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Isis 97 (2006), 4

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Margaret Rossiter
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Isis - Volume 97, Number 4 (December 2006)
is now available at http://www.journals.uchicago.edu/cgi-bin/contents?ISIS+v97n4

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Table of Contents

ARTICLES
Frontispiece

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A "Large and Graceful Sinuosity"
Thomas L. Hankins
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Amateur Scientists, the International Geophysical Year, and the Ambitions of Fred Whipple
W. Patrick McCray
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"The Joy in Believing"
Michael Pettit
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FOCUS: MATHEMATICAL STORIES
Introduction
Amir R. Alexander
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Mathematics in Narratives of Geodetic Expeditions
Mary Terrall
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Historical Mathematics in the French Eighteenth Century
Joan L. Richards
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Tragic Mathematics
Amir R. Alexander
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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Eberhard Gischler, A. M. C. Sengor, David C. Cassidy
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BOOK REVIEWS
Peter J. Bowler and Iwan Rhys Morus: Making Modern Science: A Historical Survey, and Andrew Ede and Lesley B. Cormack: A History of Science in Society: From Philosophy to Utility,
rev. by Hunter Crowther-Heyck
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Yves Gingras, Peter Keating and Camille Limoges: Du scribe au savant: Les porteurs du savoir de l'Antiquite a la revolution industrielle,
rev. by Ian G. Stewart
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Ivor Grattan-Guinness: Landmark Writings in Western Mathematics, 1640-1940,
rev. by Della Fenster
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David Kaiser: Pedagogy and the Practice of Science: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives,
rev. by Ronald E. Doel
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Chunglin Kwa: De ontdekking van het weten: Een andere geschiedenis van de wetenschap,
rev. by Huib J. Zuidervaart
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Julius A. Stratton and Loretta H. Mannix: Mind and Hand: The Birth of MIT, and Charles M. Vest: Pursuing the Endless Frontier: Essays on MIT and the Role of Research Universities,
rev. by Arne Hessenbruch
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Gian Battista Vai and William Cavazza: Four Centuries of the Word Geology: Ulisse Aldrovandi 1603 in Bologna,
rev. by Brian W. Ogilvie
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Steven A. Walton: Instrumental in War: Science, Research, and Instruments between Knowledge and the World,
rev. by Jacob Darwin Hamblin
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Philip J. van der Eijk: Medicine and Philosophy in Classical Antiquity: Doctors and Philosophers on Nature, Soul, Health, and Disease,
rev. by Christopher Cosans
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Cecilia Trifogli: Oxford Physics in the Thirteenth Century (ca. 1250-1270): Motion, Infinity, Place, and Time, and Cecilia Trifogli: Liber Tertius Physicorum Aristotelis: Repertorio delle,
rev. by Rega Wood
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Gerard L'E. Turner: Elizabethan Instrument Makers: The Origins of the London Trade in Precision Instrument Making,
rev. by Sara Schechner
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Roger Berkowitz: The Gift of Science: Leibniz and the Modern Legal Tradition,
rev. by William Clark
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Jean-Vincent Blanchard: L'optique du discours au XVIIe siecle: De la rhetorique des jesuites au style de la raison moderne (Descartes, Pascal),
rev. by Sven Dupre
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Hasok Chang: Inventing Temperature: Measurement and Scientific Progress,
rev. by Mott Greene
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Ronald W. Cooley: "Full of All Knowledg": George Herbert's Country Parson and Early Modern Social Discourse,
rev. by Eric H. Ash
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Felix Driver and Luciana Martens: Tropical Visions in an Age of Empire,
rev. by Jim Endersby
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Thierry Gontier: Descartes et la causa sui: Autoproduction divine, autodetermination humaine,
rev. by Steffen Ducheyne
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Pierre-Noel Mayaud: Le conflit entre l'astronomie nouvelle et l'Ecriture sainte aux XVIe et XVIIe siecles: Un moment de l'histoire des idees: Autour de l'affaire Galilee,
rev. by Maurice A. Finocchiaro
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Marco Panza: Newton et les origines de l'analyse: 1664-1666,
rev. by Michel Blay
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Susan Scott Parrish: American Curiosity: Cultures of Natural History in the Colonial British Atlantic World,
rev. by William Leach
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Guenter B. Risse: New Medical Challenges during the Scottish Enlightenment,
rev. by Roger L. Emerson
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Rafael Angel Rodriguez Sanchez: La introduccion de la medicina moderna en Espana: Una imagen de nuestra renovacion cientifica (1687-1727) desde la Teoria de la Ciencia de Thomas S. Kuhn,
rev. by Abel Alves
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Martin J. S. Rudwick: Bursting the Limits of Time: The Reconstruction of Geohistory in the Age of Revolution,
rev. by Rhoda Rappaport
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Jonathan Simon: Chemistry, Pharmacy, and Revolution in France, 1777-1809,
rev. by Jose Ramon Bertomeu-Sanchez
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Julie Robin Solomon and Catherine Gimelli Martin: Francis Bacon and the Refiguring of Early Modern Thought: Essays to Commemorate "The Advancement of Learning" (1605-2005),
rev. by Rose-Mary Sargent
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Hubert Steinke: Irritating Experiments: Haller's Concept and the European Controversy on Irritability and Sensibility, 1750-90,
rev. by Sarah Knott
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Judith Zinsser: Men, Women, and the Birthing of Modern Science,
rev. by Robert A. Nye
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Katharine Anderson: Predicting the Weather: Victorians and the Science of Meteorology,
rev. by Gregory Good
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Theodore Arabatzis: Representing Electrons: A Biographical Approach to Theoretical Entities,
rev. by Thomas Nickles
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Michael Bliss: Harvey Cushing: A Life in Surgery,
rev. by Kim Pelis
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Albert Einstein: The Collected Papers of Albert Einstein. Volume 7: The Berlin Years: Writings, 1918-1921, and Albert Einstein: The Collected Papers of Albert Einstein,
rev. by Lewis Pyenson
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Robert Fox and Graeme Gooday: Physics in Oxford, 1839-1939: Laboratories, Learning, and College Life,
rev. by Bruce J. Hunt
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Wilhelm Fussl: Oskar von Miller 1855-1934: Eine Biographie,
rev. by Deborah R. Coen
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Sandra Herbert: Charles Darwin, Geologist,
rev. by Dennis R. Dean
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Sharon E. Kingsland: The Evolution of American Ecology, 1890-2000,
rev. by Joel B. Hagen
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Harro Maas: William Stanley Jevons and the Making of Modern Economics,
rev. by Ben Marsden
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Robert Markley: Dying Planet: Mars in Science and the Imagination,
rev. by K. Maria D. Lane
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Michela Massimi: Pauli's Exclusion Principle: The Origin and Validation of a Scientific Principle,
rev. by Edward MacKinnon
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John Parker: R. L. Moore: Mathematician and Teacher,
rev. by David Lindsay Roberts
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Sumathi Ramaswamy: The Lost Land of Lemuria: Fabulous Geographies, Catastrophic Histories,
rev. by Michael F. Robinson
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Helen M. Rozwadowski: Fathoming the Ocean: The Discovery and Exploration of the Deep Sea,
rev. by Muriel L. Blaisdell
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Tapan K. Sarkar, Robert J. Mailloux, Arthur A. Oliner, Magdalena Salazar-Palma and Dipak L. Sengupta: History of Wireless,
rev. by Paul J. Nahin
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Hans-Walter Schmuhl: Grenzuberschreitungen: Das Kaiser-Wilhelm-Institut fur Anthropologie, menschliche Erblehre und Eugenik 1927-1945,
rev. by Sheila Faith Weiss
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Jay Schulkin: Curt Richter: A Life in the Laboratory,
rev. by Anne Harrington
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Bart Schultz: Henry Sidgwick--Eye of the Universe: An Intellectual Biography,
rev. by Frank M. Turner
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Howard P. Segal: Recasting the Machine Age: Henry Ford's Village Industries,
rev. by Merritt Roe Smith
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Kenneth E. Wilkening: Acid Rain Science and Politics in Japan: A History of Knowledge and Action toward Sustainability,
rev. by David Biggs
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Diana Wyndham: Eugenics in Australia: Striving for National Fitness,
rev. by Claire Hooker
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Michael W. Young: Malinowski: Odyssey of an Anthropologist, 1884-1920,
rev. by Ivan Strenski
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Erik M. Conway: High-Speed Dreams: NASA and the Technopolitics of Supersonic Transportation, 1945-1999,
rev. by Stephen G. Craft
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Alan H. Goodman, Deborah Heath and M. Susan Lindee: Genetic Nature/Culture: Anthropology and Science beyond the Two-Culture Divide,
rev. by Angela N. H. Creager
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Gennady Gorelik: The World of Andrei Sakharov: A Russian Physicist's Path to Freedom,
rev. by Michael D. Gordin
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Marcus Hall: Earth Repair: A Transatlantic History of Environmental Restoration, and Finis Dunaway: Natural Visions: The Power of Images in American Environmental Reform,
rev. by Jeremy Vetter
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James R. Hansen: First Man: The Life of Neil A. Armstrong,
rev. by Asif A. Siddiqi
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Oren Solomon Harman: The Man Who Invented the Chromosome: A Life of Cyril Darlington,
rev. by Alan H. Rushton
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N. Katherine Hayles: My Mother Was a Computer,
rev. by Laura Otis
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Jeff Hecht: Beam: The Race to Make the Laser,
rev. by Thomas Lassman
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Judith A. Houck: Hot and Bothered: Women, Medicine, and Menopause in Modern America,
rev. by Wendy Kline
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Alexei B. Kojevnikov: Stalin's Great Science: The Times and Adventures of Soviet Physicists,
rev. by Karl Hall
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Christophe Lecuyer: Making Silicon Valley: Innovation and the Growth of High Tech, 1930-1970,
rev. by Martin Kenney
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Maura Phillips Mackowski: Testing the Limits: Aviation Medicine and the Origins of Manned Space Flight,
rev. by Amy E. Foster
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Arthur L. Norberg: Computers and Commerce: A Study of Technology and Management at Eckert-Mauchly Computer Company, Engineering Research Associates, and Remington Rand, 1946-1957,
rev. by Charles Yood
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Sara Tjossem: The Journey to PICES: Scientific Cooperation in the North Pacific,
rev. by Matthew McKenzie
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Elliot S. Valenstein: The War of the Soups and the Sparks: The Discovery of Neurotransmitters and the Dispute over How Nerves Communicate,
rev. by Carl Craver
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Jose van Dijck: The Transparent Body: A Cultural Analysis of Medical Imaging,
rev. by David Serlin
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Spencer R. Weart: The Discovery of Global Warming,
rev. by Chris Young
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Gary Wright: Ocean Sciences Bridging the Millennia: A Spectrum of Historical Accounts,
rev. by Vera Schwach
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Harry Collins and Trevor Pinch: Dr. Golem: How to Think about Medicine,
rev. by Sergio Sismondo
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Kim Cuddington and Beatrix E. Beisner: Ecological Paradigms Lost: Routes of Theory Change. (Theoretical Ecology.),
rev. by Peder Anker
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Susan Haack: Defending Science--Within Reason: Between Science and Cynicism,
rev. by Peter Lipton
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George Reisch: How the Cold War Transformed Philosophy of Science: To the Icy Slopes of Logic,
rev. by Jordi Cat
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Notes on Contributors
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Index to ISIS, Volume 97, 2006
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Contents, Volume 97
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