Isis Books Received, Quarterly Report to 30 May 1999

Abraham, Lyndy. A Dictionary of Alchemical Imagery. xxii + 249 pp., frontis., illus., bibl., index. Cambridge, Eng./New York: Cambridge University Press, 1998. $80.

Aceves, Patricia. Construyendo las Ciencias Químicas y Biológicas. (Estudios de Historia Social de las Ciencias Químicas y Biológicas, 4.) 271 pp., table. Villa Quietud, Mexico: Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana/Casa Abierta al Tiempo, 1998.

Alter, Stephen G. Darwinism and the Linguistic Image: Language, Race, and Natural Theology in the Nineteenth Century. (New Studies in American Intellectual and Cultural History.) xvi + 193 pp., illus., figs., bibl., index. Baltimore/London: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1999. $39.

Andersson-Skog, Lena; Krantz, Olle (Editors). Institutions in the Transport and Communications Industries: State and Private Actors in the Making of Institutional Patterns, 1850-1990. xx + 359 pp., figs., table, app., bibl., index. Canton, Mass.: Science History Publications, 1999. $49.95.

Andrews, Francis B. The Mediaeval Builder and His Methods. (Dover Books on History, Political and Social Science.) [xviii] + 112 pp., frontis., illus., apps. Reprint of 1922 edition. Mineola, N.Y.: Dover, 1999. $6.95 (paper).

Arnal, Yolanda Texera (Compiler). La modernización difícil: Henri Pittier en Venezuela, 1920-1950. Foreword by Leonor Gimenez de Mendoza. 704 pp., illus., tables. Caracas: Fundación Polar, 1998.

Bachmann, Manuel; Hofmeier, Thomas. Geheimnisse der Alchemie. 271 pp., illus., app., bibls. Basel: Schwabe and Co., 1999. DM78.

Barkan, Diana Kormos. Walther Nernst and the Transition to Modern Physical Science. xii + 288 pp., illus., bibl., index. New York/Cambridge, Eng.: Cambridge University Press, 1999. $64.95.

Bell, Rudolph M. How to Do It: Guides to Good Living for Renaissance Italians. xiv + 375 pp., illus., index. Chicago/London: Chicago University Press, 1999. $25, 19.95.

Benedetti, Alessandro. Historia corporis humani sive Anatomice. Introduced, translated, and edited by Giovanna Ferrari. (Biblioteca della Scienza Italiana, 21.) 365 pp., indexes. Rome: Giunti, 1998. L55,000.

Benson, Donald C. The Moment of Proof: Mathematical Epiphanies. [vii] + 331 pp., figs., tables, bibl., index. New York/Oxford, Eng.: Oxford University Press, 1999. $30.

Beretta, Marco; Pogliano, Claudio; Redondi, Pietro. Journals and History of Science. (Istituto e Museo di Storia della Scienza/Biblioteca di 'Nuncius,' 32.) (Based on the Conference, "Journals and History of Science," June 5-6, 1997.) viii + 268 pp., illus., app., index. Florence: Leo S. Olschki, 1998. L54,000.

Blay, Michel. La Naissance de la Science Classique au XVIIe Siècle. 128 pp., figs., bibl. Paris: Nathan, 1999. (Paper.)

Bolzano, Bernard. Bernard Bolzano: Miscellanea Mathematica 14. Edited by Bob van Rootselaar and Anna van der Lugt. (Bernard Bolzano-Gesamtausgabe, 2d series, 8.) 210 pp., figs., bibl., indexes. Stuttgart: Friedrich Frommann Verlag, 1999. DM 398

Bondeson, Jan. The Feejee Mermaid and Other Essays in Natural and Unnatural History. xiv + 315 pp., illus., figs., bibl. Ithaca, N.Y./London: Cornell University Press, 1999. $29.95.

Brand, Stewart. The Clock of the Long Now: Time and Responsibility. [vi] + 190 pp., illus., figs., bibl., index. New York: Basic Books, 1999. $22.

Brooke, John; Cantor, Geoffrey. Reconstructing Nature: The Engagement of Science and Religion. xii + 367 pp., illus., indexes. Edinburgh: T & T Clark, 1998. $49.95

Canine, Craig. Dream Reaper: The Story of an Old-Fashioned Inventor in the High-Tech, High-Stakes World of Modern Agriculture. [xii] + 300 pp., illus., figs., bibl., index. Originally published 1995. Chicago/London: Chicago University Press, 1999. $14.95 (paper).

Cao, Tian Yu (Editor). Conceptual Foundations of Quantum Field Theory. (Based on papers presented at the Center for Philosophy and History of Science, Boston University, 1-3 March, 1996.) xx + 399 pp., illus., figs., indexes. Cambridge, Eng./New York: Cambridge University Press, 1999. $100.

Capelotti, P. J. By Airship to the North Pole: An Archeology of Human Exploration. xxiv + 209 pp., frontis., illus., bibl., index. New Brunswick, N.J./London: Rutgers University Press, 1999. $26.

Cellucci, Carlo. Le ragioni della logica. (Biblioteca di Cultura Moderna, 1136.) xxviii + 403 pp., fig., indexes. Rome: Editori Laterza, 1998. L58.000.

Cetina, Karin Knorr. Epistemic Cultures: How the Sciences Make Knowledge. xviii + 329 pp., figs., bibl., index. Cambridge, Mass./London: Harvard University Press, 1999. $45 (cloth); $22.95 (paper).

Crease, Robert P. Making Physics: A Biography of Brookhaven National Laboratory, 1946-1972. xii + 434 pp., illus., figs., apps., bibl., index. Chicago/London: University of Chicago Press, 1999. $38, 30.50.

Crist, Eileen. Images of Animals: Anthropomorphism and Animal Mind. (Animals, Culture, and Society.) xvi + 245 pp., illus., figs., bibl., index. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1999. $34.95.

d'Espagnat, Bernard. Conceptual Foundations of Quantum Mechanics. Foreword by David Pines. (Advanced Book Classics.) xlvi + 301 pp., indexes. Originally published 1976. Second edition. Reading, Mass.: Perseus Books, 1999. $35 (paper).

Darnell, Regna. And Along Came Boas: Continuity and Revolution in Americanist Anthropology. (Amsterdam Studies in the Theory and History of Linguistic Science, 86.) xviii + 331 pp., frontis., illus., bibl., indexes. Amsterdam/Philadelphia: John Benjamins Publishing Co., 1998. $89.

Day, P. (Editor). The Search for Extraterrestrial Life: Essays on Science and Technology. xii + 167 pp., illus., figs., tables. Oxford, Eng./New York: Oxford University Press, 1998. $35.

Dean, Dennis R. Gideon Mantell and the Discovery of Dinosaurs. xx + 290 pp., illus., figs., app., index. New York/Cambridge, Eng.: Cambridge University Press, 1999. $69.95.

den Otter, A. A. The Philosophy of Railways: The Transcontinental Railway Idea in British North America. [xxiv] + 292 pp., illus., figs., index. Toronto/Buffalo/London: University of Toronto Press, Inc., 1997. $34.95.

DeVorkin, David H. (Editor). The American Astronomical Society's First Century. xii + 350 pp., frontis., illus., figs., tables, apps., index. Washington, D.C.: American Institute of Physics, 1999.

Dikötter, Frank. Imperfect Conceptions: Medical Knowledge, Birth Defects, and Eugenics in China. x + 226 pp., illus., app., bibl., index. New York: Columbia University Press, 1998. $27.50.

Dupont, Jean-Claude. Histoire de la neurotransmission. Preface by Claude Debru. (Science, Histoire et Societe.) viii + 305 pp., app., bibl., index. Paris: Presses Universitaires de France, 1999. Fr148 (paper).

Edison, Thomas A. The Papers of Thomas A. Edison: The Wizard of Menlo Park, 1878. Edited by Paul B. Israel, Keith A. Nier, Louis Carlat. Series Editor Robert A. Rosenberg. (The Papers of Thomas A. Edison.) xlviii + 919 pp., frontis., illus., figs., bibl., index. Baltimore/London: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1999. $75.

Elena, Alberto; Ordóñez, Javier; Colubi, Mariano (Compilers). Después de Newton: Ciencia y Sociedad durante la Primera Revolución Industrial. (Tecnología, Ciencia, Naturaleza, y Sociedad, 9.) 207 pp., illus., app. Barcelona: Anthropos Editorial, 1998. (Paper.)

Elichirigoity, Fernando. Planet Management: Limits to Growth, Computer Simulation, and the Emergence of Global Spaces. (Media Topographies.) xii + 131 pp., bibl., index. Evanston, Ill.: Northwestern University Press, 1999. $64.95 (cloth); $24.95 (paper).

Ernst, Carl H. Venomous Reptiles of North America. x + 236 pp., illus., figs., app., bibl., index. Washington, D.C./London: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1999.

Evans, James. The History and Practice of Ancient Astronomy. xiv + 480 pp., frontis., illus., figs., tables, apps., bibl., index. New York/Oxford, Eng.: Oxford University Press, 1998. $65.

Fahlbusch, Michael. Wissenschaft im Dienst der nationalsozialistischen Politik? Die `Voldsdeutschen Forschungsgemeinschaften' von 1931-1945. 887 pp., figs., tables, app., bibl., index. Baden-Baden: Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft, 1999. DM138 (paper).

Faraday, Michael. The Philosopher's Tree: A Selection of Michael Faraday's Writings. Compiled and with commentary by Peter Day. xvi + 211 pp., frontis., illus., figs., app., index. Bristol, Eng./Philadelphia: Institute of Physics, 1999. $75 (cloth); $29 (paper).

Fine, Edith Hope. Barbara McClintock: Nobel Prize Geneticist. (People to Know.) 128 pp., illus., app., index. Springfield, N.J./Aldershot, Eng.: Enslow Publishers, 1998. $19.95.

Finocchiaro, Maurice. Beyond Right and Left: Democratic Elitism in Mosca and Gramsci. (Italian Literature and Thought.) xii + 302 pp., bibl., index. New Haven, Conn./London: Yale University Press, 1999. $32.50.

Fisher, James T. Dr. America: The Lives of Thomas A. Dooley, 1927-1961. xiv + 304 pp., illus., fig., index. Amherst, Mass.: University of Massachusetts Press, 1997. $29.95 (cloth); $16.95 (paper).

Fishman, Jay; Sachs, David; Shaikh, Rashid (Editors). Xenotransplantation: Scientific Frontiers and Public Policy. (Annals of the New York Academy of Science, 862.) xxii + 250 pp., illus., figs., tables, index. New York: New York Academy of Sciences, 1998. $100 (paper).

Force, Roland W. Politics and the Museum of the American Indian: The Heye and the Mighty. xxviii + 504 pp., illus., app., bibl., index. Honolulu: Mechas Press, 1999. $33.

Fox, Robert; Nieto-Galan, Agusti (Editors). Natural Dyestuffs and Industrial Culture in Europe, 1750-1880. (European Studies in Science History and the Arts, 2.) xx + 354 pp., illus., figs., tables, apps., index. Canton, Mass.: Science History Publications, 1999. $49.95.

Gasman, Daniel. Haeckel's Monism and the Birth of Fascist Ideology. (Studies in Modern European History, 33.) viii + 482 pp., bibl., index. New York: Peter Lang, 1998. $69.95.

Gauchet, Marcel; Swain, Gladys. Madness and Democracy: The Modern Psychiatric Universe. Translated by Catherine Porter. Foreword by Jerrold Seigel. (New French Thought.) xxviii + 323 pp., bibl., index. Translation of 1980 edition of La Pratique de l'esprit Humain. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, 1999. $29.95.

Gazale, Midhat J. Gnomon: From Pharaohs to Fractals. xiv + 259 pp., illus., figs., tables, index. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, 1999. $29.95, 17.95.

Gilman, Sander L. Making the Body Beautiful: A Cultural History of Aesthetic Surgery. xxii + 396 pp., illus., index. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, 1999. $29.95, 17.95.

Görs, Britta. Chemischer Atomismus: Anwendung, Veränderung, Alternativen im deutschsprachigen Raum in der zweiten Halfte des 19. Jahrhunderts. (BBGNT, 23.) 240 pp., bibl., index. Berlin: ERS, 1999. DM 51 (paper).

Greene, John C. Debating Darwin: Adventures of a Scholar. iv + 288 pp., index. Claremont, Calif.: Regina Books, 1999. $34.95.

Grey, Michael R. New Deal Medicine: The Rural Health Programs of the Farm Security Administration. xx + 238 pp., illus., figs., tables, index. Baltimore/London: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1999. $42.50.

Heath, Thomas. Mathematics in Aristotle. Preface by Ada Mary Heath. (Key Texts: Classic Studies in the History of Ideas.) xiv + 291 pp., figs., app., index. Reprint of 1949 edition. Bristol, Eng.: Thoemmes Press, 1998. $22.95 (paper).

Heilbron, Johan. The Rise of Social Theory. Translated by Sheila Gogol. (Contradictions of Modernity, 1.) viii + 317 pp., index. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1995. $19.95 (paper).

Henry, Joseph. The Papers of Joseph Henry. Volume 7: January 1847-December 1849. The Smithsonian Years. Edited by Marc Rothenberg. Associate Editors Paul H. Theerman and Kathleen W. Dorman. Assistant Editor John C. Rumm. Research Assistant Deborah Y. Jeffries. xlviii + 707 pp., frontis., illus., figs., index. Washington, D.C./London: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1996. $80.

Henry, Joseph. The Papers of Joseph Henry. Volume 8: January 1850-December 1853, The Smithsonian Years. Edited by Marc Rothenberg. Assistant Editor Kathleen W. Dorman. Historians Deborah Y. Jeffries and Frank R. Millikan. xlx + 548 pp., frontis., illus., figs., index. Washington, D.C./London: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1998. $80.

Hill, Donald R. Studies in Medieval Islamic Technology: From Philo to al-Jazari--From Alexandria to Diyar Bakr. Edited by David A. King. (Variorum Collected Studies Series.) xxvi + various paginations. illus., figs., tables, index. Aldershot, Eng./Brookfield, Vt.: Ashgate, 1998. $110.95.

Hippocrates. Places in Man. Edited and translated with an introduction and commentary by Elizabeth M. Craik. xxiii + 259 pp., figs., apps., bibl., indexes. Oxford, Eng./New York: Clarendon Press, 1998. $85.

Hoffman, Banesh. Relativity and Its Roots. (Dover Science Books.) viii + 161 pp., frontis., illus., figs., index. Reprint of 1983 edition. Mineola, N.Y.: Dover Publications, 1999. $7.95 (paper).

Hoffman, Paul. The Man Who Loved Only Numbers: The Story of Paul Erdös and the Search for Mathematical Truth. [xii] + 302 pp., illus., figs., apps., bibl., index. New York: Hyperion, 1998. $22.95, Can$30.95.

Horney, Karen. The Therapeutic Process: Essays and Lectures. Edited with an introduction by Bernard J. Paris. xviii + 272 pp., bibls., index. New Haven/London: Yale University Press, 1999. $30.

Hoskin, Michael. The Cambridge Concise History of Astronomy. xiv + 362 pp., illus., figs., apps., bibl., index. Based on the Cambridge Illustrated History of Astronomy. Cambridge, Eng./New York: Cambridge University Press, 1999.

Hövel, Gerlinde. 'Qualitates vegetabilium,' 'vires medicamentorum,' und 'oeconomicus usus plantarum' bei Carl von Linne (1707-1778): Erste Versuche einer zielgerichteten Forschung nach Arznei- und Nutzpflanzen auf wissenschaftlicher Grundlage. (Braunschweiger Veröffentlichungen zur Geschichte der Pharmazie und der Naturwissenschaften, 42.) x + 452 pp., illus., figs., tables, apps., bibl., index. Stuttgart: Deutscher Apotheker Verlag, 1999. DM48 (paper).

Ihsanoglu, Ekmeleddin (Editor). Osmanli Astronomi Literatürü Tarihi: (History of Astronomy Literature during the Ottoman Period). (Islâm Tarih, Sanat ve Kültür Arastirma Merkezi.) ccvi + 1146 pp., illus., tables, apps., bibl., indexes. 2 vols. Istanbul: Research Center for Islamic History, Art, and Culture, 1997. $100.

Jouanna, Jacques. Hippocrates. Translated by M. B. DeBevoise. (Medicine and Culture.) xvi + 520 pp., bibl., indexes. Translation of 1992 edition of Hippocrate. Baltimore/London: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1999. $49.95.

Junker, Thomas; Engels, Eve-Marie (Editors). Die Entstehung der Synthetischen Theorie: Beiträge zur Geschichte der Evolutionsbiologie in Deutschland, 1930-1950. (Verhandlungen zur Geschichte und Theorie der Biologie, 2.) 380 pp., figs., tables, apps., indexes. Berlin: Verlag für Wissenschaft und Bildung, 1999. DM48 (paper).

Kammen, Daniel M.; Hassenzahl, David M. Should We Risk It? Exploring Environmental, Health, and Technological Problem Solving. xx + 404 pp., figs., tables, apps., index. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, 1999. $39.50, 23.95.

Kaufman, Polly Welts. National Parks and the Woman's Voice: A History. xvi + 312 pp., illus., app., bibl., index. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 1998. $18.95 (paper).

Kealey, Terence. The Economic Laws of Scientific Research. xii + 382 pp., figs., tables, index. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1997. $19.95 (paper).

König, Wolfgang. Künstler und Strichezieher: Konstruktions- und Technikkulturen im deutschen, britischen, amerikanischen und französischen Maschinenbau zwischen 1850 und 1930. (Suhrkamp Taschenbuch Wissenschaft, 1287.) 263 pp., bibl., indexes. Frankfurt am Main: Suhrkamp Verlag, 1999. DM 19.80.

Krebs, Robert E. Scientific Development and Misconceptions through the Ages: A Reference Guide. xviii + 286 pp., figs., tables, bibl., indexes. Westport, Conn./London: Greenwood Press, 1999.

Kushner, Howard I. A Cursing Brain? The Histories of Tourette Syndrome. xvi + 303 pp., illus., fig., app., index. Cambridge, Mass./London: Harvard University Press, 1999. $29.95.

Lamphere, Louise; Ragoné, Helena; Zavella, Patricia (Editors). Situated Lives: Gender and Culture in Everyday Life. 493 pp., illus., figs., bibls., index. New York/London: Routledge, 1997. $75 (cloth); $28.99 (paper).

Lanham, Url. Earth: The Sapphire Planet. (Dover Books on Earth Sciences.) 138 pp., index. Reprint of 1978 edition. Mineola, N.Y.: Dover Publications, 1999. $6.95 (paper).

Leary, William M. Under Ice: Waldo Lyon and the Development of the Arctic Submarine. Foreword by John H. Nicholson. xxviii + 303 pp., illus., bibl., index. College Station, Tex.: Texas A&M University Press, 1999. $32.95.

Leavitt, Judith Walzer (Editor). Women and Health in America: Historical Readings. x + 692 pp., figs., table, bibl. Originally published 1984. Second edition. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 1999. $65 (cloth); $27.95 (paper).

Lewis, Mark Edward. Writing and Authority in Early China. (SUNY Series in Chinese Philosophy and Culture.) viii + 544 pp., bibl., index. Albany, N.Y.: SUNY Press, 1999. $31.95 (paper).

Lichter, S. Robert; Rothman, Stanley. Environmental Cancer: A Political Disease? xiv + 235 pp., figs., tables, bibl., index. New Haven/London: Yale University Press, 1999. $35 (cloth); $17 (paper).

Lochrie, Karma. Covert Operations: The Medieval Uses of Secrecy. (The Middle Ages Series.) [vi] + 292 pp., bibl., index. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1999. $45, 34.

Lowe, Donald R.; Byerly, Gary R. (Editors). Geologic Evolution of the Barberton Greenstone Belt, South Africa. (Geological Society of America Special Paper, 329.) vi + 319 pp., illus., figs., tables, bibls., index. Boulder: Geological Society of America, 1999. $60 (paper).

Macfarlane, Allison; Sorkhabi, Rasoul B.; Quade, Jay (Editors). Himalay and Tibet: Mountain Roots to Mountain Tops. (Geological Society of America, Special Paper 328.) iv + 330 pp., illus., figs., tables, index. Boulder, Colo.: Geological Society of America, 1999. $70 (paper).

Mack, Arien (Editor). Humans and Other Animals. (Based on papers presented at "In the Company of Animals," April 1995 at the New School for Social Research, New York City.) xvi + 439 pp., illus., figs., tables, app., index. Originally published in 1995 as "In the Company of Animals," a special issue of Social Research. Columbus: Ohio State University Press, 1999. $45 (cloth); $20 (paper).

Maienschein, Jane; Ruse, Michael (Editors). Biology and the Foundation of Ethics. (Cambridge Studies in Philosophy and Biology.) viii + 336 pp., figs., app., index. Cambridge, Eng./New York: Cambridge University Press, 1999. $64.95 (cloth); $19.95 (paper).

Maines, Rachel P. The Technology of Orgasm: 'Hysteria,' the Vibrator, and Women's Sexual Satisfaction. (Johns Hopkins Studies in the History of Technology, 24.) xx + 181 pp., illus., bibl., index. Baltimore/London: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1999. $22.

Major, F. G. The Quantum Beat: The Physical Principles of Atomic Clocks. xiv + 475 pp., illus., figs., bibl., index. New York/Berlin: Springer, 1998. $49.95.

Mansfeld, Jaap. Prolegomena Mathematica:: From Apollonius of Perga to Late Neoplatonism. (Philosophia Antiqua, 80.) viii + 178 pp., bibl., indexes. Leiden/Boston/Koln: E. J. Brill, 1998.

Maxwell, Nicholas. The Comprehensibility of the Universe: A New Conception of Science. xvi + 316 pp., figs., bibl., index. Oxford, Eng./New York: Clarendon Press, 1999. $60.

McGinn, Colin. The Mysterious Flame: Conscious Minds in a Material World. xiv + 242 pp., index. New York: Basic Books, 1999. $24.

McGregor, Deborah Kuhn. From Midwives to Medicine: The Birth of American Gynecology. xii + 273 pp., illus., table, index. New Brunswick, N. J./London: Rutgers University Press, 1998.

McLaughlin, Hooley. The Ends of Our Exploring: Ethical and Scientific Journeys to Remote Places. x + 382 pp., illus., figs., index. Toronto: Malcolm Lester Books, 1999. $24.95 (paper).

Mills, John A. Control: A History of Behavioral Psychology. xiv + 246 pp., index. New York/London: New York University Press, 1998. $37.50.

Monmonier, Mark. Air Apparent: How Meteorologists Learned to Map, Predict, and Dramatize Weather. xiv + 309 pp., illus., figs., tables, app., index. Chicago/London: University of Chicago Press, 1999. $27.50, 21.95.

Mooney, Douglas D.; Swift, Randall J. A Course in Mathematical Modeling. (Classroom Resource Materials.) xx + 431 pp., figs., tables, apps., bibl., index. Washington, D.C.: Mathematical Association of America, 1999. $41.95 (paper).

Mooney, Linne R. (Editor). The Kalendarium of John Somer. Foreword by Robert E. Lewis. xii + 224 pp., frontis., figs., tables, apps. Athens, Ga.: University of Georgia Press, 1999.

Morantz-Sanchez, Regina. Conduct Unbecoming a Woman: Medicine on Trial in Turn-of-the-Century Brooklyn. xii + 292 pp., illus., figs., app., index. Oxford, Eng./New York: Oxford University Press, 1999. $30.

Müller, Gerhard H. Philosophia Scientiae: Travaux d'histoire et de philosophie des sciences. Studien zur Wissenschaftsgeschichte und -philosophie. Themen zur Geschichte der Biologie zum 60. Geburtstag von Professor Dr. Armin Geus. (Philosophia Scientiae, Cahier Spécial, 2.) 258 pp., illus., figs., apps., bibl. Nancy, France: Presses Universitaires de Nancy, 1998-99. Fr130, DM40.

Müller-Wille, Staffan. Botanik und weltweiter Handel: zur Begründung eines natürlichen Systems der Pflanzen durch Carl von Linné (1707-78). (Studien zur Theorie der Biologie, 3.) 351 pp., illus., figs., bibl., indexes. Berlin: Verlag für Wissenschaft und Bildung, 1999. DM48 (paper).

Mutel, Cornelia F. Flowing through Time: A History of the Iowa Institute of Hydraulic Research. Foreword by Virendra C. Patel. xvi + 299 pp., illus., figs., apps., index. Iowa City: Iowa Institute of Hydraulic Research, 1998. $20 (paper).

Netz, Reviel. The Shaping of Deduction in Greek Mathematics. (Ideas in Context, 51.) xviii + 331 pp., figs., app., bibl., index. New York/Cambridge, Eng.: Cambridge University Press, 1999.

Pahta, Päivi. Medieval Embryology in the Vernacular: The Case of De Spermate. (Mémoires de la Société Néophilologique de Helsinki, 53.) xii + 328 pp., frontis., apps., bibl. Helsinki: Société Néophilologique, 1998.

Panza, Marco; Roero, Clara Silvia (Editors). Geometria, flussioni e differenziali: Tradizione e innovazione nella matematica del seicento. (Istituto Italiano per gli Studi Filosofici, Seminari de Scienze, New Series, 8.) 476 pp., figs., bibl., index. Naples: Edizioni "La Citta del Sole," 1995. L52,000.

Parshall, Karen Hunger. James Joseph Sylvester: Life and Work in Letters. xviii + 321 pp., bibl., index. Oxford, Eng./New York: Oxford University Press, 1998. $98.

Pérez, Jorge Navarro. La Introducción de la Clínica en Valencia: Félix Miquel y Micó, 1754-1824. Forewords by Rita Barberá Nolla and María José Alcón Miquel. (Científicos Valencianos.) 308 pp., illus., bibl. Valencia: Ayuntamiento de Valencia, 1998.

Pico. Syncretism in the West: Pico's 900 Theses (1486). Text, translation, and commentary by S. A. Farmer. (Medieval and Renaissance Texts and Studies, 167.) xviii + 595 pp., illus., tables, bibl., index. Tempe, Ariz.: Medieval and Renaissance Texts and Studies, 1998. $32, L28.

Planck, Max; Runge, Carl; Karsten, Bernhard; Leopold, Adolf. Brieftagebuch zwischen Max Planck, Carl Runge, Bernhard Karsten und Adolf Leopold. Introduced and annotated by Klaus Hentschel and Renate Tobies. (BBGNT, 24.) 273 pp., illus., figs., apps., bibl., index. Berlin: ERS Verlag, 1999. DM55.50 (paper).

Poirier, Jean-Pierre. Turgot: Laissez-faire et progrès social. 459 pp., bibl., index. Paris: Librairie Academique Perrin, 1999. Fr159 (paper).

Proctor, Robert N. The Nazi War on Cancer. x + 380 pp., illus., figs., tables, bibl., index. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, 1999. $29.95, 17.95.

Pyenson, Lewis (Editor). Fortiter Feliciter Fideliter: Centennial Lectures of the Graduate School of the University of Southwestern Louisiana. (Publications of the Graduate School, 6.) vii + 84 pp., illus., figs., table, app. Lafayette, La.: University of Southwestern Louisiana, 1999. (Paper.)

Pyenson, Lewis; Sheets-Pyenson, Susan. Servants of Nature: A History of Scientific Institutions, Enterprises, and Sensibilities. xvi + 496 pp., illus., bibl., index. New York/London: W. W. Norton & Co., 1999. $32.50.

Ragep, F. Jamil; Ragep, Sally P. (Editors). Tradition, Transmission, Transformation: Proceedings of Two Conferences on Pre-modern Science Held at the University of Oklahoma. With Steven Livesey. (Collection de Travaux de l'Acadèmie Internationale d'Histoire des Sciences, 37.) xxxiv + 591 pp., illus., figs., tables, bibls., apps., index. Leiden/New York/Köln: E. J. Brill, 1996. $218.

Richter, Klaus. Die Herkunft des Schönen: Grundzüge der evolutionären Ästhetik. 352 pp., illus., figs., indexes. Mainz: Verlag Philipp von Zabern, 1999. DM78.

Riley, Glenda. Women and Nature: Saving the `Wild' West. (Women in the West.) xx + 279 pp., illus., index. Lincoln, Neb./London: University of Nebraska Press, 1999. $24.95 (paper).

Rothblum, Esther D.; Weinstock, Jacqueline S.; Morris, Jessica F. (Editors). Women in the Antarctic. (Haworth Innovations in Feminist Studies.) xviii + 250 pp., illus., app., index. Binghamton, N.Y.: Haworth Press, 1999. $39.95.

Ruse, Michael. Mystery of Mysteries: Is Evolution a Social Construction? xii + 296 pp., illus., figs., tables, app., bibl,. index. Cambridge, Mass./London: Harvard University Press, 1999. $27.50.

Santos, Miguel A. The Environmental Crisis. Foreword by Randall M. Miller. (Greenwood Press Guides to Historic Events of the Twentieth Century.) xx + 250 pp., figs., tables, app., bibl., index. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 1999. $39.95.

Schiller, Dan. Digital Capitalism: Networking the Global Market System. xx + 294 pp., index. Cambridge, Mass./London: MIT Press, 1999. $29.95

Schröder. Naturwissenschaft und Religion: Versuch einer Verhältnisbestimmung, dargestellt am Beispiel von Max Planck und Werner Heisenberg. 60 pp., bibl. Bremen: Science Edition, 1999. $15 (paper).

Schwartz, Jeffrey H. Sudden Origins: Fossils, Genes, and the Emergence of Species. xii + 420 pp., illus., figs., index. New York/Chichester, Eng.: John Wiley and Sons, 1999. $27.95.

Scott, Phil (Editor). The Pioneers of Flight: A Documentary History. xiv + 234 pp., illus., index. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, 1999. $24.95.

Selby, Cecily Cannan (Editor). Women in Science and Engineering: Choices for Success. (Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 869.) (Proceedings of a conference at the New York Academy of Sciences, March 1998.) xx + 263 pp., illus., figs., tables, app., index. New York: New York Academy of Sciences, 1999. $40 (paper).

Shapiro, Robert; Planetary Dreams. Planetary Dreams: The Quest to Discover Life beyond Earth. xiv + 306 pp., frontis., illus., index. New York/Chichester, Eng.: John Wiley and Sons, 1999. $27.95.

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Snead, David L. The Gaither Committee, Eisenhower, and the Cold War. x + 286 pp., illus., bibl., index. Columbus: Ohio State University Press, 1999. $39.95 (cloth); $19.95 (paper).

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Thagard, Paul. How Scientists Explain Disease. xviii + 263 pp., figs., tables, bibl., index. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, 1999. $29.95, L17.95.

Travis, Anthony S.; Schröter, Harm G.; Homburg, Ernst; Morris, Peter J. T. (Editors). Determinants in the Evolution of the European Chemical Industry, 1900-1939: New Technologies, Political Frameworks, Markets, and Companies. (Chemists and Chemistry, 16.) xii + 393 pp., illus., figs., tables, apps., index. Dordrecht/Boston/London: Kluwer, 1998. $195, 123, Nlg360.

Tyrrell, Ian. True Gardens of the Gods: Californian-Australian Environmental Reform, 1860-1930. xiv + 313 pp., figs., bibl., index. Berkeley/Los Angeles/London: University of California Press, 1999. $48, 35.

Valentino, David W.; Gates, Alexander E. (Editors). The Mid-Atlantic Piedmont: Tectonic Missing Link of the Appalachians. (Geological Society of America Special Paper, 330.) vi + 139 pp., illus., figs., tables, bibls. Boulder: Geological Society of America, 1999. $60 (paper).

Ward, Steven C. Reconfiguring Truth: Postmodernism, Science Studies, and the Search for a New Model of Knowledge. xx + 165 pp., bibl., index. Lanham, Md./New York: Rowman and Littlefield, 1996.

Weidman, Nadine M. Constructing Scientific Psychology: Karl Lashley's Mind-Brain Debates. (Cambridge Studies in the History of Psychology.) xx + 219 pp., figs., bibl., index. New York/Cambridge, Eng.: Cambridge University Press, 1999. $54.95.

Weiner, Douglas R. A Little Corner of Freedom: Russian Nature Protection from Stalin to Gorbachëv. xiv + 556 pp., illus., app., bibl., index. Berkeley/Los Angeles/London: University of California Press, 1999. $55, 35.

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Westendorf, Wolfhart. Handbuch der altägyptischen Medizin. (Handbook of Oriental Studies, The Near and Middle East, 36.) xviii + 853 pp., apps., bibls., indexes. 2 vols. Leiden/Boston/Köln: Brill, 1999. $188.

Willmoth, Frances (Editor). Flamsteed's Stars: New Perspectives on the Life and Work of the First Astronomer Royal (1646-1719). xvi + 271 pp., illus,. app., index. Rochester, N.Y./Woodbridge, Eng.: Boydell and Brewer, 1997. $75.

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