Isis 96 (2005), 1

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Table of Contents

p. viii

X-rays as Evidence in German Orthopaedic Surgery, 1895-1900, Andrew Warwick, p. 1

Government Science in Postwar America: Henry A. Wallace, Edward U. Condon, and the Transformation of the National Bureau of Standards, 1945-1951, Thomas C. Lassman, p. 25

Introduction, Londa Schiebinger, p. 52

Science and the British Empire, Mark Harrison, p. 56

Iberian Colonial Science, Jorge Canizares-Esguerra, p. 64

Jesuit Scientific Activity in the Overseas Missions, 1540-1773, Steven J. Harris, p. 71

Science and the French Empire, Michael A. Osborne, p. 80

Eloge: Frank E. Manuel, 1910-2003, Mordechi Feingold, p. 88

Lorraine Daston (Editor): Things That Talk: Object Lessons from Art and Science Soraya de Chadarevian; Nick Hopwood (Editors): Models: The Third Dimension of Science, Thomas Hankins, p. 91

Robert Carneiro: Evolutionism and Cultural Anthropology: A Critical History
rev. by Jacob W. Gruber, p. 95

Monica H. Green (Editor): The Trotula: A Medieval Compendium of Women's Medicine and Rolande Graves: Born to Procreate: Women and Childbirth in France from the Middle Ages to the Eighteenth Century
rev. by Danielle Jacquart, p. 95

J. B. Harley: The New Nature of Maps: Essays in the History of Cartography ed. by Paul Lexton, and Denis Cosgrove: Apollo's Eye: A Cartographic Genealogy of the Earth in the Western Imagination
rev. by Lesley B. Cormack, p. 97

Takanori Kousaba; David Pingree (Editors): Arabic Astronomy in Sanskrit: AlBirjandi on Tadhkira II, Chapter 11 and its Sanskrit Translation, trans. by Takanori Kusaba and David Pingree
rev. by George Saliba, p. 98

Jan Sapp: Genesis: the Evolution of Biology
rev. by Richard Weikart, p. 99

Julie Wosk: Women and the Machine: Representations from the Spinning Wheel to the Electronic Age
rev. by Joy Parr, p. 99

Geoffrey Lloyd: The Ambitions of Curiosity: Understanding the World in Ancient Greece and China
rev. by Michael H. Shank, p. 100

Geoffrey Lloyd; Nathan Sivin: The Way and the Word: Science and Medicine in Early China and Greece
rev. by Jeffrey Riegel, p. 101

Tullio Manzoni: Il cervello secondo Galeno
rev. by Julius Rocca, p. 102

Patricia F. O'Grady: Thales of Miletus: The Beginnings of Western Science and Philosophy
rev. by David Sherry, p. 103

Enrico G. Rafaelli: L'oroscopo del mundo. Il teme di nascita del mundo e del primo uomo seconda Pastrologla zoroastriana
rev. by David Pingree, p. 104

Anthony Grafton: Cardano's Cosmos: The World and Works of a Renaissance Astrologer
rev. by Deborah E. Harkness, p. 104

Peter Russel: Prince Henry "the Navigator": A Life
rev. by D. Graham Burnett, p. 105

Kirsten A. Seaver: Maps, Myths, and Men: The Story of the Vinland Map
rev. by D. Graham Burnett, p. 106

Rebecca Bushnell: Green Desire: Imagining Early Modern English Gardens
rev. by Karen Reeds, p. 107

Giacomo Casanova: Lana Caprina: Une controverse medicale sur l'Uterus pensant a l'Universite de Bologne en 1771-1772 ed. by Paul Mengal, trans. by Roberto Poma
rev. by Lucia Dacome, p. 108

Andreas Gipper: Wunderbare Wissenschaft: Literarische Strategien naturwissenschaftlicher Vulgarisierung in Frankreich. Von Cyrano de Bergerac bis zur Encyclopedie
rev. by Oliver Hochadel, p. 109

Rania Huntington: Alien Kind: Foxes and Late Imperial Chinese Narrative
rev. by Francesca Bray, p. 110

Miguel Leon-Portilla: Bernardino de Sahagun: First Anthropologist trans. by Mauricio J. Mixco
rev. by Daniela Bleichmar, p. 111

Katherine Neal: From Discrete to Continuous: The Broadening of Number Concepts in Early Modern England
rev. by Edith Dudley Sylla, p. 112

N. I. Nevskaia (Editor/translator): Istochniki po istorii astronomii Rossii XVIII v
rev. by Michael D. Gordin, p. 113

Felipe Pereda; Fernando Marias (Editors): El Atlas del Rey Planeta: La "Descripcion de Espana y de las costas y puertos de sus reinos" de Pedro Texeira (1634)
rev. by Ricardo Padron, p. 113

Juan Pimentel: Testigos del mundo: Ciencia, literatura y viajes la Ilustracion
rev. by Jorge Canizares-Esguerra, p. 114

Nicholas Rescher: On Leibniz
rev. by Francois Duchesneau, p. 115

Andrea Rusnock: Vital Accounts: Quantifying Health and Population in Eighteenth-Century England and France
rev. by Katherine A. Lynch, p. 116

Raffaella Seligardi: Lavoisier in Italia: la comunita scientifica italiana e la rivoluzione chimica
rev. by Marco Ciardi, p. 117

Kevin P. Siena: Venereal Disease, Hospitals, and the Urban Poor: London's "Foul Wards," 1600-1800
rev. by E. A. Heaman, p. 118

Robert Siegfried: From Elements to Atoms: A History of Chemical Composition
rev. by John C. Powers, p. 119

Marta Stefani: Corruzione e generazione: John T. Needham e l'origine del vivente
rev. by Marta Cavazza, p. 120

Mary Terrall: The Man Who Flattened the Earth: Maupertuis and the Sciences in the Enlightenment
rev. by Larry Stewart, p. 121

Robert D. Tobin: Doctor's Orders: Goethe and Enlightenment Thought
rev. by Robert Louis Chianese, p. 122

Rienk Vermij: The Calvinist Copernicans: The Reception of the New Astronomy in the Dutch Republic, 1575-1750
rev. by Lissa Roberts, p. 123

Nicholas J. Wade: Destined for Distinguished Oblivion: The Scientific Vision of William Charles Wells (1757-1817)
rev. by Steven Turner, p. 124

Roger L. Williams: French Botany in the Enlightenment: The Ill-fated Voyages of La Perouse and His Rescuers
rev. by Alan Frost, p. 125

Heng-an Chen: Die Sexualitatstheorie und "Theoretische Biologie" von Max Hartmann in der ersten Halfte des zwanzigsten Jahrhunderts
rev. by Marsha L. Richmond, p. 126

Ileana Chinnici (Editor): La carte du ciel: Correspondence inedite conservee dans les Archives de l'Observatoire de Paris
rev. by James Evans, p. 126

Pascal Crozet; Annick Horiuchi (Editors): Traduire, Transposer, Naturaliser: La formation d'une langue scientifique moderne hors des frontieres de l'Europe au XIXe siecle
rev. by Jon Sigurdson, p. 127

Luiz de Castro Faria: Another Look: A Diary of the Serra do Norte Expedition
rev. by Edgardo Krebs, p. 128

Martin Fichman: An Elusive Victorian: The Evolution of Alfred Russel Wallace
rev. by Paul White, p. 129

Eberhard Gischler (Editor): Mojsisovics on the Triassic Reefs of the Dolomites trans. by Gabriela Meyer
rev. by A. M. CelalSengor, p. 130

Paola Govoni: Un pubblico per la scienza. La divulgazione scientifica nell'Italia in formazione
rev. by Patrizia Delpiano, p. 131

Holly Henry: Virginia Woolf and the Discourse of Science: The Aesthetics of Astronomy
rev. by Kathryn A. Neeley, p. 132

Hans-Georg Hofer: Nervenschwache und Krieg: Modernitatskritik und Krisenbewaltigung in der osterreichischen Psychiatrie (1880-1920)
rev. by Katherine Arens, p. 133

Ian F. McNeely: "Medicine on a Grand Scale": Rudolf Virchow, Liberalism, and the Public Health
rev. by Geoffrey Cocks, p. 133

Alex Owen: The Place of Enchantment: British Occultism and the Culture of the Modern
rev. by Richard Noakes, p. 134

Alex Soojung-Kim Pang: Empire and the Sun: Victorian Solar Eclipse Expeditions
rev. by Gustav Holmberg, p. 135

H. Glenn Penny: Objects of Culture: Ethnology and Ethnographic Museums in Imperial Germany
rev. by William Chapman, p. 136

Brian Regal: Henry Fairfield Osborn: Race and the Search for the Origins of Man
rev. by A. Bowdoin Van Riper, p. 137

Daniel P. Todes: Pavlov's Physiology Factory: Experiment, Interpretation, Laboratory Enterprise
rev. by David K. Robinson, p. 138

Bettina Wahrig; Werner Sohn (Editors): Zwischen Aufklarung, Policey und Verwaltung. Zur Genese des Medizinalwesens, 1750-1850
rev. by Andre Wakefield, p. 139

Paul C. Winther: Anglo-European Science and the Rhetoric of Empire: Malaria, Opium and British Rule in India
rev. by W. F. Bynum, p. 140

Jon Beckwith: Making Genes, Making Waves: A Social Activist in Science
rev. by Sahotra Sarkar, p. 141

Bruce Caldwell: Hayek's Challenge: An Intellectual Biography of F. A. Hayek
rev. by Robert Leonard, p. 141

Sally Cole: Ruth Landes: A Life in Anthropology
rev. by Richard Handler, p. 143

Harold E. Edgerton: Exploring the Art and Science of Stopping Time: A CD-ROM Based on the Life and Work of Harold E. Edgerton
rev. by Stuart W. Leslie, p. 143

Mark Frankland: Radio Man: The Remarkable Rise and Fall of C. O. Stanley
rev. by D. L. Le Mahieu, p. 144

Graeme K. Hunter: Light Is a Messenger: The Life and Science of William Lawrence Bragg
rev. by Martha Harris, p. 145

Peter Keating; Alberto Cambrosio: Biomedical Platforms: Realigning the Normal and the Pathological in Late-Twentieth-Century Medicine
rev. by Diane B. Paul, p. 146

Jane Maienschein: Whose View of Life? Embryos, Cloning, and Stem Cells
rev. by Ilana Lowy, p. 147

C. A. Meier (Editor): Atom and Archetype: The Pauli/Jung Letters, 1932-1958
rev. by Peter Pesic, p. 148

Henry L. Minton: Departing from Deviance: A History of Homosexual Rights and Emancipatory Science in America
rev. by Michael Ruse, p. 149

Nancy Ordover: American Eugenics: Race, Queer Anatomy, and the Science of Nationalism
rev. by Laura Lovett, p. 150

Pavel Podvig: Russian Strategic Nuclear Forces
rev. by Gennady Gorelik, p. 151

Karen Rader: Making Mice: Standardizing Animals for American Biomedical Research, 1900-1955
rev. by Robert E. Kohler, p. 151

Helen M. Rozwadowski; David K. van Keuren (Editors): The Machine in Neptune's Garden: Historical Perspectives on Technology and the Marine Environment
rev. by Steven J. Dick, p. 153

John N. Vardalas: The Computer Revolution in Canada: Building National Technological Competence
rev. by Jean-Francois Auger, p. 153

Thomas Zeller: Strasse, Bahn, Panorama: Verkehrswege und Landschaftsveraenderung in Deutschland von 1930 bis 1990
rev. by Alfred Gottwaldt, p. 154

Thomas C. Dalton: Becoming John Dewey: Dilemmas of a Philosopher and Naturalist
rev. by Nadine Weidman, p. 155

Graeme J. N. Gooday: The Morals of Measurement: Accuracy, Irony, and Trust in Late Victorian Electrical Practice
rev. by Theodore M. Porter, p. 156

Alister E. McGrath: A Scientific Theology: Volume 1 (Nature)
rev. by James B. Miller, p. 157

Emmanuel Renault: Philosophie Chimique: Hegel et la Science Dynamiste de son Temps
rev. by John W. Burbidge, p. 158

John H. Zammito: A Nice Derangement of Epistemes: Postpositivism in the Study of Science from Quine to Latour
rev. by David J. Stump, p. 159

Lesley Richmond; Julie Stevenson; Alison Turton (Editors): The Pharmaceutical Industry: A Guide to Historical Records
rev. by Gregory J. Higby, p. 160

Francis Maddison; Emile Savage-Smith: Science, Tools and Magic, Volume I and II: The Nasser D. Khalili Collection of Islamic Art
rev. by George Saliba, p. 160

Notes on Contributors
p. 162

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