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Katerina Ierodiakonou and Sophie Roux (Eds.) Thought Experiments in Methodological and Historical Contexts. (Medieval and Early Modern Science, 15.) vi + 233 pp., bibl, index. Leiden/Boston: Brill Academic Publishers, 2011. €99 (cloth); $136 (cloth). ISBN#: 9789004201767


Michelle Allen-Emerson, Tina Young Cho, and Christopher S. Hamlin. Sanitary Reform in Victorian Britain. (Sanitary Reform in Victorian Britian, 1, 2, 3.) 3 volumes. xxxiv + xiii + xxi + 1196 pp., tables, bibl. London: Pickering & Chatto Publishers, 2012. $475, £275.00 three volume set (cloth). ISBN#: 9781848931633


Alexander C. T. Geppert, Editor. Imagining Outer Space: European Astroculture in the Twentieth Century.
xv + 393 pp., illus., bibl., index. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2012. $105 (cloth). ISBN#: 9780230231726. Also available in Kindle version.


Alison D. Morrison-Low, Sven Dupré, Stephen Johnston, and Giorgio Strano, Editors. From Earth-Bound to Satellite. (Scientific Instruments and Collections, 2.) xxix + 265 pp., illus., index. Leiden/Boston: Brill Academic Publishers, 2012. €99, $136 (cloth). ISBN#: 9789004211506


Alison Winter. Memory: Fragments of a Modern History. x + 319 pp., illus., bibl., index. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2012. $30 (cloth). ISBN#: 9780226902586. Also available in Kindle version.


Amy R. W. Meyers. (Editor, with the assistance of Lisa L. Ford.) Knowing Nature: Art and Science in Philadelphia, 1740-1840. xiv + 417 pp., table, bibl, index. New Haven: Yale University, 2011. $65. ISBN#: 9780300111040


André Millard. Beatlemania: Technology, Business, and Teen Culture in Cold War America. vii + 223 pp., illus., index. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2012. $50 (cloth); $22.95 (paper). ISBN#: 9781421405254

Andrea Falcon. Aristotelianism in the First Century BCE: Xenarchus of Seleucia. xi + 227 pp., index. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2012. $95 (cloth). ISBN#: 9780521876506. Also available in Kindle version.

 

Andrew Janiak and Eric Schliesser. Interpreting Newton: Critical Essays. Edited by Andrew Janiak and Eric Schliesser. x + 439 pp., app., index. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2012. $120 (cloth). ISBN#: 9780521766180. Also available in Kindle version.

 

Angus McLaren. Reproduction by Design: Sex, Robots, Trees and Test-Tube Babies in Interwar Britain. viii + 235 pp., index. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2012. $55 (cloth). ISBN#: 9780226560694. Also available in Kindle version.


Anja Skaar Jacobsen. Léon Rosenfeld: Physics, Philosophy, and Politics in the Twentieth Century. xii + 354 pp., illus., bibl., index. Singapore: World Scientific Publishing, 2012. $81 (cloth); £56 (cloth). ISBN#: 9789814307819. Also available in Kindle version.


Anna Marie Roos. Web of Nature: Martin Lister (1639-1712), the First Arachnolotist. xx + 478 pp., illus., bibl., index. Leiden: Brill Academic Publishers, 2011. $177 (cloth). ISBN#: 9789004207035


Annibale Fantoli. The Case of Galileo: A closed question? Translated by George V. Coyne. Xii + 270 pp., app., bibl., index. Notre Dame: University of Notre Dame; 2012. $28. ISBN#: 9780268028916


Anthony Grafton. The Culture of Correction in Renaissance Europe. xii + 244 pp., illus., bibl., index. London: The British Library, 2011. $45 (cloth).ISBN#: 9780712358453


Boris Chertok. Rockets and People: Volume IV The Moon Race. (Rockets and People, 4.) xliv + 663 pp., illus., index. Washington, DC: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 2011. $65.82(cloth). ISBN#: 9780160895593

Brian Balmer. Secrecy and Science: A Historical Sociology of Biological and Chemical Warfare. xiii + 168 pp., bibl., index. Farnham: Ashgate Publishing Limited, 2012. ISBN#: 9781409430568


C. Phillip E. Nothaft. Dating the Passion. vi + 319 pp., tables, app., bibl., index. Leiden/Boston: Brill Academic Publishing, 2012. €121, $166 (cloth). ISBN#: 9789004212190


Carlo Borghero. Les Cartésiens face à Newton: Philosophie, Science et Religion dans la Première Moitié du XVIII Siècle. (Bibliothèque de L'École des Hautes Études Sciences religieuses, 147.) 156 pp., illus., bibl., index. Turnhout, Belgium: Brepols Publishers, 2011. €50.44 (paper). ISBN#: 9782503541778


Catherine Jami. The Emperor's New Mathematics: Western Learning and Imperial Authority During the Kangxi Reign (1662-1772). xv + 436 pp., illus., tables., bibl., index. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012. $135 (cloth). ISBN#: 9780199601400. Also available in Kindle version.


Christopher P. Iannini. Fatal Revolutions: Natural History, West Indian Slavery, and the Routes of American Literature. 296 pp., illus., app., index. Chapel Hill, NC: The University of North Carolina Press, 2012. $45 (cloth). ISBN#: 9780807835562

 

Cyrus C. M. Mody. Instrumental Community: Probe Microscopy and the Path to Nanotechnology. (Inside Technology) xiii + 260 pp., illus., bibl., index. Cambridge: The MIT Press, 2011. $36 (cloth). ISBN#: 9780262134941. Also available in Kindle version.


Daniel Heller-Roazen. The Fifth Hammer: Pythagoras and the Disharmony of the World. 215 pp., illus., bibl., index. New York: Zone Books, 2011. $26.95 (cloth). ISBN#: 9781935408161


Daniel J. Fairbanks. Evolving: The Human Effect and Why It Matters. 352pp. Illus., table(s), bibl., index. New York: Prometheus books, 2012. $19.00 US (paper). ISBN#: 9781616145651. Also available in Kindle version.


Daniel Lewis. The Feathery Tribe: Robert Ridgway and the Modern Study of Birds. xxi + 346 pp., illus., bibl., index. New Haven, CT/London: Yale University Press, 2012. $45 (cloth). ISBN#: 9780300175523. Also available in Kindle version.


Daniela Bleichmar. Visible Empire: Botanical Expeditions and Visual Culture in the Hispanic Enlightenment. xii + 286 pp., illus., bibl., index. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 2012. $55.00 (cloth). ISBN#: 9780226058535

David Sepkoski. Rereading the Fossil Record: The Growth of Paleobiology as an Evolutionary Discipline. 432 pp., illus., app., bibl., index. Chicago/London: The University of Chicago Press, 2012. $55 (cloth); £35.50 (cloth). ISBN#: 9780226748559. Also available in Kindle version.


Denise Hillard. Traité des Eaux Artificielles: Édition Critique le Texte, ses Sources et ses Éditions (1483 à 1625).569 pp., illus., tables, index. Genève: Librairie Droz, 2012. $132 (paper). ISBN#: 9782600015202


Denise Phillips. Acolytes of Nature: Defining Natural Science in Germany, 1770-1850. 356 pp., bibl., index. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2012. $45 (cloth). ISBN#: 9780226667379. Also available in Kindle version.

Dimitrie Cantemir. L'Immagine Irraffigurabile della Scienza Sacro-Santa. Foreword by Vlad Alexandrescu.vi + 490 pp., bibl., index. Milano: Mondadori Education, 2012. €32 (paper). ISBN#: 9788800743938


Dominique Flament and Philippe Nabonnand, Editors. Justifier en mathématiques. 371 pp., illus., bibls. Paris: Éditions de la Maison des Sciences de l'Homme, 2011. €29 (paper). ISBN#: 9782735114146

 

Dora Musielak. Sophie's Diary: A Mathematical Novel. 279 pp., illus., app(s)., index. Washington, DC: Mathematical Association of America; 2012. $68.95 (cloth). ISBN#: 9780883855775


Elisa Andretta. Roma Medica: Anatomie D'un Système Médical au XVI Siècle. (Collection de L'École Française de Rome, 448.) 647 pp., illus., apps., bibl., index. Rome: École française de Rome, 2011. €80 (paper). ISBN#: 9782728308989


Gabrielle Hecht. Being Nuclear: Africans and the Global Uranium Trade. xx + 451 pp., illus., bibl., index. Cambridge: The MIT Press, 2012. $29.95 (cloth). ISBN#: 9780262017268. Also available in Kindle version.


Gad Freudenthal. Science in Medieval Jewish Cultures. Edited by Gad Freudenthal. xii + 547 pp., tables, bibls., indexes. Cambridge/New York: Cambridge University Press, 2012. $140 (cloth). ISBN#: 9781107001459


Geoffrey C. Bunn. The Truth Machine: A Social History of the Lie Detector. vii + 246 pp.,illus., apps., index. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2012. $34.95 (cloth). ISBN#: 9781421405308. Also available in Kindle version.


Gloria Pungetti, Gonzalo Oviedo and Della Hooke (Editors). Sacred Species and Sites: Advances in Biocultural Conservation. xxvii + 472 pp., illus., index. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2012. ISBN#: 9780521125758

Glyn Parry. The Arch-Conjuror of England: John Dee. xii + 335 pp., illus., app., index. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2011. $55.00. ISBN#: 9780300117196. Also available in Kindle version.


Gregory Schrempp. The Ancient Mythology of Modern Science: A Mythologist Looks (Seriously) at Popular Science Writing. xiv + 300 pp., illus., bibl., index. Montreal/Kingston: McGill-Queen's University Press, 2012. $32.95 cloth). ISBN#: 9780773539891. Also available in Kindle version.

Guenter B. Risse. Plague, Fear, and Politics in San Franciso's Chinatown. xii + 371 pp., illus., index. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2012. $39.95 (cloth). ISBN#: 9781421405100. Also available in Kindle version.


Helen Deutsch and Mary Terrall. Vital Matters: Eighteenth-Century Views on Conception, Life, and Death. viii + 333., illus., index. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2012. $70.00 (cloth). ISBN#: 9781442642584

 

Helge Kragh. Niels Bohr and the Quantum Atom: The Bohr Model of Atomic Structure 1913-1925. vi + 410 pp., illus., app., bibl., index. Oxford: University of Oxford Press, 2012. $62.99 (cloth). ISBN#: 9780199654987. Also available in Kindle version.

Hillel D. Braude. Intuition in Medicine: A Philosophical Defense of Clinical Reasoning. xxiv + 232 pp., illus., tables, app., bibl., index. Chicago/London: University of Chicago Press, 2012. $45 (cloth); £29 (cloth). ISBN#: 9780226071664. Also available in Kindle version.


Hiro Hirai. Medical Humanism and Natural Philosophy. (Medieval and Early Modern Science, 17.) xiii + 227 pp., app., bibl., index. Leiden/Boston: Brill Academic Publishing, 2011. €99, $136 (cloth). ISBN#: 9789004218710

Jean-Patrice Boudet, Anna Caiozzo, and Nicolas Weill-Parot, Editors. Images et Magie: Picatrix entre Orient et Occident. 389 pp., index. Paris: Honoré Champion, 2011. €105 (cloth). ISBN#: 9782745321633


Jeffrey P. Moran. American Genesis: The Evolution Controversies from Scopes to Creation Science. xi + 216 pp., illus., index. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012. $34.95 (cloth). ISBN#: 9780195183498


Jeremy A. Greene and Elizabeth Siegel Watkins (Editors). Prescribed: Writing, Filling, Using, and Abusing the Prescription in Modern America. x + 329 pp., illus., index. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2012. $65 (paper). ISBN#: 9781421405070


Joe Kember, John Plunkett and Jill A. Sullivan (Editors). Popular Exhibitions, Science and Showmanship, 1840-1910. xvi + 283 pp., illus., index. London: Pickering & Chatto Publishers, 2012. $99 (cloth). ISBN#: 9781848933064

Joel Isaac. Working Knowledge: Making the Human Sciences From Parsons to Kuhn. 314 pp., index. Cambridge, MA/London: Harvard University Press, 2012. $49.95 (cloth). ISBN#: 9780674065741. Also available in Kindle version.


Johannes Fontana. Opera iuvenalia de rotis horologiis et mensuris Jugendwerke über Räder,Uhren und Messungen. Edited and translated with Introduction by Horst Kranz. (Boethius, 65) 544 pp., illus., bibl., indexes. Stuttgart, Franz Steiner Verlag, 2011. € 74 (cloth). ISBN#: 9783515099097


John Burnham. After Freud Left: A Century of Psychoanalysis in America. Edited by John Burnham. 274 pp.,illus., apps., index. Chicago, IL/London: The University of Chicago Press, 2012. $35 (cloth); £22.50 (cloth). ISBN#: 9780226081373. Also available in Kindle version.

 

John C. Powers. Inventing Chemistry: Herman Boerhaave and the Reform of the Chemical Arts. viii + 260 pp., app., bibl., index.Chicago/London: University of Chicago Press; Chicago, 2012. ISBN#: 9780226677606. Also available in Kindle version.

John Cheng. Astounding Wonder: Imagining Science and Science Fiction in Interwar America. 387 pp., illus., index. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2012. $45 (cloth); £29.50 (cloth). ISBN#: 9780812243833


John S. Allen. The Omnivorous Mind: Our Evolving Relationship with Food. 319 pp., illus., app., index. Cambridge, MA/London: Harvard University Press, 2012. $25.95 (cloth). ISBN#: 9780674055728. Also available in Kindle version.


John Tresch. The Romantic Machine: Utopian Science and Technology after Napoleon. xvii + 408 pp., illus., bibl., index. Chicago/London: University of Chicago Press, 2012. $40 (cloth). ISBN#: 9780226812205. Also available in Kindle version.


Jonathan Strauss. Human Remains: Medicine, Death, and Desire in Nineteenth-Century Paris. xiv + 394 pp., illus., apps., index. New York: Fordham University Press, 2012. $90 (cloth); $30 (paper). ISBN#: 9780823233809

Joseph November. Biomedical Computing: Digitizing Life in the United States. 344 pp., illus., apps., index. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2012. $60 (cloth). ISBN#: 9781421404684. Also available in Kindle version.

Jost Lemmerich; Christian Matthei (Editors). Mein lieber Sohn! Die Briefe von Max Laue an seinen Sohn Theodor in den Vereinigten Staaten von Amerika 1937 bis 1946. 359 pp., index. Berlin: ERS-Verlag, 2011. € 25,50 (paper). ISBN#: 9783928577625

József Illy. The Practical Einstein: Experiments, Patents, Inventions. xi + 202 pp., illus., index. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2012. $60 (cloth). ISBN#: 9781421404578. Also avaialble in Kindle version.


Julie Anderson, Emm Barnes and  Emma Shackleton. The Art of Medicine: Over 2,000 Years of Images and Imagination. Foreword by Anthony Gormley. 255 pp., illus., apps., bibl., index. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2011. ISBN#: 9780226749365


Jürgen Renn and Peter Damerow. The Equilibrium Controversy: Guidobaldo del Monte's Critical Notes on the Mechanics of Jordanus and Benedetti and their Historical and Conceptual Background. (Max Planck Research Library for the History and Development of Knowledge, Sources 2) x + 376 pp., illus., apps., bibl. Berlin: Edition Open Access, 2012. 22,65 €. ISBN#: 9783869319599


Karin Orth. Autonomie und Planung der Forschung : Förderpolitische Strategien der Deutschen Forschungsgemeinschaft 1949-1968. Studien zur Geschichte der Deutschen ForschungsgemeinschaftBan, 8. 284 pp., tables, app., bibli., index. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verleg, 2011. €45 (paper). ISBN#: 9783515098328

 

Kaushik Sunder Rajan (editor). Lively Capital: Biotechnologies, Ethics, and Governance in Global Markets.
(Expermiental Futures: Technological Lives, Scientific Arts, Anthropological Voices) ix + 511 pp., illus., tables, bibl., index.  Durham/London: Duke University Press, 2012. $99.95 (cloth); $29.95 (paper). ISBN#: 9780822348207

Klaas Van Berkel. De Stem van de Wetenschap. Geschiedenis van de Koninklijke Nederlandse Akademie van Wetenschappen, 2-2008. 677 pp., apps., biblio., index. Amsterdam: Uitgeverij Bert Bakker, 2011. €49.95 (cloth). ISBN#: 978903513601


Kristian H. Nielsen, Michael Harbsmeir, and Christopher J. Ries (Editors). Scientists and Scholars in the Field: Studies in the History of Fieldwork and Expeditions. 476 pp., illus., apps., bibls., index. Aarhus/Copenhagen: Aarhus University Press, 2012. $67 (cloth); £50 (cloth); €54 (cloth). ISBN#: 9788771240146


Kurt Schmutzer. Der Liebe zur Naturgeschichte halber Johann Natterers Reisen in Brasilien 1817-1836. xii + 380 pp., illus., bibl., index. Vienna: Verlag der Österreichischen Akademie der Wissenschaften. € 59,50. (paper). ISBN#: 9783700169918


Kusukawa, Sachiko. Picturing the Book Of Nature: Image, Text, and Argument in Sixteenth-Century Human Anatomy and Medical Botany. xvii + 331 pp., images, apps., bibl., index. Chicago/London: University of Chicago Press, 2012. $45 (cloth); £29 (cloth). ISBN#: 9780226465296


L. Stephen Jacyna and Stephen T. Casper (Editors). The Neurological Patient in History. viii +264 pp., illus., app., bibl., index. Rochester, NY: University of Rochester Press, 2012. $75 (cloth). ISBN#: 9781580464123


Leonid Zhmud. Pythagoras and the Early Pythagoreans. Translated by Kevin Windle and Rosh Ireland. xxiv + 491 pp., index, bibl. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012. $185.00 (cloth). ISBN#: 9780199289318


Leslie Tomory. Progressive Enlightenment: The Origins of the Gaslight Industry, 1780-1820. x + 348 pp., illus., bibl., index. Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press, 2012. $28 (cloth). ISBN#: 9780262016759

Liborio Dibattista. Il Movimento Immobile: La Fisiologia di E.-J. Marey e C.E. François-Franck (1868-1921).
Biblioteca di storia della scienza, 54. xv, 338 pp., illus., table, bibl., index. Florence: Leo S. Olschki, 2010. €:35 (paper). ISBN#: 9788822260000

 

Marcelo Dascal and Victor D. Boantza. Controversies Within the Scientific Revolution. Edited by Marcelo Darscal and Victor D. Boantza. vi + 287 pp., illus., index. Amsterdam/Philadelphia: John Benjamins Publishing Company, 2011. €105 (cloth); $158 (cloth). ISBN#: 9789027218957


Margaret E. Derry. Art and Science in Breeding: Creating better chickens. viii + 281 pp., illus., app., bibl., index. Toronto/Buffalo/London: University of Toronto Press, 2012. $65. ISBN#: 9781442643956. Also available in Kindle version.


Maria Semi. Music as a Science of Mankind in Eighteenth-Century Britain. Translated by Timothy Keates. vi + 185 pp., illus., tables. bibl., index. Surry, England/Burlington, VT: Ashgate Publishing Company,2012. $99.95 (cloth). ISBN#: 9781409428688


Marlene Deahl Merrill and Daniel D. Merrill (Editors). Up the Winds and Over the Tetons: Journal Entries and Images from the 1860 Raynolds Expedition. xv + 118 pp.,illus., apps., bibl. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 2012. $34.95 (cloth). ISBN#: 9780826350978

Martha Fattori. Études sur Francis Bacon. 494 pp., bibl., index. Paris: Presses Universitaires de France, 2012. €49 (paper). ISBN#: 9782130580898


Martin Gierl. Geschichte als präzisierte Wissenschaft: Johann Christoph Gatterer und die Historiographie des 18. Jahrhunderts im ganzen Umfang. Fundamenta Historicavi + 458 pp., illus., app., bibl., index. Stuttgart-Bad Cannstatt: frommann-holzbogg, 2012. €168 (cloth). ISBN#: 9783772825682


Maxwell J. Mehlman. Transhumanist Dreams and Dystopian Nightmares: The Promise and Peril of Genetic Engineerings. ix + 274 pp., index. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2012. $29.95 (cloth). ISBN#: 9781421406695. Also available in Kindle version.


Miguel Garcí-Sancho. Biology, Computing, and the History of Molecular Sequencing: From Proteins to DNA, 1945-2000. (Science, Technology and Medicine in Modern History.) xiii + 242 pp., illus., bibl., indexes. New York/London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2012. $85 (cloth). ISBN#: 9780230250321. Also available in Kindle version.


Nancy Anderson and Michael R. Dietrich (Editors). The Educated Eye: Visual Culture and Pedagogy in the Life Sciences. viii + 318 pp., illus., app., index. Hanover, NH: Dartmouth College Press, 2012.$85 (cloth); $39.95 (paper). ISBN#: 9781611680447. Also available in Kindle version.


Nicholas Everett. The Alphabet of Galen: Pharmacy from Antiquity to the Middle Ages. Translated by Nicholas Everett. xv + 445  pp., illus., bibl., index. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2011. $39.95 (paper). ISBN#: 9780802098122


Niklas Thode Jensen. For the Health of the Enslaved: Slaves, Medicine and Power in the Danish West Indies, 1803-1848. 352 pp., illus., tables, apps., bibl., index. Copenhagen: Museum Tusculanum Press, 2012. $70 (cloth). ISBN#: 9788763531719

Olivier Darrigol. A History of Optics: From Greek Antiquity to the Nineteenth Century. xii + 327 pp., illus., bibl., index. New York: Oxford University Press, 2012. $63 (cloth). ISBN#: 9780199644377. Also available in Kindle version.

Paul L. Harris. Trusting What You're Told: How Children Learn from Others. 253 pp., tables, app, bibl, index. Cambridge, MA/London: The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2012. $26.95 (cloth). ISBN#: 9780674065727. Also available in Kindle version.


Philip Beeley and Christoph J. Scriba. Correspondence of John Wallis (1616-1703). Volume III (October 1668-1671). xxxiii + 630 pp., tables, bibl, index. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012. $585.00 (cloth). ISBN#: 9780198569473

Philipp von Hilgers. War Games: A History of War on Paper. Translated by Ross Benjamin. xii + 220 pp., illus., app., bibl., index. Originally published in German, Cambridge: The MIT Press, 2012. $28 (cloth). ISBN#: 9780262016971. Also available in Kindle version.

 

Renate Tobies. Iris Runge: A Life at the Crossroads of Mathematics, Science, and Industry. Foreword by Helmut Neunzert. Translated by Valentine A. Pakis. Science Networks Historical Studies, 43. xxii + 442 pp., illus.,  tables, app., bibl., index. London/New York: Birkhäuser, 2012. $149 (cloth). ISBN#: 9783034802291

Rhodri Lewis. William Petty on the Order of Nature: An Unpublished Manuscript Treatise. xiii + 176 pp., bibl., index. Tempe: Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, 2012. $55 (cloth). ISBN#: 9780866984478

Robert G. W. Anderson and Jean Jones (Editors). The Correspondence of Joseph Black. xiv + 1564 pp., illus., index., bibl., Surrey, UK: Ashgate, 2012. $525.00 two volume set (hardcover). ISBN#: 9780754601319

Rod Pyle. Destination Mars: New Explorations of the Red Planet. Forward by Robert Manning. 348 pp., illus., app., index. Amherst, NY: Prometheus Books, 2012. $19 (paper). ISBN#: 9781616145897. Also available in Kindle version.

Roger Ariew. Descartes Among the Scholastics. x + 358 pp., illus., bibl., index. Leiden/Boston: Brill Academic Publishing, 2011. €99, $136 (cloth).ISBN#: 9789004207240

Ronald G. Witt. The Two Latin Cultures and the Foundation of Renaissance Humanism in Medieval Italy. xii + 604 pp., bibl., index. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2012. $120 (cloth). ISBN#: 9780521764742. Also available in Kindle edition.


Sabine Rommevaux, Maryvonne Spiesser, and Maria Rosa Massa Esteve. Pluralité de L'Algèbre à la Renaissance. 348 pp., illus., bibl., index. Paris: Honoré Champion, 2012. €85 (paper). ISBN#: 9782745323989

Sara Turing. Alan M. Turing: Centenary Edition. Forward by Martin Davis. Afterward by John Turing. xxiv + 169 pp., illus., bibl. Cambridge/New York: Cambridge University Press, 2012. $29.99 (cloth). ISBN#: 9781107020580. Also available in Kindle version.


Sean F. Johnston. The Neutron's Children: Nuclear Engineers and the Shaping of Identity. 313 pp., illus., apps., bibl, index. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012.  $62.99 (cloth). ISBN#: 9780199692118. Also available in Kindle version.

Sonja Brentjes. Travellers from Europe in the Ottman and Safavid Empires, 16th-17th Centuries: Seeking, Transforming, Discarding Knowledge. Variorum Collected Studies Series, CS961. xxix + 352 pp., tables., index. Surrey: Ashgate Publishing Limited, 2010. $165 (cloth). ISBN#: 9781409405337

Staffan Müller-Wille; Hans-Jörg Rheinberger. A Cultural History of Heredity. xiii + 323 pp., illus., bibl., index. Chicago/London: University of Chicago Press, 2012. $45, £29 (cloth). ISBN#: 9780226545707. Also available in Kindle version.

Stephen J. Hornsby. Surveyors of Empire: Samuel Holland, J.F.W. Des Barres, and the Making of The Atlantic Neptune. xvii + 269 pp., illus., apps., bibl., index. Montreal: McGill-Queen's University Press, 2012. $39.95 (paper). ISBN#: 9780773538153


Steven Gimbel. Einstein's Jewish Science: Physics at the Intersection of Politics and Religion. viii + 245 pp., app., bibl., index. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2012. $24.95 (cloth). ISBN: 9781421405544. Also available in Kindle version.


Steven Seegel. Mapping Europe's Borderlands: Russian Cartography in the Age of Empire. 384 pp. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2012. $55 (cloth). ISBN#: 9780226744254. Also available in Kindle version.

Theodore W. Pietsch. Trees of Life: A Visual History of Evolution. xi + 358 pp., illus., bibl., index. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2012. $69.95 (cloth). ISBN#: 9781421404790


Thomas Robertson. The Malthusian Moment: Global Population Growth and the Birth of American Environmentalism. 320 pp., illus. Piscataway: New Jersey, 2012. $72.00 ISBN#: 9780813552712. Also available in Kindle version.

Till Düppe. The Making of the Economy: A Phenomenology of Economic Science. vii + 241 pp., index. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2011. $65 (cloth); £39.95 (cloth). ISBN#: 9780739164198. Also available in Kindle version.

Walter J. Moore. Erwin Schrödinger: Eine Biographie. 423 pp., illus., index. Frankfurt: Primus Verlag, 2012.
ISBN#: 9783863123017


Wilbur Applemaum. Venus Seen on the Sun: The First Observation of a Transit of Venus by Jeremiah Horrocks.
Translated by Wilbur Applemaum. History of Science and Medicine Library, 29. xxiv + 82 pp., illus., bibl., index. Leiden/Boston: Brill Academic Publishing, 2012. €99 (cloth); $136 (cloth). ISBN#: 9789004221932


William Rosen. The Most Powerful Idea In the World: A Story of Steam, Industry, and Invention. 400 pp., Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2012. $17. ISBN#: 9780226726342

 

Winston Black, Anne Hudson, Richard Sharpe, and James Willoughby (Editors). Henry of Huntingdon Anglicanus ortus: A Verse Herbal of the Twelfth Century. Translated by Winston Black. xii + 561 pp., app.,  bibl., index. Toronto: Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies, 2012. $175 (cloth). ISBN#: 9781851242849

Yu Xie and Alexandra A. Killewald. Is American Science in Decline?x + 230 pp., tables, apps., bibl., index. Cambridge, MA/London: Harvard University Press, 2012. $45 (cloth). ISBN#: 9780674052420

 

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