The British Journal for the History of Science 45 (2013), 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 45 - Special Issue 04 - December 2012

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Table of Contents

Research Articles

Introduction: British nuclear culture
JONATHAN HOGG, CHRISTOPH LAUCHT
The British Journal for the History of Science , Volume 45 , Special Issue 04 – Special Issue: Transnational History of Science , December 2012, pp 479 – 493
doi: 10.1017/S0007087412001008 (About doi) Published Online on 02nd November 2012

What is British nuclear culture? Understanding Uranium 235
JEFF HUGHES
The British Journal for the History of Science , Volume 45 , Special Issue 04 – Special Issue: Transnational History of Science , December 2012, pp 495 – 518
doi: 10.1017/S0007087412001021 (About doi) Published Online on 21st January 2013

‘Never a credible weapon’: nuclear cultures in British government during the era of the H-bomb
RICHARD MAGUIRE
The British Journal for the History of Science , Volume 45 , Special Issue 04 – Special Issue: Transnational History of Science , December 2012, pp 519 – 533
doi: 10.1017/S0007087412001033 (About doi) Published Online on 21st January 2013

‘The family that feared tomorrow’: British nuclear culture and individual experience in the late 1950s
JONATHAN HOGG
The British Journal for the History of Science , Volume 45 , Special Issue 04 – Special Issue: Transnational History of Science , December 2012, pp 535 – 549
doi: 10.1017/S0007087412001045 (About doi) Published Online on 21st January 2013

Safeguarding the atom: the nuclear enthusiasm of Muriel Howorth
PAIGE JOHNSON
The British Journal for the History of Science , Volume 45 , Special Issue 04 – Special Issue: Transnational History of Science , December 2012, pp 551 – 571
doi: 10.1017/S0007087412001057 (About doi) Published Online on 21st January 2013

Jacob Bronowski: a humanist intellectual for an atomic age, 1946–1956
RALPH DESMARAIS
The British Journal for the History of Science , Volume 45 , Special Issue 04 – Special Issue: Transnational History of Science , December 2012, pp 573 – 589
doi: 10.1017/S0007087412001069 (About doi) Published Online on 21st January 2013

Atoms for the people: the Atomic Scientists' Association, the British state and nuclear education in the Atom Train exhibition, 1947–1948
CHRISTOPH LAUCHT
The British Journal for the History of Science , Volume 45 , Special Issue 04 – Special Issue: Transnational History of Science , December 2012, pp 591 – 608
doi: 10.1017/S0007087412001070 (About doi) Published Online on 21st January 2013

‘The monster’? The British popular press and nuclear culture, 1945–early 1960s
ADRIAN BINGHAM
The British Journal for the History of Science , Volume 45 , Special Issue 04 – Special Issue: Transnational History of Science , December 2012, pp 609 – 624
doi: 10.1017/S0007087412001082 (About doi) Published Online on 21st January 2013

The Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament and changing attitudes towards the Earth in the nuclear age
JODI BURKETT
The British Journal for the History of Science , Volume 45 , Special Issue 04 – Special Issue: Transnational History of Science , December 2012, pp 625 – 639
doi: 10.1017/S0007087412001094 (About doi) Published Online on 21st January 2013

Seven Days to Noon: containing the atomic threat
DAVID SEED
The British Journal for the History of Science , Volume 45 , Special Issue 04 – Special Issue: Transnational History of Science , December 2012, pp 641 – 652
doi: 10.1017/S0007087412001100 (About doi) Published Online on 21st January 2013

Protect/Protest: British nuclear fiction of the 1980s
DANIEL CORDLE
The British Journal for the History of Science , Volume 45 , Special Issue 04 – Special Issue: Transnational History of Science , December 2012, pp 653 – 669
doi: 10.1017/S0007087412001112 (About doi) Published Online on 21st January 2013

Essay Review

Observations on observations
John V. Pickstone
The British Journal for the History of Science , Volume 45 , Special Issue 04 – Special Issue: Transnational History of Science , December 2012, pp 671 – 675
doi: 10.1017/S0007087412001367 (About doi) Published Online on 21st January 2013

Book Reviews

Darrigol, A History of Optics: From Greek Antiquity to the Nineteenth Century. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012. Pp. xii + 327. ISBN 978-0-19-964437-7. £35.00 (hardback).
Fokko Jan Dijksterhuis
The British Journal for the History of Science , Volume 45 , Special Issue 04 – Special Issue: Transnational History of Science , December 2012, pp 678 – 679
doi: 10.1017/S0007087412001148 (About doi) Published Online on 21st January 2013

Netz, Noel, Tchernetska and Wilson (eds.), The Archimedes Palimpsest. 2 volume set. Volume 1: Catalogue and Commentary; Volume 2: Images and Transcription. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press for the Walters Art Museum, 2011. Pp. viii + 342; x + 344. ISBN 978-1-107-01457-2. £150/$215.00 (hardback).
Serafina Cuomo
The British Journal for the History of Science , Volume 45 , Special Issue 04 – Special Issue: Transnational History of Science , December 2012, pp 679 – 681
doi: 10.1017/S000708741200115X (About doi) Published Online on 21st January 2013

McWilliams, Magical Thinking: History, Possibility and the Idea of the Occult. London: Continuum, 2012. Pp. x + 187. ISBN 978-1-4411-1697-0. £65.00 (hardback).
Claire Fanger
The British Journal for the History of Science , Volume 45 , Special Issue 04 – Special Issue: Transnational History of Science , December 2012, pp 681 – 682
doi: 10.1017/S0007087412001161 (About doi) Published Online on 21st January 2013

Fletcher, A Study of the Life and Works of Athanasius Kircher, ‘Germanus Incredibilis’. With a Selection of His Unpublished Correspondence and an Annotated Translation of His Autobiography. Leiden and Boston: Brill, 2011. Pp. xxxiv + 607. ISBN 978-90-04-20712-7. €184.00 (hardback).
Daniel Stolzenberg
The British Journal for the History of Science , Volume 45 , Special Issue 04 – Special Issue: Transnational History of Science , December 2012, pp 683 – 685
doi: 10.1017/S0007087412001185 (About doi) Published Online on 21st January 2013

Ferreiro, Measure of the Earth: The Enlightenment Expedition that Reshaped the World. New York: Basic Books, 2011. Pp. xix + 353. ISBN 978-0-465-01723-2. $28.00 (hardback).
Patricia Fara
The British Journal for the History of Science , Volume 45 , Special Issue 04 – Special Issue: Transnational History of Science , December 2012, pp 685 – 686
doi: 10.1017/S0007087412001197 (About doi) Published Online on 21st January 2013

Kutzinski and Ette (eds.), Alexander von Humboldt. Political Essay on the Island of Cuba: A Critical Edition. Chicago and London: The University of Chicago Press, 2011. Pp. xxvi + 519. ISBN 978-0-226-46568-5. £45.00 (hardback).
Alison E. Martin
The British Journal for the History of Science , Volume 45 , Special Issue 04 – Special Issue: Transnational History of Science , December 2012, pp 686 – 687
doi: 10.1017/S0007087412001203 (About doi) Published Online on 21st January 2013

Fyfe, Steam-Powered Knowledge: William Chambers and the Business of Publishing, 1820–1860. Chicago and London: The University of Chicago Press, 2012. Pp. xvi + 313. ISBN 978-0-226-27651-9. £32.50 (hardback).
Gowan Dawson
The British Journal for the History of Science , Volume 45 , Special Issue 04 – Special Issue: Transnational History of Science , December 2012, pp 687 – 688
doi: 10.1017/S0007087412001215 (About doi) Published Online on 21st January 2013

Russell and Hudson, Early Railway Chemistry and Its Legacy. Cambridge: Royal Society of Chemistry, 2012. Pp. xiii + 193. ISBN 978-1-84973-326-7. £29.99 (paperback).
Robert G.W. Anderson
The British Journal for the History of Science , Volume 45 , Special Issue 04 – Special Issue: Transnational History of Science , December 2012, pp 688 – 690
doi: 10.1017/S0007087412001227 (About doi) Published Online on 21st January 2013

Qureshi, Peoples on Parade: Exhibitions, Empire, and Anthropology in Nineteenth-Century Britain. Chicago and London: The University of Chicago Press, 2011. Pp. vii + 382 ISBN 978-0-266-70096-0. £29.00 (hardback).
Efram Sera-Shriar
The British Journal for the History of Science , Volume 45 , Special Issue 04 – Special Issue: Transnational History of Science , December 2012, pp 690 – 691
doi: 10.1017/S0007087412001239 (About doi) Published Online on 21st January 2013

Abt, American Egyptologist: The Life of James Henry Breasted and the Creation of His Oriental Institute. Chicago and London: The University of Chicago Press, 2011. Pp. xix + 510. ISBN 978-0-226-00110-4. £29.00 (hardback).
William Carruthers
The British Journal for the History of Science , Volume 45 , Special Issue 04 – Special Issue: Transnational History of Science , December 2012, pp 691 – 692
doi: 10.1017/S0007087412001240 (About doi) Published Online on 21st January 2013

Maria Lane, Geographies of Mars: Seeing and Knowing the Red Planet. Chicago and London: The University of Chicago Press, 2011. Pp. xiv + 266. ISBN 978-0-226-47078-8. $45.00 (hardback).
Joshua Nall
The British Journal for the History of Science , Volume 45 , Special Issue 04 – Special Issue: Transnational History of Science , December 2012, pp 692 – 694
doi: 10.1017/S0007087412001252 (About doi) Published Online on 21st January 2013

Sloan and Fogel (eds.), Creating a Physical Biology: The Three-Man Paper and Early Molecular Biology. Chicago and London: The University of Chicago Press, 2011. Pp. ix + 319. ISBN 978-0-226-76783-3. £22.50 (paperback).
Neeraja Sankaran
The British Journal for the History of Science , Volume 45 , Special Issue 04 – Special Issue: Transnational History of Science , December 2012, pp 694 – 695
doi: 10.1017/S0007087412001264 (About doi) Published Online on 21st January 2013

Derry, Art and Science in Breeding: Creating Better Chickens. Toronto, Buffalo and London: University of Toronto Press, 2012. Pp. viii + 281. ISBN 978-1-4426-4395-6. $65.00 (hardback).
Dominic Berry
The British Journal for the History of Science , Volume 45 , Special Issue 04 – Special Issue: Transnational History of Science , December 2012, pp 695 – 697
doi: 10.1017/S0007087412001276 (About doi) Published Online on 21st January 2013

McLaren, Reproduction by Design: Sex, Robots, Trees, and Test-Tube Babies. Chicago and London: The University of Chicago Press, 2012. Pp. viii + 235. ISBN 978-0-226-56069-4. $55.00 (hardback).
Jane Maienschein
The British Journal for the History of Science , Volume 45 , Special Issue 04 – Special Issue: Transnational History of Science , December 2012, pp 697 – 699
doi: 10.1017/S0007087412001288 (About doi) Published Online on 21st January 2013

Regal, Searching for Sasquatch: Crackpots, Eggheads, and Cryptozoology. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2011. Pp. xi + 249. ISBN 978-0-2300-11147-9. £55.00 (hardback).
Sebastian Normandin
The British Journal for the History of Science , Volume 45 , Special Issue 04 – Special Issue: Transnational History of Science , December 2012, pp 699 – 700
doi: 10.1017/S000708741200129X (About doi) Published Online on 21st January 2013

Bentley, The Life and Thought of Herbert Butterfield: History, Science and God. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2011. Pp. xv + 381. ISBN 978-1-107-00397-2. £50.00 (hardback).
Frank A.J.L. James
The British Journal for the History of Science , Volume 45 , Special Issue 04 – Special Issue: Transnational History of Science , December 2012, pp 700 – 701
doi: 10.1017/S0007087412001306 (About doi) Published Online on 21st January 2013

Mullaney, Coming to Terms with the Nation: Ethnic Classification in Modern China. Berkeley, Los Angeles and London: University of California Press, 2010. Pp. xiv + 232. ISBN 978-0-520-26278-2. £41.95 (hardback).
Howard Chiang
The British Journal for the History of Science , Volume 45 , Special Issue 04 – Special Issue: Transnational History of Science , December 2012, pp 702 – 703
doi: 10.1017/S0007087412001318 (About doi) Published Online on 21st January 2013

Mahoney, Histories of Computing. Cambridge, MA and London: Harvard University Press, 2011. Pp. x + 250. ISBN 978-0-674-05568-1. £36.95 (hardback).
Mark Priestley
The British Journal for the History of Science , Volume 45 , Special Issue 04 – Special Issue: Transnational History of Science , December 2012, pp 703 – 704
doi: 10.1017/S000708741200132X (About doi) Published Online on 21st January 2013

Medina, Cybernetic Revolutionaries: Technology and Politics in Allende's Chile. Cambridge, MA and London: MIT Press, 2011. Pp. xv + 326. ISBN 978-0-262-01649-0. £22.95 (hardback).
Nancy Anderson
The British Journal for the History of Science , Volume 45 , Special Issue 04 – Special Issue: Transnational History of Science , December 2012, pp 704 – 706
doi: 10.1017/S0007087412001331 (About doi) Published Online on 21st January 2013

Hughes, Genentech: The Beginnings of Biotech. Chicago and London: The University of Chicago Press, 2011. Pp. xv + 215. ISBN 978-0-226-35918-2. $25.00 (hardback).
Duncan Wilson
The British Journal for the History of Science , Volume 45 , Special Issue 04 – Special Issue: Transnational History of Science , December 2012, pp 706 – 707
doi: 10.1017/S0007087412001343 (About doi) Published Online on 21st January 2013

Wynne, Rationality and Ritual: Participation and Exclusion in Nuclear Decision-Making. London and Washington, DC: Earthscan, 2011. Pp. xxvii + 228. ISBN 978-1-84971-161-6. £24.99 (paperback).
Max K. Wallis
The British Journal for the History of Science , Volume 45 , Special Issue 04 – Special Issue: Transnational History of Science , December 2012, pp 708 – 709
doi: 10.1017/S0007087412001355 (About doi) Published Online on 21st January 2013

Books Received

Books received
The British Journal for the History of Science , Volume 45 , Special Issue 04 – Special Issue: Transnational History of Science , December 2012, pp 711 – 713
doi: 10.1017/S0007087412001136 (About doi) Published Online on 21st January 2013

Index Of Authors

Index of authors
The British Journal for the History of Science , Volume 45 , Special Issue 04 – Special Issue: Transnational History of Science , December 2012, pp 715 – 715
doi: 10.1017/S0007087412001124 (About doi) Published Online on 21st January 2013

Books Reviewed

Books reviewed
The British Journal for the History of Science , Volume 45 , Special Issue 04 – Special Issue: Transnational History of Science , December 2012, pp 717 – 719
doi: 10.1017/S0007087412001379 (About doi) Published Online on 21st January 2013

Book Reviews

Hirai, Medical Humanism and Natural Philosophy: Renaissance Debates on Matter, Life, and the Soul. Leiden: Brill, 2012. Pp. xiii + 227. ISBN 978-90-04-218171-0. €99.00 (hardback).
Anna Marie Roos
The British Journal for the History of Science , Volume 45 , Special Issue 04 – Special Issue: Transnational History of Science , December 2012, pp 682 – 683
doi: 10.1017/S0007087412001173 (About doi) Published Online on 21st January 2013

Zitation
The British Journal for the History of Science 45 (2013), 4. in: H-Soz-Kult, 13.02.2013, <www.hsozkult.de/journal/id/zeitschriftenausgaben-7402>.
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