Isis 98 (2007), 3

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Volume 98, Number 3
(September 2007)

is now available


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Observers, Objects, and the Embedded Eye; or, Seeing and Knowing in Ptolemy and Galen
Daryn Lehoux
Page 447 [ ]

Maintaining Continuity through a Scientific Revolution
A Rereading of E. B. Wilson and T. H. Morgan on Sex Determination and Mendelism
Sharon E. Kingsland
Page 468 [ ]

Working Knowledges Before and After circa 1800
Practices and Disciplines in the History of Science, Technology, and Medicine
John V. Pickstone
Page 489 [ ]

New Directions in the History of Modern Science in China
Global Science and Comparative History
Benjamin A. Elman
Page 517 [ ]

Redrawing the Map
Science in Twentieth-Century China
Fa-ti Fan
Page 524 [ ]

The Reception of Relativity in China
Danian Hu
Page 539 [ ]

Science and the State in Modern China
Zuoyue Wang
Page 558 [ ]

On the Appropriate Use of Rose-Colored Glasses
Reflections on Science in Socialist China
Sigrid Schmalzer
Page 571 [ ]

Murky Waters
Thoughts on Desire, Utility, and the "Sea of Modern Science"
Grace Shen
Page 584 [ ]

News of the Profession
Page 597 [ ]

Eloge: Sylvia Freeman Wallace Mcgrath, 1937-2006
Elizabeth Green Musselman and Karen A. Rader
Page 602 [ ]

Eloge: David Pingree, 1933-2005
Kim Plofker
Page 605 [ ]

Letters to the Editor
Page 608 [ ]

Benjamin A. Elman: A Cultural History of Modern Science in China. (New Histories of Science, Technology, and Medicine.),
rev. by Danian Hu
Page 613 [ ]

Mikael Hard and Andrew Jamison: Hubris and Hybrids: A Cultural History of Technology and Science.,
rev. by Joseph C. Pitt
Page 614 [ ]

Christian Jacob: The Sovereign Map: Theoretical Approaches in Cartography throughout History.,
rev. by Susan Schulten
Page 615 [ ]

David R. Oldroyd: Earth, Water, Ice, and Fire: Two Hundred Years of Geological Research in the English Lake District. (Geological Society Memoirs, 25.),
rev. by Christer Nordlund
Page 616 [ ]

Richard G. Olson: Science and Religion, 1450-1900: From Copernicus to Darwin.,
rev. by Edward B. Davis
Page 617 [ ]

John Waller: Leaps in the Dark: The Making of Scientific Reputations.,
rev. by Andrew Ede
Page 618 [ ]

Gabriela Roxana Carone: Plato's Cosmology and Its Ethical Dimensions.,
rev. by Gabor Betegh
Page 619 [ ]

Angus Gowland: The Worlds of Renaissance Melancholy: Robert Burton in Context. (Ideas in Context.),
rev. by Jeremy Schmidt
Page 620 [ ]

Sabine Rommevaux: Clavius: Une cle pour Euclide au XVIe siecle. (Mathesis.),
rev. by Jens Hoyrup
Page 621 [ ]

Victoria Sweet: Rooted in the Earth, Rooted in the Sky: Hildegard of Bingen and Premodern Medicine. (Studies in Medieval History and Culture.),
rev. by Faith Wallis
Page 622 [ ]

Vincent Aucante: La philosophie medicale de Descartes.,
rev. by Justin E. H. Smith
Page 623 [ ]

Michael Ben-Chaim: Experimental Philosophy and the Birth of Empirical Science: Boyle, Locke, and Newton,
rev. by Lisa Downing
Page 625 [ ]

Michael Cooper and Michael Hunter: Robert Hooke: Tercentennial Studies.,
rev. by Catherine Wilson
Page 626 [ ]

Maurice Crosland: The Language of Science: From the Vernacular to the Technical.,
rev. by Trevor Levere
Page 627 [ ]

Lucia De Frenza: I sonnambuli delle miniere: Amoretti, Fortis, Spallanzani e il dibattito sull'elettrometria organica e minerale in Italia (1790-1816). (Biblioteca di Storia della Scienza, 50.),
rev. by Marco Segala
Page 628 [ ]

James Delbourgo: A Most Amazing Scene of Wonders: Electricity and Enlightenment in Early America.,
rev. by Jan Golinski
Page 629 [ ]

Lipke B. Holthuis and Theodore W. Pietsch: Les planches inedites de poissons et autres animaux marins de l'Indo-Ouest Pacifique d'Isaac Johannes Lamotius/Isaac Johannes Lamotius (1646-c. 1718) and His Paintings of Indo-West Pacific Fishes and Other Marine Animals.,
rev. by Sara T. Scharf
Page 630 [ ]

Margaret C. Jacob and Larry Stewart: Practical Matter: Newton's Science in the Service of Industry and Empire, 1687-1851.,
rev. by Michael R. Lynn
Page 631 [ ]

Matthew L. Jones: The Good Life in the Scientific Revolution: Descartes, Pascal, Leibniz, and the Cultivation of Virtue.,
rev. by John Cottingham
Page 632 [ ]

Michael R. Lynn: Popular Science and Public Opinion in Eighteenth-Century France.,
rev. by Sofie Lachapelle
Page 633 [ ]

Bruce T. Moran: Distilling Knowledge: Alchemy, Chemistry, and the Scientific Revolution. (New Histories of Science, Technology, and Medicine.),
rev. by Nicholas Clulee
Page 634 [ ]

Patrick Armstrong: Darwin's Other Islands.,
rev. by Sandra Herbert
Page 635 [ ]

William J. Astore: Observing God: Thomas Dick, Evangelicalism, and Popular Science in Victorian Britain and America.,
rev. by Victoria Carroll
Page 636 [ ]

Valeria P. Babini: Il caso Murri: Una storia italiana.,
rev. by Naomi Beck
Page 637 [ ]

David S. Barnes: The Great Stink of Paris and the Nineteenth-Century Struggle against Filth and Germs,
rev. by Olga Amsterdamska
Page 638 [ ]

Antonio Cadeddu: Les verites de la science: Pratique, recit, histoire: Le cas Pasteur. (Biblioteca di Nuncius: Studi e Testi, 57.),
rev. by Harry W. Paul
Page 639 [ ]

Tony Crilly: Arthur Cayley: Mathematician Laureate of the Victorian Age., and Karen Hunger Parshall: James Joseph Sylvester: Jewish Mathematician in a Victorian World.,
rev. by Francine F. Abeles
Page 641 [ ]

David Edgerton: The Shock of the Old: Technology and Global History since 1900.,
rev. by Thomas P. Hughes
Page 642 [ ]

Jean Eisenstaedt: The Curious History of Relativity: How Einstein's Theory of Gravity Was Lost and Found Again.,
rev. by Gerald Holton
Page 643 [ ]

Aant Elzinga: Einstein's Nobel Prize: A Glimpse behind Closed Doors: The Archival Evidence.,
rev. by Sven Widmalm
Page 644 [ ]

Marianne P. Fedunkiw: Rockefeller Foundation Funding and Medical Education in Toronto, Montreal, and Halifax. (McGill-Queen's/Associated Medical Services in the History of Medicine, Health, and Society, 24.),
rev. by Christopher Lawrence
Page 645 [ ]

Michael Friedman and Alfred Nordmann: (Editors). The Kantian Legacy in Nineteenth-Century Science. (Dibner Institute Studies in the History of Science and Technology.),
rev. by Philippe Huneman
Page 646 [ ]

Lluis Garrigos-Oltra, Carles Millan-Verdu and Georgina Blanes-Nadal: El color liquido: Instrumentos y utiles de la colorimetria en el siglo XIX.,
rev. by Pere Grapi
Page 647 [ ]

Angelo Guerraggio and Pietro Nastasi: Italian Mathematics between the Two World Wars. (Science Networks Historical Studies, 29.),
rev. by Massimo Mazzotti
Page 648 [ ]

Klaus Hentschel: Gaussens unsichtbare Hand: Der Universitats-Mechanicus und Maschinen-Inspector Moritz Meyerstein: Ein Instrumentenbauer im 19. Jahrhundert. (Abhandlungen der Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Gottingen, Ser. 3, 52.),
rev. by Richard L. Kremer
Page 649 [ ]

Robert E. Kohler: All Creatures: Naturalists, Collectors, and Biodiversity, 1850-1950.,
rev. by Mark V. Barrow, Jr.
Page 650 [ ]

Linda Lear: Beatrix Potter: A Life in Nature.,
rev. by Barbara T. Gates
Page 651 [ ]

Esther Leslie: Synthetic Worlds: Nature, Art, and the Chemical Industry.,
rev. by Agusti Nieto-Galan
Page 652 [ ]

David Philip Miller: Discovering Water: James Watt, Henry Cavendish, and the Nineteenth-Century "Water Controversy." (Science, Technology, and Culture, 1700-1945.),
rev. by Ursula Klein
Page 653 [ ]

Kim Pelis: Charles Nicolle, Pasteur's Imperial Missionary: Typhus and Tunisia. (Rochester Studies in Medical History.),
rev. by Andrew Aisenberg
Page 654 [ ]

Sujit Sivasundaram: Nature and the Godly Empire: Science and Evangelical Mission in the Pacific, 1795-1850. (Cambridge Social and Cultural Histories, 7.),
rev. by Michael S. Reidy
Page 655 [ ]

Laura J. Snyder: Reforming Philosophy: A Victorian Debate on Science and Society.,
rev. by Richard Yeo
Page 656 [ ]

Lester D. Stephens and Dale R. Calder: Seafaring Scientist: Alfred Goldsborough Mayor, Pioneer in Marine Biology.,
rev. by Gillian Gass
Page 658 [ ]

Arleen Marcia Tuchman: Science Has No Sex: The Life of Marie Zakrzewska, M.D.,
rev. by Marsha L. Richmond
Page 658 [ ]

Brett L. Walker: The Lost Wolves of Japan.,
rev. by Julia Adeney Thomas
Page 659 [ ]

Gerald Holton: Victory and Vexation in Science: Einstein, Bohr, Heisenberg, and Others.,
rev. by Jan Faye
Page 660 [ ]

Malcolm S. Longair: The Cosmic Century: A History of Astrophysics and Cosmology.,
rev. by David H. DeVorkin
Page 661 [ ]

Peter Broks: Understanding Popular Science.,
rev. by Vidar Enebakk
Page 662 [ ]

Bernard d'Espagnat: On Physics and Philosophy.,
rev. by Thomas Oberdan
Page 663 [ ]

Vittorio Hosle and Christian Illies: Darwinism and Philosophy.,
rev. by Sandra D. Mitchell
Page 664 [ ]

Hans-Jorg Rheinberger: Epistemologie des Konkreten: Studien zur Geschichte der modernen Biologie. (Suhrkamp Taschenbuch Wissenschaft.),
rev. by Marcel Weber
Page 665 [ ]

Eric R. Scerri: The Periodic Table: Its Story and Its Significance.,
rev. by Michael D. Gordin
Page 666 [ ]

Edward R. Tufte: Beautiful Evidence.,
rev. by Laura Perini
Page 667 [ ]

Notes on Contributors
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