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Isis
Vol. 104, No. 2, June 2013
<http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.1086/670944>

Published by: The University of Chicago Press on behalf of The History of Science Society

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

Articles

Managing Uncertainty in the Academy and the Courtroom: Normal Arsenic and Nineteenth-Century Toxicology
José Ramón Bertomeu-Sánchez
DOI: 10.1086/670945
Isis
Vol. 104, No. 2: 197-225.
<http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.1086/670945>

The In/visible Woman: Mariangela Ardinghelli and the Circulation of Knowledge between Paris and Naples in the Eighteenth Century
Paola Bertucci
DOI: 10.1086/670946
Isis
Vol. 104, No. 2: 226-249.
<http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.1086/670946>

Botanical Smuts and Hermaphrodites: Lydia Becker, Darwin's Botany, and Education Reform
Tina Gianquitto
DOI: 10.1086/670947
Isis
Vol. 104, No. 2: 250-277.
<http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.1086/670947>

A Natural History of Mathematics: George Peacock and the Making of English Algebra
Kevin Lambert
DOI: 10.1086/670948
Isis
Vol. 104, No. 2: 278-302.
<http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.1086/670948>

Insect Control in Socialist China and the Corporate United States: The Act of Comparison, the Tendency to Forget, and the Construction of Difference in 1970s U.S.–Chinese Scientific Exchange
Sigrid Schmalzer
DOI: 10.1086/670949
Isis
Vol. 104, No. 2: 303-329.
<http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.1086/670949>

Focus: Science, History, and Modern India

Introduction
Jahnavi Phalkey
DOI: 10.1086/670950
Isis
Vol. 104, No. 2: 330-336.
<http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.1086/670950>

Beyond Postcolonialism … and Postpositivism: Circulation and the Global History of Science
Kapil Raj
DOI: 10.1086/670951
Isis
Vol. 104, No. 2: 337-347.
<http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.1086/670951>

Well-Ordered Science and Indian Epistemic Cultures: Toward a Polycentered History of Science
Jonardon Ganeri
DOI: 10.1086/670953
Isis
Vol. 104, No. 2: 348-359.
<http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.1086/670953>

Nehruvian Science and Postcolonial India
David Arnold
DOI: 10.1086/670954
Isis
Vol. 104, No. 2: 360-370.
<http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.1086/670954>

A Historian among Scientists: Reflections on Archiving the History of Science in Postcolonial India
Indira Chowdhury
DOI: 10.1086/670955
Isis
Vol. 104, No. 2: 371-380.
<http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.1086/670955>

Letter to the Editor
I. Grattan-Guinness
DOI: 10.1086/670956
Isis
Vol. 104, No. 2: 381.
<http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.1086/670956>

General

D. Graham Burnett. The Sounding of the Whale: Science and Cetaceans in the Twentieth Century.
Review: The Sounding of the Whale: Science and Cetaceans in the Twentieth Century by D. Graham Burnett
Review by: Sara Tjossem
DOI: 10.1086/672167
Isis
Vol. 104, No. 2: 382-383.
<http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.1086/672167>

Olivier Darrigol. A History of Optics: From Greek Antiquity to the Nineteenth Century.
Review: A History of Optics: From Greek Antiquity to the Nineteenth Century by Olivier Darrigol
Review by: Alan E. Shapiro
DOI: 10.1086/672168
Isis
Vol. 104, No. 2: 383-384.
<http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.1086/672168>

Tom Koch. Disease Maps: Epidemics on the Ground.
Review: Disease Maps: Epidemics on the Ground by Tom Koch
Review by: Katrina Petersen
DOI: 10.1086/672169
Isis
Vol. 104, No. 2: 384-385.
<http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.1086/672169>

Joan B. Landes; Paula Young Lee; Paul Youngquist, eds. Gorgeous Beasts: Animal Bodies in Historical Perspective.
Review: Gorgeous Beasts: Animal Bodies in Historical Perspective by Joan B. Landes; Paula Young Lee; Paul Youngquist
Review by: Paul Lawrence Farber
DOI: 10.1086/672170
Isis
Vol. 104, No. 2: 385.
<http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.1086/672170>

Clemency Montelle. Chasing Shadows: Mathematics, Astronomy, and the Early History of Eclipse Reckoning.
Review: Chasing Shadows: Mathematics, Astronomy, and the Early History of Eclipse Reckoning by Clemency Montelle
Review by: Alan C. Bowen
DOI: 10.1086/672171
Isis
Vol. 104, No. 2: 385-387.
<http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.1086/672171>

Alison D. Morrison-Low; Sven Dupré; Stephen Johnston; Giorgio Strano, eds. From Earth-Bound to Satellite: Telescopes, Skills, and Networks.
Review: From Earth-Bound to Satellite: Telescopes, Skills, and Networks by Alison D. Morrison-Low; Sven Dupré; Stephen Johnston; Giorgio Strano
Review by: Deborah Warner
DOI: 10.1086/672172
Isis
Vol. 104, No. 2: 387.
<http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.1086/672172>

Efthymios Nicolaidis. Science and Eastern Orthodoxy: From the Greek Fathers to the Age of Globalization.
Review: Science and Eastern Orthodoxy: From the Greek Fathers to the Age of Globalization by Efthymios Nicolaidis; Susan Emanuel
Review by: Börje Bydén
DOI: 10.1086/672173
Isis
Vol. 104, No. 2: 387-388.
<http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.1086/672173>

Leslie Tomory. Progressive Enlightenment: The Origins of the Gaslight Industry, 1780–1820.
Review: Progressive Enlightenment: The Origins of the Gaslight Industry, 1780–1820 by Leslie Tomory
Review by: Larry Stewart
DOI: 10.1086/672174
Isis
Vol. 104, No. 2: 388-389.
<http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.1086/672174>

Middle Ages and Renaissance

Jean-Patrice Boudet; Anna Caiozzo; Nicolas Weill-Parot, eds. Images et magie: Picatrix entre Orient et Occident.
Review: Images et magie: Picatrix entre Orient et Occident by Jean-Patrice Boudet; Anna Caiozzo; Nicolas Weill-Parot
Review by: Barbara Obrist
DOI: 10.1086/672175
Isis
Vol. 104, No. 2: 389-390.
<http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.1086/672175>

Michelle Karnes. Imagination, Meditation, and Cognition in the Middle
Ages.
Review: Imagination, Meditation, and Cognition in the Middle Ages by
Michelle Karnes
Review by: A. Mark Smith
DOI: 10.1086/672176
Isis
Vol. 104, No. 2: 390-391.
<http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.1086/672176>

Richard Newhauser. The Moral Treatise on the Eye.
Review: The Moral Treatise on the Eye by Peter of Limoges; Richard Newhauser
Review by: Dallas G. DeneryII
DOI: 10.1086/672177
Isis
Vol. 104, No. 2: 391-392.
<http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.1086/672177>

Craig Martin. Renaissance Meteorology: Pomponazzi to Descartes.
Review: Renaissance Meteorology: Pomponazzi to Descartes by Craig Martin
Review by: H. Darrel Rutkin
DOI: 10.1086/672178
Isis
Vol. 104, No. 2: 392-393.
<http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.1086/672178>

Laurence Moulinier-Brogi. L'uroscopie au Moyen Âge: “Lire dans un verre la nature de l'homme.”.
Review: L'uroscopie au Moyen Âge: “Lire dans un verre la nature de l'homme.” by Laurence Moulinier-Brogi
Review by: Joseph Ziegler
DOI: 10.1086/672179
Isis
Vol. 104, No. 2: 393-394.
<http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.1086/672179>

Early Modern (Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries)

Marcelo Dascal; Victor D. Boantza, eds. Controversies within the Scientific Revolution.
Review: Controversies within the Scientific Revolution by Marcelo Dascal; Victor D. Boantza
Review by: Peter Machamer and Benjamin Goldberg
DOI: 10.1086/672180
Isis
Vol. 104, No. 2: 394-395.
<http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.1086/672180>

Martin Gierl. Geschichte als präzisierte Wissenschaft: Johann Christoph Gatterer und die Historiographie des 18. Jahrhunderts im ganzen Umfang.
Review: Geschichte als präzisierte Wissenschaft: Johann Christoph Gatterer und die Historiographie des 18. Jahrhunderts im ganzen Umfang
by Martin Gierl
Review by: Michael C. Carhart
DOI: 10.1086/672181
Isis
Vol. 104, No. 2: 395-396.
<http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.1086/672181>

James E. McClellan; François Regourd. The Colonial Machine: French Science and Overseas Expansion in the Old Regime.
Review: The Colonial Machine: French Science and Overseas Expansion in the Old Regime by James E. McClellan III; François Regourd
Review by: Dorinda Outram
DOI: 10.1086/672182
Isis
Vol. 104, No. 2: 396-398.
<http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.1086/672182>

Édouard Mehl; Nicolas Roudet, eds. Kepler: La physique céleste: Autour de l' Astronomia Nova (1609).
Review: Kepler: La physique céleste: Autour de l' Astronomia Nova (1609) by Édouard Mehl; Nicolas Roudet
Review by: Francesco Barreca
DOI: 10.1086/672183
Isis
Vol. 104, No. 2: 398-399.
<http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.1086/672183>

Jürgen Renn; Peter Damerow. The Equilibrium Controversy: Guidobaldo del Monte's Critical Notes on the Mechanics of Jordanus and Benedetti and Their Historical and Conceptual Background.
Review: The Equilibrium Controversy: Guidobaldo del Monte's Critical Notes on the Mechanics of Jordanus and Benedetti and Their Historical and Conceptual Background by Jürgen Renn; Peter Damerow
Review by: Paolo Palmieri
DOI: 10.1086/672184
Isis
Vol. 104, No. 2: 399-400.
<http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.1086/672184>

Steven Seegel. Mapping Europe's Borderlands: Russian Cartography in the Age of Empire.
Review: Mapping Europe's Borderlands: Russian Cartography in the Age of Empire by Steven Seegel
Review by: Michael D. Gordin
DOI: 10.1086/672185
Isis
Vol. 104, No. 2: 400-401.
<http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.1086/672185>

Modern (Nineteenth Century to 1950)

Margaret E. Derry. Art and Science in Breeding: Creating Better Chickens.
Review: Art and Science in Breeding: Creating Better Chickens by Margaret E. Derry
Review by: Kathy J. Cooke
DOI: 10.1086/672186
Isis
Vol. 104, No. 2: 401-402.
<http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.1086/672186>

Andrew D. Evans. Anthropology at War: World War I and the Science of Race in Germany.
Review: Anthropology at War: World War I and the Science of Race in Germany by Andrew D. Evans
Review by: Paul Weindling
DOI: 10.1086/672187
Isis
Vol. 104, No. 2: 402-403.
<http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.1086/672187>

Carmel Finley. All the Fish in the Sea: Maximum Sustainable Yield and the Failure of Fisheries Management.
Review: All the Fish in the Sea: Maximum Sustainable Yield and the Failure of Fisheries Management by Carmel Finley
Review by: Chris Reid
DOI: 10.1086/672188
Isis
Vol. 104, No. 2: 403-404.
<http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.1086/672188>

Steven Gimbel. Einstein's Jewish Science: Physics at the Intersection of Politics and Religion.
Review: Einstein's Jewish Science: Physics at the Intersection of Politics and Religion by Steven Gimbel
Review by: Giorgio Israel
DOI: 10.1086/672189
Isis
Vol. 104, No. 2: 404-405.
<http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.1086/672189>

Anja Skaar Jacobsen. Léon Rosenfeld: Physics, Philosophy, and Politics in the Twentieth Century.
Review: Léon Rosenfeld: Physics, Philosophy, and Politics in the Twentieth Century by Anja Skaar Jacobsen
Review by: Simone Turchetti
DOI: 10.1086/672190
Isis
Vol. 104, No. 2: 405-406.
<http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.1086/672190>

Frank A. J. L. James, ed. The Correspondence of Michael Faraday.
Review: The Correspondence of Michael Faraday by Frank A. J. L. James
Review by: Iwan Rhys Morus
DOI: 10.1086/672191
Isis
Vol. 104, No. 2: 406-407.
<http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.1086/672191>

Joe Kember; John Plunkett; Jill A. Sullivan, eds. Popular Exhibitions, Science, and Showmanship, 1840–1910.
Review: Popular Exhibitions, Science, and Showmanship, 1840–1910 by Joe Kember; John Plunkett; Jill A. Sullivan
Review by: Julie K. Brown
DOI: 10.1086/672192
Isis
Vol. 104, No. 2: 407-408.
<http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.1086/672192>

Raimo Lehti; Tapio Markkanen. History of Astronomy in Finland, 1828–1918.
Review: History of Astronomy in Finland, 1828–1918 by Raimo Lehti; Tapio Markkanen
Review by: Gustav Holmberg
DOI: 10.1086/672193
Isis
Vol. 104, No. 2: 408-409.
<http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.1086/672193>

Daniel Lewis. The Feathery Tribe: Robert Ridgway and the Modern Study of Birds.
Review: The Feathery Tribe: Robert Ridgway and the Modern Study of Birds by Daniel Lewis
Review by: Frederick R. Davis
DOI: 10.1086/672194
Isis
Vol. 104, No. 2: 409-410.
<http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.1086/672194>

Geertje Mak. Doubting Sex: Inscriptions, Bodies, and Selves in Nineteenth-Century Hermaphrodite Case Histories.
Review: Doubting Sex: Inscriptions, Bodies, and Selves in Nineteenth-Century Hermaphrodite Case Histories by Geertje Mak
Review by: Georgiann Davis
DOI: 10.1086/672195
Isis
Vol. 104, No. 2: 410-411.
<http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.1086/672195>

Marie-Ann Maushart. Hertha Sponer: A Woman's Life as a Physicist in the Twentieth Century: “So You Won't Forget Me.”.
Review: Hertha Sponer: A Woman's Life as a Physicist in the Twentieth Century: “So You Won't Forget Me.” by Marie-Ann Maushart; Annette Vogt; Ralph A. Morris; Brenda P. Winnewisser
Review by: Elise Crull
DOI: 10.1086/672196
Isis
Vol. 104, No. 2: 411-412.
<http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.1086/672196>

Staffan Müller-Wille; Hans-Jörg Rheinberger. A Cultural History of Heredity.
Review: A Cultural History of Heredity by Staffan Müller-Wille; Hans-Jörg Rheinberger
Review by: Peter J. Bowler
DOI: 10.1086/672197
Isis
Vol. 104, No. 2: 412.
<http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.1086/672197>

Denise Phillips. Acolytes of Nature: Defining Natural Science in Germany, 1770–1850.
Review: Acolytes of Nature: Defining Natural Science in Germany, 1770–1850 by Denise Phillips
Review by: Steven Turner
DOI: 10.1086/672198
Isis
Vol. 104, No. 2: 413.
<http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.1086/672198>

Phillip R. Sloan; Brandon Fogel, eds. Creating a Physical Biology: The Three-Man Paper and Early Molecular Biology.
Review: Creating a Physical Biology: The Three-Man Paper and Early Molecular Biology by Phillip R. Sloan; Brandon Fogel
Review by: Alexander von Schwerin
DOI: 10.1086/672199
Isis
Vol. 104, No. 2: 414-415.
<http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.1086/672199>

Recent (1950–)

Matthew N. Eisler. Overpotential: Fuel Cells, Futurism, and the Making of a Power Panacea.
Review: Overpotential: Fuel Cells, Futurism, and the Making of a Power Panacea by Matthew N. Eisler
Review by: Richard Hirsh
DOI: 10.1086/672200
Isis
Vol. 104, No. 2: 415-416.
<http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.1086/672200>

Michael D. Gordin. The Pseudoscience Wars: Immanuel Velikovsky and the Birth of the Modern Fringe.
Review: The Pseudoscience Wars: Immanuel Velikovsky and the Birth of the Modern Fringe by Michael D. Gordin
Review by: Mott Greene
DOI: 10.1086/672201
Isis
Vol. 104, No. 2: 416-417.
<http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.1086/672201>

Jeremy A. Greene; Elizabeth Siegel Watkins, eds. Prescribed: Writing, Filling, Using, and Abusing the Prescription in Modern America.
Review: Prescribed: Writing, Filling, Using, and Abusing the Prescription in Modern America by Jeremy A. Greene; Elizabeth Siegel Watkins
Review by: Robert A. Buerki
DOI: 10.1086/672202
Isis
Vol. 104, No. 2: 417-418.
<http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.1086/672202>

Mark Solovey; Hamilton Cravens, eds. Cold War Social Science: Knowledge Production, Liberal Democracy, and Human Nature.
Review: Cold War Social Science: Knowledge Production, Liberal Democracy, and Human Nature by Mark Solovey; Hamilton Cravens
Review by: Greg Eghigian
DOI: 10.1086/672203
Isis
Vol. 104, No. 2: 418-419.
<http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.1086/672203>

Peter J. Westwick; William Deverell, eds. Blue Sky Metropolis: The Aerospace Century in Southern California.
Review: Blue Sky Metropolis: The Aerospace Century in Southern California by Peter J. Westwick; William Deverell
Review by: Stephen Johnson
DOI: 10.1086/672204
Isis
Vol. 104, No. 2: 419-420.
<http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.1086/672204>

Sociology and Philosophy of Science

Mary Jo Nye. Michael Polanyi and His Generation: Origins of the Social Construction of Science.
Review: Michael Polanyi and His Generation: Origins of the Social Construction of Science by Mary Jo Nye
Review by: Matthias Dörries
DOI: 10.1086/672205
Isis
Vol. 104, No. 2: 420-421.
<http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.1086/672205>

Trevor Pinch; Karin Bijsterveld, eds. The Oxford Handbook of Sound Studies.
Review: The Oxford Handbook of Sound Studies by Trevor Pinch; Karin Bijsterveld
Review by: Volker Smyrek
DOI: 10.1086/672206
Isis
Vol. 104, No. 2: 421-422.
<http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.1086/672206>

Edmund Russell. Evolutionary History: Uniting History and Biology to Understand Life on Earth.
Review: Evolutionary History: Uniting History and Biology to Understand Life on Earth by Edmund Russell
Review by: John M. Lynch
DOI: 10.1086/672207
Isis
Vol. 104, No. 2: 422-423.
<http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.1086/672207>

K. Brad Wray. Kuhn's Evolutionary Social Epistemology.
Review: Kuhn's Evolutionary Social Epistemology by K. Brad Wray
Review by: Stefano Gattei
DOI: 10.1086/672208
Isis
Vol. 104, No. 2: 423-424.
<http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.1086/672208>

Notes on Contributors
DOI: 10.1086/670958
Isis
Vol. 104, No. 2: 425-428.
<http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.1086/670958>

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