus., app., index. New Haven, Conn./London: Yale University Press, 1999. $30.

Harris, Neil. Building Lives: Constructing Rites and Passage. x + 198 pp., frontis., illus., app., index. New Haven, Conn./London: Yale University Press, 1999. $40.

Hayles, N. Katherine. How We Became Posthuman: Virtual Bodies in Cybernetics, Literature, and Informatics. xiv + 350 pp., fig., index. Chicago/London: University of Chicago Press, 1999. $49, 39.25 (cloth); $18, 14.50 (paper).

Henderson, Kathryn. On Line and on Paper: Visual Representations, Visual Culture, and Computer Graphics in Design Engineering. (Inside Technology.) xii + 238 pp., illus., figs., bibl., index. Cambridge, Mass./London: MIT Press, 1999. $30.

Herle, Anita; Rouse, Sandra (Editors). Cambridge and the Torres Strait: Centenary Essays on the 1898 Anthropological Expedition. xvi + 252 pp., frontis., illus., figs., tables, bibl., index. Cambridge, Eng./New York: Cambridge University Press, 1998. $74.95.

Horowitz, Roger; Mohun, Arwen (Editors). His and Hers: Gender, Consumption, and Technology. x + 240 pp., illus., figs., app., index. Charlottesville/London: University Press of Virginia, 1998. $49.50 (cloth); $18.50 (paper).

Iliffe, John. East African Doctors: A History of the Modern Profession. (African Studies, 95.) xii + 338 pp., fig., bibl., index. Cambridge, Eng./New York: Cambridge University Press, 1998. $64.95.

Inkster, Ian (Editor). Technology and Industrialisation: Historical Case Studies and International Perspectives. (Variorum Collected Studies Series.) viii + various paginations, figs., tables, index. Aldershot, Eng./Brookfield, Vermont: Ashgate/Variorum, 1998. $89.95.

Jacob, Francois. Of Flies, Mice, and Men. Translated by Giselle Weiss. [vi] + 158 pp., index. Original French publication 1997. Cambridge, Mass./London: Harvard University Press, 1999. $24.

Johnson, David E. Fast Tanks and Heavy Bombers: Innovation in the U.S. Army, 1917-1945. (Cornell Studies in Security Affairs.) xii + 212 pp., tables, bibl., index. Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell University Press, 1998. $37.50.

Kehoe, Alice Beck. The Land of Prehistory: A Critical History of American Archaeology. xiv + 288 pp., frontis., bibl., index. New York/London: Routledge, 1998. $80 (cloth); $22.99 (paper).

Kevles, Daniel J. The Baltimore Case: A Trial of Politics, Science, and Character. 510 pp., illus., figs., app., bibl., index. New York/London: W. W. Norton & Company, 1998. $29.95, Can$41.99.

Klein, Lawrence E.; La Vopa, Anthony J. (Editors). Enthusiasm and Enlightenment in Europe, 1650-1850. [vi] + 206 pp., illus., app. San Marino, Calif.: Huntington Library, 1998. $15 (paper).

Kocka, Jürgen; Mayntz, Renate (Editors). Wissenschaft und Wiedervereinigung: Disziplinen im Umbruch. (Interdisziplinäre Arbeitsgruppen Forschungsberichte, 6.) 540 pp., tables, apps. Berlin: Akademie Verlag, 1998. DM 78.

Kolocotroni, Vassiliki; Goldman, Jane; Taxidou, Olga (Editors). Modernism: An Anthology of Sources and Documents. xxii + 632 pp., illus., index. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1998.

Lerner, Barron H. Contagion and Confinement: Controlling Tuberculosis along the Skid Road. xviii + 244 pp., illus., figs., index. Baltimore/London: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1998. $42.50.

Livingston, William K. Pain and Suffering. Edited by Howard L. Fields. Foreword by Ronald Melzack. Historical note by Marcia Meldrum. Preface by Gerald Gebhart. xviii + 250 pp., illus., figs., apps., bibl., index. Seattle: IASP Press, 1998.

Longrigg, James. Greek Medicine: From the Heroic to the Hellenistic Age. A Source Book. xviii + 244 pp., apps., bibl., index. New York: Routledge, 1998. $25.99 (paper).

Loudon, Irvine; Horder, John; Webster, Charles (Editors). General Practice under the National Health Service, 1948-1997. xxx + 329 pp., figs., tables, apps., index. London: Clarendon Press, 1998. $85.

Machamer, Peter (Editor). The Cambridge Companion to Galileo. (Cambridge Companions to Philosophy.) xii + 462 pp., illus., figs., bibl., index. Cambridge, Eng./New York: Cambridge University Press, 1998. $59.95.

Marshall, John. Descartes’s Moral Theory. xiv + 177 pp., bibl., index. Ithaca, N.Y./London: Cornell University Press, 1998. $35.

Maurer, Bertram. Karl Culmann und die graphische Statik: Anhang mit umfangreichen Culmann-Texten. (Insitute für Baustatik der Universität Stuttgart, Report 26.) xvi + 554 pp., illus., figs., tables, apps., bibls., index. Berlin/Stuttgart: GNT Verlag, 1998. DM 80.

Mazlish, Bruce. The Uncertain Sciences. viii + 328 pp., app., bibl., index. New Haven, Conn./London: Yale University Press, 1998. $35.

McCormick, Barnes W., Jr. Aerodynamics of V/STOL Flight. viii + 328 pp., figs., app., index. Original publication 1967. Mineola, N.Y.: Dover Publications, 1999. $12.95 (paper).

McElheny, Victor K. Insisting on the Impossible: The Life of Edwin Land. (Sloan Technology Series.) xvi + 510 pp., illus., index. Reading, Mass.: Helix/Perseus, 1998. $30.

McGrayne, Sharon Bertsch. Nobel Prize Women in Science: Their Lives, Struggles, and Momentous Discoveries. xii + 451 pp., illus., figs., index. Revised edition. First published 1993. Secaucus, N.J.: Carol Publishing Group, 1998. $19.95 (paper).

McKinney, Michael L.; Drake, James A. (Editors). Biodiversity Dynamics: Turnover of Populations, Taxa, and Communities. xx + 530 pp., figs., tables, bibl., index. New York: Columbia University Press, 1998. $60, 48.

Merchant, Carolyn. Green versus Gold: Sources in California’s Environmental History. xxii + 490 pp., illus., figs., bibl., indexes. Washington/Covelo, Calif.: Island Press, 1998. $45 (cloth); $25 (paper).

Meyers, Amy R. W.; Pritchard, Margaret Beck (Editors). Empire’s Nature: Mark Catesby’s New World Vision. Foreword by Graham S. Wood and Edward J. Nygren. xx + 272 pp., illus., index. Chapel Hill: North Carolina University Press, 1999. $60 (cloth); $24.95 (paper).

Moser, Stephanie. Ancestral Images: The Iconography of Human Origins. Foreword by Clive Gamble. xxiv + 200 pp., illus., figs., table, bibl., index. Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell University Press, 1998. $39.95.

Mozley, Robert F. The Politics and Technology of Nuclear Proliferation. xiv + 320 pp., figs., tables, app., bibl., index. Seattle/London: University of Washington Press, 1998. (Paper.)

Nerad, Maresi. The Academic Kitchen: A Social History of Gender Stratification at The University of California, Berkeley. (SUNY Series, Frontiers in Education.) xvi + 196 pp., illus., tables, apps., bibl., index. Albany: SUNY Press, 1999. $19.95 (paper).

O’Brien, Michael J.; Lyman, R. Lee. James A. Ford and the Growth of Americanist Archaeology. xxii + 378 pp., illus., figs., tables, bibl., index. Columbia, Mo./London: University of Missouri Press, 1998. $42.50

Otter, Samuel. Melville’s Anatomies. xiv + 369 pp., frontis., illus., figs., bibl., index. Berkeley/Los Angeles/London: University of California Press, 1999. $48, 37.50 (cloth); $22.50, 16.95 (paper).

Patterson, Colin. Evolution. xii + 166 pp., frontis., illus., figs., app., bibl., index. Second edition. Original publication 1978. Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell University Press, 1999. $39.95 (cloth); $18.95 (paper).

Piszkiewicz, Dennis. Wernher von Braun: The Man Who Sold the Moon. xiv + 240 pp., frontis., illus., bibl., index. Westport, Conn.: Praeger, 1998. $27.95.

Pomata, Gianna. Contracting a Cure: Patients, Healers, and the Law in Early Modern Bologna. Translated by Gianna Pomata, with the assistance of Rosemarie Foy and Anna Taraboletti-Segre. xx + 294 pp., figs., tables, bibl., indexes. Original publication 1994. Baltimore/London: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1998. $42.50.

Popplestone, John A.; McPherson, Marion White. An Illustrated History of American Psychology. xiv + 222 pp., illus., bibl., index. Second edition. Original publication 1994. Akron, Ohio: University of Akron Press, 1999. $29.95 (paper).

Ptolemy. Ptolemy’s Almagest. Foreword by Owen Gingerich. Translated and annotated by G. J. Toomer. xviii + 694 pp., figs., tables, apps., bibl., index. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, 1998. $39.50 (paper).

Redlich, Fritz. Hitler: Diagnosis of a Destructive Prophet. xviii + 448 pp., illus., apps., index. New York/Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1999. $35.

Rose, Michael R. Darwin’s Spectre: Evolutionary Biology in the Modern World. x + 234 pp., bibl., index. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, 1998. $27.95.

Rosteck, Thomas (Editor). At the Intersection: Cultural Studies and Rhetorical Studies. (Revisioning Rhetoric.) xiv + 386 pp., illus., app., bibl., index. New York/London: Guilford Press, 1999. $23.95 (paper).

Rothman, Tony; Sudarshan, George. Doubt and Certainty: The Celebrated Academy Debates on Science, Mysticism, Reality, in General on the Knowable and Unknowable, with Particular Forays into Such Esoteric Matters as the Mind Fluid, the Behavior of the Stock Market, and the Disposition of a Quantum Mechanical Sphinx, to Name a Few. xvi + 320 pp., figs., index. Reading, Mass.: Helix/Perseus, 1998. $25, Can$36.50.

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Swedberg, Richard. Max Weber and the Idea of Economic Sociology. x + 316 pp., figs., tables, index. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, 1998. $29.95.

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Thompson, Lana. The Wandering Womb: A Cultural History of Outrageous Beliefs about Women. Foreword by Vern Bullough. 204 pp., illus., figs., bibl., index. Amherst, N.Y.: Prometheus Books, 1999. $19.95.

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