Isis 111 (2020), 1

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Isis 111 (2020), 1
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Please address all editorial correspondence to: Margaret Rossiter Isis Editorial Office Department of Science and Technology Studies Cornell University 726 University Avenue Ithaca, NY 14850 Telephone: (607) 254-4747; Fax: (607) 255-0616
Wolff, Sarah



Letter from the Editors
Alexandra Hui and Matthew Lavine
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“An Ecological Experiment on the Grand Scale”: Creating an
Experimental Field in Bwamba, Uganda, 1942–1950
Julia R. Cummiskey
Isis, Vol. 111, No. 1: 3–21.;af=T

De Re Geometrica: Writing, Drawing, and Preaching Mathematics in Early
Modern Mines
Thomas Morel
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The Evolution of Evolutionism in China, 1870–1930
Xiaoxing Jin
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What It Meant to Be Linnaean in Revolutionary France
Dena Goodman
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History of Science Society Distinguished Lecture

Thomas S. Kuhn, Earwitness: Interviewing and the Making of a New
History of Science
Anke te Heesen
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Focus: Disasters, Science, and History

Introduction: On Disaster
Julia F. Irwin and Jenny Leigh Smith
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The History of Geology Meets Disasters: A Brazilian Perspective
Maria Margaret Lopes and Silvia Fernanda de Mendonça Figueirôa
Isis, Vol. 111, No. 1: 104–111.;af=T

Shackleton Syndrome
Michael F. Robinson
Isis, Vol. 111, No. 1: 112–119.;af=T

Hurricane Katrina, Diabetes, and the Meaning of Resiliency
Richard M. Mizelle, Jr.
Isis, Vol. 111, No. 1: 120–128.;af=T

The Twelve-Year Warning
Candis Callison
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Letter to the Editor
Roel Nicolai
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Book Reviews

Alex Csiszar. The Scientific Journal: Authorship and the Politics of
Knowledge in the Nineteenth Century.
Lynn K. Nyhart
Isis, Vol. 111, No. 1: 139–142.;af=T

Roel Sterckx; Martina Siebert; Dagmar Schäfer, eds. Animals through
Chinese History: Earliest Times to 1911.
Deborah Cao
Isis, Vol. 111, No. 1: 143–144.;af=T

Steven Connor. The Madness of Knowledge: On Wisdom, Ignorance and
Fantasies of Knowing.
Petteri Pietikainen
Isis, Vol. 111, No. 1: 144–145.;af=T

Helen M. Rozwadowski. Vast Expanses: A History of the Oceans.
Sam Robinson
Isis, Vol. 111, No. 1: 145–146.;af=T

Johan Östling; Erling Sandmo; David Larsson Heidenblad; Anna Nilsson
Hammar; Kari H. Nordberg, eds. Circulation of Knowledge: Explorations
in the History of Knowledge.
Kapil Raj
Isis, Vol. 111, No. 1: 146–148.;af=T

Paul Warde. The Invention of Sustainability: Nature and Destiny, c.
Jean-Baptiste Fressoz
Isis, Vol. 111, No. 1: 148–149.;af=T

Theodore M. Porter. Genetics in the Madhouse: The Unknown History of
Human Heredity.
Jeremy Trevelyan Burman, Jennifer L. Bazar, and Frederic Weizmann
Isis, Vol. 111, No. 1: 149–151.;af=T

Mirko D. Grmek. Pathological Realities: Essays on Disease,
Experiments, and History.
Joël Coste
Isis, Vol. 111, No. 1: 151–152.;af=T

Jöran Friberg; Farouk N. H. Al-Rawi. New Mathematical Cuneiform Texts.
Christine Proust
Isis, Vol. 111, No. 1: 152–154.;af=T

Florence Bretelle-Establet; Stéphane Schmitt, eds. Pieces and Parts in
Scientific Texts.
Lisa Raphals
Isis, Vol. 111, No. 1: 154–155.;af=T

Evelyne Samama. La médecine de guerre en Grèce ancienne.
Ido Israelowich
Isis, Vol. 111, No. 1: 156–156.;af=T

Ann Olga Koloski-Ostrow. The Archaeology of Sanitation in Roman Italy:
Toilets, Sewers, and Water Systems.
Marissa L. Ledger and Piers D. Mitchell
Isis, Vol. 111, No. 1: 156–158.;af=T

David Bennett. Medicine and Pharmacy in Byzantine Hospitals: A Study
of the Extant Formularies.
Raffaella Bruzzone
Isis, Vol. 111, No. 1: 158–159.;af=T

Dániel Margócsy; Mark Somos; Stephen N. Joffe. The Fabrica of Andreas
Vesalius: A Worldwide Descriptive Census, Ownership, and Annotations
of the 1543 and 1555 Editions.
Sietske Franse
Isis, Vol. 111, No. 1: 159–160.;af=T

Axelle Chassagnette. Savoir géographique et cartographie dans l’espace
germanique protestant (1520–1620).
Ingrid Baumgärtner
Isis, Vol. 111, No. 1: 161–162.;af=T

Shin Higashi. Penser les mathématiques au XVIe siècle.
Sabine Rommevaux-Tani
Isis, Vol. 111, No. 1: 162–163.;af=T

Michael E. Hobart. The Great Rift: Literacy, Numeracy, and the
Religion–Science Divide.
Carl-Reinhold Bråkenhielm
Isis, Vol. 111, No. 1: 163–165.;af=T

Cristiano Zanetti. Janello Torriani and the Spanish Empire: A
Vitruvian Artisan at the Dawn of the Scientific Revolution.
Juan Pimentel
Isis, Vol. 111, No. 1: 165–166.;af=T

Cameron B. Strang. Frontiers of Science: Imperialism and Natural
Knowledge in the Gulf South Borderlands, 1500–1850.
Jeremy Vetter
Isis, Vol. 111, No. 1: 166–167.;af=T

Todd H. J. Pettigrew; Stephanie M. Pettigrew; Jacques A. Bailly, eds.
The Major Works of John Cotta: The Short Discovery (1612) and The
Trial of Witchcraft (1616).
Darren Oldridge
Isis, Vol. 111, No. 1: 167–169.;af=T

Paula Findlen, ed. Empires of Knowledge: Scientific Networks in the
Early Modern World.
Robert Alan Hatch
Isis, Vol. 111, No. 1: 169–170.;af=T

Thomas Harrison. The Ark of Studies.
Barbara J. Shapiro
Isis, Vol. 111, No. 1: 170–171.;af=T

Natacha Fabbri; Federica Favino, eds. Copernicus Banned: The Entangled
Matter of the Anti-Copernican Decree of 1616.
Francisco Malta Romeiras
Isis, Vol. 111, No. 1: 172–173.;af=T

Ovidio Montalbani. Del vento e delle comete: Speculazioni accademiche.
Gabriella Bernardi
Isis, Vol. 111, No. 1: 173–174.;af=T

Victoria C. Slonosky. Climate in the Age of Empire: Weather Observers
in Colonial Canada.
Kristine C. Harper
Isis, Vol. 111, No. 1: 174–175.;af=T

Dahlia Porter. Science, Form, and the Problem of Induction in British
Noel Jackson
Isis, Vol. 111, No. 1: 175–176.;af=T

Paul Turnbull. Science, Museums, and Collecting the Indigenous Dead in
Colonial Australia.
Ricardo Roque
Isis, Vol. 111, No. 1: 177–178.;af=T

Angela G. Ray; Paul Stob, eds. Thinking Together: Lecturing, Learning,
and Difference in the Long Nineteenth Century.
Melanie Keene
Isis, Vol. 111, No. 1: 178–179.;af=T

Heinz-Elmar Tenorth. Wilhelm von Humboldt: Bildungspolitik und
Sven Schultze
Isis, Vol. 111, No. 1: 179–180.;af=T

Nicholas B. Breyfogle, ed. Eurasian Environments: Nature and Ecology
in Imperial Russian and Soviet History.
Perrin Selcer
Isis, Vol. 111, No. 1: 181–182.;af=T

Christopher Hollings; Ursula Martin; Adrian Rice. Ada Lovelace: The
Making of a Computer Scientist.
Andrew Fiss
Isis, Vol. 111, No. 1: 182–183.;af=T

Sidney Perkowitz; Eddy von Mueller, eds. Frankenstein: How A Monster
Became an Icon: The Science and Enduring Allure of Mary Shelley’s
Creation.; Mary Shelley; David Guston; Ed Finn; Jason Scott Robert;
Charles E. Robinson, eds. Frankenstein: Annotated for Scientists,
Engineers, and Creators of All Kinds.
Richard C. Sha
Isis, Vol. 111, No. 1: 183–186.;af=T

Anna Lindemann. Sigmund Freud, das “Cocain” und die Morphinisten: Ein
Beitrag zur Geschichte der wissenschaftlichen und klinischen Praxis im
Umgang mit Suchtmitteln (1850–1890).
Toine Pieters
Isis, Vol. 111, No. 1: 186–187.;af=T

Jennifer Wallis. Investigating the Body in the Victorian Asylum:
Doctors, Patients, and Practices.
Cristiano Turbil
Isis, Vol. 111, No. 1: 187–188.;af=T

Ronald Scott Vasile. William Stimpson and the Golden Age of American
Natural History.; Christopher Kemp. The Lost Species: Great
Expeditions in the Collections of Natural History Museums.
Kuang-Chi Hung
Isis, Vol. 111, No. 1: 188–190.;af=T

Robert-Jan Wille. Mannen van de microscoop: De laboratorium biologie
op veldtocht in Nederland en Indië, 1840–1910.
Eulàlia Gassó Miracle
Isis, Vol. 111, No. 1: 191–192.;af=T

Eric Johnson. Anxiety and the Equation: Understanding Boltzmann’s
Tilman Sauer
Isis, Vol. 111, No. 1: 192–193.;af=T

Emil Bessels. Polaris: The Chief Scientist’s Recollections of the
American North Pole Expedition, 1871–73.
Martin P. M. Weiss
Isis, Vol. 111, No. 1: 193–194.;af=T

Claudia E. Graf-Grossmann. Marcel Grossmann: For the Love of
Scott A. Walter
Isis, Vol. 111, No. 1: 194–195.;af=T

Purabi Mukherji; Atri Mukhopadhyay. History of the Calcutta School of
Physical Sciences.
Rajinder Singh
Isis, Vol. 111, No. 1: 195–196.;af=T

Roy MacLeod; Russell G. Egdell; Elizabeth Bruton, eds. For Science,
King, and Country: The Life and Legacy of Henry Moseley.
Michael Eckert
Isis, Vol. 111, No. 1: 196–197.;af=T

Clapperton Chakanetsa Mavhunga. The Mobile Workshop: The Tsetse Fly
and African Knowledge Production.
John Manton
Isis, Vol. 111, No. 1: 198–199.;af=T

Gerd B. Müller, ed. Vivarium: Experimental, Quantitative, and
Theoretical Biology at Vienna’s Biologische Versuchsanstalt.
Sander Gliboff
Isis, Vol. 111, No. 1: 199–200.;af=T

Jan Guichelaar. Willem de Sitter: Einstein’s Friend and Opponent.
Matthew Stanley
Isis, Vol. 111, No. 1: 200–201.;af=T

Jan von Plato. Saved from the Cellar: Gerhard Gentzen’s Shorthand
Notes on Logic and Foundations of Mathematics.
Colin McLarty
Isis, Vol. 111, No. 1: 202–202.;af=T

Thomas C. Lassman. Edward Condon’s Cooperative Vision: Science,
Industry, and Innovation in Modern America.
Bruce Seely
Isis, Vol. 111, No. 1: 203–204.;af=T

Jared S. Buss. Willy Ley: Prophet of the Space Age.; Lisa Vox.
Existential Threats: American Apocalyptic Beliefs in the Technological
Lynda Walsh
Isis, Vol. 111, No. 1: 204–206.;af=T

Matthew H. Edney. Cartography: The Ideal and Its History.
John Krygier
Isis, Vol. 111, No. 1: 207–208.;af=T

Ina Heumann; Holger Stoecker; Marco Tamborini; Mareike Vennen.
Dinosaurierfragmente: Zur Geschichte der Tendaguru-Expedition und
ihrer Objekte, 1906–2018.
Ilja Nieuwland
Isis, Vol. 111, No. 1: 208–209.;af=T

Scott H. Podolsky. The Antibiotic Era: Reform, Resistance, and the
Pursuit of a Rational Therapeutics.
Jean-Paul Gaudillière
Isis, Vol. 111, No. 1: 209–211.;af=T

Audra J. Wolfe. Freedom’s Laboratory: The Cold War Struggle for the
Soul of Science.
Greg Whitesides
Isis, Vol. 111, No. 1: 211–211.;af=T

Matthew Oram. The Trials of Psychedelic Therapy: LSD Psychotherapy in
Nadine Weidman
Isis, Vol. 111, No. 1: 212–213.;af=T

Chris Talbot, ed. David Bohm: Causality and Chance, Letters to Three
Christian Forstner
Isis, Vol. 111, No. 1: 213–214.;af=T

Cynthia Carson Bisbee; Paul Bisbee; Erika Dyck; Patrick Farrell; James
Sexton; James W. Spisak, eds. Psychedelic Prophets: The Letters of
Aldous Huxley and Humphry Osmond.
Alex Mold
Isis, Vol. 111, No. 1: 214–215.;af=T

Philip W. Clements. Science in an Extreme Environment: The 1963
American Mount Everest Expedition.
Dani K. Inkpen
Isis, Vol. 111, No. 1: 215–216.;af=T

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