History of science, medicine & technology acquisitions, Dec. 2015-Jan. 2016

This is a list of books added to our catalog with call number Q-T and history or biography in the subject headings plus a few books added by request. This is not a comprehensive list of new books. There are certainly other new books related to the history of science, technology and medicine, so please search the catalog for specific titles. Requests welcome! You can send requests to Ruth Lewis, to your primary Subject Librarian, or to the book request form. Please click on the titles for current location and status of the book. Remember that the Becker Medical Library also adds books and ebooks which may interest WU history of science folks!

Calling special attention to our online access to Oxford encyclopedia of the history of American science, medicine, and technology / Hugh Richard Slotten, editor in chief. Oxford New York : Oxford University Press, [2014]

Ancient concepts of the Hippocratic : papers presented at the XIIIth International Hippocrates Colloquium, Austin, Texas, August 2008 / edited by Lesley Dean-Jones and Ralph M. Rosen. Leiden Boston : Brill, [2016]
Ancient medicine in its socio-cultural context : papers read at the congress held at Leiden University, 13-15 April 1992 / edited by Ph. J. van der Eijk, H.F.J. Horstmanshoff, P.H. Schrijvers. Amsterdam Atlanta, GA : Rodopi, 1995.
Builders of the vision : software and the imagination of design / Daniel Cardoso Llach. New York, NY : Routledge, [2015]
Chop suey, USA : the story of Chinese food in America / Yong Chen. New York : Columbia University Press, [2014]
Cuvier’s History of the natural sciences : nineteen lessons on the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries = L’histoire des sciences naturelles de Cuvier : dix-neuf leçons sur les seizième et dix-septième siècles / Georges Cuvier edited by Théodore W. Pietsch translated by Béatrice Marx. Paris, France : Publications scientifiques du Muséum national d’histoire naturelle, [2015]
Dawn of the neuron : the early struggles to trace the origin of nervous systems / Michel Anctil. Montreal : McGill-Queen’s University Press, [2015]
Decoding the mechanisms of antikythera astronomical device / Jian-Liang Lin, Hong-Sen Yan. Heidelberg : Springer, [2016]
Edo no dōshokubutsu zufu / [kanshū Kano Hiroyuki]. Tōkyō : Kawade Shobō Shinsha, 2015.
Empires of coal : fueling China’s entry into the modern world order, 1860-1920 / Shellen Xiao Wu. Stanford, California : Stanford University Press, [2015]
Epidemics in context : Greek commentaries on Hippocrates in the Arabic tradition / edited by Peter E. Pormann. Berlin Boston : De Gruyter, [2012]
Era of experiments and the age of wonder : scientific expansion from the seventeenth to the nineteenth centuries : proceedings of the symposium in honor of the reopening of the Dibner Library of the History of Science and Technology, and the Smithsonian Libraries’ Resident Scholar Program (Online version)/ edited by Lilla Vekerdy Washington, D.C. : Smithsonian Institution Scholarly Press, 2015
Era of experiments and the age of wonder : scientific expansion from the seventeenth to the nineteenth centuries : proceedings of the symposium in honor of the reopening of the Dibner Library of the History of Science and Technology, and the Smithsonian Libraries’ Resident Scholar Program / edited by Lilla Vekerdy Washington, D.C. : Smithsonian Institution Scholarly Press, 2015
Evolution of forensic psychiatry : history, current developments, future directions / edited by Robert L. Sadoff, M.D. Oxford New York : Oxford University Press, [2015]
Galen on bloodletting : a study of the origins, development, and validity of his opinions, with a translation of the three works / Peter Brain. Cambridge [Cambridgeshire] New York : Cambridge University Press, 1986.
Gentō suraido no hakubutsushi : purojekushon media no kōkogaku / hen Waseda Daigaku Tsubouchi Hakushi Kinen Engeki Hakubutsukan hencho Tsuchiya Shin’ichi, Ōkubo Ryō, Endō Miyuki. Tōkyō : Seikyūsha, 2015.
Great knowledge transcendence : the rise of western science and technology reframed / Dengjian Jin. Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, 2016.
Health care in eleventh-century China / Nathan Sivin. Cham New York : Springer, [2015]
Homenaje a Sabino Berthelot en el centenario de su fallecimiento, 1880-1980 / Instituto de Estudios Canarios. La Laguna [Tenerife] : El Instituto, 1980.
Invention de l’hystérie au temps des Lumières, 1670-1820. English;”On hysteria : the invention of a medical category between 1670 and 1820 / Sabine Arnaud.” Chicago : The University of Chicago Press, [2015]
Jardin dans l’antiquité : introduction et huit exposés suivis de discussions / par Kathleen Coleman, Christian E. Loeben, Stephanie Dalley, Évelyne Prioux, Rabun Taylor, Annalisa Marzano, Bettina Bergmann, Giulia Caneva, Robin Lane Fox entretiens préparés par Kathleen Coleman et présidés par Pierre Ducrey, 19-23 août 2013 volume édité par Kathleen Coleman, avec la collaboration de Pascale Derron. Vandoeuvres : Fondation Hardt pour l’étude de l’antiquité classique, 2014.
Jonas Salk : a life / Charlotte DeCroes Jacobs. Oxford New York : Oxford University Press, [2015]
Landscape architecture of Richard Haag : from modern space to urban ecological design / Thaïsa Way foreword by Marc Treib afterword by Laurie Olin. Seattle : University of Washington Press, [2015]
Latin America at fin-de-siècle universal exhibitions : modern cultures of visuality / Alejandra Uslenghi. Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, 2016.
Leaf from the 1583 Rembert Dodoens herbal, printed by Christopher Plantin / with a short essay by Carey S. Bliss. San Francisco : Book Club of California, 1977.
Libri coloniarum (Livres des colonies) / texte traduit et annoté par Claude Brunet [and others]. Besançon : Presses universitaires de Franche-Comté, ©2008.
Medical monopoly : intellectual property rights and the origins of the modern pharmaceutical industry / Joseph M. Gabriel. Chicago : The University of Chicago Press, [2014]
Medieval Islamic hospital : medicine, religion, and charity / Ahmed Ragab. New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2015.
Modernism and landscape architecture, 1890-1940 / edited by Therese O’Malley and Joachim Wolschke-Bulmahn. Washington [District of Columbia] : National Gallery of Art, [2015]
Natural history of English gardening, 1650-1800 / Mark Laird. New Haven London : Yale University Press, [2015]
Newton’s apple and other myths about science / edited by Ronald L. Numbers and Kostas Kampourakis. Cambridge, Massachusetts : Harvard University Press, 2015.
Nomina simplicium medicinarum ex synonymariis medii aevi collecta = Semantische Untersuchungen zum Fachwortschatz hoch- und spätmittelalter Drogenkunde / von Willem F. Daems. Leiden New York : E.J. Brill, 1993.
On hysteria : the invention of a medical category between 1670 and 1820 / Sabine Arnaud. Chicago : The University of Chicago Press, [2015]
Oxford encyclopedia of the history of American science, medicine, and technology / Hugh Richard Slotten, editor in chief. Oxford New York : Oxford University Press, [2014]
Photographs of Lewis Carroll : a catalogue raisonné / by Edward Wakeling. Austin : University of Texas Press, 2015.
Psychiatry in communist Europe / edited by Mat Savelli and Sarah Marks. Houndmills, Basingstoke Hampshire New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, 2015.
Risky medicine : our quest to cure fear and uncertainty / Robert Aronowitz. Chicago : The University of Chicago Press, 2015.
Rosemary : the hidden Kennedy daughter / Kate Clifford Larson. Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2015.
Sanitation, latrines and intestinal parasites in past populations / edited by Piers D. Mitchell, University of Cambridge, UK. Farnham, Surrey Burlington, VT : Ashgate, [2015]
Science among the Ottomans : the cultural creation and exchange of knowledge / Miri Shefer-Mossensohn. Austin, TX : University of Texas Press, 2015.;”©2015″
Science and civilisation in China, v.6 pt. 4 / by Joseph Needham. Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 1954-
Secrets of generation : reproduction in the long eighteenth century / edited by Raymond Stephanson and Darren N. Wagner. Toronto Buffalo : University of Toronto Press, [2015]
United States revenue cutters in the Civil War / by Florence Kern Bethesda, Md. : Alised Enterprises, [1988?]
Was Hitler a Darwinian? : disputed questions in the history of evolutionary theory / Robert J. Richards. Chicago London : The University of Chicago Press, 2013.
Women, modernity, and landscape architecture / Sonja Dümpelmann and John Beardsley. Abingdon, Oxon New York, NY : Routledge, [2015]
Writings of the Roman land surveyors : introduction, text, translation and commentary / Brian Campbell. London : Society for the Promotion of Roman Studies, 2000.

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Ruth is a librarian at Washington University for biology, math, history of science; she is also scholarly communications coordinator. Email: rlewis@wustl.edu Phone: 314-935-4819