Isis 109 (2018), 1

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How to Make an Inca Mummy: Andean Embalming, Peruvian Science, and the
Collection of Empire
Christopher Heaney
Isis, Vol. 109, No. 1: 1–27.;af=T

Mining as the Working World of Alexander von Humboldt’s Plant
Geography and Vertical Cartography
Patrick Anthony
Isis, Vol. 109, No. 1: 28–55.;af=T

Lysenko Unemployed: Soviet Genetics after the Aftermath
Michael D. Gordin
Isis, Vol. 109, No. 1: 56–78.;af=T

Editor’s Introduction
H. Floris Cohen
Isis, Vol. 109, No. 1: 79–79.;af=T

Capturing the “Spirit” of Stoic Physics
Y. Tzvi Langermann
Isis, Vol. 109, No. 1: 80–83.;af=T

Fragments of History and Science
Orly Lewis
Isis, Vol. 109, No. 1: 83–86.;af=T

Creating Room for Historical Rationality
Fynn Ole Engler, Jürgen Renn, and Matthias Schemmel
Isis, Vol. 109, No. 1: 87–91.;af=T

No Escape from Fleck
Felix E. Rietmann
Isis, Vol. 109, No. 1: 91–94.;af=T

Humor in a Time of Science Wars: Rereading Isabelle Stengers
Raf De Bont
Isis, Vol. 109, No. 1: 95–98.;af=T

Taking Scientists (More) Seriously
Valérie Leclercq and Joris Vandendriessche
Isis, Vol. 109, No. 1: 98–101.;af=T

The Discreet Charm of Ontology
Massimiliano Badino
Isis, Vol. 109, No. 1: 102–105.;af=T

The Logic That Governs Each Step of Scientific Research
Luca Guzzardi
Isis, Vol. 109, No. 1: 105–108.;af=T

Between Two Poles: Positivism and Historicism in the History of Contemporary Geography
María M. Portuondo
Isis, Vol. 109, No. 1: 109–112.;af=T

The History of Geography: Narratives to Discipline the Past and
Reinvent Geography as a Modern Discipline
Carla Lois
Isis, Vol. 109, No. 1: 112–115.;af=T

Toward a Reflexive History of Modern Subjectivity
Andreas Mayer
Isis, Vol. 109, No. 1: 116–118.;af=T

The Place of Subjecthood in Madness: Toward an Intellectual History of
Psychiatry on a Philosophical Basis
Marianna Scarfone
Isis, Vol. 109, No. 1: 119–121.;af=T

Geology and Christianity
Frans van Lunteren
Isis, Vol. 109, No. 1: 122–126.;af=T

Four Books for the Price of One
Abraham (Ab) C. Flipse
Isis, Vol. 109, No. 1: 126–129.;af=T

Appropriating Science for a Weathered Area
Vera Schwach
Isis, Vol. 109, No. 1: 130–133.;af=T

A Forecasting Classic in Hindsight
Peder Roberts
Isis, Vol. 109, No. 1: 133–136.;af=T

Alison Winter (1965–2016)
Daniel J. Kevles
Isis, Vol. 109, No. 1: 137–139.;af=T

John Burnham (1929–2017)
Stephen T. Casper
Isis, Vol. 109, No. 1: 140–142.;af=T

Ann Johnson (1965–2016)
Carol E. Harrison
Isis, Vol. 109, No. 1: 143–144.;af=T

Book Reviews

Lorraine Daston, ed. Science in the Archives: Pasts, Presents,
Alex Wright
Isis, Vol. 109, No. 1: 145–146.;af=T

Allan Franklin. What Makes a Good Experiment? Reasons and Roles in
Theodore Arabatzis
Isis, Vol. 109, No. 1: 146–147.;af=T

Judy A. Hayden, ed. Literature in the Age of Celestial Discovery: From
Copernicus to Flamsteed.
Alexander Wragge-Morley
Isis, Vol. 109, No. 1: 148–149.;af=T

Robin E. Jensen. Infertility: Tracing the History of a Transformative
Margaret Marsh
Isis, Vol. 109, No. 1: 149–150.;af=T

Miles A. Kimball; Charles Kostelnick, eds. Visible Numbers: Essays on
the History of Statistical Graphics.
Jason Hansen
Isis, Vol. 109, No. 1: 150–151.;af=T

Helge Wendt, ed. The Globalization of Knowledge in the Iberian
Colonial World.
Karel Davids
Isis, Vol. 109, No. 1: 151–152.;af=T

Lawrence D. Longo; Lawrence P. Reynolds. Wombs with a View:
Illustrations of the Gravid Uterus from the Renaissance through the
Nineteenth Century.
Rory du Plessis
Isis, Vol. 109, No. 1: 153–154.;af=T

Marco Beretta; Maria Conforti; Paolo Mazzarello, eds. Savant Relics:
Brains and Remains of Scientists.
Robert D. Hicks
Isis, Vol. 109, No. 1: 154–155.;af=T

J. D. Trout. Wondrous Truths: The Improbable Triumph of Modern
Antonio Clericuzio
Isis, Vol. 109, No. 1: 155–156.;af=T

Danilo Capecchi. The Problem of the Motion of Bodies: A Historical
View of the Development of Classical Mechanics.; Agamemnon R. E.
Oliveira. A History of the Concept of Work: From Physics to Economics.
J. B. Shank
Isis, Vol. 109, No. 1: 156–160.;af=T

Édouard Mehl; Nicolas Roudet, eds. Le temps des astronomes:
L’astronomie et la décompte du temps de Pierre d’Ailly à Newton.
Colette Le Lay
Isis, Vol. 109, No. 1: 160–161.;af=T

Francesca Rochberg. Before Nature: Cuneiform Knowledge and the History
of Science.
Kathryn Stevens
Isis, Vol. 109, No. 1: 162–163.;af=T

Jean-Michel Delire. Les mathématiques de l’autel védique: Le
Baudhāyana Śulbasūtra et son commentaire Śulbadīpikā.
Michel Danino
Isis, Vol. 109, No. 1: 163–164.;af=T

Joyce van Leeuwen. The Aristotelian Mechanics: Text and Diagrams.
Jean De Groot
Isis, Vol. 109, No. 1: 164–165.;af=T

Christopher Cullen. The Foundations of Celestial Reckoning: Three
Ancient Chinese Astronomical Systems.
Benno van Dalen
Isis, Vol. 109, No. 1: 166–167.;af=T

Harald Siebert. Die ptolemäische “Optik” in Spätantike und
byzantinischer Zeit: Historiographische Dekonstruktion, textliche
Neuerschließung, Rekontextualisierung.
Colin Webster
Isis, Vol. 109, No. 1: 167–168.;af=T

Agostino Paravicini Bagliani, ed. The Impact of Arabic Sciences in
Europe and Asia.
F. Jamil Ragep
Isis, Vol. 109, No. 1: 168–170.;af=T

David I. Shyovitz. A Remembrance of His Wonders: Nature and the
Supernatural in Medieval Ashkenaz.
Andrew Berns
Isis, Vol. 109, No. 1: 170–171.;af=T

Victor J. Katz; Menso Folkerts; Barnabas Hughes; Roi Wagner; J.
Lennart Berggren, eds. Sourcebook in the Mathematics of Medieval
Europe and North Africa.
Erwin Neuenschwander
Isis, Vol. 109, No. 1: 171–173.;af=T

Dag Nikolaus Hasse. Success and Suppression: Arabic Sciences and
Philosophy in the Renaissance.
Karl Galle
Isis, Vol. 109, No. 1: 173–174.;af=T

Raffaele Pisano; Danilo Capecchi. Tartaglia’s Science of Weights and
Mechanics in the Sixteenth Century: Selections from “Quesiti et
inventioni diverse”: Books VII–VIII.
W. R. Laird
Isis, Vol. 109, No. 1: 174–176.;af=T

Delphine Antoine-Mahut; Stephen Gaukroger, eds. Descartes’ Treatise on
Man and Its Reception.
Klaas van Berkel
Isis, Vol. 109, No. 1: 177–178.;af=T

Mi Gyung Kim. The Imagined Empire: Balloon Enlightenments in
Revolutionary Europe.
Michael R. Lynn
Isis, Vol. 109, No. 1: 178–179.;af=T

Al Coppola. The Theater of Experiment: Staging Natural Philosophy in
Eighteenth-Century Britain.
Matthew Paskins
Isis, Vol. 109, No. 1: 179–180.;af=T

Meghan K. Roberts. Sentimental Savants: Philosophical Families in
Enlightenment France.
Stéphane van Damme
Isis, Vol. 109, No. 1: 181–182.;af=T

Amir Alexander. Infinitesimal: How a Dangerous Mathematical Theory
Shaped the Modern World.
Davide Crippa
Isis, Vol. 109, No. 1: 183–184.;af=T

Juan Pimentel; Peter Mason. The Rhinoceros and the Megatherium: An
Essay in Natural History.
Dániel Margócsy
Isis, Vol. 109, No. 1: 184–185.;af=T

James Q. Davies; Ellen Lockhart, eds. Sound Knowledge: Music and
Science in London, 1789–1851.
Benjamin Wardhaugh
Isis, Vol. 109, No. 1: 186–187.;af=T

Helge Kragh. Julius Thomsen: A Life in Chemistry and Beyond.
William B. Jensen
Isis, Vol. 109, No. 1: 187–188.;af=T

Stella Pratt-Smith. Transformations of Electricity in
Nineteenth-Century Literature and Science.
Will Tattersdill
Isis, Vol. 109, No. 1: 188–189.;af=T

Gillian Beer. Alice in Space: The Sideways Victorian World of Lewis
Ian Hesketh
Isis, Vol. 109, No. 1: 189–191.;af=T

Saulo de Freitas Araujo. Wundt and the Philosophical Foundations of
Psychology: A Reappraisal.
Paul Ziche
Isis, Vol. 109, No. 1: 191–192.;af=T

Brian J. McVeigh. The History of Japanese Psychology: Global
Perspectives, 1875–1950.
Geoffrey Blowers
Isis, Vol. 109, No. 1: 192–193.;af=T

Marc E. Epstein. Moths, Myths, and Mosquitoes: The Eccentric Life of
Harrison G. Dyar, Jr.
Mark V. Barrow Jr.
Isis, Vol. 109, No. 1: 194–195.;af=T

Michel Fichant; Sophie Roux, eds. Louis Couturat (1868–1914):
Mathématiques, langage, philosophie.
David J. Stump
Isis, Vol. 109, No. 1: 195–196.;af=T

Lyvia Diser. Wetenschap op de proef: Laboratoria in het Belgisch
overheidsbeleid, 1870–1940.
Abraham C. Flipse
Isis, Vol. 109, No. 1: 196–197.;af=T

Jeanne Kisacky. Rise of the Modern Hospital: An Architectural History
of Health and Healing, 1870–1940.
Joel D. Howell
Isis, Vol. 109, No. 1: 197–198.;af=T

Andreas-Holger Maehle. Contesting Medical Confidentiality: Origins of
the Debate in the United States, Britain, and Germany.
J. Rosser Matthews
Isis, Vol. 109, No. 1: 199–200.;af=T

Bo Poulsen. Global Marine Science and Carlsberg: The Golden
Connections of Johannes Schmidt (1877–1933).
Eric L. Mills
Isis, Vol. 109, No. 1: 200–201.;af=T

Klaus Hentschel; Ning Yan Zhu, eds. Gustav Robert Kirchhoff’s Treatise
“On the Theory of Light Rays” (1882): English Translation, Analysis,
and Commentary.
Michael Eckert
Isis, Vol. 109, No. 1: 201–202.;af=T

Leslie Topp. Freedom and the Cage: Modern Architecture and Psychiatry
in Central Europe, 1890–1914.
Sebastiaan Broere
Isis, Vol. 109, No. 1: 202–203.;af=T

Ian Burney; Neil Pemberton. Murder and the Making of English CSI.
Willemijn Ruberg
Isis, Vol. 109, No. 1: 204–205.;af=T

Johann Georg Reicheneder. Freuds Traum von einer neuen Wissenschaft:
Chemie und Bakteriologie im Traum von Irmas Injektion.
Alexandre Métraux
Isis, Vol. 109, No. 1: 205–206.;af=T

James Carleton Paget; Michael J. Thate, eds. Albert Schweitzer in
Thought and Action: A Life in Parts.
Monica Libell
Isis, Vol. 109, No. 1: 206–207.;af=T

Martijn van Calmthout. Sam Goudsmit: Zijn jacht op de atoombom van
Friso Hoeneveld
Isis, Vol. 109, No. 1: 207–208.;af=T

Angus McLaren. Reproduction by Design: Sex, Robots, Trees, and
Test-Tube Babies in Interwar Britain.
Mark A. Largent
Isis, Vol. 109, No. 1: 209–210.;af=T

Klaus Taschwer. Der Fall Paul Kammerer: Das abenteurliche Leben des
umstrittensten Biologen seiner Zeit.
Nick Hopwood
Isis, Vol. 109, No. 1: 210–211.;af=T

Sören Flachowsky; Rüdiger Hachtmann; Florian Schmaltz, eds.
Ressourcenmobilisierung: Wissenschaftspolitik und Forschungspraxis im
Richard H. Beyler
Isis, Vol. 109, No. 1: 211–213.;af=T

Chris Bernhardt. Turing’s Vision: The Birth of Computer Science.
Wolfgang Thomas
Isis, Vol. 109, No. 1: 213–214.;af=T

Shelley Z. Reuter. Testing Fate: Tay-Sachs Disease and the Right to Be
Nurit Kirsh
Isis, Vol. 109, No. 1: 214–215.;af=T

Erik L. Peterson. The Life Organic: The Theoretical Biology Club and
the Roots of Epigenetics.
Maurizio Esposito
Isis, Vol. 109, No. 1: 216–217.;af=T

Kieran McNally. A Critical History of Schizophrenia.
Bonnie Evans
Isis, Vol. 109, No. 1: 217–218.;af=T

William Rankin. After the Map: Cartography, Navigation, and the
Transformation of Territory in the Twentieth Century.
Nils Güttler
Isis, Vol. 109, No. 1: 219–220.;af=T

Franklin H. Portugal. The Least Likely Man: Marshall Nirenberg and the
Discovery of the Genetic Code.
Andrew J. Hogan
Isis, Vol. 109, No. 1: 220–221.;af=T

Hunter Heyck. Age of System: Understanding the Development of Modern
Social Science.
Paul Erickson
Isis, Vol. 109, No. 1: 221–222.;af=T

Paul Rubinson. Redefining Science: Scientists, the National Security
State, and Nuclear Weapons in Cold War America.
Joel Isaac
Isis, Vol. 109, No. 1: 223–224.;af=T

James W. Feldman, ed. Nuclear Reactions: Documenting American
Encounters with Nuclear Energy.
Anna Elizabeth Dvorak
Isis, Vol. 109, No. 1: 224–225.;af=T

Doug Millard. Satellite: Innovation in Orbit.; David J. Shayler; David
M. Harland. The Hubble Space Telescope: From Concept to Success.
W. Henry Lambright
Isis, Vol. 109, No. 1: 225–226.;af=T

Melissa L. Sevigny. Under Desert Skies: How Tucson Mapped the Way to
the Moon and Planets.
Janet Vertesi
Isis, Vol. 109, No. 1: 227–228.;af=T

Mark Coeckelbergh. New Romantic Cyborgs: Romanticism, Information
Technology, and the End of the Machine.
Amir Alexander
Isis, Vol. 109, No. 1: 228–229.;af=T

Adrian Howkins. Frozen Empires: An Environmental History of the
Antarctic Peninsula.
James Spiller
Isis, Vol. 109, No. 1: 229–230.;af=T

Peter Collins. The Royal Society and the Promotion of Science since
Jane Gregory
Isis, Vol. 109, No. 1: 231–232.;af=T

Cyrus C. M. Mody. The Long Arm of Moore’s Law: Microelectronics and
American Science.
Rebecca Slayton
Isis, Vol. 109, No. 1: 232–233.;af=T

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