History of science, medicine & technology acquisitions, Apr.-May 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!

Anatomical dissection in Enlightenment England and beyond [electronic resource] : autopsy, pathology and display / edited by Piers Mitchell. History of medicine in context. Farnham, Surrey, England Burlington, VT : Ashgate, [2012]
Anatomy and anatomists in early modern Spain / Bjørn Okholm Skaarup. History of medicine in context. Farnham, Surrey, England Burlington, VT : Ashgate, [2015]
Anatomy of murder : ethical transgressions and anatomical science during the Third Reich / Sabine Hildebrandt. New York : Berghahn Books, 2016.
Aristotle on female animals [electronic resource] : a study of the generation of animals / Sophia M. Connell. Cambridge classical studies. New York : Cambridge University Press, 2016.
Arthur Smith Woodward : his life and influence on modern vertebrate palaeontology / edited by Z. Johanson, P. M. Barrett, M. Richter, and M. Smith, Natural History Museum, UK. Geological Society special publication no. 430. London : The Geological Society, 2016.
Beyond the state : the Colonial Medical Service in British Africa / edited by Anna Greenwood. Studies in imperialism. Manchester : Manchester University Press, 2016.
Body divided [electronic resource] : human beings and human ‘material’ in modern medical history / edited by Sarah Ferber and Sally Wilde. History of medicine in context. Farnham, Surrey Burlington, VT : Ashgate, [2011]
Cambridge companion to Newton / edited by Rob Iliffe, George E. Smith. Cambridge, United Kingdom : Cambridge University Press, 2016.
Catching nature in the act : Réaumur and the practice of natural history in the eighteenth century / Mary Terrall. Chicago London : The University of Chicago Press, [2014]
Cold War science and the transatlantic circulation of knowledge / edited by Jeroen van Dongen associate editors Friso Hoeneveld, Abel Streefland. History of science and medicine library v. 51. Leiden Boston : Brill, [2015]
Cuore, sangue e cervello : biologia e antropologia nel pensiero antico / Paola Manuli, Mario Vegetti. Monografie di Episteme 7. Milano : Episteme, ©1977.
Daughters of alchemy : women and scientific culture in early modern Italy / Meredith K. Ray. I Tatti studies in Italian Renaissance history. Cambridge, Massachusetts : Harvard University Press, 2015.
Denim : fashion’s frontier / Emma McClendon. New Haven : Yale University Press, in association with The Fashion Institute of Technology, New York, [2016]
Designing tomorrow : America’s world’s fairs of the 1930s / edited by Robert W. Rydell and Laura Burd Schiavo with contributions by Robert Bennett [and others]. New Haven : Yale University Press, ©2010.
Early American daguerreotype : cross-currents in art and technology / Sarah Kate Gillespie. Lemelson Center studies in invention and innovation. Cambridge, Massachusetts : The MIT Press, [2016]
Early modern medicine and natural philosophy / Peter Distelzweig, Benjamin Goldberg, Evan R. Ragland, editors. History, philosophy and theory of the life sciences v. 14. Dordrecht : Springer, [2016]
Elegant anatomy : the eighteenth-century Leiden anatomical collections / by Marieke M.A. Hendriksen. History of science and medicine library v. 47 Leiden Boston : Brill, [2015]
Escritos de técnica, poética y mística / José Val del Omar edición a cargo de Javier Ortiz-Echagüe prólogo de Santos Zunzunegui. Coup de dés Barcelona : Ediciones de La Central Madrid : Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofi?a, 2010.
Essays on the history of scientific thought in modern Japan / edited by Osamu Kanamori translated by Christopher Carr and M.G. Sheftall. Japan Library. Tokyo : Japan Publishing Industry Foundation for Culture, 2016.
Experten der Vernichtung : das T4-Reinhardt-Netzwerk in den Lagern Belzec, Sobibor und Treblinka / Sara Berger. Studien zur Gewaltgeschichte des 20. Jahrhunderts. Hamburg : Hamburger Edition, 2013.
Female patients in early modern Britain [electronic resource] : gender, diagnosis, and treatment / Wendy D. Churchill. History of medicine in context. Farnham, Surrey Burlington, VT : Ashgate, 2012.
For all of humanity [electronic resource]: Mesoamerican and colonial medicine in Enlightenment Guatemala / Martha Few. Tucson : The University of Arizona Press, 2015.
Gardens Trust CGT yearbook. London : The Gardens Trust, 2016-
Germ of an idea : contagionism, religion, and society in Britain, 1660-1730 / Margaret DeLacy. Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire : Palgrave Macmillan, 2016.
Halle Orphanage as scientific community : observation, eclecticism, and pietism in the early Enlightenment / Kelly Joan Whitmer. Chicago London : The University of Chicago Press, [2015]
Hospitals and urbanism in Rome, 1200-1500 / by Carla Keyvanian. Brill’s studies in intellectual history, volume 251; Brill’s studies on art, art history, and intellectual history volume 12. Leiden Boston : Brill, [2015]
Ideas of Chinese gardens : Western accounts, 1300-1860 / edited by Bianca Maria Rinaldi. Penn studies in landscape architecture;”Penn studies in landscape architecture.” Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, [2016]
Infinite series in a history of analysis : stages up to the verge of summability / Hans-Heinrich Körle. Berlin Boston : De Gruyter Oldenbourg, [2015]
Inventing the mathematician : gender, race, and our cultural understanding of mathematics / Sara N. Hottinger. Albany : State University of New York Press, [2016]
Invention of science : a new history of the scientific revolution / David Wootton. London : Allen Lane, an imprint of Penguin Books, 2015.
Kuhn’s Structure of Scientific Revolutions at fifty : reflections on a science classic / edited by Robert J. Richards and Lorraine Daston. Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2016.
Lab girl / Hope Jahren. New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2016.
Leprosy and charity in medieval Rouen / Elma Brenner. Royal Historical Society Studies in History. New Series. Woodbridge, Suffolk : The Boydell Press, an imprint of Boydell & Brewer Ltd., 2015.
Lysenko’s ghost : epigenetics and Russia / Loren Graham. Cambridge, Massachusetts : Harvard University Press, 2016.
Medical consulting by letter in France, 1665-1789 [electronic resource] / Robert Weston. History of medicine in context. Farnham, England Burlington, Vt. : Ashgate, [2013]
Medicine and colonialism : historical perspectives in India and South Africa / edited by Poonam Bala. Empires in perspective no. 22. London : Pickering & Chatto, 2014.
Medicine and morality in Egypt : gender and sexuality in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries / Sherry Sayed Gadelrab. Library of Middle East history v.49. London New York : I B Tauris, 2016.
Medicine, trade and empire : Garcia de Orta’s Colloquies on the simples and drugs of India (1563) in context / edited by Palmira Fontes Da Costa, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Portugal. History of medicine in context. Farnham, Surrey, England : Ashgate, [2015]
Menagerie : the history of exotic animals in England, 1100-1837 / Caroline Grigson. Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2016.
Mind that found itself : an autobiography / by Clifford Whittingham Beers. Garden City, New York : Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc., 1945.
Neurological concepts in ancient Greek medicine / by Thomas Walshe III, MD, Assistant Professor of Neurology, Harvard Medical School, Chief, General Neurology Division, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA. Oxford New York : Oxford University Press, [2016]
Pietro Porcinai and the landscape of modern Italy / edited by Marc Treib and Luigi Latini. Farnham, Surrey : Ashgate Publishing Limited, [2016]
Public health and national reconstruction in post-war Asia : international influences, local transformations / edited by Liping Bu and Ka-che Yip. Routledge studies in the modern history of Asia 100. London New York : Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2015.
Public health and the imperial project / [edited by] Juanita De Barros and Sean Stilwell. Harriet Tubman series on the African diaspora Trenton, New Jersey : Africa World Press, [2016]
Pyrite : a natural history of fool’s gold / David Rickard. New York : Oxford University Press, [2015]
Quite right : the story of mathematics, measurement, and money / Norman Biggs. Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2016.
Red revolution, green revolution : scientific farming in socialist China / Sigrid Schmalzer. Chicago ; London : University of Chicago Press, 2016.
Reductive explanation in the biological sciences / Marie I. Kaiser. History, philosophy and theory of the life sciences v. 16. Cham : Springer, [2015]
Representing space in the scientific revolution / David Marshall Miller. Cambridge, United Kingdom : Cambridge University Press, 2014.
Robert Mapplethorpe : the archive / Frances Terpak & Michelle Brunnick with essays by Patti Smith and Jonathan Weinberg. Los Angeles, California : The Getty Research Institute, [2016]
Rockefeller Foundation, public health and international diplomacy, 1920-1945 / by Josep L. Barona. Studies for the Society for the Social History of Medicine no. 24. London : Pickering & Chatto, 2015.
Science and empire in the Atlantic world / edited by James Delbourgo and Nicholas Dew. New York : Routledge, 2008.
Sociable knowledge [electronic resource] : natural history and the nation in early modern Britain / Elizabeth Yale. Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, Inc. [2016]
Suzanne Noël : cosmetic surgery, feminism and beauty in early twentieth-century France / Paula J. Martin, Georgia Southwestern State University, USA. History of medicine in context. Farnham, Surrey, England Burlington, VT : Ashgate, [2014]
Toward thorough, accurate, and reliable : a History of the Foreign relations of the United States series / William B. McAllister [and three others] [Washington, D.C.] : U.S. Department of State, Office of the Historian, Bureau of Public Affairs, 2015
Toxic histories : poison and pollution in modern India / David Arnold. Science in History. Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2016.
Typhoid fever : a history / Richard Adler and Elise Mara. Jefferson, North Carolina : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, [2016]
Unnatural history of emerging infections / Ron Barrett and George J. Armelagos. Oxford, United Kingdom : Oxford University Press, 2013.
Uroscopy in early modern Europe / Michael Stolberg, University of Würzburg, Germany translated by Logan Kennedy and Leonhard Unglaub. History of medicine in context. Farnham Surrey, UK Burlington, VT : Ashgate, [2015]
Val del Omar, cinemista / Román Gubern. Los Libros de la estrella 22. Ensayos y evocaciones 22. Granada : Diputación de Granada, 2004.
Wounds in the Middle Ages / edited by Anne Kirkham and Cordelia Warr. History of medicine in context. Farnham, Surrey, England Burlington, VT : Ashgate Publishing, [2014]

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