Isis 113 (2022), 2

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Isis 113 (2022), 2




United States
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
Moritz Pallasch, Institut für Geschichtswissenschaften, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

Isis – A Journal of the History of Science Society

Editors: Alexandra Hui and Matthew Lavine

Publication of the History of Science Society



Science in Glass: Material Pathologies in Laboratory Research, Glassware Standardization, and the (Un)Natural History of a Modern Material, 1900s–1930s
Kijan Espahangizi
pp. 221–244

Antarctic Krill and the Temporalities of Oceanic Abundance, 1930s–1960s
Alessandro Antonello
pp. 245–265

Punch-Drunk Slugnuts: Violence and the Vernacular History of Disease
Stephen T. Casper
pp. 266–288

United in Scholarship, Divided in Practice: (Re)Translating Smallpox and Measles for Seventeenth-Century Jews
Magdaléna Jánošíková
pp. 289–309

Export Furniture and Artisanal Translation in Eighteenth-Century Canton
Kyoungjin Bae
pp. 310–330

Dark Degenerations: Life, Light, and Transformation beneath the Earth, 1840–circa 1900
Andrew Flack
pp. 331–351


The Climate Emergency Demands a New Kind of History: Pragmatic Approaches from Science and Technology Studies, Text Mining, and Affiliated Disciplines
Jo Guldi
pp. 352–365


Introduction: Rethinking History of Science in the Anthropocene
Lukas M. Verburgt and Elske de Waal
pp. 366–376

From the History of Science to Geoanthropology
Jürgen Renn
pp. 377–385

A Planetary Anthropocene? Views From Africa
Iva Peša
pp. 386–395

Earth System Science, Anthropocene Historiography, and Three Forms of Human Agency
Zoltán Boldizsár Simon and Julia Adeney Thomas
pp. 396–406

Between History and Earth System Science
Deborah R. Coen and Fredrik Albritton Jonsson
pp. 407–416


To the Editors
Galina Weinstein
pp. 417–418

In Reply
David E. Rowe
p. 418

Editors’ Note
p. 419


We Need to See Things
Asif Siddiqi
pp. 420–424

Katherine McKittrick. Dear Science and Other Stories.
Kinjal Dave
pp. 425–426

Philip Ball. The Elements: A Visual History of Their Discovery.
Karoliina Pulkkinen
pp. 426–427

Rasmus Grønfeldt Winther. When Maps Become the World.
Petra Svatek
pp. 427–428

Anna Reser; Leila McNeill. Forces of Nature: The Women Who Changed Science.
Bethany G. Anderson
pp. 428–429

Christopher Byrne. Aristotle’s Science of Matter and Motion.
Jean De Groot
pp. 430–431

David Pingree. Picatrix: A Medieval Treatise on Astral Magic.
Steven P. Marrone
pp. 431–432

Petros Bouras-Vallianatos. Innovation in Byzantine Medicine: The Writings of John Zacharias Aktouarios (c. 1275–c. 1330).
Orly Lewis
pp. 432–433

Seb Falk. The Light Ages: The Surprising Story of Medieval Science.
J. Rodríguez-Arribas
pp. 434–435

Alisha Rankin. The Poison Trials: Wonder Drugs, Experiments, and the Battle for Authority in Renaissance Science.
Molly Taylor-Poleskey
pp. 435–436

Hannah Marcus. Forbidden Knowledge: Medicine, Science, and Censorship in Early Modern Italy.
Daniele Macuglia
pp. 436–437

Kalle Kananoja. Healing Knowledge in Atlantic Africa: Medical Encounters, 1500–1850.
Patrícia Martins Marcos
pp. 438–439

Timothy M. Harrison. Coming To: Consciousness and Natality in Early Modern England.
Emma Gilby
pp. 439–440

Zachary Dorner. Merchants of Medicines: The Commerce and Coercion of Health in Britain’s Long Eighteenth Century.
Leonard Smith
pp. 440–441

Joan Steigerwald. Experimenting at the Boundaries of Life: Organic Vitality in Germany around 1800.
Victor D. Boantza
pp. 442–443

Jeremy Zallen. American Lucifers: The Dark History of Artificial Light, 1750–1865.
Tamara Caulkins
pp. 443–444

Steven Turner. The Science of James Smithson: Discoveries from the Smithsonian Founder.
Barrie Blatchford
pp. 445–446

Pratik Chakrabarti. Inscriptions of Nature: Geology and the Naturalization of Antiquity.
Robyn d’Avignon
pp. 446–447

David Trippett; Benjamin Walton, eds. Nineteenth-Century Opera and the Scientific Imagination.
Hansjakob Ziemer
pp. 447–449

Elizabeth Reis. Bodies in Doubt: An American History of Intersex.
Sandra Eder
pp. 449–450

Bill Jenkins. Evolution before Darwin: Theories of the Transmutation of Species in Edinburgh, 1804–1834.
Evelleen Richards
pp. 450–451

James Mussell; Graeme Gooday, eds. A Pioneer of Connection: Recovering the Life and Work of Oliver Lodge.
Courtenay Raia
pp. 452–454

Rob Boddice. Humane Professions: The Defense of Experimental Medicine, 1876–1914.
Sarah E. Naramore
pp. 454–455

Jacob Steere-Williams. The Filth Disease: Typhoid Fever and the Practices of Epidemiology in Victorian England.
Tabitha Sparks
pp. 456–457

Stephen P. Weldon. The Scientific Spirit of American Humanism.
Joseph Blankholm
pp. 457–458

Neeraja Sankaran. A Tale of Two Viruses: Parallels in the Research Trajectories of Tumor and Bacterial Viruses.
Hyung Wook Park
pp. 458–459

Mark Solovey. Social Science for What? Battles over Public Funding for the “Other Sciences” at the National Science Foundation.
Audra J. Wolfe
p. 460

Giovanni Battimelli; Giovanni Ciccotti; Pietro Greco. Computer Meets Theoretical Physics: The New Frontier of Molecular Simulation.
Daniele Macuglia
pp. 461–462

Xiaoping Fang. China and the Cholera Pandemic: Restructuring Society under Mao.
Ruth Rogaski
pp. 462–463

John Troyer. Technologies of the Human Corpse.
Helen MacDonald
pp. 463–465

Noah Tamarkin. Genetic Afterlives: Black Jewish Indigeneity in South Africa.
Nurit Kirsh
pp. 465–466

John H. Evans. The Human Gene Editing Debate.
Vivien Hamilton
pp. 466–467

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