The British Journal for the History of Science 52 (2019), 4

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The British Journal for the History of Science 52 (2019), 4.


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Editor: Professor Simon Schaffer Department of History and Philosophy of Science University of Cambridge Free School Lane Cambridge CB2 3RH, UK E-Mail: sjs16@cam.ac.uk; Book Review Editor: Dr Gregory Radick Division of History and Philosophy of Science School of Philosophy, University of Leeds Woodhouse Lane Leeds LS2 9JT, UK E-Mail: G.M.Radick@leeds.ac.uk; Editorial Board: Professor John Brooke (Oxford University UK); Professor Janet Browne (Wellcome Institute for the History of Medicine, UK); Peter Dear (Cornell University, USA); Professor Ludmilla Jordanova (King’s College London, UK); David Philip Miller (The University of New South Wales, Australia); Professor James Moore (Open University, Milton Keynes, UK); Iwan Rhys Morus (University of Wales, Aberystwyth, UK); Kapil Raj (Centre Alexandre Koyré, Paris, France); Lissa Roberts (Universiteit Twente, Netherlands); Professor Crosbie Smith (University of Kent, Canterbury, UK)
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Editor: Professor Simon Schaffer Department of History and Philosophy of Science University of Cambridge Free School Lane Cambridge CB2 3RH, UK E-Mail: sjs16@cam.ac.uk; Book Review Editor: Dr Gregory Radick Division of History and Philosophy of Science School of Philosophy, University of Leeds Woodhouse Lane Leeds LS2 9JT, UK E-Mail: G.M.Radick@leeds.ac.uk; Editorial Board: Professor John Brooke (Oxford University UK); Professor Janet Browne (Wellcome Institute for the History of Medicine, UK); Peter Dear (Cornell University, USA); Professor Ludmilla Jordanova (King’s College London, UK); David Philip Miller (The University of New South Wales, Australia); Professor James Moore (Open University, Milton Keynes, UK); Iwan Rhys Morus (University of Wales, Aberystwyth, UK); Kapil Raj (Centre Alexandre Koyré, Paris, France); Lissa Roberts (Universiteit Twente, Netherlands); Professor Crosbie Smith (University of Kent, Canterbury, UK)
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This leading international journal publishes scholarly papers and review articles on all aspects of the history of science. History of science is interpreted widely to include medicine, technology and social studies of science. BJHS papers make important and lively contributions to scholarship and the journal has been an essential library resource for more than thirty years. It is also used extensively by historians and scholars in related fields. A substantial book review section is a central feature. There are four issues a year, comprising an annual volume of over 600 pages.

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Editorial
AMANDA REES
The British Journal for the History of Science, Volume 52 / Issue 4, December 2019, pp 541 – 541
doi: 10.1017/S0007087419000670 Published Online on 26 November 2019

Research article

‘The want of a proper Gardiner’: late Georgian Scottish botanic gardeners as intermediaries of medical and scientific knowledge
CLARE HICKMAN
The British Journal for the History of Science, Volume 52 / Issue 4, December 2019, pp 543 – 567
doi: 10.1017/S0007087419000451 Published Online on 4 October 2019

Fashioned in the light of physics: the scope and methods of Halford Mackinder's geography
EMILY HAYES
The British Journal for the History of Science, Volume 52 / Issue 4, December 2019, pp 569 – 594
doi: 10.1017/S0007087419000475 Published Online on 27 August 2019

Cécile Morette and the Les Houches summer school for theoretical physics; or, how Girl Scouts, the 1944 Caen bombing and a marriage proposal helped rebuild French physics (1951–1972)
PIERRE VERSCHUEREN
The British Journal for the History of Science, Volume 52 / Issue 4, December 2019, pp 595 – 616
doi: 10.1017/S0007087419000505 Published Online on 18 September 2019

Julian Trevelyan, Walter Maclay and Eric Guttmann: drawing the boundary between psychiatry and art at the Maudsley Hospital
EILÍS KEMPLEY
The British Journal for the History of Science, Volume 52 / Issue 4, December 2019, pp 617 – 643
doi: 10.1017/S0007087419000463 Published Online on 1 October 2019

‘A new and hopeful type of social organism’: Julian Huxley, J.G. Crowther and Lancelot Hogben on Roosevelt's New Deal
OLIVER HILL-ANDREWS
The British Journal for the History of Science, Volume 52 / Issue 4, December 2019, pp 645 – 671
doi: 10.1017/S0007087419000657 Published Online on 22 October 2019

What oral historians and historians of science can learn from each other
PAUL MERCHANT
The British Journal for the History of Science, Volume 52 / Issue 4, December 2019, pp 673 – 688
doi: 10.1017/S0007087419000517 Published Online on 26 September 2019

Forum

Retrospectives

Retrospectives: History of science in France
JONATHAN SIMON
The British Journal for the History of Science, Volume 52 / Issue 4, December 2019, pp 689 – 695
doi: 10.1017/S0007087419000645 Published Online on 27 November 2019

Retrospectives: Unconventional paths
ANITA GUERRINI
The British Journal for the History of Science, Volume 52 / Issue 4, December 2019, pp 696 – 706
doi: 10.1017/S0007087419000669 Published Online on 13 November 2019

Book review

Flavia Marcacci, Cieli in contraddizione: Giovanni Battista Riccioli e il terzo sistema del mondo. Perugia: Aguaplano, 2018. Pp. 257. ISBN 978-8-8858-0311-4. €20.00 (paperback).
Simon Dumas Primbault
The British Journal for the History of Science, Volume 52 / Issue 4, December 2019, pp 707 – 709
doi: 10.1017/S0007087419000694 Published Online on 19 December 2019

Davide Crippa, The Impossibility of Squaring the Circle in the 17th Century: A Debate among Gregory, Huygens and Leibniz. Basel: Birkhäuser, 2019. Pp. ix + 184. ISBN 978-3-0300-1637-1. $54.99 (paperback).
Adam Fix
The British Journal for the History of Science, Volume 52 / Issue 4, December 2019, pp 709 – 711
doi: 10.1017/S0007087419000700 Published Online on 19 December 2019

Tomas Macsotay, Cornelis van der Haven and Karel Vanhaesebrouck (eds.), The Hurt(ful) Body: Performing and Beholding Pain, 1600–1800. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2017. Pp. xv + 311. ISBN: 978-1-7849-9516-4. £80.00 (hardcover).
Hanh Bui
The British Journal for the History of Science, Volume 52 / Issue 4, December 2019, pp 711 – 712
doi: 10.1017/S0007087419000712 Published Online on 19 December 2019

Adriana Craciun and Mary Terrall (eds.), Curious Encounters: Voyaging, Collecting and Making Knowledge in the Long Eighteenth Century. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2019. Pp. ix + 244. ISBN 978-1-4875-0367-3. $75.00 (cloth).
Germaine Warkentin
The British Journal for the History of Science, Volume 52 / Issue 4, December 2019, pp 713 – 714
doi: 10.1017/S0007087419000724 Published Online on 19 December 2019

Lynda Payne, The Best Surgeon in England: Percivall Pott, 1713–88. New York: Peter Lang Publishing, 2017. Pp. 236. ISBN 978-1-4331-2319-1. £64.00 (hardcover).
James Kennaway
The British Journal for the History of Science, Volume 52 / Issue 4, December 2019, pp 714 – 716
doi: 10.1017/S0007087419000736 Published Online on 19 December 2019

David Philip Miller, The Life and legend of James Watt: Collaboration, Natural Philosophy, and the Improvement of the Steam Engine. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 2019. Pp. ix + 420. ISBN 978-0-8229-4558-1. $50.00 (cloth). – Simon Werrett, Thrifty Science: Making the Most of Materials in the History of Experiment. Chicago and London: The University of Chicago Press, 2019. Pp. 315. ISBN 978-0-2266-1025-2. $45.00 (cloth).
Jane Insley
The British Journal for the History of Science, Volume 52 / Issue 4, December 2019, pp 716 – 717
doi: 10.1017/S0007087419000748 Published Online on 19 December 2019

Pere Grapí, Inspiring Air: A History of Air-Related Science. Wilmington: Vernon Press, 2019. Pp. ix + 352. ISBN 1-62273-738-5. £44.00 (paperback).
Nicholas Danne
The British Journal for the History of Science, Volume 52 / Issue 4, December 2019, pp 717 – 719
doi: 10.1017/S000708741900075X Published Online on 19 December 2019

Charles Wolfe, La philosophie de la biologie avant la biologie: Une histoire du vitalisme. Paris: Classiques Garnier, 2019. Pp. 514. ISBN 978-2-4060-8072-5. €93.00 (hardback).
Snait Gissis
The British Journal for the History of Science, Volume 52 / Issue 4, December 2019, pp 719 – 721
doi: 10.1017/S0007087419000761 Published Online on 19 December 2019

Eric Johnson, Anxiety and the Equation: Understanding Boltzmann's Entropy. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2018. Pp. ix + 179. ISBN 978-0-2620-3861-4. $22.95/£17.99 (cloth).
Massimiliano Badino
The British Journal for the History of Science, Volume 52 / Issue 4, December 2019, pp 721 – 722
doi: 10.1017/S0007087419000773 Published Online on 19 December 2019

Nasser Zakariya, A Final Story: Science, Myth and Beginnings. Chicago and London, The University of Chicago Press, 2017. Pp. 554. ISBN 978-0-2264-7612-4. $34.00 (cloth).
Francesco Sacco
The British Journal for the History of Science, Volume 52 / Issue 4, December 2019, pp 722 – 723
doi: 10.1017/S0007087419000785 Published Online on 19 December 2019

Pablo Calvi, Latin American Adventures in Literary Journalism. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 2019. Pp. ix + 276. ISBN 978-0-8229-4565-9. $45.00 (hardback).
Molly Tun
The British Journal for the History of Science, Volume 52 / Issue 4, December 2019, pp 723 – 725
doi: 10.1017/S0007087419000797 Published Online on 19 December 2019

Mark Mccartney, Andrew Whitaker and Alastair Wood (eds.), George Gabriel Stokes: Life, Science and Faith. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2019. Pp. 253. ISBN 978-0-1988-2286-8. £35.00 (hardcover).
Paul Ranford
The British Journal for the History of Science, Volume 52 / Issue 4, December 2019, pp 725 – 726
doi: 10.1017/S0007087419000803 Published Online on 19 December 2019

James Poskett, Materials of the Mind: Phrenology, Race, and the Global History of Science, 1815–1920. Chicago and London: The University of Chicago Press, 2019. Pp. ix + 373. ISBN 978-0-2266-2675-8. $45.00 (cloth).
Emily Hayes
The British Journal for the History of Science, Volume 52 / Issue 4, December 2019, pp 726 – 728
doi: 10.1017/S0007087419000815 Published Online on 19 December 2019

John Gascoigne, Science and the State: From the Scientific Revolution to World War II. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2019. Pp. ix + 250. ISBN 978-1-3166-0938-5. £22.99 (paperback).
Caroline Cornish
The British Journal for the History of Science, Volume 52 / Issue 4, December 2019, pp 728 – 729
doi: 10.1017/S0007087419000827 Published Online on 19 December 2019

Shelley McKellar, Artificial Hearts: The Allure and Ambivalence of a Controversial Medical Technology. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2018. Pp. xii + 350. ISBN 978-1-4214-2355-5. $54.95 (hardcover).
Kaija-Liisa Koovit
The British Journal for the History of Science, Volume 52 / Issue 4, December 2019, pp 729 – 730
doi: 10.1017/S0007087419000839 Published Online on 19 December 2019

André Millard, Equipping James Bond: Guns, Gadgets, and Technological Enthusiasm. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2018. Pp. 212. ISBN 978-1-4214-2664-8. $49.95 (hardback).
John Z. Langrish
The British Journal for the History of Science, Volume 52 / Issue 4, December 2019, pp 730 – 731
doi: 10.1017/S0007087419000840 Published Online on 27 November 2019

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The British Journal for the History of Science 52 (2019), 4. in: H-Soz-Kult, 12.01.2020, <www.hsozkult.de/journal/id/zeitschriftenausgaben-12157>.
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