The British Journal for the History of Science 44 (2011), 1

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The British Journal for the History of Science 44 (2011), 1.


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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 44 - Issue 01 - March 2011

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Research Articles

The biological precedents for medieval impetus theory and its Aristotelian character
JOHANNES FRITSCHE
The British Journal for the History of Science, Volume 44, Issue 01, March 2011, pp 1 - 27
doi: 10.1017/S0007087410000774 (About doi) Published Online on 27th September 2010

‘Your astronomers and ours differ exceedingly’: the controversy over the ‘new star’ of 1572 in the light of a newly discovered text by Thomas Digges
STEPHEN PUMFREY
The British Journal for the History of Science, Volume 44, Issue 01, March 2011, pp 29 - 60
doi: 10.1017/S0007087410001317 (About doi) Published Online on 08th October 2010

The uses of analogy: James Clerk Maxwell's ‘On Faraday's lines of force’ and early Victorian analogical argument
KEVIN LAMBERT
The British Journal for the History of Science, Volume 44, Issue 01, March 2011, pp 61 - 88
doi: 10.1017/S0007087410000439 (About doi) Published Online on 22nd March 2010

Synthetic technocracy: Dutch scientific intellectuals in science, society and culture, 1880–1950
DAVID BANEKE
The British Journal for the History of Science, Volume 44, Issue 01, March 2011, pp 89 - 113
doi: 10.1017/S000708741000004X (About doi) Published Online on 14th May 2010

Obituaries

Professor Margaret J. Osler (27 November 1942–15 September 2010)
FRANK W. STAHNISCH
The British Journal for the History of Science, Volume 44, Issue 01, March 2011, pp 115 - 118
doi: 10.1017/S0007087410001342 (About doi) Published Online on 22nd November 2010

Book Reviews

Hans-Jörg Rheinberger, On Historicizing Epistemology: An Essay. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2010. Pp. ix+114. ISBN 978-0-8047-6289-2. $18.95 (paperback).
Todd Meyers
The British Journal for the History of Science, Volume 44, Issue 01, March 2011, pp 120 - 121
doi: 10.1017/S000708741100001X (About doi) Published Online on 01st March 2011

Ruth Glasner, Averroes' Physics: A Turning Point in Medieval Natural Philosophy. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2009. Pp. x+229. ISBN 978-0-19-956773-7. £37.50 (hardback).
Charles Burnett
The British Journal for the History of Science, Volume 44, Issue 01, March 2011, pp 121 - 122
doi: 10.1017/S0007087411000021 (About doi) Published Online on 01st March 2011

Niccolò Guicciardini, Isaac Newton on Mathematical Certainty and Method. Cambridge, MA and London: MIT Press, 2009. Pp. xxiii + 422. ISBN 978-0-262-01317-8. $55.00 (hardback).
Richard T.W. Arthur
The British Journal for the History of Science, Volume 44, Issue 01, March 2011, pp 122 - 124
doi: 10.1017/S0007087411000033 (About doi) Published Online on 01st March 2011

Simon Werrett, Fireworks: Pyrotechnic Arts and Sciences in European History. Chicago and London: University of Chicago Press, 2010. Pp. vii+359. ISBN 978-0-226-89377-8. £29.00 (hardback).
Brenda J. Buchanan
The British Journal for the History of Science, Volume 44, Issue 01, March 2011, pp 124 - 125
doi: 10.1017/S0007087411000045 (About doi) Published Online on 01st March 2011

P.M. Harman, The Culture of Nature in Britain 1680–1860. New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 2009. Pp. xi+393. ISBN 978-0-300-15197-8. £45.00 (hardback).
Patricia Fara
The British Journal for the History of Science, Volume 44, Issue 01, March 2011, pp 126 - 127
doi: 10.1017/S0007087411000057 (About doi) Published Online on 01st March 2011

Peter Heering, Oliver Hochadel and David J. Rhees (eds.), Playing with Fire: Histories of the Lightning Rod. Philadelphia: American Philosophical Society, 2009. Pp. xi+290. ISBN 978-1-60618-995-5. $35.00 (paperback).
Florence Grant
The British Journal for the History of Science, Volume 44, Issue 01, March 2011, pp 127 - 128
doi: 10.1017/S0007087411000069 (About doi) Published Online on 01st March 2011

J.M.I. Klaver, Scientific Expeditions to the Arab World 1761–1881. London: Oxford University Press, 2009. Pp. 255. ISBN 978-0-19-956889-5. £95.00 (hardback).
Simon Mills
The British Journal for the History of Science, Volume 44, Issue 01, March 2011, pp 128 - 130
doi: 10.1017/S0007087411000070 (About doi) Published Online on 01st March 2011

Michael R. Lynn, The Sublime Invention: Ballooning in Europe, 1783–1820. London: Pickering and Chatto, 2010. Pp. ix+240. ISBN 978-1-84893-016-2. £60.00 (hardback).
Charles C. Gillispie
The British Journal for the History of Science, Volume 44, Issue 01, March 2011, pp 130 - 131
doi: 10.1017/S0007087411000082 (About doi) Published Online on 01st March 2011

Jan Goldstein, Hysteria Complicated by Ecstasy: The Case of Nanette Leroux. Princeton and Oxford: Princeton University Press, 2010. Pp. xi+246. ISBN 978-0-691-01186-8. £20.95 (hardback).
Jacqueline Carroy
The British Journal for the History of Science, Volume 44, Issue 01, March 2011, pp 131 - 132
doi: 10.1017/S0007087411000094 (About doi) Published Online on 01st March 2011

A.W. Bates, The Anatomy of Robert Knox: Murder, Mad Science and Medical Regulation in Nineteenth-Century Edinburgh. Brighton: Sussex Academic Press, 2010. Pp. ix+228. ISBN 978-1-84519-38-2. £39.95 (hardback).
Lisa Rosner, The Anatomy Murders: Being the True and Spectacular History of Edinburgh's Notorious Burke and Hare and of the Man of Science who Abetted Them in the Commission of Their Most Heinous Crimes. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2010. Pp. vi+328. ISBN 978-0-8122-4191-4. £19.50 (hardback).
Steve Sturdy
The British Journal for the History of Science, Volume 44, Issue 01, March 2011, pp 133 - 134
doi: 10.1017/S0007087411000100 (About doi) Published Online on 01st March 2011

Amir Alexander, Duel at Dawn: Heroes, Martyrs, and the Rise of Modern Mathematics. Cambridge, MA and London: Harvard University Press, 2010. Pp. 307. ISBN 987-0-674-04661-0. £21.95 (hardback).
Karen Hunger Parshall
The British Journal for the History of Science, Volume 44, Issue 01, March 2011, pp 134 - 135
doi: 10.1017/S0007087411000112 (About doi) Published Online on 01st March 2011

Andrew Lambert, Franklin: Tragic Hero of Polar Navigation. London: Faber and Faber, 2009. Pp. xii+428. ISBN 978-0-571-23160-7. £20.00 (hardback).
Frank A.J.L. James
The British Journal for the History of Science, Volume 44, Issue 01, March 2011, pp 135 - 137
doi: 10.1017/S0007087411000124 (About doi) Published Online on 01st March 2011

Juliana Adelman, Communities of Science in Nineteenth-Century Ireland. London: Pickering and Chatto, 2009. Pp. xi+221. ISBN 978-1-85196-653-0. £60.00 (hardback).
Clara Cullen
The British Journal for the History of Science, Volume 44, Issue 01, March 2011, pp 137 - 138
doi: 10.1017/S0007087411000136 (About doi) Published Online on 01st March 2011

Basil Mahon, Oliver Heaviside: Maverick Mastermind of Electricity. London: Institution of Engineering and Technology Press, 2009. Pp. xvii+183. ISBN 978-0-86341-965-2. £15.00/ $30.00 (paperback).
Graeme Gooday
The British Journal for the History of Science, Volume 44, Issue 01, March 2011, pp 138 - 140
doi: 10.1017/S0007087411000148 (About doi) Published Online on 01st March 2011

Christoph Gradmann, Laboratory Disease: Robert Koch's Medical Bacteriology, translated by Elborg Forster. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2009. Pp. 318. ISBN 978-0-8018-9313-1. £18.00 (hardback).
James E. Strick
The British Journal for the History of Science, Volume 44, Issue 01, March 2011, pp 140 - 141
doi: 10.1017/S000708741100015X (About doi) Published Online on 01st March 2011

Heiner Fangerau, Spinning the Scientific Web: Jacques Loeb (1859–1924) und sein Programm einer internationalen biomedizinischen Grundlagenforschung. Berlin: Akademie Verlag, 2010. Pp. 280. ISBN 978-3-05-004528-3. €59.80 (hardback).
Max Stadler
The British Journal for the History of Science, Volume 44, Issue 01, March 2011, pp 141 - 143
doi: 10.1017/S0007087411000161 (About doi) Published Online on 01st March 2011

Suman Seth, Crafting the Quantum: Arnold Sommerfeld and the Practice of Theory, 1890–1926. Cambridge, MA and London: MIT Press, 2010. Pp. vii+378. ISBN 978-0-262-01373-4. £23.95 (hardback).
Olivier Darrigol
The British Journal for the History of Science, Volume 44, Issue 01, March 2011, pp 143 - 144
doi: 10.1017/S0007087411000173 (About doi) Published Online on 01st March 2011

Heather Wolffram, The Stepchildren of Science. Psychical Research and Parapsychology in Germany, c.1870–1939. Amsterdam and New York: Ropodi, 2009. Pp. 342. ISBN 978-90-420-2728-2. £70.00 (hardback).
Andreas Sommer
The British Journal for the History of Science, Volume 44, Issue 01, March 2011, pp 144 - 146
doi: 10.1017/S0007087411000185 (About doi) Published Online on 01st March 2011

Charles G. Gross, A Hole in the Head: More Tales in the History of Neuroscience. Cambridge, MA and London: MIT Press, 2009. Pp. x+356. ISBN 978-0-262-01338-3. £25.95 (hardback).
Jeff Wolf
The British Journal for the History of Science, Volume 44, Issue 01, March 2011, pp 146 - 147
doi: 10.1017/S0007087411000197 (About doi) Published Online on 01st March 2011

Amparo Gómez Rodríguez and Antonio Fco. Canales Serrano (eds.), Ciencia y fascismo: La ciencia española de posguerra. Barcelona: Laertes, 2009. Pp. 358. ISBN 978-84-7584-657-6. €19.50 (paperback).
Michael Richards
The British Journal for the History of Science, Volume 44, Issue 01, March 2011, pp 148 - 149
doi: 10.1017/S0007087411000203 (About doi) Published Online on 01st March 2011

Matthias Berg, Jens Thiel and Peter Th. Walther (eds.), Mit Feder und Schwert: Militär und Wissenschaft-Wissenschaftler und Krieg. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2009. Pp. 380. ISBN 978-3-515-09606-5. €46.00 (paperback).
Mark Walker
The British Journal for the History of Science, Volume 44, Issue 01, March 2011, pp 149 - 151
doi: 10.1017/S0007087411000215 (About doi) Published Online on 01st March 2011

Susanne Heim, Carola Sachse and Mark Walker (eds.), The Kaiser Wilhelm Society under National Socialism. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2009. Pp. xxiv+477. ISBN 978-0-521-87906-4. £45.00 (hardback).
Margit Szöllösi-Janze
The British Journal for the History of Science, Volume 44, Issue 01, March 2011, pp 151 - 152
doi: 10.1017/S0007087411000227 (About doi) Published Online on 01st March 2011

Peter J.T. Morris (ed.), Science for the Nation: Perspectives on the History of the Science Museum. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2010. Pp. xxi+350. ISBN 978-0-230-23009-5. £65.00 (hardback).
Richard Dunn
The British Journal for the History of Science, Volume 44, Issue 01, March 2011, pp 152 - 153
doi: 10.1017/S0007087411000239 (About doi) Published Online on 01st March 2011

Adrian Johns, Piracy: The Intellectual Property Wars from Gutenberg to Gates. Chicago and London: University of Chicago Press, 2009. Pp. 626. ISBN 928-0-226-40118-8. $35.00 (hardback).
Christine Macleod
The British Journal for the History of Science, Volume 44, Issue 01, March 2011, pp 153 - 155
doi: 10.1017/S0007087411000240 (About doi) Published Online on 01st March 2011

Books Received

Books received
The British Journal for the History of Science, Volume 44, Issue 01, March 2011, pp 157 - 159
doi: 10.1017/S0007087411000264 (About doi) Published Online on 01st March 2011

Zitation
The British Journal for the History of Science 44 (2011), 1. in: H-Soz-Kult, 06.06.2011, <www.hsozkult.de/journal/id/zeitschriftenausgaben-6198>.
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