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  1.  5
    Peter J Bowler. A History of the Future: Prophets of Progress From H. G. Wells to Isaac Asimov. X + 287 Pp., Figs., Illus., Notes, Bibl., Index. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2017. $74.99 (Cloth); ISBN 9781107148734. [REVIEW]Mark B. Adams - 2021 - Isis 112 (1):205-206.
  2.  3
    Marilyn Fischer. Jane Addams’s Evolutionary Theorizing: Constructing “Democracy and Social Ethics.” 263 Pp., Notes, Bibl., Index. Chicago/London: University of Chicago Press, 2019. $45 (Cloth); ISBN 9780226631325. E-Book Available. [REVIEW]Peder Anker - 2021 - Isis 112 (1):195-196.
  3.  2
    Rohan Deb Roy. Malarial Subjects: Empire, Medicine, and Nonhumans in British India, 1820–1909. Xv + 332 Pp., Illus., Bibl., Index. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2017. £75 (Cloth); ISBN 9781107172364. E-Book Available (Open Access). [REVIEW]Patricia Barton - 2021 - Isis 112 (1):192-193.
  4.  3
    Alison M Roberts. Hathor’s Alchemy: The Ancient Egyptian Roots of the Hermetic Art. 336 Pp., Notes, Bibl., Index. East Sussex: Northgate Publishers, 2019. £27.50 (Paper); ISBN 9780952423331. [REVIEW]Marco Beretta - 2021 - Isis 112 (1):181-181.
  5.  6
    A River Is Not a Pendulum: Sediments of Science in the World of Tides.Debjani Bhattacharyya - 2021 - Isis 112 (1):141-149.
  6.  3
    Joel Faflak (Editor). Marking Time: Romanticism and Evolution. X + 321 Pp., Index. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2017. $57.75 (Cloth); ISBN 9781442644304. [REVIEW]Andrew Burkett - 2021 - Isis 112 (1):190-192.
  7.  3
    Nadine Ehlers; Shiloh Krupar. Deadly Biocultures: The Ethics of Life-Making. Ix + 242 Pp., Notes, Index. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2019. $27 (Paper); ISBN 9781517905071. Cloth and E-Book Available. [REVIEW]Nancy D. Campbell - 2021 - Isis 112 (1):208-209.
  8.  2
    Water and Planetary History. [REVIEW]Lino Camprubí - 2021 - Isis 112 (1):164-167.
  9.  2
    Jaime Marroquín Arredondo; Ralph Bauer (Editors). Translating Nature: Cross-Cultural Histories of Early Modern Science. (The Early Modern Americas.) Vi + 355 Pp., Notes, Index. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2019. £47 (Cloth); ISBN 9780812250930. [REVIEW]Jorge Cañizares-Esguerra - 2021 - Isis 112 (1):187-188.
  10.  4
    Letter to the Editor.Richard C. Carrier - 2021 - Isis 112 (1):154-155.
  11.  2
    Science Shaping Modernity: Stephen Gaukroger’s Four-Volume Series Completed.H. Floris Cohen - 2021 - Isis 112 (1):156-163.
  12.  2
    Paul-André Rosental. A Human Garden: French Policy and the Transatlantic Legacies of Eugenic Experimentation. Translated by Carolyn Avery. Foreword by Theodore M. Porter. (Berghahn Monographs in French Studies, 16.) 248 Pp., Illus., Bibl., Index. New York/Oxford: Berghahn Books, 2019. $135 (Cloth); ISBN 9781789205435. E-Book Available. [REVIEW]Alice L. Conklin - 2021 - Isis 112 (1):206-207.
  13.  2
    The Giant Remains: Mesoamerican Natural History, Medicine, and Cycles of Empire.Mackenzie Cooley - 2021 - Isis 112 (1):45-67.
  14.  1
    M. Norton Wise. Aesthetics, Industry, and Science: Hermann von Helmholtz and the Berlin Physical Society. 432 Pp., Figs., Bibl., Index. Chicago/London: University of Chicago Press, 2018. $45 (Cloth); ISBN 9780226531359. E-Book Available. [REVIEW]Angela N. H. Creager - 2021 - Isis 112 (1):202-203.
  15.  3
    Taxonomy, Race Science, and Mexican Maize.Helen Anne Curry - 2021 - Isis 112 (1):1-21.
  16.  1
    Peter H. Hoffenberg. A Science of Our Own: Exhibitions and the Rise of Australian Public Science. (Science and Culture in the Nineteenth Century.) Vii + 196 Pp., Figs., Bibl., Notes, Index. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 2019. $45 (Cloth); ISBN 9780822945765. E-Book Available. [REVIEW]James Dunk - 2021 - Isis 112 (1):193-194.
  17.  3
    Jan Surman. Universities in Imperial Austria, 1848–1918: A Social History of a Multilingual Space. (Central European Studies.) Xiv + 458 Pp., Illus., Tables, Notes, Bibl., Index. West Lafayette, Ind.: Purdue University Press, 2018. $49.95 (Paper); ISBN 9781557538376. [REVIEW]Wolfgang Göderle - 2021 - Isis 112 (1):197-198.
  18.  2
    Margery Fee. Polar Bear. (Animal.) 224 Pp., Figs., Bibl., Index. London: Reaktion Books, 2019. £12.95 (Paper); ISBN 9781789141467. [REVIEW]Ann Norton Greene - 2021 - Isis 112 (1):168-169.
  19.  1
    Mark Dennis Robinson. The Market in Mind: How Financialization Is Shaping Neuroscience, Translational Medicine, and Innovation in Biotechnology. Xi + 309 Pp., Notes, Bibl., Index. Cambridge, Mass./London: MIT Press, 2019. $40 (Paper); ISBN 9780262536875. [REVIEW]Lianne Habinek - 2021 - Isis 112 (1):213-214.
  20.  3
    Esteban Law. Das Corpus Hermeticum—Wirkungsgeschichte: Transzendenz, Immanenz, Ethik. (Clavis Pansophiae, 7,3.1.) 472 Pp., Bibl., Index. Stuttgart-Bad Cannstatt: Frommann-Holzboog, 2018. €198 (Cloth); ISBN 9783772818202. [REVIEW]Wouter J. Hanegraaff - 2021 - Isis 112 (1):179-180.
  21.  2
    Gillen D’Arcy Wood. Land of Wondrous Cold: The Race to Discover Antarctica and Unlock the Secrets of Its Ice. 312 Pp., Figs., Bibl., Index. Princeton, N.J./Oxford: Princeton University Press, 2020. $27.95 (Cloth); ISBN 9780691172200. E-Book and Audiobook Available. [REVIEW]Vanessa Heggie - 2021 - Isis 112 (1):194-195.
  22.  3
    Robert Serber. The Los Alamos Primer: The First Lectures on How to Build an Atomic Bomb. Introduction by Richard Rhodes. 176 Pp., Figs., Apps., Index. Oakland: University of California Press, 2020. $17.95 (E-Book); ISBN 9780520344174. Paperback Available. [REVIEW]Matthew Hersch - 2021 - Isis 112 (1):209-210.
  23.  2
    Peter G. Knight. Glacier: Nature and Culture. (Earth.) 224 Pp., Bibl., Index. London: Reaktion Books, 2019. $24.95 (Paper); ISBN 9781789141344. [REVIEW]Adrian Howkins - 2021 - Isis 112 (1):169-170.
  24.  3
    Herbert L. Kessler; Richard G. Newhauser (Editors). Optics, Ethics, and Art in the Thirteenth and Fourteenth Centuries: Looking Into Peter of Limoge’s “Moral Treatise on the Eye.” With the Assistance of Arthur J. Russell. Xiv + 212 Pp., Figs., Notes, Bibl., Illus., Index. Toronto: PIMS, 2018. $95 (Cloth); ISBN 9780888442093. [REVIEW]Danielle Jacquart - 2021 - Isis 112 (1):183-184.
  25.  2
    Anna Marie Roos. Goldfish. (Animal.) 206 Pp., Refs., Bibl., Index. London: Reaktion Books, 2019. £12.95 (Paper); ISBN 9781789141351. [REVIEW]Lijing Jiang - 2021 - Isis 112 (1):171-173.
  26.  2
    Vanessa Heggie. Higher and Colder: A History of Extreme Physiology and Exploration. 253 Pp., Bibl., Index. Chicago/London: University of Chicago Press, 2019. $40 (Cloth); ISBN 9780226650913. E-Book Available. [REVIEW]Andi Johnson - 2021 - Isis 112 (1):198-199.
  27.  3
    Daniela Finzi; Herman Westerink (Editors). Dora, Hysteria, and Gender: Reconsidering Freud’s Case Study. (Figures of the Unconscious, 16.) 152 Pp., Notes. Leuven: Leuven University Press, 2018. €29.50 (Paper); ISBN 9789461662613. [REVIEW]Shruti Kapila - 2021 - Isis 112 (1):201-202.
  28.  2
    Hilary A. Smith. Forgotten Disease: Illnesses Transformed in Chinese Medicine. (Studies of the Weatherhead East Asian Institute, Columbia University.) X + 232 Pp., Notes, Bibl., Index. Stanford, Calif.: Stanford University Press, 2017. £20.99 (Paper); ISBN 9781503603448. [REVIEW]Eric I. Karchmer - 2021 - Isis 112 (1):170-171.
  29.  2
    Eric Huntington. Creating the Universe: Depictions of the Cosmos in Himalayan Buddhism. (Global South Asia.) 304 Pp., Figs., Notes, Bibl., Index. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2020. $65 (Cloth); ISBN 9780295744063. E-Book Available. [REVIEW]Lan A. Li - 2021 - Isis 112 (1):176-177.
  30.  4
    Katelynn Robinson. The Sense of Smell in the Middle Ages: A Source of Certainty. (Studies in Medieval History and Culture.) X + 228 Pp., Index. New York/London: Routledge, 2020. $155 (Cloth); ISBN 9780367000684. E-Book Available. [REVIEW]James McHugh - 2021 - Isis 112 (1):182-183.
  31.  11
    Mathematical Selves and the Shaping of Mathematical Modernism: Conflicting Epistemic Ideals in the Emergence of Enumerative Geometry.Nicolas Michel - 2021 - Isis 112 (1):68-92.
  32.  2
    Helena Ekerholm; Karl Grandin; Christer Nordlund; Patience A. Schell (Editors). Understanding Field Science Institutions. Xiv + 358 Pp., Notes. Sagamore Beach, Mass.: Science History Publications, 2017. (Paper); ISBN 9780881354836. Michael J. Lannoo. This Land Is Your Land: The Story of Field Biology in America. Xviii + 305 Pp., Notes, Bibl., Index. Chicago/London: University of Chicago Press, 2018. $30 (Paper); ISBN 9780226580890. [REVIEW]Georgina M. Montgomery - 2021 - Isis 112 (1):173-174.
  33.  3
    Shallow Water at China’s Coast: Depicting Dangers on Early Modern Chinese Maps.Elke Papelitzky - 2021 - Isis 112 (1):111-121.
  34.  2
    Hanna Roman. The Language of Nature in Buffon’s “Histoire Naturelle.” (Oxford University Studies in the Enlightenment, 10.) Xi + 210 Pp., Bibl., Index. Liverpool: Liverpool University Press on Behalf of the Voltaire Foundation, 2018. £65 (Paper); ISBN 9781786941398. [REVIEW]Swann Paradis - 2021 - Isis 112 (1):189-190.
  35.  2
    The Science of Shallow Waters: Connecting and Classifying the Early Modern Atlantic.Christopher L. Pastore - 2021 - Isis 112 (1):122-129.
  36.  5
    “The Sleeping Beauty of the Brain”: Memory, MIT, Montreal, and the Origins of Neuroscience.Yvan Prkachin - 2021 - Isis 112 (1):22-44.
  37.  4
    Sabine Clarke. Science at the End of Empire: Experts and the Development of the British Caribbean, 1940–62. (Studies in Imperialism.) Viii + 206 Pp., Figs., Bibl., Index. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2018. £80 (Cloth); ISBN 9781526131386. E-Book Also Available. [REVIEW]Megan Raby - 2021 - Isis 112 (1):210-211.
  38.  2
    Jobin M. Kanjirakkat; Gordon McOuat; Sundar Sarukkai (Editors). Science and Narratives of Nature: East and West. (Science and Technology Studies, 1.) Xi + 337 Pp., Figs., Index. London/New York: Routledge, 2015. £95 (Cloth); ISBN 9781138900899. [REVIEW]Dhruv Raina - 2021 - Isis 112 (1):177-179.
  39.  5
    Glen E. Rodgers. Traveling with the Atom: A Scientific Guide to Europe and Beyond. 551 Pp., App., Indexes. Croydon: Royal Society of Chemistry, 2019. £29.99 (Paper); ISBN 9781788015288. E-Book Available. [REVIEW]Alan Rocke - 2021 - Isis 112 (1):175-176.
  40.  3
    Paolo Galluzzi. The Italian Renaissance of Machines. (The Bernard Berenson Lectures on the Italian Renaissance.) Translated by Jonathan Mandelbaum. Xi + 296 Pp., 107 Figs., Notes, Bibl., Index. Cambridge, Mass./London: Harvard University Press, 2020. $39.95 (Cloth); ISBN 9780674984394. E-Book Available. [REVIEW]Mark Rosen - 2021 - Isis 112 (1):184-185.
  41.  2
    Lydia Barnett. After the Flood: Imagining the Global Environment in Early Modern Europe. Xi + 250 Pp., Notes, Index. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2019. $49.95 (Cloth); ISBN 9781421429519. E-Book Available. [REVIEW]David Sepkoski - 2021 - Isis 112 (1):186-187.
  42.  1
    Reflections on the Knowledge of Shallow Waters.Marina Tolmacheva - 2021 - Isis 112 (1):150-153.
  43.  2
    Knowing the Littoral: Perception and Representation of Terraqueous Spaces in a Global Perspective.Wilko Graf von Hardenberg - 2021 - Isis 112 (1):108-110.
  44.  2
    Making a Stable Sea: The Littorals of Eighteenth-Century Europe and the Origins of a Spatial Concept.Wilko Graf von Hardenberg - 2021 - Isis 112 (1):130-140.
  45.  2
    Magnifying Grains of Sand, Seeds, and Blades of Grass: Optical Effects in Robert Grosseteste’s De Iride (On the Rainbow).Rebekah C. White, Giles E. M. Gasper, Tom C. B. McLeish, Brian K. Tanner, Joshua S. Harvey, Sigbjørn O. Sønnesyn, Laura K. Young & Hannah E. Smithson - 2021 - Isis 112 (1):93-107.
  46.  5
    Gerson S. Sher. From Pugwash to Putin: A Critical History of U.S.-Soviet Scientific Cooperation. Xiii + 306 Pp., Figs., Bibl., Index. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2019. $40 (Paper); ISBN 9780253042620. Cloth and E-Book Available. [REVIEW]John Gregory Whitesides - 2021 - Isis 112 (1):212-213.
  47.  2
    Jan Peter Verhave. A Constant State of Emergency: Paul de Kruif: Microbe Hunter and Health Activist. (Historical Series of the Reformed Church in America, 98.) Xxii + 656 Pp., Figs., Bibl., Index. Holland, Mich.: Van Raalte Press, 2020. $35 (Paper); ISBN 9781950572069. [REVIEW]Daniel J. Wilson - 2021 - Isis 112 (1):200-201.
  48.  2
    Michael D. Gordin. Einstein in Bohemia. Vii + 343 Pp., Notes, Index. Princeton, N.J./Oxford: Princeton University Press, 2020. $29.95 (Cloth); ISBN 9780691177373. [REVIEW]M. Norton Wise - 2021 - Isis 112 (1):203-204.
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