(The median citation count of Isis is 1. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 250 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2020-04-01 to 2024-04-01.)
A River Is Not a Pendulum: Sediments of Science in the World of Tides27
Troubling (Post)colonial Histories of Medicine: Toward a Praxis of the Human19
Taxonomy, Race Science, and Mexican Maize10
Slicing Sound: Speaker Identification and Sonic Skills at the Stasi, 1966–19899
The Circulation of Morphological Knowledge: Understanding “Form” across Disciplines in the Twentieth and Twenty-First Centuries8
Black Science: Amílcar Cabral’s Agricultural Survey and the Seeds of African Decolonization7
Primary and Secondary Causation in Samuel Clarke’s and Isaac Newton’s Theories of Gravity7
Co-teaching Botany and History: An Interdisciplinary Model for a More Inclusive Curriculum6
“The Sleeping Beauty of the Brain”: Memory, MIT, Montreal, and the Origins of Neuroscience6
In Praise of a Historical Storytelling Approach in Science Education5
A Roundtable Discussion on Collecting Demographics Data5
Duplicating Nature and Elements of Subjectivity in The Ethology of the Greylag Goose5
Innovation on the Reservation: Information Technology and Health Systems Research among the Papago Tribe of Arizona, 1965–19805
A Planetary Anthropocene? Views From Africa5
Constructing the Field in Interwar Social Anthropology: Power, Personae, and Paper Technology5
Normal Development: The Photographic Dome and the Children of the Yale Psycho-Clinic4
Inventing the Scientific Revolution4
Introduction: The Changing Pedagogical Landscapes of History of Science and the “Two Cultures”4
Knowing the Littoral: Perception and Representation of Terraqueous Spaces in a Global Perspective4
The Way We Live Now?4
Planetary Health Histories: Toward New Ecologies of Epidemiology?4
Hybrid Seeds in History and Historiography4
History in the Education of Scientists: Encouraging Judgment and Social Action4
Introduction: Reusing Research Film and the Institute for Scientific Film3
Whose Home Is the Field?3
Filming Fly Eggs: Time-Lapse Cinematography as an Intermedial Practice3
The Unmusical Ear: Georg Simon Ohm and the Mathematical Analysis of Sound3
An Epidemic for Sale: Observation, Modification, and Commercial Circulation of the Danysz Virus, 1890–19103
Motion to the Center or Motion to the Whole? Plutarch’s Views on Gravity and Their Influence on Galileo3
Mathematical Selves and the Shaping of Mathematical Modernism: Conflicting Epistemic Ideals in the Emergence of Enumerative Geometry (1864–1893)3
The History of Chemistry in Chemical Education3
Brightening Biochemistry: Humor, Identity, and Scientific Work at the Sir William Dunn Institute of Biochemistry, 1923–19313
Pig Mentations: Race and Face in Radiobiology2
Recovering Hygienic Modernity in the World of COVID-192
The Myth of the “One-Sex” Body2
An Okapi Hypothesis: Non-Euclidean Geometry and the Professional Expert in American Mathematics2
:Science on the Roof of the World: Empire and the Remaking of the Himalaya2
Generating Fields2
Mind the Gap: Acoustical Answers to Cosmological Concerns in First-Century b.c.e. China2
Flipping the Field2
So Who Cares? Taking Livingston out of Africa2
Dark Degenerations: Life, Light, and Transformation beneath the Earth, 1840–circa 19002
Sickness and Sweetness and Power2
A Feminist Physiology: B. J. Feijoo (1676–1764) and His Advice for Those in Love2
Cooking Niter, Prototyping Nature: Saltpeter and Artisanal Experiment in Korea, 1592–16352
Administration of Perception: Observing and Transcribing Dead Bodies in the Forensic Methodology of Qing China (1644–1912)2
Moving across the Zoo–Field Border: Heini Hediger in Congo2
Film ist. (1–6): An Exemplary Use of the Encyclopaedia Cinematographica2
Giovanni Battimelli; Giovanni Ciccotti; Pietro Greco. Computer Meets Theoretical Physics: The New Frontier of Molecular Simulation. Translated by G. Giobbi. (The Frontiers Collection.) 206 pp.,2
Learning to Live with the Virus2
Remaking “Michotte”: Reusing and Remaking Moving Images in the History of Perception Research2
Introduction: What Is a Field? Transformations in Fields, Fieldwork, and Field Sciences since the Mid-Twentieth Century2
Love Is a Problem of Knowledge2
Introduction: Reconsidering the Resources of Epistemic Tools2
Rethinking Collaboration: Medical Research and Working Relationships at the Iranian Pasteur Institute2
From the Radio Shack to the Cosmos: Listening to Sputnik during the International Geophysical Year (1957–1958)2
The Simple and Courageous Course: Industrial Patronage of Basic Research at the University of Chicago, 1945–19532
Making Place in the Field2
Michael Brooks. The Quantum Astrologer’s Handbook: A History of the Renaissance Mathematics That Birthed Imaginary Numbers, Probability, and the New Physics of the Universe. 256 pp. Melbourne/L2
The Climate Emergency Demands a New Kind of History: Pragmatic Approaches from Science and Technology Studies, Text Mining, and Affiliated Disciplines2
Using LoGart to Uncover a New Spatiality of Science in China2
Science Shaping Modernity: Stephen Gaukroger’s Four-Volume Series Completed2
Reconstructing Early Modern Artisanal Epistemologies and an “Undisciplined” Mode of Inquiry2
Biometry against Fascism: Geoffrey Morant, Race, and Anti-Racism in Twentieth-Century Physical Anthropology2
“Famine Foods” and the Values of Biodiversity Preservation in Israel-Palestine2
Earth System Science, Anthropocene Historiography, and Three Forms of Human Agency2
Who Wants to Be a Mathematician?1
Jonathan Betts. Marine Chronometers at Greenwich: A Catalogue of Marine Chronometers at the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich. 784 pp., illus., bibl., notes, index. Oxford: Oxford University 1
Making a Stable Sea: The Littorals of Eighteenth-Century Europe and the Origins of a Spatial Concept1
Eloge: Gabriele Oropallo (1976–2021)1
Eloge: Peter Hanns Reill (1938–2019)1
Francesco G. Sacco. Real, Mechanical, Experimental: Robert Hooke’s Natural Philosophy. (International Archives of the History of Ideas/Archives Internationales d’Histoire des Idées, 231.) xiv +1
Someday a Big Plague Will Come: Laurie Garrett’sThe Coming Plague: Newly Emerging Diseases in a World out of Balance1
Shooting Chicken Embryos: The Making of Ludwig Gräper’s Embryological Films, 1911–19401
Todd Timberlake; Paul Wallace. Finding Our Place in the Solar System: The Scientific Story of the Copernican Revolution. xvii + 378 pp., apps., notes, bibl., index. Cambridge: Cambridge Univers1
:Audubon at Sea: The Coastal and Transatlantic Adventures of John James Audubon1
Helge Kragh; Malcolm S. Longair (Editors). The Oxford Handbook of the History of Modern Cosmology. xiii + 608 pp., notes, bibl., index. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2019. £95 (cloth). ISBN 1
Eloge: Neale W. Watson (1934–2019)1
Whither Natural Magic? Science, Witchcraft, and the Decline of Magic in Henry More1
From Harmony to eHarmony: Charles Fourier, Social Science, and the Management of Love1
The Science of Shallow Waters: Connecting and Classifying the Early Modern Atlantic1
History of Science Society Virtual Forum, 20201
Simon Werrett. Thrifty Science: Making the Most of Materials in the History of Experiment. x + 315 pp., illus., notes, bibl., index. Chicago/London: University of Chicago Press, 2019. $45 (clot1
:Imperial Bodies in London: Empire, Mobility, and the Making of British Medicine, 1880–19141
Peter Roquette. The Riemann Hypothesis in Characteristic p in Historical Perspective. (History of Mathematics Subseries: Lecture Notes in Mathematics, 2222.) x + 233 pp., bibl., index. Cham, Sw1
Suman Seth. Difference and Disease: Medicine, Race, and the Eighteenth-Century British Empire. (Global Health Histories.) xv + 324 pp., bibl., index. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 20181
Amir A. Afkhami. A Modern Contagion: Imperialism and Public Health in Iran’s Age of Cholera. xv + 276 pp., apps., notes, bibl., index. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2019. $54.95 (c1
E. Nicolaidis (Editor). Greek Alchemy from Late Antiquity to Early Modernity. (De Diversis Artibus, 104 [N.S., 67].) 197 pp., figs., notes, index. Turnhout: Brepols, 2018. €80 (cloth).1
Joshua Nall. News from Mars: Mass Media and the Forging of a New Astronomy, 1860–1910. (Science and Culture in the Nineteenth Century.) 287 pp., notes, bibl., index. Pittsburgh: University of P1
:The Linguistics Wars: Chomsky, Lakoff, and the Battle over Deep Structure1
Robert J. Mayhew; Charles W. J. Withers (Editors). Geographies of Knowledge: Science, Scale, and Spatiality in the Nineteenth Century. (Medicine, Science, and Religion in Historical Context.) x1
A “Menace” or a Martyr to the Public’s Health?1
Anna Carolina Krebs Pereira Regner (1947–2020)1
Introduction: Rethinking History of Science in the Anthropocene1
Danielle Giffort. Acid Revival: The Psychedelic Renaissance and the Quest for Medical Legitimacy. xiv + 240 pp., bibl., index. Minneapolis/London: University of Minnesota Press, 2020. $25 (pape1
Ronald S. Coddington. Faces of Civil War Nurses. 424 pp., illus., notes, refs., index. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2020. $32.95 (cloth); ISBN 9781421437941. E-book available.1
Philip Steadman. Renaissance Fun: The Machines behind the Scenes. 418 pp., bibl., index. London: UCL Press, 2021. £50 (cloth); ISBN 9781787359178. Paper and e-book available.1
Curtis N. Johnson. Darwin’s “Historical Sketch”: An Examination of the “Preface” to the Origin of Species. xxx + 472 pp., bibl., index. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2019. £22.99 (cloth); IS1
Materializing COVID1
Werner Albert Golder (Editor). Celsus und die antike Wissenschaft. (Sammlung Tusculum.) 911 pp., bibl., notes, index. Berlin: De Gruyter, 2018. €79.95 (cloth). ISBN 9783110441659.1
Ana Romero de Pablos. Las primeras centrales nucleares españolas: Actores, políticas y tecnologías. 135 pp., illus., bibl. Madrid: Sociedad Nuclear Española, 2019. Free e-book; ISBN 978840908491
Kathryn Stevens. Between Greece and Babylonia: Hellenistic Intellectual History in Cross-Cultural Perspective. (Cambridge Classical Studies.) xx + 443 pp., bibl., index. Cambridge: Cambridge Un1
Rasmus Grønfeldt Winther. When Maps Become the World. 336 pp., color plates, halftones, app., refs., index. Chicago/London: University of Chicago Press, 2020. $37.50 (paper); ISBN 97802266747281
:150 Years of the Periodic Table: A Commemorative Symposium1
Rocío G. Sumillera; Jan Surman; Katharina Kühn (Editors). Translation in Knowledge, Knowledge in Translation. viii + 272 pp., index. Amsterdam: John Benjamins, 2020. $143 (cloth); ISBN 978902721
Christian Reiß. Der Axolotl: Ein Labortier im Heimaquarium 1864–1914. 304 pp., figs., bibl., index. Göttingen: Wallstein-Verlag, 2020. €30.80 (cloth). E-book available.1
Karena Kalmbach. The Meanings of a Disaster: Chernobyl and Its Afterlives in Britain and France. 236 pp., bibl., index. New York: Berghahn Books, 2020. $120 (cloth); ISBN 9781789207026. E-book 1
:Rethinking Stevin, Stevin Rethinking: Constructions of a Dutch Polymath1
Elizabeth A. Williams. Appetite and Its Discontents: Science, Medicine, and the Urge to Eat, 1750–1950. 433 pp., figs., notes, bibl., index. Chicago/London: University of Chicago Press, 2020. $1
Ulrike Kirchberger; Brett M. Bennett (Editors). Environments of Empire: Networks and Agents of Ecological Change. (Flows, Migrations, and Exchanges.) xii + 278 pp., tables, index. Chapel Hill: 1
M. Susan Lindee. Rational Fog: Science and Technology in Modern War. 296 pp., notes, refs., index. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 2020. $45 (cloth); ISBN 9780674919181.1
Andreas Mayer. The Science of Walking: Investigations into Locomotion in the Long Nineteenth Century. Translated by Tilman Skowroneck and Robin Blanton. 232 pp., illus., notes, bibl., index. Ch1
Brian C. Odom; Stephen P. Waring (Editors). NASA and the Long Civil Rights Movement. xi + 266 pp., index. Gainesville: University of Florida Press, 2019. $85 (cloth); ISBN 9780813066202.1
Ane Ohrvik. Medicine, Magic and Art in Early Modern Norway: Conceptualizing Knowledge. xvi + 302 pp., figs., tables, bibl., index. London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2018. $99.99 (cloth). ISBN 97811371
A Moral Obligation to Proper Experimentation: Research Ethics as Epistemic Filter in the Aftermath of World War II1
Subrata Dasgupta. The Second Age of Computer Science: From Algol Genes to Neural Nets. xxv + 326 pp., bibl., index. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2018. £28.99 (cloth). ISBN 9780190843861.1
Joan Steigerwald. Experimenting at the Boundaries of Life: Organic Vitality in Germany around 1800. (Science and Culture in the Nineteenth Century.) 472 pp., bibl., notes, illus., index. Pittsb1
Jeff Hardin; Ronald L. Numbers; Ronald A. Binzley (Editors). The Warfare between Science and Religion: The Idea That Wouldn’t Die. viii + 355 pp., index. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Pre1
:The Astronomical Clock of Strasbourg Cathedral: Function and Significance1
Alison E. Martin. Nature Translated: Alexander von Humboldt’s Works in Nineteenth-Century Britain. (Edinburgh Critical Studies in Literary Translation.) 280 pp., figs., bibl., index. Edinburgh:1
Mobilizing Moving Images: Reusing a German Flow Film of the 1920s for U.S. Science Education in the Cold War1
Anna Marie Roos. Goldfish. (Animal.) 206 pp., refs., bibl., index. London: Reaktion Books, 2019. £12.95 (paper); ISBN 9781789141351.1
Pankaj Sekhsaria. Nanoscale: Society’s Deep Impact on Science, Technology, and Innovation in India. 182 pp., notes, refs. Bombay: AuthorsUpFront, 2020. ₹495 (cloth); ISBN 9387280705. E-book ava1
Ernst Homburg; Elisabeth Vaupel (Editors). Hazardous Chemicals: Agents of Risk and Change, 1800–2000. (Environment in History: International Perspectives, 17.) xiv + 407 pp., index. New York/Ox1
Stefanie GängerA Singular Remedy: Cinchona across the Atlantic World, 1750–1820. xv + 238 pp., illus., notes, bibl., index. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2021. £75 (cloth); ISBN 9781101
Perrin Selcer. The Postwar Origins of the Global Environment: How the United Nations Built Spaceship Earth. xiv + 379 pp., notes, bibl., index. New York: Columbia University Press, 2018. $65 (c1
Theokritos Kouremenos. Plato’s Forms, Mathematics, and Astronomy. (Trends in Classics—Supplementary Volumes, 67.) vi + 152 pp., bibl., index. Berlin: De Gruyter, 2018. €99.95 (cloth); ISBN 97831
Lydia Barnett. After the Flood: Imagining the Global Environment in Early Modern Europe. xi + 250 pp., notes, index. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2019. $49.95 (cloth); ISBN 9781421
The Art of Compromise: New Maps in Local Gazetteers of the Late Qing Dynasty1
Viral Imagery of Dengue Fever in the Age of Bacteriology1
Mark Solovey. Social Science for What? Battles over Public Funding for the “Other Sciences” at the National Science Foundation. 408 pp., figs. Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press, 2021. $50 (paper); IS1
Brendan Dooley (Editor). The Continued Exercise of Reason: Public Addresses by George Boole. ix + 237 pp., notes, index. Cambridge, Mass./London: MIT Press, 2018.1
Between Aspiration and Reality: Folklore Film Work in Times of Upheaval1
Carla Bittel; Elaine Leong; Christine von Oertzen (Editors). Working with Paper: Gendered Practices in the History of Knowledge. x + 310 pp., figs., notes, bibl., index. Pittsburgh: University 1
:Beyond Sputnik and the Space Race: The Origins of Global Satellite Communications1
Arne Schirrmacher. Establishing Quantum Physics in Göttingen: David Hilbert, Max Born, and Peter Debye in Context, 1900–1926. ix + 120 pp., figs., app. Cham: Springer Nature, 2019. €51.99 (pape1
:Therapy Tech: The Digital Transformation of Mental Healthcare1
Joel Faflak (Editor). Marking Time: Romanticism and Evolution. x + 321 pp., index. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2017. $57.75 (cloth); ISBN 9781442644304.1
William R. Newman. Newton the Alchemist: Science, Enigma, and the Quest for Nature’s “Secret Fire.” xx + 537 pp., illus., notes, apps., index. Princeton, N.J./Oxford: Princeton University Press1
Steven R. Gullberg. Astronomy of the Inca Empire: Use and Significance of the Sun and Night Sky. (Historical and Cultural Astronomy.) 370 pp., figs., bibl., index. Cham: Springer International,1
Editors’ Introduction1
Jeremy Adelman (Editor). Empire and the Social Sciences: Global Histories of Knowledge. London: Bloomsbury Academic, 2019. $79.80 (cloth); ISBN 9781350102514. Paperback and e-book available.1
John H. Evans. The Human Gene Editing Debate. 216 pp., notes, bibl., index. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2020. £22.99 (cloth); ISBN 978-0197519561. E-book available.1
Thibaud Trochu. William James: Une autre histoire de la psychologie. 375 pp., bibl., index. Paris: CNRS Éditions, 2018. €25 (paper). ISBN 9782271089427.1
From the History of Science to Geoanthropology1
Byzantine Engagement with Islamicate Alchemy1
Rohan Deb Roy. Malarial Subjects: Empire, Medicine, and Nonhumans in British India, 1820–1909. xv + 332 pp., illus., bibl., index. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2017. £75 (cloth); ISBN1
Glen E. Rodgers. Traveling with the Atom: A Scientific Guide to Europe and Beyond. 551 pp., app., indexes. Croydon: Royal Society of Chemistry, 2019. £29.99 (paper); ISBN 9781788015288. E-book 1
:Erdöl: Ein Atlas der Petromoderne1
James Dougal Fleming. The Mirror of Information in Early Modern England: John Wilkins and the Universal Character. xiii + 292 pp., figs., bibl., index. Cham, Switzerland: Palgrave Macmillan, 201
Peter Ayres. Women and the Natural Sciences in Edwardian Britain: In Search of Fellowship. (Palgrave Studies in the History of Science and Technology.) xix + 228 pp., illus., app., bibl., index1
Margery Fee. Polar Bear. (Animal.) 224 pp., figs., bibl., index. London: Reaktion Books, 2019. £12.95 (paper); ISBN 9781789141467.1
Paul J. Nahin. Hot Molecules, Cold Electrons: From the Mathematics of Heat to the Development of the Trans-Atlantic Cable. Princeton, N.J./Oxford: Princeton University Press, 2020. 232 pp., app1
Peter J Bowler. A History of the Future: Prophets of Progress from H. G. Wells to Isaac Asimov. x + 287 pp., figs., illus., notes, bibl., index. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2017. $741
:Fiction without Humanity: Person, Animal, Thing in Early Enlightenment Literature and Culture1
:The Ascent of GIM, the Global Intelligent Machine: A History of Production and Information Machines1
James Mahaffey. Atomic Adventures: Secret Islands, Forgotten N-Rays, and Isotopic Murder—A Journey into the Wild World of Nuclear Science. xxxiii + 363 pp., illus., bibl., index. New York/Londo1
Jost Lemmerich. Max von Laue—Furchtlos und treu: Eine Biographie des Nobelpreisträgers für Physik. 591 pp., illus. Rangsdorf: Basilisken-Presse, 2020. €68 (cloth); ISBN 9783941365568.1
Cornel Zwierlein. Imperial Unknowns: The French and British in the Mediterranean, 1650–1750. xiii + 400 pp., figs., bibl., index. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2018. £29.99 (paper); IS1
Crash Course History of Science: Popular Science for General Education?1
:The Age of Pandemics, 1817–1920: How They Shaped India and the World1
William J. Ashworth. The Trinity Circle: Anxiety, Intelligence, and Knowledge Creation in Nineteenth-Century England. 312 pp., notes, bibl., index. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 21
Gary Patterson. Chemistry in Seventeenth-Century New England. 102 pp. Berlin: Springer, 2020. $59.99 (paper); ISBN 9783030432607. E-book available.1
Epidemic Years: A Third Look1
:Mildred Trotter and the Invisible Histories of Physical and Forensic Anthropology1
:Calendars in the Making: The Origins of Calendars from the Roman Empire to the Later Middle Ages1
:Darwin’s Argument by Analogy: From Artificial to Natural Selection1
Punch-Drunk Slugnuts: Violence and the Vernacular History of Disease1
Petros Bouras-Vallianatos. Innovation in Byzantine Medicine: The Writings of John Zacharias Aktouarios (c. 1275–c. 1330). (Oxford Studies in Byzantium.) 368 pp., illus. Oxford: Oxford Universit1
:Biotic Borders: Transpacific Plant and Insect Migration and the Rise of Anti-Asian Racism in America, 1890–19501
John Troyer. Technologies of the Human Corpse. 272 pp., illus. Cambridge, Mass./London: MIT Press, 2020. $24.95 (cloth); ISBN 9780262043816. Paper and e-book available.1
Emmanuel Didier. America by the Numbers: Quantification, Democracy, and the Birth of National Statistics. Translated by Priya Vari Sen. 432 pp., illus., bibl., index. Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Pres1
Editors’ Note1
Daniel A. Barber. Modern Architecture and Climate: Design before Air Conditioning. 336 pp., illus., notes, bibl., index. Princeton, N.J./Oxford: Princeton University Press, 2020. $60 (cloth); I1
Jennifer Johung. Vital Forms: Biological Art, Architecture, and the Dependencies of Life. 200 pp., figs., notes, index. Minneapolis/London: University of Minnesota Press, 2019. $27 (paper); ISB1
Maria Pia Donato (Editor). Medicine and the Inquisition in the Early Modern World. viii + 210 pp., index. Leiden/Boston: Brill, 2019. €95 (cloth). ISBN 9789004386457.1
Letter to the Editor1
Else Wegener-Köppen (Editor). Wladimir Köppen—Scholar for Life / Wladimir Köppen—Ein Gelehrtenleben für die Meteorologie. 313 pp. Stuttgart: Borntraeger Science Publishers, 2018. €34.80 (cloth)1
One Small Step for Man, One Giant Leap for Moon Microbes? Interpretations of Risk and the Limits of Quarantine in NASA’s Apollo Program1
Paolo Palmieri (Translator). A Translation of Luigi Paolucci’s On Birdsong: Phenomenology, Animal Psychology, and Biology. xvii + 211 pp., index. New York: Peter Lang, 2018. $99.95 (cloth). E-b1
Kären Wigen; Caroline Winterer (Editors). Time in Maps: From the Age of Discovery to Our Digital Era. 272 pp., illus., maps, index. Chicago/London: University of Chicago Press, 2020. $45 (cloth1
Margaret Willes. The Curious World of Samuel Pepys and John Evelyn. xx + 282 pp., illus., app., notes, bibl., index. New Haven, Conn./London: Yale University Press, 2017. £10.99 (paper); ISBN 91
Water and Planetary History1
Domenico Bertoloni Meli. Mechanism: A Visual, Lexical, and Conceptual History. xii + 188 pp., notes, bibl., index. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 2019. $45 (cloth). E-book availabl1
Bill Jenkins. Evolution before Darwin: Theories of the Transmutation of Species in Edinburgh, 1804–1834. 232 pp., bibl. Edinburgh: University of Edinburgh Press, 2019. £80 (cloth); ISBN 97814741
Hanna Roman. The Language of Nature in Buffon’s “Histoire naturelle.” (Oxford University Studies in the Enlightenment, 10.) xi + 210 pp., bibl., index. Liverpool: Liverpool University Press on 1
Dániel Bárth. The Exorcist of Sombor: The Mentality of an Eighteenth-Century Franciscan Friar. (Microhistories.) 304 pp. New York: Routledge, 2020. $160 (cloth); ISBN 9780367356798. E-book avai1
John F. Marra. Hot Carbon: Carbon-14 and a Revolution in Science. xii + 264 pp., bibl., index. New York: Columbia University Press, 2019. $35 (cloth); ISBN 9780231186704. E-book available.1
Hilary A. Smith. Forgotten Disease: Illnesses Transformed in Chinese Medicine. (Studies of the Weatherhead East Asian Institute, Columbia University.) x + 232 pp., notes, bibl., index. Stanford1
Petros Bouras-Vallianatos; Barbara Zipser (Editors). Brill’s Companion to the Reception of Galen. (Brill’s Companions to Classical Reception, 17.) xxvi + 684 pp., figs., bibl., indexes. Leiden:1
Bharat Jayram Venkat. At the Limits of Cure. 304 pp., bibl., index. Durham, N.C.: Duke University Press, 2021. $27.95 (paper); ISBN 9781478014720. Cloth available.1
Ewen Bowie (Editor). Herodotus: Narrator, Scientist, Historian. (Trends in Classics: Supplementary Volumes, 59.) viii + 348 pp., bibl., index. Berlin: De Gruyter, 2018. €109.95 (cloth). ISBN 971
Sam White; Christian Pfister; Franz Mauelshagen (Editors). The Palgrave Handbook of Climate History. xxv + 656 pp., figs., tables, index. London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2018. $210 (cloth); ISBN 971
Esha Shah. Who Is the Scientist-Subject? Affective History of the Gene. (Science and Technology Studies.) xii + 173 pp., notes, bibl., index. London/New York: Routledge, 2018. £115 (cloth); ISB1
Eva Dolezel; Rainer Godel; Andreas Pečar; Holger Zaunstöck (Editors). Ordnen—Vernetzen—Vermitteln: Kunst- und Naturalienkammern der Frühen Neuzeit als Lehr- und Lernorte. (Acta Historica Leopol1
History of Science Society Annual Meeting, 20191
:Bikes and Bloomers: Victorian Women Inventors and Their Extraordinary Cycle Wear1
Richard J. King. Ahab’s Rolling Sea: A Natural History of Moby-Dick. 464 pp., figs., notes, bibl., plates, index. Chicago/London: University of Chicago Press, 2019. $30 (cloth). E-book availabl1
:Life in Space: NASA Life Sciences Research during the Late Twentieth Century1
The Prenatal Gaze1
Christopher Braider. Experimental Selves: Person and Experience in Early Modern Europe. xiv + 419 pp., illus., notes, bibl., index. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2018. $67.50 (cloth). E1
Arthur P. Molella; Scott Gabriel Knowles (Editors). World’s Fairs in the Cold War: Science, Technology, and the Culture of Progress. x + 290 pp., notes, bibl., index. Pittsburgh: University of 1
George E. Smith; Raghav Seth. Brownian Motion and Molecular Reality: A Study in Theory-Mediated Measurement. (Oxford Studies in Philosophy of Science.) 468 pp., bibl., index. Oxford: Oxford Uni1
Flower Breeding in Early Modern Istanbul: A Science of Seeds1
Catherine L. Newell. Destined for the Stars: Faith, the Future, and America’s Final Frontier. xii + 292 pp., illus., notes, bibl., index. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 2019. $45 (1
HSS Virtual Forum: Futures Series1
The Post-Heroic Field1
Patrick Armstrong. Alfred Russel Wallace. (Critical Lives.) 174 pp., illus., bibl. London: Reaktion Books, 2019. £11.99 (paper). ISBN 9781789140859.1
Dolores L. Augustine. Taking on Technocracy: Nuclear Power in Germany, 1945 to the Present. (Protest, Culture, and Society, 24.) xiii + 286 pp., illus., figs., bibl., index. New York/Oxford: Be1
Neeraja Sankaran. A Tale of Two Viruses: Parallels in the Research Trajectories of Tumor and Bacterial Viruses. 312 pp., notes, bibl., index. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 2021. $1
Rob Boddice. Humane Professions: The Defense of Experimental Medicine, 1876–1914. x + 204 pp., illus., index. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2021. £75 (cloth); ISBN 9781108490092. E-boo1
Thomas Dodman. What Nostalgia Was: War, Empire, and the Time of a Deadly Emotion. xi + 275 pp., notes, index. Chicago/London: University of Chicago Press, 2018. $35 (paper); ISBN 9780226492940.1
Mediterraneanizing Europe: The Project of Subaltern Race and the Postimperial Search for Hybridity1
Roger J. Lederer. The Art of the Bird: The History of Ornithological Art through Forty Artists. 224 pp., bibl., index. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2019. $35 (cloth). E-book available.1
Carlos Steel; Steven Vanden Broecke; David Juste; Shlomo Sela (Editors). The Astrological Autobiography of a Medieval Philosopher: Henry Bate’s Nativitas (1280–81).(Ancient and Medieval Philoso1
:Health Disparities in the United States: Social Class, Race, Ethnicity, and the Social Determinants of Health1
Ilaria Scaglia. The Emotions of Internationalism: Feeling International Cooperation in the Alps in the Interwar Period. (Emotions in History.) 256 pp., illus., bibl., index. Oxford: Oxford Univ1
José Chabás. Computational Astronomy in the Middle Ages: Sets of Astronomical Tables in Latin. (Estudios sobre la Ciencia, 72.) 456 pp., illus., bibl., index. Madrid: Consejo Superior de Invest1
Andrew Scull. Psychiatry and Its Discontents. xiii + 356 pp., notes, index. Oakland: University of California Press, 2019. $29.95 (cloth). E-book available.1
:Cancer Virus Hunters: A History of Tumor Virology1
The Complicated History of Science and Religion1
:The Perfection of Nature: Animals, Breeding, and Race in the Renaissance1
:Genetic Crossroads: The Middle East and the Science of Human Heredity1
Christopher Byrne. Aristotle’s Science of Matter and Motion. x + 196 pp., notes, bibl., index. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2018. $59 (cloth); ISBN 9781487503963. E-book available.1
Lucia Raggetti. ʿĪsā ibn ʿAlī’s Book on the Useful Properties of Animal Parts: Edition, Translation, and Study of a Fluid Tradition. (Science, Technology, and Medicine in Ancient Cultures, 6.) 1
A Darwinian Murder: The Role of the Barré-Lebiez Affair in the Diffusion of Darwinism in Nineteenth-Century France1
:The House of Sciences: The First Modern University in the Muslim World1
Edward J. Gillin. Sound Authorities: Scientific and Musical Knowledge in Nineteenth-Century Britain. 320 pp., illus., notes, bibl., index. Chicago/London: University of Chicago Press, 2021. $501
Nikolai Krementsov. With and Without Galton: Vasilii Florinskii and the Fate of Eugenics in Russia. xxv + 666 pp., illus., notes, index. Cambridge: Open Book Publishers, 2018. £22.95 (paper); I1
Timothy Paul Grove. Christ Came Forth from India: Georgian Astrological Texts of the Seventeenth, Eighteenth, and Nineteenth Centuries. (Eurasian Studies Library, 15.) xxii + 463 pp. Leiden: Br1
Jonathan Rees. The Chemistry of Fear: Harvey Wiley’s Fight for Pure Food. 320 pp., illus., notes, index. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2021. $34.95 (cloth); ISBN 97811421439952. E-1
The Making of a Man of Science: Darwin’s Development in a Transformative Time1
Epistemic Network: The Jesuits and Tropical Cyclone Prediction, 1860–19001
Richard Noakes. Physics and Psychics: The Occult and the Sciences in Modern Britain. (Science in History.) 418 pp., figs., bibl., index. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2019. $96 (cloth)1
Stabilizing Local Knowledge: The Installation of a Meridian Circle at the National Astronomical Observatory of Chile (1908–1913)1
Vincenzo Galilei’s Musicology and Galileo’s Science: Methodological Comparison and Contrast1
:Explorers of Deep Time: Paleontologists and the History of Life1
Michael D. Gordin. Einstein in Bohemia. vii + 343 pp., notes, index. Princeton, N.J./Oxford: Princeton University Press, 2020. $29.95 (cloth); ISBN 9780691177373.1
Ron Broglio. Beasts of Burden: Biopolitics, Labor, and Animal Life in British Romanticism. (Studies in the Long Nineteenth Century.) xiii + 163 pp., illus., notes, bibl., index. Albany: SUNY Pr1
Julie Orlemanski. Symptomatic Subjects: Bodies, Medicine, and Causation in the Literature of Late Medieval England. (Alembics: Penn Studies in Literature and Science.) ix + 333 pp., notes, inde1
:Pain and Shock in America: Politics, Advocacy, and the Controversial Treatment of People with Disabilities1
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Judith Farquhar; Lili Lai. Gathering Medicines: Nation and Knowledge in China’s Mountain South. 304 pp., illus., tables, app., bibl., index. Chicago/London: University of Chicago Press, 2021. $1
Jürgen Goldstein. Georg Forster: Voyager, Naturalist, Revolutionary. Translated by Anne Janusch. vi + 264 pp., notes, bibl., index. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2019. $45 (cloth). ISBN1
The Giant Remains: Mesoamerican Natural History, Medicine, and Cycles of Empire1
Hannah Murphy. A New Order of Medicine: The Rise of Physicians in Reformation Nuremberg. x + 262 pp., notes, bibl., index. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 2019. $50 (cloth); ISBN 971
Michael Bravo. North Pole: Nature and Culture. (Earth Series.) 254 pp., illus., bibl., index. London: Reaktion Books, 2018. £14.95 (paper). E-book available.1
Dipesh Chakrabarty. The Climate of History in a Planetary Age. 296 pp., notes, index. Chicago/London: University of Chicago Press, 2021. $25 (paper); ISBN 9780226732862. Cloth and e-book availa1