Isis 113 (2022), 1

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Isis 113 (2022), 1




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Isis – A Journal of the History of Science Society

Editors: Alexandra Hui and Matthew Lavine

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Cooking Niter, Prototyping Nature: Saltpeter and Artisanal Experiment in Korea, 1592–1635
Hyeok Hweon Kang
pp. 1–21

Surgery, Success, and the Role of the Patient in Cleft Palate Operations, circa 1800–1930
Claire Brock
pp. 22–44

Botany and the Science of History: Nature, Culture, and the Origins of Civilization, circa 1850–1900
Fabian Kraemer, Kärin Nickelsen, and Dana von Suffrin
pp. 45–62

John Augustus Abayomi Cole and the Search for an African Science, 1885–1898
Colin Bos
pp. 63–84

An Okapi Hypothesis: Non-Euclidean Geometry and the Professional Expert in American Mathematics
Jemma Lorenat
pp. 85–107

Introduction: What Is a Field? Transformations in Fields, Fieldwork, and Field Sciences since the Mid-Twentieth Century
Cameron Brinitzer and Etienne Benson
pp. 108–113

The Post-Heroic Field
Etienne Benson
pp. 114–120

Making Place in the Field
Erika Lorraine Milam
pp. 121–127

Laura Stark
pp. 128–136

Whose Home Is the Field?
Rosanna Dent
pp. 137–143

Generating Fields
Cameron Brinitzer
pp. 144–150

Flipping the Field
Stefan Helmreich
pp. 151–156

Henry R. Frankel (1944–2019)
Mott T. Greene and George Gale
pp. 157–159

To the Editors
Kristie Macrakis
pp. 160–160

In Reply

Karin Bijsterveld
pp. 161–161

Werner Herzog; Clive Oppenheimer (Directors). Fireball: Visitors from Darker Worlds.
Gianamar Giovannetti-Singh and Dániel Margócsy
pp. 162–164

Nick Hopwood; Rebecca Flemming; Lauren Kassell, eds. Reproduction: Antiquity to the Present Day.
Lara Freidenfelds
pp. 165–166

Rebekah Lee. Health, Healing, and Illness in African History.
Luke Messac
pp. 166–167

Stephen Cave; Kanta Dihal; Sarah Dillon, eds. AI Narratives: A History of Imaginative Thinking about Intelligent Machines.
Sam Schirvar
pp. 167–169

A. Joan Saab. Objects of Vision: Making Sense of What We See.
Rachael Z. DeLue
pp. 169–170

Rocío G. Sumillera; Jan Surman; Katharina Kühn, eds. Translation in Knowledge, Knowledge in Translation.
pp. 170–172

Dipesh Chakrabarty. The Climate of History in a Planetary Age.; Carolyn Merchant. The Anthropocene and the Humanities: From Climate Change to a New Age of Sustainability.
David Sepkoski
pp. 172–175

Sajjad Nikfahm; Fateme Savadi, eds. Naṣīr al-Dīn Muḥammad al-Ṭūsī’s al-Risāla al-Muʿīniyya (The Muʿīniyya Treatise) and Its Supplement.
Amir-Mohammad Gamini
pp. 175–177

Diana Luft. Medieval Welsh Medical Texts. Volume 1: The Recipes.
Nicole Archambeau
pp. 177–178

Jennifer M. Rampling. The Experimental Fire: Inventing English Alchemy, 1300–1700.
Megan Piorko
pp. 178–179

Rienk Vermij. Thinking on Earthquakes in Early Modern Europe: Firm Beliefs on Shaky Ground.
Fa-ti Fan
pp. 180–181

Philip Beeley; Yelda Nasifoglu; Benjamin Wardhaugh, eds. Reading Mathematics in Early Modern Europe: Studies in the Production, Collection, and Use of Mathematical Books.
Lisa Wilde
pp. 181–182

Phillip Reid. The Merchant Ship in the British Atlantic, 1600–1800: Continuity and Innovation in a Key Technology.
Lena Moser
pp. 183–184

Susan Wells. Robert Burton’s Rhetoric: An Anatomy of Early Modern Knowledge.
Mary Ann Lund
pp. 184–185

Lawrence M. Principe. The Transmutations of Chymistry: Wilhelm Homberg and the Academie Royal des Sciences.
Anna Marie Roos
pp. 185–186

Stefanie Gänger. A Singular Remedy: Cinchona across the Atlantic World, 1750–1820.
Anna Simmons
pp. 186–187

Ursula Klein. Technoscience in History: Prussia, 1750–1850.
pp. 187–189

Dániel Bárth. The Exorcist of Sombor: The Mentality of an Eighteenth-Century Franciscan Friar.
pp. 189–190

C. Pierce Salguero, ed. Buddhism and Medicine: An Anthology of Modern and Contemporary Sources.
Geoffrey Samuel
pp. 190–191

Elizabeth A. Williams. Appetite and Its Discontents: Science, Medicine, and the Urge to Eat, 1750–1950.
Nadja Durbach
pp. 192–193

Nanna Katrine Lüders Kaalund. Explorations in the Icy North: How Travel Narratives Shaped Arctic Science in the Nineteenth Century.
Vanessa Heggie
pp. 193–194

Christa Jungnickel; Russell McCormmach. The Second Physicist: On the History of Theoretical Physics in Germany.
Lewis Pyenson
pp. 194–196

Henry M. Cowles. The Scientific Method: An Evolution of Thinking from Darwin to Dewey.
Alisa Bokulich and Federica Bocchi
pp. 196–197

Elliott Bowen. In Search of Sexual Health: Diagnosing and Treating Syphilis in Hot Springs, Arkansas, 1890–1940
Deborah Doroshow
pp. 197–199

Mary Anne Andrei. Nature’s Mirror: How Taxidermists Shaped America’s Natural History Museums and Saved Endangered Species.
Helen Cowie
pp. 199–200

Jonathan Rees. The Chemistry of Fear: Harvey Wiley’s Fight for Pure Food.
Deborah Fitzgerald
pp. 200–201

Ilaria Scaglia. The Emotions of Internationalism: Feeling International Cooperation in the Alps in the Interwar Period.
Geert Somsen
pp. 202–203

Nara B. Milanich. Paternity: The Elusive Quest for the Father.
Jenna Tonn
pp. 203–204

Daniel A. Barber. Modern Architecture and Climate: Design before Air Conditioning.
Anna-Maria Meister
pp. 204–205

Jacqueline Mitton; Simon Mitton. Vera Rubin: A Life.
Jörg Matthias Determann
pp. 206–207

Joachim Schummer; Tom Børsen, eds. Ethics of Chemistry: From Poison Gas to Climate Engineering.
Howard G. Barth
pp. 207–208

Morris Low. Visualizing Nuclear Power in Japan: A Trip to the Reactor.
Ruselle Meade
pp. 209–210

Jinee Lokaneeta. The Truth Machines: Policing, Violence, and Scientific Interrogations in India.
Garret J. McDonald
pp. 210–211

Naomi Oreskes. Science on a Mission: How Military Funding Shaped What We Do and Don’t Know about the Ocean.
Greg Whitesides
pp. 211–213

Ido Hartogsohn. American Trip: Set, Setting, and the Psychedelic Experience in the Twentieth Century.
Alex Mold
pp. 213–214

Kenny Cupers; Catharina Gabrielsson; Helena Mattsson, eds. Neoliberalism on the Ground: Architecture and Transformation from the 1960s to the Present.
Paul Walker
pp. 214–215

Pankaj Sekhsaria. Nanoscale: Society’s Deep Impact on Science, Technology, and Innovation in India.
John B. Lourdusamy
pp. 216–217

Judith Farquhar; Lili Lai. Gathering Medicines: Nation and Knowledge in China’s Mountain South.
Emily Baum
pp. 217–218

Leonardo Ambasciano. An Unnatural History of Religions, Academia, Post-Truth, and the Quest for Scientific Knowledge.
James C. Ungureanu
pp. 219–220

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