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NEWSLETTER






VOLUME 31 NUMBER
July 2002


HISTORY


0 OF SCIENCE



SOCIETY


WELCOME TO MILWAUKEE
By Chris Young


When historians of science think of
Wisconsin, the distinguishedprogram
in Madison undoubtedly comes to mind.
Located seventy miles east of Madison on
Lake Michigan, the city of Milwaukee is
the site of this year's History of Science
Society meeting, where we will be joined
by members of the Philosophy of Science
Association and the Society for Social
Studies of Science. The location of these
meetings in Milwaukee offers advantages
to travelers from both coasts.
Located near the Milwaukee River,
the Hyatt Regency (the HSS and PSA
conference hotel) is within walking distance
of dozens of the area's best restaurants.
Known for its European heritage, the city
offers traditional German and Italian cuisine.
The choices hardly stop there, however, as
options ranging from Thai to Irish to Indian
abound. Water Street and Old World Third
Street flank the Milwaukee River and offer
a wide selection of restaurants on every
block.
On the lakefront, an excellent art
collection is now housed in one of the most
stunning examples of Santiago Calatrava's
postmodern architecture. The glass andwhite
composite building resembles, well, you will
have to decide for yourself ... A short walk
from the Hyatt, the Milwaukee Public
Museum offers a historical glimpse of the
city's past alongside extraordinary natural
history dioramas and cultural artifacts.
Train whistles can be heard at
intervals throughout the day as active rail
lines carry passengers and freight from all
points west toward Chicago. After a short
stop in Union Station in the Windy City,
visitors from the east make their way north


into Wisconsin. Those able to arrive at a
leisurely pace should check Amtrak
schedules to Milwaukee.
Although the major airports of
Chicago are close enough formany travelers
to the Milwaukee area, Milwaukee has its
own General Mitchell International Airport
(MKE). Mitchell International is the hub for
Midwest Express Airlines, which features
(at coach fares!) first-class seats throughout
the cabin onits fleet ofDC-9s, whichconnect
directly to most major cities east of the
Mississippi and severalto the west. All flights
include complimentary wine and warm,
fresh-baked chocolate-chip cookies.
Travelers on a morning non-stop flight to the
East Coast on Midwest Express might be
served hot blueberry crepes.
Milwaukee's bookstores might
containtreasures for scholars since historians
of science frequent them far less often than
those in Madison.
Weather in early November can be
in the low 70s with cloudless skies, although
visitors should be prepared for evenings
with temperatures in the 30s. Lake Michigan
moderates the changes significantly; local
forecasters generally conclude their reports
inthe fall andwinter with the phrase, "warmer
near the lake."
Milwaukee is home to the world's
largest four-faced clock tower, which is
visible from the lakefront and throughout
the downtown area. It sits atop Rockwell
Automation's manufacturing plant, one of
the rare examples of American industry that
has managed to remain a part of a vital city
center. Nearby, Harley-Davidson is t
Milwaukee institution, celebrating its 100
anniversary next year.


Unlike othercities that experienced
deep recessions in the last third of the
twentieth century, Milwaukee managed to
keep most of its older buildings intact, even
if they were abandoned. As a result, the
recent renaissance ofthe downtown area has
included the refurbishing of beautiful
structures from the nineteenth century and
the restoration of their "cream city brick," a
unique local product that is featured in the
architecture of the Blatz Brewery and other
historical buildings. Of course, you can go
bowling in Milwaukee, and you can look for
the setting of your favorite "Laverne and
Shirley" episode.
PLEASE JOIN HSS AND PSA
IN MILWAUKEE
FOR OUR 2002 MEETING


CONTENTS
Cover Story 1-2
News and Inquiries 4-8
Dibner News 9-12
Preliminary Program (Insert) I-VIII
Awards, Honors,
and Appointments 13
Grants, Fellowships,
and Prizes 14-15
Jobs 16
Future Meetings 17
Isis Books Received 18-21
Hotel and Conference Forms 22-23






HISTORY OF SCIENCE SOCIETY NEWSLETTER JULY 2002


HSS, PSA & 4S TO HOLD A JOINT RECEPTION
AT ART MUSEUM
Museum Features the First United States
Santiago Calatrava-Designed Building



T he Milwaukee Art Museum's monumental expansion project,
completed in October 2001, significantly expands the Museum's
role as a comprehensive art institution and strengthens its position
as a cultural cornerstone for the Milwaukee community and region.
This project, named Time magazine's "Best Design of 2001,"
features the new Santiago Calatrava-designed Quadracci Pavilion,
renovated and reinstalled permanent collection galleries in existing
Museum buildings designed by Eero Saarinen and David Kahler,
and elegant public gardens designed by noted landscape architect
Dan Kiley.
The first Calatrava-designed building to be completed in
the United States, the Quadracci Pavilion, gives the Milwaukee Art
Museum an artistic identity. Signature elements of the Calatrava
design include the ReimanBridge, a250-ft-long suspendedpedestrian
bridge that links downtown Milwaukee directly to the lakefront and
the Museum. The bridge features a distinctive 200-foot angled mast
with cables and reflects Calatrava's unique experience in bridge
design throughout Europe. The Museum's main entrance leads into
a parabolic-shaped, glass-enclosed reception hall with a 90-foot
high ceiling. The Burke Brise Soleil, the moveable, wing-like
sunscreen comprised of 72 steel fins, rests on top of the glass-
enclosed reception hall and is raised and lowered to control both
temperature and light in the structure.
Using materials such as steel and glass, Calatrava's work
inspires a synthesis of light, space, material, form and structure.
"Rather than just add something to the existing buildings, I also
wanted to add something to the lakefront," said Calatrava. "I have
therefore worked to infuse the building with a certain sensitivity to
the culture ofthe lake -the boats, the sails, and the always-changing
landscape. I also wanted to design a piece of the city, not simply an
isolatedbuilding. I consider Milwaukee to be young citywithhuge
potential, and I see this design as an opportunity to not only create
a building, but to articulate the dynamic potential of the city,"
Calatrava continued.
World-renowned landscape architect Dan Kiley has
designed an extraordinary network of gardens, hedges, plazas, and
fountains to complement the Milwaukee Art Museum's new facility.
Kiley's design for an arrival-plaza garden is inspired by the clean
lines of Calatrava's work and seeks to synthesize the dynamics
between the city, the new building and the natural environment.
The rectangular garden site 600 feet long and 100 feet
wide will parallel the new addition. A series of 10-foot tall hedge
lines will divide the garden into five lawns with a paved plaza at
each end. Monumental fountains rising to 50 feet within a 40-foot
pool will anchor the center of each plaza. The plazas will be
connected by a narrow 3-foot-wide water channel that will run the
entire length of the garden. Water jets within the channel will create
a solid 6-foot high water curtain that will dance and sparkle with
fiber optic lights.


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HSS Newsletter
Editorial Policies, Advertising, and Submissions
The History of Science Society Newsletter is published in
January, April, July, and October, and sent to all individual
members of the Society; those who reside outside of North
America pay an additional $5 annually to cover a portion of
airmail charges. The Newsletter is available to nonmembers and
institutions for $25 a year.
The Newsletter is edited and desktop published in the
Executive Office on an Apple Power Macintosh system using
Microsoft Word and Adobe PageMaker. The format and editorial
policies are determinedby the Executive Director in consultation
with the Committee on Publications. All advertising copy must
be submitted camera-ready. Advertisements are accepted on a
space-available basis only, and the Society reserves the right not
to accept a submission. The rates are as follows: Full page (9 x
7.5"), $400; Horizontal or Vertical Half page (4.5 x 7.5"), $220;
Quarter page (3 x 5"), $110. The deadline for insertion orders and
camera-ready copy is six weeks prior to the month ofpublication
(e. g., 20 November for the January Newsletter) and should be
sent to the attention of the HSS Executive Office at the above
address. HSS recommends that all camera-ready ads be sent via
overnight or 2-day mail to the physical address above.
The deadline for news, announcements, andjob/fellowship/
prize listings is firm: The first of the month prior to the month
of publication. Long items (feature stories) should be submitted
six weeks prior to the month of publication as email file
attachments or on a 3.5" disk (along with a hard copy). Please
send all material to the attention of Gail Alexander at the HSS
address above (email or disk appreciated).
0 2002 by the History of Science Society






HISTORY OF SCIENCE SOCIETY NEWSLETTER JULY 2002


Chemical Heritage Foundation Invites Applications for 2003-2004 Fellowships
Deadlines are December 1, 2002 for 2003-2004 academic year fellowships, and February 15,
2003 for 2003 summer fellowships. Applications must include a research proposal of no more
I then 1,000 words that addresses the relevance of CHF resources to the applicant's research
plans. This proposal should also explain how the work advances scholarship and how the
outcome might be published. Please include a complete c.v. and arrange for two letters of
reference to be sent directly to the Foundation. For more information, please see our website
at www.chemheritage.org and click on "Fellowships and Grants" or email
fellowships@chemheritage.org.

Academic Year 2003-2004 Opportunities


Gordon Cain Fellowship
The Cain Fellowship is open to scholars with a Ph.D.
who will conduct historical research on the development
of the chemical industries. The outcome of this research
should further understanding of the relationship between
technology, policy, management, and entrepreneurship,
and shed light on the complex development of modern
society and commerce. The Cain Fellow will also
organize a conference of leading academics to discuss
the historical territory of the fellow's research. Minimum
stipend: $43,000.

Edelstein International Fellowship
The Edelstein Fellowship is open to established scholars
in the history of the chemical sciences and technology,
whose time will be divided between CHF and the
Edelstein Center for History and Philosophy of Science,
Technology, and Medicine in Jerusalem. Minimum
stipend: $36,000.

Edelstein International Studentship
The Edelstein Studentship is an academic year
fellowship open to a student in the history of the
chemical sciences and technology who has completed all
requirements for the Ph.D. except the dissertation. Time
will be divided between CHF and the Edelstein Center in
Jerusalem. The studentship supports dissertation
research and writing. Minimum stipend: $16,000.

Eugene Garfield Fellowship
The Garfield Fellowship is open to candidates with a
Ph.D. in the chemical sciences, information science, or
the history of science, technology or medicine.
Preference is given to candidates who will conduct
original and scholarly research on the history of
information science, with emphasis on twentieth-century
developments. Support for conducting related oral
histories is available. Minimum stipend: $41,000.


John C. Haas Fellowship
The Haas Fellowship is open to scholars with a Ph.D.
Preference is given to candidates whose projects will enhance
public understanding of the chemical industries in relation to
environmental, health and safety issues. Minimum stipend:
$38,000.

Charles C. Price Fellowship
The Price Fellowship is open to scholars with a Ph.D.
Preference is given to candidates whose projects focus on
polymer history. Scholars interested in other fields, however,
such as history of chemistry, petrochemicals, pharmaceuticals
and biotechnology, are also encouraged to apply. The Charles
C. Price Fellowship was created by friends and admirers of
Professor Price. Minimum stipend: $32,000.

Summer 2003 Opportunities

Glenn E. and Barbara Hodsdon Ullyot Scholarship
The Ullyot Scholarship sponsors historical research that
promotes public understanding of the chemical sciences.
Applications are invited from scholars, graduate students,
science writers, and journalists. The fellow will spend a
minimum of two months in residence at CHF during the
summer of 2003. Minimum stipend: $4,500.

Socikt6 de Chimie Industrielle (American Section)
Fellowship
The purpose of the fellowship is to stimulate public
understanding of the chemical industries, using both terms in
their widest sense. Applications are encouraged from writers,
journalists, educators, and historians of science, technology
or business. The fellow will spend three months in residence
at CHF during the summer of 2003. Applicants must specify
how the project will reach a broad audience. Minimum
stipend: $12,000.


All applications should be sent to: Fellowship Coordinator, Chemical Heritage Foundation, 315 Chestnut
Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106-2702 Fax: 215 925 1954 Email: fellowships@chemheritage.org.






HISTORY OF SCIENCE SOCIETY NEWSLETTER JULY 2002


NEWS AND INQUIRIES
In Memoriam
Roger Kenneth French, University LecturerinHistoryofMedicine Stephen Jay Gould, Alexander Agassiz Professor of Zoology at
at the University of Cambridge, 1975-2002, and author of a number Harvard University, and prolific writer on evolutionary theory, died
of works on medieval and Renaissance medicine, died on 14 May at his home on 20 May 2002, aged 60 years.
2002, aged 64 years.



A Wonderful Life: On Stephen Jay Gould and Ourselves
By Andrew Hamilton


The week that Stephen Jay Gould died, I was preparing an
essay that defended him and his most recent book. It is a sad
irony that my principle focus was to be the obituary for Carl Sagan
that he published in Science in 1997. There, Gould celebrates
Sagan's life and work, but also voices deep concern and
embarrassment for the way Sagan was treated by some of his peers.
Because of his interest in popularizing science, Sagan was often
treated as misguided, silly, and even as a danger to good science.
Gould has suffered similar abuse over the years. In Gould's case,
as in Sagan's, character assassination has often taken the place of
disagreementamongreasonablepeople. The oft-repeatedcomments
over the last year or two that Gould's evolutionary ideas were just
a confused muddle are a case in point. Whatever his foibles were,
confused thinking about evolution was not among them. While he
was not always right and was not always even-handed, his science
did not lack clarity of vision.
Gould was well aware, of course, that his reputation
among his colleagues suffered from The Carl Sagan Effect. His
obituary of Sagan contains a defense of rigorous and responsible
popularization and a salute to Sagan for having done it so well.
Gould's view there and in the prologue to Bullyfor Brontosaurus
is that we have misunderstood the category of popular science
writing. Inthe latterworkhe argues that in"equating popularization
with trivialization, cheapening or inaccuracy" we merely show
ignorance of what science writing can be. Gould maintained for
twenty-five years that it is entirely possible to write popular
science that is not pap-indeed he hinted once or twice that clear
and accessible presentation is a duty of science that "feeds at a
public trough." In print and in speeches he encouraged the
scientific community to recover a genre of fine science writing
that makes "no compromises with conceptual richness."
For his own efforts in popularization, he was rewarded
with fame and a platform from which he could reach large
audiences. He was also rewarded with charges of trivialization,
cheapening, and inaccuracy, as well as with a degraded scientific
reputation. To the detriment of an intelligent and curious public,
as well as to publicly funded science, we have not, despite
Sagan's and Gould's best efforts, recovered science writing.
Again a sad irony: we have also not learned the lesson Gould
urged when Carl Sagan died. Many who disagreed with Gould's
ideas rejected not only them, but him.
Gould's use of his access to the lay public should not go
unnoticed. In a recent review, philosopher Michael Ruse referred
to Gould's public platform as a "bully pulpit," and argued that
Gould distorted while reporting. While it is certainly true that
Gould publicly favored his own theses about the shifting pace of


evolutionary change and the nature of adaptive traits and their
explanations, I know of no cases where he has misrepresented the
evidence or misreported the state of the field in order to convince
the lay reader that he is correct. It is not, after all, the lay reader
who must be convinced if theses in science are to be adopted.
Gould's theoretical work certainly does enjoy support from
eminent scientists, though it is rejected by equally eminent others.
There are indeed grounds for disagreement over whether Gould's
thinking about saltation and adaptation are correct. But this shows
that there are open questions in evolutionary theory, not that
Gould was a poor practitioner of his craft or that he willfully
mislead his readers.
It should not be overlooked that Gould often made quite
good use of his bully pulpit. He was unrelenting in his criticism
of creationism, human intelligence testing, and other pseudo-
sciences. By this same token, he was also critical of the branches
of science that he knew best. Though his detractors claimed that
his practice of airing the problems within evolutionary theory
provided the creationists with ammunition, the pointing out of
such inconsistencies can only make science stronger in the long
run. Dirty laundry ought not to be left in the hamper, since it can
be more embarrassing when it is discovered. I agree with Ruse
that Gould was often heavy-handed, but Gould was also an
effective defender of his discipline, of science, and of rationality.
He exalted in the intellectual puzzles that nature presents and
encouraged the public to do the same and to do so according to
the example of the humanist scientist.
With Gould's passing we lose the opportunity to show
another great popularizer that we appreciate his work as
popularizer. We also lose a talented researcher, essayist, and
teacher. As we suffer the void left by his absence, we should ask
ourselves what it was he was trying to tell us all those years, what
he tried to tell us in 1997. If we do, we may yet come to accept the
lesson that he urged over the course of his career. I have tried here
to reiterate this lesson, but it is only proper to give Stephen Jay
Gould the last word on a topic so dear to him:

"You had a wonderful life Carl, although too short. You will,
however, always be with us, especially if we as a profession can
learn from you that the common touch enriches science and
extends an ancient tradition that lies at the heart of Western
humanism, and does not represent (when properly done) a
journalistic perversion of the 'sound bite' age."

(Andrew Hamilton is a graduate student in the Philosophy and
Science Studies program atthe University of California, San Diego.)


NEWS AND INQUIRIES






HISTORY OF SCIENCE SOCIETY NEWSLETTER JULY 2002


The Mercurians is a Special Interest Group
(SIG) of the Society for the History of
Technology (SHOT) that began meeting in
1986 for the purpose of connecting people
who share work and interests in the history
of communication technologies, defined
broadly. Their membership and interests,
like those of its parent organization, SHOT,
are international in composition and scope.
Among its activities are semi-annual
newsletters, Antenna, an annual meeting
held in conjunction with that of SHOT, and
the pursuit of contacts and exchanges
between meetings. Antenna serves both as a
clearinghouse for readers and an informal
forum for their ideas.
Antenna welcomes contributions,
including feature articles on the history of
communication technologies, notices and
queries about Mercurians' projects, as well


Charlottesville, VA- The opening of The
Philip S. Hench Walter ReedYellow Fever
Collection Web site marks the completion
of a two-year project at the University of
Virginia Claude Moore Health Sciences
Library funded in part by a $250,041
National Leadership Grant by the federal
Institute for Museum and Library Services
(IMLS). The project identified, digitized,
transcribed, preserved, and created
enhanced searching options, and now
provides worldwide access via the web to
5,500 original documents, photographs,
and artifacts in the Health Sciences
Library's archive on Walter Reed and
yellow fever. The library project team, led
by JoanEchtenkamp Klein, workedclosely
with David Seaman, Director of the
Electronic Text Center at the University
of Virginia Library. "Significant
collaboration among all team members
was instrumental inthe project's success,"
according to Linda Watson, Health
Sciences Library Director.
Like the contemporary AIDS
epidemic, yellow fever was a deadly
scourge that had a devastating effect on
lives and economies throughout the
eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. In
1900, Walter Reed, M.D., and his fellow
members of the United States Army Yellow
Fever Commission made the discovery that


as short essays on their work. It includes
book reviews and other materials about
conferences, museums, publications,
archives, Web sites, funding, and other
pertinent materials. The newsletter is
interested in the work of new scholars,
whether graduate students or recent
graduates, and projects being undertaken by
scholars outside academia.
Thanks to the generosity of several
members, four free two-year subscriptions
to Antenna to students interested in the history
ofcommunicationtechnologies are available.
Students may nominate themselves. Anyone
with an interest in the history of
communication technologies is invited to
join the Mercurians. Contacts: Pamela W.
Laird, P. O. Box 6972, Denver, CO 80206;
tel.: 303-556-4497; fax: 303/556-6037;
email: plaird@carbon.cudenver.edu.;


a mosquito was responsible for the
transmission of yellow fever. "The prayer
that has been mine for twenty or more years
that I might be permitted in some way or
sometime to do something to alleviate
human suffering has been answered," wrote
Walter Reed, an 1869 graduate of the
University of Virginia School of Medicine,
to his wife Emilie on December 31, 1900.
The Yellow Fever Commission's
experiments in Cuba were a great
breakthrough in medicine for which Walter
Reed was awarded the Congressional
Medal of Honor and elevated to the status
of American medical hero.
Philip S. Hench, M.D., awarded
theNobelPrize forhis discovery ofcortisone,
was fascinated by the story of Walter Reed
and the Yellow Fever Commission and
made it his life's work to collect everything
relevant to this public health story. He met
and befriended all the people associated
with the story or their relatives, most of
whom gave him original family documents
and photographs. The extensive archive
that Hench compiled was given to the
University of Virginia after his untimely
death- he did not live to write his definitive

book on Walter Reed andyellow fever -and
is the cornerstone collection in the Claude
Moore Health Sciences Library's archive.


Andrew J. Butrica, U. S. Army Center of
Military History, Attention: Defense
Acquisition History Team, Building 35, 103
ThirdAvenue, Fort McNair, DC20319-5058;
email: andrew.hiuiic.ll Iq.d .iimy.mil.

Science and Public Policy is a refereed,
international, and interdisciplinary journal
edited by Kieron Flanagan (PREST,
University ofManchester) and David Guston
(Department of Public Policy, Rutgers). The
journal appears six times a year and has
subscribers in universities, public agencies,
research councils, ministries of sciences and
of economics, consultancies, industry, and
international organizations in around 70
countries. As SPP's new book reviews editor
for the United States and Canada (Paul Rosen
continues his yeoman work in the UK), Dr.
Janet Atkinson-Grosjean is soliciting
suggestions of titles that may be ofinterest to
the readers ofSPP. The scope includes works
inpolitical science, economics, organizational
theory, sociology, higher education, history,
philosophy, and anthropology that relate, in
some way, to science, technology and
innovation policy. Dr. Atkinson-Grosjean is
also building a list of potential reviewers. If
you are interested in contributing, especially
if you have a book or books in mind, please
send a brief (five lines maximum) bio
indicating your areas) of expertise to Dr.
Janet Atkinson-Grosjean at: Suite 2, 6357
West Boulevard, Vancouver, BC, Canada,
V6M3X5;tel.: 604-736-6167;cell: 604-786-
0562; fax: 604-822-6988; email
janetat@interchange.ubc.ca; web site: general
info: www.scipol.demon.co.uk; journal
abstracts, full texts: www.catchword.com.




HSS in Milwaukee

Please plan on joining us in Milwaukee,
Wisconsin 7-10 November 2002 for the
annual meeting ofthe History of Science
Society. This willbe a co-located meeting
with the Philosophy of Science
Association and the Society for the Social
Studies of Science. Some ofthe highlights
of the conference will be a reception at
the world-famous Museum of Art and
the distinguished lecture, which will be
delivered by Lorraine Daston. For further
information, please visit the HSS Web
site at www.hssonline.org.


THE UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA CLAUDE MOORE HEALTH SCIENCES
LIBRARY OPENS THE PHILIP S. HENCH WALTER REED YELLOW
FEVER COLLECTION WEB SITE


NEWS AND INQUIRIES






HISTORY OF SCIENCE SOCIETY NEWSLETTER JULY 2002


The Research Libraries Group (RLG) is pleased to announce an enhancement to
members' RLG Citation Resources subscription. In response to needs expressed by the user
community, RLG has just implemented the OpenURL protocol. OpenURL provides a
standardized mechanism to link from citation and bibliographic records to full text, print
holdings, and extended resources. This new feature is available in the recently released
version ofthe Eureka interface. To take advantage ofthis linking service, institutions must
have local software typically referred to as an OpenURL resolver or server. Examples
include 1Cate from Openly, SFX from ExLibris, and LinkFinderPlus from Endeavor. RLG
neither provides OpenURL resolvers nor endorses any particular provider. The NISO
committee working toward an OpenURL standard maintains a Web site at http://
library.caltech.edu/openurl/ with extensive information.
If your institution supports a local resolver, you may activate OpenURL by
contacting the RLG Information Center, bl.ric@rlg.org, phone 1-800-537-7546 (North
America) or 1-650-691-2333 (outside North America). OpenURL only works with the new
streamlined "blue" Eureka. If you are still using the older "gold" Eureka, you will see a link
on the right-hand frame of the Eureka welcome page to the new streamlined version. The
RLG Information Center can set up your accounts to default to this new improved version.

The Virtual Laboratory, a new Web site devoted to the experimentalization of life, is
online. It collects and presents texts and images concerning various aspects of the
experimentalization of life, such as instruments, experiments, sites, and people. Moreover,
it contains a special Essay part where historians publish and discuss their research on
experimentationinthe life sciences, art, andtechnology. See: http://vlp.mpiwg-berlin.mpg.de.
Contact information: vlp@mpiwg-berlin.mpg.de.

The British Society for the History of Science has re-launched its Guide to History of
Science Courses in the UK on the Web: it can be reached via the Society's homepage, http:/
/www.chstm.man.ac.uk/bshs/. The Guide aims to provide prospective students and other
interested parties with a listing of courses in the history of science and related disciplines
offered by institutions of higher education in the UK. The list covers undergraduate and
postgraduate courses, arranged according to department. Each entry includes: names of staff
and their areas of expertise; special resources available; courses and degrees offered. Please
direct any correspondence relating to the Guide to Sam Alberti at sam.alberti@man.ac.uk.

In an effort to aid the creation of courses in history of chemistry, a Web site has been
established for posting collected syllabi in history of chemistry. The URL is http://
www2.truman. edu/-ramberg/home.html. Ifyou have a syllabus you would like to contribute
please send a copy (MS Word, PDF, or web site URL) to Peter Ramberg at Truman State
University, ramberg@truman.edu.

The recently published diary of Robert Brown, a naturalist who explored and collected in
Australia 1801-1805 has been awarded the 2002 John Thackray Medal from the Society
for the History of Natural History. The medal was awarded to the diary's editors at the
Society's annual meeting on 26 April 2002. The diary's publication details are as follows:
T. G. Vallance, D. T. Moore, and E. W. Groves, eds. 2001. Nature's investigator: Diary of
Robert Brown in Australia, 1801-1805 (Australian Biological Resources Study). ISBN 0-
642-56817-0.
The John Thackray Medal is awarded for significant achievement in the field of
the history or bibliography of natural history. A significant achievement may include the
completion of a major piece of work or research, a publication or exhibition, or the making
available of collections and/or information in new and novel ways.
The first John Thackray Medal was awarded in April 2000 to the Natural History
Museum, London, for its outstanding exhibition 'Voyages of Discovery' and to Dr. Tony
Rice, author ofthe companion book. The second John Thackray Medal was awarded in 2001
jointly to Professor A. Geus and Dr. K. Schulze-Hagen for the Joseph Wolf exhibition and
companion catalogue. Nominations for the next award are welcome through a procedure
available from the Society's secretary, kmw@nhm.ac.uk, or the Society's Web site:
www.shnh.org.


The Archimedes Palimpsest

n anonymous American collector
purchased an old goatskin book for $2
million at Christie'sNew York on29 October
1998. Approximately 1,000 years ofuse and
abuse meantthis prize manuscriptwas fragile
and worn, tortured by weather, fire, glue,
and the simple passage of time.
The physical item, in dire need of
restoration, was rescued, and modern digital
technology revealed the Greek record of
Archimedes'treatise, "On Floating Bodies."
The Archimedes Palimpsest is on display at
the Walters Art Museum in Baltimore,
Maryland.

Isis Books Received and Amazon.com

very year, the Isis Editorial Office
receives a substantial number of new
books in the history of science, technology,
and medicine. The Office compiles a list of
these books each quarter, which is thenposted
on the HSS Web site and printed in the
Newsletter.
By arrangement with Amazon.com,
the Society now offers members the
opportunity to purchase books listed in the
Web version of the Isis Books Received.
Amazon will give the Society a percentage
of the purchase price (up to 15%) for every
newbookbought throughthese links. Simply
click on the ISBN and you will be taken
directly to the ordering information on the
Amazon site.
We would like members' feedback
on this new feature. Please address your
comments to hss@hssonline.org.

The results of the 2002 HSS election
were not ready in time for the July
Newsletter. Please check the HSS Web
site (http://www.hssonline.org) in July
for the names of those elected.


REMINDER: The Isis B;//l-.1;,,,.1,
from 1975 to the present is available
online with the Research Libraries Group
(RLG). Members of the Society may
access the RLG Web site, and the History
of Science and Technology Database
(HST) through the HSS homepage http:/
/hssonline.org. RLG has assigned us
"Y6.G19" as a "User Name" and
"HSSDEMO" as a "Password."


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2002 Dibner History of Biology Seminar at the Marine Biological Laboratory

The Dibner Institute held the fourteenth program in the History of Biology at
the Marine Biological Laboratory in Woods Hole, Massachusetts, May 15-22
to study "The Business of Life: Life Sciences an Industry in the 20th Century."
John Beatty, James Collins, and Jane Maienschein co-organize this series of
history of biology programs and this year Rachel Ankeny and Nicolas Rasmussen
coordinated the weeklong seminar.
The group explored a range of collaborations across the life sciences and
industries through the century, asking questions about the complex relations among
scientists, the research they do, funding sources, and the businesses that they support
and are supported by. What counts as a life science, and what is biotechnology, John
Ceccati asked in his look at the brewing industry, taking us from "Beer to
Biotechnology and Back Again." Ceccati's laboratory demonstrations added a new
dimension to the scholarly discussions. John Perkins looked at the politics and
business of environmental protection and resource management, focusing on the
science and politics of yield assessments and their implications. Peter Neushul
introduced us to mariculture as an example of technology transfer, or in this case as
technology non-transfer since the technology that is so successful in Asia has found
only small support in the United States. He asked why, and what this tells us about
the science, the technology, and our social and policy responses or lack thereof.
William Summers asked what is an industry, and what relationships have developed
over time between bacteriology and industry, with what restraints and what values?
Sarah Jansen looked at pests: what is a pest, who says, on what grounds, and what
is done about it? She pointed to pest control as a form of hygiene, parallel in some
important ways to other hygiene studies and movements in the first half of the 20th
century. Nick Rasmussen discussed hormones and the grinding up of animal organs
to find and produce hormones. How many people knew that the Armour Company
produced hormones and hormone research alongside its hot dogs? Jonathan Simon
focused on cancer and chemotherapies, and conceptualizedpost WWII contributions
as a "war" or "attack" on this disease. Relations of curiosity-driven and mission-
oriented research, public interests and public funding, rapidly expanding
pharmaceutical interests, all within changing social and political contexts revealed
this as tremendously rich topic. Rachel Ankeny and Robert Cook-Deegan explored
the Human Genome Project and its assumptions and implications, and Charles
Weiner looked at the recombinant DNA debates in Cambridge, MA, in the 1970s as
related and as helping to set the stage for reactions to the genome project.
This seminar, far from presenting a closed set of polished papers, served
to introduce the complexities and opportunities for studying these rich interactions
between the life sciences and industry. "Funding" of science isn't just money;
rather venture capital and grants and contracts are all quite different and have
vastly different goals for the researchers accepting them. Historians of the life
sciences would benefit, we realized, from closer attention to economic and
business history. National and local contexts matter, of course, but so do the global
reaches of international companies and interests. The life sciences may not be
different from technology or the physical sciences in many ways, but insofar as
they are about us and carry different health and safety concerns, and insofar as
industry begins to work with biotic products and to change life, new questions
arise. Historians have only begun to realize what these questions might be, and
there is great opportunity to explore them. Let us not leave all the social and ethical
implications to bioethicists, the group decided, but rather include studies of the
changing bioethical context and implications in our historical studies.
One message to graduate students and younger scholars is this: here is a huge
area ripe for study. We need historians to take up the challenge, to carry out the serious
scholarly historical study, and to engage the larger world that is interested in issues of
biotechnology, industry, and the life sciences. This seminar began that discussion. If
people want to participate in the next round ofthinking together, contact Chris Young
(cyounI i .ih. Ii n.|h about possible sessions at various future meetings.


Mephistos 2002 Graduate Student Conference
at Virginia Tech

he 20th Annual Mephistos Graduate
Student Conference was held at Virginia Tech, in
Blacksburg, Virginia, over the weekend of 14-17
March 2002. (The conference was open to graduate
students who participate in the broadly defined field
of "science studies"-meaning, the history,
philosophy, policy, and sociology of science,
technology, and medicine.) With great camaraderie
and a high level of scholarship, the graduate students
of the Center for Science and Technology Studies
(STS) hosted 34 students from 18 universities and 7
countries. Participants came from as far away as Israel
and Finland, while the range of scholarship spanned
from historical analyses of technology policy studies
to the ethical dimensions of science in national context.
The wide variety of students' backgrounds helped
foster an atmosphere of open dialogue and intense
discussion. In particular, several presentation themes
(such as technology transfer and the political
connotations of science) ledto sustained debate inside
and outside the official conference forum.
Mephistos has proven to be an invaluable
experience for graduate students inthe fields of science
and technology studies. The forum provides a unique
collegial atmosphere, with presentations limited to
graduate students, but with audiences from across
academic ranks. With such a diverse group of
participants, the students were able to gain an
appreciation for not only the various historical and
institutional contexts for science and technology, but
also the actual range in context for studies of science
and technology. We often hear about the
methodological diversity in science studies, but rarely
are those methods presented one beside the other in a
singular environment.
The revolving annual conference is generally
able to provide travel grants to all participants. This
year was no exception as generous grants were awarded
to all who visited Blacksburg. It is apparent that the
conference, founded over twenty years ago by then-
ambitious graduate students Lynn Nyhart and Tom
Broman, has become a significant and sustainable
event. Note that next year's Mephistos will be hosted
bythe University ofWisconsin at Madison. All faculty
members of HSS are encouraged to bring the
conference to the attention of their graduate students.
With that in mind, please look forward to a CFP for
Mephistos 2003 sometime this fall.




IN MILWAUKEE
FOR OUR 2002 MEETING


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The Seven Pines Symposium

The Seven Pines Symposium is dedicated to bringing historians
philosophers, and physicists together for several days in a collaborative
effort to probe and clarify significant foundational issues in physics, as
they have arisen in the past and continue to challenge our understanding
today. The sixth annual Seven Pines Symposium was held from May 15-
19,2002, on the subject, "Symmetry and Symmetry Breaking in Physics."
It was convened in the Outing Lodge at Pine Point near Stillwater,
Minnesota, a beautiful facility surrounded by spacious grounds with many
trails for walking and hiking. Its idyllic setting and superb cuisine make it
an ideal location for small informal meetings. Its owner, Lee Gohlike, is the
founder of the Seven Pines Symposium.
Unlike the typical conference, twice as much time is devoted to
discussions following the talks than to the talks themselves, and long
mid-day breaks permit small groups to assemble at will. The speakers
prepare summarizing statements and background reading materials,
which are distributed in advance to all of the participants. Nineteen
historians, philosophers, and physicists were invited to participate in this
year's symposium. James Glanz, science writer for the New York Times,
also attended.
Each day the speakers set the stage for the discussions by
addressing major historical, philosophical, and physical issues related to
symmetry and symmetry breaking in physics. The morning of Thursday,
May 16, was devoted to the topic of "Lorentz Invariance," with Michel
Janssen (Minnesota) speaking on "The Role of Lorentz Invariance in
Reshaping Fundamental Physics, 1895-1911" and William G. Unruh
(British Columbia) speaking on "Lorentz Invariance and its Status in
General Relativity and String Theory." The topic that afternoon was "The
Rise and Fall of Charge Symmetry," with Allan D. Franklin (Colorado)
speaking on "The Discovery of CP Violation: A Convincing Experiment"
and Bruce Winstein (Chicago) speaking on "Charge, Parity, and CP
Violation." In the morning of Friday, May 17, OtAvio Bueno (California
State, Fresno) spoke on "Group Theoretical Methods in Quantum
Mechanics: Weyl and Wigner" and Yuval Ne'eman (Tel Aviv) spoke on
"Symmetry Groups in Particle Physics." That afternoon the topic was "The
Noether Theorems," with Michel Janssen (Minnesota) and Tilman Sauer
(Caltech) speaking on "Einstein, Hilbert, and Klein: The Background to
Noether's Theorems" andHarvey Brown (Oxford) speaking on"Philosophical
Perspectives on the Noether Theorems." The morning of Saturday, May 18,
was devoted to the topic of "Gauge and Internal Symmetries," with John
Earman (Pittsburgh) speaking on "The Nature of Gauge Symmetry" and
Serge Rudaz (Minnesota) speaking on "Symmetries in the Standard Model
and their Spontaneous Breaking." That afternoon Jeffrey Harvey (Chicago)
spoke on "Supersymmetry" and Katherine Brading (Oxford) spoke on
"Some Philosophical Reflections on Symmetry." Roger H. Stuewer
(Minnesota) chaired the closing discussion on Sunday morning, May 19.
The Symposium founder, Lee Gohlike, has had a life-long
interest in the history and philosophy of physics, which he has furthered
through graduate studies at the Universities of Minnesota and Chicago. To
plan the symposia, which meet annually, he established an advisory board
consisting of Roger H. Stuewer (Minnesota), Chair, Jed Z. Buchwald
(Caltech), John Earman (Pittsburgh), Geoffrey Hellman (Minnesota), Don
Howard (Notre Dame), andAlanE. Shapiro (Minnesota). Also participating
inthe sixth annual SevenPines Symposiumwere John D. Norton (Pittsburgh)
and Robert M. Wald (Chicago).
The seventh annual Seven Pines Symposium will be held from
May 7-11, 2003, on the subject, "The Concept of the Vacuum in Physics."


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Brent Dibner Named Chairman of the Dibner Institute
for the History of Science and Technology

avid Dibner announces with pleasure that the Dibner
Fund has named his son, Brent Dibner, as his successor
to the chairmanship of the Dibner Institute for the History of
Science and Technology, effective immediately. The Dibner
Institute, an independent institution located on the campus of
the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, is a decade-old
internationally recognized center for advanced research in
the history of science and technology. With well-established
programs including senior, post doctoral and graduate resident
fellowships, the Institute also provides weekly colloquia,
conferences and workshops, as well as two publications
series and a growing sponsored research component.
The Dibner Institute enjoys an established linkage
with the academic life of MIT, which is reinforced by its
director holding the Bern Dibner Chair in the History of
Science and Technology at MIT. In addition, Harvard
University and Boston University join MIT in a scholarly
consortium participating in the programs of the Dibner
Institute. Representatives of all three universities, along with
the Dibner Fund and certain outside members constitute the
governing board of the Dibner Institute.
Brent Dibner, who is 50, is a Vice President ofMercer
Management Consulting, a global general management
consulting firm, where he has directed its consulting services to
companies engaged in global bulk shipping and logistics of
energy and raw materials since joining the firm in 1977. For the
last decade he has served as vice-president and trustee of the
Dibner Fund as well as a trustee of the Dibner Institute for the
History of Science and Technology. His involvement with the
history ofscience andtechnology beganingrade schoolwhenhe
catalogued and preserved books and manuscripts for his
grandfather atthe Bumdy Library, then inNorwalk, Connecticut
and now co-located at the Dibner Institute. He was a practicing
engineer designing both commercial andnaval ships inthe early
1970's. Since 1995 he has been president of aNational Historic
Landmark tugboat that pioneered diesel-electric technology and
since 1992 has edited a quarterly maritime historic journal. He
earned a B.S.E in naval architecture and marine engineering
from the University of Michigan and a Masters degree in
business administration from the Harvard Business School.
With this announcement, David Dibner becomes
chairman emeritus and trustee of the Dibner Institute. The
Dibner Institute is supported by the Dibner Fund, a private
foundation in Connecticut. The Fund, established in 1959 by
Bern Dibner, has long underwritten programs in the history of
science and technology, a field of study that was of particular
interestto him. Since 1988 David Dibner, his son, has chaired
the Dibner Fund and became chairman of the Dibner Institute
when it was established by him and his wife, Frances K.
Dibner, in 1991. David Dibner will continue as chairman of
the Dibner Fund, whose mission has expanded over the years
to include programs in science education, humanitarian aid,
the preservation of water resources, peaceful coexistence and
Jewish heritage and culture in addition to its on-going
commitment to the history of science and technology.






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INSTITUTE
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OF SCIENCE
AND
TECHNOLOGY


DIBNER
INSTITUTE
FELLOWS
PROGRAMS
2003-2004


The Dibner Institute for the History of Science and
Technology invites applications to its two fellowship
programs for the academic year 2003-2004: the Senior
Fellows program and the Postdoctoral Fellows program.
Some twenty-five Dibner Fellows are resident at the Institute
each year.

The Dibner Institute is an international center for advanced
research in the history of science and technology,
established in 1992. It draws on the resources of the
Burndy Library, a major collection of both primary and
secondary material in the history of science and
technology, and enjoys the participation in its programs
of faculty members and students from the universities
that make up the Dibner Institute's consortium: the
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, the host institution;
Boston University; and Harvard University.

The Institute's primary mission is to support advanced
research in the history of science and technology, across a
wide variety of areas and a broad spectrum of topics and
methodologies. The Institute favors projects that address
events dating back thirty years or more; and, while
recognizing that overlap between the history of medicine
and the history of biology makes strict distinctions
impossible, the Institute generally does not supportprojects
in the history of clinical medicine.

Senior Fellows Program

Candidates for Senior Fellowships should have advanced
degrees in disciplines relevant to their research and show
evidence of substantial scholarly accomplishment and
professional experience. Senior Fellows may apply for a
second fellowship appointment five years after their first
successful application.

Scholars may apply to the Senior Fellows program for the
Fall (Term 1), the Spring (Term 2) or both. Term 1 extends
from August 1 through December 31, with full activities
beginning on September 1; Term 2 extends from January
1 through May 31, with full activities beginning the second
halfofJanuary. Atthe time ofapplication, Term 1 candidates


may request an arrival date in August; Term 2 candidates
may request an extension into June. The Institute prefers
that Senior Fellows apply fora two-term, full-year residency
if possible.

Postdoctoral Fellows Program

Fellowships are awardedto outstanding scholars of diverse
countries oforiginwho have receivedthe Ph.D. or equivalent
within the previous five years. Postdoctoral Fellowships
run for one year, from September 1 through August 25, and
may be extended for a second and final year at the discretion
of the Dibner Institute.

Terms and Conditions
All Dibner Institute Fellows are expected to reside in the
Cambridge/Boston area during the terms of their grants, to
participate in the activities of the Dibner Institute
community, and to present their work once during their
fellowship appointments.

Fellowships provide office space, support facilities and
full privileges at the Burndy Library and at the libraries of
consortium universities. Fellows will have access to the
entire spectrum of activities that take place at the Dibner
Institute, where they will be able to find the resources and
appropriate settings to carry on their work.

Information about living expenses and the annual Dibner
stipend is provided with the application forms. The deadline
for receipt of applications for 2003-2004 is December 31,
2002. Fellowship recipients will be announced in March,
2003. Please send requests for further information to:

Trudy Kontoff, Program Coordinator
Dibner Institute for the History of
Science and Technology
MIT E56-100, 38 Memorial Drive
Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139
Telephone: 617. 253.6989
Facsimile: 617. 253.9858
E-mail: dibner@mit.edu
Web site: http://dibinst.mit.edu


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DIBNER INSTITUTE NAMES
SENIOR FELLOWS,
RESEARCH SCHOLARS, and
POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWS for 2002-2003

The Dibner Institute for the History of Science and Technology is
pleased to announce the appointments of the Dibner Institute Resident
Fellows for 2002-2003. The Institute will welcome eleven Senior
Fellows, two Senior Visiting Research Fellows, seven Postdoctoral
Fellows andhasrenewedthe appointments offive Postdoctoral Fellows.

Dibner Institute Senior Fellows

Robert P. Crease is a Professor at SUNY, Stony Brook and also an
historian at Brookhaven National Laboratory. He is the author of
Making Physics: A Biography ofBrookhaven National Laboratory,
1946-1972, (1999) and, with Robert Serber, Peace and War:
Reminiscences of a Life at the Frontiers of Science, (1998). At the
Dibner Institute he will continue his work on a new volume of the
history of the Brookhaven National Laboratory, covering the period
from 1973-1997.

Robert DiSalle, Professor at the University of Western Ontario,
Canada, is the author of two forthcoming papers: "Newton's
Philosophical Analysis of Space and Time," The Cambridge
Companion to Newton, ed. I.B. Cohen and G. E. Smith (2002) and
"Conventionalism and Modem Physics: A Re-Assessment," Nozis
(6/2002). At the Dibner Institute he plans to continue to investigate
the evolution of theories of space and time in a work to be titled
"Conceptual Analysis and the Conceptual Development ofPhysics."

Stephan R Epstein, Professoratthe London School ofEconomics, has
written Freedom and Growth, Markets and States in Europe, 1300-
175' 2 111111 .II I i.J.4 IlAn. t'..rlItself: EconomicDevelopmentandSocial
Transformation in Late Medieval ,. ii (1992). The proposed title for
his work while at the Dibner Institute is "Systems for the Production and
Diffusion of Technical Knowledge in Europe, 1250-1750."

Jeanne Guillemin is Professor at Boston College and has also been
a Senior Fellow at MIT for the past two years. She is the author of
Anthrax: TheI, I ; ..a Deadly Outbreak (1999) and Mixed
Blessings: Intensive Care for Newborns (revised 1991) as well as
numerous articles on arms control, weapons, and anthrax. Her
project while at the Dibner Institute is titled "Sir Frederick Grant
Banting and Sir Paul Gordon Fildes: Science, Anthrax, and the
Initiation of the UK Biological Weapons Program."

Jeff Horn, Professor at Manhattan College, is the author of the
forthcoming work, "Who Speaks for the Nation?: Elections and
Elites in Southern Champagne, 1765-1830," and an article written
with Margaret Jacob, "Jean-Antoine Chaptal and the Cultural Roots
ofFrench Industrialization," Technology and Culture (1998). While
at the Dibner Institute he will continue his research for a work titled
"The Path Not Taken: French Industrial Policy in the Age of
Revolution, 1750-1830."

Akihiro Kanamori is Professor ofMathematics atBostonUniversity.
In addition to The Higher Infinite (1997) and numerous papers in


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technical set theory, he has written extensively on the historical
developmentof settheory, including, with Menachem Magidor, The
Evolution of Large Cardinal Axioms in Set Theory, Higher Set
Theory (Proceedings 1977). At the Dibner Institute he plans to
complete co-authored chapters on the early and more recent history
of settheory for the forthcoming "A History ofMathematical Logic"
and continue work toward a second volume of The Higher I,, I' ,iL .
focusing on developments within the last 25 years.

Evelyn Keller, Professor at MIT and a MacArthur Fellow (1992-
1997), has received many honors, most recently the Medal of the
Italian Senate. Her books in the history ofbiology include A Feeling
for the Organism: The Life and Work ofBarbara McClintock (1983,
1993), Refiguring Life: Metaphors of20th Century Biology (1995),
The Century of the Gene (2000) and most recently, Making Sense of
Life: Explaining Biological Development with Models, Metaphors,
and Machines. The title for her next work is "Subjectivity in the
Human Sciences of the late Twentieth Century."

Patrick Malone is Professor of Urban Studies and American
Civilization, Brown University. He is the author, with Robert B.
Gordon, of The Texture ofIndustry: An Archaeological View of the
Industrialization oqJ orrlh .4 America (1996) and The /,,11 //I, Way of
War: Technology and Tactics among the New England Indians
(1993). He will continue work on his book titled "Waterpower in
Lowell, 1821-1885" while he is at the Dibner Institute.

Giuliano Pancaldi is Professor at the University of Bologna, Italy.
He is the author of the fiithlinig ii ,, il, Is I .I,, t and the Battery.
Alessandro Volta and the Cultures ofScience in Europe and Darwin
in Italy: Science Across Cultural Frontiers (1991). His work while
at the Dibner Institute is titled "Enlightenment, Diversity, and the
Cultures of Science and Technology."

Emily Thompson, Professor at the University of Pennsylvania, is
the author of The Soundscape ofModernity: ArchitecturalAcoustics
and the Culture ofListening in America 1900 1933 (2002) and, co-
edited with Peter Galison, The Architecture of Science (1999). Her
project at the Dibner Institute is titled "Sound Men: Engineering the
Sound Revolution in the American Film Industry."

Richard Yeo is Professorial Fellow at Griffith University, Australia.
He is the author of Science in the Public Sphere: Natural Knowledge
in British Culture, 1800-1860 (2001) and Encyclopedic Visions:
\, I L,. I ti Dictionaries andEnlightenment Culture (2001). He plans
to write on the subject, "Managing Knowledge in Early Modem
Europe 1650-1800" while he is at the Dibner Institute.

Dibner Institute Senior Visiting Research Scholars

Constance Barsky is Director, Program in Learning by Redesign,
The Ohio State University. She is the author, with Kenneth Wilson, of
two articles which appeared in The One Culture: A Conversation
About Science, eds. Labinger and Collins: "From Social Construction
to Questions for Research: The Promise of the Sociology of Science"
and"Beyond Social Construction." Atthe Dibner Institute, she willbe
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Kenneth Wilson, who received the Nobel Prize in Physics for his
work on the renormalization group, is Youngberg Professor in the
Physics Department, The Ohio State University. He is the author,
with B. Daviss of Redesigning Education (1994) and Broken Scale
Invariance and the Light Cone, coedited with M. Gell-Mann (1971).
At the Dibner Institute, he will be working on two projects: the first,
connected with the Sloan-Dibner project in the History of Recent
Science and Technology, will explore the conditions requisite for
community-wide, sustaineddevelopments in science andtechnology;
the second, with Constance Barsky, will be to initiate a catalog of
socio-technological transformations.

Dibner Institute Postdoctoral Fellows

Nimrod Bar-Am received the Ph.D. with distinction from Tel Aviv
University in 2000. This past year he has been a postdoctoral fellow
at Haifa University, Israel, where he developed the forthcoming
article, "Demarcation Problems in Linguistics," to be published in
Conceptus. His research proposal while he is at the Dibner Institute
is titled "Formalization and Induction: The Background to the Rise
of Boolean Logic."

Alain Bernard is currently a Teacher ofMathematics in the secondary
school at Lyc6e Apollinaire and an Instructor of the History of
Mathematics at Versailles-Saint Quentin University, France. His
article, "Sophistic Aspects of Pappus' Collections," is to appear in
Archive for the History of Exact Sciences. He has also written
"Ancient Rhetoric and Greek Mathematic: A Response to a Modem
Historiographical Dilemma," forthcoming in Science in Context.
His research proposal while he is at the Dibner Institute is titled
"Rhetoric and Mathematical Practice in Late Antiquity."

Francois Charette recently defendedhis dissertation, "Mathematical
Instrumentation in 14th-Century Egypt and Syria" for the Program
in History of Science, Frankfurt University, Germany. He has
written a chapter, "Islamic Astrolabes," for the forthcoming
"Astrolabes at Greenwich. A Catalogue ofthe Planispheric Astrolabes
in the National Maritime Museum," ed. K. van Cleempoel. His
project while at the Dibner Institute is titled "The Visual Language
of Islamic Science."

Guido Giglioni defendedhis dissertation, "Francis Glisson, Physician
and Philosopher. An Investigation of the Life of Nature in 17th
Century England," at Johns Hopkins University, Spring, 2002. He
contributed the article, "The Language of imagination in Jan Baptiste
van Helmont and Francis Glisson," for the volume, Medical Latin.
From the Late MiddleAges to the Eighteenth Century, ed. by Bracke
and Deumens. His research proposal while he is at the Dibner
Institute is titled "Helmontianism and Late 17th-Century Anatomy:
The Case of Francis Glisson."

Aren Maeir is an archaeologist at the Institute of Archaeology,
Department ofLand of Israel Studies, Bar IlanUniversity, Israel. He
is the author, with C. Ehrlich, of the article, "Excavating Philistine
Gath: Have We Found Goliath's Hometown," inBiblicalArchaeology
Review (2001) and "Does Size C (iui 'Urban and Cultic Perspectives
on the Rural Landscape during the Middle Bronze II Period" in The
Rural Landscape ofAncient Israel, BAR International Series. His


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researchwhile atthe Dibner Institute is titled"Changing Technologies
in a World in Transition: The Development of Philistine Culture and
Technology during the Iron Age."

H. Darrel Rutkin, doctoral candidate at Indiana University, is the
author of the article, "Celestial Offerings: Astrological Motifs in the
Dedicatory Letters of Galileo's Siderus Nuncius and Kepler's
Astronomia Nova," in Secrets ofNature: Astrology andAlchemy in
Early Modern Europe, eds. Grafton and Newman (2001). At the
Dibner Institute he proposes to develop a book on the place of
astrology in premodern western science, c. 1250-1500.

Christopher Smeenk defended his dissertation, "Approaching the
Absolute Zero of Time: Theory Development and Evaluation in
Early Universe Cosmology," Spring, 2002 at the University of
Pittsburgh. He is the author, with John Earman, of"Take a Ride on
a Time Machine," to appear in "Reverberations of the Shaky Game,"
edited by Jones and Ehrlich, and he is assistant editor, with J. Renn,
M. Schemmel, and C. Martin of the forthcoming two-volume work,
"The Genesis of General Relativity." The title of his work while at
the Dibner Institute is "An Inflationary Field: The Heyday of Early
Universe Cosmology."

Dibner Institute Postdoctoral Fellows
Appointed to a Second Year

Elizabeth Cavicchi received her Ed.D. from the the Harvard
Graduate School of Education, where she was a Lecturer and
developed courses in teaching science. She is the author, with P.
Lucht and F. Hughes-McDonnell, of "Playing with Light,"
Educational Action Research (2001) and "Experimenting with
Magnetism: Ways of Learning of Joann and Faraday," American
Journal of Physics (1997) and will present a paper at the 2002
Bakken Museum Conference on the lightening rod. For her Dibner
Institute project, she is doing research on induction-coil-making by
19th-century amateurs and the educational and historical
ramifications of replicating their experiments.

Abigail Lustig received her Ph.D. from the University of California,
Berkeley and has been a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Max-Planck
Institute for the History of Science. She is the author of "Sex, Death,
and Evolution in Proto-and Metazoa 1876-1913," Journal of the
History ofBiology 33 (2000). She is the editor, with Robert J. Richards
and Michael Ruse, of the forthcoming Darwinian Heresies, for which
she contributed the article, "N.irutal Atheology and Evolutionary
Explanations for the Origins of Religion." Her project, while at the
Dibner Institute, is titled "Altruism, Biology, and Society."

Alberto Martinezreceivedhis Ph.D. fromthe University ofMinnesota
andwas subsequently aDibner Library Resident Scholar, Smithsonian
Institution. He was an organizer for the seminar on the "Investigation
of Difficult Things," 1999-2000 and for the seminar on "N.iruil.
Philosophy," 1996, both at the University of Minnesota, and has been
participant inthe Seven Pines Symposium for History and Philosophy
of Physics, 1997, 1999. At the Dibner Institute he is preparing a book
on the history of kinematics, the modern science of motion. He is also
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Alison Sandman received her Ph.D. from the University of
Wisconsin and then spent a semester at the John Carter Brown
Library at Brown University. She is the author of "Mirroring the
World: Sea Charts, Navigation, and Territorial Claims in Sixteenth-
Century Spain," in Merchants and Marvels: Commerce and the
Representation ofNature in Early Modern Europe and an article on
Spanish nautical cartography, to appear in the "History of
Cartography" volume covering the European Renaissance. At the
Dibner Institute she will examine interactions among navigators,
cosmographers, and cartographers in Portugal, Spain, England,
France, and Holland to explore the reasons for the spread of methods
of celestial navigation.

Yunli Shiwas Professor, DepartmentofHistory of Science, University
of Science and Technology of China, from which he received his
Ph.D. He is the author of several books in Chinese, including History
ofAstronomy in ( / .I. .i nJ tlic forthcoming "Chinese Astronomy and
the Importation of Western Knowledge." His most recent article in
English is "The Korean Adaptation of the Chinese-Islamic Tables,"
forthcoming in Archive for History of Exact Sciences. His research
project atthe Dibner Institute is titled "European Background ofJesuit
Predictive Astronomy in 18th Century China."

Dibner Institute Graduate Student Fellows

Dibner Institute graduate fellowships have been awarded to six
Ph.D. candidates writing their doctoral dissertations at Dibner
Institute consortium-member institutions: the Massachusetts Institute
of Technology, the Dibner Institute's host institution; Boston
University, and Harvard University.

Brendan Foley, a graduate of the University of New Hampshire,
received an M.A. from Tufts University in 1995 and an M.S. in
Maritime Archaeology from the University of Southhampton, U.K.
His dissertation for MIT's Program in Science, Technology and
Society studies the increasingly professional role of the mechanical
engineers who studied at the United States Naval Academy, from the
end of the Civil War until 1890. Brendan is also a member of the
Deep Water Archaeology Resources Group at MIT, which uses
robotics systems to investigate ancient shipwrecks.

Jeremiah James received the B.A. from St. John's College,
Annapolis, Maryland and will receive the Ph.D. from the History of
Science Department, Harvard University. He is the author of the
forthcoming article, "Disunifying Science: The Fragmentation of
the Pauling Program," Chemical Heritage Foundation Magazine.
His dissertation will examine the development of new research
programs and their identities as scientific disciplines, built upon
work done by Linus Pauling in the 1930s.

Montgomery Link received the M.T.S. from the Boston University
School of Theology and the B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania.
He is the author, with Grossi, Makkai, and Parsons, of the article "A
Bibliography of Hao Wang," Philosophia Mathematica (1998).
Enrolled in the doctoral program, Center for Philosophy and History
of Science, Boston University, he is writing his thesis on "The
Mathematical History of the Canonization of First Order Logic as
the Formal Language of Set Theory."


DIBNER NEWS


David Lucsko is a graduate of the Georgia Institute of Technology
and is enrolled in MIT's Program in Science, Technology, and
Society. His dissertation is a study of the wants and needs of those
who choose to modify their automobiles for enhanced performance,
the so-called "high-performance aftermarket" or "hot rod industry."
It is titled "Performance Tuning: The Evolution of a Modem Craft."

Eden Miller graduated from PrincetonUniversity, where she majored
in Electrical Engineering, concentrating on signal and image
processing. She is the author of the book review titled "Decrypting
Mathematics" about In Code, forthcoming in Technology and
Society. Her dissertation builds upon her MIT award-winning paper
titled "Designing Freedom, Regulating a Nation: Socialist
Cybernetics in Allende's Chile."

Chen Pang Yeang received the B.S. from National Taiwan
University and the Sc.D. in Electrical Engineering from MIT, and is
now enrolled in MIT's Program in Science, Technology, and Society.
He is the author, with W. He, of the paper, "How the Magnetic Core
Memory became a Core Memory inthe Digital Computer," submitted
to Technology and Culture. The title of his thesis is "Transmission,
Reception, and Interference: Radio Technology and Science, 1900-
1940."


Special discount for Annals of Science

Thanks to the efforts ofTrevor Levere and the cooperation
of Taylor and Francis publishers, HSS members may subscribe
to the Annals ofScience: The History ofScience and Technology
at a substantial discount. The journal, which is being edited by
Professor Levere, was launched in 1936 as an independent
review dealing with the development of science since the
Renaissance. It is directed to all those interested in the evolution
of science and technology and its impact on the development of
related arts and industries.
The price schedule for HS S members is $99 (US): compared
to the substantially higher personal rate. US dollars are the
preferred currency for this special rate. Members should note
that this special offer is for the private use of the accredited
Society member and thej journal should be received at the private
address ofthe member. The journal is notto be placed in a library
nor in any way used to substitute for an existing or potential
library (full) subscription. United Kingdom-based HSS members
should write or e-mail customer service to obtain the dollar-
sterling conversion rate. For further information, please contact
Anne Daly, Journal Customer Services Manager, Taylor &
Francis Group, Rankine Road, Basingstoke RG24 8PR United
Kingdom, anne.daly@tandf.co.uk.






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Deborah J. Coon received the National Coalition of
Independent Scholars' Eisenstein Prize for 2002 for
her article "Salvaging the Self in a World without
Soul: William James's The Principles ofPsychology,"
which was published in the journal History of
Psychology, Vol. 3, No. 2 (2000): 83-103. The
Eisenstein Prize is given in recognition of excellence
in the ongoing scholarship of NCIS members.

Benj aminA. Elman, formerly ofUCLA and specialist
on Chinese intellectual history and the history of
Chinese science, will be joining Princeton's
Departments of East Asian Studies and History.

Daniel E. Garber, historianofearlymodemphilosophy
and science at University of Chicago, is joining
Princeton's Department of Philosophy this fall.

Maura Phillips Mackowski graduated in May from
Arizona State University with a doctorate in history.
Dr. Mackowski's fields were modem U.S. history,
comparative history with an emphasis on scientific
exploration, andpublic history. Her dissertationadvisors
were co-chairs Stephen J. Pyne and Jannelle Warren-
Findley andRobert Trennert. The title ofher dissertation
is "Human Factors: Aerospace Medicine andthe Origins
of Manned Space Flight in the United States."

James Strick has been hired as Assistant Professor in
the Science, Technology and Society Program at
Franklin and Marshall College, Lancaster, PA,
beginning Fall 2002.

Kenneth L Taylor (University of Oklahoma) has
been named C. B. Hudson/Torchmark Presidential
Professor of the History of Science. The Presidential
Professorship program recognizes faculty members
who excel in all their professional activities and who
relate those activities to their students.

Helen Tilley will be joining Princeton's Department
of History as assistant professor in the fall of 2002.
Her D-Phil, from Oxford, examines British colonial
science and medicine in Africa during the first half of
the twentieth century.

William Todd Timmons recently completed his
dissertation entitled "Building the Foundation for an
American Mathematical Community: The Bowditch
Generation, 1800-1838" (University of Oklahoma,
April 2002). His supervisor was F. Jamil Ragep.


he Francis C. Wood Institute for the History of Medicine, of the College
Sof Physicians of Philadelphia, is pleased to announce the winners of Wood
Fellowships for academic year 2002-03. Wood Fellowships generally carry a
maximum grant of $1000, and require at least one week's residence at the College
of Physicians. Anyone with a legitimate research need for the print, manuscript, and
artifactual collections ofthe College ofPhysicians is invitedto apply. Beginning next
year, applications will be reviewed on a quarterly basis. The next deadline will be in
March or April of 2003. For further information, please visit the Web site at
www.collphyphil.org or contact Gabriela Zoller, M.A., Administrative Assistant,
Wood Institute; tel.: 215-563-3737, x305; email: gzollwe@collphyphil.org.

Wood Fellows for 2002-03


BarbaraBaumgartner, Ph.D. (Lecturer
in Women's Studies, Washington
University) [Nineteenth-century
anatomy and physiology textbooks]

Felicity Callard, Ph.D. (Lecturer in
Human Geography, Royal Holloway
College, University of London) "Fear
in Public: Modernity's Agoraphobic
Individuals"

Tanfer Emin (Ph.D. candidate in
History, State University ofNew York,
Stony Brook) "American Physicians and
Abortion Technique, 1880-1980"

Rosemarie Garland-Thomson, Ph.D.
(Associate Professor of Women's
Studies, Emory University) "Staring: the
Cultural Politics of Seeing Disability"

Douglas Haynes, Ph.D. (Associate
Professor of History, University of
California, Irvine) "The Politics of
Racial Subordination in the Making of
the AMA, 1847-1914"

Lynda Stephenson Payne, Ph.D.
(Assistant Professor of History, and
Women's and Gender Studies, University
of Missouri, Kansas City) "History of
Gonorrhea in Britain, 1600-1800"

Robin Puskas, M.F.A. (Poet,New York
City) "Vigilant Curve" [poetry
collection]


Stacey Randall (Ph.D. candidate in
History, Northern Illinois University)
[History of gynecological cancer in the
20th century]

Brian K. Reilly (medical student,
Columbia University College of
Physicians and Surgeons) "Foreign
Body Injury in the Twentieth Century:
Digital Photography of the Chevalier
Jackson Collection"

James A. Schafer (Ph.D. candidate in
History of Medicine, Johns Hopkins
University) "The Modernization of
Doctoring in Inter-War America"

David Schuster (Ph.D. candidate in
History, University of California, Santa
Barbara) "Understanding Disease and
the Moder Woman, S. Weir Mitchell,
His Female Correspondents, and
Neurasthenia"

Frederick Wegener, Ph.D. (Associate
Professor of English, California State
University, Long Beach) "Daughters of
Aesculapius: Cultural Representations
ofMedical Women inthe United States,
1860-1920"

Bobby Wintermute (Ph.D. candidate
in History, Temple University) "Waging
Health: The United States Army
Medical Department and Public Health
in the Progressive Era"


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GRANTS, FELLOWSHIPS, AND PRIZES

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or prize announcement should send an electronic version of the posting to newsletter@hssonline.org.


The Chemical Heritage Foundation offers travel grants for scholars
to conduct historical research at the Beckman Center for the History
of Chemistry and the Othmer Library of Chemical History.
Applications must include a curriculum vitae, a one-page statement
of the research project, and the applicability of area resources.
Applicants must also submit a budget estimate, and arrange for a
letter of reference to be sent directly to CHF. Grants may be used for
travel, subsistence, and copying costs, and are normally in the $500
range for researchers within the United States. Individuals traveling
internationally may be considered for grants in the $1000 range.
Deadlines: 1 August 2I"12', for grants used October-December,
2002; 1 November 2'il)', for grants used January-March, 2003; 1
February 2003 for grants used April-June, 2003. Contact: CHF
Travel Grants, Chemical Heritage Foundation, 315 Chestnut Street,
Philadelphia, PA 19106; tel.: 215-925-2222, x271; fax: 215-925-
1954; email: travelgrants@chemheritage.org.

The George A. and Eliza Gardner Howard Foundation currently
offers Fellowships in the fields of the Social Sciences and the Arts
(including Music, Art and Creative Writing) in a six-year cycle. Ten
fellowships of $20,000 willbe offered for the 2003-2004 Fellowship
year to support persons engaged in independent projects in the
following fields: History, History of Science, and Political Science.
The Foundation supports people in the middle stages of their careers
whose work to date is evidence of their promise and achievement.
The candidates should generally have the rank of assistant or
associate professor and should be eligible for a sabbatical or other
leave with guaranteed additional support. The guidelines for eligibility
as well as the nomination and application procedures can be found
at http://www.brown.edu/Divisions/Graduate_School/howard.
Direct questions to: The Howard Foundation, Professor Henry F.
Maj ewski, Emeritus, French Studies, Administrative Director, Susan
M. Clifford, Coordinator, Brown University, Box 1867, Providence,
RI 02912; tel.: 401-863-2640; fax: 401-863-7341; email:
Howard Foundation@brown.edu.


HSS ENDOWMENT DRIVE

The year 2000 marked the final installment by the family of Joseph
Hazen (The Hazen-Polsky Fund) of four annual $25,000
contributions to the History of Science Society. These funds reside
in the Society's endowment, with the proceeds earmarked to
support the Society's Committee on Education, the Society's
annual Hazen Prize, and other initiatives. At the same time, the
Hazen family has challenged members of the History of Science
Society to match this generous contribution. Please consider
making a substantial contribution to your Society, especially since
this is the first Society-wide endowment campaign since the late
1980s. Contributions may be sent to the HSS Executive Office,
Box 351330, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195.


MEMBERSHIPS IN THE SCHOOL OF
HISTORICAL STUDIES: 2003-2004

The Institute for Advanced Studywas founded in 1930 as a community
of scholars in which intellectual inquiry can be carried out in the most
favorable circumstances. It provides Members with libraries, offices,
seminar and lecture rooms, subsidized restaurant and housing facilities
and some secretarial and word-processing services.
The School of Historical Studies supports scholarship in all fields

of historical research, but is concerned principally with the history
of western and near-eastern civilization, with particular emphasis
upon Greek and Roman civilization, the history ofEurope (medieval,
early modern, and modern the Islamic world, East Asian studies,
the history of art, and modern international relations. Qualified
candidates of any nationality are invited to apply for memberships.
Apart from residence in Princeton during term time, the only
obligation of Members is to pursue their own research.
Approximately forty Members are appointed for either one
or two terms each year. The Ph.D. (or equivalent) and substantial
publications are required of all candidates at the time of application.
Member awards are funded by the Institute for Advanced Study or
by other sources, including the National Endowment for the
Humanities and the Thyssen Foundation.
Application may be made for one or two terms (September
to December, January to April). Paper copies of the information and
application materials maybe obtained from the Administrative Officer,
School of Historical Studies, Institute for Advanced Study, Einstein
Drive, Princeton, New Jersey 08540. Completed applications must
be returned to the Administrative Officer by 15 November 2002.
OTHER OPPORTUNITIES
Mellon Fellowships for Assistant Professors are offered each year
to two qualified Assistant Professors. These full-year memberships
are designed specifically for assistant professors at universities and
colleges in the United States and Canada to support promising young
scholars who have embarked on professional careers. Applicants
must have served at least two, and not more than four years as
assistant professors in institutions of higher learning in the United
States or Canada, and must have approval to return to their institution
following the period of membership. Stipends will match the
combined salary and benefits at the Member's home institution at
the time of application, and all the privileges of membership at the
Institute for Advanced Study will apply. Paper copies of the
information and application materials may be obtained from the
Administrative Officer at the address above.
ACLS/Frederick Burkhard T. Residential Fellowships for
Recently Tenured Scholars: These fellowships support more
adventurous, more wide-ranging, and longer-term patterns ofresearch
thanare current in the humanities andrelated social sciences. Depending
on the availability of funds, ACLS will provide fellowships for up to
eleven recently tenured faculty, most ofwhom will spend a year at one
of several residential research centers, including the Institute for


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Advanced Study. A scholar applying for the academic year 2003-2004 must
normally have begun her/his tenured contract at a U.S. or Canadian institution no
earlier than 1 October 1998. Applicants must submit a research plan, typically
covering a three to five year period; one of the first three years of research could be
spent as a Member at the Institute, either in the School of Historical Studies or the
School of Social Science. Qualified candidates who would like to apply for
affiliation with either School of the Institute for Advanced Study under the auspices
ofthis program should visit the ACLS Web site, http://www.acls.org/burkguid.htm,
or contact the ACLS by email at Grants@acls.org, or by mail to ACLS Fellowships
Office, 228 East 45th Street, New York, NY 10017-3398 for application materials
and a more detailed description of the terms of the fellowship. Applications for this
program should be submitted directly to the ACLS no later than 1 October 2002.

The Unit for History and Philosophy of Science at the University of Sydney,
Australia, invites applications from prospective master's or Ph.D. students via the
International Postgraduate Research Scholarship (IPRS) program sponsored
by the Australian Department of Education, Training and Youth Affairs (DETYA).
Details of the application process can be found at http://www.usyd.edu.au/su/io/
scholarships/iprs.html. Those considering applying are encouraged to consult
their Web page at http://www.usyd.edu.au/su/hps/ and to contact them regarding
supervision arrangements when preparing a project proposal. The Unit's associated
faculty have particular strengths in the history, philosophy and social studies of
biomedicine; bioethics; history of mathematics; general philosophy of science;
and science and colonization. Closing Date: 31 August2002. Late applications will
not be considered.

NATIONAL HUMANITIES CENTER
Fellowships: 2003-2004

Purpose and Nature of Fellowships. The National Humanities Center offers 40
residential fellowships for advanced study. Applicants must hold a doctorate or have
equivalent scholarly credentials, and a record of publication is expected. Both senior
and younger scholars are eligible for fellowships, but the latter should be engaged in
research other than the revision of a doctoral dissertation. Fellowships are for the
academic year (September throughMay). Scholars from anynation andhumanistically
inclined individuals from the natural and social sciences, the arts, the professions,
and public life, as well as from all fields of the humanities, are eligible.
Areas of Special Interest. Most of the Center's fellowships are unrestricted. The
following designated awards, however, are available for the academic year 2003-
04: three fellowships for scholars in any humanistic field whose research concerns
religion or theology; a fellowship in art history or visual culture; a fellowship for
French history or culture; and a fellowship in Asian Studies.
Stipends. Fellowships up to $50,000 are individually determined, the amount
depending upon the needs of the Fellow and the Center's ability to meet them. The
Center provides travel expenses for Fellows and their dependents to and from
North Carolina.
Facilities and Services. Located in the Research Triangle Park ofNorth Carolina,
near Chapel Hill, Durham, and Raleigh, the Center provides an environment for
individual research and the exchange of ideas among scholars.
Deadline and Application Procedures. Applicants submit the Center's form
supported by a curriculum vitae, a 1000-word project proposal, and three letters of
recommendation. You may request application material from Fellowship Program,
National Humanities Center, Post Office Box 12256, Research Triangle Park,
North Carolina 27709-2256, or obtain the form and instructions from the Center's
Web site: http://www.nhc.rtp.nc.us. Applications and letters ofrecommendation
must be postmarked by 15 October 2002. The National Humanities Center does
not discriminate on the basis ofrace, color, sex, religion, national or ethnic origin,
handicap, sexual orientation, or age.


The Singer Prize, of up to 300, is awarded by the
BSHS every two years to the writer of an unpublished
essay based in original research into any aspect of the
history of science, technology or medicine. The Prize
is intended for younger scholars or recent entrants into
the profession. The Prize will be presented at a BSHS
meeting and publication in the British Journal for the
History ofScience will be at the discretion ofthe Editor.
Essays on offer or in press elsewhere will not be
eligible. Candidates must be registered for a
postgraduate degree or have been awarded such in the
two years prior to the closing date. Entry is in no way
limited to British nationals. Essays must not exceed
8,000 words (including footnotes following the style
guidelines in the British Journal for the History of
Science), must be fully documented, typewritten with
double-line spacing, and submitted in English. Entries
(3 copies, stating the number of words) should be sent
to arrive not later than 31 October 2002. Essays must
not bear any reference to the author, either by name or
department; candidates should send a covering letter
with documentation of their status and details of any
publications. Entries shouldbe sent to BSHS Secretary,
Dr. Sally Horrocks, Department of Economic and
Social History, Leicester University, Leicester, LE1
7RH, UK. Enquiries only by email to smh4@le.ac.uk.
Do not send essays as email attachments. Web site:
http://www.le.ac.uk/esh/staff/smh4.html.


Fellowships

The Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard
University awards about 40 fully funded fellowships each
year. Radcliffe Institute fellowships support scholars, sci-
entists, artists, and writers of exceptional promise and
demonstrated accomplishment who wish to pursue work
in academic and professional fields and in the creative
arts. Applicants must have received their doctorate or
appropriate terminal degree by December 2001 or have
made comparable professional achievements in the area
of the proposed project. The Radcliffe Institute welcomes
proposals from small groups of scholars who have
research interests or projects in common.
The stipend amount is $50,000. Fellows receive office
space and access to libraries and other resources of
Harvard University. Residence in the Boston area and par-
ticipation in the Institute community are required during
the fellowship year, which extends from September 8,
2003, through June 14, 2004. Fellows are expected to present
their works-in-progress and to attend other fellows' events.
Applications must be postmarked by October 1,2002.
For more information, visit www.radcliffe.edu. For an appli-
cation, contact: Radcliffe Application Office 34 Concord
Avenue Cambridge, MA 02138 tel: 617-496-1324 *
fax: 617-495-8136 fellowships@radcliffe.edu

RADCLIFFE INSTITUTE FOR ADVANCED STUDY
HARVARD UNIVERSITY


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JOBS

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MIT invites applications for the position of director of the MIT
Museum. The MIT Museum's mission is to document, interpret and
communicate the activities and achievements of the Massachusetts
Institute of Technology. An experienced entrepreneurial leader
desirous ofaninnovative academic environments soughtto continue
and extend this developmentprocess. A completejob announcement
can be viewed at http://web.mit.edu/museum/information/
employment.html. Deadline for and review of applications will
begin 1 September 2002. Qualified applicants should send a resume,
including references and supporting materials to: MIT Museum
Director Search, Office of the Associate Provost for the Arts,
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 77 Massachusetts Avenue,
10-280, Cambridge, MA 02139-4307. MIT is an affirmative action,
equal opportunity employer.

Montana State University-Bozeman invites applications for atenure-
track assistant professorship in post-1945 U.S. history with research
expertise in the intersection of science, technology, society, and the
environment, pending funding. The successful candidate will teach
"America and the World" and/or "World History in the Twentieth
Century" at the survey level, upper-level courses in 20th century U.S.
history, and upper-level courses in the candidate's areas of expertise.
The successful candidate will also be expected to contribute to the
department's MA program. Ph.D. in history, requiredby starting date,
evidence of effective teaching, and ability to conduct independent


research required. The preferred starting date of this position is 1
January 2003. Send letter ofapplication, a curriculum vitae, and three
letters of recommendation to the address below. The deadline for
receipt of applications is 5:00 p.m. MST, 23 September 2002. Chair,
U.S. History Search Committee, Department of History and
Philosophy, Montana State University, Bozeman, Montana 59715;
tel.: 406-994-4395; fax: 406-994-6879; email: bgs@montana.edu;
Web site: http://www.montana.edu. ADA/EO/AA.

University of Texas at Austin. Subject to administrative approval.
Open rank, tenure track, effective 1 September 2003. Area of
Specialization: Philosophy of Science. Area of Competence: History
of Science. Duties include research, undergraduate and graduate
teaching (typically, two courses/semester), thesis supervision, and
service to the Department, the College of Liberal Arts, and the
University. Limited summerteaching available. Ph.D. required. Senior
candidates must have a distinguished record ofteaching and research;
junior candidates must have demonstrated teaching ability and
outstanding research potential. Senior applicants should submit a
curriculum vitae including the names of at least three references;
junior candidates should submit at least three confidential letters of
recommendation, a sample of written work, and teaching materials.
Applications shouldbe addressed as follows: The Search Committee,
Department of Philosophy, University ofTexas at Austin, Austin, TX
78712. The deadline for submissions is 1 October 2002. EO/AAE.


Isis CUMULATIVE BIBLIOGRAPHY
1986-1995
JOHNNEU, EDITOR
The third supplement to the Isis Cumulative Bibliography, 1913-1965, edited by Magda
Whitrow cumulates the annual bibliographies published in the History of Science Society's
journal Isis in the years 1986 through 1995. The increase in the literature during the last
decade necessitates publication in four volumes: Volume One (496pp.), Persons : A L;
Volume Two (480pp.), Persons M-Z, Institutions; Volume Three (640pp.), Subjects, Time
Periods: Antiquity 18th Century; Volume Four (739pp.), Time Periods: 19th 20th
Centuries, Book Reviews.

1997 ISBN 0-88135-131-8 LC 97-18452 $299.95, the four volume set.

Science History Publications/USA
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FUTURE MEETINGS

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CHEM@300-Three Centuries of Chemistry at Cambridge.
Department of Chemistry, University of Cambridge, UK. Friday, 6
December 2002, 9:30 a.m.-7:30 p.m. The Department of Chemistry,
in conjunction with the Society for the History of Alchemy and
Chemistry, the Historical Group of the Royal Society of Chemistry,
and the Whipple Museum of the History of Science, is pleased to
announce a symposium marking the tercentenary of the chair of
chemistry at Cambridge. Speakers include: Jeremy Sanders; Simon
Schaffer; Colin Russell; Larry Stewart; Mel Usselman; William
Bro. I, 1i, ,i \l, i, ,Arnold Thackray; James BoIJJi, .DanBrown;
Robert Ramage. The conference program and registration form will
be available online. Queries maybe sentto chem-300@lists.cam.ac.uk.

Eighth Annual European Conference on the History of Economics
(ECHE 2003). Technical University of Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal, 2-
4 May 2003. Economics and Exile: Emigres in the history of 20th
century economics. Proposals of all kinds will be welcomed,
whether they involve portraits of individuals or the histories of
groups and institutions, or take some other innovative approach. To
participate, please submit a proposal containing roughly 1000
words, indicating both the original contribution ofthe paper and how
it relates to the theme of the conference. The deadline for receipt of
proposals is 15 September 2'il', notice of acceptance or rejection
will be sent on 1 October 2002, and completed papers will be due on
15 March 2003. The organizing committee consists of: Jos6 Luis
Cardoso (Technical University of Lisbon), Philippe Fontaine (Ecole
normal sup6rieure de Cachan), Albert Jolink (Erasmus University
Rotterdam) and Robert Leonard (University of Qu6bec at
Montr6al).All proposals and requests for information should be sent
to: Jos6 Luis Cardoso, CISEP-2003 ECHE, Rua Miguel Lupi, 20, P-
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History of Medicine Conference to Commemorate the 150th
Anniversary of Sir Henry Wellcome, 20-21 June 2003. Jointly
sponsored by: The Wellcome Trust Centre for the History of
Medicine at UCL, The History of Medicine Panel of the Wellcome
Trust, and The American Association for the History of Medicine.
A two-day conference marking the sesquicentennial of the birth of
Sir Henry Wellcome (born and raised in the Upper-Midwest of the
U.S., joint-founder of Burroughs, Wellcome & Co. in the U.K.,
founder of the Wellcome Trust). The conference will be devoted to
themes in the history of medicine and related fields that reflect
elements of Wellcome's own interests. Those who wish to present
a 20-minute paper at the conference (and to take questions on it) are
asked to submit a one-page abstract of no more than 350 words by
16 October 2i'i', abstracts should be clear on the question being
addressed as well as anticipated findings and conclusions, and
include the name of the speaker, preferred mailing address, work
and home telephone numbers, present institutional affiliation (if
any), and academic degrees. All papers must represent original work
not already published or in press. Please send an electronic version
of the abstract via email attachment in MS Word, or eight printed
copies by airmail, to: Debra Scallan, PA to the Director, The
Wellcome Trust Centre for the History of Medicine at University
College, London, 24 Eversholt St., London NW1 1AD, UK; email:
d.scallan@ucl.ac.uk.



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Isis BOOKS RECEIVED

Prior to the publication of each Newsletter, the HSS Executive office receives from the Isis Editorial Office a list of books received by that
office for potential review. This list appears here quarterly; it is not compiled from the annual Current B, /,-i,,q i, I You may also view
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Dynamis:Acta hispanica admedicinae scientiarumque
historian illustrandam. 559 pp. Madrid: Universidad
de Granada, 2001. ISBN#: 02119536.

Instrumentation, Experimentation et Expertise des
Matdriaux Energhtiques (Poudres, Explosifs et
Pyrotechnie), du XVIe Siecle d nos Jours. (Based on
papers presented at Les TroisiBmes JournBes
Scientifiques Paul Vieille, organized by l'Association
des Amis du Patrimoine Poudrier et Pyrotechnique and
the Centre de Recherches en Histoire des Sciences et
des Techniques de la Cit6 des Sciences et de l'Industrie,
October 2000, Paris, France.) 327 pp., illus., figs.,
tables. Etampes, France: SERIEP, 2001.

Artetxe, Alejandro. Historia de la medicine naturista
espanol. 256 pp., illus., bibl., index. Madrid: Editorial
Triacastela, 2000. ISBN#: 84-930914-3-X.

Asimov, Janet J. Issac Asimov: It's Been a Good Life.
309 pp., app., illus., index. Amherst: Prometheus Books,
2002. Cloth, $25.00. ISBN#: 1-57392-968-9.

Backhouse, Roger E. The Ordinary Business ofLife:
A History ofEconomics from the Ancient World to the
Twenty-First Century. 368 pp., illus., index. Princeton:
PrincetonUniversityPress, 2002. Cloth, $35.00. ISBN#:
0-691-09626-0.

Bahr, Donald; Benedict, Ruth; Blackwater, William
O'Odham. Creation and RelatedEvents. xxxvii + 320
pp., bibl., index. Tucson: University of Arizona Press,
2001. Cloth, $45.00. ISBN#: 0816520801.

Baker, Burton H. The Gray Matter: The Forgotten
Story of the Telephone. xiv + 140pp. + [145pp.], illus.,
app., bibl., index. St. Joseph, MI: Telepress, 2000.
$14.95 (paper). ISBN#: 0-615-11329-X.

Barlow, George W. The CichlidFishes. Foreword by
George C. Williams. xvi + 335 pp., illus., bibl., index.
Originally published in 2000. Paper, 2002. Cambridge:
Perseus Publishing, 2002. Paper, $18.00. ISBN#: 0-
7382-0528-1.

Barondess, Jeremiah A.; Roland, Charles G. The
Persisting Osler III: Selected Transactions of the
American Osler Society, 1991-2000. 290 pp., illus.,
index. Melbourne: Krieger Publishing Company, 2002.
Cloth, $49.50. ISBN#: 1-57524-191-9.

Baum, Gerald L.; Daniel, Thomas M. Drama and
Discovery: The Story ofHistoplasmosis. xii + 192 pp.,
illus., epilogue, app., notes, index. Westport: Greenwood
Publishing Group, 2002. Cloth, $64.95. ISBN#: 0-
313032162-0.

Baym, Nina. American Women of Letters and the
Nineteenth-Century Sciences: Styles of I x+
272 pp., notes, references, index. Piscataway: Rutgers
University Press, 2001. Cloth, $60.00. ISBN#: 0-8135-
2984-0.

Benecke, Mark. The Dream of Eternal Life:
Biomedicine, Aging, and Immortality. v + 196 pp.,
illus., index. New York: Columbia University Press,
2002. Cloth. $27.95. ISBN#: 0-231-11672-1.


Bernal, Martin. Black Athena Writes Back: Martin
BernalResponds to His Critics. EditedbyDavidChiohi.
640 pp., maps, notes, bibl., index. Durham: Duke
University Press, 2001. Cloth, $84.95. ISBN#:
0822327066.

Bertucci, Paola; Pancaldi, Giuliano, (eds.). Electric
Bodies: Episodes in the I .. i. -1, i. .ricity.
Edited by Paola Bertucci and Giuliano Pancaldi.
(Bologna Studies in History of Science, 9.) 298 pp.,
illus., index. Bologna: Alma Mater Studiorum,
University di Bologna. ISBN#: 88-900162-2-1.

Biddle, Tami Davis. Rhetoric and Reality in Air
Warfare: The ]. .. .- I rican deas
about Strategic Bombing, 1914-1945. vii + 406 pp.,
notes, sources, index. Princeton: Princeton University
Press, 2002. Cloth, $45.00. ISBN#: 0-691-08909-4.

Blumberg, Baruch S. The Hunt for a Killer Virus:
Hepatitis B. 272 pp., 1 table, 16 halftones, 3 line illus.,
app., index. Princeton: PrincetonUniversityPress, 2002.
Cloth, $27.95. ISBN#: 0-691-0062-X.

Boewe, Charles. John D. ( ''s "Indian
Antiquities": Related Material by C. S. Rafinesque.
xxxi + 240 pp., maps, apps., notes, bibl., index.
Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, 2000. Cloth,
$30.00. ISBN#: 1572330996.

Bolea, Ramon Castej on. MoralSexual YEnfermedad:
La Medicine espanolafrente alpeligro venereo (1868-
1936). 296 pp., illus., app., index. Granada: Universidad
de Granada, 2001. ISBN#: 84-338-2796-0.

Borch-Jacobsen, Mikkel. Folies d plusieurs: De
i ., -, ~ la depression. 357 pp., illus., bibl., index.
Paris: Les Empecheurs de Penser en Rond/Le Seuil,
2002. Paper, $26.90. ISBN#: 2-84671-027-9.

Boudri, J. Christian. What Was Mechanical About
Mechanics: The Concept ofForceBetween Metaphysics
and Mechanics from Newton to Lagrange. xvi + 276
pp., figs., bibl., index. Netherlands: Kluwer Academic
Publishers, 2002. Cloth, $112.00. ISBN#: 1402002335.

Browman, David L.; Williams, Stephen. New
Perspectives on the Origins ofAmericanistArchaeology.
x + 378 pp., illus., bibl., index. Tuscaloosa: The
University of Alabama Press, 2002. Paper, $32.95.
ISBN#: 0-1873-1128-9.

Buckingham, Jane. Leprosy in Colonial South India:
Medicine and Confinement. xi + 236 pp., notes, bibl.,
index. New York: Palgrave Global Publishing at St.
Martin's Press, 2002. Cloth, $60.00. ISBN#: 0-333-
92622-6.

Bucur, Maria. Eugencis and Modernization in Inter-
War Romania. 298 pp., illus., notes, biblio., index.
Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 2002. Cloth,
$24.95. ISBN#: 0822941724.

B u .lagl.. .1 i . .... .. I. -. I. . ,,,
and Mathematics. xiii + 168 pp., notes, bibl, index.
Pittsburgh:UniversityofPittsburghPress, 2002. ISBN#:
0-8229-4176-8.


Byrne, John; Glover, Leigh; Martinez, Cecilia.
Environmental Justice: Discourses in International
Political Economy Energy and Environmental Policy.
303 pp., contributors, index. New Brunswick:
Transaction Books, 2002. Paper, $29.95. ISBN#:
0765807513.

Campbell, Thomas P. Tapestry in the Renaissance:
ArtandMagnificence. 604 pp., color illus., bibl., index.
New Haven:YaleUniversityPress, 2002. Cloth, $75.00.
ISBN#: 0-300-09370-5.

Candel, Manuel Valera; Fernandez, Carlos Lopez.
La Fisica en Espana a Traves De Los Anales De La
Sociedad Espanola De Fisica Y Quimica, 1903-1965.
449 pp., bibliography. Murcia: Universidad de Murcia,
2001. ISBN#: 84-8371-236-9.

Carney, Judith A. Black Rice: The African Origins of
White Rice Cultivation. 256 pp., 18 halftones, 10 line,
1 map, references, index. Cambridge: Harvard
University Press, 2002. Cloth, $37.50. ISBN#: 0-674-
00452-3.

Casellato, Sandra; Minelli, Alessandro. Giovanni
Canestrini: Zoologist and Darwinist. 605 pp., illus.,
index. Venezia: Istituto Veneto Di Scienze, Lettere Ed
Arti, 2001. ISBN#: 88-86166-98-2.

Chatterjee, Choi; Gould, Jeffrey; Martin, Phyllis;
Riley, James; Wasserstrom, Jeffrey. The 20th
Century: A Retrospective. xvii + 422 pp., maps, illus.,
index. Boulder: Westview Press, 2002. Paper, $40.00.
ISBN#: 0-8133-2691-5.

Cohen, Claudine. The Fate of the Mammoth: Fossils,
Myth, and History. Foreword by Stephen Jay Gould.
xxxiv + 297 pp., illus., notes, bibl., index. Chicago: The
University of Chicago Press, 2002. Cloth, $30.00.
ISBN#: 0-226-11292-6.

Cohen, Jon. Shots in the Dark: The Wayward Search
for an AIDS Vaccine. 440 pp., illus., notes, glossary,
index. New York: W. W. Norton & Company, 2001.
Cloth, $27.95. ISBN#: 0393050270.

Cohen, Martin. 101 Philosophy Problems. Second
Edition. Reprinted twice in 1999 and 2000. Second
Edition published in 2002. xviii + 229 pp., illus., index.
New York: Routledge, 2002. Paper, $14.95. ISBN#: 0-
415-26129-5.

Corfield, David; Williamson, Jon. Foundations of
Bayesianism. Applied Logic Series, 24. v + 413 pp.,
figs., index. AZ Dordrecht: Kluwer Academic
Publishers, 2001. Cloth, $110.00. ISBN#: 1402002238.

Cronin, Blaise; Atkins, Helen, Barsky. The Web of
Knowledge: A Festschriftin Honor ofEugene Garfield.
544 pp. Tables, index. Medford: Information Today,
Inc., 2000 Cloth, $49.50. ISBN#: 1573870994.

Crosby, Alfred W. Throwing Fire: Projectile
Technology Through History. xii + 206 pp., illus.,
index. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2002.
Cloth,. ISBN#: 0-521-79158-8.


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Curry, Patrick. Culture and Cosmos: A Journal ofthe
History ofAstrology and Cultural Astronomy. Deputy
editor: Patrick Curry. Volume 5, Number 2. Autumn/
Winter 2001.80 pp. Bristol: Culture and Cosmos, 2001.
ISBN#: 1368-6534.

Davidson, Arnold I. The Emergence of Sexuality:
HistoricalEpistemology andtheFormation ofConcepts.
272 pp., 17 halftones, 12 line illus. Cambridge: Harvard
University Press, 2002. Cloth, $39.95. ISBN#: 0-674-
00459-0.

de Kleijn, Gerda. The Water Supply ofAncient Rome
City Area, Water and Population. v + 365 pp., maps,
apps.,bibl., index. Philadelphia: J.C. Gieben Publishers,
2001. Cloth, $69.00. ISBN#: 90-5063-268-8.

DeVorkin, David. Beyond Earth: Mapping the
Universe. 255 pp., large color illus., index.
Washington, D.C.: National Geographic Society,
2002. Cloth, $40.00. ISBN#: 0-7922-6567-3.

Dickson, Paul. Sputnik: T., '... fthe Century. 364
pp., illus., notes, bibl., index. New York: Walker &
Company, 2001. Paper, $20.00. ISBN#: 0802713653.

Dodgson, Charles Lutwidge. ThePoliticalPamphlets
and Letters LutwidgeDodgson and Related
Pieces: A Mathematical Approach. Compiled, with
introductory essays, notes, and annotations, by Francine
F. Abeles. (The Pamphlets of Lewis Carroll, 3.) xx +
260 pp., illus., tables, app., bibl., index. Charlottesville:
University Press of Virginia, 2001. Cloth, $70.00.
ISBN#: 0-930326-14-8.

Dohner, Janet V. The Encyclopedia of Historic and
Endangered Livestock and Poultry Breeds. xii + 592
pp., illus., bibl., index. New Haven: Yale University
Press, 2002. Cloth, 75.00. ISBN#: 0-300-08880-9.

Donahue, William H. Johannes Kepler's Optics.
Translated by William H. Donahue. 462 pp., indexes,
bibl., notes. Santa Fe: Green Lion Press, 2001. Cloth,
$55. ISBN#: 1888009-12-8.

Durana, Patricia J.; Effland, Anne B.; Helms, Douglas.
j History ofthe US. SoilSurvey. xvi+ 331
pp., illus., tables, apps., index. Ames: Iowa State Press,
2002. Cloth, $49.99. ISBN#: 0-8138-2759-0.

Dyens, Ollivier. Metal and Flesh The Evolution of
Man: Technology Takes Over. Translated by Bibbee, E.
and Dyens, O. xiv + 120 pp., bibl., index. Cambridge:
MIT Press, 2001. Cloth, $24.95. ISBN#: 0-262-04200-2.

Dyer, Christopher. Making a Living in the Middle
Ages: I., .. .. .- .. )-1520. x+416pp.,illus.,
further reading, index. New Haven: Yale University
Press, 2002. Cloth, $35.00. ISBN#: 0-300-09060-9.

Dyson, George. Project Orion: The True Story of the
Atomic Spaceship. xv + 345 pp., illus., app., notes,
index. New York: Henry Holt and Company, 2002.
Cloth, $26.00. ISBN#: 0-8050-5985-7.

Edwards, Matthew R. Pushing Gravity: New
Perspectives on Le Sage's Theory of Gravitation. iv +
316 pp., figs. Montreal: Apeiron Publishers, 2002.
Cloth, $25.00. ISBN#: 0-9683689-7-2.

Fauconnier, Gilles; Turner, Mark. The Way We
Think: Conceptual Blending and the Mind's Hidden
Complexities. xvii + 440 pp., figs., illus., bibl., index.
New York: Basic Books, 2002. Cloth, $30.00. ISBN#:
0-465-08785-X.


Ferris, Timothy; Hawking, Stephen; Lightman,
Alan; Novikov, Igor; Thorne, Kip, intro. by Price,
Riclla d i' I . .. '4pp.,figs.,illus.,
glossary, index. ISBN#: 0-393-02022-3.

Forbes, Eric C.; Murdin, Lesley; Willmoth, Frances.
The Correspondence ofJohn Flamsteed' Vol. 3. Ixvi +
1038 pp., figs., tables, bibl., index. Bristol: Institute of
Physics Publishing, 2002. Cloth, 199. ISBN#:
0750307633.

Fortunate, Alfred; Rabiner, Susan. Thinking Like
Your Editor: How to Write Great Serious Nonfiction-
and Get it Published. 284 pp., index. New York: W.W.
Norton & Company, Inc., 2002. Cloth, $26.95. ISBN#:
0-393-03892-0.

Friedman, Robert Marc. Politics of Excellence
Behind the Nobel Prize in Science. 400 pp., notes,
index. New York: W H Freeman & Co, 2001. Cloth,
$30.00. ISBN#: 0716731037.

Fudge, Erica. PerceivingAnimals: Humans andBeasts
in Early Modern English Culture. x + 248 pp., illus.,
notes, bibl., index. Champaign: University of Illinois
Press, 2002. Paper, $19.95. ISBN#: 0-252-07068-2.

Fuller, Steve. Thomas Kuhn: A Philosophical History
of Our Times. 472 pp., index. Originally published in
2000. Paper, 2002. Chicago: TheUniversity ofChicago
Press, 2002. ISBN#: 0226268942.

Gates, Barbara T. In Nature's Name: An Anthology of
Women's Writing andlllustration, 1780-1930. 699 pp.,
index. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 2002.
Cloth, $27.50. ISBN#: 0-226-28446-8.

Gaukroger, Stephen. Descartes' System of Natural
Philosophy. viii + 258 pp., figs., bibl., index. New
York: CambridgeUniversityPress, 2002. Paper, $22.00.
ISBN#: 0-521-00525-6.

Gispen, Kees. Poems in Steel: NationalSocialism and
the Politics of Inventing From Weimar to Bonn. xvi +
356 pp., figs.,bibl., index. NewYork: Berghahn Books,
2002. Cloth, $75.00. ISBN#: 1-57181-242-3.

Gould, Stephen Jay. The Structure of Evolutionary
Theory. ix + 1433 pp., illus., figs., bibl., index.
Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2002. Cloth,
$39.95. ISBN#: 0-674-00613-5.

Grendler, Paul F. The Universities of the Italian
Renaissance. xx + 592 pp., illus., bibl., index. Baltimore:
Johns Hopkins University Press, 2002. Cloth, $49.50.
ISBN#: 0-8018-6631-6.

Grover, Robert F.; Reeves, John T. Attitudes on
Altitude: Pioneers' . 'Research in Colorado's
High Mountains. 214 pp., illus., references, index.
Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 2001. Cloth,
$21.95. ISBN#: 0870816454.

Gugerli,David; Speich,Daniel. Topo GrafienDerNation:
Politik, kartografische ordnung und Landschaft im 19.
Jahrhundert. 264pp., illus., bibl., index. Zurich: Chronos-
Verlag, 2002. Cloth, 29.90. ISBN#: 3-0340-0548-2.

Guterl, Matthew Pratt. The (. . -i ,, rica,
1900-1940. 256 pp., 9 halftones, notes, index.
Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2001. Cloth,
$39.95. ISBN#: 0-674-00615-1.


Hall, Marie Boas. Henry Oldenburg: Shaping the
RoyalSociety. xii + 369 pp., notes, bibl., index. Oxford:
Oxford University Press, 2002. Cloth, $100.00. ISBN#:
019851035.

Hall, Stephen. InvisibleFrontiers: TheRacetoSynthesize
A Human Gene. Foreword by James Watson. xiii + 334
pp., interviews, index. New York: Oxford University
Press, 2002. Paper, $15.95. ISBN#: 0-19-515159-3.

Halleux, R.; McClellan, J.; Berariu, D.; Xhayet, G.
De Diversis Artibus: Collection de Travaux de
L 'Academie Internationale D 'Histoire des Sciences.
850 pp. Two Books. Tome 1-Bibliography, Tome 2-
Index. Les Publications de L'Academie Royale des
Sciences de Paris, (1666-1793). Belgium: Brepols
Publishers, 2001. ISBN#: 2-503-51197-X.

Hardy, Anne; Wilkinson, Lise. Prevention and Cure:
The London School ofHygiene & Tropical Medicine, A
20th Century Questfor Global Public Heath. vi + 438
pp., figs., illus., app., table, index. London: London
School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, 2001. 65.
ISBN#: 0710306245.

Harre, Rom. Great Scientific Experiments: Twenty
Experiments that changed our View of the World. 224
pp., illus., bibl., index. Mineoloa: Dover Publications,
2002. Paper, $11.95. ISBN#: 0-486-42263-1.

Hays, Samuel P. A History ofEnvironmental Politics
Since 1945. ix + 256 pp., index. Pittsburgh: University
of Pittsburgh Press, 2000. Paper, $19.95. ISBN#:
0822957477.

Healy, David. The Creation ofPsychopharmacology.
416 pp., notes, index. Cambridge: Harvard University
Press, 2001. Cloth, $39.95. ISBN#: 0-674-00619-4.

Heath, T. L. (ed.) The Works ofArchimedes. Edited by T.
L. Heath. clxxxvi + 326pp. + [52pp.]; 1897. Unabridged
reprint with 1912 supplement. Mineola, NY: Dover
Publications, Inc. Cloth, $24.95. ISBN#: 0-486-42084-1.

Hook, Diana; Norman, Jeremy. Origins of
Cyberspace: A Library on the History ofComputing,
Networking, and Telecommunications. x + 670 pp.,
illus., index. Novato: Norman Publishing, 2002. Cloth,
$500. ISBN#: 0-930405-85-4.

Hopwood, Nick. Embryos in wax: Models from the
Ziegler Studio. ix + 206 pp., color photos, notes, tables,
bibl., index. Cambridge: University of Cambridge.
ISBN#: 0-906271-18-5.

Hu, T. C.; Shing, M. T. CombinatorialAlgorithms. xiv
+ 354pp., figs, app., bibls., index. 1982. Enlarged
second edition with new final chapters. Mineola, NY:
Dover Publications, Inc., 2002. Cloth, $16.95. ISBN#:
0-486-41962-2.

Ihm, Sibylle. Clavis Commentariorum der antiken
medizinischen Texte. vii + 268 pp., summary, index.
Leiden: BrillAcademic Publishers, 2002. Cloth,. ISBN#:
90-04-12334-2.

Jackson, Mark. Infanticide: Historical Perspectives on
Child Murder and Concealment, 1550-2000. xiii + 293
pp., illus., index. Burlington: Ashgate Publishing
Company, 2002. Cloth, $84.95. ISBN#: 0-7546-0318-0.

Jamison, Andrew. The Making ofGreen Knowledge:
Environmental Politics and Cultural Transformation.
xi + 205 pp., bibl., index. New York: Cambridge
University Press, 2002. Paper, $22.00. ISBN#: 0-521-
79687-3.


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Jensen, Martin. Engineering and Technology, 1650-
1750: Illustrations and Texts from Original Sources.
208 pp., illus.,bibl. Mineola: Dover Publications, 2002.
Paper, $21.95. ISBN#: 0-486-42232-1.

Jha, Stefania Ruzsits. Reconsidering Michael
Polanyi 's Philosophy. vii + 318 pp., notes, bibl., index.
Pittsburgh: University ofPittsburgh Press, 2002. Cloth,
$32.00. ISBN#: 0-8229-4165-1.

Keller, Evelyn Fox. The Century of the Gene. 186 pp.,
illus., notes, bibl. Originally published in 2000. Paper,
in 2002. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2002.
Paper, $14.95. ISBN#: 0-674-00825-1.

Keynes, R. D. Charles Darwin's Beagle Diary. 504
pp., illus., biblio., index. Originally published in
Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1988. Paper,
2001. Paper, $22.00. ISBN#: 0521003172.

Keynes, Randal. Darwin, His Daughter & Human
Evolution. xv + 384 pp., illus., notes, index. New York:
Riverhead Books, 2001. Cloth, $26.95. ISBN#:
1573221929.

Kneeland, Timothy W.; Warren, Carol A. B.
Pushbutton Psychiatry: A History ofElectroshock in
America. xxvii + 135 pp., bibl., index. Westport:
GreenwoodPublishing Group Inc., 2002. Cloth, $62.95.
ISBN#: 0-275-96815-4.

Krantzler, Mel; Krantzler, Patricia Biondi. Down
and Out in Silicon Valley: The High Cost of the High-
Tech Dream. 200 pp. Amherst: Prometheus Books,
2002. Cloth, $26.00. ISBN#: 1-57392-926-3.

Krementsov, Nikolai. The Cure: A Story of Cancer
andPolitics from theAnnals ofthe Cold War. xvi + 261
pp., illus., notes, index. Chicago: University of Chicago
Press, 2002. Cloth, 26.00. ISBN#: 0-226-45284-0.

Ladyman, James. Understanding Philosophy of
Science. xiii + 290 pp., glossary, bibl., index. New
York: Routledge Publishing, 2002. Paper, $21.95.
ISBN#: 0-415-22157-9.

Lambert, Ladina Bezzola. Imagining the
Unimaginable: ThePoetics ofEarlyModern Astronomy.
182 pp., illus., bibl. Netherlands: Rodopi, 2002. Paper,
$34.50. ISBN#: 90-420-1578-0.

Langdale, Allan. Hugo Munsterberg on Film: "The
Photoplay:A PsychologicalStudy "andOther Writings.
Edited by Allan Langdale. 210 pp., illus., index. New
York: Routledge, 2001. Cloth, $85.00. Paper $21.95.
ISBN#: 0415937078.

Lee, Henry C. Cracking Cases: The Science ofSolving
Crimes. 300 pp., illus., notes, index. Amherst:
Prometheus Books, 2002. Cloth, $26.00. ISBN#: 1-
57392-985-9.

Levy, David. Cosmic Discoveries. The Wonders of
Astronomy. With Wendee Wallach-Levy. 232 + xxiv
pp., illus., index. Amherst: Prometheus Books, 2001.
Cloth, $28. ISBN#: 1-57392-931-X.

Liepmann, H. W.; Roshko, A. Elements of
Gasdynamics. v + 443 pp., illus., figs., tables, appendix,
index. Originally published in 1957 by John Wiley and
Sons Inc., New York. Mineola: Dover Publications,
2001. Paper, $24.95. ISBN#: 0-486-41963-0.


Linn, Carl Von.Nemesis Divina. Editedandtranslated
with an introduction and explanatory notes by M. J.
Petry. xviii + 483 pp., table, bibl., index. Dordrecht/
Boston/London: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2001.
Cloth, 195, $169, 119. ISBN#: 0-7923-6820-7.

Livingstone, David N. Science, Space and
Hermeneutics. Hettner-Lecture 2001. 116 pp.,
illustrations. Heidelberg: University of Heidelberg,
2002. ISBN#: 3-88570-505-2.

Long, Pamela O. Openness, Secrecy, Authorship:
Technical Arts and the Culture of Knowledge from
Antiquity to theRenaissance. xii+ 384pp., illus.,notes,
bibl., index. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press,
2001. Cloth, $55.00. ISBN#: 0801866065.

Loraux, Nicole. The Divided City: On Memory and
Forgetting in Ancient Athens. 360 pp., notes, bibl.,
index. Cambridge: The MIT Press, 2002. Cloth, $30.00.
ISBN#: 1-890951-08-0.

Lutz, Peter L. The Rise ofExperimental Biology: An
Illustrated History. Foreword by Bob Boutilier. xiv +
201 pp., illus., figs., bibl., index. Totowa, NJ: Humana
Press, 2002. Cloth, $59.50. ISBN#: 0-896-03835-1.

Maas, A. J. P. Atomisme en individualism: De
Amsterdamse natuurkunde tusen 1877 en 1940. 296
pp., illus., index. Amsterdam: Uitgerverij Verloren,
2001. Paper,. ISBN#: 90-6550-678-0.

Machamer, Peter; Silberstein, Michael. TheBlackwell
Guide to the Philosophy of Science. v + 347 pp., index.
Blackwell Philosophy Guides. Malden: Blackwell
Publishing, 2002. Paper, $34.95. ISBN#: 0631221085.

Maclean, Ian. Logic, Signs and Nature in the
Renaissance: The Case ofLearnedMedicine. xvi + 407
pp., figs., bibl., index. NewYork: Cambridge University
Press, 2001. Cloth, $70.00. ISBN#: 0-521-80648-8.

Marcus, Julie. The Indomitable Miss Pink: A Life in
Anthropology. 352 pp., 30 photos, map. University of
New South Wales Press, 2002. Paper, $32.95. ISBN#:
0-86840-547-7.

Margulis, Lynn; Sagan, Dorion. Acquiring Genomes:A
Theor .. .. ForewordbyErnstMayr.
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Books, 2002. Cloth, $28.00. ISBN#: 0-465-04391-7.

Matton, Sylvain (ed.). Documents oublies sur
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Droz, 2001. Cloth, FF 130. ISBN#: 2-600-00654-0.

Maudlin, Tim. Quantum Non-Locality and Relativity.
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published in 1994. Paper, 2002. Malden: Blackwell
Publishing, 2002. Paper, $29.95. ISBN#: 0631232214.

Mayewski, Paul Andrew; White, Frank. The Ice
Chronicles: The Quest to Understand Global Climate
Change. Foreword by Lynn Margulis. xxv + 233 pp.,
illus., tables., figs., references, index. Hanover:
University Press of New England, 2002. Cloth, $24.95.
ISBN#: 1-58465-061-3.

McCook, Stuart. States ofNature: Science, Agriculture,
and Environment in the Spanish Caribbean, 1760-
1940. 232 pp., illus., notes, illus., index Austin:
University of Texas Press, 2002. Cloth, $50.00. ISBN#:
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McCrank, Lawrence J. Historical Information
Science:An Emerging Unidiscipline. 1500pp. Medford:
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1-57387-071-4.

McGowan, Christopher. The Dragon Seekers: How
an Extraordinary Circle ofFossilists Discovered the
Dinosaurs and Paved the Wayfor Darwin. xvi + 254
pp., illus.,notes, index. Cambridge: Perseus Publishing,
2002. Cloth, $17.00. ISBN#: 0-7382-0673-3.

Michaels, Leon. The Eighteenth-Century Origins of
Angina Pectoris: Predisposing Causes, Recognition
andAftermath. xvii +219 pp., figs.,bibl, index. London:
The Wellcome Trust Centre for the History of Medicine
at UCL. Cloth, $50.00. ISBN#: 0-85484-073-7.

Mirowski, Philip. Machine Dreams: Economics
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references, index. New York: Cambridge Press, 2002.
Paper, $35.00. ISBN#: 0-521-77283-4.

Moseley,JamesW.: I'llck. a.l I I. ... Close
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371 pp., photos, index. Amherst: Prometheus Books,
2002. Cloth, $25.00. ISBN#: 1-57392-991-3.

Nance, Brian. Turquet de Mayerne as Baroque
Physician: The Ar. '. Portraiture. I+ 237 pp.,
illus., tables, bibl., index. The Wellcome Series in the
History of Medicine. Clio Medica 65. New York:
Rodopi, 2001. Paper, $23.00. ISBN#: 90-420-1131-9.

Nikulin, Dmitri. Matter, Imagination and Geometry
Ontology, Natural Philosophy and mathematics in
Plotinus, Proclus and Descartes. 304 pp., conclusion,
bibl., index. Brookfield: Ashgate Publishing Company,
2001. Cloth, $79.95. ISBN#: 0-7546-1574.

Norman, Eliane; Taylor, Walter Kingsley. Andre
Michaux in Florida: An Eighteenth-Century Botanical
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index. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2002.
Cloth, $39.95. ISBN#: 0-8130-2444-7.

Novacek, Michael. TimeTraveler: -.. -.'
andAncient Mammals From Montana to Mongolia. 352
pp., figs., notes, index. New York: Farrar, Straus and
Giroux, 2002. Cloth, $26.00. ISBN#: 0374278806.

Oldroyd, David R. The Earth Inside and Out: Some
Major Contributions to Geology in the Twentieth Century.
Geological Society Special PublicationNo. 192.369pp.,
illus., tables, graphs, index. London: Geological Society
Publishing House, 2002. ISBN#: 1-86239-096-7.

Oliver, Robert. Making the Modern Medical School:
The Wisconsin Stories. ix + 156 pp., illus., index.
Nantucket: Science History Publications/USA, 2002.
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Oster, Malcolm. Science in Europe, 1500-1800: A
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York: Palgrave Global Publishing, 2002. Paper, $21.95.
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Parham, John. The Environmental Tradition in English
Literature. xvi + 238 pp., bibl., index. Brookfield: Ashgate
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Paul, Harry W. Bacchic Medicine: Wine andAlcohol
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Pauly, Philip J. From Meriwether Lewis to Alfred
Kinsey: Biologists and the Promise of American Life.
336 pp., 48 halftones, notes, index. Originally published
in 2000. Paper, 2002. Princeton: Princeton University
Press, 2002. Paper, $18.95. ISBN#: 0-691-90286-9.

Pederson, Berit. A Guide to the Archives of the Royal
EntomologicalSociety. x +198 pp.,illus., app. Broofield:
Ashgate Publishing Company, 2002. Cloth, $74.95.
ISBN#: 0-75460-106-4.

Pederson, Fritz S. The Toledan Tales, Volumes 1-4.
1662 pp., app.,tables, index. Copenhagen: C.A. Reitzel,
2002. Cloth, 4 volumes. ISBN#: 87-7876-267-7.

Pesic, Peter. Seeing Double: Shared Identities in
Physics, Philosophy, and Literature. 184 pp., illus.,
notes, index. Cambridge: The MIT Press, 2002. Cloth,
$24.95. ISBN#: 0262162059.

Plotkin, Mariano Ben. Freud in the Pampas: The
Emergence and Development of a Psychoanalytic
Culture inArgentina. 336 pp., notes, references, index.
Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2002. Cloth,
$60.00. ISBN#: 0804740542.

Plotnitsky, Arkady. The Knowable and the
Unknowable: Modern Science, Nonclassical Thought,
and the "Two Cultures. xxiii + 319 pp., notes, bibl.,
index. Ann Arbor: The University of Michigan Press,
2002. Paper, $24.95. ISBN#: 0-472-06797-4.

Pouget, Jean-Michel. La Science goetheene des vivants:
De 'histoire naturelle a la biologie evolutioniste. Volume
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Publishing, 2001. Paper, $61.95. ISBN#: 3-906766-58-6.

Raby, Peter. Alfred Russel Wallace: A Life. 352 pp.,
illus., notes, index. Princeton: Princeton University
Press, 2001. Cloth, $29.95. ISBN#: 0-691-00695-4.

Rea, Tom. Bone Wars: The Excavation and Celebrity
ofAndrew Carnegie'sDinosaur. 276 pp., Illus., epilogue,
bibl., index. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press,
2001. Cloth, $25.00. ISBN#: 0822941732.

Regal, Brian. Henry Fairfield Osborn: Race and the
Search for the Origins 1' xix + 220 pp., illus.,
bibl., index. Burlington: Ashgate Publishers, 2002.
Cloth, $79.95. ISBN#: 0-7546-0587-6.

Rigden, John S. Hydrogen: The EssentialElement. viii
+ 280 pp., illus., figs., tables, index. Cambridge, MA/
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ISBN#: 0-674-00738-7.

Robbins, Louise E. Elephant Slaves & Pampered
Parrots: Exotic Animals in Eighteenth-Century Paris.
xiv + 349 pp., illus., notes, index. Baltimore: Johns
Hopkins University Press, 2002. Cloth, $48.00. ISBN#:
0-8018-6753-3.

Rostistlavov, Dmitrii. Provincial Russia in the Age of
Enlightenment: The Memoir of a Priest's Son. 236 pp.
Dekalb: Northern Illinois University Press, 2002. Cloth,
$42.00. ISBN#: 0875802850.

Sandler, Todd. Economic Concepts for the Social
Sciences. xiv + 285pp., figs., table, bibl., index.
Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2001. Cloth,
$65.00. ISBN#: 0-521-79262-2.

Santesmases, MariaJesfis.Entre CajalYOchoa: Ciencias
Boimedicas en la Espana de Franco, 1939-1975.203 pp.,
bibl., index. Madrid: Consejo Superior de Investigaciones
Cientificas, 2001. ISBN#: 84-00-0613-X.


Seaborg, Glenn T. Adventures in the Atomic Age:
From Watts to Washington. 352 pp., illus., index. New
York: Farrar Straus & Giroux, 2001. Cloth, $25.00.
ISBN#: 0374299919.

Shapiro, Jerome F. Atomic Bomb Cinema: The
Apocalyptic Imagination on Film. ix + 384 pp., illus.,
filmography, index. NewYork: Routledge, 2001. Paper,
$24.95. ISBN#: 0-415-93659-4.

Sill, Geoffrey. The Cure ofthePassions andthe Origins
of the English Novel. v + 26 pp., notes, biblio., index.
New York: Cambridge University Press, 2002. Cloth,
$60.00. ISBN#: 0-521-80805-7.

Smith, A. Mark. Alhacen's Theory of Visual
Perception:A CriticalEdition, withEnglish Translation
and Commentary, ofthe First Three Books ofAlhacen 's
De Aspectibus, the Medieval Latin Version oflbn al-
Haytham 's Kitab al-Manazir. Volume One and Two.
819 pp., figs., app., glossary, bibl., index. Philadelphia:
American Philosophical Society, 2001. Paper. ISBN#:
0-87169-914-1.

Sobel, Dava. Letters to Father: Suor Maria Celeste to
Galileo, 1623-1633. 377 pp. Translated and annotated
by Dava Sobel. New York: Walker & Company, 2001.
Cloth, $40.00. ISBN#: 0802713874.

Sonnert, Gerhard. IvoryBridges: Connecting Science
and Society. With the assistance of Gerald Holton. 227
pp., app., notes, reference, index. Cambridge: The MIT
Press, 2002. Cloth, $30.00. ISBN#: 0-262-19471-6.

Sterckx, Roel. The Animal and the Daemon in Early
China. ix + 375 pp., notes, bibl. Index. Albany: State
University of New York Press, 2002. Paper, $34.95.
ISBN#: 0-7914-5270-0.

Stewart, Ian. Flatterland: Like Flatland, Only More
So. x + 301 pp., figs., index. Originally published in
2001. Cambridge, Mass: Perseus Books Group, 2002.
Paper, $17.00. ISBN#: 0-7382-0675-X.

Sutter, Paul S. Driven Wild: How the Fight Against
Automobiles Launched the Modern Wilderness
Movement. 360 pp., 36 illus., bibl., index. Seattle:
University of Washington Press, 2002. Cloth, $35.00.
ISBN#: 0-295-98219-5.

Tantillo, Astrida Orle. The Will to Create: Goethe's
Philosophy of Nature. xiv + 241 pp., illus., bibl., index.
Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 2002. Cloth,
$32.50. ISBN#: 0-822904177-5.

Thompson, Emily. The Soundscape of Modernity:
ArchitecturalAcoustics and the Culture ofListening in
America, 1900-1933. ix + 500 pp., illus., figs., notes,
bibl., index. Cambridge: The MIT Press, 2002. Cloth,
$44.95. ISBN#: 0-262-20138-0.

Torreii,. llu-i '.. i ..... *-.-. ...,.1750-
1850. xii + 350 pp., maps, figures, index. Burlington:
Ashgate Publishers, 2002. Cloth, $105.95. ISBN#: 0-
86078-876-8.

Trefil, James. The Encyclopedia of Science and
Technology. 560 pp., 750 color illus., index. NewYork:
Routledge Publishers, 2001. Cloth, $50.00. ISBN#: 0-
415-93724-8.

Tymieniecka, Ann-Teresa. Analecta Husserliana:
Life-The Play ofLife on the Stage of the World in Fine
Arts, Stage-Play and Literature. ix + 368 pp., illus.,
index. The Yearbook of Phenomenological Research,
Volume LXXIII. AZ Dordrecht: Kluwer Academic
Publishers, 2001. Cloth, $152.00. ISBN#: 0792370325.


Vande Walle, W. F. (ed.). Dodonceus in Japan:
Translation and the Scientific Mind in the Tokugawa
Period. Co-editor Kazuhiko Kasaya. (Based on papers
presented at an international symposium jointly
organized by the International Research Center for
Japanese Studies, Kyoto, and the Section of Japanese
Studies of the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, October
1998, Leuven.) 383 pp., illus., tables, index. Leuven,
Belgium: LeuvenUniversity Press, 2001. Cloth, $81.15.
ISBN#: 90-5867-179-8.

Vieth, Errol. Screening Science: Contexts, Texts and
Science in Fifties Science Fiction Film. v + 263pp.,
illus., tables, bibl., index. Lanham: Scarecrow Press,
2001. Cloth, $55.00. ISBN#: 0810840235.

Welter, Volker, M. Biopolis: Patrick Geddes and the
City of Life. 328 pp., 44 illus., index. Cambridge: The
MIT Press, 2001. Cloth, $39.95. ISBN#: 0-262-23211-1.

Whitfield, Peter. Astrology: A History. 208 pp., color
illus., bibl., index. New York: Harry N. Abrams, 2001.
Cloth, $35.00. ISBN#: 0810942356.

Whitworth, Michael H. Einstein's Wake: Relativity,
Metaphor, and Modernist Literature. vii + 254 pp.,
biblio, index. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2001.
Cloth, $72.00. ISBN#: 0-19-818640-1.

Williams, Dennis C. God's Wilds: John Muir's Vision
of Nature. (Environmental History Series, Number
Eighteen). xiv + 246 pp., photos, bibl., index. College
Station: Texas A&M University Press, 2002. Cloth,
$39.95. ISBN#: 1-58544-143-0.

Wise, Steven M. Drawing the Line: Science and the
Case for Animal Rights. xiii + 322 pp., notes, index.
Cambridge: Perseus Publishing, 2002. Cloth, $26.00.
ISBN#: 0-7382-0340-8.

Wolfe, David W. Tales From the Underground: A
F? l . .- . . i +221pp.,illus.,
notes, figs., index. Originally published in 2001.
Cambridge: Perseus Publishers, 2002. Paper, $18.00.
ISBN#: 0-7382-0679-2.

Yoerg, Sonja I. Clever As A Fox: Animal Intelligence
And What It Can Teach Us About Ourselves. 228 pp.,
bibl., index. Cambridge: Harvard University Press,
2002. Paper, $15.95. ISBN#: 0-674-00870-7.

Zhang, Baichun. TheEuropeanization ofAstronomical
Instruments in the Ming and Qing China (Chinese).
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