The British Journal for the History of Science 41 (2008), 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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THE BRITISH JOURNAL FOR THE HISTORY OF SCIENCE
Volume 41 - Issue 04 - December 2008

TABLE OF CONTENTS

The Janus face of modernity: Michael Faraday in the twentieth century
FRANK A. J. L. JAMES
The British Journal for the History of Science, Volume 41, Issue 04, December 2008, pp 477 - 516
doi:10.1017/S000708740800126X Published online by Cambridge University Press 28 Aug 2008

Bipartisan politics and practical knowledge: advertising of public science in two London newspapers, 1695–1720
JEFFREY R. WIGELSWORTH
The British Journal for the History of Science, Volume 41, Issue 04, December 2008, pp 517 - 540
doi:10.1017/S0007087408001222 Published online by Cambridge University Press 15 Jul 2008

Presbyterians and science in the north of Ireland before 1874
ANDREW R. HOLMES
The British Journal for the History of Science, Volume 41, Issue 04, December 2008, pp 541 - 565
doi:10.1017/S0007087408001234 Published online by Cambridge University Press 15 Jul 2008]

What happened in the sixties?
JON AGAR
The British Journal for the History of Science, Volume 41, Issue 04, December 2008, pp 567 - 600
doi:10.1017/S0007087408001179 Published online by Cambridge University Press 15 Jul 2008

George Saliba, Islamic Science and the Making of the European Renaissance. Cambridge, MA and London: MIT Press, 2007. Pp. xi+315. ISBN 978-0-262-19557-7. £24.95 (hardback).
Silke Ackermann
The British Journal for the History of Science, Volume 41, Issue 04, December 2008, pp 602 - 603
doi:10.1017/S000708740800160X Published online by Cambridge University Press 17 Dec 2008

Matthew McLean, The Cosmographia of Sebastian Münster: Describing the World in the Reformation. Aldershot: Ashgate, 2007. Pp. viii+378. ISBN 978-0-7546-5843-6. £60.00 (hardback).
Adam Mosley
The British Journal for the History of Science, Volume 41, Issue 04, December 2008, pp 603 - 605
doi:10.1017/S0007087408001611 Published online by Cambridge University Press 17 Dec 2008

Adam Mosley, Bearing the Heavens: Tycho Brahe and the Astronomical Community of the Late Sixteenth Century. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2007. Pp. xiv+354. ISBN 978-0-521-83866-5. £55.00 (hardback).
Pamela H. Smith
The British Journal for the History of Science, Volume 41, Issue 04, December 2008, pp 605 - 606
doi:10.1017/S0007087408001623 Published online by Cambridge University Press 17 Dec 2008

Louise H. Curth, English Almanacs, Astrology and Popular Medicine: 1550–1700. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2007. Pp. xi+283. ISBN 978-0-7190-6928-4. £55.00 (hardback).
H. Darrel Rutkin
The British Journal for the History of Science, Volume 41, Issue 04, December 2008, pp 606 - 608
doi:10.1017/S0007087408001635 Published online by Cambridge University Press 17 Dec 2008

Tara Nummedal, Alchemy and Authority in the Holy Roman Empire. Chicago and London: University of Chicago Press, 2007. Pp. xvii +260. ISBN 978-0-226-60856-3. $37.50, £22.00 (hardback).
Bruce T. Moran, Andreas Libavius and the Transformation of Alchemy: Separating Chemical Cultures with Polemical Fire. Sagamore Beach, MA: Science History Publications/USA, 2007. Pp. viii+344. ISBN 978-0-88135-395-7. $49.95 (hardback).
Anna Marie Roos
The British Journal for the History of Science, Volume 41, Issue 04, December 2008, pp 608 - 610
doi:10.1017/S0007087408001647 Published online by Cambridge University Press 17 Dec 2008

Ursula Klein and Wolfgang Lefèvre, Materials in Eighteenth-Century Science: A Historical Ontology. Cambridge, MA and London: MIT Press, 2007. Pp. x+345. ISBN 978-0-262-11306-6. £24.95 (hardback).
Matthew D. Eddy
The British Journal for the History of Science, Volume 41, Issue 04, December 2008, pp 610 - 611
doi:10.1017/S0007087408001659 Published online by Cambridge University Press 17 Dec 2008

Maurice Crosland, The Language of Science: From the Vernacular to the Technical. Cambridge: Lutterworth Press, 2006. Pp. 128. ISBN 978-0-7188-3060-1. £12.50, $27.50 (paperback).
Maurice Crosland, Scientific Institutions and Practice in France and Britain, c. 1700–1870. Aldershot: Ashgate, 2007. Pp. 228. ISBN 978-0-7546-5913-6. £60.00 (hardback).
Charles C. Gillispie
The British Journal for the History of Science, Volume 41, Issue 04, December 2008, pp 611 - 613
doi:10.1017/S0007087408001684 Published online by Cambridge University Press 17 Dec 2008

John Carson, The Measure of Merit: Talent, Intelligence, and Inequality in the French and American Republics, 1750–1940. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2007. Pp. xvii+401. ISBN 0-691-01715-8. £26.95 (hardback).
James W. Reed
The British Journal for the History of Science, Volume 41, Issue 04, December 2008, pp 613 - 614
doi:10.1017/S0007087408001696 Published online by Cambridge University Press 17 Dec 2008

Ralph O'Connor, The Earth on Show: Fossils and the Poetics of Popular Science, 1802–1856. Chicago and London: University of Chicago Press, 2007. Pp. xiii+541. ISBN 978-0-226-61668-1. £23.50 (hardback).
Nicolaas A. Rupke
The British Journal for the History of Science, Volume 41, Issue 04, December 2008, pp 614 - 616
doi:10.1017/S0007087408001702 Published online by Cambridge University Press 17 Dec 2008

Bernard Lightman, Victorian Popularizers of Science: Designing Nature for New Audiences. Chicago and London: University of Chicago Press, 2007. Pp. xvi+545. ISBN 978-0-226-48118-0. $37.50, £23.50 (hardback).
Ruth Barton
The British Journal for the History of Science, Volume 41, Issue 04, December 2008, pp 616 - 617
doi:10.1017/S0007087408001726 Published online by Cambridge University Press 17 Dec 2008

Peter Broks, Understanding Popular Science. Maidenhead: Open University Press, 2006. Pp. xi +183. ISBN 0-335-21548-3. £17.99 (paperback).
Jonathan R. Topham
The British Journal for the History of Science, Volume 41, Issue 04, December 2008, pp 617 - 619
doi:10.1017/S000708740800174X Published online by Cambridge University Press 17 Dec 2008

Peter Becker and Richard F. Wetzell (eds.), Criminals and Their Scientists: The History of Criminology in International Perspective. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press and Washington, DC: German Historical Institute, 2006. Pp. xiii+492. ISBN 978-0-521-81012-8. £60.00, $85.00 (hardback).
Cesare Lombroso, Criminal Man. Translated and with a new Introduction by Mary Gibson and Nicole Hahn Rafter. Durham and London: Duke University Press, 2006. Pp. xvii+424. ISBN 0-8223-3723-1. £15.95 (paperback).
Roger Smith
The British Journal for the History of Science, Volume 41, Issue 04, December 2008, pp 619 - 621
doi:10.1017/S0007087408001751 Published online by Cambridge University Press 17 Dec 2008

Sarah E. Igo, The Averaged American: Surveys, Citizens, and the Making of a Mass Public. Cambridge, MA and London: Harvard University Press, 2007. Pp. 398. ISBN 978-0-674-02321-5. £22.95 (hardback).
Michael Pettit
The British Journal for the History of Science, Volume 41, Issue 04, December 2008, pp 621 - 623
doi:10.1017/S0007087408001763 Published online by Cambridge University Press 17 Dec 2008]

Margaret A. Boden, Mind as Machine: A History of Cognitive Science. 2 vols. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2006. Pp. xlviii+xxiii+1631. ISBN 0-19-924144-9. £125.00 (hardback).
Tara H. Abraham
The British Journal for the History of Science, Volume 41, Issue 04, December 2008, pp 623 - 624
doi:10.1017/S0007087408001775 Published online by Cambridge University Press 17 Dec 2008

John Krige, American Hegemony and the Postwar Reconstruction of Science in Europe. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2006. Pp. 384. ISBN 0-262-11297-3. $40.00, £25.95 (hardback).
Jeff Hughes
The British Journal for the History of Science, Volume 41, Issue 04, December 2008, pp 624 - 626
doi:10.1017/S0007087408001787 Published online by Cambridge University Press 17 Dec 2008

Mariana Mazzucatto and Giovanni Dosi (eds.) Knowledge Accumulation and Industry Evolution: The Case of Pharma-Biotech. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2006. Pp. xvii+446. ISBN 978-0-521-85822-4. £48.00 (hardback).
Viviane Quirke
The British Journal for the History of Science, Volume 41, Issue 04, December 2008, pp 626 - 628
doi:10.1017/S0007087408001799 Published online by Cambridge University Press 17 Dec 2008

Edward J. Hackett, Olga Amsterdamska, Michael Lynch and Judy Wajcman (eds.) The Handbook of Science and Technology Studies, Third Edition. Cambridge, MA and London: MIT Press, 2007. Pp. xiv+1065. ISBN 978-0-262-08364-5. £35.95 (hardback).
Jesse Richmond
The British Journal for the History of Science, Volume 41, Issue 04, December 2008, pp 628 - 629
doi:10.1017/S0007087408001829 Published online by Cambridge University Press 17 Dec 2008

Books received
The British Journal for the History of Science, Volume 41, Issue 04, December 2008, pp 631 - 633
doi:10.1017/S0007087408001854 Published online by Cambridge University Press 17 Dec 2008

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The British Journal for the History of Science 41 (2008), 4. in: H-Soz-Kult, 15.06.2009, <www.hsozkult.de/journal/id/zeitschriftenausgaben-4911>.
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